April 23, 2014

Va. agrees to pay more for Amtrak’s rail service

Responding to a federal mandate and acting on transportation legislation passed this year by the General Assembly, Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Tuesday that Virginia will assume more financial responsibility for Amtrak regional service in the state.

The agreement had to be in place by Oct. 1 or the regional rail service would have ceased in the state.

Read the complete story at the Richmond Times-Dispatch.