August 27, 2016

NARP urges FRA, NJ Transit to expedite tunnel project

Progressive Railroading reported that the president of the National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) recently urged federal leaders to fast-track the requisite approvals for replacing the Hudson River rail tunnels. Read the entire story here.

NARP honors Rep. Cramer for support of trains

WASHINGTON – The National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) presented U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer (R) of North Dakota with the prestigious Golden Spike Award yesterday (April 30) for his strong support of passenger trains and transit, both locally and across the U.S. Although Cramer has only been in office since January 2013, he’s already played […]

NARP President Capon steps down

Ross Capon, the face of the National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) for 39 years on Capitol Hill, is stepping down from his role as president, and apparently will retire from the organization at year’s end. Dr. Larry Scott will serve as NARP acting president while the organization conducts a search for a permanent successor. […]