News

November 1, 2020

Northwest Rail News/Washington Rail News

Northwest Rail News is the All Aboard Washington (AAWA) and Association of Oregon Rail and Transit Advocates (AORTA) joint newsletter, published quarterly starting in 2020. Washington Rail News was published quarterly by AAWA through 2019.

July 14, 2020

Update on Amtrak Cascades (WSDOT Blog)

June 24, 2020

Study on Pacific Northwest east-west train service

November 11, 2019

Empire Builder tops long-distance ridership again in 2019

Amtrak has published its ridership (by route) for fiscal year 2019.

November 7, 2019

Years After Rail Saga, Wisconsin's Talgo Trains Sit Idle

There is a chance these two trains could be sent to run on the Amtrak Cascades line through Washington and Oregon.

October 26, 2019

Presentations at Eastern Oregon Rail Summit

Here are copies of some of the material presented at the very successful Eastern Oregon Rail Summit on October 26, 2019.

June 19, 2019

Request for Proposals for Study of East-West Passenger Rail Route in Washington

Request for Proposals for Study of East-West Passenger Rail Route in Washington

May 21, 2019

East-West Passenger Rail Study, from Washington Rail News

East-West Passenger Rail Study, from Washington Rail News (2019)