News

February 21, 2020

Northwest Rail News, First Quarter 2020

All Aboard Washington (AAWA) and the Association of Oregon Rail and Transit Advocates (AORTA) have published our first joint newsletter.

December 2, 2019

Northwest Rail News, Fourth Quarter 2019

Welcome, AAWA and AORTA members! We include news from both organizations. Look for a new format in the next edition.

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)

February 16, 2019

Why Are Trains Late?

Rail is the ONLY mode of transportation in the North America that relies primarily on private investment.