Amtrak Line Meets Ridership Goals for First Year in 6 Months

The new Northeast Regional extension to Lynchburg, Virginia has met its goal of 51,000 riders project for its first year in the first six months.

From the Lynchburg News & Advance: "By the end of March, it already had topped that goal by 4,000 riders, according to Amtrak and the state Department of Rail and Public Transportation.

'The Northeast Regional has just livened things up around here immensely,' said Garland Harper, an Amtrak station agent."

Full Story: Lynchburg Amtrak train exceeds goal in first six months

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