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2010 News Archive

December

WSDOT adds 29 rail cars to Washington Grain Train

Amtrak Cascades adds four more trains for Christmas week

Paula Hammond elected chair of national rail coalition

Washington state awarded additional federal high-speed rail funds

November

Amtrak Cascades adds 11 more trains for busy Thanksgiving travel week

Community invited to discuss plans for rail through Lakewood

October

More funding for Washington high speed rail improvements

Record ridership shows Amtrak Cascades growing more popular by the month

Amtrak Cascades getaway promotions extended through October

September

Washington state working to keep second Amtrak Cascades train service to Vancouver, B.C.

Hammond: Washington state ready to invest federal dollars in roads, rails, runways

Rail projects to promote economic development, improve mobility

Agreement expected to lead to improved Amtrak Cascades service

August

Partnership credited with second Amtrak Cascades train to Vancouver, B.C. reaching one-year mark with soaring ridership and high demand

Washington applies for $80 million in additional High Speed Intercity Passenger Rail grants

July

Amtrak Cascades continues with record ridership growth in 2010

May

WSDOT announces plan to review environmental studies for Point Defiance high speed rail project

April

Amtrak Cascades starts 2010 with record ridership growth

WSDOT calls for capital freight rail projects that advance economic development

March

B.C., Washington State Improve Cross-Border Travel

WSDOT proposes ready-to-build high-speed rail project list, waits for Federal Railroad Administration’s final approval to begin

February

Amtrak Cascades finishes 10th year with strong ridership and improved on-time performance

January

Gov. Gregoire unveils $590 million grant to Washington for high speed intercity passenger rail

Washington State 2010-2030 Freight Rail Plan identifies statewide freight rail needs

2009
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