“This has been a very long time coming indeed,” said Joe Flynn, secretary of the state’s Agency of Transportation.
Fisherman rescued after falling off Brattleboro bridge to avoid Amtrak train
The accident happened in the same place where another person was killed in 2015.
Middlebury bridge and rail project nears the finish line
Construction on the Middlebury Bridge and Rail Project is nearly done, with a projected completion date of Aug. 17. Grading and landscaping for new parks is still ahead.
Blittersdorf spends $5M on rail cars, envisioning commuter train
The energy developer advocates a “Vermont way” of doing rail for less money, using refurbished secondhand equipment.
UPDATED: One person injured in Essex car-train crash
(This story was updated Nov. 10 at 4:45 p.m.) ESSEX — A driver was injured late Thursday morning after pulling in front of a train, which struck the car, police […]
State looking at impacts as it charts passenger rail growth
The Vermont Transportation Board is seeking public input on the future of rail transport in the state. Ridership has increased, and the state is hoping to continue that trend.
Amtrak route cleared as crews work to retrieve locomotive
The tracks at the site of Monday's derailment of Amtrak's Vermonter in Northfield have been cleared and are once again open to rail traffic, but a workforce of specialists continues […]
Cleanup begins following Amtrak derailment in Northfield
Work begins to clean up debris from Monday's Amtrak Vermonter derailment. The amount of diesel fuel spilled is uncertain. All those hospitalized have been released, officials say.