News Items

We will update this page with news articles relevant to our advocacy as they come out.

The Times-Tribune: Scranton-to-NYC train picks up steam (2023)

The Times-Tribune: PennDOT files application with feds for Scranton to NYC passenger train (2023)

The Times-Tribune: Amtrak says NYC passenger train could start by 2028 (2023)

Pocono Record: Amtrak study reveals proposed schedule, ridership for Scranton-NYC route (2023) A new Amtrak train ride from NYC to Scranton could hit 110 mph (2023)

The Times-Tribune: Federal program could be big boost for potential Scranton-to-NYC passenger train (2023)

Fox56: Area prepares application to make train from Scranton to NYC (2023)

The Times-Tribune: Train petition signatures approach 10,000 as deadline nears (2023)

Pennsylvania Capital-Star: Efforts to bring passenger rail back to NEPA keep chugging along (2023)

The Times-Tribune: Editorial All aboard for passenger rail service (2023)

The Times-Tribune: Scranton-to-NYC train supporters urge residents to sign petition (2023)

The Times-Tribune: Next big deadline looming for Scranton to New York City train

The Pocono Record: Scranton-NYC Amtrak advocates send ‘expression of interest’ to Federal Railroad Administration (2022)

The Times-Tribune: Casey, Cartwright push for action on Scranton-to-NYC rail service

The Times-Tribune: Support for Scranton-to-NYC passenger train project picks up steam (2022)

NJ.Com: NYC-to-Scranton Amtrak service would spur big economic boost to region, study says (2021)

The Times-Tribune: Amtrak says Scranton-NYC train will boost economy (2021)

The Times-Tribune: Op-Ed Legislation puts local rail service back on track (2021)

Pocono Record: Amtrak to assess Scranton-NYC infrastructure; Cartwright forms rail restoration caucus (2021)

The Times-Tribune: Amtrak, local rail authority sign deal to study NYC train (2021)

The Times-Tribune: New Amtrak funding excites Scranton to NYC train advocates (2021)

Pocono Record: Train to NYC? NEPA advocates hopeful as funding remains top question (2021)

The Times-Tribune: Biden highlights possibility of Scranton-to-NYC train in Amtrak speech (2021)

The Times-Tribune: New Amtrak map showing Scranton-NYC passenger train route excites faithful (2021)

Fox56: NYC to Scranton part of Amtrak’s 2035 vision plan (2021)

The Times-Tribune: Amtrak proposes adding passenger train route to Scranton (2020)

The Times-Tribune: New study drops cost of passenger train comeback for Scranton (2020)

The Citizens’ Voice: Wilkes-Barre eyes rail service to Philly (2019)

SRRC: PennDOT Releases Feedback Results, Big Win for the Lackawanna Cut-off (2019)

The Times-Tribune: Plans for passenger train to NYC chug forward (2019)

Progressive Railroading: Pennsylvania rail authority receives funds for Lackawana Cut-Off project (2019)

SRRC: PennDOT Secretary Richards Comes Out in Support of Lackawanna Cut-off Restoration (2019)

NJ Herald: Lackawanna Cutoff project may finally be back on track (2018)

The Times-Tribune: More of everything needed for Scranton-to-NYC passenger train (2015)