News Items

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

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)