Media Kit » Try RailPrime™ Today! »
Progressive Railroading
Newsletter Sign Up
Stay updated on news, articles and information for the rail industry



This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.




railPrime
View Current Digital Issue »


RAIL EMPLOYMENT & NOTICES



Rail News Home Passenger Rail

12/8/2010



Rail News: Passenger Rail

PennDOT purchases site for new Middletown station


advertisement

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) recently announced it selected a new location for the Middletown station to improve the community’s access to Amtrak’s Keystone Corridor.

In partnership with the Dauphin County Redevelopment Authority, PennDOT reached a $2.3 million purchase agreement for the station's site, which is near the Penn State Harrisburg campus and Harrisburg International Airport.

PennDOT will schedule a public meeting in early 2011 to gather input on design and other project considerations. The agency has not yet set a construction date.

The Middletown station initiative is part of Plan the Keystone, a program that aims to improve transit service and strengthen the communities along the Amtrak route, according to a press release.


Contact Progressive Railroading editorial staff.

More News from 12/8/2010