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General Keystone Corridor Articles

07.14.17 - Public Private Partnership Board Approves Projects to Pursue Development Around Train Stations (PennDOT)
05.22.17 - Additional Rail Service Between Harrisburg Pittsburgh Under Review (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
08.04.16 - Amtrak - New Locomotives Have Cut Delays (LancasterOnline)
12.21.15 - Amtrak Ridership Up On Keystone Line Northeast-Corridor (CentralPenn Business Journal)
12.16.15 - For Expanding Passenger Rail In Pa There Is High Demand But No High Speed Options (KeystoneCrossroads)
12.10.15 - Amtrak Offers Excursion Deals for Pittsburgh Trains Through Harrisburg (TribLive)
12.07.15 - Money Train PA Rail Report a Blueprint for $7 billion in Future Spending (CentralPenn Business Journal)
08.25.15 - Trains, Planes, Ports: What Improvements are in the Works in PA? (The Patriot-News)
03.16.15 - PennDOT Rail Study Examines Upgrades Possible State College Service (Centre Daily Times)
02.17.15 - Quicker Train Between PA Cities Would Cost Billions (NEXTCITY)
02.16.15 - Study Suggests No Harrisburg to Pittsburgh_Rail Improvements Any Time Soon (90.5 WESA)
02.13.15 - Report: Improvements to Pittsburgh-Harrisburg Train Service Would Be Costly (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
12.18.14 - Amtrak Says PA Ridership Increased in its Most Recent Fiscal Year (witf)
10.22.14 - New Amtrak Locomotive Debuts on Keystone Route (Progressive Railroading)
10.20.14 - New Locomotives Herald New Era for Keystone Service (Amtrak)
10.20.14 - Upgrades for Chester County Rail Stations on Track (Daily Local News)
10.18.14 - Improvements on the Way for Chesco Train Stations (
10.15.14 - Meeting Will Discuss Future of Countys 5 Major Train Stations (Daily Local News)
09.25.14 - Boosting Train Travel in Pennsylvania is a Complicated Challenge (POPCity)
09.02.14 - Dinniman Invites Comment on New Stations (
07.20.14 - At-Grade Crossing Removal at Eby Chiques (LancasterOnline)
06.28.14 - Summit Takes Big-Picture View of Keystone Rail Corridor (LancasterOnline)
03.20.14 - Chester County Leaders to Focus on Jobs and Transportation (
11.25.13 - Pennsylvania Transport Funding Measure Passes

Middletown Station Articles

01.30.17 - Proposal for Commercial Development Around Middletown Station P3 Project Takes Step Forward (PennDOT)
09.09.16 - PennDOT Takes Next Steps to Strengthen Ridership at Middletown Train Station (PennDOT)
05.17.16 - All Aboard: PennDOT Seeks Bid on Site Preparation (Press and Journal)
02.03.16 - PennDOT Hopes Track Work for New Middletown Station… (Press and Journal)
12.17.15 - PennDOT Finalizing Design For New Middletown Amtrak Station (PennLive)
11.25.15 - Middletown Amtrak Station in Pennsylvania to Get TOD Plans (ProgressiveRailroading)
11.25.15 - Middletown Two Projects Approved by Public-Private Partnership Board (MassTransit)
06.25.15 - Middletown Gets Details On New Amtrak Station (PennLive)
06.23.15 - Middletown Train Station Everyone Still On Board PennDOT Says (Press and Journal)
11.19.13 - New Station and Emaus Street Extension (PennLive)
09.04.11 - PennDOT Creates Plan to Complete Station by 2013 (PennLive)
12.06.10 - Station Site Will Be at Ann Street and Route 230 (PennLive)
12.03.10 - Station Location to be Announced Monday (PennLive)
10.31.10 - Riders Await Decision on Middletown Station (PennLive)
10.26.10 - Train Station Site Narrowed to 2 Options (PennLive)
09.04.10 - Ann Street Location Works Best for Amtrak (PennLive)
08.27.10 - Decision Nears on New Middletown Station Site (PennLive)
02.10.10 - Hotel, Restaurants Proposed for Middletown Shopping Center (PennLive)
07.30.09 - Middletown Residents Share Ideas for Train Station (PennLive)
05.21.09 - PennDOT Nears Decision on Middletown Train Station (PennLive)

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Philadelphia Station Articles

07.13.17 - Station Plaza at 30th Street Station (Curbed Philadelphia)
03.27.17 - New Renderings and Info Unveiled for Philly's 14-acre Schuylkill Yards Project (The Architects Newspaper)
01.23.17 - Amtrak Honored with Architecture Award for 30th Street Station Plan (Progressive Railroading)
06.21.16 - Brandywine, Drexel Unveil $4.5B Plan for Philly Transit Hub (
06.17.16 - Amtrak, SEPTA and Other Partners Introduce Philadelphia Station Development Plan (Progressive Railroading)
06.17.16 - Amtrak Proposes $6.5B Philadelphia Railyard Overhaul (ConstructionDive)
06.16.16 - Philadelphia Unveils 30th Street Station District Plan (RailwayAge)
03.16.16 - Amtrak Proposes Underground Concourse Linking 30th St Station (
03.16.16 - Philly's 30th St Station District Plan Gets Put to Public (metro)
03.16.16 - Plans Develop to Restore 30th Street Station Link (CBSphilly)
01.06.16 - 30th Street District Plan Connects Station (Philadephia Free Press)
12.10.15 - Amtrak Drexel and Partners Host Open House on 30th Street Station District Plan (DrexelNOW)
06.22.15 - 30th Street Station District Plan Reveals Three New Concepts (DrexelNOW)
02.18.15 - Senator Casey Urges Amtrak to Upgrade 30th Street Station (ABC 6 WPVI-TV)
01.14.15 - New Amtrak Partnership Gets Users Guaranteed Parking (Philadelphia Business Journal)
01.12.15 - Amtrak, Drexel and Partners to Host Open House (DrexelNOW)
10.30.14 - PennDOT Supports 30th St District Plan (CBSPhilly)
05.27.14 - Team Selected to Develop Joint Master Plan (DrexelNOW)
05.10.14 - Hundreds Take Part in National Train Day Festivities (CBSPhilly)
05.02.14 - Amtrak Official Outlines Long-Range Upgrade (CBSPhilly)
01.30.14 - ‘The Porch’ at 30th Street Station (keystoneedge)
11.25.13 - Pennsylvania Passes Transportation Funding (RailwayAge)
11.22.13 - West Entrance Reopens (CBSPhilly)
08.15.13 - Upgrades to West Plaza and Facade Continue (Amtrak)