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Sue Maxell Memorial Bench

In recognition and memory of Susan Maxell, a dedicated attendant…

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Grade Crossing Improvements

Maintaining the condition of grade crossings is an important aspect…

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Spring Preventive Maintenance

NNEPRA partners with Pan Am Railways and Amtrak to ensure…

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New England Railroad Club Honors Patricia Quinn With Vincent R. Terrill Lifetime Achievement Award

Patricia Quinn, Executive Director NNEPRA The New England Railroad Club…

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Passenger Safety Is Our Priority

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NNEPRA team has…

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Brush Cutting Maintenance

NNEPRA partners with Pan Am Railways and Amtrak to ensure…

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Downeaster Train

Celebrating 19 Years

December 15, 2020 marks the 19th Anniversary of Amtrak Downeaster service between…

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Snow Train

Winter Safety Trainings

NNEPRA partners with Pan Am Railways and our station communities…

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Rail Washer

Rail Washer Reduces Slippery Rail

Like many railroads, the Amtrak Downeaster experiences slippery rail conditions…

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Bike Access Expanded

Bicycle Access Expanded on Downeaster Trains

The Amtrak Downeaster has expanded its carry-on bike program and is now…

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Summer Construction

Continuing work on the FY20 Capital Maintenance Program, NNEPRA partnered…

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Rail Safety Week

NNEPRA and the Amtrak Downeaster are committed to supporting the…

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Enhanced Station Environment

Providing a safe station experience. One of the unique features…

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NEW Train Exhibit- Spring 2021

NNEPRA is excited to announce a partnership between Amtrak and…

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Moving Forward Again Campaign

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NNEPRA marketing team…

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Amtrak Downeaster Adds More Train Service

The Amtrak Downeaster will begin operating four round-trip trains between…

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Evaluating Streetscape Ideas

Saco Transportation Center TOD Study

On June 30, 2020, Patricia Quinn, NNEPRA’s Executive Director and…

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Amtrak Downeaster Resumes Limited Service

The Amtrak Downeaster began Phase 1 of Service Restoration on…

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Ambassador Spotlight- Wayne Davis.

A true champion of passenger rail. It started with an…

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Spring Construction

Improvements and Maintenance Kicks Off NNEPRA is working in partnership…

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Enhanced Safety Protocol Photoshoot

Images captured in anticipation of a return to passenger travel….

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Building a Stronger Future

Supporting and Enhancing Existing Amtrak Downeaster Service Initiatives and programs…

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The Impact of COVID-19

Downeaster’s response to the pandemic. Over the past few weeks…

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Supporting Economic Development

More Than Passenger Rail Supporting economic development along the Downeaster…

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