A passenger train hasn’t been seen in Madison since 1961, when the last North Western Railway train left for the city for Chicago. In more recent history, a high-speed rail […]
City Wants Public Input on Amtrak Station Study
It has been 51 years since passenger rail services operated in Madison, but a study by the City of Madison is trying to change that. And at a meeting this Wednesday, the City hopes to hear input from residents.
Madison Tries Yet Again for Passenger Rail
WORT 89.9FM Madison · Madison Tries Yet Again For Passenger Rail Until 1952, rail passengers could travel to and from Madison, Wisconsin from not one, but three rail stations, served […]
Study to find location for Amtrak train station in Madison approved
Taking the train into Chicago can be fun, but if you live in the Madison area you currently have to do a bit of a two step to reach the […]
Mayor Satya Predicts Madison-Milwaukee Rail
WORT 89.9FM Madison · TRAINS Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway is predicting a Madison-Milwaukee rail line within the next five years. She told the Milwaukee Business Journal last week that, while […]
Amtrak to cut service to Wisconsin, furlough 2050 employees nationwide...
After a record financial year in 2019, this year was set to be the first time in its nearly half-century history that Amtrak turned a profit. Instead, due to pandemic-induced financial […]