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Please plan to join the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for public hearings to learn about the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that is now available for review and comment. The Draft EIS details recommended improvements to increase reliability and provide capacity to add nine daily [...]
Ashland Train Day takes place in the heart of Ashland, Virginia–“the Center of the Universe!” Train Day is an event for the whole family. Come visit us along the tracks for a day of fun and excitement. We have music, games, lots of model trains, children’s train rides, food, railroad related vendors, displays and of course [...]
It is easy to talk to Ashland artist Jennifer Young--she is down-to-earth, relaxed and friendly. What you might not know is that she loves the challenge of painting in nature, also known as "en plain air." Her latest exhibit, "A Maine Experience," was the result of a 2-week adventure in Maine. As a guest artist, [...]
Article - Richmond.com By DEBBIE TRUONG Richmond Times-Dispatch Nov 5, 2015 Lauren Thompson, a member of the Ashland Main Street Association, decorates a tree located along the train tracks for Light Up the Tracks. Debbie Truong/TIMES-DISPATCH Along the railroad tracks running through Ashland, decorators spent hours Thursday stringing colorful holiday lights along shrubbery and [...]
Article - Richmond.com - December 2, 2016 Location: Ashland, VA Update: Ashland "turns on" for the holidays with "Light Up the Tracks." TEXT: The town of Ashland is decking itself out for the holidays as "a mile-long holiday card for train travelers" -- and for everyone else, too for the second year in a row. Lights will [...]
http://wric.com/2016/12/07/ashlands-holiday-lights-give-back-to-train-passengers/ By Tracey Smith Published: December 7, 2016, 11:24 pm TEXT: ASHLAND, Va. (WRIC) — More than 60 trains pass through the town of Ashland every 24 hours. Now, during the holidays, there is even more for passengers to look at: 55,000 lights! The hope is that these lights will be more than just something pretty to look at. [...]
Ashland Train Day is chugging into town November 4. Don't miss Ashland Main Street's signature event! Train Day is an event for the whole family. Come visit us along the tracks for a day of fun and excitement. We have music, games, lots of model trains, children’s train rides, food, railroad related vendors, displays and [...]