This commentary is by Dan Peacock, a member of the Vermont Rail Action Network, the Rail Passengers Association, and Trains in the Valley. Originally Published in Vermont Digger To highlight Amtrak’s return to Vermont on Read more…
Our Trains, Our Future
A smart choice for Vermont's environment and economic vitality
Let's get local food onboard, station improvement and robust marketing!
Local Community Rail
Vermont can run rural-scale low-impact trains to Saint Albans, Middlebury and Montpelier.
Ensure that Vermont railroads and freight customers have good connections to regional markets and railroads.
We're inviting you to become a member of the Vermont Rail Action Network. As a member, you support our mission and organization. Members also get a VRAN I'd Rather be on the Train' bumper sticker, and a discount for tickets to our gala Annual Dinner.
Your Support Matters
Add your voice to help us keep our elected officials aware of public support for Vermont’s railroad use goals.
Rail can improve the lives of all Vermonters—even those who have never set foot on a train. How? Visit our page on the benefits of rail in Vermont for some answers.
All transportation in America depends upon public investment.
Public investment depends upon our elected representatives, who act based on their perceptions of public support. It is important to make your voice heard.
Here's what you can do:
Improving Passenger Rail