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No more West Virginia New River Train? Amtrak will no longer operate charter services, special trains

By FRED PACE

The Herald-Dispatch

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — By the end of April, the Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society will no longer be allowed to operate any private car moves out of Huntington on Amtrak’s tri-weekly Cardinal train.

“Generally, Amtrak will no longer operate charter services or special trains,” said Marc Magliari, public relations manager with Amtrak Government Affairs & Corporate Communications.

“Given the limited revenue these services provide, it is difficult to justify the cost and operational resources.”

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