NNEPRA Projects

NNEPRA Project

Royal Junction Siding will provide additional track capacity necessary to enable more frequent and efficient daily operation of Downeaster trains and freight trains between Brunswick and Boston.  This passing siding removes a key bottleneck for the Downeaster that will create more options for the travelling public while improving the financial and operational efficiency of the service.

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NNEPRA Project

The Lewiston/Auburn Passenger Rail Service Plan Committee is hosting a public meeting on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 to discuss Service Scenarios for a passenger rail service between the communities of Lewiston/Auburn and Portland to present information to and gather feedback from the public regarding various scenarios. Click Here for meeting announcement.

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NNEPRA Project

The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority (NNEPRA) is exploring the possibility of operating seasonal weekend Downeaster service to mid-coast Maine, to include the communities of Bath, Wiscasset, Newcastle and Rockland.  Passenger service has not operated on this line since the Maine Eastern Railroad ceased operations in 2016. 

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NNEPRA Project

The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority (NNEPRA) has applied for and has been awarded a $1.2M Congestion Mitigation Air Quality Grant from the New Hampshire Department of Transportation for the Rockingham Siding Rehabilitation Project. Rehabilitation of the siding will increase speed and improve both passenger and freight train operations and safety.

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