It’s been a long wait, but Amtrak is set to return to the Coast!
An agreement has been reached between CSX Transportation, Amtrak, and the Alabama State Port Authority.
According to the Surface Transportation Board, the negotiating parties requested the case to be held in abeyance while executing the conditions identified within the settlement agreement. Those terms however, were not disclosed.
This agreement means passenger rail service will finally return to the Gulf Coast for the first time since Hurricane Katrina.
Amtrak plans to run trains between Mobile and…