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Amtrak to offer third daily departure from Norfolk beginning on July 11

Crystal Graham

AmtrakAmtrak will soon offer a third daily departure from Norfolk with an early afternoon option beginning July 11.

Amtrak Northeast Regional service allows customers to travel from Virginia to Washington, D.C., and to cities in the Northeast.

The additional service will mark five total daily Amtrak services to the Hampton Roads region.

July 11 is also the restoration of a second daily roundtrip service to and from Newport News.

The Virginia Passenger Rail Authority supports Amtrak Northeast Regional service that serve Norfolk, Richmond, Newport News, Lynchburg, Roanoke and other points within Virginia, providing same-seat trips and thru service to and from the Northeast Corridor.

Ticketing and reservations can be done on Amtrak.com.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.

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