trains

Free Trains To Quonset Air Show

(5.21) Free train service. Free parking. Avoid the traffic. The RIDOT ‘Trains to Planes’ program returns after last year’s successful debut. The Providence Station is one of three participating stations. (Free parking near state house — see map at website.) There will be three trains to the show from each station, with returning trains running …

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Big Changes At Amtrak

As usual, this is swiped from Drudge: AMTRAK passengers will have to submit to random screening of carry-on bags in a major new security push that will also include officers with automatic weapons and bomb-sniffing dogs patrolling platforms and trains, the railroad is set to announce Tuesday. The initiative represents a significant shift for AMTRAK, …

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