October meeting scheduled to discuss local railway transportation

People interested in regional transportation options are invited to attend a meeting next Saturday at Western Washington University to discuss railway transportation in locations spanning from Bellingham to Vancouver, B.C.

Washington state advocacy group All Aboard Washington is orchestrating a meeting from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 8 at Western Washington University’s Viking Union facility. The meeting will feature discussion on the prospect of increasing services through Amtrak Cascades, including a potential stop in Blaine.

A brief history of services in the area, presentations from local officials and concepts for making train transport between U.S. and Canada more sustainable will also be on the table for discussion.

Cost for the catered lunch is $16.99. Those planning to attend should RSVP by contacting All Aboard Washington executive director Lloyd Flem via email, loydflem@allaboardwashington.org.

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