Subscribe Register Login

Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 5:51 a.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

Amtrak to begin Hope service next month

By The Associated Press

This article was published March 22, 2013 at 7:52 a.m.

Amtrak says its Texas Eagle service will add a stop in Hope beginning next month.

The new westbound passenger service will leave Hope daily at 5:09 a.m. with stops in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin and San Antonio. The eastbound train will leave at 9:18 p.m. daily with stops in Little Rock, St. Louis and Chicago.

The Hope Star reported that the new service will begin April 4. Tickets go on sale Friday.

Hope City Manager Catherine Cook says a May 18 dedication is planned for the Amtrak passenger platform.

Mayor Dennis Ramsey says the city is pleased to have the new service, saying it's "been a long time coming."

Comment on: Amtrak to begin Hope service next month

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1 total comment

RBBrittain says... March 22, 2013 at 8:46 a.m.

Wasn't this supposed to have been in place sometime last year? What took them so long?

( | suggest removal )

  • page
  • 1
Click here to make a comment

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

TOP JOBS

  • Maintenance person

    maintenance person f/t w/skills for A/C & electrical plumbi...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Policy directory the ar public

    policy directorythe AR Public Policy Panel & Citizens First ...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Truck drivers

    truck driversneeded nowin little rock!Learn to drive for USA...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Locksmith needed

    Locksmith NeededExperience preferred but will train. Good pa...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Dental assistant

    dental assistant: wlr dental group looking for confident, se...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 879 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online