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Renowned Railroad Artist J. Craig Thorpe Speaks in Seattle April 13

J. Craig Thorpe, noted railroad artist and author of Railroads, Art and American Life: An Artist’s Memoir (Indiana University Press, 2023), will speak in Seattle on Saturday, April 13, hosted by All Aboard Washington, which promotes improved passenger rail service in our state and region....

AAWA News, March 2024

We Appreciate Your Support, Your Feedback Needed on the Future of Amtrak Cascades, AAWA Continues Advocacy for East-West Train Service. Transport to Medical Care Survey, April AAWA Meeting Features Rail Artist J. Craig Thorpe, May AAWA Meeting and Auction, Save These Dates!...

Thank you for your support!

Thanks to our supporters we were able to raise $6830.34 during our fundraiser in January and February. With matching, this brings $20,491.02 directly to All Aboard Washington. This money helps support our work to improve rail service throughout the state of Washington and bring it to more places....

AAWA's Comments to the FRA Long-Distance Study

AAWA supports serving the Yakima Valley-Stampede Pass route via Spokane, southern Montana and points east, as well as via the Tri-Cities, eastern Oregon, Boise, Salt Lake City, and Denver....

A Medical Provider Survey on the Impact of Restoring Passenger Rail Service

AAWA has provided technical assistance to this survey, which was initiated and conducted by the Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility and the Pacific Northwest University of Helath Sciences. This pilot study demonstrates the transport barriers to care; causing significant care delays and increased total cost to the medical system of providers and insurers....

AAWA News, December 2023

Increased Amtrak Cascades Service Begins, View Videos of AAWA’s Winter Gathering, 2024 Legislative Agenda, Planning for Station Improvements, 2024 Meeting Schedule, Remembering Jim and Zack on the Anniversary of the Dupont Accident...

Boooaaard!

Don't miss your train! Register now for the Winter Gathering in Centralia. Early bird rates close this Friday, November 17. Don't get left behind! GNWPRS Winter Passenger Rail Gathering, Centralia, WA, December 9, 2023 Arrive in Centralia by train -- make your reservations by Wednesday, November 15, and take advantage of Amtrak's Flash Sale!...

AAWA News, November 2023

All Aboard Washington Calls on Public Agencies to Implement Delayed Amtrak Cascades Service Increases, Register Now for Winter Gathering...