NNEPRA reports May ridership missed FY2017 target by 5%, due to loss of approximately 2,500 riders because of weekend curtailments and heat restrictions. May ridership was only 261 passengers below May of last year. FY2017 YTD ridership is 9% ahead of target. When the June numbers come in, FY2017 promises to be a very successful year.
Historic Kennebunk Station to welcome the Downeaster in 2015
The Town of Kennebunk plans to become the 7th stop in Maine for the Downeaster. Negotiations between the Town of Kennebunk and the building's owner, Dietz Association, are focused on providing a waiting room complete with QuikTrak machine and restrooms along with passenger parking by 2015. Meet Tim Dietz, the current owner as he provides an inside look at this Historic station.