Quick Note: Train Host Program
TrainRiders/NE Train Hosts serve as goodwill ambassadors onboard the Downeaster to assist passengers with information; assist train crews in duties as requested by them; and promote rail safety.
As a volunteer, you'll travel between Maine and Boston conversing with passengers along the way.
Click on "Host Program" in the above menu for more information.
Construction Begins on Brunswick Platform
The expansion to Freeport and Brunswick continues apace with crews beginning the construction of the Brunswick platform (Freeport's will follow upon the completion of the Brunswick project). Both concrete platforms will be 400 feet long and cost a total $1.57 million, the cost of which is part of the overall FRA grant to NNEPRA for the Brunswick expansion.
The full story can be read at the Times Record website.