The Commonwealth of Virginia expects to purchase hundreds of miles of railroad track and right of way later this year. The proposed agreement with CSX rail includes purchase of a secondary line from Clifton Forge to the Richmond area. State transportation officials say it could eventually lead to regional east-west regional passenger service through intermediate cities that include Staunton and Richmond. WLNI’s Evan Jones has more:

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