North Louisiana one step closer to having a passenger railway


From MyArkLaMiss via California Rail News

Not everybody is on board yet but northern Lousiana is one step closer to having a passenger railway for the first time in more than 40 years. Southern Rail Commissioner Knox Ross says that Governor John Bel Edwards supports extending Amtrak Service through Ruston and Monroe and negotiations are underway with Amtrak and other freight railways to put this plan in action.

Knox Ross says “all of our cities, especially Shreveport and Monroe, air service is an issue, bus service is an issue. It’s hard to get anywhere. They need another alternative.”

Ross says a test run could come as early as next fall with stops in Shreveport and Monroe. Amtrak would extend it’s services to help I-20 passengers travel from Atlanta all the way to Dallas.

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Guest Post from Sitting in the Clouds: How To Cope with the Disney Blues 

The Pixie Dusted Disney Freak

Today, I have another guest post, and this time it is the blogger ofSitting in the Clouds, Rachel. Rachel not only blogs about Disney, she blogs about beauty, books, and lifestyle. Definitely go check out her amazing blog by clicking on the blue link above because it is amazing and so entertaining! Today, Rachel will be giving tips on how to cope with the Disney blues!

If any of you are like me, once you’re at Disney, you’ll never want to leave Disney. You’ll leave the parks for the last time, eyes blurry with tears as the parade music blares out of the speakers. You’ll get back to your hotel and have to pack up your things, you’ll step upon the Magical Express and that’s where the water works will start and you won’t be able to stop. Why? Disney creates so many magical memories that you…

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