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Happening Tomorrow: Rally to Restore Passenger Rail Service

WHATJoin hundreds of attendees at the Scranton-Poconos-NYC Passenger Rail Rally, a public information session organized by the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) and key partners to build momentum for the efforts to restore passenger rail service between Scranton, the Poconos, and New York City. National, state, and local experts will be in attendance to discuss next steps, answer questions, and gather feedback.

Advance registration is required by 12 p.m. Tuesday, and questions may be submitted through 4 p.m. Tuesday on PoconoMountains.com/Rail.  

WHENTomorrow – Tuesday, December 19, 2023
Pre-Event Networking: 5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Program & Pre-Submitted Q&A: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Cocktail Reception: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
250 Kalahari Boulevard
Pocono Manor, PA 18349

WHO: Speakers (in order of presentations):

Chris Barrett – President/CEO, Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau
Congressman Matt Cartwright – PA 8th Congressional District
Tyler Kusma – Executive Director, Scranton Rail Restoration Coalition
Mike Carroll – Secretary of Transportation, PennDOT
Eliot Hamlisch – EVP & Chief Commercial Officer, Amtrak
Larry Malski – President, Pennsylvania Northeast Regional Railroad Authority

Scranton-Poconos-NYC Passenger Rail Rally on December 19


Pocono Mountains visitor information is available online at PoconoMountains.com or by phone at (570) 421-5791. Follow @PoconoTVNetwork on X (formerly Twitter) to stay current with up-to-date information. Established in 1934, the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau is a private, non-profit membership organization. The PMVB is the official destination marketing organization for the four counties of Wayne, Pike, Monroe, and Carbon in Northeastern Pennsylvania.