The recent change in administration is likely to revive interest in high speed rail. Therefore we need to keep the “No High Speed Rail” project active.
One reason for opposing a third track through the town of Ashland is that it would damage the historic properties that are located on or near the tracks. Attached is a copy of a letter that I received from the Virginia Department of Historic Resources to do with placing the Macmurdo House on the National Register of Historic Places. I replied expressing my strong support for the proposal.
I urge others to do the same.