Transportation
8:01 am
Tue May 7, 2013

'Significant Updates' To Be Announced Friday on Passenger Rail in Wichita

Wichita passenger rail supporters will get a jump on National Train Day this Friday during a press conference at Union Station building in Wichita.

Though National Train Day is on Saturday, organizers say the 4 p.m. press conference on Friday will provide "significant updates" on passenger rail advocacy in Kansas. Wichita officials say they'll release a major statement regarding rail.

A 1914 postcard of Union Station
A 1914 postcard of Union Station
Credit www.Kancoll.org

Vice Mayor Pete Meitzner will lead the event; local business representatives who serve on his local Steering Committee will join him.

The public is welcome to attend this news conference. It will take place at 4 p.m. near Union Station's north entrance, at 701 East Douglas.