Stories tagged: "reading"


These railroad tracks could be getting more use if Amtrak's plan goes through.
All Aboard: Restoring Passenger Rail Service from Reading to Philadelphia

A new study shows not only that reviving passenger rail service in Reading is financially possible and economically profitable, but it has the support of Amtrak and President Biden.

Campaign volunteers stand outside the Santander Arena in Reading, Berks County, on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. A sign at the arena advertised an upcoming Ted Nugent concert. Nugent recently campaigned with President Donald Trump in Pennsylvania. (Keystone Photo/Ashley Adams)
Will Reading Stay Red in 2020? It Was Hard to Tell at Lunchtime.

Reading, a small city in rural Berks County, was once a center for the Socialist Party in the US. In recent years, the county has gone Republican.