Saturday, 11 March 2023 11:00am

2023 ESPA (& Rail Passengers Assoc. NE Division) Annual Meeting & Lunch

Venue Information

DoubleTree Hotel - Schenectady 100 Nott Terrace Schenectady New York 12308

Just Added...Amit Bose, Federal Railroad Administration (remotely)

The Empire State Passengers Association (& Rail Passengers Association Northeast Division) 2023 Annual Meeting & Lunch will be held in person on Saturday, March 11, 2023, from 11:00am to 4:00pm, at the DoubleTree Hotel, 100 Nott Terrace, in downtown Schenectady, NY (approximately 5 blocks from the Amtrak Station).

Meeting registration will start at 10:00am in the DoubleTree Ballroom Foyer.

Higher rates now apply and for 'at the door' registrations!

  • Full Late Registration includes morning coffee; a three-course lunch & afternoon beverages - $75.00 per person
  • Meeting ONLY Late Registration includes access to the meeting ONLY (No food or beverage) - $35.00 per person

The agenda will feature a full slate of speakers & presentations from Government, Amtrak and Allied Interest Groups.

Confirmed Annual Meeting Speakers:

  • Rep. Paul Tonko | Congressman, New York's 20th Congressional District (NY20-D)

  • Raymond Hessinger | Director, Freight & Passenger Bureau New York State Department of Transportation

  • Meredith Richards | Chairperson Rail Passengers Association

  • Mayor Gary McCarthy | City of Schenectady

Plus Presentations On...

  • Tier One EIS '90B' Plan

  • Empire Corridor Updates From Amtrak

  • 2023 Berskshire Flyer Service

  • Massachusett's 'East-West' Rail Corridor Planning

  • New England State Updates

Meeting Agenda