West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.

Business

West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.

Education

West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.

Employment

West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.

Family

West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.

Health

Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.

Tourism

Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

 Agency

Railroad Authority, Division of State

The State Rail Authority promotes the beneficial use of rail transportation and works to protect essential rail service across the state. The Authority performs a number of functions: develops a comprehensive statewide rail plan and works to achieve its objectives monitors proposed line abandonments and works to find alternatives, such as short line operation, to preserve essential rail service administers state responsibilities regarding federal grants to aid railroad transportation in West Virginia owns and operates the 52.4-mile South Branch Valley Railroad owns and oversees operation of the 132.1-mile West Virginia central Railroad assists with the establishment of short line and tourist railroad operations and promotes increased rail tourism development participates in the MARC commuter rail service to Washington, D.C. by maintaining three train stations in the Eastern Panhandle �rail-banks� abandoned rail lines that may be used again if future conditions make it economically feasible and encourages the use of these banked lines as trails for public recreation

Contact Information

Address
120 Water Plant Dr
Moorefield, WV 26836
Phone: (304) 538-2305
Fax: (304) 538-7474
http://www.transportation.wv.gov/rail

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