India: Second elephant accident; Train mows down elephant calf on Kharagpur-Tatanagar section

From PNS, The Pioneer; September 28, 2017 A baby elephant was killed after it was hit by a speeding passenger…

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West Central Florida – Imagine: Light rail along I-275 from Wesley Chapel to Tampa to St. Petersburg

By Caitlin Johnston, Staff Writer, Tampa Bay Times; September 29, 2017 TAMPA — A light rail line could one day…

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Ontario: Northern group pushes for passenger rail

By Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star, The Sudbury Star; September 28, 2017 The province’s multimodal transportation strategy completely lacks visions and…

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The Daily CSX: CSX approved for almost $2M headquarters renovation, including the 15th floor executive suite for Hunter Harrison and two other executives

By Karen Brune Mathis, Editor, Jacksonville Financial News & Daily Record; September 19, 2017 CSX Corp. will renovate the 15th…

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The Daily CSX: CSX Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for Seventh Consecutive Year

A press release from CSX: JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CSX (Nasdaq:CSX) was named to the Dow…

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The Daily CSX – Florida and the Southeast: After rocky few months, here’s how CSX dealt with Irma

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; September 20, 2017 CSX Corp.’s rail network took a beating from Hurricane Irma.…

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Utica, New York Observer-Dispatch: Plan to junk rail cars in Adirondacks must be scrapped

An editorial opinion from the Utica Observer-Dispatch; September 29, 2017 Anyone who has ever been to North Creek — Gore…

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Atlanta: Railroad line could offer commuters another way home

By Sally Sears, WGCL CBS 46 Atlanta; September 28, 2017 ATLANTA (CBS46) – An almost invisible railroad line through downtown…

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NEW in South Florida: Could minor change in track route delay Brightline to Orlando?

By Jennifer Sorentrue, Staff Writer, Palm Beach Post; September 29, 2017 It may just be a mile or so, but…

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Andrew Selden: Making the numbers work for passenger rail

By Andrew Selden, President, United Rail Passenger Alliance; September 30, 2017 Passenger trains, by themselves, cannot pay the full costs…

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Pakistan Railways outsources four trains under public private partnership

By APP, The Nation; September 29, 2017 Pakistan Railways has outsourced the commercial management of four trains under public private…

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TMH to supply 28 DMUs to Cuban Railways

Written by Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; September 22, 2017 TRANSMASHHOLDING, Russia, announced on September 21 that it has signed…

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European Commission proposes changes to rail passenger rights

Written by Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; September 28, 2017 THE European Commission (EC) published a proposal on September 27…

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Virginia: Amtrak to the New River Valley? State gives $350,000 for feasibility study

By Dominick Mastrangelo, The Roanoke Times; September 20, 2017 RADFORD — Thanks to a shot of financial stimulation from the…

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Bombardier, Siemens rail merger de-railed by control issues: sources

By Arno Schuetze and Allison Lampert, Reuters, September 28, 2017 FRANKFURT/MONTREAL (Reuters) – Canada’s Bombardier Inc (BBDb.TO) missed out on…

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FRA Releases Georgia-Tennessee High-Speed Rail Record of Decision

Friday, September 29, 2017 FRA Public Affairsfrapa@dot.gov FRA Releases Georgia-Tennessee High-Speed Rail Record of Decision High-Speed Rail System Will Connect Atlanta…

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USDOT to streamline environmental reviews for multimodal projects

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; September 28, 2017 The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has proposed regulatory change that would streamline…

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New York State: Adirondack trail derailed

By GREG MASON, Utica Observer-Dispatch; September 27, 2017 A state Supreme Court judge released a written decision Wednesday in the…

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Tourism, trade could grow with Western North Carolina railroad renaissance

Written by Cory Vaillancourt, Smoky Mountain News; September 27, 2017 Long before the Oct. 3, 1880, arrival of the first…

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BNSF, UP expanding, upgrading in northern Idaho

Written by Bruce E. Kelly, Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; September 26, 2017 Track projects this summer in northern Idaho…

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Canada’s Bombardier eyes options after blows to rail, aero units

By Allison Lampert, Reuters, September 27, 2017 MONTREAL (Reuters) – Canadian plane and train manufacturer Bombardier Inc (BBDb.TO) took big…

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Minnesota: Will plans for second Minneapolis/St. Paul-to-Chicago train keep chugging?

By Heather J. Carlson, Post Bulletin, September 25, 2017 WINONA — When deciding the best way to get home to…

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The idea of private passenger rail in New Hampshire is very unusual, but not impossible

By David Brooks, Staff, Concord Monitor; September 26, 2017 It might seem crazy that a private company says it wants…

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Energy entrepreneur hopes to bring commuter rail to Vermont

By Wilson Ring, Associated Press, ABC News; September 24, 2017 An energy entrepreneur wants to set up a commuter rail…

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