Brightline reports $23.8 million loss despite increased ridership in second quarter

By Lisa Broadt, Treasure Coast Newspapers, TCPalm.com; September 28, 2018 Despite a 42 percent increase in ridership, Brightline lost $28.3…

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Amtrak dome car repaired and back on the Adirondack

By Eric Anderson, Albany Times-Union; September 28, 2018 Rensselaer Amtrak’s “great dome” car, damaged during a trip on the passenger…

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The ACE: An increasingly popular California rail line that actually works for working people

By Joe Mathews, Zócalo Public Square, Desert Sun; September 28, 2018 As the ACE pulls into the Santa Clara station, the conductor…

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Three Ultra-Luxury Sleeping Options On Amtrak – Part 3

By Francis Tapon, Contributor, Forbes; September 27, 2018 It probably takes just four words to make you uncomfortable and repulsed:…

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Los Angeles: Inside Union Station’s Soaring Art Deco Brewpub

By Farley Elliott, Los Angeles Eater; September 27, 2018 There’s a special new player in the Downtown drinking scene, and…

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A passenger train to link Shanghai and Antwerp is in the works

By Kenny Ong, Time Out Shanghai; September 28, 2018 If you’re someone who swoons at the thought of taking a…

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The Daily CSX: CSX, accused of “unreasonably high” rates, files federal appeal

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; September 28, 2018 CSX Corp. (Nasdaq: CSX) has called upon the U.S. Court…

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Cenovus Signs Oil-by-Rail Deals Amid Canadian Pipeline Pinch

By Robert Tuttle; Bloomberg; September 26, 2018 Cenovus Energy Inc. signed deals to transport about 100,000 barrels a day of…

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Germany: DB to purchase 18 ICE 4 trains as part of €1bn investment

By David Burroughs, International Railway Journal; September 27, 2018 GERMAN Rail (DB) announced on September 27 that it is investing…

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Texas: Dallas Area Rapid Tranist approves Cotton Belt commuter line

By Keith Barrow, Senior Editor, International Railway Journal; September 27, 2018 The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) board unanimously approved construction of…

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Federal Transit Administration demands Honolulu transit agency to address funding shortfalls

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; September 27, 2018 The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has asked the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation…

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New England: ConnDOT finishes Hartford Line track project

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; September 26, 2018 HARTFORD — The Connecticut Department of Transportation said Tuesday it has completed four…

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New York State after Iowa Pacific: Locals, company weigh in on railroad ‘abandonment’

By Don Lehman, The Post-Star; September 26, 2018 A business owner, the town of Newcomb, Essex County and a local…

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New York/New Jersey: This PATH train was so crowded a man remained standing after fainting

By Larry Higgs, NJ.com; September 26, 2018 A PATH train was so crowded Wednesday morning that when a man passed…

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France to modernise remaining overnight trains

By Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; September 24, 2018 THE French state will provide €30m to modernise rolling stock used…

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Eurobarometer: Europeans Happy With Passenger Rail Services

By GTP Editing Team, Greek Travel Pages; September 26, 2018 More than half of Greek commuters (54 percent) are satisfied…

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Mocked for shaving on train, man gets New Jersey Transit job interview

By Francis Lally, Asbury Park Press; September 26, 2018 Anthony Torres, 56, the homeless man who was shamed on social…

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New Orleans streetcars to run all night along Canal Street, Riverfront

By Beau Evans, The Times-Picayune; September 25, 2018 Streetcars running down Canal Street will soon take a turn and run…

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Brightline offering $150 trip to Tuscany (OK, Miami) on October 5 (wine included)

By Michael Mayo, Reporter, SouthFlorida.com; September 25, 2018 Napa Valley has its Wine Train. And now, South Florida has the…

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Riding the Brightline, America’s Train of the Future

By Paul Rubio, Conde Nast Traveler; September 25, 2018 It seems every business nowadays labels itself an industry “disrupter.” But…

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$2 Billion ‘Grand Central of the West’ terminal is shut down over safety concerns

By Bradford Betz, Fox News; September 26, 2018 A San Francisco transit terminal which took nearly 10 years to build…

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