Florida: Brightline back on track for Orlando rail extension – for now

By Jim Turner, News Service of Florida, Miami Herald; December 28, 2018 Florida’s fledgling private passenger-rail service has had some…

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New Connecticut DOT boss has trained for the job for more than 40 years

By Emilie Munson, Connecticut Post; December 29, 2018 Joseph Giulietti has walked every mile of the Metro North railroad track…

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Among the headaches Gavin Newsom will inherit as governor: California’s troubled bullet train project

By Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times; December 28, 2018 Gov. Jerry Brown has devoted half a century of political knowledge…

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Too fat to work for Norfolk Southern? Man sues railroad over rescinded job offer.

By Scott Daugherty, The Virginian-Pilot; December 28, 2018 With a job offer in hand earlier this year, Matthew Sturgill thought…

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UK: Passenger’s flushed bra takes cup for daftest train toilet mishap, says Virgin

By Stephen Naysmith, The Herald; December 30, 2018 Virgin Trains is urging passengers to use toilets appropriately after a passenger…

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Amtrak cites safety in dispute with Connecticut over passenger tickets refused on Hartford Line

By Stephen Singer, Hartford Courant; December 28, 2018 Amtrak on Friday cited safety as the reason it refuses to occasionally…

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Midwest Amtrak riders between St. Louis and Chicago are still waiting for 90 and 110 mph speeds

By Mark Schlinkmann, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News; December 31, 2018 While most of a $1.95-billion upgrade of the…

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What other passenger carriers are doing – Airlines are catering to their smallest customers: children

Editor’s Note: This is another story in an ongoing series about managing food service operations and passenger expectations. – CorridorRail.com…

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What other passenger carriers are doing: United Airlines sells a cookbook inspired by onboard meals

Editor’s note: This is another story in an ongoing series about managing food service operations and passenger expectations. – Corridorrail.com…

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