New details for new Virginia service: Amtrak will begin additional service to Hampton Roads in March

By Staff, Williamsburg Yorktown Daily; January 21, 2019 Amtrak will debut a second train service in Hampton Roads on March…

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Microsoft leads charge for high speed rail corridor in Pacific Northwest

By Linda Baker, Freight Waves; January 21, 2019 Commuters in the Pacific Northwest love to complain about how slow (and…

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Houston METRO offers free rides to federal workers

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 22, 2019 On Jan. 19, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of Harris County, Texas (METRO) began…

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Editorial Opinion: The Long Island Rail Road must clean up its act

By The Editorial Board, Newsday; January 21, 2019 There’s no question the Long Island Rail Road has a mess to…

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New York: Hidden Long Island Rail Road Train Station May Be Coming To Town Near You

By Carolyn Gusoff, CBS New York 2; January 21, 2019 YAPHANK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — One of the smallest train stations…

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New York Penn Station Access Project gets greenlight, will open West Side to Westchester commuters for first time

By Thomas C. Zambito, Rockland/Westchester Journal News, lohud.com; January 22, 2019 Metro-North and Amtrak have overcome their public disagreements over…

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‘A total mess’: Railways ration space as congestion worsens, leaving commodity companies in the lurch

By Rod Nickel, Reuters, Financial Post; January 21, 2019 WINNIPEG — Canada’s two major railways are rationing space on trains…

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North Carolina Department Of Transportation obtains federal, state grants for locomotive upgrades

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 21, 2019 The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) late last week announced a recently…

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New Jersey Transit recruits hundreds of train engineers and bus operators

By David Hutter, NJBiz; January 18, 2019 Gov. Phil Murphy met Thursday with New Jersey Transit employees who are training to…

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The Daily CSX: Deal falls through between CSX, RailUSA on Panhandle tracks

By TaMaryn Waters, Tallahassee Democrat; January 18, 2019 The sale of the Florida Panhandle train route from CSX to RailUSA, slated to…

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