Opinion – Stop digging: We have to build a cheaper, smarter Hudson tunnel

By The Editorial Board, New York Daily News; March 25, 2019 Two components of Amtrak’s Gateway boondoggle — plans to…

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EDITORIAL: Virginia’s rail system is congested, too

By The Editorial Page Staff, The Free Lance-Star; March 23, 2019 IT’S NOT just local roads that are operating far…

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Ontario: What’s the future of the Agawa Canyon Tour Train?

By Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business; March 22, 2019 With the looming expiration of an operating agreement to run the…

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Ontario: Province to spend $5 million on train station at former St. Marys Paper site for Agawa Canyon Tour Train

By James Hopkin, SooToday.com; March 22, 2019 The provincial government is putting up $5 million for the construction of a…

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Andrew Selden’s Rail Odyssey: A great circle tour of the American West on Amtrak trains

By Andrew Selden; March 24, 2019 In late February my wife and I undertook a three-week, 5,800-mile, great circle loop…

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The particular sheen of America by Amtrak.

By Caity Weaver, The New York Times Magazine; March 20, 2019 Tell your fellow americans that you plan to cross…

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Maine’s Downeaster service: Possible Lewiston-Auburn to Portland rail routes to be discussed

By Staff, Maine Biz; March 21, 2019 Possible routes and other service details of a plan for train service between…

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The Daily CSX: Regulator to hold hearing on customer fees common at CSX

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; March 21, 2019 The Surface Transportation Board, a federal regulator, announced Wednesday that…

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Indiana: Amtrak shaves 15 minutes off Hoosier State, with survival, $6M state cut on the line

By Dave Bangert, Lafayette Journal & Courier; March 21, 2019 LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Could 15 minutes buy another two years…

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Florida: Virgin Trains USA reveals more plan details in new prospectus

By Scott Powers, FloridaPolitics.com; March 22, 2019 Virgin Trains USA has issued a new bond sale prospectus parparing for the…

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Two big rail projects, one big vision for Massachusetts (Guest viewpoint)

By Stan Rosenberg, masslive.com; March 22, 2019 For decades, we in Western Massachusetts have been trying to get Beacon Hill…

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St. Paul, Minnesota to Chicago high-speed rail plans scrapped in favor of a second, slower train

By Bob Shaw, Pioneer Press, March 21, 2019 Advocates for high-speed rail to Chicago are now adopting a less ambitious…

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UK: Trains that are just one minute behind schedule will now be classed as late as punctuality standards are set to tighten across rail networks

By James Salmon, Transport Editor, The Daily Mail; March 21, 2019 Trains will soon be classed as late if they…

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No injuries as VIA Rail Canada train is damaged, halted by debris in Nova Scotia

By The Canadian Press, HalifaxToday.ca; March 20, 2019 HALIFAX — Via Rail says a Montreal-bound train was damaged Wednesday when…

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UK: New trains to allow Edinburgh to London for £25

By Alastair Dalton, The Scotsman; March 21, 2019 The impending battle for passengers between Edinburgh and London stepped up a…

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Canadian National Railway investing more than $245 million to expand and strengthen Saskatchewan’s rail infrastructure in 2019

A press release from Canadian National Railway; March 18, 2019: SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, March 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CN (TSX:…

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What happened to those feasibility studies for additional passenger rail in Pennsylvania?

By Ryan Deto, Pittsburgh City Paper; March 19, 2019 Pennsylvanians want more trains. The Amtrak Pennsylvanian line runs only once…

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Editorial Opinion: New York and New Jersey need a Plan B for the Hudson rail tunnel

By The Post Editorial Board; New York Post; March 18, 2019 With Team Trump blocking funds for a new cross-Hudson…

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Southeast Asia pins hopes on rail to ease chronic congestion

By SHOTARO TANI, Nikkei staff writer, Nikkei Asian Review; March 19, 2019 JAKARTA — Indonesia’s first high-capacity commuter rail network is…

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Teenager hit by train gets no relief in appeal to 7th Circuit Court

By Marilyn Odendahl, The Indiana Lawyer; March 19, 2019 A 17-year-old who was found to be more than 50 percent…

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Transit Police Beat in Boston: Teens Allegedly Cause $7,000 Worth Of Damage To Commuter Rail Train On St. Patrick’s Day

From CBS Boston 4 WBZ; March 18, 2019 BOSTON (CBS) – Things got rowdy on the MBTA this St. Patrick’s…

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