Tickets? Puh-leez. There Are Lots of New Ways to Pay Bus and Train Fares.

By Daniel C. Vock, Governing Magazine; November 13, 2017 Depending on the city where you live, paying for a ride…

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Canada and Quebec to fund 11 transit projects in Montreal

Written by Mischa Wanek-Libman, Editor, RT&S Magazine; November 13, 2017 Rehabilitation projects to rail infrastructure have been included in a…

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The Daily CSX: Heritage loco a CSX gift to Santa Train

Written by Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor, Railway Age Magazine; November 13, 2017 While CSX this year has made headlines for…

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Last leg of Beijing-London link: Gebze-Halkalı railway in Turkey to start operating in December 2018

From DAILY SABAH WITH WIRES; November 13, 2017 Turkey’s Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan has said that…

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Full steam ahead in UK: Campaign to reopen historic railway back on track

By Christopher Yandell, Southern Daily Echo; November 12, 2017 A CAMPAIGN to re-open a Hampshire rail route could be back…

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Draft Supplemental document released for Fresno-Bakersfield section of California HSR project as state seeks to take over environmental reviews

Written by Mischa Wanek-Libman, Editor, RT&S Magazine; November 10, 2017 The state of California is looking to assume federal environmental…

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Guide Dog Puppies Take a Ride on the Muni Metro in Downtown San Francisco

By NBC Bay Area; November 11, 2017 A dozen cute puppies all hopped onto the rode the J-Church line in…

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Australia: Internal documents show makeover of Sydney’s Central Station to top $3 billion

By Matt O’Sullivan, The Sydney Morning Herald; November 12, 2017 The cost of transforming Sydney’s Central Station into a gateway…

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Australia: Queensland Rail trains on track for legal disaster

By Kelmeny Fraser, The Courier-Mail; November 13, 2017 QUEENSLAND Rail was warned by its lawyers that its troubled $4.4 billion…

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Miami: Fed up with Metrorail delays? Check out the new train that should start fixing them.

By Douglas Hanks, Miami Herald; November 13, 2017 How old are Miami-Dade’s Metrorail trains? Ronald Reagan was a first-term president…

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New York City: A first look at the Brooklyn-Queens Connector

By Reuven Fenton and Max Jaeger, New York Post; November 12, 2017 Well, this sure puts those old Brooklyn trolley…

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Luxury trains zip along Japan’s everyday commute routes

By KYOHEI SUGA, Nikkei staff writer, Nikkei Asian Review; November 11, 2017 TOKYO — Short trips on luxury trains have…

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Union Pacific Railroad Locomotive Honors, Remembers Those Who Served

A press release from the Union Pacific Railroad;October 27, 2017: The design of Union Pacific’s heritage locomotive goes back to…

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Florida East Coast Railway rolls out LNG for locomotives

Written by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; November 10, 2017 Florida East Coast Railway has become the first…

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California: SMART eyes eastbound rail extension toward Solano County

By Guy Kovner, The Press Democrat; November 10, 2017 Up and running for less than three months on a portion…

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Chicago Metra OKs service cuts, fare hikes — and will more come next year?

By Marni Pyke, Chicago Daily Herald; November 10, 2017 Metra directors approved fare hikes today of up to 12.6 percent,…

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London Overground celebrates ten years of transforming rail travel in the capital

By Martin Hoscik, MayorWatch; November 10, 2017 A new map showcasing popular attractions and destinations accessible via the London Overground…

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Expensive questions surface with changed passenger car order

California selects Siemens for passenger car order two years after a Nippon-Sharyo prototype failed key test From TRAINS Magazine Newswire;…

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Europe: BOMBSHELL TEXTS – Eurostar is texting passengers warning them not to bring BOMBS on trains around Remembrance Day

By Caroline McGuire, Digital Travel Editor, The Sun; November 10, 2017 BRITS travelling on Eurostar in the near future have…

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Los Angeles: Beset by utility problems, Metro’s downtown subway project will open a year late

By Laura J. Nelson, Los Angeles Times; November 9, 2017 A complicated subway project designed to seamlessly connect three rail…

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The Best European Train Trips

By CNT Editors, Conde Nast Traveler; November 8, 2017 When you factor in security screenings, cramped seats, and armrest wars,…

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USDOT and FRA: Kan moves ahead, Batory still stalled

Written by  William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; November 10, 2017 The United States Senate has advanced President Trump’s…

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All Aboard Florida construction lawsuit focuses on delays

By Paul Brinkmann, Orlando Sentinel; November 9, 2017 A new construction lawsuit offers a glimpse of disputes among contractors on…

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Texas: Why TEX Rail commuter train cars may be safer than older models

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; November 10, 2017 The new passenger train cars being built for the planned TEX…

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Boston T’s declining ridership: Why and where

By Adam Vaccaro, Boston Globe; November 10, 2017 MBTA ridership is on the decline. The agency has in recent weeks…

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