Canada’s Northern Corridor: The National Dream 2.0

By Nelson Bennett, Business Vancouver; November 14, 2017 China has its $900 billion Belt and Road Initiative; Saudi Arabia has…

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And you thought your commute was bad! Passengers travelling on Ukrainian train have to get out and push when it breaks down

By Charlie Bayliss For Mailonline, Daily Mail; November 14, 2017 A train driver was filmed asking his passengers to get…

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Amtrak Continues Next Phase of New York Penn Station Infrastructure Renewal Work

A press release from Amtrak; November 13, 2017 NEW YORK – Amtrak is announcing a series of track renewal projects…

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Amtrak updates Northeast Corridor train seating, with some improvements in time for holidays

By Bart Jansen, USA TODAY; November 13, 2017 WASHINGTON — Amtrak officials say renovations to Northeast Regional trains will delight…

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Germany’s ‘Train of the Future’ Includes Spin Bikes and Big-Screen TVs

By Cassie Shortsleeve, Conde Nast Traveler; November 13, 2017 Train travel just got even more attractive. European train rides have…

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Boston: MBTA obtains $382 million in federal loans for PTC work

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; November 14, 2017 The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has secured $382 million in federal loans…

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Trump administration finalizes opioid testing rule for transportation workers

By Melanie Zanona, The Hill; November 13, 2017 The Trump administration has finalized a rule requiring opioid testing for certain…

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Indiana: Transit advisers greet opportunities, challenges

By Andrew Steele, nwi.com; November 13, 2017 MERRILLVILLE — Monday’s inaugural meeting of a steering committee that will “provide information and…

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Canadian feds ready to deliver on lawsuit ultimatum over stalled Churchill, Manitoba rail repairs

By Josh K. Elliott, CTVNews.ca; November 13, 2017 The federal government is preparing to sue U.S.-based Omnitrax over the company’s…

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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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