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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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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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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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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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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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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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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