Panel reimagines passenger rail service — once again — between New York and the Berkshires

By Terry Cowgill, The Berkshire Edge; September 27, 2017 Lenox — It’s been a while since interested people got together…

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Albany, New York Times-Union Editorials: Long story short

From The Editorial Board, Albany Times-Union, September 30, 2017 Mothballing rail cars in Adirondacks still wrong After a Chicago-based railroad…

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New York City: Stalled subways might be costing companies and employees millions

By Sarah Trefethen and Michael Gartland, New York Post; October 1, 2017 Stalled subways could be costing city businesses and…

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Massachusetts: DOT right to take phased approach to South Coast Rail

By Nicholas Christ and Dave Slutz, SouthCoast Today; September 30, 2017 As the co-chairs of the SouthCoast Development Partnership, a…

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Indiana: South Bend mayor seeks study of South Shore Ardmore alternative

By Jeff Parrott, South Bend Tribune, September 28, 2017 SOUTH BEND — Mayor Pete Buttigieg wants to explore alternatives to…

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South Bend, Indiana Tribune – Our Opinion: Putting the brakes on the South Shore train

An Editorial from the South Bend Tribune; October 1, 2017 The decision to explore alternatives to the South Shore Line’s…

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The Daily CSX – Tennessee: Mechanical engineer, former train worker criticize CSX, tank car owner over Maryville train derailment

By Wes Wade, The Daily Times; September 30, 2017 KNOXVILLE — A federal judge will decide whether two expert witnesses…

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Moment commuter puts his bare feet on packed train’s seat and declares ‘I can do what I want’ before one fuming passenger hurls his shoe onto the platform

By Holly Christodoulo, The Scottish Sun; September 27, 2017 A DISGUSTING commuter put his bare feet up on an empty…

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Alstom-Siemens Mobility merger won’t leave Bombardier out in the cold

By Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal, September 27, 2017 SEPTEMBER 26 brought a double-dose of bad news for Bombardier, with…

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Greece and Italy: FS Acquires the Greek railway TrainOSE

From The Medi Telegraph; September 27, 2017 Rome – Ferrovie dello Stato is acquiring full ownership of TrainOSE, the largest…

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Eurostar passengers left stranded in stations after trains cancelled due to tunnel signal failure

By Tom Powell, Evening Standard; September 29, 2017 Eurostar passengers have been left stranded at stations after a host of…

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India: Second elephant accident; Train mows down elephant calf on Kharagpur-Tatanagar section

From PNS, The Pioneer; September 28, 2017 A baby elephant was killed after it was hit by a speeding passenger…

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West Central Florida – Imagine: Light rail along I-275 from Wesley Chapel to Tampa to St. Petersburg

By Caitlin Johnston, Staff Writer, Tampa Bay Times; September 29, 2017 TAMPA — A light rail line could one day…

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Ontario: Northern group pushes for passenger rail

By Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star, The Sudbury Star; September 28, 2017 The province’s multimodal transportation strategy completely lacks visions and…

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The Daily CSX: CSX approved for almost $2M headquarters renovation, including the 15th floor executive suite for Hunter Harrison and two other executives

By Karen Brune Mathis, Editor, Jacksonville Financial News & Daily Record; September 19, 2017 CSX Corp. will renovate the 15th…

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The Daily CSX: CSX Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for Seventh Consecutive Year

A press release from CSX: JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CSX (Nasdaq:CSX) was named to the Dow…

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The Daily CSX – Florida and the Southeast: After rocky few months, here’s how CSX dealt with Irma

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; September 20, 2017 CSX Corp.’s rail network took a beating from Hurricane Irma.…

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Utica, New York Observer-Dispatch: Plan to junk rail cars in Adirondacks must be scrapped

An editorial opinion from the Utica Observer-Dispatch; September 29, 2017 Anyone who has ever been to North Creek — Gore…

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Atlanta: Railroad line could offer commuters another way home

By Sally Sears, WGCL CBS 46 Atlanta; September 28, 2017 ATLANTA (CBS46) – An almost invisible railroad line through downtown…

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NEW in South Florida: Could minor change in track route delay Brightline to Orlando?

By Jennifer Sorentrue, Staff Writer, Palm Beach Post; September 29, 2017 It may just be a mile or so, but…

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Andrew Selden: Making the numbers work for passenger rail

By Andrew Selden, President, United Rail Passenger Alliance; September 30, 2017 Passenger trains, by themselves, cannot pay the full costs…

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Pakistan Railways outsources four trains under public private partnership

By APP, The Nation; September 29, 2017 Pakistan Railways has outsourced the commercial management of four trains under public private…

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TMH to supply 28 DMUs to Cuban Railways

Written by Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; September 22, 2017 TRANSMASHHOLDING, Russia, announced on September 21 that it has signed…

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European Commission proposes changes to rail passenger rights

Written by Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; September 28, 2017 THE European Commission (EC) published a proposal on September 27…

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Virginia: Amtrak to the New River Valley? State gives $350,000 for feasibility study

By Dominick Mastrangelo, The Roanoke Times; September 20, 2017 RADFORD — Thanks to a shot of financial stimulation from the…

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