Vancouver Island, British Columbia editorial: E&N line needs new approach

An Editorial From The Times Colonist; November 28, 2017 Since passenger rail service ended on the E&N line in 2011,…

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How the Amtrak Dining Car Could Heal the Nation

By GABRIEL KAHANE, The New York Times; November 28, 2017 On Nov. 9, 2016, I boarded the Lake Shore Limited,…

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Iowa Pacific in New York: Warrren Buffett urged to take old oil tankers out of Adirondacks

By Brian Nearing, The Albany Time-Union; November 28, 2017 Albany – An Adirondack conservation group is urging billionaire investor Warren…

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South Florida: Brightline to start limited service in December

By Jennifer Sorentrue, Palm Beach Post; November 28, 2017 All Aboard Florida’s Brightline is expected to start introductory service between…

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Alberta: ‘Multiple breaks’ and ‘worn’ rails to blame for derailment of train carrying crude oil north of Edmonton

By Phil Heidenreich, Online Journalist, Global News; November 25, 2017 One month after a train carrying crude oil derailed in…

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Iowa Pacific in New York’s Adirondack Mountains: Idle oil tankers attract critics

By Brian Nearing, Albany Times-Union; November 23, 2017 Albany – Only a few years ago, rail tankers like those now…

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Massachusetts: Actual cost of 6-inch fix for Springfield’s Union Station platform expected to be known soon

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; November 27, 2017 SPRINGFIELD — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation and Amtrak are finalizing plans to…

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Fredericksburg, Virginia editorial: Rail project is about capacity, not speed

By The Editorial Board, The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star; November 25, 2017 THE NAME of the Washington to Richmond Southeast High…

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USDOT tabs Batory as rail advisor

Written by Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor, Railway Age Magazine; November 22, 2017 With his nomination as Federal Railroad Administrator awaiting…

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Three things must happen before North Texans can get TEX Rail commuter trains

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; November 24, 2017 If all goes according to plan, a year from now the…

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Virginia: Architectural design for Charlottesville train station addition clears hurdle

By CHRIS SUAREZ, Reporter, The Daily Progress; November 22, 2017 The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review on Tuesday approved preliminary…

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