Virginia won’t let anything derail its growing Amtrak service

By Wyatt Gordon, Virginia Correspondent, Greater Greater Washington; September 10, 2019 This month marks a decade since Virginia debuted its…

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UK: Caledonian Sleeper passengers woken up and kicked off train at Stafford after latest blow to hit new service

By Telegraph Reporters, The Telegraph; June 12, 2019 Caledonian Sleeper passengers were woken up and kicked off their train at…

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Should all Virgin UK trains be reserved seating only?

By Simon Calder, The Man Who Pays His Way, Independent.co.uk; April 25, 2019 Harrow and Wealdstone station in northwest London had…

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Full steam ahead for Austria’s night trains

From The Business Times Transport; March 4, 2019 IT LOOKS like a scene from the halcyon days of the railways:…

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Sweden’s national passenger operator SJ achieves passenger traffic record in 2018

By David Briginshaw, International Railway Journal; February 21, 2019 SWEDEN’s national passenger operator SJ carried a record 31.8 million passengers…

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India: Railway clerk put off duty for piloting train

From TNN, The Times of India; February 4, 2019 SURAT: The railway booking clerk facing inquiry after his vi .. Click…

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As Indiana Governor Holcomb aims to cut Hoosier State, Lafayette leaders look to save the train … again

By Dave Bangert, Lafayette Journal & Courier; January 11, 2019 LAFAYETTE, Ind. – West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis and Lafayette…

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German Rail: DB long-distance punctuality well below target in 2018

By Keith Fender, International Railway Journal; January 10, 2019 PUNCTUALITY on German Rail (DB) inter-city services continued to worsen in…

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UK: Passenger’s flushed bra takes cup for daftest train toilet mishap, says Virgin

By Stephen Naysmith, The Herald; December 30, 2018 Virgin Trains is urging passengers to use toilets appropriately after a passenger…

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Amtrak cites safety in dispute with Connecticut over passenger tickets refused on Hartford Line

By Stephen Singer, Hartford Courant; December 28, 2018 Amtrak on Friday cited safety as the reason it refuses to occasionally…

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Down Under: 17 things to watch out for during 17 hours of Australia’s The Indian Pacific

By Dan Barrett, SBS; December 20, 2018 The Indian Pacific: Australia’s Longest Train Journey winds delivers 17 hours of well-measured train…

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China gets tough on train ‘seat robbers’ who refuse to move

By Mandy Zou, South China Morning Post; December 14, 2018 Two Chinese rail passengers have been detained for disrupting public…

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Are US trains really that bad? It’s complicated

By Geoffrey Morrison, C/Net; December 9, 2018 Compared to other wealthy nations, passenger trains in the US seem to lag…

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Key Holidays Introduces New Hoosier State Rail Tours

A press release from Key Holidays; November 20, 2018: WALNUT CREEK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Key Holidays™ unveiled today a new Indiana passenger…

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Editorial: Make Toledo-to-Detroit train a reality

By The Editorial Board, The Toledo Blade; November 4, 2018 Anyone who has pounded a steering wheel in frustration trying…

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Reinstate passenger rail service referendum to appear on some Illinois Election Day Ballots

By Ethan Rosuck, WIFR CBS 23 News; November 2, 2018 ROCKFORD, Ill (WIFR) — The topic of bringing back passenger…

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Eurostar to step up Amsterdam services in 2019

By Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; October 23, 2018 EUROSTAR confirmed on October 23 that it will introduce a third…

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At least 18 people are reported dead and many more injured after passenger train derails in Taiwan

By AP, AFP Staff Writers, News Corp Australia Network, Cairns Post; October 21, 2018 AT least 18 people have died…

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From the British point of view: The surprising renaissance of America’s railways

By Chris Leadbeater, Travel Correspondent, The Telegraph; October 18, 2018 Something is stirring in America – and for once, it…

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Germany: Passengers escape unharmed after ICE fire

By Keith Fender, International Railway Journal; October 12, 2018 MORE than 500 passengers were evacuated from a German Rail ICE…

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Europe: AllRail calls for changes to stop low-cost high-speed monopolies

By David Burroughs, International Railway Journal; October 9, 2018 “While we welcome new innovation and affordable train fares, AllRail’s rail…

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India: Snake bites passenger on board Sangam Express

By TNN, The Times of India; October 1, 2018 KANPUR: A passenger on board the Meerut-bound Sangam Express .. Click here…

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Scotland: ScotRail passengers face train overhaul delay

By Alastair Dalton, The Scotsman; September 28, 2018 Long-distance ScotRail passengers may have to travel in unrefurbished second-hand trains because…

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World’s first hydrogen fuel cell passenger train begins service in Germany

By Ray Downs, UPI; September 16, 2018 Sept. 16 (UPI) — The world’s first hydrogen fuel cell train to conduct…

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UK: Backlash over Arriva Trains Wales lost wallet return charge

From BBC News; September 14, 2018 A rail firm is changing its policy following a backlash after a passenger was…

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