Colorado backers believe this Front Range passenger rail plan is the real deal

By Miles Blumhardt, Fort Collins Coloradoan; June 13, 2019 If you’ve read the headline and have lived in Colorado for…

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New York City-to-Berkshires Amtrak pilot could start in 2020, thanks to funding

By Tom Acitelli, Curbed Boston; June 12, 2019 A state senator driving the effort to create a passenger rail link…

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Plan To Offer Train Service To Northern Midcoast Maine Falls Through Again

By Lauren Abbate, Bangor Daily News, Maine Public Radio; June 11, 2019 For the second summer in a row, plans…

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Eurostar increases number of direct trains to Amsterdam

By John Dunne, The Evening Standard; June 11, 2019 Eurostar is increasing the frequency of its London to Amsterdam services…

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Illinois Editorial: Take a bow, then get back aboard Quad-Cities rail train

By The Editorial Board, The Dispatch-Argus; June 9, 2019 We are pleased to celebrate with our fellow Q-C passengers significant…

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Canada: Consultant claims Ontario Northland not on board with passenger rail

By Ian Ross, Baytoday.ca; June 5, 2019 A railway consultant has released portions of a conceptual plan on how passenger…

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Canada: Ontario Northland Transportation Commission ‘fully committed’ to rail passenger service

By P.J. Wilson, Postmedia Network, Northern News; June 6, 2019 Ontario Northland is “fully committed” to the return of passenger…

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Canada: Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli fires back at Ontario Northland critic

By Staff, Northern Ontario Business; June 5, 2019 Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli is going to bat for the Ontario Northland…

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Canada: Ontario Northland union boss favours Metrolinx alliance

By Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business; June 7, 2019 Shifting the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) to a new provincial…

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$275 million set aside for Rockford passenger rail in Illinois capital spending plan

By Mary Sugden, Investigative Reporter, WREX 13 NBC; June 3, 2019 ROCKFORD (WREX) – Illinois lawmakers have approved a new…

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Illinois Capital Bill funds Quad Cities passenger rail train

By Jenna Jackson, KWQC 6 NBC; June 2, 2019 MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) – The Quad Cities Passenger Rail Project is…

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Utah: Organization plans passenger rail from Logan to Cedar City

By Rod Boam, Cachevalleydaily.com; June 2, 2019 A Salt Lake man is proposing a rail service that would take passengers…

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Study explores Colorado Front Range passenger rail

By Peter Roper, Reporter, The Pueblo Chieftain; May 28, 2019 Would passenger rail service among Front Range cities energize the…

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Final version of passenger rail study for Bristol, Virginia now complete

By David McGee, Bristol Herald Courier; May 24, 2019 BRISTOL, Va. – A final version of the most recent study…

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Minnesota – On pins and needles: Duluth to Twin Cities rail proponents awaiting funding

By Brady Slater, Duluth News Tribune; May 23, 2019 Advocates for a proposed $550-million passenger rail line between the Twin…

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Ontario: Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains launches third letter writing campaign

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; May 15, 2019 The Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains has embarked upon a third…

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Japan Begins Testing Electric, 249-MPH Bullet Train Named ‘ALFA-X’

By James Gilboy, The Drive; May 15, 2019 The East Japan Railway Company (EJRC) is testing a new high-speed “shinkansen,”…

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Greenfield, Massachusetts to see extended passenger rail service by end of summer

By ANITA FRITZ, Staff Writer, Greenfield Recorder; May 2, 2019 GREENFIELD — Expanded passenger rail service to and from Greenfield…

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High-speed rail in the U.S. has new promise, and new pitfalls

By Patrick Sisson, Curbed; May 3, 2019 During a press conference last month to announce that his multifaceted Virgin brand…

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Our View: Despite recent setbacks, Virginia passenger rail expansion still needs to be pushed

By The Editorial Board, BRISTOL HERALD COURIER; May 3, 2019 Will Abingdon and Bristol ever see passenger rail service again?…

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Rail group in Utah seeks support for statewide study

By Carter Pape, The Times-Independent; May 3, 2019 A nonprofit passenger rail organization is looking to have the Utah Department…

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Massachusetts: Boston City Council votes to support Springfield-to-Boston high-speed passenger rail

By Shira Schoenberg, Masslive,com; May 1, 2019 The Boston City Council on Wednesday passed a resolution expressing support for building…

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Minnesota: Renderings shed new light on proposed Northern Lights Express project

By Jessie Slater, CBS 3 Duluth; April 30, 2019 DULUTH, MN– 12 years ago,  the idea to connect the Twin…

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Canada: Ontario Northland’s success worth celebrating – Corina Moore

By Michael Lee, North Bay Nugget; April 26, 2019 Corina Moore is both “proud” and “grateful” Ontario Northland will be…

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New England: Boston Surface Railroad proposing Worcester-Providence commuter rail service offers bonds for sale

By Staff, The Telegram; April 25, 2019 A Rhode Island company seeking to start passenger rail service between Worcester and…

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