Virgin Trains USA targets timeline for Orlando-area theme park station

By Ryan Lynch, Staff Writer, Orlando Business Journal; October 21, 2019 Virgin Trains could be nearing an agreement soon on…

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Ontario: Northlander business case coming before years end

By James Wood, Staff, MyMuskokaNow.com; October 18, 2019 NORTH BAY, ON- The hard numbers on the possible return of passenger…

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Mexico: Public-private partnership eyed for high-speed Querétaro train

From Mexico Daily News; October 16, 2019 The high-speed passenger rail line between Mexico City and Querétaro, suspended four years…

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Vermont: Middlebury, Vergennes prepare for passenger rail

By John Flowers, Addison County Independent; October 17, 2019 MIDDLEBURY — The chief of Vermont’s rail and aviation division said…

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New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority to Study Train Service on Freight Line Key to ‘Triboro’ Rail Idea

By Dan Rivoli, Spectrum News NY 1; October 15, 2019 It’s been 95 years since passenger trains rumbled down the…

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San Francisco Bay Area: Valley Link timetable pushed out by three more years

By Jeremy Walsh, Pleasanton Weekly; October 14, 2019 The Valley Link commuter light rail system aiming to directly connect BART…

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Virgin Trains USAs’ Las Vegas to Los Angeles line on track for 2023 opening

By Mick Akers, Las Vegas Review-Journal; October 15, 2019 After years of chatter, Virgin Trains USA appears ready to bring…

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Opinion: Thinking big about Big Rail in Massachusetts

By The Editorial Board, The Berkshire Eagle; October 15, 2019 There are so many passenger rail projects proposed for Massachusetts…

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South Florida: Brightline/Virgin Trains unveils Phase II, mid-2022 completion

By Arthur Mondale, WPTV 5 NBC; October 14, 2019 JUPITER, Fla. — On Monday evening, Brightline/Virgin Trains unveiled it’s complete…

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Colorado: That Idea For A Front Range Train Remains A Popular One

By Kate Schimel, Colorado Public Radio News; October 11, 2019 Right now, the best way to get from Pueblo to…

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Orlando to Miami higher-speed Virgin Trains USA passenger train project getting real

By Scott Powers, Floridapolitics.com; October 11, 2019 It’s getting real, this long discussed, debated, fought over, raved about, warned against,…

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FlixTrain expands its German rail network

By David Briginshaw, International Railway Journal; October 9, 2019 GERMAN private open-access operator FlixTrain has announced plans to expand its…

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Germany: DB to introduce new Rostock-Berlin-Dresden rail service

From Railway Technology; October 10, 2019 German railway company Deutsche Bahn (DB) has reveled plans to introduce a new intercity…

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Editorial: It was a terrible idea to build a new freeway in Los Angeles County. Now it’s on hold for good

By The Times Editorial Board, Los Angeles Times; October 6, 2019 Could the era of building new freeways in California…

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Railroad’s rusting Potomac River span facing overhaul – and maybe more

By Dan Novack, Captial News Service, The Southern Maryland Chronicle; October 6, 2019 WASHINGTON – Of the eight bridges connecting…

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Amtrak’s Interregional Growth Opportunities

By Andrew Selden, Railway Age Magazine; October 7, 2019 Years ago, the Minnesota Association of Railroad Passengers ran an experiment.…

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Virginia: Officials encourage push for passenger rail service in Montgomery County

By Yann Ranaivo, The Roanoke Times; October 3, 2019 CHRISTIANSBURG — State transportation officials joined a handful of local and…

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Montana: Missoula County lobbies for costly return of passenger rail service

By Dave Stalling, Missoula Current, KXLH 9; October 4, 2019 Missoula County commissioners on Thursday expressed their interest in restoring…

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Massachusetts: New survey shows people want east-west rail

By G. Michael Dobbs, The Reminder; October 2, 2019 BOSTON – A new survey on extending and improving passenger rail…

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Andrés Manuel López Obrador says the Mayan Train will develop Southeast Mexico which was ‘abandoned during the neoliberal period’

From The Yucatan Times; September 20, 2019 During his morning press conference in Mérida, Yucatán, president Andrés Manuel López Obrador…

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Opinion/Editorial: Ambitious rail plan would benefit Charlottesville, Virginia

By The Editorial Board, The Daily Progress; September 21, 2019 Charlottesville Amtrak riders will be interested in this: An east-west…

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Virginia: More Amtrak trains are coming to Hampton Roads, but not any time soon

By Julia Marsigliano, WYDaily; September 19, 2019 The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation’s DC2RVA Rail Project aims to…

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California Virgin Trains USA proposal gets bond boost from committee

By Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal; September 19, 2019 Development of a high-speed rail line took another leap forward…

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Transit agency, Richardson, Texas officials break ground on North Texas’ 26-mile passenger rail project

By Gavin Pugh, Community Impact Newspaper; September 19, 2019 North Texas’ regional public transit agency has made good on a…

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California bullet train’s mishandling of land deals adds to mounting costs and delays

By Ralph Vartabedian, Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times; September 16, 2019 California’s bullet train project confronts an array of political and…

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