ScotRail hit with second remedial plan – for failing to keep passengers happy

By Alastair Dalton, The Scotsman; February 8, 2019 ScotRail was today hit with a second remedial plan – for failing…

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Ireland: Cork-Dublin Train Passenger Journeys Highest on record in 2018

By Mary Bermingham, TheCork.ie; February 4, 2019 A total of 3.46 million passenger journeys were recorded on the Dublin/Cork rail…

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Czech Republic’s national railway operator reports highest transport output since 1994

From Global Railway Review; February 4, 2019 České dráhy – the main railway operator in the Czech Republic – has reported that…

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West Virginia’s Huntington railroad society’s closing blamed on Amtrak changes

By Fred Pace, The Herald-Dispatch; February 1, 2019 HUNTINGTON — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says Amtrak has created a financial hardship…

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North Carolina Department Of Transportation obtains federal, state grants for locomotive upgrades

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 21, 2019 The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) late last week announced a recently…

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Connecticut Cannot Make Amtrak Adopt ‘One Ticket, Any Train’ Policy

By Frankie Graziano, New England Public Radio; January 7, 2019 The state of Connecticut and Amtrak do not have a…

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Czech Republic open-access passenger operator Leo Express records strong growth in 2018

By David Briginshaw, International Railway Journal; December 27, 2018 CZECH Republic open-access passenger operator Leo Express says it carried more…

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Of Note: Herb Kelleher, co-founder of Southwest Airlines, died Thursday at 87

By J. Bruce Richardson, CorridorRail.com; January 4, 2018 Politico Morning Transportation today reports the passing of the legendary Herb Kelleher,…

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Wales: The ‘beautiful’ railway line running through parts of Snowdonia that’s being shunned by passengers

By Lydia Morris, Daily Post Reporter, North Wales Live; December 21, 2018 The Welsh Government has been accused of “failing”…

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Alaska tourism businesses warm up to a growing winter market

By Annie Zak, Anchorage Daily News; December 24, 2018 Alaska has long crawled with visitors in the summer months. Now,…

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