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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Plan for a Virgin Trains USA station at PortMiami advances

By Anne Kalosh, Seatrade Cruise News; October 18, 2019 The plan to develop a PortMiami station for Brightline, the private…

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Hitachi Rail unveils concepts for ‘train station of future’

From Railway Technology; October 16, 2019 Rolling stock manufacturer Hitachi Rail has published concepts for ‘train stations of the future’,…

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Enfield, Connecticut council designates $670,000 for train platform for CTrail Hartford Line

ENFIELD — The Town Council unanimously voted on Oct. 7 to transfer $670,000 from the general fund into a separate…

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South Florida: Multi-million deal would run Virgin Trains into Port of Miami

By Jesse Scheckner; Miami Today; October 15, 2019 Less than a week after they OK’d spending up to $76.7 million…

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Savarino’s vision for hulking DL&W terminal in Buffalo, New York: a Canalside public market

By Robert J. McCarthy, The Buffalo News; October 14, 2019 Maybe it’s because Samuel J. Savarino can view the hulking…

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Massachusetts: No more incrementalism, it’s time for Big Rail

By James Aloisi and Stanley Rosenberg, CommonWealth Magazine; October 12, 2019 EARLIER THIS YEAR, the Global Traffic Scorecard ranked Boston’s…

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‘Baltimore’s living room:’ Developers present concept for Penn Station redevelopment

By Melody Simmons, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; October 10, 2019 The size and scope of the long-awaited redevelopment of Penn…

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South Florida: Brightline/Virgin Trains USA gets $76 million station in Aventura

By Glenna Milberg, Reporter, WPLG Local 10 News ABC; October 11, 2019 AVENTURA, Fla. – After a contentious vote that…

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Texas: Soon, you will be able to take a train from Fort Worth to Plano – sort of

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; October 11, 2019 FORT WORTH Transit officials from Fort Worth and Dallas are working…

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Hidden nightlife on display at Chico, California train station

By Lindy Hoppough, Correspondent, Enterprise-Record; October 9, 2019 “Oh, that hurts. Oh, that hurts.” The man’s voice was coming from…

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Orlando International Airport is right on cusp of major milestone

Editor’s Note: Many passenger rail traditionalists have questioned the wisdom of Brightline/Virgin Trains USA constructing its primary Orlando area train…

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Florida: Want a Brightline train station? Taxpayers may help pay for it

By David Lyons, South Florida Sun Sentinel, Orlando Sentinel; October 7, 2019 South Florida local governments are finding that if…

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South Florida: Brightline to bring therapy dogs to all three of its stations for World Mental Health Day

By Samantha Kerrigan, CBS12; October 8, 2019 West Palm Beach, Fla. (CBS12) — This Thursday is World Mental Health Day,…

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St. Paul Union Depot, transit hub and event center, is fully leased and saw 1 million visitors in 2018

By Shannon Prather, Minneapolis Star Tribune; October 5, 2019 Seven years after the Union Depot’s pricey renovation, Ramsey County leaders…

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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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Quebec: Gotta go? You’ll have to hold it (for up to five days) at this Montreal train station

By Tyler Dawson, National Post; October 3, 2019 Picture this: You’re commuting through Montreal, one of Canada’s great cities, and…

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Chicago: Auburn Gresham Metra stop, which broke ground yesterday, could spur South Side retail

By David Zegeye, Streetsblog Chicago; October 1, 2019 Auburn Gresham used to have a commuter rail station on 79th Street…

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New Jersey Transit breaks ground on new Elizabeth train station on Northeast Corridor

By Bob Makin, Bridgewater Courier News; October 1, 2019 ELIZABETH – Construction of the new Elizabeth train station and platform…

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Full steam ahead: Grand Canyon Railway celebrates 30 years

By Wendy Howell, Williams News; October 1, 2019 In 1984, the city of Williams went down in history as the…

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Miami-Dade may spend $76 million to build a Virgin Trains USA rail station by the Aventura Mall

By Rob Wile and Douglas Hanks, Miami Herald; September 30, 2019 Miami-Dade may spend $76 million to build a train…

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Chicago: Boost Metra’s clout and funding, CEO asks Congress

By Marni Pyke, Chicago Daily Herald; September 24, 2019 Metra’s 280,000 daily riders deserve to be on an equal footing…

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South Florida: Virgin Trains, Tri-Rail Roll Toward Real Estate Boom Linked to New Stations

By Lidia Dinkova, Law.com; September 23, 2019 In South Florida, real estate development is fueled by universal factors like demand,…

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Amtrak has a new strategy to help you board your train at Washington Union Station

By Lori Aratani, The Washington Post, SF Gate; September 21, 2019 WASHINGTON – After years of complaints, Amtrak is trying…

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Montana Senator Tester inserts Amtrak ticket agents in appropriations bill

By Tim Leeds, Havre Daily News; September 20, 2019 Montana’s senior senator said Thursday he inserted language in a appropriations…

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