The Romance of the Rail in West Texas

By Sterry Butcher, Texas Monthly; March 2019 It began this summer, when we slept with our windows open. The first…

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Hoosier State route fans hold out hope as Amtrak line cut from Indiana budget plan

By Dave Bangert, Lafayette Journal & Courier; February 19, 2019 LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The future of Amtrak’s Hoosier State line,…

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Connecticut: 30-30-30 is feasible

Connecticut Viewpoints By Gregory Stroud; Connecticut Mirror; February 19, 2019 With the collapse of yet another high-speed-rail megaproject, this time in…

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FRA Issues National Trespass Prevention Strategy

A press release from the United States Department of Transportation; February 19, 2019: WASHINGTON – The U.S Department of Transportation’s…

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Denver and the Winter Park Express: How to Make the Most of the Ski Train’s New Lounge Car Before Hitting the Slopes

By Josie Sexton, Denver Eater; February 18, 2019 A hand-held, Executair brand travel bar late last week was discovered on…

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Amtrak May Expand To Oklahoma

By Emory Bryan, KOTV News on 6; February 18, 2019 TULSA COUNTY, Oklahoma – An infusion of cash for Amtrak,…

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Chicago Union Station Makeover Not Meeting Commuters’ Needs

By Lauren Victory, CBS 2 Chicago; February 19, 2019 CHICAGO (CBS) — Broken beams and tracks out of service; it…

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Feds raise concerns about high cost of proposed Ann Arbor, Michigan train station

By Ryan Stanton, MLive.com; February 15, 2019 ANN ARBOR, MI – The Federal Railroad Administration has raised concerns about the…

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U.S. investing $50 million in Amtrak Southwest Chief route that passes through New Mexico

By Steve Terrell, Santa Fe New Mexican; February 15, 2019 The federal government will pump $50 million into Amtrak’s Southwest…

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Wisconsin: Railroad boosters seek additional Amtrak passenger service through region

By NOAH VERNAU, Reporter, Portage Daily Register; February 15, 2019 Now’s the time to sell lawmakers on the idea of…

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