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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Phoenix, Arizona’s Historic Union Station Goes Up for Sale

By Elizabeth Whitman, Phoenix New Times; June 12, 2019 Phoenix’s historic Union Station is for sale. The property went on…

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Dozens of light rail riders shed pants in annual Phoenix, Arizona tradition

By Lauren Aguirre and Ali Phillips, Arizona Republic; January 13, 2019 Dozens of people, coaxed into action by a group…

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Group in Arizona hopes private company will lead to rail service between Tucson and Phoenix

By Shaq Davis, Arizona Daily Star; December 17, 2018 A group is hopeful that Arizonans will see a new passenger…

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Orlando SunRail and Phoenix Valley Metro: A tale of 2 passenger trains

By Kevin Spear, Reporter, Orlando Sentinel; October 10, 2018 Orlando and Phoenix are twins separated by humidity. Both are creatures…

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Streetcar projects flourish as cities seek to attract businesses, millennials

By Julie Sneider, Senior Associate Editor, Progressive Railroading Magazine; September 2018 When Oklahoma City opens its OKC Streetcar service later…

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Amtrak train breaks down in Tucson, Arizona for 5 hours; passengers overheat

Written By Kendra Hall, Multi Media Journalist, KOVA News 4 NBC; July 16, 2018 It gets extremely hot in Southern…

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Changes to Amtrak’s Southwest Chief could mean fewer visitors to Flagstaff, Arizona

By Adrian Skabelund, Staff Reporter, Arizona Daily Sun; June 26, 2018 Flagstaff could see fewer tourist dollars coming through the city if…

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Heading by train to Grand Canyon? Williams Amtrak station closes, forcing shuttle from Flagstaff, Arizona

  By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press, Arizona Daily Sun; January 3, 2018 WILLIAMS  — The train rolled in well past…

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Phoenix, Arizona: Everything You Need to Know About the No Pants Light Rail Ride 2018

By Benjamin Leatherman, Phoenix New Times; January 2, 2018 Phoenix’s annual No Pants Light Rail Ride started out in 2009…

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Phoenix Police Department: Man nearly steals two locomotives from Union Pacific rail yard

By Joe Ena, ABC 15 Arizona; November 16, 2017 PHOENIX – A man caught in the engineer’s seat of a…

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Arizona: Phoenix Light Rail System Plans Crackdown on Bad Behavior

By The Associated Press, U.S. News & World Report; October 14, 2017 PHOENIX (AP) — The light rail system that…

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Arizona: Grand Canyon Railway to discontinue Amtrak shuttle service

By Wendy Howell, Williams News; September 26, 2017 WILLIAMS, Ariz. — After many years of providing the only shuttle from…

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