U.S.: Rail Industry ‘Ready to Work’ With President-Elect Biden

By Marybeth Luczak, Executive Editor, Railway Age Magazine; November 9, 2020 With Joe Biden preparing to take the oath of office as…

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U.S.: The Trusty Roomette Is Suddenly Giving Amtrak an Advantage Airlines Can Only Dream Of

By Robert Klara, Adweek; July 13, 2020 In 1946, the Association of American Railroads produced a report aimed at calming…

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U.S., Commentary: House transportation bill fails to unite when it is needed most

By Ian Jefferies, Opinion Contributor, The Hill; June 30, 2020 The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee passed a $500 billion…

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Canadian Pacific appoints Andrea Robertson and Edward R. Hamberger to its Board of Directors

A press release from Canadian Pacific Railway, Limited; July 15, 2019: CALGARY, July 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Canadian Pacific Railway Limited…

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Association of American Railroads Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision on Metrics & Standards

A press release from the Association of American Railroads; June 3, 2019: Washington, D.C. – June 3, 2019 – Ian…

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Supreme Court to Association of American Railroads: No writ of certiorari

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; June 3, 2019 In the latest twist of an ongoing saga now…

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How railroads are keeping trains safe from hackers

By Steven Melendez, Fast Company; April 29, 2019 Railroads have historically focused on safety, from ensuring tracks and trains are…

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Frank Wilner opinion: Amtrak vs. freights: A messy MRSA

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; January 31, 2019 If you’re passionate about on-time performance…

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Frank Wilner Opinion: Why Ian Jefferies?

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; September 19, 2018 News item: Ian Jefferies, 42, currently…

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Association of American Railroads names Jefferies to succeed Hamberger as CEO

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; September 18, 2018 The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has announced its next president and chief…

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Court ruling allows Amtrak, Federal Railroad Administration to set on-time standards

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; July 23, 2018 A federal appeals court ruled last week that Amtrak and the Federal Railroad…

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It’s our shark week

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Bernie Becker, Tanya Snyder and Brianna Gurciullo, Politico Morning Transportation; July 23, 2018 WHAT…

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Ed Hamberger to receive 2018 Railroad Innovator Award from Progressive Railroading, RailTrends

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; May 30, 2018 Progressive Railroading and RailTrends® have named Association of American Railroads President and Chief…

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Amtrak case goes back to court

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Tanya Snyder, Politico Morning Transportation; March 5, 2018 OMG WE’RE BACK AGAIN: DOT and…

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Association of American Railroads praises start of Trump infrastructure plan

By Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor, Railway Age Magazine; February 12, 2018 The Association of American Railroads today said it supports…

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AAR to USDOT: Base regulations on ‘safety successes’

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; December 4, 2017 The Association of American Railroads (AAR) late last week filed comments with the…

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