U.S.: BUILD grant will help decompress most congested rail junction in California

By Bill Wilson, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; September 16, 2020 The U.S. DOT has awarded a $20 million Better Utilizing Investments…

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U.S.: High-speed rail project gets OK to use I-15 right of way in California

By Mick Akers, Las Vegas Review-Journal, June 30, 2020 Virgin Trains USA’s high speed train plans got another boost after…

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Cleaner Diesel-Electric Locomotives Now in Service on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Trains

A press release from Amtrak Pacific Surfliner; April 22, 2019 LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Just in time…

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California: Caltrans announces $600 million in funding for rail, transportation projects

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; December 11, 2018 The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) late last week announced the California Transportation…

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Amtrak Pacific Surfliner, Caltrans Introduce New, Cleaner Locomotives at Los Angeles Union Station

A press release from Amtrak Pacific Surfliner; October 1, 2018: More reliable, greener Siemens Charger locomotives will power passenger trains…

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