Canada: If Madrid and Barcelona can build a high-speed rail connection, why can’t Toronto and Montreal?

By Amir Barnea, Contributor, The Toronto Star; January 20, 2020 As a pair, Toronto and Montreal, Canada’s two largest cities,…

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North America: Travel app Omio the latest Berlin startup to take on North America

By Douglas Busvine, Reuters, The Chronicle Herald; January 14, 2020 BERLIN (Reuters) – Berlin-based online travel company Omio is launching…

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U.S., New York: Senator Charles Schumer urges Canada to move train inspections to Niagara Falls, New York

By Thomas J. Prohaska, The Buffalo News; January 13, 2020 The Niagara Falls Amtrak station opened in 2016 with space…

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Canada: I ate 11 meals prepared in a tiny train kitchen during a 4-day journey across Canada, and I was blown away by how delicious they all were

By Rachel Askinasi, Insider; January 7, 2020 I spent four days — and ate 11 meals — onboard VIA Rail’s…

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Canada, Manitoba: Train with 13 people on board derails west of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

By Megan Benedictson, Supervising Digital News Producer and Kayla Rosen, Editorial Producer, CTV News; December 31, 2019 WINNIPEG — A…

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Canada: Christmas Comes Early for Rocky Mountaineer with its New Rail Car Delivery

A press release from Rocky Mountaineer; December 12, 2019: Santa brings special gift in time for company’s 30th anniversary year…

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Canada, Ontario: Is there a subsidy in the cards for the Huron Central Railway?

By Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business; December 3, 2019 U.S. federal regulators have approved the sale of short-line railroader Genesee…

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Canada: VIA Rail goes cashless, leaving some consumers in the lurch

By Rachael D’Amore, Global News, December 3, 2019 Canadians relying on Via Rail to get home for the holidays may…

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Opinion: Canadian Pacific aims to become transcontinental once again

By Alan Freeman, iPolitics.ca; November 28, 2019 At first glance, it looks like one of the strangest business deals of…

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Canadian Pacific wants back into the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick

By Connell Smith, CBC News; November 27, 2019 Twenty-five years after selling off or abandoning its rail operations to the…

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Opinion: The people VIA Rail Canada is leaving behind

By Stephen Maher, MacLean’s; November 27, 2019 At the end of October, Via Rail announced that it would only accept…

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Canadian Pacific Railway to acquire railway that owns tracks involved in Lac-Megantic disaster

From The Canadian Press, Ottawamatters.com; November 21, 2019 Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. has entered into a US$130-million deal to acquire…

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Strike at Canada’s biggest railroad enters third day as talks continue

From Reuters, Edmonton Sun; November 21, 2019 MONTREAL/WINNIPEG — A strike at Canada’s biggest railroad, Canadian National Railway Co, entered…

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Northern Ontario passenger rail plan close to being unveiled

By Kortney Kenney, Staff, MyNorthBayNow; November 12, 2019 Several communities in northeastern Ontario, including North Bay, could be closer to…

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Commemorative locomotives transported undercover into Canada for big reveal

By Helen Pike, CBC News; November 11, 2019 Five locomotives transported across the U.S. border into Canada, wrapped and hidden,…

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Ontario: Time to move on regional transportation plan, experts say

By Trevor Terfloth, The London Free Press; November 8, 2019 As advocates await the province’s promised new Southwestern Ontario transportation…

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Canada: Oil companies ready to pounce on extra rail cars to ramp up production

By Janet French, Edmonton Journal; October 31, 2019 Oil companies say they’re already rounding up rail cars in response to…

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Ontario Member of Provincial Parliament to introduce Canadian content bill to save Thunder Bay rail coach plant

By Staff, Northern Ontario Business; October 28, 2019 In an effort to keep the Bombardier plant in his riding from…

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Great Railroad Hotels To Check Out

By Peter Greenberg, Peter Greenberg Worldwide; October 23, 2019 There are hotels and there are great railroad hotels that are…

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Ontario Northland makes necessary changes

By Eric Taschner, CTV News Northern Ontario Videojournalist, CTV News; October 21, 2019 NORTH BAY – Ontario Northland is currently…

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Vancouver: ‘Foolish’ SkyTrain ‘surfer’ fined $115 for riding between train cars

By Simon Little, Global News; October 18, 2019 Metro Vancouver Transit Police say a man was fined Thursday after being…

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Ontario: Northlander business case coming before years end

By James Wood, Staff, MyMuskokaNow.com; October 18, 2019 NORTH BAY, ON- The hard numbers on the possible return of passenger…

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VIA Rail Canada: Over 100,000 Passengers for Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; October 17, 2019: HIGHLIGHTSThursday October 10 to Tuesday October 15, 2019 VIA Rail…

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