U.S.: Could Maryland finally be ready to replace Baltimore’s oldest rail tunnel?

By Alex Holt, Maryland Correspondent, Greater Greater Washington; June 24, 2020 Baltimore Penn Station and the trains which pass through…

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U.S., California: Caltrain Ponders Future As Pandemic Hurts Ridership, Funding

By Margie Shafer, KCBS Radio; April 29, 2020 It was standing room only on Caltrain before the coronavirus outbreak. It’s…

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Europe, UK: GB Railfreight converts passenger train to carry essential medical cargo

By Gavin van Marle, The Lodestar; April 27, 2020 The transformation of passenger transport to carry cargo has shifted modes.…

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U.S., California: Rail project 40% done; Redlands and San Bernardino road closures continue

By Jennifer Iyer, Redlands Daily Facts; April 20, 2020 Work on a rail project connecting Redlands and San Bernardino is…

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U.S., Maryland: Baltimore Penn Station redevelopment gets opportunity zone funding from local investor

By Melody Simmons, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; February 5, 2020 Transformative plans to upgrade Penn Station into a modern transit…

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U.S., Florida: Brightline passenger counts, revenue remain well below company’s own projections

By Jeff Ostrowski, The Palm Beach Post; January 20, 2020 Brightline, the rail company aiming to prove the financial viability…

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San Francisco Bay Area Officials Lay Groundwork For $100 Billion Transportation Ballot Measure

By Don Ford, KPIX CBS 5 SF Bay Area; October 1, 2019 OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — The greater Bay Area…

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Wisconsin: What ever happened to Madison’s commuter rail concept?

By Dave Zweifel, The Capital Times; August 21, 2019 Clark Johnson and Nona Hill have been advocating for passenger rail,…

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California: A not-so-high-speed train in the Central Valley could be a boon for the Bay Area

By Erin Baldassari, Marin Independent Journal; August 1, 2019 Caltrain could see faster, more frequent service sooner rather than later…

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New England Governors Baker, Lamont, Rainmondo huddle over regional issues

By Matt Murphy, State House News Service, Taunton Daily Gazette; July 16, 2019 WILLIMANTIC, CONN. — Gov. Charlie Baker came…

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Regional Transit Authority updates its master transit plan for Southeast Michigan

By Aaron Mondry, Curbed Detroit; July 15, 2019 After failing to pass a regional transit millage in 2016, the Regional…

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Massachusetts: After nearly 30 years, a (real) South Coast Rail groundbreaking

By Peter Jasinski, Providence Journal; July 3, 2019 FREETOWN – In a lot of ways, it was a groundbreaking on…

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California: Valley Link Feasibility Report delivered to the Tri-Valley – San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority Board

From Mass Transit Magazine; July 1, 2019 The Tri-Valley – San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority Board received the Project…

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Opinion: Private rail is an American asset

By Raymond J. Keating, The Detroit News; June 23, 2019 Like the Green New Deal, former vice president Joe Biden’s…

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Rough June for New York’s Long Island Rail Road, but railroad president refuses to take ‘foot off the gas’

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; June 23, 2019 The Long Island Rail Road, after steadily improving service since late last…

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Nova Scotia: Halifax council kills commuter rail proposal

By Zane Woodford, The Toronto Star; June 18, 2019 HALIFAX—One councillor’s commuter rail dream has been stopped dead in its…

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Amtrak Bullying Now Targets SEPTA

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; June 18, 2019 WATCHING WASHINGTON, JUNE 2019 – Here…

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New York Penn Station’s upgrade continues with entrance transformation

By Joan Gralla, Newsday; June 16, 2019 The transformation of Penn Station advances Monday when, officials said, work starts on…

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New Jersey Transit train delays hit a record after Governor Murphy’s pledge to fix them

By Bloomberg News, Crain’s New York Business; June 13, 2019 New Jersey Transit commuter trains have hit their worst on-time…

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Federal Railroad Administration Announces More Than $326 Million in Grants to Support Railroad Infrastructure

A press release from the Federal Railroad Administration; June 12, 2019: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department…

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‘Saboteur’ cuts wire on fingerprint machine fighting Long Island Rail Road overtime abuse

By Nolan Hicks, Alex Taylor and Aaron Feis, New York Post; June 5, 2019 A suspected saboteur cut a cable…

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Extending New York subway to New Jersey could speed commute for thousands

From Bloomberg, Crain’s New York Business; May 28, 2019 As the Trump administration blocks the Gateway commuter-rail tunnel project, a…

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