U.S. and Canada; Amtrak, VIA Rail Canada and Brightline passenger trains: We are thankful for railroaders who work on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

By J. Bruce Richardson, Corridor Rail Development Corporation, December 23, 2022 It’s Christmas Eve. Passenger trains are running everywhere today,…

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U.S.: Amtrak has a new president and executive vice president, plus here’s a tip for you at the beginning of vacation season

Editor’s Note: The bulk of this article originally appeared on this platform on February 8, 2021, and has been updated…

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Going cheap can cost you on Amtrak: Getting There

By Jim Cameron, The Middletown Press; August 4, 2019 It was the railroad trip from hell: the hottest day of…

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How driving a train became one of Canada’s Best Jobs

By Mariyam Khaja, Canadian Business; June 11, 2019 While working in the office of an insurance company back in 2007,…

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Canadian railroads re-write drug policies for workers in light of cannabis legalization

By Erik White, CBC News; February 1, 2019 As of Feb. 1, Go Train drivers in southern Ontario are forbidden…

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Conductors, commuters alike take to social media, blogs to spark conversation

By Colleen Ferguson, Rockland/Westchester Journal News; June 18, 2018 For Howard Rosenstein, the Facebook posts started one freezing February morning…

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Strike averted: Canadian Pacific, two unions reach 11th-hour agreements

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; April 23, 2018 Canadian Pacific late Friday negotiated its way out of a strike two unions…

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Florida House bill says train conductors, passengers cannot be auto accident witnesses

By A.G. Gancarski, Florida Politics; December 8, 2017 A new Florida House bill says that train conductors and passengers are not,…

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Canadian Pacific Rail train crews reject contract extension

By Eric Atkins, Railway Industry Reporter, The Globe and Mail; November 2, 2017 Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. train crews voted…

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