Ontario: What’s the future of the Agawa Canyon Tour Train?

By Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business; March 22, 2019 With the looming expiration of an operating agreement to run the…

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Ontario: Province to spend $5 million on train station at former St. Marys Paper site for Agawa Canyon Tour Train

By James Hopkin, SooToday.com; March 22, 2019 The provincial government is putting up $5 million for the construction of a…

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Two big rail projects, one big vision for Massachusetts (Guest viewpoint)

By Stan Rosenberg, masslive.com; March 22, 2019 For decades, we in Western Massachusetts have been trying to get Beacon Hill…

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A Heritage Rum Railway Just Opened in Barbados

By Tanner Garrity, Inside Hook; March 12, 2019 You’ve had enough booze cruises for a lifetime. It’s time to board…

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In Texas, TEXRail helps boost Fort Worth’s economic profile

By Michael Popke, Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 2019 At 3 a.m. on Jan. 10, six people were lined up to…

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Polk County, Florida opinion about SunRail Phase 3: Polk’s path to future mobility

By Darren Soto, Guest Columnist, Herald-Tribune; February 28, 2019 Florida will one day soon connect most major cities via fast…

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How Regulation Could Slow Down the Future in California

By Jill Cowan, The New York Times; February 26, 2019 Yesterday, my colleagues Thomas Fuller, Jennifer Medina and Conor Dougherty…

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Options being looked at to save West Virginia’s New River Train trip

“Manchin said Amtrak continues to justify its policy changes by arguing that they achieve cost savings and improve on-time performance, but it has failed to provide any statistics that corroborate its argument.”

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No, California Governor Gavin Newsom didn’t kill high-speed rail. But what’s his Plan B?

By Tony Bizjak, Tim Sheehan, and Rory Appleton, The Sacramento Bee; February 18, 2019 It’s been a dream for years…

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Opinion from Vancouver: Passengers, tourism, must be considered in railroad discussions

By Steve Sammut, Vancouver Sun; February 14, 2019 With the May 2018 amendments to the Canada Transportation Act, the Canadian…

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‘If it gets me, it gets me’: the town where residents live alongside polar bears, and you can visit by riding VIA Rail Canada

By Kieran Mulvaney, The Guardian; February 13, 2019 Spend enough time in Churchill, and you will hear the stories. Of…

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Ireland: Cork-Dublin Train Passenger Journeys Highest on record in 2018

By Mary Bermingham, TheCork.ie; February 4, 2019 A total of 3.46 million passenger journeys were recorded on the Dublin/Cork rail…

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Pikes Peak Cog Railway orders engines, cars, rail for $100 million rebuilding project

By Wayne Heilman, The Gazette; January 31, 2019 The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cog Railway has ordered three new engines, nine…

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Are East Africa’s new railways viable?

By Shem Oirere, International Railway Journal; January 31, 2019 THE value of current railway projects in East Africa has risen…

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West Virginia’s Huntington railroad society’s closing blamed on Amtrak changes

By Fred Pace, The Herald-Dispatch; February 1, 2019 HUNTINGTON — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says Amtrak has created a financial hardship…

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Niagara Falls officials want to bring Canadian commuter train across the U.S. border

By Rick Pfeiffer, Niagara Gazette, Lockport Union-Sun & Journal; January 27, 2019 Falls Mayor Paul Dyster was working the crowd…

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Ontario’s Algoma Central: CAPT readies to up lobby efforts for passenger rail service

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; January 22, 2019 With a federal election just nine months away and one final…

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Return of train to Churchill, Manitoba raised spirits — but mayor says fuel, food costs remain high

By Bryce Hoye, Reporter, CBC News; January 18, 2019 It’s been well over a month since the first passenger trains…

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Norfolk Southern facilitated over $1.5 billion in industrial development in 2018

A press release from Norfolk Southern Corporation; January 10, 2019: NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 10, 2019 – Norfolk Southern generated more…

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Rail will help Nashua, New Hampshire move forward

An Editorial From The Telegraph; January 9, 2019 Tuesday night the Nashua Board of Aldermen sent the Rail Transit Committee…

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Arizona: Development around light rail has changed Phoenix, Tempe and Mesa

By Catherine Reagor and Jessica Boehm, Arizona Republic; December 20, 2018 Uptown Phoenix’s Camelback Road and Central Avenue area was…

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Can a train station turn this ugly part of Fort Worth, Texas into a smokin’ hot neighborhood?

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; December 11, 2018 FORT WORTH On the northern edge of the Trinity River, near…

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Hopes high for growing ridership at Schenectady, New York rail station

By Stephen Williams, The Daily Gazette; December 9, 2018 SCHENECTADY — Now that Schenectady has a new state-of-the-art railroad station…

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Manitoba: When Churchill needed Ottawa, the town was ignored. Now, Ottawa needs Churchill

Opinion By Ken Hansen, MacLean’s; November 13, 2018 The first train in 18 months on the Hudson Bay Railway pulled…

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Rail advocates in Ontario want government to consider transportation strategy – including passenger rail

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; November 12, 2018 Passenger rail advocates are hoping the provincial government take the time…

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