Canada, British Columbia: Proposed high-speed rail line could revolutionize travel in the Sea to Sky

By Brandon Barrett, Pique Newsmagazine, North Shore News; October 7, 2020 A high-speed rail line that would take passengers from…

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Canada: $850 million worth of manufactured goods are ‘sitting idle’ every day that rail lines are blocked

By Sam McGriskin, The Post Millennial.; February 26, 2020 Blockades across the country continue to put a halt on the…

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Canada – ‘The barricades need to come down now’: Trudeau says he can no longer wait for negotiations on rail protests

By Ryan Tumilty, National Post; February 21, 2020 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declared Friday that crippling rail blockades must end…

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Savarino’s vision for hulking DL&W terminal in Buffalo, New York: a Canalside public market

By Robert J. McCarthy, The Buffalo News; October 14, 2019 Maybe it’s because Samuel J. Savarino can view the hulking…

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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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West Virginia Editorial: Demise of New River Train will hurt Amtrak

By The Editorial Board, The Herald-Dispatch; March 5, 2019 You’ve got to give the guy running Amtrak credit. If he…

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Empire Builder Route: Economic benefits of a second daily train between Chicago and Twin Cities revealed

From Global Railway Review; March 1, 2019 The Rail Passengers Association recently issued its Impacts From A Second Train To…

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West Virginia Editorial: Amtrak should drop opposition to New River Train

By The Editorial Board, The Herald-Dispatch; February 5, 2019 Amtrak has a base of loyal customers that many other businesses…

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Expanding Washington’s Long Bridge is key to region’s growing rail needs, officials say

By Luz Laso, The Washington Post; December 22, 2018 For more than a century, the Long Bridge has carried freight…

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Wales: The ‘beautiful’ railway line running through parts of Snowdonia that’s being shunned by passengers

By Lydia Morris, Daily Post Reporter, North Wales Live; December 21, 2018 The Welsh Government has been accused of “failing”…

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‘Time for Canadian Feds to re-fund the passenger train’, says coalition

By Staff, SooToday.com; October 30, 2018 NEWS RELEASE COALITION FOR ALGOMA PASSENGER TRAINS It’s been three long years now since…

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Massachusetts: $21M Berkshire Line upgrade to bolster ailing rail route

By Heather Bellow, The Berkshire Eagle; October 29, 2018 A Berkshires rail line that the state bought for $12 million…

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Along Florida’s east coast: Stuart, Fort Pierce battle for Brightline station

By Lisa Broadt, Treasure Coast Newspapers, TCPalm.com; September 21, 2018 The battle to stop the train is turning into the…

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Local Illinois officials share concerns about Amtrak service with Senator Durbin

By Rebecca Susmarski of GateHouse Media Illinois, Journal Star; September 19, 2018 GALESBURG — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin met with…

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Rail advocate: High speed train needed for Texas

  By Jimmy Daniell Isaac, Longview News-Journal; September 12, 2018 KILGORE — In six years, a new mode of travel…

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British Columbia: Rocky Mountaineer’s economic engine keeps chugging in Kamloops

By Jessica Wallace, Kamloops This Week; July 14, 2018 Rocky Mountaineer expects its economic impact on Kamloops to significantly increase…

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Game planning to save a railroad in Ontario

By Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business; July 12, 2018 Supporters behind preserving northeastern Ontario short-line rail service beyond 2018 are…

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Changes to Amtrak’s Southwest Chief could mean fewer visitors to Flagstaff, Arizona

By Adrian Skabelund, Staff Reporter, Arizona Daily Sun; June 26, 2018 Flagstaff could see fewer tourist dollars coming through the city if…

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Tourism boost: Train route linking Boulder City, Henderson could add stops

By Mick Akers, Las Vegas Sun; April 14, 2018 With a few strikes of a pair of silver spikes on…

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Officials: Amtrak will preserve West Virginia train excursions

From Staff, The Herald-Dispatch; April 12, 2018 HUNTINGTON — Amtrak is committed to working to preserve the New River Train,…

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Bristol, Tennessee and Virginia: Amtrak impact would be felt regionwide

By DAVID MCGEE, BRISTOL HERALD COURIER; April 3, 2018 BRISTOL, Tenn. — The impact of extending passenger rail service to…

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Amtrak asked to continue charter, special service trains

By The Associated Press, Miami Herald; April 2, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A West Virginia congressman says a decision by…

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Study: SEPTA Drives $3 Billion in Regional Economic Impact for Southeast Pennsylvania

By Joe Trinacria, Philadelphia Magazine; March 30, 2018 According to a study released on Thursday by SEPTA, everybody’s favorite transportation…

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