Money sought to study bringing Amtrak’s Southwest Chief train to Colorado Springs

By Rachel Riley, The Gazette; November 3, 2019 A long-awaited effort to extend an Amtrak line that runs through southeast…

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United States Department of Transportation awards Michigan Department Of Transportation $23 million federal grant for rail improvements, including a stretch in Dearborn

By Dave Herndon, Press & Guide; August 26, 2019 The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced on Aug. 21 a…

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Federal grant to be used for new coaches for North Carolina passenger trains

From Staff Reports, Independent Tribune; August 23, 2019 The North Carolina Department of Transportation received a nearly $77 million grant…

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New Jersey commuters, rejoice! Newark Penn station is getting $18.4M upgrade.

By Allison Pries, NJ.com; August 20, 2019 The U.S. Department of Transportation has set aside $18.445 million to renovate and…

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Amtrak adds funds to Oregon Department Of Transportation Cascades siding project

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; July 31, 2019 Amtrak announced yesterday it is contributing $750,000 toward a project aimed at reducing…

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Illinois gets $132 million CREATE federal grant to reduce South Side Chicago railroad delays

By Mary Wisniewski, Chicago Tribune; June 5, 2018 The federal government has awarded a long-awaited $132 million grant to help…

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Buffalo, New York: Metro Rail extension to DL&W back on track after Congress restores program

By Robert J. McCarthy, The Buffalo News; October 20, 2017 The Metro Rail expansion into the former DL&W terminal appears…

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