Canada, Ontario: Is there a subsidy in the cards for the Huron Central Railway?

By Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business; December 3, 2019 U.S. federal regulators have approved the sale of short-line railroader Genesee…

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U.S.: America’s railroad system is great – for freight

Opinion By Justin Fox, Bloomberg, The Eagle; December 2, 2019 In most of the world’s affluent countries, railroads were either…

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Opinion: Canadian Pacific aims to become transcontinental once again

By Alan Freeman, iPolitics.ca; November 28, 2019 At first glance, it looks like one of the strangest business deals of…

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Canadian Pacific wants back into the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick

By Connell Smith, CBC News; November 27, 2019 Twenty-five years after selling off or abandoning its rail operations to the…

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Amtrak vs. Freight Railroads: Shippers, You Are Impacted!

By Jim Blaze, Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; November 26, 2019 A headline story says that U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin…

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Canadian National Railway, union reach tentative agreement after week-long strike

By Rachael D’Amore, Global News; November 26, 2019 CN Rail and the union representing workers have reached a tentative agreement…

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Colorado: Rio Grande Scenic Railroad in receivership

From The Valley Courier Alamosa News; November 26, 2019 DEL NORTE — The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad has been a…

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Freight rail seeks ways to stay afloat amid sinking rail volumes

By Joanna Marsh, Freight Waves; November 24, 2019 As the freight rail industry looks ahead to 2020, the leaders of…

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After Iowa Pacific in New York State: Florida company renews interest in purchase of Warren County rail line

By Don Lehman, The Post-Star; November 24, 2019 A Florida-based rail company that wanted to purchase Warren County’s rail line…

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Canadian Pacific Railway to acquire railway that owns tracks involved in Lac-Megantic disaster

From The Canadian Press, Ottawamatters.com; November 21, 2019 Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. has entered into a US$130-million deal to acquire…

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Strike at Canada’s biggest railroad enters third day as talks continue

From Reuters, Edmonton Sun; November 21, 2019 MONTREAL/WINNIPEG — A strike at Canada’s biggest railroad, Canadian National Railway Co, entered…

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Florida Congressman Brian Mast may consider federal funding for St. Lucie River bridge replacement by Virgin Trains

By Joshua Solomon, Treasure Coast Newspapers, TCPalm.com; November 12, 2019 STUART - And the $100 million question is: Who wants…

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Commemorative locomotives transported undercover into Canada for big reveal

By Helen Pike, CBC News; November 11, 2019 Five locomotives transported across the U.S. border into Canada, wrapped and hidden,…

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Union Pacific 4141 Locomotive To Be Permanently Displayed At Bush Library

By Caitlin Clark, Texas A&M University Division of Marketing & Communications, Texas A&M Today; November 9, 2019 The funeral train…

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Commentary: Taking ‘forever’ to assess safety impacts of liquified natural gas by rail?

By Jim Blaze, Freight Waves; November, 5, 2019 Safety is important.  Yet, we can do safety research and development a…

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Montana: Groups Plan To Sue Railroad Over Bear Deaths Near Glacier National Park

By Staff, National Parks Traveler; November 6, 2019 BNSF Railway Company is the target of a forthcoming lawsuit accusing the…

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Commentary: The good and bad of precision scheduled railroading

By Ben Thrower, Contributor, Freight Waves; November 1, 2019 The railroads have been riding a bumpy track for the past…

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Precision Scheduled Railroading: How Conrail Showed the Way

By Jim Blaze, Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; October 30, 2019 Before CN or CSX rolled out Precision Scheduled Railroading…

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Canada: Oil companies ready to pounce on extra rail cars to ramp up production

By Janet French, Edmonton Journal; October 31, 2019 Oil companies say they’re already rounding up rail cars in response to…

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Opinion in Florida: Why Stuart, not Fort Pierce, has inside track on Virgin Trains station | Gil Smart

By Gil Smart, Treasure Coast Newspapers, TCPalm.com; November 1, 2019 Every time we write something about Virgin Trains, formerly Brightline,…

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Freight railroads key to New Jersey’s transportation future | Opinion

By Chip Hallock, Northjersey.com; October 29, 2019 New Jersey’s key location and vast transportation assets—including seaports, airports and highways—make it…

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Southeast Florida: Virgin Trains USA says it will replace the St. Lucie River railroad bridge

By Joshua Solomon, Treasure Coast Newspapers, TCPalm.com; October 25, 2019 WEST PALM BEACH — Virgin Trains USA plans to replace…

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Iowa Pacific subsidiary: Creditors attempt to force Colorado railroad into bankruptcy

By Thomas Gounley, Business Den; October 28, 2019 Three entities that say they’re owed money by an Alamosa-based railroad currently…

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North Carolina: End of an era? Durham’s Can Opener bridge on Gregson Street will be raised next week

By Richard Stradling, The News & Observer; October 22, 2019 DURHAM The famed Can Opener bridge over Gregson Street may…

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Commentary: CSX offers the first trip compliance reporting

By Jim Blaze, Freight Waves; October 22, 2019 CSX (NASDAQ: CSX) is taking a bold transparency move. In releasing this…

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