South Florida: Brightline asks Boca Raton for $12.1 million for parking garage

By Jeff Ostrowski, The Palm Beach Post; November 12, 2019 The Brightline rail service wants the city of Boca Raton…

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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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Metropolitan Transportation Authority doesn’t know why subways cost so much more to build in New York City

By Jacob Henry, David Meyer and Bernadette Hogan, New York Post; November 12, 2019 The MTA’s construction chief said Tuesday…

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New York City’s Grand Central Train Shed Project May Take 20 Years, Report Says

By Brendan Krisel, Staff, Patch; November 11, 2019 MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — The Metropolitan Transit Authority is getting ready to…

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Washington Union Station badly needs updates. Here’s why fixing it is so complicated.

By George Kevin Jordan, Editor and Correspondent, Greater Greater Washington; November 7, 2019 Union Station in DC is a key…

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Waco, Texas high-speed rail proponents see promise in Dallas-to-Houston project

By MIKE COPELAND, Waco Tribune-Herald; November 5, 2019 Hopping a high-speed train in Dallas at breakfast to catch a noon…

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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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Boston Critics: $10-$28 Billion Commuter Rail overhaul could be a ‘New Big Dig’

By Sean Philip Cotter and Mary Markos, Boston Herald; November 4, 2019 The MBTA is moving forward on a plan…

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Billionaire Branson Gets Billions In Bonds To Launch Vegas To California Train Service

By Michael Goldstein, Contributor, Forbes; October 31, 2019 Sir Richard Branson was in the news this week. Virgin Galactic, the…

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Amtrak aspires to a 2-hour Washington, D.C.-New York trip, but it’s going to take a lot more than faster trains

By Luz Lazo, The Washington Post; November 3, 2019 Amtrak’s new nonstop Acela service between Washington and New York was…

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Here’s latest on Virgin Trains USA’s Orlando-to-West Palm construction

By Ryan Lynch, Staff Writer, Orlando Business Journal; November 1, 2019 Virgin Trains USA is continuing to make progress on…

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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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Florida: Virgin Trains USA moving closer to station in Cocoa, leaning toward Stuart

By Joshua Solomon, Treasure Coast Newspapers, TCPalm.com; October 25, 2019 With Virgin Trains USA moving closer to its projected 2022…

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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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High-speed train could race through South Carolina at 220 mph. Here’s where the stops could be

By Charles Duncan, The Charlotte Observer; October 28, 2019 A high speed rail line could take people from Atlanta to…

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California: Thousands of jobs and 1,200 news housing units expected to be created as part of Virgin Trains USA

From Victor Valley News; October 24, 2019 APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Virgin Trains USA Vice President Bob O’Malley was…

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California: Virgin Trains USA project gets approval for $3.25 billion in bonds

By Mick Akers, Las Vegas Review-Journal; October 24, 2019 The proposed high speed train between Las Vegas and Southern California…

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First State Investments completes Patriot Rail acquisition

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 22, 2019 First State Investments (FSI), a global investor in infrastructure, announced today it has…

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Atlanta, Georgia to Charlotte, North Carolina in 2 hours 6 minutes?

By David Wickert, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; October 21, 2019 High-speed rail could whisk passengers between Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C., in…

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Virgin Trains USA targets timeline for Orlando-area theme park station

By Ryan Lynch, Staff Writer, Orlando Business Journal; October 21, 2019 Virgin Trains could be nearing an agreement soon on…

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Prominent Las Vegans gush over Virgin train to Victorville, California

By Dana Gentry, Nevada Current; October 18, 2019 The O’Jays — who enjoined people all over the world to start…

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Vermont: Middlebury, Vergennes prepare for passenger rail

By John Flowers, Addison County Independent; October 17, 2019 MIDDLEBURY — The chief of Vermont’s rail and aviation division said…

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Your Metro-North commute could get shorter if this new Connecticut transportation plan gets approved

By Eliza Fawcett and Christopher Keating, Hartford Courant; October 16, 2019 New York City could get a little closer under a…

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San Francisco Bay Area: Valley Link timetable pushed out by three more years

By Jeremy Walsh, Pleasanton Weekly; October 14, 2019 The Valley Link commuter light rail system aiming to directly connect BART…

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Enfield, Connecticut council designates $670,000 for train platform for CTrail Hartford Line

ENFIELD — The Town Council unanimously voted on Oct. 7 to transfer $670,000 from the general fund into a separate…

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