Report: Genesee & Wyoming considering selling itself

By Staff, Jacksonville Business Journal; March 12, 2019 A shortline railroad company whose operations headquarters is in Jacksonville is considering…

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Florida: Officials ponder Volusia, Flagler county’s transportation problems

By Mark Harper, The Daytona Beach News-Journal; February 26, 2019 DAYTONA BEACH — For an hour Monday, 125 government and…

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Brightline/Virgin Trains USA: Express train firm hints at Jacksonville, Florida

By Mark Basch, Contributing Writer, Jacksonville Daily Record; February 14, 2019 The Basch Report: Some jobs safe in SunTrust, BB&T…

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The Jaxson: Jacksonville Could Get Train Route To Other Florida Cities

By Ennis Davis, WJCT; January 2, 2019 A railroad company called Virgin Trains USA is going public, and its plans…

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Diversified Port Holdings changes name to Patriot Ports

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 2, 2018 Diversified Port Holdings (DPH), parent of port terminal organizations Portus and Seaonus, has…

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Amtrak begins to resume service after Hurricane Florence

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; September 18, 2018 Amtrak today resumed its regular scheduled Northeast Regional service in Virginia and cities…

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Grant Could Help Bring Passenger Rail to Downtown Jacksonville, Florida; Ease San Marco Train Woes

By Bill Delaney, WJCT; September 12, 2018 Though it has largely flown under the radar, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority and…

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Florida: Jacksonville Transportation Authority laying groundwork for downtown passenger rail

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; Aug 31, 2018 Nat Ford, CEO of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority, notified the…

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The Daily CSX: CSX announces new safety steps, discusses workforce plans at annual stockholders’ meeting

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; May 18, 2018 CSX Corp. will be appointing a senior-level safety administrator and…

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With 76 train deaths in 3 years, Florida East Coast railroad is more dangerous than reported

By Lisa Broadt, TCPalm.com; April 27, 2018 The Federal Railroad Administration in a 2015 report described trespassing on the Florida…

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Florida: JAXPORT’s heavy-lift berth used to move locomotives for overseas shipping

A press release from JAXPORT; March 5, 2018: JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Highly trained master riggers moved two locomotives each weighing more…

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Where is Cayce, South Carolina, and what is the Silver Star?

Cayce, South Carolina is part of the Columbia metropolitan area. Columbia, the capital of South Carolina, has a metropolitan population…

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All Aboard Florida: Brightline officials eye rail corridors in Georgia, Texas, one day before South Florida service begins

By Lisa Broadt, TCPalm.com; January 12, 2018 WEST PALM BEACH — The Treasure and Space coasts still are waiting for…

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All Aboard Florida: State group to weigh $1.2 billion bond request for Brightline project

By Jennifer Sorentrue, Palm Beach Post; December 14, 2017 All Aboard Florida’s Brightline will ask a state financing group on…

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Opponents of All Aboard Florida charge finance meeting may violate Sunshine Laws

By Scott Powers, Florida Politics; December 15, 2017 Indian River and Martin counties and Citizens Against Rail Expansion in Florida…

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The Daily CSX: ‘Arrangement’ between CSX, 4th judicial circuit lawyers on blocked railroad crossings

By A.G. Gancarski, Florida Politics; December 7, 2017 Railroad company CSX embraced a “precision railroading” model, one that led to…

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Jacksonville, Florida: Adams Street Station offers a ‘railgating’ experience

Note: This article is part of a larger news-roundup from the Financial News & Daily Record of Jacksonville, Florida. When…

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Florida East Coast Railway President and CEO James Hertwig elected chair of Denver’s Transportation Institute

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 12, 2017 Florida East Coast Railway President and Chief Executive Officer James Hertwig has been…

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