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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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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Train backers ride rails to Rockland, Maine

By Stephen Betts, Villagesoup.com; August 15, 2019 Rockland — An Amtrak train traveled the Brunswick to Rockland line Wednesday, Aug.…

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Maine: Proposed rail service would link Portland and Westbrook

By J. Craig Anderson, Staff Writer, Portland Press Herald; July 30, 2019 A new study shows that establishing passenger rail…

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Amtrak Downeaster crew didn’t know train struck car in Newton, New Hampshire killing driver, say police

By Jason Schreiber Union Leader Correspondent, New Hampshire Union Leader; July 29, 2019 NEWTON – Personnel aboard Amtrak’s Downeaster were…

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This Tiny Boston Tunnel Is the Missing Piece to Finally Connect the Entire East Coast

By Kastalia Medrano, Thrillist; July 22, 2019 If you look at the 457 miles of Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor (NEC) rail…

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State, Pan Am Railways to modernize line through Central Maine

By Andrew Rice, Sun Journal; July 10, 2019 LEWISTON — State transportation officials and Pan Am Railways are teaming up…

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Maine: Bangor and Aroostook Railroad had decades-long history throughout The County

By Melissa Lizotte, The County; July 2, 2019 FORT FAIRFIELD, Maine — Before the days when tractor trailer trucks and…

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New England: Amtrak Downeaster turning away passengers

By Bill Green, NBC News Center Maine; June 24, 2019 PORTLAND, Maine — Every train in the country requires government…

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Leader of Amtrak Downeaster: No Quick Fix for Crowded Trains in Northern New England

By Ryan Kath, NBC Boston 10; June 12, 2019 The leader of the agency that operates the Amtrak Downeaster service…

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Plan To Offer Train Service To Northern Midcoast Maine Falls Through Again

By Lauren Abbate, Bangor Daily News, Maine Public Radio; June 11, 2019 For the second summer in a row, plans…

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New England: Rail officials seek new Portland station for Downeaster

By David Harry, The Forecaster; April 17, 2019 PORTLAND — A new depot for the Amtrak Downeaster could be coming down…

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Maine: Passenger rail service between Lewiston-Auburn and Portland could cost $300 million

By Matthew Daigle, Sun Journal; March 27, 2019 LEWISTON — A proposed commuter rail service to connect the Twin Cities…

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Maine’s Downeaster service: Possible Lewiston-Auburn to Portland rail routes to be discussed

By Staff, Maine Biz; March 21, 2019 Possible routes and other service details of a plan for train service between…

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Maine: Amtrak expanding train service to Freeport, Brunswick on November 12th

By The Associated Press, Portland Press Herald; November 2, 2018 More trains from Boston are coming to the Freeport and…

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Maine: Passenger rail study cites ‘latent demand’ for Lewiston-Auburn connection to Portland

By Andrew Rice, Sun Journal, Portland Press Herald; November 4, 2018 AUBURN — If you build it, they will come…

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New England: Downeaster readies for expanded Brunswick-Boston service

By Peter McGuire, Staff Writer, Portland Press Herald; September 17, 2018 Rail service between Boston and Brunswick is expected to…

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New England: Downeaster train service ‘not in jeopardy’ going into 2019, rail authority says

By Lauren Abbate, Staff, Bangor Daily News; August 28, 2018 Amtrak will continue to service the Downeaster route from Massachusetts…

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Amtrak Enticing Travelers to Maine with New Rail Pass

By Donald Wood, Travel Pulse; June 8, 2018 For rail travelers looking for an adventure this summer, Amtrak and the…

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End of the line: journeys on the Downeaster for graduating college student

By Jonah Watt, The Bowdoin Orient; March 30, 2018 I love my Amtrak Downeaster six-trip college pass. For 86 dollars, I…

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Downeaster passenger rail extension to Rockland, Maine canceled for 2018

By Lauren Abbate, BDN Staff, Bangor Daily News; March 27, 2018 The rail authority responsible for managing Maine’s contract with…

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Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority Board OKs three-week summer pilot passenger runs for Rockland

By Stephen Betts, Village Soup – Knox; February 26, 2018 Portland — The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority Board…

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A Regional Rail Revival

By Alex Marshall, Columnist, Senior Fellow at The Regional Plan Association in New York City, Governing Magazine; February 2018 Great…

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Proposal to Bring Amtrak Train to Rockland, Maine Delayed

By Christine Parrish, The Free Press; February 1, 2018 A pilot project to bring the Amtrak Downeaster Service to Rockland…

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