Mexico: Public-private partnership eyed for high-speed Querétaro train

From Mexico Daily News; October 16, 2019 The high-speed passenger rail line between Mexico City and Querétaro, suspended four years…

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FreightCar America will close Roanoke, Virginia plant and open a new one in Mexico

By David C. Lester, Managing Editor, RT&S Magazine; October 1, 2019 The Roanoke Times is reporting that FreightCar American plans…

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Andrés Manuel López Obrador says the Mayan Train will develop Southeast Mexico which was ‘abandoned during the neoliberal period’

From The Yucatan Times; September 20, 2019 During his morning press conference in Mérida, Yucatán, president Andrés Manuel López Obrador…

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What’s new with Mexico’s Maya train?

From Bnamericas; August 6, 2019 The pre-investment phase of the Maya train – the passenger and freight rail service planned…

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Mexicans opt for train as way to explore Canada

From Riviera Maya News; April 23, 2019 Data shows the number of Mexicans visiting Canada continues to increase with Mexican…

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Initial contracts have been signed for Maya Train passenger rail project in Mexico

From Mexico News Daily; March 28, 2019 The first contracts have been signed for the Maya Train project, the general…

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Cartel Was Smuggling Meth Into Canada in Ford Cars Built In Mexico, Ontario Police say

By Rachel Browne, Vice Canada; February 28, 2019 Ontario police are blaming the Sinaloa cartel for a massive meth smuggling…

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Transportation Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2019

By Yonah Freemark, The Transport Politic; January 8, 2019 Despite recent declines in transit ridership in the U.S., the construction…

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Mexico train robberies rise as thieves block tracks

By The Associated Press, Tri-City Herald; May 28, 2018 MEXICO CITY – Freight train robbers in Mexico are increasingly blocking…

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Texas: Fort Worth high-speed passenger-rail study gets funding

  By John Austin, State Reporter, Athens Review; April 27, 2018 AUSTIN — Backers continue to move along on plans…

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Kansas City Southern results hurt by U.S. rail congestion

By Staff, Reuters; April 20, 2018 April 20 (Reuters) – Kansas City Southern, a regional U.S. railroad with extensive operations…

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Freight-rail groups: Don’t scrap NAFTA

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 23, 2018 Freight-rail industry representatives from the United States, Canada and Mexico are calling for…

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Will century-old Impossible Railroad finally thrive, delivering billions in economic activity?

By Joshua Emerson Smith, The San Diego Union-Tribune; January 15, 2018 In Jacumba Hot Springs, less than a mile from…

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Study: Proposed Texas-Oklahoma passenger-rail service is ‘feasible’

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; November 8, 2017 A study of a proposed passenger-rail service between Oklahoma City and South Texas…

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