Amtrak state of good repair backlog tops $33.3 billion

By Paul Conley, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; April 1, 2019 There’s a lot of work to be done on Amtrak. The…

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Amtrak announces schedule for second weekday train to leave Norfolk, Virginia

By Kimberly Pierceall, Staff Writer, The Virginian-Pilot; February 11, 2019 Following up on its earlier announcement that it would add…

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Is high-speed rail in the US ever going to happen?

By Geoffrey Morrison, C/Net; February 10, 2019 Japan has the Shinkansen. France has the TGV. Spain has AVE. China has…

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Amtrak’s New York-to-Washington, D.C. Fixes Leave Biggest Worries Unresolved

By Elise Young, Bloomberg; January 28, 2019 Along Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor, roughly $3.4 billion in improvements are underway to bring…

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Amtrak works to modernize, speed up trains in busiest U.S. rail corridor

By David Shepardson, Reuters; January 11, 2019 ABOARD AMTRAK TRAIN 182 (Reuters) – Amtrak is gearing up to introduce new…

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Trial date set for engineer in 2015 Amtrak Northeast Corridor derailment

The Amtrak engineer charged with the deaths of eight people in a 2015 derailment in Philadelphia is scheduled to face…

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Frank Wilner Opinion – NEC Infrastructure: Unification by Separation

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; August 24, 2018 Watching Washington, August 2018: Human life is measured…

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Amtrak ‘Ready To Build’ Campaign Highlights Critical Need for Infrastructure Investment

A press release from Amtrak: WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Amtrak unveiled the “Ready To Build” campaign today, which includes…

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