U.S. – Pan Am Railways sale: What’s in it for New Hampshire tracks?

By Michael Kitch, New Hampshire Business Review; August 28, 2020 The prospective sale of Pan Am Railways, the largest regional…

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U.S., New England: Downeaster ridership low but rising as trains start running after two-month shutdown

By Hannah LaClaire, Times Record, Sun Journal; July 9, 2020 BRUNSWICK — Amtrak’s Downeaster trains are back up and running…

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U.S., New England: Amtrak Downeaster temporarily suspending service

By Christopher Burns, BDN Staff, Bangor Daily News; April 13, 2020 Amtrak’s Downeaster rail service has been suspended through at…

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U.S., New Hampshire: ‘Railroads Act’ could bring funding opportunities, increased ridership to Claremont

By Patrick Adrian, Reporter, Eagle Times; February 27, 2020 CLAREMONT — New legislation that seeks to expand financing for railroad…

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New Hampshire: After filing for bankruptcy, private rail firm says work with Nashua is ‘sort of on hold’

By Kimberly Houghton, Correspondent, New Hampshire Union Leader; November 14, 2019 NASHUA — Boston Surface Railroad Company, the entity working…

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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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150 years ago Andrew Russell photographed the glory, and horror, of the railroad push west

By Liesl Bradner, Los Angeles Times; May 23, 2019 The famous image was taken 150 years ago: On May 10,…

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Boston Surface Railroad Company looks to raise capital ahead of 2020 opening

By LAUREN CLEM, Staff Writer, The Valley Breeze; May 15, 2019 WOONSOCKET – Plans for an intercity passenger rail between…

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Claremont, New Hampshire volunteers meet passengers at train depot to help keep stop viable

By PATRICK O’GRADY, Correspondent, Valley News; May 3, 2019 Late one recent cool and rainy afternoon at the Claremont Junction…

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New England: Boston Surface Railroad proposing Worcester-Providence commuter rail service offers bonds for sale

By Staff, The Telegram; April 25, 2019 A Rhode Island company seeking to start passenger rail service between Worcester and…

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Boston Surface Railroad has a transport solution for the Northeast’s underserved metropolitan regions

By Mischa Wanek-Libman, Mass Transit Magazine; April 25, 2019 The Northeast boasts some of the best transportation systems in the…

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Nashua, New Hampshire Group Says Light Rail Could Arrive by 2023

By Sarah Gibson, New Hampshire Public Radio; January 8, 2019 A rail transit group formed by the Nashua Mayor’s office…

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Rail will help Nashua, New Hampshire move forward

An Editorial From The Telegraph; January 9, 2019 Tuesday night the Nashua Board of Aldermen sent the Rail Transit Committee…

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New rail report unveiled in Nashua, New Hampshire

By KIMBERLY HOUGHTON, Union Leader Correspondent, New Hampshire Union Leader; January 7, 2019 NASHUA — A new report by the…

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New Hampshire man dies on top of train after leaving Yankee Stadium in New York City

By Paul Feely, New Hampshire Union Leader; September 20, 2018 A New Hampshire man was killed Wednesday night less than…

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Downeaster service between Maine and Boston to be disrupted for weeks

By Peter McGuire, Staff Writer, The Press Herald; September 7, 2018 Railroad construction in southern Maine and New Hampshire will…

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Nashua, New Hampshire to Massachusetts rail service is still in progress

By Damien Fisher, Staff Writer, The Nashua Telegraph; September 7, 2018 NASHUA – The company working to bring a commuter…

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AECOM signs on for New Hampshire commuter rail study

By Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor, Railway Age Magazine; June 6, 2018 A New Hampshire city is looking to revive its…

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Peter Leishman looks at restarting scenic rail service in New Hampshire

By Kathy Cleveland, Staff Writer, The Cabinet Press; March 30, 2018 WILTON – When Stuart Draper started the Wilton Scenic…

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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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Big names in New Hampshire business throw support behind commuter rail

By Dave Solomon, State House Bureau, New Hampshire Union Leader; January 30, 2018 MANCHESTER — Some of the biggest names…

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Governor Sununu Changes Position On Bringing Commuter Rail To New Hampshire

By Paige Sutherland, New Hampshire Public Radio; January 17, 2018 During his run for Governor, Chris Sununu called commuter rail…

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New Hampshire May Get a Free Commuter Rail Line…and Not For The First Time

By Todd Bookman, New Hampshire Public Radio; October 17, 2017 Commuter rail fans in New Hampshire received some good news…

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