Amtrak reveals details about nonstop New York-Washington, D.C. service, new sleeping train amenities

By David Oliver, USA TODAY; September 13, 2019 WASHINGTON — A series of changes are on track to debut soon…

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New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority needs more revenue, not service cuts

By Andrew Albert and Lisa Daglian, Crain’s New York Business; September 10, 2019 Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Patrick Foye raised…

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New York: Long Island Rail Road plans to roll out first M9 train Wednesday in Huntington

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; September 10, 2019 The Long Island Rail Road’s first new train cars in nearly two…

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Fast track concept from Danbury, Connecticut to Grand Central Terminal in New York City awarded $1 million feasibility study

By Rob Ryser, newstimes.com; September 5, 2019 DANBURY – An idea to reopen an overgrown commuter rail line to Southeast,…

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New York and New Jersey: The Hudson Tunnel Projects trims $1.4 billion with new financial plan

A Press Release From the Gateway Program, Mass Transit Magazine; August 26, 2019 The project cost for the construction of…

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Advocates continue pushing for more passenger rail service from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the east

By Ed Blazina, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; August 26, 2019 After more than 10 years of discussing, studying and lobbying about more…

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Canada: Former CAQ MNA aims to launch overnight train service between Montreal and New York City

By René Bruemmer, Montreal Gazette; August 21, 2019 The time is nigh for an overnight train between Montreal and New…

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New York: Metropolitan Transportation Authority audit blasts antiquated Long Island Rail Road work rules with ‘no modern justification’

By Nolan Hicks, New York Post; August 15, 2019 The Long Island Rail Road awards overtime at nearly double the…

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Canadian National and CSX Announce New Intermodal Service Offering

A press release from Canadian National Railway; August 8, 2019: MONTREAL, Aug. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CN (TSX: CNR)…

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Vermont: Final Report Recommends Burlington Union Station for Amtrak Train Storage

By Courtney Lamdin, Seven Days; August 7, 2019 A report has named Burlington’s Union Station as the best place to…

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Going cheap can cost you on Amtrak: Getting There

By Jim Cameron, The Middletown Press; August 4, 2019 It was the railroad trip from hell: the hottest day of…

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Connecticut/New York: Passengers describe ‘nightmare’ Metro-North rides during hours-long delays

By Julia Perkins, Connecticut Post; August 4, 2019 Passengers on the New Haven line described “nightmare” train rides from New…

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Here’s Why We’ve Failed to Figure Out Why Infrastructure Costs So Much

By Josh Barro, Intelligencer, New York Magazine; July 24, 2019 Last year, in a provision tucked away in an appropriations…

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New York Governor Cuomo’s choice: Enable transit turnaround or undermine it

Opinion By The Editors, Crain’s New York Business; July 23, 2019 Have you heard the one about the MTA being…

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Amtrak: New York Penn Station infrastructure upgrades to be completed by Labor Day

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; July 24, 2019 Amtrak is on track to complete, by the end of this summer,…

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New England opinion: Let’s restore passenger service on the Berkshire Line

By Karen Christensen, The Connecticut Mirror; July 15, 2019 It is time to restore passenger service on the Berkshire (Housatonic)…

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Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman: Change New York state law to stop cheating workers from collecting pensions

By David Meyer, Bernadette Hogan and Ruth Brown, New York Post; July 11, 2019 The MTA chairman on Thursday called…

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‘Loud boom’ at New York Penn Station was electrical issue, not gunshots, New Jersey Transit says

By Joshua Jongsma, North Jersey Record; July 11, 2019 The good news for commuters at Penn Station Thursday evening, the…

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New York: Metropolitan Transportation Authority Inspector General releases bundle of reports detailing fraud and abuse at agency

By Clayton Guse, New York Daily News; July 10, 2019 Dozens of MTA employees have been disciplined for overtime abuse,…

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Star New York City subway fixer could be stripped of major responsibilities: report

By Ryan Deffenbaugh, Crain’s New York Business; July 1, 2019 New York’s star subway fixer could lose much of his…

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Guest Spot: Shifting freight from road to rail on New York’s Long Island

By John Henry, Riverhead News-Review; June 28, 2019 You don’t have to be a transportation expert to grasp that something…

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New York State Legislature backs off plan to lower Long Island Rail Road’s on-time metric

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; June 27, 2019 The state Legislature, responding to a request from the chairman of the…

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Long Island Rail Road president offers employees unexpected overtime incentive

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; June 25, 2019 The Long Island Rail Road offered some of its union workers overtime pay…

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New York high-speed rail project faces another delay

By Eric Anderson, The Albany Times-Union; April 26, 2019 Albany Efforts to boost passenger train speeds across upstate New York…

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