Book Review: An anti-passenger-rail manifesto

Opinion By David Peter Alan, Chair, Lackawanna Coalition, Railway Age Magazine; November 13, 2018 “Romance of the Rails: Why the Passenger Trains…

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New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority set to buy Grand Central Terminal for $35M

By Dan Rivoli, Transit Reporter, New York Daily News; November 13, 2018 The MTA will soon be the new landlord…

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New York City: Won’t any company adopt a subway station?

By Joel Epstein, Crain’s New York Business; November 8, 2018 In July 2017, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that for $600,000,…

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New York & Atlantic crew to be honored for saving woman’s life

By Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor, Railway Age Magazine; November 8, 2018 Three employees of the New York & Atlantic Railway will…

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New York State comptroller: Long Island Rail Road ‘not always in compliance’ during records check

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; November 7, 2018 A state audit found several problems with the LIRR’s maintenance of black…

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New York & Atlantic Railway: focusing on industrial development on Long Island

November 5, 2018 Here’s a railroad that is telling the story of its great strengths to the audience groups who…

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Getting There: Amtrak service failing in Connecticut

By Jim Cameron, Connecticut Post; November 5, 2018 I’m usually a huge Amtrak fan. But not today. Sure, I love…

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New York City’s East Side Access last big push goes to Skanska

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; November 1, 2018 The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on Oct.…

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Massachusetts: Berkshire Flyer pilot rail service funded for 2020; passenger rail on Housatonic line remains a question mark

By Terry Cowgill, The Berkshire Edge; October 30, 2018 Pittsfield —The train hasn’t left the station — yet. But the…

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New York State: Support grows for more Saratoga trains

By Eric Anderson, The Albany Times-Union; October 31, 2018 Saratoga Springs New tracks and stations are in place. But Amtrak…

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