After Iowa Pacific in New York State: Tahawus rail owner will consent to ‘abandonment’

By DON LEHMAN, The Post-Star; October 21, 2019 The Chicago-based rail company that owns a controversial rail line in the…

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Canadian National Railway Announces Strategic Acquisition from CSX in the State of New York

A press release from CN; August 29, 2019: CN to acquire Massena Rail Line MONTREAL, Aug. 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)…

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Opinion – Stop digging: We have to build a cheaper, smarter Hudson tunnel

By The Editorial Board, New York Daily News; March 25, 2019 Two components of Amtrak’s Gateway boondoggle — plans to…

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Former Amtrak President Joe Boardman, Dec. 23, 1948 – March 7, 2019

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; March 7, 2019 Joseph H. Boardman, former Amtrak President and CEO and…

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Why the West Coast Is Suddenly Beating the East Coast on Transportation

By Emma G. Fitzsimmons, The New York Times; January 1, 2019 When New York City’s transportation commissioner returned from a…

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Iowa Pacific in New York State: Rail bike company sues train line owner

BY DON LEHMAN, Glens Falls Post Star, Press Republican; December 26, 2018 ELIZABETHTOWN — A rail bike company ousted from a…

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New York State opinion: Amtrak still sets holiday records

By Don Glynn, Niagara Gazette; December 23, 2017 Don’t let anyone tell you that, for whatever reasons, people no longer…

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Iowa Pacific in New York State: First tank train cars arrive for storage in Adirondacks

By Don Lehman, The Post Star; October 18, 2017 Saratoga & North Creek Railway’s first shipment of rail tank cars…

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Iowa Pacific in the Adirondacks in New York State: Railroad owner defends train car storage proposal

By Don Lehman, The Post Star; October 13, 2017 QUEENSBURY — The owner of Saratoga & North Creek Railway told…

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Albany, New York editorial: Misplaced rail priorities

The Editorial Board, Albany Times-Union; October 11, 2017 THE ISSUE: Politicians too often prefer attention-grabbing projects to maintaining infrastructure. THE…

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New York State: Long-awaited Amtrak station opens in Rochester

By Steve Orr, Democrat & Chronicle; October 6, 2017 A gleaming new Amtrak passenger rail station, the fruit of more…

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GUEST VIEW: Many possibilities for New York Adirondack rail line

By WILLIAM OSBORNE, Utica Observer-Dispatch; October 3, 2017 Now that a judge has denied the state’s attempt to neuter the…

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Utica, New York Observer-Dispatch: Plan to junk rail cars in Adirondacks must be scrapped

An editorial opinion from the Utica Observer-Dispatch; September 29, 2017 Anyone who has ever been to North Creek — Gore…

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New York State: Adirondack trail derailed

By GREG MASON, Utica Observer-Dispatch; September 27, 2017 A state Supreme Court judge released a written decision Wednesday in the…

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