Amtrak from Cleveland, Ohio to Chicago: A relaxing ride despite middle-of-the-night departures, late trains

By Susan Glaser, The Plain Dealer; November 11, 2019 CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Amtrak train slowed to a crawl just…

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Local News Passenger rail service in Elyria, Ohio stopped in its tracks

By Dave O’Brien, The Chronicle-Telegram; June 4, 2019 ELYRIA — The plan to bring passenger rail service back to downtown…

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Regional Chamber, Partners Form Rail Commission in Ohio

From The Business Journal; May 30, 2019 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A new commission of elected officials from Mahoning and Trumbull…

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Ohio and Michigan: What would it cost for rail service linking Toledo, Detroit, and Ann Arbor?

By David Patch, The Toledo Blade; April 16, 2019 Establishing 79-mph passenger trains on a T-shaped network linking Toledo with…

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Incline led to cattle truck being stuck, death of 29 cows

By Jennifer Peryam, limanews.com; April 5, 2019 COLUMBUS GROVE — A steep incline leading up to a railroad crossing is…

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Investigate new passenger rail between Toledo and Detroit

By The Editorial Board, The Toledo Blade; April 8, 2019 Exploring the opening of passenger rail service between Toledo and…

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Cincinnati streetcar advertising was 70 percent off budget in 2018, bringing in just over $100K.

By Hannah Sparling, Cincinnati Enquirer; January 28, 2019 Expectation: The Cincinnati Bell Connector would bring in more than $350,000 from…

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Rail Reinvented: 8 Train Stations With Awesome Comeback Stories

By Brittany Anas, livability.com; October 8, 2018 Some of America’s best comeback stories are playing out in a most unlikely…

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Editorial: Make Toledo-to-Detroit train a reality

By The Editorial Board, The Toledo Blade; November 4, 2018 Anyone who has pounded a steering wheel in frustration trying…

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Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments will consider studying rail line between Toledo, Detroit

By David Patch, The Toledo Blade; October 30, 2018 Inspired in part by an analysis recently conducted of potential passenger-train…

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The Daily CSX: In latest suit, CSX battles union chapter over mandatory staffing levels

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; October 10, 2018 CSX filed suit Tuesday in U.S. District Court against the…

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The Daily CSX: CSX sees growth opportunity in Ohio, signs new agreement with BNSF

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; October 2, 2018 CSX Corp. (Nasdaq: CSX) is prioritizing its Northwest Ohio Intermodal…

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Grimy, Glorious, Gone. The Divergent Paths of 7 Train Stations

By Mitch Smith, Photographs By Emily Najera, The New York Times; September 29, 2018 GARY, Ind. — Back when work…

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Ohio: Aurora, Norfolk Southern and FirstEnergy clash over use of abandoned rail land

By James Ewinger, The Cleveland Plain Dealer; September 4, 2018 AURORA, Ohio – The city is battling Norfolk Southern Railway…

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Cincinnati Bell: Maybe you should take our name off the streetcar

By Sharon Coolidge, Alexander Coolidge and Hannah Sparling, Cincinnati Enquirer; August 31, 2018 On the cusp of the streetcar’s second…

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Ohio: Train station proposal causes friction between Elyria, Lorain County

By Scott Mahoney, The Chronicle-Telegram; August 30, 2018 ELYRIA — The county’s long-awaited passenger rail platform project, which would replace…

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Ohio senators attempt to force Amtrak to restaff Cincinnati Union Terminal and other stations

By Cameron Knight and Hannah Sparling, Cincinnati Enquirer; July 26, 2018 Rail supporters were devastated in May when Amtrak announced…

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Ohio: Scared train hoppers call 911 to be rescued, charged after clinging to train for 60 miles

By Bob Jones, News 5 ABC; July 10, 2018 DOYLESTOWN, Ohio – A bad decision by two men to hop…

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Ohio Senators Brown and Portman: Keep Amtrak staff at Cincinnati Union Terminal

By Scott Wartman, Cincinnati Enquirer; May 30, 2018 Democrats and Republicans in Congress don’t agree on much, but two senators…

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Ohio: Amtrak is cutting staff at Union Terminal. That has local leaders worried about the future of rail service to Cincinnati

By Scott Wartman, Cincinnati Enquirer; May 28, 2018 The planned closure of Amtrak’s ticket office at Union Terminal has caused…

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Amtrak closes record number of on-site ticketing counters

By Joe Williams, Washington Examiner; May 21, 2018 Amtrak closed a record amount of on-site ticket windows in the first…

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Cincinnati opinion: Staff cuts at Amtrak station wrong direction for rail here

By Jacob Fessler, Opinion Contributor, The Cincinnati Enquirer; May 15, 2018 Effective June 5, Amtrak plans to eliminate the two…

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Ohio: City officials pledge to help keep Cincinnati Union Terminal’s Amtrak station staffed

By Pat LeFleur, WCPO 9; May 4, 2018 CINCINNATI — City officials are willing to assist Amtrak in keeping its…

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Texas: Advocacy groups voice objection to elimination of staffing at Marshall Depot

By Caleb Brabham, The Marshall News Messenger; May 2, 2018 Railway advocacy groups in Harrison County and Marshall issued a…

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Amtrak will no longer staff train station at Cincinnati Union Terminal

By Pat LaFleur, WCPO 9; May 2, 2018 CINCINNATI — Next month, Amtrak will close its ticket window at Union…

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