U.S., Washington State: Meet the group trying to electrify America’s railroads

By Aaron Kunkler, Bellevue Reporter; January 13, 2020 Mary Paterson’s involvement in solutionary rail, a vision to electrify rail corridors…

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U.S., Washington State: Plans to beef up Amtrak Cascades service in 2020 beset by multiple uncertainties

By Tom Banse, Northwest News Network, KUOW; December 23, 2019 A holiday wish of many Pacific Northwest rail fans is…

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Northwest rail buffs signal for return of Oregon Trail Amtrak route to Boise, Idaho

By Tom Banse, Spokane Public Radio; October 22, 2019 As scenic train rides go, it would be a plum ticket.…

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Finding ways to keep Amtrak running on time in the Pacific Northwest

By Adam Duvernay, The Register-Guard; August 28, 2019 Eugene may one day be the tail end of a Pacific Northwest-wide…

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Pacific Northwest: Portland to Vancouver in two hours – by high-speed rail

By Chris McGinnis, Seattlepi.com; July 18, 2019 As California plods along with planning for an intra-state high-speed rail network –…

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View from the UK: How America’s first high-speed railway – and Virgin Trains – is transforming Florida

By Simon Veness, The Telegraph; June 26, 2019 Sir Richard Branson may have been absent, but he and his Virgin…

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Legislation proposed to establish Cascadia Rail High Speed Rail authority

By Kyra Senese, Managing Editor, RT&S Magazine; January 29, 2019 A potential plan to bring high-speed rail (HSR) to the…

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Microsoft leads charge for high speed rail corridor in Pacific Northwest

By Linda Baker, Freight Waves; January 21, 2019 Commuters in the Pacific Northwest love to complain about how slow (and…

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From the British point of view: The surprising renaissance of America’s railways

By Chris Leadbeater, Travel Correspondent, The Telegraph; October 18, 2018 Something is stirring in America – and for once, it…

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From Chicago To The West Coast On Amtrak’s Coach Seats – Part 4

By Francis Tapon, Contributor, Forbes; September 29, 2018 Riding Amtrak for two days in coach sounds rough, but it’s unexpectedly…

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High-speed rail study from Canada to Oregon has $1.5 million backing

By FOX 12 Staff, KPTV; July 26, 2018 PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Microsoft, the Oregon Department of Transportation, the Washington…

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Cunard Partners With Rocky Mountaineer to Offer Guests Luxury by Rail

A press release from Cunard Line: VALENCIA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2018 /CNW/ — Luxury cruise brand Cunard has announced its…

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Infrastructure bank could be ‘key’ for U.S.-Canada high-speed rail: study

By Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press, CTV News; January 3, 2018 OTTAWA — A multibillion-dollar proposal to connect Vancouver to…

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High-speed train linking Vancouver, Seattle and Portland could cost $54 billion

By Megan Devlin, Web Journalist, CTV Vancouver; December 17, 2017 A new report on a potential high-speed train linking Vancouver…

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Riding the Empire Builder train through America’s Midwest

By Mark Footer, Post Magazine, South China Morning Post; November 30, 2017 Butter sculpting and lumberjack/jill demonstrations under a bright…

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