Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Rail agency blames Station Square derailment on broken rail, inspector oversights

By Bob Bauder, Staff Writer, Tribune-Review; September 6, 2019 An inspector for a Kansas-based company committed “serious oversights” in Pittsburgh…

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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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What happened to those feasibility studies for additional passenger rail in Pennsylvania?

By Ryan Deto, Pittsburgh City Paper; March 19, 2019 Pennsylvanians want more trains. The Amtrak Pennsylvanian line runs only once…

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania challenges Norfolk Southern’s plans to add new route for double-stacked rail cars

By Ed Blazina, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; February 21, 2019 Pittsburgh is intervening to challenge Norfolk Southern’s plans to alter three North…

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Port Authority bills Norfolk Southern $3 million and questions safety of double-stacked rail cars

By Ed Blazina, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; February 5, 2019 Port Authority has joined North Side residents, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation…

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Opinion: Amtrak forgot trains aren’t planes

By Salena Zito, Washington Examiner; January 18, 2019 PITTSBURGH — For nearly a quarter of a century Amtrak’s Capitol Limited…

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Norfolk Southern sues Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania over costs of 2016 landslides

By Bob Bauder, Trib Live; December 20, 2018 Norfolk Southern Railroad sued Pittsburgh, seeking more than $1.1 million in damages…

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Here’s what happens when a train car’s shipping container loses its lunch

By Anthony Conroy, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; August 7, 2018 While crews moved around shipping containers left over from Sunday’s train derailment,…

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Norfolk Southern begins derailment cleanup in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; August 6, 2018 A Norfolk Southern Railway freight train derailed yesterday near Station Square in Pittsburgh,…

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Rail push in Pennsylvania gains speed: Local leaders hope to expand passenger train service to Pittsburgh

By Dave Sutor, The Tribune-Democrat; February 24, 2018 Imagine, 10 years from now, a young worker boards a passenger train…

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The Daily CSX: CSX to retain former B&O main over Sand Patch

By WCBC Radio 1270 AM; January 24, 2018 CSX Transportation is no longer considering the former Baltimore & Ohio main…

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The Daily CSX: In new rail facility, McKees Rocks and CSX both see chance for more business

By Daniel Moore, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; November 6, 2017 Three cranes — $2.5 million each — towered overhead, ready to lift…

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