A list: Underway and Upcoming Rail and Rapid Transit Projects, U.S. and Canada

By Alex Carrick, Daily Commercial News; December 6, 2018 At different moments in time, checking through ConstructConnect’s extensive database of…

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Wisconsin: Competing firms want to put commuter rail on Milwaukee-area tracks; one company is seeking $1.4 billion for its plan

By Rick Romell and Raquel Rutledge, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; December 6, 2018 A company organized in Wisconsin a little more…

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Growing Alaska’s Gold Rush railroad

By David Thomas, Canadian Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; December 5, 2018 Ever since the first rail was laid in 1898 to…

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Richard Branson-backed passenger rail venture names Atlanta-Charlotte route in IPO proposal

By Jessica Saunders, Managing Editor, Atlanta Business Chronicle; December 5, 2018 A passenger railroad backed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Group…

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High-speed rail for Disney World? Brightline may have train station there along Orlando-to-Tampa route

By Veronica Brezina-Smith and Ryan Lynch, Orlando Business Journal; December 3, 2018 High-speed rail operator Brightline may include a stop…

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Tampa Bay Times editorial: Brightline has started on the right track

By The Editorial Board, Tampa Bay Times; November 29, 2018 Tampa Bay’s connection to Florida’s two other largest metropolitan areas…

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Wales: Virgin Trains tell passenger there are no Welsh announcements as ‘Welsh speakers can speak English too’

By Jessica Walford, Reporter, Wales Online; November 30, 2018 A train company told a passenger they don’t do announcements in…

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Brightline’s rail line from Orlando to Tampa gets boost

By Jim Turner, News Service of Florida, Orlando Sentinel; November 27, 2018 Brightline got the green light Wednesday from the…

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Brightline Passenger Train: Floridian of the Year

By Mike Vogel, Florida Trend Magazine; November 28, 2018 Private passenger rail is back in Florida. Once upon a time,…

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Virgin Group plans terminal project at PortMiami

Editor’s Note: Virgin Group earlier this month announced the purchase of a minority stake in All Aboard Florida’s Brightline, resulting…

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