California’s Capitol Corridor To Expand Train Service To And From Roseville

By Randol White, Capitol Public Radio; January 22, 2019 Commuter train service to and from Placer County is expected to…

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Concrete pieces fall on tracks at Chicago Union Station, impacting Metra trains and injuring a man

From WLS Chicago 7 ABC; January 22, 2019 CHICAGO (WLS) — Several concrete pieces fell onto the tracks at Union…

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New York: Hidden Long Island Rail Road Train Station May Be Coming To Town Near You

By Carolyn Gusoff, CBS New York 2; January 21, 2019 YAPHANK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — One of the smallest train stations…

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New York Penn Station Access Project gets greenlight, will open West Side to Westchester commuters for first time

By Thomas C. Zambito, Rockland/Westchester Journal News, lohud.com; January 22, 2019 Metro-North and Amtrak have overcome their public disagreements over…

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Germany: DMUs delivered for freight line’s passenger launch

From Railway Gazette; January 21, 2019 GERMANY: Local freight railway Bentheimer Eisenbahn has taken delivery of the first two of…

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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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State counterterrorism panel calls for enhanced security at New York City’s Penn Station

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 16, 2019 New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a state advisory panel’s recommendations…

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Governor Phil Murphy vowed to fix New Jersey Transit. A year later, can riders see it?

By Curtis Tate, North Jersey Record; January 14, 2019 It’s been a year since Gov. Phil Murphy took office, and…

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All Aboard Florida/Brightline/Virgin Trains USA celebrates one year of operation in South Florida

By David Burroughs, International Railway Journal; January 14, 2019 PRIVATELY-funded inter-city passenger operator Brightline celebrated one year of service on…

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