English train driver ‘watching porn on tannoy’ leaves passengers in hysterics

By Neil Murphy, The Mirror; May 10, 2019 This is the hilarious moment when porn noises were broadcasted over a…

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San Francisco delays $62 million for Muni’s new rail fleet after a slew of mishaps

By Rachel Swan, San Francisco Chronicle; April 23, 2019 San Francisco officials delayed millions in funding for Muni’s troubled new…

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Long Island Rail Road officials outline plans to go after those who do not pay their fares

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; April 1, 2019 New measures being taken by the LIRR to address the $20 million…

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On a Colorado Ski Trip, Planes, Trains, No Automobiles

By Amy Virshup, The New York Times; March 27, 2019 The plan was simple: Take the train to the ski…

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8 Remnants of Current New York Penn Station That Will Disappear Soon

By Michelle Young, Untapped Cities; March 12, 2019 As fans of Untapped Cities know (especially those that have taken our…

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Great Britain: Passengers flipping out over train to ‘London St Pancake’

By Emma Bowden, Press Association, Independent.ie; March 5, 2019 Commuters were given a sweet treat on Shrove Tuesday as London…

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The Romance of the Rail in West Texas

By Sterry Butcher, Texas Monthly; March 2019 It began this summer, when we slept with our windows open. The first…

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Houston METRO offers free rides to federal workers

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 22, 2019 On Jan. 19, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of Harris County, Texas (METRO) began…

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Return of train to Churchill, Manitoba raised spirits — but mayor says fuel, food costs remain high

By Bryce Hoye, Reporter, CBC News; January 18, 2019 It’s been well over a month since the first passenger trains…

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Hot food returns to Amtrak’s Capitol Limited, Lakeshore Limited for sleeping car passengers

By William C. Vanutono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; January 17, 2019 After months of having to endure cold boxed food—what…

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SmartTrack proceeding regardless of Metrolinx’s new ‘market driven’ approach to stations, Toronto mayor’s office says

By Ben Spurr, Transportation Reporter, The Toronto Star; January 11, 2019 Mayor John Tory’s office is offering assurances his SmartTrack…

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Editorial: New plan improves on Buffalo, New York’s Metro Rail extension

By The Editorial Board, The Buffalo News; December 25, 2018 The undertaking of any large project requires an openness to…

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Wales: The ‘beautiful’ railway line running through parts of Snowdonia that’s being shunned by passengers

By Lydia Morris, Daily Post Reporter, North Wales Live; December 21, 2018 The Welsh Government has been accused of “failing”…

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Alaska tourism businesses warm up to a growing winter market

By Annie Zak, Anchorage Daily News; December 24, 2018 Alaska has long crawled with visitors in the summer months. Now,…

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China gets tough on train ‘seat robbers’ who refuse to move

By Mandy Zou, South China Morning Post; December 14, 2018 Two Chinese rail passengers have been detained for disrupting public…

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Unions protest at Boston’s South Station over possible outsourcing of Amtrak jobs

By Katie Johnston, Staff, The Boston Globe; December 17, 2018 Dozens of Amtrak employees and their supporters rallied in front…

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Amtrak kicking off work to resurrect Track 22 at Washington Union Station, expand service

By Washington Business Journal, WTOP; December 17, 2018 Amtrak will launch another major construction project next year at Union Station…

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Four rail topics from Politico’s Morning Transportation

AV START window narrows despite shutdown staredown By SAM MINTZ, With help from Brianna Gurciullo, Politico Morning Transportation; December 18,…

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New York City: Amtrak derails Metro-North progress; MOU still not inked

By Alex Mitchell, Bronx Times; December 15, 2018 “Don’t be a scrooge, Amtrak” said our Santa-hat wearing Borough President Ruben…

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The 5 Most Scenic Amtrak Train Routes for Unparalleled Views of the United States

By Nathaniel Adams, The Manual; December 10, 2018 One of the great advantages of American rail travel — what makes…

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Hopes high for growing ridership at Schenectady, New York rail station

By Stephen Williams, The Daily Gazette; December 9, 2018 SCHENECTADY — Now that Schenectady has a new state-of-the-art railroad station…

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New York City: Stalled subways might be costing companies and employees millions

By Sarah Trefethen and Michael Gartland, New York Post; October 1, 2017 Stalled subways could be costing city businesses and…

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