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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Florida’s Indian River County again sues Virgin Trains USA, this time over rail-crossing maintenance

By Colleen Wixon, Treasure Coat Newspapers, TCPalm.com; January 16, 2019 INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — The county has filed another lawsuit fighting…

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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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Amtrak works to modernize, speed up trains in busiest U.S. rail corridor

By David Shepardson, Reuters; January 11, 2019 ABOARD AMTRAK TRAIN 182 (Reuters) – Amtrak is gearing up to introduce new…

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Denver: All 66 RTD commuter train cars to be sent for out-of-state repairs after crack found

By Krystyna Biassou, 9 News NBC; January 9, 2019 Every commuter train car in RTD’s fleet must be sent out…

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Chicago: Man gets 3 years for punching Metra conductor after refusing to pay $8 fare

By Sun-Times Wire; Chicago Sun-Times; January 7, 2019 A man was sentenced Monday to three years in prison for punching…

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Texas: Waiting on a train? TEXRail’s on-again, off-again opening set for Thursday

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; January 7, 2019 FORT WORTH After three days of delays, TEXRail has been cleared…

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Construction starting today at New York Penn Station to affect Long Island Rail Road riders

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; January 7, 2019 LIRR riders could find their regular trains more crowded than usual, diverted…

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