Private funding needed under C$6bn VIA Rail Canada investment plan

From Railway Gazette; November 15, 2018 CANADA: National passenger operator VIA Rail says that private-sector backing will be needed to…

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Brightline passenger rail in Florida: Trains whisper, doors swish, bubbly flows

By Kevin Spear, Reporter, Orlando Sentinel; November 14, 2018 There was a hint of disappointment recently on a Brightline train,…

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Nevada: Local leaders hopeful for Las Vegas, Victorville high-speed rail

By Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal; November 10, 2018 Southern Nevada leaders in tourism and transportation have given the…

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Bombardier cutting 5,000 jobs, selling Q400 and flight training programs

By Christopher Reynolds, The Canadian Press, The Daily Courier; November 8, 2018 MONTREAL – Bombardier Inc. announced Thursday it will…

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Asia: Kawasaki Heavy weighs exit from money-losing train business

By MASASHI ISAWA, Nikkei staff writer, Nikkei Asian Review; October 31, 2018 TOKYO — Kawasaki Heavy Industries plans to restructure rolling-stock operations…

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The Future Of High Speed Rail Travel In Florida Is Bright

By Doug Gollan, Contributor, Forbes; October 26, 2018 Despite its impressive name Miami Central Station is much smaller than Penn…

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Rail GD of New Richmond, Quebec to renovate VIA Rail Canada dining cars

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; October 10, 2018: NEW RICHMNOND, QC, Oct. 10, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – VIA Rail Canada (VIA…

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New horizons for Alstom high-speed trains

By David Briginshaw, International Railway Journal; October 5, 2018 ALSTOM’s new range of Avelia high-speed trains got off to a…

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How the Washington & Old Dominion railroad created Northern Virginia’s suburbs

By Gregg Otten, Guest Contributor, Greater Greater Washington; October 3, 2018 Today, the Washington & Old Dominion (W&OD) is a…

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