Rails Rockies; Taking a trip by train was relaxing and marked by gorgeous views

Story and photos by RACHEL SCHNALZER, Los Angeles Times, The Lewiston Tribune; November 24, 2019 Welcome to Moooooon River,” the…

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For views of the Rockies you can’t see any other way, ride Amtrak’s California Zephyr

By Rachel Schnalzer, Audience Engagement Editor, Los Angeles Times; November 1, 2019 DENVER — “Welcome to Moooooon River,” the conductor announced as…

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Oregon group rallies to restore Amtrak rail service through Boise, Idaho

By Don Day, BoiseDev.com, Idaho Press; November 1, 2019 In 1997, the last regular passenger train rolled out of the…

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Northwest rail buffs signal for return of Oregon Trail Amtrak route to Boise, Idaho

By Tom Banse, Spokane Public Radio; October 22, 2019 As scenic train rides go, it would be a plum ticket.…

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Utah: Organization plans passenger rail from Logan to Cedar City

By Rod Boam, Cachevalleydaily.com; June 2, 2019 A Salt Lake man is proposing a rail service that would take passengers…

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Rail group in Utah seeks support for statewide study

By Carter Pape, The Times-Independent; May 3, 2019 A nonprofit passenger rail organization is looking to have the Utah Department…

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Two historic paintings related to the Golden Spike will go on display in Helper, Utah. They almost were tossed out with the trash.

By Sean P. Means, The Salt Lake Tribune; May 2, 2019 Rick Harper is happy to retell how, while he…

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Utah officials explode derailed Union Pacific train cars carrying propane

By The Associated Press, San Francisco Chronicle; April 1, 2019 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities have exploded 11 rail…

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Stadler US Transfers Operations to New Utah Manufacturing Facility

From PocketList.com; March 28, 2019 Stadler US has officially transferred all operations to a new manufacturing facility in Utah. The 230,000-square foot…

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Utah’s FrontRunner commuter rail could use a serious upgrade but the cost is a deal breaker

By Lee Davidson, The Salt Lake Tribune; March 27, 2019 In a perfect world, the Utah Transit Authority would love…

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Why the future of Caltrain is being built in Salt Lake City, Utah

By Casey Tolan, Bay Area News Group, The Mercury News; February 17, 2019 SALT LAKE CITY — The future of…

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The centennial of the transcontinental railroad all but excluded the Chinese workers who helped build it. As Utah marks the 150th anniversary, their stories are being told.

By Scott D. Pierce, The Salt Lake Tribune; February 3, 2019 They’re extraordinary pieces of history — three gleaming ceremonial…

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Utah: Stadler Rail picks Salt Lake City for new rail plant, Clearfield site nixed

By TIM VANDENACK, Staff, Standard-Examiner; October 9, 2017 CLEARFIELD — A Swiss train manufacturing company that had eyed Clearfield as…

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