North Carolina: Raleigh Union Station, now 1 year old, poised to expand into major hub

By Rick Armstrong, Enterprise Multimedia Journalist and Emmy Victor, Reporter, WRAL; August 7, 2019 Raleigh, N.C. — Raleigh is now…

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CSX Safety Lapses Blamed for 2018 Fatal Amtrak Collision in South Carolina

By Alan Levin, Bloomberg; July 23, 2019 CSX Corp.’s lax approach to safety caused a fatal collision between a passenger…

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CSX track work to impact Amtrak service in the Southeast

By David Lester, Managing Editor, RT&S Magazine; July 12, 2019 CSX track work in North Carolina will impact Amtrak schedules…

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Pedestrian tunnel now possibility at Salisbury, North Carolina train station

By Liz Moomey, Salisbury Post; June 20, 2019 SALISBURY — The Salisbury City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution that…

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Amtrak Introduces New Group Discount For Travel Across National Network

A press release from Amtrak; April 24, 2019 Get carried away and share the experience WASHINGTON, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/…

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Opinion: In trying times, wise railroaders shouldn’t clam up to the news media

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; March 4, 2019 “HOW SAFE ARE AMERICA’S RAILROADS? Lesley Stahl reports on…

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Fired engineer recounts deadly crash between Amtrak’ Silver Star and CSX freight train in South Carolina on 60 Minutes

From CBS News; February 28, 2019 Mark James describes the deadly crash of an Amtrak passenger train into his CSX…

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Off the Rails: Amtrak station built near Miami International Airport with taxpayer dollars goes unused

By Brian Entin, WSVN 7 News; November 5, 2018 (WSVN) – Millions of taxpayer dollars were used to build a…

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Some North Carolina Amtrak passenger rail service resumes Thursday

By Staff Report, Salisbury Post; September 19, 2018 RALEIGH – Amtrak passenger train service traveling in and through North Carolina will…

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Amtrak begins to resume service after Hurricane Florence

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; September 18, 2018 Amtrak today resumed its regular scheduled Northeast Regional service in Virginia and cities…

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Trains canceled, airlines waiving fees as East Coast braces for Hurricane Florence

By Luz Lazo, The Washington Post; September 10, 2018 Hur­ri­cane Florence is rap­id­ly ap­proach­ing the East Coast — and on…

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Several Amtrak trains are canceled in North Carolina because of track work

By Richard Stradling, The News & Observer; September 3, 2018 RALEIGH – If you’re planning to take Amtrak to or…

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Opinion: The thing about good news …

By David Schanoes, Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; July 30, 2018 I thought I’d chance watching the video recording of NTSB’s July…

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The Daily CSX: Five revelations from the fatal Amtrak, CSX crash investigation

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; July 13, 2018 New details about the February collision of Amtrak and CSX…

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Amtrak says new focus on safety will make rail travel safer for all

By Lori Aratani, The Washington Post; July 11, 2018 Amtrak officials told federal ­investigators Wednesday that two recent fatal crashes…

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Moments before fatal South Carolina train crash, CSX workers wondered if they’d made a mistake

By Thad Moore, The Post and Courier; July 11, 2018 Moments before a passenger train slammed into parked locomotive outside…

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Railroads have day of reckoning with National Transportation Safety Board

Amtrak Cascades Engineer for Train Number 501 just before fatal crash: “A moment later, he saw the 30-mph speed restriction…

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The Daily CSX: Investigators grill train company about deadly crash in South Carolina

By The Associated Press, WNYT, News Channel 13 NBC; July 10, 2018 COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal investigators on Tuesday…

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All aboard! First train leaves new Raleigh Union Station

By Emmy Victor, Reporter, WRAL; July 10, 2018 Raleigh, N.C. — The very first train to leave Raleigh Union Station…

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Andrew Selden Opinion: No way to run a passenger railroad

By Andrew Selden, Railway Age Magazine; July 6, 2018 What does a deflated balloon look like? That is becoming an…

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Americans need passenger rail that serves entire nation — not just the East and West coasts

By Larry Willis, Opinion Contributor, The Hill; July 3, 2018 Amtrak, America’s national passenger rail service, was created to do…

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North Carolina: The new Amtrak train is ready, but Raleigh Union Station isn’t

By Richard Stradling, The News & Observer; June 3, 2018 RALEIGH – You can now catch an Amtrak train between…

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Amtrak stops paying medical bills those injured in February Silver Star train crash in South Carolina

By John Monk, The State; May 21, 2018 COLUMBIA, SC – Amtrak is refusing to pay any more for the…

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North Carolina: Completed Raleigh Union Station will serve as a catalyst for the city’s Warehouse District

By David Malone, Associate Editor, Building Design + Construction; May 3, 2018 Skanska USA and Clancy & Theys and in…

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‘This was built for the ages.’ Raleigh, North Carolina celebrates new Union Station.

By Richard Stradling, The News & Observer; April 30, 2018 RALEIGH – Hundreds of people gathered in the great hall…

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