More options for travel: Locals in Port Arthur, Texas join cause to bring daily passenger train service to area

By Mary Meaux, The News; March 11, 2019 Local, area and statewide entities are getting behind a push to ask…

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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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The Daily CSX: CSX selling 373 miles of track in Florida, Georgia

Editor’s Note: The former Seaboard Air Line/Louisville & Nashville track across Florida’s panhandle which is being sold is the route…

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Opinion: What, ANOTHER positive Amtrak Trip Report? Yes!

Editor’s note: Russ Jackson is the retired distinguished editor of the Western Rail Passenger Review. Mr. and Mrs. Jackson reside…

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Sunset Limited: 25th anniversary of deadliest Amtrak crash in history

Editor’s Note: Two permanent plaques commemorate the tragedy and lives lost when the Sunset Limited plunged from the Big Bayou…

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Getting there is half the fun

By J. Bruce Richardson, Corridor Capital LLC, Railway Age Magazine; June 8, 2018 Almost 20 years ago, there was a…

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Some of the Best Amtrak Train Routes

An Opinion By Johnny Jet, Contributor, Forbes; June 7, 2018 Traveling by train can be a lost art form in…

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Why the makers of Texas’ high-speed rail line want to connect to Amtrak

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; May 9, 2018 Texans who look forward to the day when they can take…

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Fly Amtrak! Uh, Mr. CEO, how’s the Weather and where’s the Food?

Note: This is commentary by Russ Jackson, the distinguished retired editor of the Western Rail Passenger Review. Mr. Jackson has…

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Discovering the romance of America on an Amtrak train

By Brian Pendreigh, The Herald Scotland; March 10, 2018 IT WAS a little after 8pm and the metallic silver giant…

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San Antonio, Texas: SunsetStation has been a transportation hub for more than a century

From San Antonio Express News; January 29, 2018 A century-old train station east of downtown was renovated during the late…

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HEY, Amtrak (and others)…Let’s get some things DONE

Editor’s Note: Russ Jackson is the distinguished retired editor of the Western Rail Passenger Review. – Ccrail.com Editor By Russ…

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