U.S.: Amtrak pitches new Memphis-to-Chicago, other Tennessee lines to state legislators

By Sandy Mazza, Nashville Tennessean; January 15, 2020 Railway enthusiasts in Memphis could see an additional daylight route to Chicago,…

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U.S., Virginia Governor Ralph Northam: Passenger rail to Bristol ‘logical step,’ but not soon

By DAVID MCGEE, BRISTOL HERALD COURIER; January 10, 2020 Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said that Amtrak passenger service to the…

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Amtrak’s Interregional Growth Opportunities

By Andrew Selden, Railway Age Magazine; October 7, 2019 Years ago, the Minnesota Association of Railroad Passengers ran an experiment.…

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Memphis, Tennessee: The Central Station’s first general manager lays groundwork

By Tom Bailey, Daily Memphian; July 1, 2019 Developers of The Central Station Hotel recently revealed the historic railroad building…

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Final version of passenger rail study for Bristol, Virginia now complete

By David McGee, Bristol Herald Courier; May 24, 2019 BRISTOL, Va. – A final version of the most recent study…

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Memphis-bound Amtrak City of New Orleans passengers evacuate burning bus in Louisiana

By Luke Jones, News Channel 3 CBS WREG; March 1, 2019 ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH, La. – A chartered…

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Private investment group helps International Rail Partners form RailUSA, parent of Florida Gulf & Atlantic Railroad

Editor’s Note: Yesterday’s report from the Jacksonville Business Journal brought the news a major piece of CSX trackage in Florida…

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Rail Reinvented: 8 Train Stations With Awesome Comeback Stories

By Brittany Anas, livability.com; October 8, 2018 Some of America’s best comeback stories are playing out in a most unlikely…

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Tennessee: R. J. Corman Railroad Company, LLC Announces Acquisition of the Nashville & Eastern Family of Companies

A press release from R.J. Corman Railroad Company; November 5, 2018 NICHOLASVILLE, Ky – R. J. Corman Railroad Company announced the finalization…

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Here’s what is coming down the tracks for the Music City Star in Nashville, Tennessee

By Meg Garner, Reporter, Nashville Business Journal; September 17, 2018 Nashville’s lone commuter rail is slated to face a series…

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One less Iowa Pacific railroad: Christmas Town train railroad sold

By Jason Bolton, Data Editor, Memphis Business Journal; August 8, 2018 A regional railroad that serves the Memphis market has…

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Nashville,Tennessee: 270K ride the Music City Star

By Staff, Lebanon Democrat; July 26, 2018 According to the Regional Transportation Authority, the Music City Star, the commuter rail…

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The Daily CSX: New lawsuit filed on behalf of 394 residents in Maryville train derailment

By Wes Wade,The Daily Times; June 30, 2018 A new lawsuit was filed Friday in Blount County Circuit Court on…

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Bristol, Tennessee and Virginia: Amtrak impact would be felt regionwide

By DAVID MCGEE, BRISTOL HERALD COURIER; April 3, 2018 BRISTOL, Tenn. — The impact of extending passenger rail service to…

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The Daily CSX: CSX trims intermodal services, considers hub overhaul

From Staff, Journal of Commerce; October 17, 2017 CSX Transportation is ending domestic and international intermodal services to and from…

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Tennessee: Chattanooga-Atlanta bullet train could lure millions of air travelers to Chattanooga airport

By Mike Pare, Times Free Press; October 15, 2017 “It’s the flights, stupid.” That’s David Crockett’s mantra when it comes…

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