Ontario: FedNor contributes $150,000 to modernize Agawa Canyon Tour Train

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; April 11, 2019 FedNor will invest $150,000 into the modernization of the Agawa Canyon…

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Florida: How Tampa Tripled Ridership on its Streetcar

By Angie Schmitt. Streetsblog USA; April 8, 2019 Here’s a happy transit story: A $2.7-million state grant to Tampa’s downtown streetcar…

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After Iowa Pacific in New York State: Bids requested on rail line to North Creek

By Michael Virtanen, Adirondack Explorer; April 8, 2019 Warren County and the Town of Corinth have requested bids by April…

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Amtrak strikes deal to redevelop Baltimore Penn Station with local firms, investing $90 million

By Lorraine Mirabella, Reporter, The Baltimore Sun; April 4, 2019 Amtrak has agreed to invest $90 million and work with…

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Detroit studies restoring passenger trains to Michigan Central Station

By Joel Kurth and Chastity Pratt Dawsey, Detroit Journalism Cooperative, Bridge Magazine; April 3, 2019 DETROIT –  More than 30…

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Denver did it right with its Union Station

By Newell Nussbaumer, Buffalo Rising; April 2, 2019 Over the last couple of days, a number of readers have been…

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Orlando & Northwestern Railway: Mount Dora Community Soliciting Ideas to Save 100-Year-Old Train Line in Central Florida

By David DeJohn, News Spectrum 13; April 1, 2019 MOUNT DORA, Fla. — Now’s your chance to come up with…

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The joy of seeing Canada by train

By Valerie Stimac, San Francisco Chronicle; March 29, 2019 The grumpy gentleman across the aisle decided he’d rather make this…

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Initial contracts have been signed for Maya Train passenger rail project in Mexico

From Mexico News Daily; March 28, 2019 The first contracts have been signed for the Maya Train project, the general…

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In New England, 100 years of Berkshires’ railroading: What will the next century bring?

By Jack Trowill, The Berkshire Edge; March 25, 2019 In 1919, the Hoosac Tunnel had been open for over 40…

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Ontario: What’s the future of the Agawa Canyon Tour Train?

By Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business; March 22, 2019 With the looming expiration of an operating agreement to run the…

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Ontario: Province to spend $5 million on train station at former St. Marys Paper site for Agawa Canyon Tour Train

By James Hopkin, SooToday.com; March 22, 2019 The provincial government is putting up $5 million for the construction of a…

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Two big rail projects, one big vision for Massachusetts (Guest viewpoint)

By Stan Rosenberg, masslive.com; March 22, 2019 For decades, we in Western Massachusetts have been trying to get Beacon Hill…

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West Virginia Editorial: Demise of New River Train will hurt Amtrak

By The Editorial Board, The Herald-Dispatch; March 5, 2019 You’ve got to give the guy running Amtrak credit. If he…

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Opinion from Vancouver: Passengers, tourism, must be considered in railroad discussions

By Steve Sammut, Vancouver Sun; February 14, 2019 With the May 2018 amendments to the Canada Transportation Act, the Canadian…

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‘If it gets me, it gets me’: the town where residents live alongside polar bears, and you can visit by riding VIA Rail Canada

By Kieran Mulvaney, The Guardian; February 13, 2019 Spend enough time in Churchill, and you will hear the stories. Of…

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The California Zephyr: From Sonoma County to Reno, sans traffic

By SUZIE RODRIGUEZ, THE PRESS DEMOCRAT; February 6, 2019 For an adventurous, no-hassle, and incredibly scenic winter getaway, just hop…

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West Virginia Editorial: Amtrak should drop opposition to New River Train

By The Editorial Board, The Herald-Dispatch; February 5, 2019 Amtrak has a base of loyal customers that many other businesses…

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Ireland: Cork-Dublin Train Passenger Journeys Highest on record in 2018

By Mary Bermingham, TheCork.ie; February 4, 2019 A total of 3.46 million passenger journeys were recorded on the Dublin/Cork rail…

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Pikes Peak Cog Railway orders engines, cars, rail for $100 million rebuilding project

By Wayne Heilman, The Gazette; January 31, 2019 The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cog Railway has ordered three new engines, nine…

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West Virginia’s Huntington railroad society’s closing blamed on Amtrak changes

By Fred Pace, The Herald-Dispatch; February 1, 2019 HUNTINGTON — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says Amtrak has created a financial hardship…

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Niagara Falls officials want to bring Canadian commuter train across the U.S. border

By Rick Pfeiffer, Niagara Gazette, Lockport Union-Sun & Journal; January 27, 2019 Falls Mayor Paul Dyster was working the crowd…

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Riding Canada’s Skeena train: from Jasper to the Pacific

By Monisha Rajesh, The Guardian; January 23, 2019 Inhaling the sharp scent of fresh pine, I lean over the half-open…

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Return of train to Churchill, Manitoba raised spirits — but mayor says fuel, food costs remain high

By Bryce Hoye, Reporter, CBC News; January 18, 2019 It’s been well over a month since the first passenger trains…

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Rail will help Nashua, New Hampshire move forward

An Editorial From The Telegraph; January 9, 2019 Tuesday night the Nashua Board of Aldermen sent the Rail Transit Committee…

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