Rail Passes: What You Should Know

By Peter Greenberg, petergreenberg.com; November 29, 2019 Welcome to the brave new world of rail passes, both overseas and in…

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What first class looks like on 12 trains from around the world

By Darcy Schild, Insider; October 10, 2019 There seems something luxurious and old-fashioned about booking a first-class, scenic train trip.…

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Opinion: Trains and rail make more sense than cars and roads

By Chris Tomlinson, Houston Chronicle; September 2, 2019 International travel always makes me think about the choices we’ve made in…

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Alaska Railroad OKs historic pact to build new U.S.-Canada rail connection

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; June 28, 2019 Alaska Railroad Corp. (ARRC) and Alaska to Alberta Railway Development Corp. (A2A) have…

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Canada and U.S. agree to expand preclearance options for travellers, goods

By The Canadian Press, Ottawa Citizen; June 21, 2019 OTTAWA — A new agreement between Canada and the United States…

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An Introductory Guide to Train Travel in the United States

By Nathaniel Adams, The Manual; December 10, 2018 It’s sad, but true, that the golden age of rail travel has…

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A list: Underway and Upcoming Rail and Rapid Transit Projects, U.S. and Canada

By Alex Carrick, Daily Commercial News; December 6, 2018 At different moments in time, checking through ConstructConnect’s extensive database of…

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CN upgrades make border crossing seamless

By Kyra Senese, Managing Editor, RT&S Magazine; June 28,2017 In March 2018, Canadian National (CN) completed a major expansion project…

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When and Where You Should Travel By Train Domestically

By Johnny Jet, Contributor, Forbes; May 22, 2018 When’s the last time you’ve heard somebody say they’re going to travel…

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China builds ambitiously in Africa as US sounds the alarm

By JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press, The Virginian-Pilot; March 9, 2018 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The sleek, green-and-white trains glide…

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Freight-rail groups: Don’t scrap NAFTA

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 23, 2018 Freight-rail industry representatives from the United States, Canada and Mexico are calling for…

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