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M-1 Rail
DETROIT – Construction has started on Woodward Avenue to build the city’s new 3.3-mile streetcar line. M-1 Rail is the first public streetcar l... More »
UP - Matthew Griffin
OMAHA – Union Pacific has allocated $8 million for track work between Herington and Whitewater in central Kansas. The project began on July 16 and will be... More »
Tanks - Jeff Robertson
SALEM, Ore. – State officials have released a preliminary statewide rail safety report regarding safety measures and awareness on crude-by-rail shipments ... More »
DUBUQUE, Iowa. – Canadian Pacific is operating without one of its U.S. main lines this week following a Monday morning bridge fire near Dubuque. At ... More »
NEW YORK – Eric Givens, an Amtrak police officer and the former treasurer of the national union for Amtrak police officers, has been arrested on char... More »
SHREVEPORT, La. – A 12-month study is underway to examine the feasibility of establishing Amtrak service from Shreveport-Bossier City to Vicksburg, M... More »
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