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July 21, 2014
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Thomas R. Lee, an author and charter member of the Union Pacific Historical Society passed away at age 80 in Clay Center, Kan., on Frida... More »
SLINGER, Wis. – Investigators are looking into the causes of a collision between a southbound Canadian National train and a northbound Wisconsin & Sou... More »
WASHINGTON – One week ahead of the Silver Line’s opening date for the public, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority marked the b... More »
NJT Electric Robert Kaplan
PERTH AMBOY, N.J. – Perth Amboy officials learned this week that NJ Transit has earmarked $9.6 million in next year’s budget for the final design of... More »
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BILLINGS, Mont. – The Surface Transportation Board announced last week it will take until next April to complete its draft analysis of the proposed Tongue... More »
SEPTA Michael T Burkhart
PHILADELPHIA – Due to overhead wire, track, and station improvements, several Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority trolley routes will not o... More »
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