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September 16, 2014
TUCSON, Ariz. – Union Pacific is working to reopen its famed Sunset Route west of Tucson following an overnight derailment. The railroad expects to have t... More »
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PHILADELPHIA – Amtrak Northeast Corridor service has resumed between Washington and Philadelphia. Engineering crews have have made the necessary repairs ... More »
ZTR is offering the ZTR Diagnostic Display, designed to save users by reducing locomotive downtime as well as cutting training costs, manpower hours, and shop t... More »
MONTPELIER, Vt. – The U.S. Department of Transportation has declined a TIGER grant application from the Vermont Transportation Agency to upgrade 11 miles ... More »
BERLIN – Germany's Deutsche Bahn, one of the last of the operators of overnight, sleeping car trains, will withdraw a number of its underperforming C... More »
MONTREAL – A judge has scheduled a preliminary hearing for Jan. 15 for three railway employees facing criminal charges in the derailment in Lac Megantic, ... More »
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