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GATINEAU, Quebec – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released its 2013-2014 Annual Report this week. It highlights the work the agency does to... More »
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DULUTH, Minn. – This week, the North Shore Scenic Railroad transported the anchor from the U.S. Navy vessel USS Duluth to a permanent display site along D... More »
SPENCER, N.C. – The North Carolina Transportation Museum will sponsor its ninth annual Autumn Train Excursions from Spencer. The trains will operate Nov. ... More »
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois says Amtrak's on-time performance is threatening the success of passenger rail in his state. This week h... More »
WILLISTON, N.D. – An expanded partnership between Amtrak and Jefferson Lines now takes passengers to and from the Empire Builder in Williston by bus to ei... More »
Norfolk, Va. – Norfolk Southern has released the latest in a series of popular television commercials aimed at business decision makers and the general public. The new 30-second commercial, ent... More »
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Chicago might have more trains, and St. Louis a big shiny arch, but Kansas City is the ton-mile king, with over 1 billion tons passing through the city (or above it, on flyovers) in 2003. That is 15 percent more tons than Chicago. What is remarkable... More »
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Rock Island Requiem: The Collapse of a Mighty Fine Line By Gregory L. Schneider University Press of ... Read more »
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