September 22, 2014

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. – In what was described as a “long and tiring” meeting, the National Railway Historical Society's board of directors voted down a proposal to reinvent the group th... Read more
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Construction on a new $38 million multi-modal transportation center in Newport News is scheduled to begin in 2016. The station will accommodate four Amtrak trains a day, and ... Read more
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The recent St. Paul Union Depot reconstruction was completed withr both long distance Amtrak trains and commuter rail service in mind. While there are not any immediate pl... Read more
BERLIN – The top official of the state-run Russian Railway and a close confidante of Vladimir Putin will be at InnoTrans 2014’s opening ceremony on Tuesday, officials with the world’... Read more
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded more than $600 million in funding for 72 transportation projects in 46 states through its competitive 2014 Transportation Investmen... Read more
NEW FREEDOM, Pa. – A 45-ton General Electric center-cab diesel has arrived on the Stewartstown Railroad's interchange. Delivered by truck, the unit was unloaded in New Freedom, where there was p... Read more
MONTREAL — In a brief meeting with reporters following his Monday address at the Rail Supply Institute-Coordinated Mechanical Association conference, Canadian National President and CEO Claude M... Read more
Altoona derail
ALTOONA, Pa. – Norfolk Southern has reopened its former Conrail main line through central Pennsylvania following a Saturday derailment in Altoona. The route connects Harrisburg with Pittsburgh a... Read more
WASHINGTON – Washington Metro will bring back computer-controlled trains, restoring a feature that was part of the system from its inception, but failed in 2009, causing nine deaths. Starting ea... Read more
CARLSBAD, N.M. – Hurricane remnants and monsoon storms have hammered New Mexico's Southwestern Railroad in recent days, washing out 700 feet of track and preventing repairs until floodwaters rec... Read more
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