Connecticut: Hartford Line’s CTrail Trains To Run Without Bathrooms After ADA Complaint

By Rebecca Lurye, Reporter, Hartford Courant; June 12, 2018 A complaint from a state disability advocacy organization has shuttered bathrooms…

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India: After Reports Of Toilet Water Being Used, IRCTC To Livestream Trains’ Kitchens For Passengers

By Sanjay Dutta and Mahendra K Singh, India Times; June 13, 2018 The railways has decided to live-stream footage of…

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Indonesia: More ‘Sleeper’ luxury trains to be operated if demand increases

From The News Desk, The Jakarta Post; June 13, 2018 State-owned railway operator PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) has said…

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Carnival Cruises parent buys into the rail business in Alaska by acquiring White Pass and Yukon Route narrow gauge railway

By The Associated Press, Tri-City Herald; June 7, 2018 JUNEAU, Alaska – One of the world’s largest cruise companies plans…

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Central Florida: All aboard! Wizard of Oz fans can take a train ride from Tavares to the Emerald City

By Martin E. Comas, Reporter, Orlando Sentinel; June 7, 2018 Starting Friday, “Wizard of Oz” fans will be able to…

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ON THE RIGHT TRACK: ScotRail passengers given boost as bosses announce 17,200 more seats a day on busy Glasgow to Edinburgh trains – just months after cuts

By Jonathan Whitelaw, The Scottish Sun; June 7, 2018 PASSENGERS have been given a boost after ScotRail announced more thousands…

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‘Panicked and yelling’: Passenger recounts scene as Ontario Northland Polar Bear Express train tips

By Maija Hoggett, Timmins Today; May 31, 2018 Dan Beck was starting his journey to Timmins yesterday when the Polar…

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ProRail invests billions in Netherlands railway renewal

By Janene Pieters, NL Times; May 31, 2018 The number of train passengers in the Netherlands is expected to grow…

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JR Tokai to equip Shinkansen trains with batteries to supply power in emergencies

By The Yomiuri Shimbun, The Japan News; May 28, 2018 Central Japan Railway Co., also known as JR Tokai, has…

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