South Florida: Here’s one way to curtail railroad deaths, but experts say it’s pricey

By Lisa J. Huriash, Reporter, South Florida Sun-Sentinel; February 17, 2018 There’s an extra safety tool to stave off the…

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FTA lowers rating for Gateway tunnels

By Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor, Railway Age Magazine; February 15, 2018 A revision by the Federal Transit Administration lowering the…

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A harrowing prospect from Amtrak for commuters

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Brianna Gurciullo, Stephanie Beasley and Tanya Snyder, Politico Morning Transportation; February 16, 2018 WHO…

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Metro-North safe from Amtrak positive train control threats

By Matt Coyne, lohud.com; February 16, 2018 Attention Metro-North riders: Have no fear about Amtrak’s threats here. The national railroad’s…

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Amtrak CEO: How we are making Amtrak safer

By Richard Anderson, Opinion Contributor, The Hill; February 14, 2018 Recent high profile accidents have understandably shined a spotlight on…

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New Jersey Transit trains could be banned from tunnels to New York City at end of year

By Jonathan D. Salant, NJ.com; February 15, 2018 WASHINGTON — NJ Transit trains could be kept out of the Hudson River tunnels…

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Massachusetts: Berkshire Flyer group awaits Amtrak prices for NYC-to-Pittsfield passenger rail

By Heather Bellow, The Berkshire Eagle, February 15, 2018 LENOX — It has been hailed as a $1 billion-a-year solution…

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Railroad officials tell Congress many won’t meet deadline for lifesaving automatic braking systems

By Ashley Halsey III, The Washington Post; February 15, 2018 A decade after Congress ordered the nation’s railroads to install…

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Report: ‘Human decision making’ was likely one of the main culprits in the Amtrak Silver Star-CSX train crash

By Jeremy Turnage, Digital Content Manager, WIS 10; February 15, 2018 WEST COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – A preliminary report by…

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