California: Rail operator Iowa Pacific plans to pull out of Santa Cruz County

By Mairav Zonszein, Santa Cruz Sentinel; December 13, 2017 SANTA CRUZ >> Iowa Pacific Holdings, the Chicago-based railroad operator contracted…

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California’s Thomas fire suspends part of Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner service, shuts resorts in Ojai and Santa Barbara

By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times; December 12, 2017 Amtrak’s rail service between Oxnard and San Luis Obispo on its…

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San Bernardino, California leaders celebrate debut of new passenger rail from Santa Fe Depot to city transit center

By Brian Whitehead, San Bernardino Sun; December 5, 2017 The new Downtown San Bernardino Passenger Rail is expected to provide…

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The World’s Greatest Travel System has many children in today’s travel world

The Canadian Pacific Railway Company, in the early days, was the privately owned railroad company in Canada which built Canada’s…

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Odors, long lines, closures plague Los Angeles Union Station bathrooms, so Metro will spend millions to fix them

By Steve Scauzillo, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News; November 30, 2017 William Meyers was recovering from a bladder operation…

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On track: 5 of the nation’s most prominent rail projects

By Kim Slowey, Construction Dive; November 28, 2017 In the early 19th century, when the first passenger and cargo trains…

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How the Amtrak Dining Car Could Heal the Nation

By GABRIEL KAHANE, The New York Times; November 28, 2017 On Nov. 9, 2016, I boarded the Lake Shore Limited,…

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California: San Jose Downtown Association Executive Director Scott Knies Pushes Back on Diridonification

By The Fly, San Jose Inside; November 22, 2017 Scott Knies, executive director of the San Jose Downtown Association, has…

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