Amtrak stops paying medical bills those injured in February Silver Star train crash in South Carolina

By John Monk, The State; May 21, 2018 COLUMBIA, SC – Amtrak is refusing to pay any more for the…

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Virginia Railway Express, Amtrak will run regular service Monday, despite ongoing Alexandria derailment cleanup

By Martine Powers, The Washington Post; May 20, 2018 VRE and Amtrak will operate normal schedules Monday, as federal officials continue…

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North American rail operators put profits before customers, claim shippers

By Ian Putzger, The Loadstar; May 18, 2018 North American rail operators have been accused by shipper organisations of putting…

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The Daily CSX: CSX announces new safety steps, discusses workforce plans at annual stockholders’ meeting

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; May 18, 2018 CSX Corp. will be appointing a senior-level safety administrator and…

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Why high wind orders are now a thing on the railroad, and how they affect Virginia Railway E trains

From VRE via Potomac Local; May 15, 2018 From Virginia Railway Express: [Monday] night, in response to the high winds…

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Hump yards, dwell times and velocity: a trio of railroad execs discuss the state of their companies

By John Kingston, Executive Editor, Freight Waves; May 16, 2018 It was a hat trick of three railroads at the…

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The Daily CSX: Short on workers, CSX again warns employees about time-off policies

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; May 15, 2018 CSX Corp. (Nasdaq: CSX) is again struggling to staff during…

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More Amtrak and VRE service recommended in Virginia

By Max Smith, WTOP; May 15, 2018 WASHINGTON — A plan to significantly increase the number of Amtrak trains between…

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Trespasser strikes, the whole dirty truth

By Doug Riddell, Railway Age Magazine; May 10, 2018 What I’m going to suggest will probably have the risk assessment…

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Teens killed by Amtrak train were watching passing train on parallel tracks heading in opposite direction when they were struck

By Mark Bowes, Richmond Times-Dispatch, The Roanoke Times; May 10, 2018 Two Chesterfield County teens were standing on one set…

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