Opinion: Instead of subsidized transit, lawmakers should look to private rail

By Ross Marchand, Washington Examiner; May 25, 2018 In December, an inaugural Amtrak trip from Seattle to Portland ended in…

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VIA Rail Canada apologizes to passengers as The Canadian delay reaches 45 hours

By Josee St-Onge, CBC News; May 24, 2018 VIA Rail is apologizing to its passengers, who are currently on a…

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Proposals from Utah artists requested for Golden Spike celebration

From Deseret News; May 24, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Heritage and Arts is accepting artist…

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Railway Association of Canada calls on Canadian government to boost short-line funding

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; May 24, 2018 Shortly after Huron Central Railway‘s (HCRY) announcement that it will cease operations by…

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Passengers’ rights, rail rules approved in Canada’s new Transportation Act

By Allison Lampert and Rod Nickel, Reuters, Global News; May 23, 2018 Canada on Wednesday approved broad air and freight reforms…

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Rail advocates calling for province to restore passenger train service in Northeast Ontario

By Robin De Angelis, CBC News; May 23, 2018 Railway advocates in northeastern Ontario are hoping voters keep passenger trains…

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Ontario elections: NDP promises rail passenger service within 4 years

By P.J. Wilson, The Nugget; May 22, 2018 It won’t happen overnight, but if the Ontario NDP wins the June…

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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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Iowa Pacific leaving New York State: Railroad moves out of stations, county frets over insurance, maintenance

By Don Lehman, The Post Star; May 21, 2018 Saratoga & North Creek Railway has moved out of all but…

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