New York: Transformative modernisation of Long Island Rail Road approved

From Global Railway Review; December 15, 2017 The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board approved a design-build contract with 3rd Track…

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Texas Bullet Train Moves Ahead with Federal Environmental Report

A press release from Texas Bullet Train: Federal Railroad Administration releases its Draft Environmental Impact Statement on high-speed train Preferred…

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All Aboard Florida: Brightline bond meeting with Florida Development Finance Corp. canceled

By Lisa Broadt, TCPalm.com; December 16, 2017 An emergency meeting Monday of the Florida Development Finance Corp. — set to discuss more…

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Amtrak officials say New Jersey Transit owes $121 million for use of tracks from Trenton to New York

By Curtis Tate, Staff Writer, NorthJersey.com; December 15, 2017 NJ Transit owes Amtrak $121 million for its use of the…

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UK: Reversing the 1960s Beeching rail cuts will help tackle the housing crisis, says Chris Grayling

By Christopher Hope, Chief Political Correspondent, The Telegraph; December 14, 2017 Plans to reopen rail lines by reversing the Beeching…

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Washington State: Tacoma Dome Amtrak Station opens; two Cascades frequencies added

By Jenna Hanchard, Bernard Ellouk, KING 5; December 15, 2017 A new Amtrak station opened at the Tacoma Dome on…

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Frantic New York City Subway Track Rescue Caught on Camera

By Checkey Beckford, NBC Chicago; December 15, 2017 Riveting cellphone video catches frantic straphangers shouting down an approaching Q train…

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All Aboard Florida could start Treasure Coast, Space Coast construction as soon as next month

By Lisa Broadt, TCPalm.com; December 15, 2017 All Aboard Florida said on Friday it will begin construction north of West…

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