Iowa Pacific in Oregon: ‘Train to Christmas Town’ performers finally receive pay, weeks after attraction closed

From KATU News; February 16, 2018 HOOD RIVER, Ore — Santa’s helpers on the “Train to Christmas Town” say they’ve finally…

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Boston: 1 in 3 MBTA workers earned more than $100,000 last year

By David L. Harris, Associate Managing Editor, Boston Business Journal; February 16, 2018 One in three workers at the Massachusetts…

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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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Florida: Business leader pitches Tampa Bay light rail, but not on backs of local taxpayers

By Mitch Perry, Florida Politics; February 16, 2018 There are a lot of issues in the Tampa Bay area, but…

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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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Norfolk Southern freight train derails in Attica, New York; two taken to hospital

By Tanner Jubenville, WHAM ABC 13; February 15, 2018 Attica, N.Y. – Two people were taken to the hospital after…

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The Daily CSX: From first to worst

By John Previsich, Railway Age Magazine; February 15, 2018 Those who have spent many years in the rail industry know that…

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Chicago: Over 2 dozen CTA, Metra workers disciplined over speeding trains in past 5 years

By Robert Herguth, Chicago Sun-Times; February 16, 2018 Turns out that lead-foots in the Chicago area aren’t just on the…

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