Tourism boost: Train route linking Boulder City, Henderson could add stops

By Mick Akers, Las Vegas Sun; April 14, 2018 With a few strikes of a pair of silver spikes on…

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New train station opens for Metra, Amtrak riders in Joliet, Illinois, ending a 6-year wait

By Alicia Fabbre, Chicago Tribune; April 11, 2018 Rail commuting just got easier in Joliet. A grand opening was held…

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Union Pacific’s Fritz to Surface Transportation Board: ‘Stabilize service, reverse downward trend’

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; April 4, 2018 Union Pacific has responded to the Surface Transportation Board’s…

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Surface Transportation Board wants Class I service updates

By Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor, Railway Age Magazine; March 21, 2018 Complaints by grain shippers and automakers have spurred the…

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Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner Is Terrible, But It’s Not (Entirely) Amtrak’s Fault

By Geoffrey Morrison, Contributor, Forbes; March 15, 2018 Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner runs from San Luis Obispo northwest of Los Angeles,…

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Utah: Pleasant View FrontRunner station closing in August due to new safety rules

By Tim Vandenack, Standard-Examiner; February 17, 2018 PLEASANT VIEW — FrontRunner commuter rail service to Pleasant View, with the lowest…

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History, luxury and ‘steeps’ — Idaho’s Sun Valley Ski Resort has it all

By SHERYL WALSH, News Correspondent, YourTownCrier.com; February 17, 2018 KETCHUM, IDAHO — Ket­chum was originally an old west mining and…

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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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Union Pacific facing dozen lawsuits alleging cancer-causing substances in workplace

  By Russell Hubbard, Staff Writer, Omaha World-Herald; February 15, 2018 A dozen former Union Pacific workers have filed identical…

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