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Tough road to normalcy, longer road to recovery
Nearly a week after Hurricane Sandy slapped the Northeast, transportation providers are still scrambling to repair infrastructure and restore service.
Amtrak update: Repairs continue, test train to operate; New York City service restoration underway
Repairs continue to be made on Amtrak's system in order to resume service to and from New York City from points south and north on the Northeast Corridor.
Rail contractors at the ready to aid with Northeast cleanup
The recovery effort from Hurricane Sandy will be a monumental affair that will last weeks, if not months.
Amtrak's Vacca joins California High-Speed Rail Authority
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) hired Frank Vacca, chief engineer of Amtrak, as its chief program manager. Vacca has more than 35 years of experience in commuter, intercity and…
Most East Coast passenger and freight rail service returning to normal
Outside of the New York Metropolitan area, passenger and freight rail service is returning to normal operation with residual delays.
Sandy leaves freight, passenger rail service stunned
Freight and passenger rail providers across the Northeast scrambled Tuesday morning to assess damage left by Hurricane Sandy and restore service where possible.
Chicago-St. Louis HSR demos 110 mph speeds
The start of 110-mph rail service in Illinois was demonstrated between Dwight and Pontiac on the Chicago-St. Louis rail corridor on October 19.
DelDOT unveils $53 million third track project
Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has now launched the Delaware Third Track Construction Project. The project involves the addition of a third track along a 1.5-mile segment between Ragan and…
Caltrans and partners restore former L.A. Union Station tracks, platforms
On October 17, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Amtrak, Metrolink and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority celebrated the opening of three new Los Angeles Union Station tracks and a…
Railway Association of Canada names winners of the 2012 Safety Awards
The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) selected the winners of the 2012 Safety Awards. The awards were presented as part of the RAC's Canadian Rail Summit and annual meeting held…
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