Intercity

Amtrak long-distance equipment will now receive safety inspections, servicing and maintenance in an upgraded, more efficient and environmentally designed facility in Hialeah, Fla., that will dramatically improve capacity, efficiency and…
The Senate Committee on Appropriations approved the Fiscal Year 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill by a vote of 28-1. The measure will now be reported to the…
Amtrak named DJ Stadtler the new vice president of operations, overseeing the railroad's transportation, engineering and mechanical departments, effective immediately.
The Federal Transit Administration celebrated Earth Day by unveiling a new environmental benefits website highlighting a commitment to investing in affordable, innovative and sustainable public transit alternatives that reduce the…
Amtrak is being recognized by the Transportation Security Administration for earning the agency's Gold Standard on the railroad's most recent Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancements (BASE). This designation recognizes Amtrak's…
The completion of a CA$6.9 million (US$6.89 million) project to restore VIA Rail Canada's heritage train station in Vancouver, B.C., was celebrated on April 13.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board passed a 2012 revised business plan that will provide for high-speed rail service within a decade, connect the state's major metropolitan areas, utilize existing…
Washington and Oregon are creating a new partnership and will develop a plan for managing passenger-rail service between Eugene, Ore., and Vancouver, B.C., Canada, as one continuous rail corridor rather…
Amtrak is on pace to set another new annual ridership record as passenger counts across its national network for the first six months of fiscal year 2012 (October 2011 -…
The Canadian government has set aside up to CA$7.5 million (US$7.48 million) for work on the restoration of the Vancouver Island Railway between Victoria and Courtenay, BC.
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