Buffalo train station

Hohl Industrial, Scrufari Construction win $27.7 million contract for new Buffalo station

Hohl Industrial Services Inc. and Scrufari Construction Co. won a $27.7 million design-and-build contract for an intermodal passenger transportation hub planned for downtown Buffalo.

Final four vie for Philly Amtrak station project

Amtrak has narrowed to four teams in its search for a master developer for its Northeast Corridor station project in Philadelphia.

Amtrak OIG says railroad can cut up to $6.4M in costs

Amtrak’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) audit, released Nov. 9, states that the passenger railroad service is capable of reducing the cost of service and inspection activities by adjusting workloads and staffing

Amtrak aims to streamline commuter experience with app updates

Amtrak has upgraded its FindYourWay mobile application, a free, real-time customer information app for use within New York Penn Station on iOS and Android devices.

New impact study for Oregon passenger proposal

Oregon after years of study has released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for proposed passenger service upgrades between Eugene and Portland.

Amtrak commits to Southwest Chief via rail in FY19

An Amtrak official told a Senate hearing the agency would continue to operate passenger service through the Southwest on routes exempted from Positive Train Control.

Amtrak OIG report identifies eight major challenges faced by the railroad

The Amtrak Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report of Sept. 28 identifying eight major management and performance challenges it sees the railroad having to face in fiscal years 2019 and

PennDOT to study Altoona to Pittsburgh passenger service

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has directed the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to again study the feasibility of passenger rail between Altoona and Pittsburgh.

House PTC hearing: Progress; challenges on display

The Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials for the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held its second hearing of the year to focus on implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC)

Amtrak completes latest round of NY Penn Station renewal work

Amtrak has completed its second summer of intense renewal work at New York Penn Station. Five intercity trains that have been operating at alternative stations since late May have returned to New