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  • B&P Tunnel replacement new focus of Baltimore's push for double-stacked trains

    B&P Tunnel replacement new focus of Baltimore's push for double-stacked trains
    Nearly 20 years ago, Gov. Parris N. Glendening had lunch with the chief executive of CSX to pitch the railroad chief on investing $40 million to expand the Howard Street Tunnel and another one in Harper's Ferry, W.Va., to make the port of Baltimore more competitive.
  • Senate Democrats demand more money for Amtrak repair backlog

    Senate Democrats on Thursday demanded that Republicans provide more money for Amtrak so the railroad can tackle a $21 billion maintenance and repair backlog, including replacing tunnels more than a century old. Democrats at a news conference cited last...

    Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges

    The Amtrak engineer at the controls of a train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people, remains the focus of an inquiry by federal transportation safety investigators. But a second probe could prove more personally devastating: Prosecutors are...

    Survey Seeks Ideas For CTfastrak, Hartford Line Development

    Survey Seeks Ideas For CTfastrak, Hartford Line Development
    HARTFORD — When Connecticut promotes development around the stations of the CTfastrak busway and the planned Hartford Line commuter rail system, should it encourage high-density housing, medium-density apartments with green space or mixed-used...

    Sen. Schumer: upstate rail lines need safety system now

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says a railway safety system that could have prevented the deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia must be installed quickly on dangerous railroad curves throughout New York state. The New York Democrat said Thursday that he is...