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Railway Transportation

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  • New Figures: Metro-North Adding Riders, Reducing Delays

    New Figures: Metro-North Adding Riders, Reducing Delays
    Metro-North's on-time performance improved dramatically in August, surpassing the railroad's goal for the first time all year.
  • Transportation center slated for Newport News

    Transportation center slated for Newport News
    More passenger trains and faster service to Washington, D.C., are coming to Newport News. A $38 million multi-modal transportation center in Newport News is scheduled to begin construction in 2016. The station will be able to accommodate four Amtrak...

    State Sought $349M To Replace Problem Railroad Bridge, Gets $160M

     State Sought $349M To Replace Problem Railroad Bridge, Gets $160M
    Even though Norwalk's balky Walk Bridge has brought the country's busiest commuter railroad to a standstill several times, the Federal Transit Administration on Wednesday gave Connecticut less than half of what the state sought to replace it. The...

    Metro-North Must Be Partner In Fixing New Haven Line

    Metro-North Must Be Partner In Fixing New Haven Line
    The summer ended with more bad news from Metro-North. The beleaguered railroad said Connecticut's costs for commuter rail service could jump 60 percent this year because of new labor contracts. This followed a string of miscues, track failures and...

    USDA chief says urged Buffett to ready BNSF for record crops

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack met with Warren Buffett last week to urge the billionaire investor to make sure his BNSF railroad is ready for an expected record corn and soy harvest this year. Vilsack said on Tuesday...