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Railway Transportation

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  • Public meetings scheduled on B&P Tunnel replacement

    Public meetings scheduled on B&P Tunnel replacement
    A series of public meetings on several options for the replacement or reconstruction of the Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel in Baltimore have been planned for next month. Residents in neighborhoods that would be impacted by the proposed options —...
  • Orlando-to-New Orleans passenger rail line proposed in bipartisan bill

    Orlando-to-New Orleans passenger rail line proposed in bipartisan bill
    PANAMA CITY — Efforts to restore a passenger rail line between Orlando and New Orleans received a nod from Congress last week as representatives approved a bipartisan bill that would launch a study to explore the feasibility of the service....
  • Drivers in Newport News should expect some travel delays as One City Marathon passes through city Sunday

    Drivers in Newport News should expect some travel delays as One City Marathon passes through city Sunday
    When One City Marathon runners hit the starting line Sunday morning, drivers may experience some roadblocks, detours and possible congestion on major city thoroughfares. "We worked hard to ensure that the impact to drivers would be minimum," Telly C....
  • New Metrolink chief to focus on customer service, lower fares

    New Metrolink chief to focus on customer service, lower fares
    Art Leahy, the new chief executive of the Metrolink commuter railroad, said after his appointment Friday that he wanted to fix customer service problems and experiment with lower fares to build ridership. In an outline of his plans, Leahy said he also...
  • Doctor testifies that Geneva man did not strangle wife

    Doctor testifies that Geneva man did not strangle wife
    If you ask Dr. Larry Blum, there's no indication that Kathleen King's dead body was "dumped" on a set of Union Pacific railroad tracks near her Geneva home last year. There's no indication that she took her last breath anywhere but on those tracks, he...
  • Abandoned railroad tracks eyed for lakefront redevelopment

    Abandoned railroad tracks eyed for lakefront redevelopment
    A 3.6-mile stretch of nearly-abandoned railroad tracks described as "squarely within the footprint" of Waukegan's lakefront redevelopment area is in line to be torn up and transferred to the city under a petition filed with federal authorities this week...
  • New federal policy led Indiana to end Chicago-Indianapolis Amtrak route

    New federal policy led Indiana to end Chicago-Indianapolis Amtrak route
    The leader of a coalition of states that foots most of the costs of Amtrak's short passenger routes says its members are awaiting answers from a federal agency about a new policy Indiana cited in its decision to end a line between Indianapolis and...
  • DOT: Kicking Out Metro-North Isn't Practical

    DOT: Kicking Out Metro-North Isn't Practical
    HARTFORD — Despite continuing frustration by some commuters and many Fairfield County lawmakers, the state can't simply replace Metro-North as its commuter train operator, state Transportation Commissioner James Redeker said Wednesday. "The New...
  • U.S., Metra investigate cause of derailment

    U.S., Metra investigate cause of derailment
    Federal railroad officials and Metra are investigating the cause of Monday's derailment just before rush hour that caused the cancellation of 16 trains and delayed thousands of commuter rail passengers. Crews worked Tuesday to repair tracks, but Metra...
  • Amtrak train hit tractor-trailer too big for I-95

    Amtrak train hit tractor-trailer too big for I-95
    The 127-ton tractor-trailer that derailed an Amtrak train at a railroad crossing in North Carolina was about three times the size and weight of a standard 18-wheeler, so huge it required a Highway Patrol escort, and so tall that it had to take back...
  • Amtrak renames operations center for Chicago rail official

    Amtrak renames operations center for Chicago rail official
    Amtrak on Tuesday renamed its operations center in Chicago to honor Joseph Szabo, a fifth-generation railroader who headed the Federal Railroad Administration for 51/2 years of the Obama administration. Szabo, 56, left the administration in December...