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Railway Transportation

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  • Marine industry, All Aboard Florida seek solution on New River bridge

    Marine industry, All Aboard Florida seek solution on New River bridge
    The old railway bridge over the New River in Fort Lauderdale has emerged as the latest flash point in plans to launch high-speed passenger rail service from Miami to Orlando. The marine industry insists All Aboard Florida's trains will keep the low...
  • Twin Cities rail link makes St. Paul a much closer sibling

    Twin Cities rail link makes St. Paul a much closer sibling
    Some siblings come across as rivals who seem disconnected, and that's the way Minnesota's Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul used to appear. Now, as of this year, light rail connects these sisters — which means there is no reason to stay with...
  • Rail Services Prepare For Added Holiday Riders, Drivers Advised To Be Prepared

    Rail Services Prepare For Added Holiday Riders, Drivers Advised To Be Prepared
    With the fast-approaching mix of heavy holiday traffic and the potentially significant snowfall, Amtrak and The Travelers Cos are offering tips to make holiday travel safer and less stressful. Amtrak riders are advised to leave a little extra time to...
  • No injuries in small fire at old Main Post Office

    No injuries in small fire at old Main Post Office
    No injuries were reported when a small fire broke out Tuesday morning on the top floor and roof of the old post office building in the South Loop, officials said. The blaze broke out about 8:20 a.m. in a vent above railroad tracks that has been a...
  • Railroad's mixed signals

    The National Association of Railroad Passengers, the country's largest train and transit advocacy group, issued a warning last month that deserves to be repeated here. The final numbers on Amtrak's ridership and revenue in fiscal 2014 are in, and the...
  • State Can Build On Shore Line East Success

    State Can Build On Shore Line East Success
    Though much attention has been aimed at Connecticut's transportation deficiencies in the last couple of years, there are a few good stories. One is Shore Line East, the commuter rail service that runs between New Haven and New London. As The Courant's...
  • Options for B&P tunnel replacement narrow as Amtrak considers future

    Options for B&P tunnel replacement narrow as Amtrak considers future
    State and federal officials narrowed the options for replacing an old Baltimore tunnel that bottlenecks East Coast passenger rail to two, one of which could displace residents of a poor west-side neighborhood already plagued by vacant homes. The two...
  • Robert F. Brown Sr., railroader

    Robert F. Brown Sr., railroader
    Robert F. Brown Sr., a retired CSX assistant superintendent and part-time funeral home attendant, died Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice of complications of esophageal cancer. He was 87. The son of Charles Brown, a shoe salesman, and Marie Brown, a...
  • Utilities say coal stockpiles near 'dire' levels

    ST. LOUIS Utilities dependent on Western coal are fed up with BNSF railroad's delivery problems, and they're asking federal rail regulators to step in and force the company to improve service. A trade group known as the Western Coal Traffic League...
  • Shore Line East Trains Are Attracting More Riders

    Shore Line East Trains Are Attracting More Riders
    NEW HAVEN — Ridership this year on Shore Line East appears on course to meet or exceed 2013's levels, and the state intends to continue recent service expansions through 2015. With extra trains for the midsummer Sailfest in New London, Shore...
  • Motorist killed in crash with Tri-Rail train

    Motorist killed in crash with Tri-Rail train
    A collision between a Tri-Rail train and an automobile Friday morning left one man dead. It happened shortly before 7 a.m. on the train tracks approaching the Cypress Creek Station, Detective DeAnna Greenlaw said. "A southbound Tri-Rail train collided...