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Railway Transportation

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  • Jersey train robbers high-tech

    NEW YORK — The man convicted of leading a gang of modern-day train robbers that preyed on New Jersey rail lines for more than 10 years was arrested again this week on charges that mirror those that landed him in prison a decade ago, prosecutors said...
  • Amtrak CEO says B&P tunnel replacement study may be 'waste of time' given lack of funding

    Amtrak CEO says B&P tunnel replacement study may be 'waste of time' given lack of funding
    The head of Amtrak questioned whether a continuing study of replacement options for the troubled 140-year-old Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel under West Baltimore is a "waste of time," given what he sees as a national failure to commit adequate funding to...
  • 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...
  • Tractor trailer gets stuck under Upper Macungie railroad overpass

    Tractor trailer gets stuck under Upper Macungie railroad overpass
    A tractor trailer stuck under a railroad overpass Friday afternoon prompted the closure of a stretch of Schantz Road, Upper Macungie police said. Investigators said the tractor trailer driven by Victor Moncion Jr. of Allentown hit the railroad overpass...
  • Commuters, transit experts offer 6 ways to improve Union Station

     Commuters, transit experts offer 6 ways to improve Union Station
    A multibillion-dollar rehabilitation of Chicago's iconic Union Station is on the drawing board, including plans to improve access by reconfiguring train concourses and eliminating a confusing layout for ramps and escalators. But as planners ponder a...
  • Public meeting to be held for new Newport News transportation center

    Public meeting to be held for new Newport News transportation center
    The city is holding a public informational meeting about the Newport News Transportation Center, which is now in the preliminary design stage. The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Denbigh Community Center, 15198 Warwick Blvd. The...
  • Proposed $38M Newport News transit center public meeting tonight

    Proposed $38M Newport News transit center public meeting tonight
    Newport News residents will be able to sound-off on the city's proposal to construct a new transit center during a public meeting tonight.  The meeting is scheduled from 6 to 8 at the Denbigh Community Center, 15198 Warwick Blvd., according to a city...
  • Amtrak: On the wrong track

    Amtrak: On the wrong track
    As U.S. Supreme Court justices wrestle with whether Amtrak, as a quasi private corporation, should have the right to set performance standards that would also affect the freight services with which it shares lines, the rail system is facing gridlock....
  • Union Station's restroom scarcity tops complaints spurred by report

    Union Station's restroom scarcity tops complaints spurred by report
    About 120,000 train travelers pass through Chicago's Union Station every day, and although there are four public washroom areas in the terminal, many visitors say these aren't nearly enough. "Using the trains this summer, it was really apparent that...
  • Metra, freight railroads push project to untangle rail corridor

    Metra, freight railroads push project to untangle rail corridor
    Metra and freight railroad industry representatives on Friday called for a $1 billion project intended to untangle a snarl of railroad tracks that causes major problems for Chicago commuters and commerce. The project, known as the 75th Street Corridor...
  • Geneva man's murder trial pushed to 2015

    Geneva man's murder trial pushed to 2015
    Prosecutors on Wednesday cited pending lab tests in a request to delay the upcoming trial of a Geneva man accused of killing his wife earlier this year. Shadwick King, 47, has been indicted on two counts of murder in the death of his wife of 10 years,...