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Tallahassee, Fla., is urging Amtrak to restore passenger rail service to the state capital.
Maryland Transit Administration has announced "special MARC Train services" for Jan. 21 Inauguration Day ceremonies in Washington, D.C. , incorporating reserved trains to the nation's capital.
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority trains will link Boston and Hyannis, Mass., beginning Memorial Day weekend 2013, re-establishing seasonal passenger rail service to Cape Cod.
In the April 12, 1976 cover story of Railway Age, “Day 1 on the Washington Metro,” Editor-In-Chief Luther Miller wrote: “Maybe it won’t last … But let it be recorded…
December 14, 2012

When the trains stopped

Hurricane Sandy stranded millions for days. It will take billions to fully recover from the monster storm’s windy, watery wallop.
Railway suppliers are a resilient and optimistic bunch. They know that if times are tough, a better day will come. Over 1,300 railroaders and suppliers attended the September 2012 RSI/CMA…
Looking ahead to 2013, we find the same central question facing us that we have over the past few years, and that is what the economic environment will look like.…
Resilience and resourcefulness are two terms that have become closely associated with North American railroads in recent years. The industry has emerged from the worst economic recession since the Great…
Professionals juggle the miscellany of variables associated with grinding to ensure a target profile to manage and extend rail life. Rail remains one of the railroads’ most expensive assets, and…
Robert W. McKnight, former editor of Railway Signaling & Communications, a Simmons-Boardman publication, and C&S editor of Railway Age, died Dec. 9. He was 89.
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