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Amtrak looking for next-generation high-speed trainsets

Amtrak is looking to acquire new high-speed trainsets that will supplement and eventually replace its Acela Express in use on the Northeast Corridor (NEC).





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First responders from nine states took part in a Norfolk Southern-sponsored crude-by-rail emergency response class recently at the Association of American Railroads’ Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC) in Pueblo, Colo.


A new streetcar line in Tucson, Ariz., will significantly improve transit options for thousands of area residents and connect major activity centers in downtown Tucson with health care facilities, the University of Arizona and other regional attractions, local and federal authorities contend.


Norfolk Southern Corp. has earned a place on Inbound Logistics’ 2014 75 Green Supply Chain Partners list in recognition of sustainable supply chain, logistics, and transportation practices.

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Descendants of a participant in the Civil War’s Great Locomotive Chase on Saturday donated a 110-year-old Medal of Honor to the Southern Museum.


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The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway has been ferrying tourists and railfans between Blue Ridge, Ga., and the Georgia-Tennessee state line since 1998. The heritage railroad train departs from the historic 1906 Louisville & Nashville Railroad depot in downtown Blue Ridge and treks northward for an hour, providing riders with a beautiful view of the scenic North Georgia landscape.


The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway has been ferrying tourists and railfans between Blue Ridge, Ga., and the Georgia-Tennessee state line since 1998. The heritage railroad train departs from the historic 1906 Louisville & Nashville Railroad depot in downtown Blue Ridge and treks northward for an hour, providing riders with a beautiful view of the scenic North Georgia landscape.

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The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway has been ferrying tourists and railfans between Blue Ridge, Ga., and the Georgia-Tennessee state line since 1998. The heritage railroad train departs from the historic 1906 Louisville & Nashville Railroad depot in downtown Blue Ridge and treks northward for an hour, providing riders with a beautiful view of the scenic North Georgia landscape.


All photos taken April 6, 2012, in Marietta, Ga.


All photos taken Dec. 27, 2013, in Kennesaw, Georgia

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