The United States has yet to fully embrace passenger rail as a way to curb traffic despite rail's success in other countries, an Amtrak official told a U.S. Senate subcommittee this week.
Amtrak’s $227 million operating loss in Fiscal Year is the railroad’s lowest since 1973, the railroad said.
By the end of 2014, the nation's major freight railroads will have hired 45,000 people since 2012, including an estimated 9,900 men and women with military service, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Clayton County residents earlier this month voted in favor of joining MARTA, the first county to join the transit system since its inception more than 40 years ago.
The number of people who took Amtrak in Fiscal Year 2014 increased 0.2 percent from a year earlier while
Association of American Railroads (AAR) President and CEO Edward R. Hamberger told the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation last week that the nation’s freight rail industry is a key enabler of America’s economic revival, thanks to today’s balanced regulatory framework.
The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History has received the extensive railroad collection of the late Col. James G. Bogle.
As fall weather arrives, Union Pacific Railroad is urging professional photographers to refrain from taking photographs of sports teams, high school seniors, wedding parties and other subjects on or near train tracks or trestles.
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).
MARTA is adding more rail cars to its Red and Gold line trains as part of ongoing transit system improvements that have recently included more frequent service and shorter customer wait times, the agency announced.