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.
The planned 72-hour tube strike has been canceled.
A 72-hour Tube strike is set to commence Monday evening, a week after workers walked out over a plan to shutter ticket booths.
A 72-hour tube strike is set to commence Monday evening, according to published reports.
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.
Amtrak wants federal taxpayers to pony up 16 percent more in funding for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2015, according to a new request from the railroad. For the fiscal year, which starts Oct. 1, the railroad is asking for $1.62 billion in federal support. Amtrak received approximately $1.4 billion from in federal funds for the current fiscal year.