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MBTA’s Prototype HSP-46 to Test in Erie, PA…

MBTA’s Prototype HSP-46 to Test in Erie, PA…

BOSTON, MA - July 11, 2013 - The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's prototype Motive Power Industries HSP-46 locomotive has been released from the Boise, Idaho MPI plant is now enroute…

Amtrak to Trial Bike Service on Vermonter Route…

MONTPELIER, VT - July 11, 2013 - In mid-July, Amtrak is inviting 44 bicyclists to roll their bikes on and travel at no charge northbound on Amtrak's Vermonter. The train…

VIA Equips Ocean Train with Wi-Fi Service…

MONTREAL, QC - July 11, 2013 - As of June 15, VIA Rail's long-haul train, the Ocean, has been equipped with the same Wi-Fi available to passengers on the Québec…

NS Trio of Wednesday Derailments, Two Caused by Wind…

PORTAGE, PA/MELBERN, OH/ATTICA, OH - July 11, 2013 - On Wednesday afternoon, a pair of Norfolk Southern derailments disrupted the Chicago to Harrisburg mainline and a third tied up the…

Catskill Mountain RR Trip Benefits Empire State Museum…

KINGSTON, NY - July 10, 2013 - The Catskill Mountain Railroad reports that on Saturday it will host a benefit for the Empire State Railway Museum in Phoenicia, donating half…

NS Files to Abandon 14.9 miles of Great Walton RR…

COVINGTON, GA - July 10, 2013 - Norfolk Southern has filed a notice with the Surface Transportation Board last week to abandon its 14.9-mile portion of the Great Walton Railroad line…

D&H “Heritage Unit” Heading for Red Paint…

MONTREAL, QC - July 10, 2013 - Canadian Pacific Railway has sent the Delaware & Hudson 'heritage unit', GP38-2 7312, to National Railway Equipment in Silvis, Illinois, for rebuilding and…

VRS Dealing with Washouts, Mudslides; GMRC OOS…

BURLINGTON, VT - July 10, 2013 - Heavy rains are again forecast for the Green Mountain State (Vermont) on Wednesday, as crews are working to shore up hillsides and repair…

Amtrak Reports Highest Ever, Record June Ridership…

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 10, 2013 - Amtrak has reported that its June ridership was the highest ever for that month, up 1.7 percent over the previous record, set in…

MMA Chairman Visits Megantic; Criminal Investigation Launched…

LAC-MEGANTIC, QC - July 10, 2013 - MMA's Chairman, Ed Burkhardt, is slated to visit Lac-Megantic, Quebec today as Canadian authorities have opened a criminal investigation into the runaway train…