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Residual Commuter Rail Delays Expected After Signal Problem Near South Station

BOSTON (CBS) – Commuter rail riders faced headaches Friday morning due to a power issue South Station.

According to Keolis, the company that recently took over commuter rail operations, a power failure occurred at Amtrak’s main switching center around 6 a.m. 195 more words


An Ambitious Plan for Regional Rail in Downtown Chicago

So I was going to save this post for later as part of a series on Chicago transit (good stuff coming!), but I set off an enthusiastic discussion on Twitter this afternoon about the concept of using a little tunneling to through-route regional rail and high-speed trains through downtown Chicago: 1,010 more words

Keolis Taking Over Operation Of MBTA Commuter Rail From MBCR

BOSTON (CBS) – The start of a new month Tuesday also means a new operator for the MBTA’s commuter rail.

Commuters won’t notice a difference immediately but Keolis Commuter Services is taking over from Mass Bay Commuter Rail Co. 247 more words


Denver's East Rail Line Makes Progress

DENVER (CBS4)- The East Rail Line construction that will connect Denver’s Union Station to Denver International Airport is making progress.

Construction crews are laying 23 miles of new track to carry a commuter rail trains that are heavier, faster and can carry more passengers than traditional light rail. 302 more words


Governor Asks U.S. to Help End Philly Transit Strike

PHILADELPHIA — Gov. Tom Corbett asked President Barack Obama on Saturday to intervene in a commuter rail strike in the nation’s sixth-largest metropolitan area and force union workers to return to their jobs. 580 more words


The Megabus Hour

My standard departure hour from work is about 6 p.m. or so, which happens to coincide with the time that the Megabus coaches roll through downtown Columbus.  283 more words


Viña del Mar Station Entrance Finally Painted

…It just took them 9 years.

The new Valparaíso Metro, a S-Bahn-like service, was inaugurated in November 2005. Formerly a ‘common’ railway, it was converted into this modern service with a state-of-the-art system and rolling stock, the latter freshly produced back then by… 35 more words