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A train at what price?

“Sleeper trains occupy a romantic corner of travellers’ souls,” ‘B. R.’ wrote in The Economist‘s travel-related ‘Gulliver’ blog this past week. “But we are not quite fond enough of them, it seems, actually to ride them.” 546 more words


End the Crescent and the Sunset Limited

Well, maybe not end them, per se.

The Sunset Limited is one of Amtrak’s coolest routes, but it’s one of the most disappointing as well. Running from L.A. 507 more words


The Proud Mary: St. Louis - New Orleans

I’ve been inspired to come up with this blog after I read the Brookings Report on Amtrak, which stresses that a whopping 83% of rail passengers ride intercity routes that run 400 miles or less. 649 more words


“BC on the Move” Online Survey Closes Soon

The BC Government’s online survey for its latest 10 year transportation plan closes on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014.

Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone announced the next… 109 more words

Inter-city Rail

Reflections and Expectations: There's Always Next Year

A month and a half has passed since I moved to the Bay Area from L.A. in hopes of getting my career back on track. 460 more words

Reflections & Expectations

Progressive Railroading's Passenger Rail at a Glance 2014

Progressive Railroading has put together a great “yearbook

North American transit agencies are investing in passenger rail at a steady clip. From New York to Denver, Los Angeles to Toronto, Dallas to Chicago, and many cities in between, projects are under way or scheduled to begin soon that will increase reliability, add service and/or enhance safety. 219 more words



A new multi-media exhibition that explores history thru railway culture at the Algoma Art Gallery in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, will open November 7th in tandem with a panel discussion about passenger rail in the region. 547 more words