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The difference between the NEC and other regional corridor services.

M.E. Singer opinion from California Rail News

The premise of regionalization of passenger rail should be incorporated to ensure the viability of any national infrastructure program in the US. 419 more words

Trains

Make New York the Turning Point of History

The rapid escalation of tensions between the United States and Russia over the past few days’ developments in Syria has brought the entire planet into a very dangerous, delicate situation. 546 more words

LPAC

New York "Summer of Hell" Chaos Looms — No Piecemeal Approach Will Work: USA Must Enter a New Paradigm

One set of wheels on a southbound 1 train derailed at 5:48 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, just south of the 125 St station. Photo: MTA New York City Transit / Marc A. 934 more words

LPAC

(Belatedly) speaking truth unto trainspotters

At Bauer’s “National Rail Conference” today (15 June 2017) the ‘moderator’ is Steve Norris, and the ‘keynote speaker’ is HS2 Ltd chairman David Higgins.

Would that be the same Steve Norris who helped run the incompetent and now-defunct track maintenance company, Jarvis? 111 more words

HS2

Judge Allows Funding From Greenhouse Gas Program For California Bullet Train

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California regulators did not abuse their discretion when they decided to pay for the state’s high-speed rail project with money from a greenhouse gas emissions program, a Sacramento County judge said in a ruling made final on Monday. 334 more words

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FRA Wants Guidance on High-Speed Rail Rules

The Federal Railroad Administration is seeking guidance from the White House before it issues standards for high-speed rail lines.

The FRA has been working on the rules for several months but has held them back because of a Trump administration requirement that agencies eliminate two regulations for every new regulation that they issue. 213 more words

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LATimes writer appears sad: Caltrain gets Federal funding.

A political battle over California’s bullet train has ended with the release of money – LA Times

The electrification project is supposed to increase passenger capacity, reduce travel time and cut diesel emissions on the 50-mile route from San Jose to San Francisco.

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