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Roanoke Tracks

Roanoke Virginia’s history has been tied to trains since the 1850s, with Passenger Rail Service returning in October of 2017.

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Fix Rails to Make Travel Great Again

About 10 days ago, I found on Facebook a photograph taken in 1953 that perfectly captured what travel and big cities were like in those days. 845 more words

Canadian Commuter Rail Summary 2017

It’s that time of year again, where I scan through all the commuter rail timetables in Canada, to see how the the fastest-growing motorized transport mode is doing. 439 more words

Passenger Rail

Why It Took So Long To Build "The Q" in Downtown Moline

We are just weeks away from the opening of The Q in downtown Moline.

The $37 million project is about seven years in the making and is getting ready to open to the public in January 2018, along with the Element Hotel. 326 more words


Crash by Design: Amtrak Cascades train crash could have been avoided

The derailment in Washington killing 3 passengers and injuring over 100 passengers was devastating, but not unprecedented. The Talgo rail cars involved in the crash were of the same Spanish design as that of the… 415 more words


What needs to happen to bring passenger rail back to the QC by 2019

We may be just one year away from passenger rail returning to the Quad Cities.

On Thursday, December 14th, Moline’s Director of Planning and Development, Ray Forsythe, gave an update on the project when he appeared live on WQAD News 8’s Good Morning Quad Cities. 166 more words


Why Is New Hampshire So Passenger Rail Adverse?

Five of New England’s six states have taken a very proactive approach to public transportation. In particular, they have all embraced the idea of upgrading their existing passenger rail lines with an eye towards expanding them. 664 more words