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Norwegian Train

We left Oslo via passenger rail.  We’re going all the way up to Bodo, via Trondheim.  It’s a long trip- starting at 4 pm, we’ll reach Trondheim just before midnight, then change trains and arrive in Bodo in the morning. 1,049 more words


Open Meetings Look For Input On Passenger Rail Train Routes

DETROIT (WWJ) – Your input is wanted about proposed new passenger rail service in Michigan connecting Detroit to Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Holland.

Liz Treutel, project manager for the rail study,  says Monday night’s meeting is at 6 o’clock at the Rapid in Grand Rapids. 126 more words


Planning for Passenger Rail in Santa Cruz

Last Thursday the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission presented the results of a feasibility study evaluating the potential for passenger rail service along the now publicly owned rail line. 836 more words


Should Amtrak be privatized?

The politics started before the smoke was clear. One day after the May 12th crash of Amtrak Train 188, House Republicans voted to cut about a fifth of the rail operator’s budget, over protest from Democrats who claimed that tight-fisted funding was to blame for the crash. 535 more words


Round 1 Public Meetings for Coast-to-Coast Passenger Rail Study: June 9-22

Public meetings will take place along the rail corridor of the proposed passenger rail service between Michigan’s freshwater coasts known as the Detroit – Holland Passenger Rail Ridership and Cost Estimate Study, or simply the Coast-to-Coast Passenger Rail Study. 344 more words

Transport to O'Hare: It's a puzzle, just put the pieces together

In the bowels of Block 37, right along State Street in the center of the Loop, is a tomb for former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley’s dream of ultra-fast express trains to O’Hare International Airport. 1,830 more words


Why America Needs Cool Trains Again

The predictable response of certain politicians to Amtrak’s recent derailment: strip the program of funds yet again. This isn’t the way. America needs cool trains again. 689 more words