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Trains: They Bring Us Together

As the Munich bound train from Venice neared the Brenner Pass and the Austrian border, I could tell the woman across from me was growing nervous. 962 more words


Railroad Association Denies Smart Train Cyber Vulnerabilities

Railroad industry representatives are disputing a recent claim that its network security practices are inadequate.

In the Boston Review last week, writer Bryce Emley argued… 521 more words


Even Fortress Capital Can’t Privately Fund Passenger Rail

The passenger rail project All Aboard Florida (AAF) was granted a one-year extension last week on its effort to raise $1.75 billion to build a passenger train between Miami and Orlando. 453 more words


Amtrak Trains Rolling Again In Missouri

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Passenger rail service between St. Louis and Kansas City is operating again, now that flood waters have subsided.

Amtrak officials say the service resumed four days after high water that reached the tracks at some locations forced the passenger service to be halted. 43 more words


Amtrak Ridership Drops In Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)- Amtrak says that its passenger numbers in Illinois fell to about 1.3 million in the latest fiscal year, or a decline of about 4 percent. 106 more words


Size and Perception: Is the US really too big for high-speed rail?

A nifty website allowing users to pick a city in Europe and then see how far one can get from there by rail within a day made the rounds online recently. 3,412 more words


It Is Time to Expand AMTRAK

During the first half of the 20th Century, Americans could travel virtually anywhere by train.  But as early as the 1920s, the American automobile was making inroads on travel by rail.  1,866 more words