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High hopes for a return of the BC Passenger Rail

To help rural and bigger communities alike, people are urging for the passenger rail service along the Canadian Pacific Railway to return back on its tracks. 681 more words

Moline is Preparing for an Economic Boom

The future is exciting in Moline.

That’s the word from Ray Forsythe, Planning and Development Director of the City of Moline, who sat down with Storm Track 8 Meteorologist Eric Sorensen on Thursday, February 9th, 2017 during Good Morning Quad Cities’ new “Breakfast With” segment. 889 more words


This Country's Passenger Rail Network Is Now 100% Wind-Powered

It’s a cliché that traveling by rail is more environmentally friendly than by car, but the Netherlands is taking things to extremes.

Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS), the company that operates all of the mainline services and most secondary lines in the country, said earlier this week that all of the electricity consumed by its services is now accounted for by wind energy. 159 more words


Canadian Commuter Rail Summary 2016

Over the past couple years, I’ve been making year-end summaries of all the commuter rail lines in Canada, identifying changes and trends.  So here is a look back at the year 2016 in Canadian commuter rail. 494 more words

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Earlier this Fall, USA TODAY ranked train trips in the United States and the state of Colorado finds itself listed as either the home to or part of four journeys in that list’s Top Ten. 658 more words


Michigan Officials Reviewing Options After Voters Narrowly Defeated Tax Plan for Commuter Rail

The Southeast Michigan Regional Transit Authority it examining its options after voters earlier this month narrowly defeated a tax increase that would have funded an expansion of service, including a Detroit-Ann Arbor commuter rail line. 229 more words

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Geneseo "more optimistic than ever" about passenger rail's return

GENESEO, Illinois — Just a few steps from Geneseo’s train tracks, a railroad-themed business, The Local Motive, serves coffee and conversations about the return of passenger rail service. 284 more words