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Most Amtrak Long-Distance Trains Will Arrrive, Depart Chicago on Monday, Thursday, Saturday

Most of Amtrak’s long-distance trains will arrive and depart Chicago on Monday, Thursday and Saturday, thus enabling same-day connections on those days between Amtrak’s western and eastern long-distance trains once they move to tri-weekly operation in October. 422 more words

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CSX Santa Train Suspended for 2020

CSX has suspended its annual Santa Train through Appalachia this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Instead Santa will deliver gifts to the region at more than a dozen designated Food Giant grocery stores using a drive-through process… 202 more words

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Ceremony Marks EBT Reopening

A ceremony held Thursday (Aug. 13) marked the reopening of the East Broad Top Railroad in Pennsylvania.

It was the third time that the narrow gauge tourist line has reopened and was highlighted by Millie Kovalchick Linsky breaking a bottle of white grape juice on the coupler of 2-8-2 No. 182 more words

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BNSF Unveils 25th Anniversary Locomotive

BNSF will celebrate its 25th anniversary on 10 locomotives but its first such unit will not feature a retro livery.

The Class 1 carrier on its Facebook page showed off GE ES44AC No. 46 more words

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Amtrak Completes PTC Installation

Amtrak said this week that is has now completed installation of positive train control on 898 miles of track that it owns as well as all of its locomotives. 76 more words

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ORDC Wants to Help Rebuild ex-B&O Line

The Ohio Rail Development Commission has proposed helping an Ohio town build 30 miles of rail line that it owns.

The line extends from Greenfield, which owns the track, to Midland City and runs through Highland and Clinton counties. 129 more words

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Intermodal Ticked Up Last Week

Rail traffic took another step toward recovery last week when intermodal traffic rose above 2019 levels for the same period of 2019.

The Association of American Railroads said that for the week ending Aug. 188 more words

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