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CDOT Commuter Locomotives To Be Overhauled

MT. VERNON, Ill. — National Railway Equipment will overhaul six Connecticut Department of Transportation GP40-2H locomotives, according to an NRE press release.

The release states that NRE will produce over 90 percent of the locomotive content in house. 199 more words

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Bubba Around

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                        Bubba hasn’t been on a trip in quite a while.  At least I haven’t helped him write about one in quite a while.  381 more words

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Many Opponents to AMTRAK Scheme To Bypass Southeastern Connecticut Towns

Opposition to the proposed Amtrak bypass through southeastern Connecticut is more than bipartisan: It has become multi-partisan.

A recent statement warning that bullet-train tracks would erode New London’s tax base and damage historic sites was co-signed by the leaders of New London’s Republican, Democratic and Green parties. 301 more words

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The eyes of NYC will focus on critical L train repairs

The shutdown of the L train’s East River tunnel will be painful for commuters no matter how long it lasts.

But the MTA has to find ways to limit the pain and make sure the project doesn’t run into any delays like those that have affected other large public transit efforts, notably the Second Avenue subway. 278 more words

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2 trains clip each other in busy New York City station

NEW YORK (AP) — Passengers say two trains clipped each other during the morning rush at New York City’s Penn Station.

The minor collision involved an… 122 more words

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A Second Avenue Stare

Dear Diary

Once upon a time Second Avenue in the City was clogged with construction. You know: stores closed, pedestrians confused. Well, it took 100 years to build the 2d Avenue Subway. 81 more words

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Amtrak to Chicago: Advocates hope train service can grow from limited options Cincinnati has now

CINCINNATI — It’s the last remaining portion of Union Terminal’s original use, but many today don’t even know it’s there.

Tucked behind the now under-construction Cincinnati Museum Center is the city’s access point to Amtrak, the country’s primary regional and long-distance passenger railroad service. 69 more words

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