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THE Northeast Corridor Commission submitted two reports to Congress on May 3 detailing short-and-long-term capital investment needs totalling around $38bn for the 735km line from Boston to New York, Philadelphia…
SIEMENS confirmed on April 18 that the first SC-44 Charger diesel-electric passenger locomotives for California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin revenue testing on the Sacramento - Oakland - San…
A Siemens SC-44 Charger locomotive has arrived in the US state of Washington for certification testing on Amtrak’s Cascades Corridor, which links Eugene with Portland, Seattle and Vancouver.
THE appointment of Mr Wick Moorman as president and CEO of Amtrak last September was greeted with enthusiasm from across the North American railway industry, bringing more than 40 years…
THE US Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced on December 16 that it has agreed a $US 499.4m federal to help fund Fort Worth Transportation Authority’s (FWTA) $US…
AMTRAK achieved a record for unaudited ticket sales for the 2016 fiscal year, which ended on September 30, of $US 2.14bn which is $US 12m more than in 2015.
NEW YORK state governor Mr Andrew Cuomo unveiled plans on September 27 for a $US 1.6bn project to redevelop the James A Farley post office as New York City’s future…
AMTRAK announced on August 26 that it has awarded Alstom a contract to supply 28 high-speed trains for the Washington DC - New York - Boston Northeast Corridor (NEC), which…
CANADIAN pension fund Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) Infra has reached an agreement with Canadian National Railway (CN) to purchase infrastructure for its planned 67km Metropolitan Electric…
AMTRAK, the US long-distance passenger train operator, has appointed Mr Wick Moorman to succeed Mr Joe Boardman as president and CEO with effect from September 1.
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