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THE Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) Railroad Safety Advisory Committee (RSAC) has voted unanimously in favour of implementing new crashworthiness standards for high-speed trains that will operate in the United States.
AMTRAK is planning to formally request revisions to United States Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) safety standards to facilitate the introduction of standard lightweight high-speed trains, a move US rail advocates…
Amtrak's revised vision for the Northeast Corridor calls for bold investments of $US 110bn to improve existing infrastructure and to construct a new dedicated high-speed line over the next 30…
THE United States Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a $US 551m Request for Proposals (RFP) for 130 new "standardised" double-deck coaches for use on Amtrak's inter-city routes in California,…
The deadline for the network-wide deployment of Positive Train Control (PTC) in the United States is now less than four years away. Kevin Smith examines the current status of this…
THE United States Congress voted on November 17 to abolish all funding for high-speed rail projects this year, but with $US 10.1bn already distributed to states, work will continue on…