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Brightline Train Passenger Shells Complete

January 26, 2016 - in Construction, Rail

Sacramento, Calif., Jan. 26, 2016—Brightline and Siemens announced today that the first stainless steel passenger coach car shell for the new train service has been completed, reaching a major milestone in the construction of the trains. More than 70 employees…

Northern Lights Express Passenger Rail Project Cuts Costs

December 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Rail

DULUTH, Minn.—A project price tag cut nearly in half is the big news coming out of a news conference today with the Minneapolis-Duluth/Superior Passenger…

The Port Authority Advances the Effort to Build the Trans-Hudson Passenger Rail Tunnel Project

December 15, 2015 - in Planning, Projects, Rail

The Port Authority Board of Commissioners  agreed to partner with the federal government in the development of the vital Gateway Tunnel Project by creating…

VIA Rail Pledges to Take Action on Climate Change

November 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Rail

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 30, 2015—VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) joined 65 members of the International Union of Railways (UIC), in Paris (France), in committing to take strong action to support international goals (COP 21) to limit climate change by reducing its carbon…

Initial Capitol Corridor Rail Study Results Show Substantial Economic Impact for New Hampshire

November 24, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Planning, Rail, Transportation

Nashua, NH – Preliminary results of the two-year study on the expansion of passenger rail service along the 73 mile stretch from Boston to Concord known as the NH Capitol Corridor are in - and the benefits to New Hampshire’s economy are significant. According…