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Amtrak trains speed up in Midwest; $7B plan to be unveiled in D.C.
Amtrak trains speed up in Midwest; $7B plan to be unveiled in D.C.Amtrak trains in the Midwest are the first outside of the Northeast Corridor to move at triple-digit speeds. By 2016, they'll move at up to 110 mph over much of the Chicago-Detroit and Chicago-St. Louis routes. "A few years...
Amtrak $32.7M upgrade in Florida
 Amtrak touts more efficient service with $32.7M upgrade in Fla.A $32.7 million project at an Amtrak maintenance facility in Hialeah, Fla., is expected to provide more efficient maintenance and service for equipment used for long-distance routes, according to Amtrak. "The upgrade provides...
New Bridge Will Add Capacity and Is Designed to Reduce Delays for Amtrak Missouri River Runner Train
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, representatives of the Missouri Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Union Pacific Railroad and Amtrak officially broke ground for a new $20 million, 1,200-foot railroad bridge across the Osage River that will add capacity and is designed to...
UP to upgrade tracks on Chicago-St Louis route for Amtrak HSR service
 UP to upgrade tracks on Chicago-St. Louis route for Amtrak HSR serviceUnion Pacific is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation to enhance the Chicago-St. Louis corridor to accommodate future high-speed Amtrak service. Construction will start April 16, and work includes new...
Norfolk Southern yard expansion in Chesapeake, Va, for Amtrak line
NS plans yard expansion in Chesapeake, Va., for Amtrak lineNorfolk Southern plans to develop its Portlock Rail Yard in Chesapeake, Va., for the proposed Amtrak passenger trains as part of the state-sponsored infrastructure enhancements. Construction is expected to start late this year, according...
Amtrak sets agenda -- will upgrade tracks, build electric locomotives
Amtrak sets agenda -- will upgrade tracks, build electric locomotivesAmtrak plans to spend $764 million to build 70 new electric locomotives and 130 long-distance rail cars to strengthen its fleet and show "commitment to long-distance service," particularly in the Northeast Corridor, according to...
Mixed bag for Amtrak 2012 funding
WASHINGTON — Amtrak funding for fiscal year 2012, which began Oct. 1, is about to be finalized following partisan debate and delay – and the result is mixed.House and Senate negotiators have agreed to provide Amtrak with $1.42 billion for FY 2012, or $64 million less than Amtrak received in...
Update on Amtrak negotiations
Amtrak General Chairperson Dirk Sampson (GO 769), issued the following update on wage, benefits and work rules negotiations with Amtrak:“In continuing contract talks with Amtrak, we are striving to obtain an equitable agreement for our members.“We recently sent a letter to Amtrak President...
Amtrak reaches 100 mile track leasing agreement with CSX
Amtrak reaches 100-mile track leasing agreement with CSXAmtrak has reached a deal to lease about 100 miles of a CSX rail line between Poughkeepsie and Schenectady, N.Y. The agreement is slated to be effective in early 2012. CSX is "pleased" with the "agreement that is expected to greatly enhance...
2011 Brunel Awards International Railway Design Competition
AAR, UIC, C4IDT confer Brunel Award to Amtrak station in Del.Winners of the 2011 Brunel Awards International Railway Design Competition were honored on Friday in Washington, D.C. The Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Railroad Station in Wilmington, Del., was one of the winners and was recognized for...

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