Results from recent polls on behalf of the OneRail Coalition and the Association of American Railroads, show that Americans continue to support the development of passenger rail travel and the importance of rail freight in reducing the transportation sector’s impact on climate change.
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The California High-Speed Rail Authority has issued a Revised Notice of Preparation (NOP) and a Revised Notice of Intent (NOI) for the 30-mile Los Angeles to Anaheim project section.
According to its FY2019 Sustainability Report, Amtrak has achieved all energy, fuel, recycling and emissions targets.
Skanska is to rehabilitate and restore Amtrak maintenance facilities for the Next Generation Acela high-speed rail service in Washington, D.C., Boston, and New York, USA.
Over $1 billion in funding from the U.S. CARES Act will be made available to Amtrak to limit the impact of COVID-19 on the railroad.
OneRail's new COVID-19 landing page aims to share information from its members about how they are managing during this global crisis.
A new rule has been proposed by the FRA to measure the performance and service quality of Amtrak's intercity passenger train operations.
William will begin in the role from 15 April 2020, with Amtrak's current CEO, Richard Anderson, staying with the company as senior adviser to the new CEO.
The announcement featured the names of OneRail Coalition's first board of directors, as well as the completion of its restructure.
The first trainset of Amtrak's new 28-train Acela fleet will undergo testing in preparation for service throughout the Northeast Corridor in 2021.
The production of Amtrak's new Acela trains has created over 1,000 jobs and is boosting businesses across 27 states.
Amtrak is claiming improved safety and enhanced passenger experience are the drivers for its record number of customers.
Steve Predmore will succeed Ken Hylander in the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Safety Officer for Amtrak in November 2019.
Expected to enter service from 2020, the new rolling stock will increase seating capacity and improve accessibility for disabled passengers.
Detective Eric Gunderson of the Washington State Patrol led the accident reconstruction phase of the Amtrak passenger train derailment near DuPont, Washington, United States in 2017. In this interview he explains how using laser scanners and drones played a huge part in the accident investigation process.