Keep up to date on the latest light rail, rapid transit, commuter, and long-distance passenger rail news from coast to coast.
August 25, 2017
The long-anticipated Sonora-Marin Area Rail Transit commuter rail made its debut on August 25, with full service beginning the following day.
August 23, 2017
Two SEPTA Norristown High-Speed Line trains collided at 69th Street terminal on August 22, injuring 33.
July 24, 2017
Connecticut DOT has chosen TransitAmerica Services and Alternate Concepts to be the operators of the new Harford Line service between New Haven, Conn., and Springfield, Mass.
July 12, 2017
Working for 18 months without a contract, the Chicago Transit Authority workers represented by Amalgamated Transit Union Local 308 voted to strike in response to failed negotiations.
July 3, 2017
Only minor injuries reported when an Amtrak Cascades train derailed Sunday afternoon near Steilacoom, Wash.
June 9, 2017
VIA Rail’s remote services between Winnipeg and Churchill, Man., have been suspended since May 23 due to extreme flood damage along the Hudson Bay Railway.
May 16, 2017
First announced in 2015, ground was broken this week for a new station at Hamilton Springs on the Music City Star commuter rail line in Tennessee.
May 13, 2017
The 3.3 mile long QLINE light rail line in Detroit debuted on Friday, May 12, with curious riders packing cars all weekend.
April 21, 2017
Metra and Union Pacific Railroad broke ground today on a $100 million project to remove two critical bottlenecks along the UP West Line.
April 21, 2017
According to local news reports, the selection committee announced their choice of a downtown location for Buffalo’s new Amtrak station, located not far from the existing facility at Exchange Street.