Keep up to date on the latest light rail, rapid transit, commuter, and long-distance passenger rail news from coast to coast.
June 6, 2021
Additional Bay Head-Long Branch weekend shuttles are being restored for the summer and weekend service is back on the Gladstone Branch
May 18, 2021
The modernization effort will greatly improve accessibility with high-level platforms and elevators at the NJ Transit station.
April 21, 2021
Metra’s Board of Directors approved a plan on Wednesday to convert three old F40PH-3s to battery power.
April 8, 2021
Amtrak trains have not run in Vermont since March 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic first arrived.
April 2, 2021
As President Biden announces his long-awaited infrastructure plan, Amtrak releases a vision to grow the network in 15 years.
April 1, 2021
White River Productions has acquired Diesel Era from Withers Publishing, naming Tony Cook as the new editor of the quarterly publication.
March 17, 2021
Amtrak told the U.S. Surface Transportation Board it wants to begin service between New Orleans and Mobile, Ala., on Jan. 1, 2022.
March 8, 2021
After being closed for nearly a year, New Mexico Rail Runner resumed operations on March 8.
February 25, 2021
Amtrak service was suspended east of New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina.
February 11, 2021
Amtrak would receive up to $1.5 billion as part of the next round of COVID-19 funding.