Keep up to date on the latest light rail, rapid transit, commuter, and long-distance passenger rail news from coast to coast.
August 26, 2021
Detroit’s streetcar service was closed in March 2020 due to the pandemic and will operate free for passengers starting September 27.
August 24, 2021
On August 24, local leaders took the first-ever ride on the UC San Diego Blue Line
August 6, 2021
Amtrak alleged that CSX and Norfolk Southern were dragging their feet and preventing it from resuming service east of New Orleans.
June 29, 2021
The Blue Line Trolley extends the system from the U.S./Mexico border all the way north to the University community.
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.