Keep up to date on the latest light rail, rapid transit, commuter, and long-distance passenger rail news from coast to coast.
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.
February 1, 2021
NJ Transit, Metro-North was suspending all services and Amtrak was reducing service up and down the Northeast.
January 18, 2021
American Public Transportation Association applauded the plan by president-elect Joe Biden to give transit agencies $20 billion.
January 14, 2021
Metra’s new bi-levels will replace gallery cars that date back to the mid-20th century.
November 25, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect passenger train services in Canada, New York City, and San Francisco.
November 5, 2020
Metra will introduce its first Bike Car, answering the call from bike enthusiasts to have more room for bicycles on its trains.