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July 2019 North American Transborder Freight Numbers
Transborder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in July 2019: Total Transborder Freight:...
State DOTs Gearing Up For Annual Rail Safety Week Campaign
National rail safety education nonprofit Operation Lifesaver, Inc. and Operation Lifesaver Canada are holding the annual Rail Safety Week...
High Speed Rail Continues its Slow Speed Move Toward Construction
HOUSTON/DALLAS (Covering Katy News) - Developers of a proposed high speed train from Houston to Dallas are reporting two recent...
Federal action pushes Texas bullet train project toward fruition
A proposed high-speed railway would transport passengers from Northwest Houston to downtown Dallas in about 90 minutes. Taking the United...
Is Intermodal Rail Stalling?
Intermodal rail—a transportation mode choice that was to take trucks off the road—is slowing down. Where is it heading? Over several...
U.S. Cities Play Catch-Up on High-Speed Rail
“THIS IS THE reinvention of train travel in America,” Patrick Goddard, a dapper Irishman and the president of Virgin Trains USA, declared...
Maglev Technology: The Force Is (Very) Strong With This One
Maglevs: How Do They Work? As noted by Railway Technology, maglev got its start in the 1940s with British electrical engineer Eric...
Texas Lawmakers Trying to Resurrect the Push for San Antonio-Austin Passenger Rail
Some Texas lawmakers are looking to resurrect the decades-old idea of a passenger rail line connecting San Antonio and Austin. In late...
Has Amtrak placed itself in jeopardy?
AMTRAK was set up in 1971 as a quasi-public corporation to save the US inter-city passenger industry from extinction following two...
Rail Between San Antonio, Austin Could Be Back on the Table
A coalition of San Antonio and Austin state representatives has asked the House Transportation Committee chair to study the possibility...