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Follow train travel news and features from the USA, Canada and worldwide. Photo: Amtrak's Winter Park Express will return to the slopes this winter, Denver, Colorado. © Amtrak

Denver ski train returning... DFW proj digging in... Japan readies new bullet... more

Denver to Winter Park ski train returning for 2016-17 []

Construction on Rail Line Linking Fort Worth to DFW Airport Begins Soon []

JR Tokai designs new bullet train to reign 'supreme' abroad []

Québec City's historic train station marks centennial []

Detroit: M-1 Rail to begin QLine streetcar testing with specialized 'speeder' vehicle []

A new era of leadership for Amtrak []

Another Step Closer to High Speed Rail From Houston to Dallas? []

Boston: No Acela to NYC? Amtrak suggests MBTA dispute threatens rail service []

Saudi Arabia's high-speed trains to connect holy sites []

NYC: This 1927 city subway map shows early transit plans []

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Photo: Double-deck trains will travel Israel's new Jerusalem-Tel Aviv fast line by 2018. © Bombardier

Jerusalem-TA line by '18... Milwaukee proj to start... Getting Detroit moving... more

First high-speed train from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv said to revolutionize travel []

Milwaukee: Streetcar construction to begin this fall []

Can Public Transit Get Detroit Moving Again? []

Vancouver: TransLink unveils the new Mark III SkyTrain []

Scotland's railways: to nationalise or not to nationalise, that is the question... []

Netherlands: New Den Haag Centraal Metro Station Opens To Public []

5 observations from European mass transit []

Rails remain, but Amtrak left Las Vegas with the Desert Wind []

New London Tube Service an Overnight Sensation []

Mumbai's 8 suburban railway stations get Wi-Fi services []

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Photo: RTA Music City Star train, Riverfront Station, Nashville, Tennessee. © Michael Ostertag | Flickr

Nashville targets rail growth... Italian bullet line tested... Australia looking up... more

Nashville transit plan proposes LRT and commuter rail expansion []

Italy: Testing begins on Treviglio - Brescia high speed line []

Could a driverless, elevated rail solve Australia's transport woes? []

Benin Plans To Get Railway Network Back On Track Linking 5 African Countries []

Here's how US regional transit agencies impede the development of public transport []

Canada: Via Rail may offer $5 fares for 'Highway of Tears' route []

Cincinnati Streetcar becomes Cincinnati Bell Connector with naming rights sale []

Lausanne Railway Station Expansion, Switzerland []

Saudi Arabia to install 190 metro trains in the capital []

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Photo: Amtrak Lake Shore Limited, Buffalo-DePew Station, New York. © koborin | Flickr.

Amtrak names new CEO... How railways run... What about BRT?... more

Amtrak hires freight railroad veteran as CEO []

How railways are run around the world []

What is Bus Rapid Transit — and why doesn't every city want one? []

FRA Awards $25M in Grants for Positive Train Control Implementation []

Bad Trains, Explained []

San Francisco Wants You to Design Its Future Transit System []

Indian Railways is building the country's longest railway tunnel and tallest bridge in Manipur []

London Opens Up Long-Awaited 'Night Tube' Trains []

Curious Nashville: How We Got Left With A Nice Station And No Passenger Train []

Young Egyptians Are Leading Cairo's Transit Mapping Revolution []

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Photo: Illuminated Underground sign, Westminster Station, London, UK. © Gerard McGovern | Flickr.

London Tube goes 24-hour... Freight vs Amtrak... Florida's new approach... more

Countdown to a non-stop capital: London goes 24-hour []

Freight Railroads Fight New Rule for Amtrak Trains []

All Aboard Florida: a new approach for US passenger rail []

Uzbekistan completing high speed rail route between Tashkent and Bukhara []

Atlanta's Next Fleet of Trains Could Double as Streetcars []

Via Rail seeks private sector partnership for Toronto-Montreal upgrade []

LA: Metro wins grant to speed up Red, Purple Line service at Union Station []

New DART Service Starts August 29 for Oak Cliff, Downtown Dallas and Design District []

Amtrak Pet Program Expands to New York State []

State puts Sacramento's streetcar dreams back on track with $30 million grant []

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Rendering: Potential HS2 high-speed train design. © HS2 Ltd | GOV.UK

UK PM backs HS2 high-speed... LA rail lines linked... Norfolk's Tide hits 5... more

U.K.'s May 'Fully Committed' to $73 Billion High-Speed Rail Line []

$22 million tunnel opens, connecting Metro Orange Line with Red Line subway []

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Photo: New "China Standard" high-speed G8041 EMU train, China. © Xinhuanet

New China bullet rolls... Cheap London-Scot link?... Baltimore redo revs up... more

First self-developed bullet train launched in NE China []

A new low-fare train service between Edinburgh and London has been given the green light []

Amtrak laying the groundwork for Baltimore Penn Station overhaul []

How Hyperloop One Went Off the Rails []

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Sydney: End of the line []

China tightens smoking ban on trains: Violators caught twice are prohibited to purchase train tickets []

Wales: Ambitious plans to transform Cardiff Central Train Station still on track []

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Active Warning Signals Could Mean Fewer Pedestrian Deaths []

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Photo: Metro Transit Green Line light-rail train, UMN Station, Minneapolis, Minnesota. © Metro Transit | Flickr

Twin Cities transit best in US... Sydney laying track... Tex-Mex high-speed?... more

Twin Cities transit best in the U.S. for 2016 []

Track laying starts on Sydney light rail line []

High speed train will unite Mexico and the USA []

An Austin-San Antonio train? Possibilities exist beyond Lone Star Rail []

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Rendering: Hyperloop vacuum tube passenger transport. © ET3 Evacuated Tube Transport Technologies

Dubai eyes Hyperloop... Rail's economic potential... Eurostar strike ahead... more

Faster than a speeding jet: Dubai eyes Hyperloop-style system []

For a Better Economy, Add Commuter Rail? []

Eurostar staff announce August strikes []

The Simple Reason Why Two New Transit Projects Have Already Succeeded []

London: Night Tube to run this weekend ahead of official launch []

Glasgow Subway reopens after works delay []

Stockholm - Oslo ridership up 39% in a year []

Indian Railways explore running Maglev trains at 500 kmph speed []

Miami: Plans for Tri-Rail's downtown link on track []

Train To Nowhere []

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Photo: Amtrak Sprinter (Seimans ACS-64) at the Transportation Technology Center, Pueblo, Colorado. © Seimans

New locos cut Amtrak delays... San Antonio proj chokes... Holy rollers... more

Amtrak: New locomotives have cut delays nearly 25 percent []

San Antonio: Lone Star Rail on life support after board vote []

Holy rollers ride the rails []

This animated map shows how radically a high-speed train system would improve travel in the US []

Sonoma, California: SMART trains offer public test rides to gear up for rail line's debut []

Amtrak's Acela to run faster new trains on Washington to Boston route []

Three states see Southwest Chief renovations []

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Photo: Streetcar, H Street NE, Washington, D.C. © Mariordo | Wikimedia Commons

DC streetcar a hit... Bangkok Purple Line rolls... Europe's London gateway... more

D.C. Streetcar Tops 300,000 Rides []

Royal inauguration for Bangkok Purple Line []

St. Pancras International was London's Valentine to Europe []

LA: Expo Line doesn't have enough rail cars for its surging ridership []

Konkan Railway: An Incredible yet Little Known Indian Success Story []

Indonesia: High-speed railway secures nod []

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Photo: Amtrak Cardinal at station, Prince, West Virginia. © jpmueller99 | Flickr

Amtrak's overlooked role... NC looks to rail... China's September speedup... more

Outside of the Northeast, Amtrak plays an overlooked role in connecting communities []

Rail improvement projects a 'big part' of NC's travel future []

World's fastest bullet train to start operating next month in China []

Soon, you can travel from India to Myanmar by train! []

Cincinnati Streetcar is under budget []

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The Best Subway Stations In NYC []

NYC's Grand Central and the secrets it hides []

Dallas: Why the Second Downtown DART Line Should Be a Subway []

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$170M Baton Rouge tram project one step closer to reality []

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Photo: Amtrak Lake Shore Limited, Buffalo-DePew Station, New York. © koborin | Flickr.

Amtrak dodges a bullet... Deal on for Detroit... USA's best streetcar?... more

Amtrak passengers just dodged a major bullet []

Metro Detroit leaders reach deal on transit []

Did an American City Finally Build a Good Streetcar? []

China's bullet trains make five billion trips []

From Platform 0 to Platform 9?: The strange world of British Rail mathematics []

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Orlando: Another SunRail station to break ground []

Forget Talgo, India may soon "fly" on MagLev trains []

Miami-Dade Takes Another Approach to Funding Rail []

Online Game Challenges Players to Build a Better NYC Subway []

Indiana: Revenue rising on spruced-up Hoosier State train []

Screen doors installed in Beijing subway line 2 []

The Jezreel Valley Railway is coming back to life []

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Photo: Metro Line 4 opens in time for Rio's Olympics, Brazil. © Beto Barata | Rio 2016

Rio Olympic line opens... Worcester-Providence link?... Moscow's tiger train... more

Rio's long-delayed Olympic metro line opens in the nick of time []

Boston entrepreneur pursues inexpensive start-up Worcester-Providence train service []

Grrrrrowl! Moscow Metro Debuts Striped Train on International Tiger Day []

A passage of hope on India's hospital train []

Korea: Incheon opens metro Line 2 []

Commentary: Atlanta's Need For A Peachtree Streetcar []

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Chennai Metro Rail service to airport in 2 weeks []

Union Station's concourse could get a big facelift []

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Rendering: Hyperloop augmented reality (AR) windows will be adapted for Deutsche Bahn's Innovation Train. © Hyperloop Transportation Technologies

Germany plans Innovation Train... London line on track... Subway for Dallas?... more

Deutsche Bahn and Hyperloop TT to build 'Innovation Train' by 2018 []

London: TFL's futuristic Elizabeth Line trains take to the tracks []

DART eyeing different path for new downtown Dallas rail route as calls for subway mount []

Historic Hua Lamphong: Bangkok Railway Station turns 100 []

All Aboard! The Future of Railroads, Subways, and Smart Cities []

Israel Railways completes Haifa-Beit Shean line []

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What's missing from Tesla's new public transport plan []

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Rendering: Embark Oklahoma City Streetcar. © City of Oklahoma City

OKC streetcar preview... High-speed for Midwest?... Cali bullet faces snag... more

Oklahoma City's downtown streetcar logo and design unveiled []

Alt Transit: High Speed Rail for the Midwest []

New political and legal battle is shaping up for California bullet train []

NYC: PATH reaches ridership records []

A look at the new $43 million Niagara Falls train station []

A Radical, $150 Billion Plan for High-Speed Rail in Australia []

Will Texas Soon Be Home To The Fastest Train In The World? []

Evraz develops new high-speed rail for Russia []

Seattle Embraces Expanded Light-Rail System []

San Antonio is a step closer to a rail transit plan eight years in the making []

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Rendering: TGV Sud Europe Atlantique, France. © LISEA

French test TGV line... Infrastructure: left vs right... SA-Austin bullet eyed... more

Testing begins on TGV Sud Europe Atlantique []

USA: Both parties claim support for investing in infrastructure. But how will they do it? []

Texas: Research underway for SA to Austin 'bullet train' with 15-minute commute []

St. Louis: Testing on Loop Trolley to begin this fall []

Niagara Falls to unveil Amtrak station ahead of Amtrak lease signing []

Miami: Tri-Rail on Florida East Coast Railway tracks? []

Taipei Railway Station renovations completed after three years of work []

Inside the Oculus: A Look at the World Trade Center Transportation Hub []

Mobile joins coalition to support restoring passenger rail service to Gulf Coast []

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Photo: RTD B-Line (Westminster to Union Station), Denver, Colorado. © RTD | Denver Regional Transit District

Denver B-Line opens... Delhi-Mumbai tests in Aug... Chicago's strange train... more

Denver: B-Line from Westminster to Union Station opens to fanfare []

Talgo's Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani route trials to start on August 1 []

Chicago: The South Side's Strange Train []

Test running starts on Israel's Valley Line []

One of NYC's Busiest Subway Lines to Close for 18 Months []

Rail Advocates Praise Study Of Potential New England Expansion []

With a projected $1.5 million in annual ticket sales, an Amtrak stop is in the works for Pueblo []

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Rendering: Brightline train, Orlando-Miami, Florida © All Aboard Florida

Florida line JAX-bound?... Canada station upgrades... Amtrak mag launch... more

Florida: Brightline rail service may extend to Jacksonville []

Transport Canada to fund improvements for VIA Rail's stations, maintenance facilities []

Amtrak to launch magazine in re-branding effort []

Tanzania: Dar es Salam to Kigali Railway Projects secures funding []

Gov. Jerry Brown's best hope for high-speed rail? A Donald Trump presidency []

Houstin: Metro reviving possibility of U.S. 90A rail line []

NYC s fastest subway rider beats his own all-stations speed record []

Double-decker trains offer double joy New, high class trains begin Tbilisi-Batumi route []

UK: Seamless station-to-train wi-fi roaming goes live []

Discovering the secrets of Kyiv metro railway's night life []

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Photo: SNCF Night Train, Marseille-St-Charles Station, France. © J. N. | Flickr

French night trains axed?... New England plan OK'd... Miami station rising... more

End of the Line for France's Night Trains? []

FRA approves passenger rail blueprint for New England Rail Initiative []

Brightline marks progress on MiamiCentral transportation hub []

Chinese high speed network to double in latest master plan []

UK: Dover to Folkestone railway will reopen this autumn []

New York: Gov. Cuomo's U-Turn on Mass Transit []

Long-Awaited DART Train Finally Arrives at UNT Dallas Station []

Texas Thinks its High-Speed Rail Plans Will Win Where Others Have Hit Roadblocks []

China's Plan to Become High-Speed Rail Power in Southeast Asia on Track []

High-speed trains running on these five routes soon to be a reality []

Miami-Dade approves huge Metrorail station project so you can ditch your car []

Sometimes Pigeons Ride a Train Too []

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Photo: Eurostar train emerging from Eurotunnel portal, Folkestone, UK. © Eurotunnel

€25M Brexit hit for Eurostar... Feds pass on Tex proj... Auckland ridership up... more

Eurotunnel slashes earnings target by €25m after Brexit vote []

Federal board declines to oversee Houston-Dallas bullet train project []

Auckland's rail network adds millions of new passengers []

Beijing-Shanghai bullet train nets about $1 billion profit []

Toronto's Questionable Plan to Add a Single Subway Stop []

Dreamy, Colorful, Empty Subway Stations []

China rolls out first metro train for Lagos []

Design Smackdown | The Hyperloop VS The California High-Speed Rail []

Kolkata: First look of your future Metro []

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Photo: U Link light rail launch in March, Seattle, Washington. © Sound Transit

Seattle lovin' light rail... Singapore-KL bullet by '26... South Texas-OK line?... more

At last, Seattle loves its light rail []

Singapore-KL High Speed Rail targeted to start running by around 2026 []

South Texas-OK: Rapid growth along I-35 creates new passenger rail options []

Lithuanian Railways launches free Wi-Fi for Vilnius - Kaunas passengers []

A 1960s Cartoon Hilariously Mocks America's Car Obsession []

Hong Kong commuters on new railway extension could save 28 minutes []

Virginia Railway Express Shatters Ridership Records []

All Aboard Florida on track for construction to OIA []

Toronto council votes to move forward with Scarborough subway []

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Rendering: Next-generation MTA subway train and station, New York © Office of the Governor of New York

Future NYC subway preview... UK proj still on track... New locos for LA... more

Next-generation New York MTA R-211 cars previewed []

UK: HS2 rail project backed by new transport secretary []

LA: Metrolink unveils new locomotives that could help improve the region's air []

Portland, Oregon: America's Mass Transit Mecca []

Nigeria: President Buhari okays July 26 Abuja-Kaduna rail line flag-off []

100-Year-Old Street Trolley Technology Could Completely Change Trucking []

L.A.'s 'subway to the sea' is less about play, more about work []

The UK rail network is rubbish because Churchill's advisor thought we'd all be commuting by air by now []

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Photo: Bullet trains crossing between Zhengzhou and Xuzhou, China. © Xinhuanet

China bullets cross at 420 kmh... New Kashmir line... San Diego dreaming... more

Chinese bullet trains cross in historic first []

A New Rail Line Across Kashmir []

San Diego's dream trolley line extension getting closer to reality []

Modern trains Bangkok-Chiang Mai: Next month []

When Will the Feds Stop Outlawing Railcars Used By the Rest of the World? []

Miami moves forward with light rail possibilities []

Insider's guide to... Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus []

Schoolchildren asked to imagine future of trains []

Putin Wants To Build His Own Hyperloop []

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Rendering: advanced high-speed trains like Bombardier Zefiro may connect Australian cities in the future. © Bombardier

Aussie bullet plan revealed... Train vs plane in Texas... India's medical train... more

New high speed rail plan connecting Sydney to Melbourne revealed []

Airplanes vs. Bullet Trains: The Race Is On in Texas []

The Medical Train Of India []

Once it opens, you'll be able to take a bullet train straight to Beijing's new airport []

Life at both ends of the 'Chunnel' []

Design for new Amtrak station in Tacoma unveiled []

Minsk-Vilnius day train in service as from today []

Toronto: Yorkdale Station Could Get a Groovy Makeover []

Boston: MassDOT unveils final environmental report for South Station expansion plan []

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Photo: Commuters, Grand Central Terminal, New York City. ©

What riders want... UK boosting disabled access... LA line called success... more

What Transit Riders Really Want []

UK: Network Rail promises improvements for disabled passengers []

More People Are Riding the Train Thanks to Expo Line Extension to Santa Monica []

Paris suburban rail modernisation approved []

Did you know Milwaukee had a rapid transit system? []

Massachusetts: State OKs $19M to complete West Fitchburg rail extension []

China completes 16km high-speed tunnel []

Bratislava trams cross the Danube []

Interactive Map Exposes NYC's Sprawling Subway Deserts []

New France - Germany regional services planned []

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Rendering: One of three light rail proposals for South Beach (Miami Beach), Florida. © Connect Miami Beach

SoBe eyes its options... Israeli city link previewed... Kazak capital rail by '18... more

Miami Beach to weigh choices for SoBe streetcar []

Travelling the tracks to connect Israel's largest two cities []

Astana, Kazakhstan: Light rail to launch in august 2018 []

Chicago: Union Station renovation inches forward with engineering company selection []

California: Late-blooming measure would fast-track bullet train's 'bookends' []

High-speed rail system most desired transportation mode for Las Vegans []

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