The Senate Appropriation THUD Committee released their proposed appropriation levels on April 19th, which would provide increased levels of funding for critical passenger rail programs.
New railcars, meant for Missouri, Illinois, Michigan and California have been delayed and could lose important federal funding if the project is not completed on time.
Indian Railways is making progress in their effort to implement a high-speed rail network.
Progress continues on the nation’s first high-speed line.
A new high-speed rail service, the Hokkaido Shinkansen, will be debuting in Japan on March 26th.
By the end of the week the House and Senate must submit their annual appropriations request. We are asking Congress to include two new passenger railroad programs that were authorized in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.
We have great news from Michigan as a recent study on passenger rail service between Detroit and
Two recent Surface Transportation Board proposals, with far-reaching consequences, are being reviewed at this time. The proposals introduce a revised definition to passenger train on-time performance (OTP) and ‘preference’ over freight trains.