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May 20, 2016
Dylan Hayward

Our Japan high-speed study tour is a must for those who seriously love trains and believe in their future — as I know those of you reading this do. It’s an intensive, 13-day look at everything on Japan’s rails, from bullet trains to trams.

May 19, 2016
Dylan Hayward

Chicago’s Metra Electric District is an under utilized asset that could be used to change the economic position of Chicago’s south side and south suburbs while providing the Chicago access point for Amtrak and high-speed rail.

May 11, 2016
Dylan Hayward

On April 29 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit made another ruling regarding section 207 of the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008. Section 207 required Amtrak to work with the FRA to develop performance standards and metrics for passenger trains.

May 05, 2016
Dylan Hayward

The Federal Aviation Administration released a Notice of Proposed Policy Amendment and Request For Comments on Tuesday, May 3, regarding a potential change to how airport passenger facility charges (PFC) can be used on airport rail projects.

April 28, 2016
Dylan Hayward

In recent weeks New York Times ran

April 20, 2016
Dylan Hayward

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.

April 14, 2016
Dylan Hayward

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.

April 06, 2016
Dylan Hayward

Indian Railways is making progress in their effort to implement a high-speed rail network.

March 30, 2016
Dylan Hayward

Progress continues on the nation’s first high-speed line.

March 24, 2016
Dylan Hayward

A new high-speed rail service, the Hokkaido Shinkansen, will be debuting in Japan on March 26th.

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