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Your weekly source of fresh takes on news affecting America's passengers. See also the RPA Blog.

Hotline #1,122

White House Threatens Veto Of 2020 Funding Bill Over Support For Amtrak; Creation Of Gateway Development Commission Expected; Amtrak Consumer Arbitration Provisions Questioned; Future Of Rail Funding In Pennsylvania Uncertain; New Haven to Springfield CTrail Line Celebrates First Anniversary With High Ridership; Tri-Rail Service To Downtown MiamiCentral Station Delayed; La Crosse, WI Supports Twin Cities Service Expansion

Tell Us What’s Happening Where You Live’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Joe Aiello at jaiello[at]narprail.org, and we will share it with members. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We can put th

Hotline #1,121

FRA Announces Rail Improvement Grants; Wisconsin Approvals Hiawatha Expansion Funds; Massachusetts Advances Funds For Pilot Service To Pittsfield; MBTA Rail Accidents Frustrate Riders; Amtrak Celebrates The Empire Builder's 90th Anniversary & The Heartland Flyer's 20th; Amtrak Showcases Progress On Acela II Trainsets

Tell Us What’s Happening Where You Live’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Joe Aiello at jaiello[at]narprail.org, and we will share it with members. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We can put th

Hotline #1,120

Good Rail Numbers In FY 2020 House Appropriations Budget Proposal; Illinois Legislature Approves $33B Transportation Capital Plan; Lawsuit Against California High Speed Rail Dropped; Amtrak Announces NEC Track Improvements & Staff Appointments; New Jersey Advances Gateway Development Commission Proposal; High-Speed Rail To Las Vegas Likely Delayed (Again); PTC Implementation Advances; Sleeping Car Sale Is On

Hotline #: 1,120 - June 7, 2019 Tell Us What’s Happening Where You Live’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Joe Aiello at jaiello[at]narprail.org, and we will share it with members. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if y

Hotline #1,119

Summer By Rail 2019 - America's Trains Connect Riders To Food Destinations; Talgo Series 6 Trainsets To Be Removed From Service As Quickly As Possible; Texas Central Survives Legislative Attacks; Colorado Front Range Rail Study; New River Train Back?; FRA Rule Making On Freight Train Crew Sizes

Hotline #: 1119 - May 31, 2019 Tell Us What’s Happening Where You Live’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Joe Aiello at jaiello[at]narprail.org, and we will share it with members. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if yo

Hotline #1,118

Proposed FY 2020 House Funding Levels Positive For Rail; NTSB Releases Report On Amtrak 501 Derailment; Amtrak's Richard Anderson Responds To Senate Letter With Mixed Signals; California Sues To Retain Federal Funding For High Speed Rail Project; RailNation:California Registration Now Open

Tell Us What’s Happening Where You Live’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Joe Aiello at jaiello[at]narprail.org, and we will share it with members. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We can put th

Hotline #1,117

Infrastructure Talks To Resume Next Week; FRA Attempts To Claw-Back $928M From California High Speed Rail; Amtrak & NJ Transit Plan NEC Improvements; New, Better Coordinated, Schedules For The San Joaquins; National Park Service On-Board 'Trails & Rails' Program To Continue In 2019

Tell Us What’s Happening Where You Live’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Joe Aiello at jaiello[at]narprail.org, and we will share it with members. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We can put th

Hotline #1,116

Harsh Response For Amtrak Board Nominee; Anti-Rail Bills Fail In Texas; Rail Passengers' Respond To Tone-Deaf Washington Post Editorial; Members of Congress Oppose Amtrak Police Cuts; Summer By Rail 2019 Intern Announced

Tell Us What’s Happening Where You Live’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Joe Aiello at jaiello[at]narprail.org, and we will share it with members. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We can put th

Hotline #1,115

2 Trillion for Infrastructure? How much for Trains?, Amtrak's 48th Birthday, California HSR Business Plan, East-West Rail Projects see support in Washington and Massachusetts

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Hotline #1,114

Last Minute Push to Save the Hoosier State, Unions Rally Against Anderson in Chicago, Democratic Leadership Talks Re-Opening Infrastructure Discussion with White House, Winter Park Express Sets Records, Congress Sends Texas Central Letter to the STB

Hotline #1,114: Last Minute Push to Save the Hoosier State, Unions Rally Against Anderson in Chicago, Democratic Leadership Talks Re-Opening Infrastructure Discussion with White House, Winter Park Express Sets Records, Congress Sends Texas Central Letter to the STB, Amtrak Adds Acela Trip, Vermont Awarded Federal Funding, Senators Push for Answers on the Future of the Empire Builder

Hotline #1,113

Senators work to ensure future service on National Network, Indiana throws baby out with bathwater with the Hoosier State, 110mph trains to Toledo, Atlantic City Line to reopen two weeks early, Hyperloop open for comment

Senators work to ensure future service on National Network, Indiana throws baby out with bathwater with the Hoosier State, 110mph trains to Toledo?, Atlantic City Line to reopen two weeks early, Hyperloop draft EIS open for comment