It’s 2009, and Amtrak is raking in the cash. Not from the fare box, but from the federal government. Even though Amtrak accounts for less than one percent of America’s transportation market share, it often is the second highest subsidized mode of transportation.
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — SunRail is halfway through its first week with paying customers. Channel 9’s Tim Barber took a ride on the new commuter train to see how things differ from last week, when riders rode for free…
(Reuters) – France’s national rail company SNCF said on Tuesday it had ordered 2,000 trains for an expanded regional network that are too wide for many station platforms, entailing costly repairs.
From All Aboard Ohio:
Following the election of Derek Bauman to the All Aboard Ohio board as Southwest Regional Director, the nonprofit educational association commenced a campaign to educate stakeholders on the benefits of improving rail infrastructure and passenger rail services between Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Lafayette and Chicago with proposed Ohio stops at Cincinnati Union Terminal, I-275 park-n-ride, Hamilton and Oxford…
According to Voyagers World,
Michelle Goodwin, Manager – International Sales (ASIA), VIA Rail says VIA Rail is expecting a growth of 5%-8% in 2014… We are looking for a growth of 5%-8% in 2014.
Amtrak’s financial and operational results for FY 2013 (the 12 months ending September 30, 2013) are now available (audited FY ’13 annual financial statements will be released sometime in 2014). This URPA Special Report analyzes these results, together with extrinsic data compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics.