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May 21, 2014

Bombardier celebrates 175 years in UK

Commemorates the milestone at its manufacturing site in Derby, England. The manufacturer showcases heritage locomotives it designed in Derby and more recent train technologies and current vehicles, including trains being delivered to London Underground.


May 7, 2014

TriMet’s Yellow Line hits nearly 46M rides at 10 years

Since opening on May 1, 2004, annual ridership has grown 24.2%, and there has been a 50% increase in the number of new businesses along the line.


May 7, 2014

Los Angeles’ Union Station celebrates 75 years

L.A. Metro held a rededication ceremony at the station’s Old Ticket Concourse on May 3 to mark the milestone. When the station opened in 1939, it accommodated approximately 13,000 rail travelers daily. That number today is closer to 75,000.


February 20, 2014

SEPTA celebrates 50 years

Will celebrate with an ad campaign featuring logos used over the past 50 years, gathering and sharing stories, photos and memorabilia from riders.


August 6, 2013

DART to commemorate 30th anniversary of vote

In August 1983, more than 101,000 people, out of 175,000 voters, cast their vote for transit. In Dallas County, it was the largest turnout for a referendum to date.


May 15, 2013

Kawasaki celebrates 25 years of manufacturing in N.Y.

During the past quarter-century, the manufacturer has sustained hundreds of jobs, while producing more than 2,500 railcars at its plant, which sits in the heart of the Northeast Corridor. Kawasaki is currently working on the next generation of the 7 line subway cars that will be supplied to New York City Transit.


May 1, 2013

Amtrak celebrates 42nd year

To celebrate, President/CEO Joe Boardman released a statement lauding the rail service's success.


April 16, 2013

N.C. transit to celebrate 20 years

The agency started with 35 staffers. Today, it takes 191 full- and part-time employees to help operate regional bus, vanpool, paratransit, planning, customer service, marketing, public affairs and sustainable transportation services. Ridership for the first year averaged 500 daily compared with 7,000 daily last month.


March 1, 2013

San Diego’s SPRINTER rail celebrates 5 years

Launched in 2008, the SPRINTER has become the backbone of east/west public transit in North County, serving 15 stations along a 22-mile route from Escondido to Oceanside. The rail line has seen record-breaking ridership in recent months, with averages of over 10,000 passengers per weekday.


January 31, 2013

NJ Transit boasts record on-time performance, celebrates rail milestone

In 2012, the agency achieved 96.4% on-time performance, breaking the previous record of 96.2% set in 1995. This was achieved even while operating nearly 23% more trains than the former record calendar year. Meanwhile, the agency’s rail operation is celebrating its 30th anniversary.


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