WASHINGTON, D.C. — In an essay originally published in Arrive magazine, Vice President Joe Biden discusses the necessity of supporting rail travel in the U.S. For the full story, click here.
The service, part of the GM’s Customer Accountability Report initiatives, will be available for 45 days. After that time, the service will be suspended while the pilot program is evaluated.
Funding for the trains will come from a $2.45 billion loan via a U.S. DOT railroad rehabilitation program – marking the largest single loan in the agency’s history.
Completes 2010's 160-car purchase to outfit the line with a completely new and modern fleet.
In the aftermath of the 2012 Superstorm Sandy, half of the Sunnyside Yard had to rely on portable backup generators for a month due to a damaged transmission line.
The slow-moving "speeder" vehicle will travel the rail line as part of a testing regimen that ensures the route is free of obstructions.
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