Amtrak to acquire high-speed trains for NEC

In early 2013, Amtrak will issue a Request for Information to formally start the process that will replace the existing 20 Acela Express train sets and add additional train sets to expand seating capacity and provide for more frequent high-speed service on the NEC.

FRA releases decision on Chicago-St. Louis corridor

The decisions will make the corridor eligible for new trains, improved frequencies, help improve on-time performance and ultimately reduce travel time to less than four hours.

Texas council authorizes $25M for rail vehicles

The rail vehicles will be used on the TEX Rail commuter line between southwest Fort Worth and DFW Airport.

N.Y. MTA's Lhota resigns

Thomas Prendergast, the president of MTA New York City Transit, which operates the MTA’s subway and bus systems, will serve as interim executive director of the MTA when Lhota’s resignation takes effect.

Utah commission contributes funds to transit study

The Davis County Commission agreed to put $7,500 toward the South Davis County Alternatives Analysis. The study will look at creating a regional public transit plan between Davis and Salt Lake City.

NTSB offers new accident management course

The course, scheduled for February 5 and 6 in Ashburn, Va., will examine core principles for managing the transition from first response and life safety operations to the decedent recovery and identification process.

FTA releases $1.55B for Hawaii rail

The funding agreement seals the federal commitment to the project — a 20-mile rail line with 21 rail stations.

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