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New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) President Patrick Foye, New York City Transit President Andy Byford, and Subway Senior Vice President Sally Librera announced new statistics that show continuing improvements to subway performance.
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad, Union Pacific (UP) will tour its historic steam locomotives, Big Boy No. 4014 and Living Legend No. 844.
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) has reported a decrease of 6.8 percent, or 17,198 carloads, for February 2019 rail traffic compared to February 2018. Carloads totaled 237,072. Same-railroad traffic for February 2019 was down by 1.8 percent when compared to February 2018.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has released its SEP-TAINABLE Annual Report for 2019 that details sustainability achievements from the past year.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that U.S. rail traffic for the week ending March 9, 2019, totaled 508,958 carloads and intermodal units, a 4.7 percent decrease compared to the same week in 2018.
SunRail, a commuter rail line in Central Florida, has logged ridership records for January and February 2019, with average daily ridership more than 6,000 per day and Friday ridership averaging more than 6,300. Increase in ridership follows the July 2018 opening of the 17-mile southern expansion.