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R.I. authorizes 40-year lease for property at Pawtucket/Central Falls rail station

PAWTUCKET – Rhode Island’s State Properties Committee this week authorized a 40-year lease between the R.I. Department of Transportation, Amtrak and the Rhode Island...
AMTRAK'S UPGRADE to the Northeast Corridor may miss a planned start of paid customer service in 2021. / BLOOMBERG NEW FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Amtrak’s $2.1B Acela upgrade may miss 2021 planned start

WASHINGTON – Amtrak’s $2.1 billion upgrade to its high-speed Acela rail service between Washington and Boston may miss a planned start of paid customer...
A $25 MILLION project to upgrade Providence Station, including expanding the building's interior space and upgrading bathrooms, has been funded by federal grants, Amtrak and RIDOT. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Providence Station to get $25 million in upgrades, renovations

PROVIDENCE – A $25 million upgrade to Providence Station is in the works, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., announced Monday. The plans for the state’s busiest...
THE NORTHEAST CORRIDOR route of Amtrak makes more money than any other line, while longer distance routes lose money. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/GETTY IMAGES/JOE RAEDLE

Opinion: Amtrak’s long-distance routes lose the most money while Northeast corridor...

By the time it crossed the Mississippi River at Burlington, Iowa, last week, our California Zephyr was running more than eight hours late on its...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Transportation was awarded $2.8 million in a federal grant overseen by the U.S. Department of Transportation to conduct a review of the requirements necessary to bring Amtrak service to the T.F. Green Airport train station. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

RIDOT to receive $3M to further study bringing Amtrak service to...

WARWICK – The R.I. Department of Transportation will receive a $2.8 million federal grant to fund further efforts between the state and Amtrak to...

RIPTA ridership down, as other modes of transportation increase

PROVIDENCE – After reaching 21 million bus riders in 2008, R.I. Public Transit Authority annual ridership fell below 20 million following the Great Recession...
AMTRAK PLANS TO SPEND an estimated $1.2 million on a new emergency generator in Providence Station in fiscal 2019. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Amtrak spending $1.2M building new generator at Providence Station

PROVIDENCE – Amtrak plans on spending $72.5 million to renovate and upgrade stations in its network for fiscal 2019. Providence Station will see $1.2...

Amtrak seeking applications for new social media residency program

PROVIDENCE – Amtrak has announced a new residency program, in which select individuals are invited to ride its long-distance trains and write about it...

Amtrak launches new assigned-seating initiative for Acela first class

PROVIDENCE – Amtrak is now offering assigned seating for customers traveling in Acela first class on select departures, the company announced May 30. With the...
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP speaks next to the $1.3 trillion spending bill H.R. 1625 in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Friday. / BLOOMBERG PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Trump says he’s signed spending bill, reversing veto threat

NEW YORK – President Donald Trump said he has signed a spending bill, the Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act, funding the federal government...

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