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Your weekly source of fresh takes on news affecting America's passengers. See also the NARP Blog.

Hotline #1,049

RPA Staff Tour Brightline Prior to Saturday’s Service Launch; PTC Legislation Introduced; Mudslide Hampers Pacific Surfliner; Alaska To Study Passenger Rail Line

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Hotline #1048

Hotline #1,048: NTSB Issues Report on Amtrak Derailment; Gateway Hits Snag with Administration; Amtrak Begins Stage Two at NY Penn Station; Brightline Readies Service

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Hotline #1,047

RPA Remembers Jim Hamre and Zack Willhoite; Amtrak Derailment in DuPont, WA; Brightline Receives FEIS Approval; CHSRA Releases Sustainability Report

We Need Your ‘Nose For News’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Bob Brady, bbrady@xenophonstrategies.com, and we will continue to share it with the membership. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We

Hotline #1,046

Hotline #1,046: Moorman To Transition to Amtrak Advisor; Amtrak Celebrates Record Month; NJ/NY Pledge to Pay for Gateway Tunnel; Suicide Bomber Targets NYC; Consider End-of-Year Donation

We Need Your ‘Nose For News’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Bob Brady, bbrady@xenophonstrategies.com, and we will continue to share it with the membership. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We

Hotline #1,045

Hotline #1,045: Wildfires Suspend Service North of LA; Brightline To Begin Testing; Amtrak Empire Marks 50 Years; Submit Train Photos and Win Rewards; Remember to Renew Membership Before Year End

We Need Your ‘Nose For News’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Bob Brady, bbrady@xenophonstrategies.com, and we will continue to share it with the membership. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We

Hotline #1,044

NARP Launches New Brand and Website; New Bill to Increase Security for Mass Transit; Brightline to Launch by End of December; Branding Contest Continues

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Hotline #1,043

Thanksgiving Edition; Nearly 90 Percent of Transit Measures Pass; New Amtrak Cascades Locomotives Enter Service; Trump Promises Infrastructure Bill

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Hotline #1,042

Amtrak Announces New Repairs at NY Penn Station; Legislation Targeted Against Brightline Moves Forward, SMART Looks To Connect With Amtrak

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Hotline #1,041

NARP Petitions Supreme Court for Better On-Time Performance; Westmoreland Approved by Senate for Amtrak Board; OKC to South Texas PAX Line Possible; BART Trains Fail Inspection

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Hotline #1,040

RailNation Chicago Begins; Amtrak Service in Roanoke Returns; HSR From Seattle to Vancouver To Attract 1.8 Million Riders; Amtrak Could Face Delays Due to Degraded Rail Ties

We Need Your ‘Nose For News’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Bob Brady, bbrady@xenophonstrategies.com, and we will continue to share it with the membership. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We