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2014-07-01 00:20:16

KCS to operate largest commuter rail contract in North America with pledge to improve service by "Thinking like a passenger" BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the stroke of midnight,

2014-06-17 10:24:50

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2009-04-08 12:00:00

TORONTO, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - GO Transit and CN (TSX: CNR)(NYSE: CNI) announced today that the Toronto area commuter rail agency will acquire CN's Weston Subdivision for expanded GO service between Union Station and regions northwest of the city. This strategically important rail line runs from a point near Strachan Avenue and Wellington Street West in downtown Toronto, northwest through the city to CN's main east-west freight line near the intersection of Steeles Avenue and...

2009-02-02 06:07:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- WiFi Rail Inc. and the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) have finalized a 20-year agreement to provide high speed mobile Wi-Fi access throughout the BART transit system and on all BART commuter trains. WiFi Rail Inc.

2008-09-16 09:00:06

By MICHAEL R BLOOD By Michael R. Blood The Associated Press LOS ANGELES Federal officials blamed railroads Monday for refusing their requests to install an expensive safety feature on all U.S. tracks that many say could have prevented Southern California's deadly commuter train crash.

2005-09-17 12:02:26

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A commuter train carrying about 125 passengers derailed on Chicago's South Side on Saturday, killing one person and injuring 76, city officials said.

2005-07-14 06:27:21

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Two South African commuter trains collided at a station in Soweto outside Johannesburg, injuring 162 people, officials said on Thursday.

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