News & Commentary

Amtrak Unveils New Trainsets

December 16, 2022 Amtrak unveiled the next generation 'Airo' trainsets in a press event on Thursday, December 15, at New York's Moynihan Train Hall.

Ground Broken for Metro North Penn Station Access

December 9, 2022 Largest expansion of Metro-North Ra will bring train service within one mile of 500,000 residents and dramatically cut travel times.

LIRR Third Track Between Floral Park and Hicksville Opens

October 3, 2022 Governor Kathy Hochul celebrated October 3rd the completion of the Long Island Rail Road's historic Third Track project on time and under budget.

Adirondack Railroad Reaches Tupper Lake

September 14, 2022 For the first time since 1981, a passenger train arrived at Tupper Lake, NY on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, as the Adirondack Railroad celebrated the completion of the NYS-funded track rehabilitation of the state-owned rail corridor.

Passenger Rail Service Returns to Burlington with the Inaugural Run of Amtrak’s Ethan Allen Express

July 30, 2022 The inaugural run of Amtrak’s Ethan Allen Express left Union Station in Burlington Friday morning, July 29th. Vermont’s largest city has not seen passenger rail service to New York City since 1953.