August 29, 2016

Two-person train crew bill advances in Minn. Senate

The Minnesota Senate Committee on Transportation and Public Safety and the Senate Committee on Judiciary have approved legislation requiring two qualified train-crew personnel on all trains in the state with bipartisan support. Senate File 918 is now before the full Minnesota Senate. “The policy language is very narrow to assure that we can prevail under […]

Amtrak service comes to St. Paul Union Depot

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Amtrak inaugurated service to Union Depot in St. Paul May 7, effective with the arrival of the Empire Builder from Chicago. Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman was among several transportation leaders who cut the ribbon for the first-ever Amtrak service in Downtown St. Paul. Officials with Ramsey County Regional Railroad […]