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Draft environmental document to be released for Burbank–Los Angeles high-speed rail section

The Burbank to Los Angeles section of the California high-speed rail project will connect two key multi-modal transportation hubs in Los Angeles County, a new Burbank Airport Station in Burbank and the existing Los Angeles Union Station (LAUS) in Los Angeles.

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US rail volumes rise on a week-to-week basis

Although U.S. rail traffic is still sharply lower compared with the same period in 2019, rail volumes for intermodal and commodities such as motor vehicles and grain are higher sequentially on a weekly basis, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).

Rail Group On Air: Tweeting with a transit mapper

Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with transit mapper and author Christof Spieler on transit systems in the U.S., Ottawa’s efficient passenger rail line, transit life after COVID-19, and more.

United Airlines Shuffles Senior Leadership Team

Airline News
United Airlines newly installed CEO Scott Kirby today announced several changes in the airline’s senior leadership team.

Cyrus Capital Would Make Sure Virgin Australia Remains Full Service

Airline News
Another potential owner of a rebooted Virgin Australia has stuck their head above the parapet and outlined their plans for the airline. New York-based Cyrus Capital is one of four shortlisted bidders for Virgin Australia. Yesterday word leaked out on the private equity group’s ambitions for Australia’s second domestic airline.

Why Did Deltas’ Low-Cost Carrier ‘Song’ Fail?

Airline News
Delta Air Lines once operated a short-lived low-cost carrier. Called “Song,” the airline flew all-economy Boeing 757s on leisure destinations– primarily in Florida. However, the airline made its first flight on April 15th, 2003, and shut down in 2006 as Delta restructured through bankruptcy.

China stresses efficient China-Europe rail freight transport in virus fight

Asian Rail News
Chinese authorities have called for efforts to ensure stable and smooth China-Europe rail freight transport to facilitate the fight against the novel coronavirus and help normalize the industrial chains.

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