Amtrak train crash in US kills two and injures nearly 100.(www.railway-technology.com) 

Amtrak train crash in US kills two and injures nearly 100 
Amtrak Train 91 has collided with a CSX freight train in Cayce, South Carolina, while travelling from New York to Miami, claiming the lives of at least two people and leaving nearly 100 others injured.

Transport for NSW selects Alexa to provide voice-activated info 
Transport for New South Wales (NSW) in Australia has selected Amazon’s Cloud-based voice service, Alexa, to provide voice-activated information to its commuters.

HS2 selects station design and development partners 
The developer of the UK’s High Speed 2 project, HS2, has selected the design and engineering teams for the reconstruction of Euston station and delivery of new rail stations at Birmingham, Solihull and Old Oak Common.

BNSF to invest $3.3bn on railway network this year 
BNSF Railway Company is set to invest $3.3bn under its capital investment plan for 2018, which includes network maintenance works and a series of expansion projects.

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