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Trainnews - volume 11 - issue 010
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: January 10, 2018 03:39PM


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Amtrak Tr 821, The Heartland Flyer arrives for its stop at the historic Gainesville TX Santa Fe Station. The station once held a Fred Harvey restaurant: now it can be rented for weddings and other galas.

Norm Schultze Photo



This weeks news


Climb Aboard the 'Slow TV' Train With This Glorious YouTube Channel
[motherboard.vice.com]

Rail strikes: Train workers at five firms walkout in safety row
[www.bbc.com]
and
Train strike 2018 updates: London commuters face further disruption in second day of RMT walkout
[www.standard.co.uk]

South Africa Train Crash Injures Hundreds Outside Johannesburg
[www.nytimes.com]
and
South Africa train crash: 200 injured near Johannesburg
[www.bbc.com]

Railway Safety Regulator says human error caused Germiston train crash
[ewn.co.za]

Armed man pulled brake on Amtrak train in Nebraska, authorities say
[www.foxnews.com]

Eight coaches of goods train derail in Uttar Pradesh
[www.hindustantimes.com]

MBTA modifies train schedules to fix storm damage
[www.newburyportnews.com]

Train engineer’s actions before Lac-Mégantic tragedy were reasonable: lawyer
[www.theglobeandmail.com]

BNSF Freight Train Derails In Tulsa
[www.newson6.com]

Enthusiasm for ‘maglev’ train between D.C., Baltimore mounts — as does opposition
[www.washingtonpost.com]

Atlanta transit system to replace its decades-old train cars
[www.heraldcourier.com]

NBRU and SIPTU train drivers reject Labour Court recommendation
[www.rte.ie]

Standing on a train right now? It might be because NJ Transit can't find parts
[www.nj.com]

‘Door failure’ stops MRT-3 train; 900 passengers offloaded
[newsinfo.inquirer.net]

DOT Secretary Chao rings bell for Positive Train Control implementation
[www.logisticsmgmt.com]

Joo Koon collision: Train captain, operations ‘did not know’ protective bubble could be deactivated
[www.channelnewsasia.com]

Jerusalem–Tel Aviv fast train to commence operations in March
[ejpress.org]

Amherst, Via Rail reach agreement on train station
[www.cumberlandnewsnow.com]

Mashhad-Nakhchivan train schedule disclosed
[en.trend.az]

Brightline starts test runs with select passengers
[www.sun-sentinel.com]

A preview of Brightline, the Miami-to-Orlando passenger train project
[www.bizjournals.com]

Train service halted south of Santa Barbara due to mudslides, flooding
[www.sanluisobispo.com]

NJ Transit train door opens while train is moving
[www.northjersey.com]

Train delays and cancellations following signal fault
[www.bbc.com]

DART's plan to add security to every train earns rare praise from City Hall
[www.dallasnews.com]

Train services to Zermatt set to resume
[www.swissinfo.ch]

CapMetro new bus and train routes begin service
[www.fox7austin.com]

LNG passenger train begins trials in Spain
[www.railjournal.com]

Metra tests high-tech backup braking system, wants full installation by 2019
[www.chicagotribune.com]

Local freight railroad breaks record
[www.poconorecord.com]

CSX Hires Operations Chief to Help Railroad's New CEO
[www.usnews.com]

Since You Asked: Key railroad workers must wear accurate watches
[www.mailtribune.com]

LIRR: Service from Atlantic Terminal to Jamaica restored
[www.newsday.com]

Texas State Railroad ends 2017 on high note
[www.jacksonvilleprogress.com]

FRA proposes giving railroads one-year extension on submitting safety training programs
[www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com]

The short line freight railroad tax credit is good public policy
[thehill.com]

Supreme Court Turns Down Appeal In Clay County CSX Railroad Death
[news.wjct.org]

STB Preempts a City's Effort to Force a Railroad to Reinstall a Grade Crossing
[www.lexology.com]

Iran's 6 Prioritized Rail Projects to Come on Stream
[financialtribune.com]

Freight rail dependent uses approved by county council along Chelatchie Prairie Railroad
[www.clarkcountytoday.com]

Red River Valley & Western Railroad appoints new executive team
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

North Carolina Railroad to build rail spur, tracks at Triangle Tyre site
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad Ridership Up 7 Percent
[pagosadailypost.com]

Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad reports record carloads in 2017
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Amtrak names Hylander chief safety officer
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Crew Resource Management: Cure for Amtrak’s safety woes?
[www.railwayage.com]

Amtrak, TCU reach tentative pact
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NJ Transit Executive Director Santoro to resign
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

California transit agencies elect board leaders
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

MBTA taps firm to improve procurement efficiency
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Alaska Gov. Walker calls for commuter-rail study
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Reading & Northern reports passenger increase for 2017
[www.readingeagle.com]

For R&N, a coal-fueled record year
[www.railwayage.com]

Accidents that didn’t have to happen
[www.railwayage.com]

Caltrain slashes fare evasion fines, improves fare-checking process
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific Estimates $6B Benefit in 2017 From Tax Bill
[www.usnews.com]

More than 1,000 gallons of fuel spill into creek running into Tennessee River
[www.timesfreepress.com]

X Rail Entertainment Announces Development of Cryptocurrency Payment System
[www.nasdaq.com]

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