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Trainnews - volume 11 - issue 013
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: January 17, 2018 06:11PM


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Westbound Union Pacific double stack on four track main line at Hershey, Nebraska July 1, 2017

Louis Cerny Photo



This weeks news


Washington D.C. subway train derails, no injuries reported
[www.reuters.com]
and
Metro says a broken rail likely caused Red Line train carrying 63 to derail
[www.washingtonpost.com]

Former NJ Transit workers get Brightline train moving in Florida
[www.northjersey.com]

California bullet train cost surges by $2.8 billion: 'Worst-case scenario has happened'
[www.latimes.com]

It's a strike! Sydney train workers declare they will walk off the job for an entire day on January 29 over pay dispute
[www.dailymail.co.uk]

Southern rail 'worst train service' finds Which? survey
[www.bbc.com]

Japanese train barks like a dog to prevent accidents
[www.bbc.com]

High-speed train between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem makes first test run
[www.jpost.com]

Giles County train derailment: Four cars involved, small amount of soybean oil spilled, spokeswoman says
[www.roanoke.com]

Train horns may go silent by spring / Traffic Q&A
[www.sun-sentinel.com]

Canada judge tells jury in deadly oil derailment trial to press on
[www.reuters.com]

Dems press Amtrak for train safety update
[thehill.com]

Safety concerns keeps Cape Town train line closed
[www.news24.com]
and
Delays continue to affect train commuters in CT
[ewn.co.za]

Freight train derailed RECAP: Major disruption between Newcastle and Middlesbrough resolved
[www.chroniclelive.co.uk]

RTM commuters say train service is plagued by delays
[www.cbc.ca]

All aboard Caltrain’s NorcalMLK Celebration Train
[www.mercurynews.com]

High speed trains are now taking on plane travel in Asia and Europe
[www.traveller.com.au]

Data analysis is transforming the way trains operate: Here's how
[www.cnbc.com]

Haramain Express Train conducting weekly test runs
[saudigazette.com.sa]

Freight train service to link northeast China's Yanbian with Europe
[www.xinhuanet.com]

Number of Shoreline East trains to be replaced by bus service Wednesday
[wtnh.com]

MTD Provides Free Last Mile Service for Influx of Train Commuters to Santa Barbara, Goleta
[www.noozhawk.com]
and
Amtrak adds train capacity for travelers trying to get around 101
[www.ksby.com]
and
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Adds Capacity To All Trains Serving Santa Barbara County
[markets.businessinsider.com]

'A made-in-Saskatchewan experience': Excursion train set to roll out in June
[www.cbc.ca]

Human error leads to train collision
[bedfordviewedenvalenews.co.za]

You’ll have to go to Napa to ride the Oakdale dinner train for the foreseeable future
[www.modbee.com]

RTD launches L Line train service
[kdvr.com]

Japan’s trains always on time? Report highlights frequency of rush-hour delays in Tokyo
[www.japantimes.co.jp]

Union Pacific coal train derails in Memphis
[www.fox13memphis.com]

NTSB: Broken Wheel Caused 2015 Oil Train Wreck in North Dakota
[www.insurancejournal.com]

New SEPTA Regional Rail schedules take effect
[6abc.com]

How direct train travel from London to Amsterdam is now just months away with Eurostar expected to declare a price war on low-cost airlines
[www.dailymail.co.uk]

Contractors claim no illegality in their maglev train bidding and will not seek leniency deal
[www.japantimes.co.jp]

Will century-old Impossible Railroad finally thrive, delivering billions in economic activity?
[www.sandiegouniontribune.com]
and
Negotiations on rehabilitating Impossible Railroad see daylight
[www.sandiegouniontribune.com]

CSX revenue misses estimates on disruptions from turnaround plan
[www.reuters.com]

Alaska Railroad plans to strengthen bridge across Nenana River
[www.newsminer.com]

Railroad acquires former BASF Seaford plant property
[delawarebusinessnow.com]

Double-deck railroad bridge to open in China
[www.xinhuanet.com]

GE inks locomotive, service contracts with Kazakhstan railroad
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Florida East Coast Railway names Asplund president, CEO
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Major U.S. Railroads Warn Trump Against Derailing NAFTA
[money.usnews.com]

Amtrak, CN reach tentative pacts with unions
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Railroads Get U.S. Supreme Court Hearing On Stock-Option Taxes
[www.fa-mag.com]

Central Maine & Quebec announces new operations leaders
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NTSB issues four railroad safety recommendations
[transportationtodaynews.com]

Iran Gov't Bonds Worth $227m to Finance Rail Project
[financialtribune.com]

Union Pacific's Rob Knight Named Best CFO
[www.up.com]

Metra's Romeoville Station to open next month
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Port of L.A. breaks cargo record in 2017
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Denver RTD names Tisdale chair
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Austin's Cap Metro names Clarke president, CEO
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Amtrak employee 'fatally injured' at South Loop mechanical facility
[www.fox32chicago.com]

Developers Of The Proposed Dallas-To-Houston Bullet Train Want Your Feedback
[keranews.org]

Council approves short line rail comp plan changes
[www.thereflector.com]

2017 broke records for popular Hiwassee River Rail Adventure
[www.dailypostathenian.com]

Rail Traffic Climbed By 2.9% in 2017. Can 2018 Be Even Better?
[host.madison.com]

Innovative Training Program Helps Prepare Trainees for Jobs as BART Track Workers
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Metra fares to increase Feb. 1 'to close $45 million funding gap'
[www.mysuburbanlife.com]

CSX improved performance during Harrison's tenure
[www.freightwaves.com]

Passenger rail platform project a go
[www.chroniclet.com]

X Rail Entertainment, Inc Announces $50 million EzPAS Equity Offering with GPL Ventures, LLC
[www.nasdaq.com]

Proposed Port of Long Beach rail yard up for vote soon
[www.americanshipper.com]

Grain handling capacity increased at Oahe Grain
[www.onidawatchman.com]

Rail supplier news from Dewberry, ELM, American Rail Engineers, Wabtec, SunTrust Bank and Antea
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

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