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Trainnews - volume 11 - issue 025
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: February 04, 2018 11:07AM


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Former N&W Class J No. 611’s first weekend of excursions in 2017. On Sunday morning, April 9, The Charlotte Special headed south from Spencer to Charlotte, NC, and had no diesel coupled behind the 611. The entire train was turned for the return trip in Charlotte and it then headed north back to Spencer. This shot was taken in Kannapolis, NC on the north bound trip.

Alex Mayes Photo



This weeks news


Two dead after Amtrak train collides with freight train in South Carolina
[www.washingtonpost.com]
and
2 Amtrak workers killed, 116 hurt in South Carolina crash
[www.mercurynews.com]
and
Two dead and more than 100 injured in South Carolina train crash
[www.theguardian.com]

Train derails west of Loudonville
[www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com]

Mudslide North of Seattle Temporarily Halts Passenger Trains
[www.usnews.com]

California bullet train project faces audit as costs climb
[canada.constructconnect.com]

Southern Dallas residents concerned with bullet train's path
[www.khou.com]

Passengers evacuated from burning train in Fife
[www.bbc.com]

Brightline train deaths prompt city to boost gate security
[www.sun-sentinel.com]
and
More restrictive gates coming to some Boynton Beach railroad crossings
[www.wptv.com]

Heitkamp introduces bill to require two-person freight train crews to improve rail safety
[bismarcktribune.com]

Bridgewater, Raritan Mayors Joining With Others to Support One-Seat Train Service
[www.tapinto.net]

MARC threatened: Maryland demands payment or may stop services
[www.journal-news.net]
and
Talks ongoing to keep MARC train service in Eastern Panhandle
[www.heraldmailmedia.com]

Proposal to Bring Amtrak Train to Rockland Delayed
[freepressonline.com]

Connecticut’s Deficit Could Put Some Weekend Trains at Risk
[www.nytimes.com]

TAIC seeks safety improvements at Wellington train station
[www.radionz.co.nz]

NS: More high-speed train journeys to Brussels and London planned
[www.iamexpat.nl]

Drivers say safety arms at Crozet, Virginia crash site seemed to malfunction
[www.newsleader.com]

Railroad Names Brian Lindamood New VP of Engineering
[sewardcitynews.com]

Florida’s Latest Railroad Is a Mostly Private Gamble
[www.govtech.com]

Union Pacific patrols railroads tracks with officers in St. Landry Parish
[www.katc.com]

Union Pacific Announces Redesigned Charitable Giving Program
[www.up.com]

Carload Express names new executives
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

BNSF budgets $3.3 billion for 2018 capex plan
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
BNSF plans to spend $3.3 billion this year to upgrade its 32,000 miles of track
[www.dallasnews.com]

House railroad subcommittee schedules PTC hearing
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CP opens Shanghai office
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Brookhaven announces lawsuit against LIRR
[www.longislandadvance.net]

South Shore Line capital plan totals $1.2 billion over five years
[www.nwitimes.com]

Zarembski recognized for contributions to track engineering
[www.railwayage.com]

Denver RTD names Ford chief operating officer
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

BART tests service monitors at fare gates
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

US grain rail shipments down 1.1% on year: railroads group
[www.hellenicshippingnews.com]

CSX: "No evidence" of trains regularly blocking Columbus roads
[abc6onyourside.com]

Historic alignment of Port NOLA and New Orleans Public Belt complete
[www.ajot.com]

Westinghouse Air Brake Is Too Expensive
[seekingalpha.com]

Neighbors, Railroaders Team Up to Save Stray Dog
[flatheadbeacon.com]



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