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Trainnews - volume 11 - issue 043
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: February 28, 2018 05:55PM


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VIA Rail's west bound Ocean departing the Drummondville, Quebec station on a snowy January 30, 2017. The entire consist was Renaissance cars, except for ex-Canadian Pacific Park Car Tremblant Park on the rear. The Renaissance cars were built by Metro Cammell in the mid-1990s for the proposed Nightstar overnight service between the United Kingdom and continental Europe via the Channel Tunnel, however this service never started.

Alex Mayes photo



This weeks news


At least 15 people killed in Egyptian train crash
[www.cnbc.com]
and
16 Killed, 40 Injured in a Train Collision in Egypt’s Baheria Governorate
[egyptianstreets.com]

Port Authority study will consider 7 train extension to New Jersey
[ny.curbed.com]

UK snow: Why is my train cancelled in cold weather?
[www.bbc.com]

NTSB: Freight crew was on scene during SC train crash
[wsav.com]
and
Message from Jacksonville CSX dispatchers may have stopped fatal train crash
[www.actionnewsjax.com]

Train companies ‘pocketing millions in compensation’ while passengers suffer
[inews.co.uk]

'Train carnage' in Auckland as rail workers strike
[www.newshub.co.nz]

Arriva Trains Wales services suspended over wheel damage
[www.bbc.com]

China developing 400 kph bullet train: Official
[economictimes.indiatimes.com]

1,000 high-def security cameras coming to CTA trains
[chicago.curbed.com]

Orange Line Metro Train completes successful trail run inside depot
[dunyanews.tv]

Crack in bullet train frame may be problem from manufacturing
[www.asahi.com]

Majority Of U.S. Commuter Railroads May Not Meet Deadline To Install Anti-Crash Technology
[www.huffingtonpost.com]

First Elizabeth Line Train Rolls Through Crossrail Tunnels
[londonist.com]

Rail boss predicts end of train timetables
[www.gazette-news.co.uk]

'Tip-up seats' on new MRT trains to increase standing space during peak hours
[www.channelnewsasia.com]

Train car left trail of evidence during nine-mile skid following derailment
[www.thedailytimes.com]

Vancouver Energy ends bid to build nation‘s biggest oil-train terminal along Columbia River
[www.seattletimes.com]

Railroads Embark on Apology Tour to Make Amends for Hunter Harrison’s Ways
[www.wsj.com]

Getting There: First profitable passenger railroad chugs forward
[www.ctpost.com]

CSX Railroad Plans To Abandon Nearly 62 Miles Of Railroad Easement
[www.wbiw.com]

Railroad has new freight contract, eye on more Tahawus business
[poststar.com]

Uzbekistan, Tajikistan Railroad Set for Imminent Reactivation
[eurasianet.org]

End-O-Line gets state grant to restore railroad tracks
[www.dglobe.com]

Stockton Terminal and Eastern Railroad Receives Grant for New Environment-Friendly Locomotive
[www.businesswire.com]
and
Grant for Stockton Terminal and Eastern KLW T4 locomotive
[www.railwayage.com]

Metra is losing riders, but gaining locomotives
[www.chicagotribune.com]

FRA report details drone use on international railroads
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

All Aboard for Tuesday Train Rides on the Sacramento Southern Railroad
[sacramentopress.com]

Cunard to Offer Special Railroad Experience in Alaska
[cruiseradio.net]

BNSF to double track on line linking Spokane Valley to Hauser, Idaho
[www.spokesman.com]

South Shore adds rail-car storage capacity
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Caltrain's board to consider PTC contract with Wabtec
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Ontario releases hydrogen-powered train study
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

United States: Amtrak Performance Rules Won't Be Revived
[www.mondaq.com]

Rockslide mitigation to be completed in April
[skagwaynews.com]

Metro-North ready to begin three-year track project
[www.rtands.com]

Union Pacific Corporation CFO Rob Knight to Address the Raymond James 39th Annual Institutional Investors Conference
[www.up.com]

Amtrak reviews risks of 'dark territory'
[www.timesunion.com]

CSX actions add to shipper woes
[www.railwayage.com]

Connection to BART may spur transit village at RI
[www.mantecabulletin.com]

Brady Helps Secure Extended Comment Period for Texas High Speed Rail Debate
[www.texasgopvote.com]

BNSF reports higher annual coal revenues, average revenue per car
[www.platts.com]

Talks in overtime averted train strike
[www.newsinenglish.no]

FreightCar America, Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Assets of Navistar, Inc.’s Railcar Operations at Shoals Facility
[globenewswire.com]

European Commission wants Baltic countries to reach agreement on Rail Baltica project by March 21
[www.baltictimes.com]

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