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Trainnews - volume 11 - issue 068
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: April 04, 2018 04:14PM


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Canadian Pacific 8628 hauls eastbound freight through Belgrade, Minnesota on line from Calgary to Minneapolis in the brilliant morning light of September 28, 2017.

Louis Cerny photo



This weeks news


French train strikes aim to disrupt travel, test Macron
[www.everythinglubbock.com]

Eurostar's first London to Amsterdam train service sparks competition with airlines
[www.independent.co.uk]

California lawmakers skeptical about costly bullet train completion
[www.kcra.com]

Maine railway won’t have to stand trial for Quebec oil train disaster
[www.pressherald.com]

No Amtrak Downeaster train service to Rockland this year
[www.wiscassetnewspaper.com]

Trial run of first Kolkata-Dhaka container train begins today
[economictimes.indiatimes.com]

$54 million contract awarded to Bombardier for accessibility renovations to 17 train cars
[markets.businessinsider.com]

MTA to host L train open house in Ridgewood
[www.qchron.com]

Eastern Adirondack tourist train to shut down over cash woes
[www.sfchronicle.com]
and
Saratoga North Creek train to shut down April 7
[www.timesunion.com]

Freight train derails
[www.lewistownsentinel.com]

Hong Kong express rail will not run until proven safe after derailment
[www.scmp.com]

The bullet train/high-speed rail market, in terms of volume, is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.54%
[www.prnewswire.com]

Morning Train Beats Cars to Santa Barbara
[www.independent.com]

South Shore Line to begin field testing positive train control technology on April 9
[www.nwitimes.com]

Minor Ore Train Derailment At Mt. Iron
[kdal610.com]

Why trainloads of other people's poo have been rotting in an Alabama town for months
[www.cnn.com]

Peter says buried steam train locomotive is no mystery - and he's got a picture
[www.stuff.co.nz]

Train operator recruiting more women drivers
[www.kentonline.co.uk]

First Brightline train arrives at Miami station during final stage of construction
[www.palmbeachpost.com]

NS multi-state safety train tour under way
[www.railwayage.com]

INDOT Announces $125 Million Railroad Safety Upgrade Program
[www.wibc.com]
and
Illinois to spend $194 million on railroad crossing safety projects
[www.ilnews.org]

Brazil Railroad Posting 755% Rally Fights for Take-or-Pay Clause
[www.bloomberg.com]

FRA RFI: “Automation in the Railroad Industry”
[www.railwayage.com]

Railroad yard cleanup dead in its tracks
[www.mailtribune.com]

Judge Roy Hofheinz's custom railroad car surfaces in a Houston warehouse
[m.chron.com]

Railroad won’t face criminal charges in Lac-Mégantic disaster
[www.railwayage.com]

Amtrak service proposed for NYC to western Massachusetts
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

UP budgets $45 million for Oklahoma infrastructure work
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
UP budgets $56.2 million for Nevada infrastructure work
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Oklahoma Transportation Infrastructure Receives $45 million Boost from Union Pacific
[www.up.com]

Metra to end website ticket purchases
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

BLET ratifies five-year pact with Amtrak
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Work underway on $92M renovation of White Plains train station
[www.lohud.com]

Norfolk Southern responds to STB on service issues
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Iran-Azerbaijan Railroads Officially Linked on March 29
[financialtribune.com]

G&W's board adds Carter, Hostetler
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Cleveland RTA Board President Dixon steps down
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Northern Virginia groups seek WMATA funding bill amendments
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Port of Walla Walla OKs land sale to Union Pacific
[www.union-bulletin.com]

MTA: Another snag for East Side Access project over signal testing
[www.newsday.com]

MBTA pushes deadline to install collision system
[www.newburyportnews.com]

BNSF plans $230M capex for California
[www.railwayage.com]

CP, CSX, UP respond to STB's rail-service concerns
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

U.S. grain industry dealing with diminished rail service
[www.world-grain.com]

Charleston-based Palmetto Railways files permit application for Volvo Cars rail link
[www.postandcourier.com]

Trinity Railway Express, Metro-North advance bridge, track projects
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

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