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Trainnews - volume 11 - issue 075
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: April 14, 2018 09:52AM

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Amtrak's east bound Southwest Chief splits a pair of upper quadrant semaphore signals at Wagon Mound, New Mexico on famed Raton Pass on May 28, 2017. Raton Pass has the distinction of being the last main line in the U.S. still signaled with semaphores. This location is on BNSF's Raton Subdivision is about 35 miles north of Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Alex Mayes photo



This weeks news


Amtrak considering options for New River Train
[www.wvgazettemail.com]
and
Manchin to meet with Collis P. Huntington for New River Train re-establishment
[www.wvnews.com]

Federal judge: Amtrak liable for woman's 2015 rape on Montana train
[www.greatfallstribune.com]

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train fares could start as low as Rs 250
[economictimes.indiatimes.com]

Construction for bullet train corridor to begin in January 2019
[economictimes.indiatimes.com]

Train horns could be silenced in downtown Waco by 2019
[www.wacotrib.com]

Santa Barbara Commuter Train Back on Track
[www.independent.com]

W.Va. Riders of Maryland-Based Commuter Train Say They'll Likely Leave State if Service Ends
[wmky.org]

South Shore Line Launches ETA Train Tracker System
[www.portagelife.com]

Train service resumes after roadbed collapse in central China
[www.xinhuanet.com]

Turkey inks 340 mln-euro deal for 10 high speed trains with Siemens
[www.hurriyetdailynews.com]

Brightline train looks to revive intercity rail travel
[www.toledoblade.com]

Brightline trains subject of congressional hearing Brian Mast requested
[www.tcpalm.com]

California bullet train project faces federal audit
[www.vcstar.com]

Cyberthieves target Strasburg Rail Road, steal $80k from local historical site in 'sophisticated' attack
[lancasteronline.com]

MTA Names New President of Long Island Rail Road
[www.nbcnewyork.com]
and
LIRR president to step down following stretch of poor on-time performance
[www.timesledger.com]

2 Men Charged With Sabotaging Railroad Signals
[pittsburgh.cbslocal.com]

Murphysboro files lawsuit against Union Pacific Railroad over rights to North 23rd Street
[thesouthern.com]

Senate bill could make railroad tracks safer in South Carolina
[wach.com]

Union Pacific Railroad director to speak in Pocatello on Thursday
[idahostatejournal.com]

US intermodal rail fluidity improves, but larger questions remain
[www.joc.com]

WSP’s Schultz Named to TRB Railroad Operating Technology Committee
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Railroad study halfway to completion
[www.themorningsun.com]

Last railroad cars being moved from the Bitterroot
[www.ktvh.com]

Albany & Eastern challenges Connect Oregon statute
[democratherald.com]

House advances measures to improve railroad information security
[transportationtodaynews.com]
and
Rail data security bills head to Senate
[www.railwayage.com]

Two Employees From Union Pacific Railroad Went To MHSC For Treatment Of Smoke Inhalation In Locomotive Fire
[www.sweetwaternow.com]

Brightline heightens rail safety ahead of Miami extension
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Judge slams Norfolk Southern in railroad-related lawsuit
[www.sanduskyregister.com]

Amtrak slates summer projects for NY Penn Station
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

UP to spend $22.3 million on Idaho infrastructure
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Colorado Transportation Infrastructure Receives $24 Million Boost from Union Pacific
[www.up.com]

AAR: Trade war would hurt grain rail shipments
[www.railwayage.com]

ALL ABOARD! Conway Scenic's 44th season opens with new owners
[www.conwaydailysun.com]

‘Thinking on the fly,’ helicopter crew stops train speeding toward fire
[signalscv.com]

2018 ASLRRA CONNECTIONS Convention awards roundup
[www.railwayage.com]

China's Billions Are Set to Revive Pakistan's Dilapidated Railways
[www.bloomberg.com]

Railway supply industry news round-up
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Tel Aviv seeks revival of Hejaz railway track to link Israel with the Gulf
[www.trtworld.com]

State, feds call for railway rule change
[www.qchron.com]

Blackpool to Preston railway to reopen following major upgrade
[www.infrastructure-intelligence.com]

Firms urged to challenge costly railway practices
[www.constructionenquirer.com]

Aspire Mining enters new MoU to progress railway for coal project
[www.proactiveinvestors.com.au]

Tajikistan studying draft route of Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Turkmenistan railway
[www.azernews.az]

A look at Alstom’s new Citadis X05 trams
[www.railway-technology.com]

Dubai Metro 'railway man' appointed engineering manager at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway
[www.iwcp.co.uk]

Railway Safety Regulator addresses Metrorail train hijackings
[risingsunchatsworth.co.za]

Balfour Beatty to supply track maintenance vehicles to Network Rail
[www.railway-technology.com]

FirstGroup rejects Apollo takeover proposal
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Shepparton Line Upgrade
[www.railway-technology.com]

Serbia completes 23.8 mln euro railway overhaul project
[seenews.com]

MTR secures $727m Macau light Rail contract
[www.railway-technology.com]

French strikes continue as standoff with Macron deepens
[www.usatoday.com]

Toronto LRT selects Aecon consortium
[www.railwayage.com]

Austria targets 85% electrification of railways by 2030 in new masterplan
[www.globalrailnews.com]

Central Railway to re-introduce heritage steam engine for Matheran-Neral toy train
[www.freepressjournal.in]

Locomotive maintenance business sold
[www.railwaygazette.com]

DB Regio to operate Trier service RB83
[www.railwaygazette.com]

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