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Trainnews - volume 11 - issue 138
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: July 11, 2018 11:09AM

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The view from Roosevelt Road in Chicago of Metra’s staging yard is impressive. Here, locomotives are serviced along with the ubiquitous bilevel commuter coaches. In a few hours, these trains will push into the station, and become jambed with homeward bound commuters. It is about to become a very busy place.

Norm Schultze photo



This weeks news


Turkey: Train derailment kills at least 10, injures 73
[www.washingtonpost.com]

NTSB quizzes officials on deadly Washington train wreck
[www.theolympian.com]
and
Feds hold hearing on two deadly Amtrak train crashes
[abcnews.go.com]

Train derails north of Tucson, likely caused by heavy rains
[tucson.com]

First Amtrak train leaves Raleigh's new Union Station
[www.cbs17.com]

Indian Railways to launch Shri Ramayana Express: All about the unique pilgrim train
[economictimes.indiatimes.com]

Matthew Guy pledges $487m to extend Cranbourne train line to Clyde
[www.9news.com.au]

Train in Tamil Nadu stops at 35 unmanned crossings to close and open gates
[www.indiatoday.in]

Mumbai rains bring trains to a standstill, services resume by afternoon
[www.hindustantimes.com]

Texas hyperloop bullet train closer to reality, Austin may be a stop
[www.kxan.com]

Class I railroads continue the longer-train trend
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

1.5-mile expansion of A-train Rail Trail expected to open late summer
[www.dentonrc.com]

France to deploy undercover 'marshalls' on trains due to terror threat
[www.thelocal.fr]

Beloved overnight trains to come back on track in Germany
[www.thelocal.de]

Transpeninsular Cancún-Palenque train generates high expectations
[mexiconewsdaily.com]

Mexico to Begin Bullet Train Construction Next Year
[www.travelpulse.com]

Austrian Federal Railways continues 300-train Bombardier deal with £165 million order.
[www.smartrailworld.com]

Continuing Amtrak Hiawatha fight, Glenview to pay for $160,000 train traffic analysis
[www.chicagotribune.com]

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad eyes Thursday reopening
[durangoherald.com]

Railroad to strip 17 pieces of 'decorative' concrete from collapsed Syracuse bridge
[www.syracuse.com]

Saginaw railroad recognized as best of its kind in the country
[nbc25news.com]

CSX announces senior exec changes
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

BNSF Railroad Update
[kticradio.com]

UP recognizes 54 shippers for chemical safety
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Short Line Safety Institute boots up new website
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

OmniTRAX affiliate acquires two rail lines from CSX
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Intermodal is just one piece of what Deutsche Bank sees as an improving rail picture
[www.freightwaves.com]

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen continues fight to save American jobs on the Texas border
[www.news-journal.com]

NJ Transit wraps up Cranford rail station rehab
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Metra to test fare zone changes
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Some long-haul Metra riders get fare break
[www.dailyherald.com]

Amtrak expands pets-on-board program to Chicago-St. Louis trains
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

No shortages of grain cars expected for N.D. farmers
[www.grandforksherald.com]

U.S. Rep. Hurd tours UP's border protection facility in Texas
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CSX plans for rail hub boost area
[www.rockymounttelegram.com]

Council Bluffs-based Red Giant, one of largest blenders of engine oil for trains, to be purchased
[www.omaha.com]

California wildfire burns 30,500 acres, destroys 72 structures: What we know
[www.wgrz.com]

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