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Trainnews - volume 11 - issue 160
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: August 11, 2018 12:45PM

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It’s going to be a rough time for these commuters in Lansdale PA tonight. A storm has developed quickly and promises to unleash a gully-washer in a few minutes. These Silverliner V will get an unexpected washing tonight.

Norm Schultze photo



This weeks news


Freight train derailment spills diesel fuel into Delaware River
[www.newyorkupstate.com]
and
No injuries after train derails, sending 16 cars off tracks, in Town of Deposit
[www.pressconnects.com]

NTSB: Track Was Washed Out At Doon Derailment Site, Speed Not A Factor
[kiwaradio.com]

Canceled train? Blame the engineer who didn't show up, NJ Transit boss says
[www.nj.com]

Amtrak Just Revealed a Look Inside Its All-New, High-Speed Trains
[www.thrillist.com]

Passengers evacuated down MBTA tracks after train stalls in tunnel
[www.wcvb.com]
and
Hundreds forced to walk through Blue Line tunnel after another power outage
[www.bostonglobe.com]

Metrorail Gauteng halts operations after commuters damage 15 train carriages
[www.thesouthafrican.com]

Members of Congress ask Amtrak to reconsider Toys for Tots train
[poststar.com]
and
Stefanik, other Congress members go to bat for Toys for Tots train
[www.pressrepublican.com]

Bullet train to link Beijing and Hong Kong in nine hours
[www.ecns.cn]

Great Falls train derailment still under investigation by BNSF, track reopened
[www.greatfallstribune.com]

Train strike continues for a 3rd day
[www.hirunews.lk]

China in the fast lane: Bullet trains and maglev lines
[www.atimes.com]

BART launching 10 new train cars to bolster service, but remainder of ‘future fleet’ sees delay
[www.sfexaminer.com]

Rochelle breaks ground on $7 million railroad expansion
[www.wifr.com]

Railway board to develop Bahraich-Malani railroad like Shimla toy train route
[timesofindia.indiatimes.com]

Rail supplier news from Greenbrier, GE, Brookville, NARTC; also, in memoriam: Edward McComb
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Landsberg named vice chair of NTSB
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NJ Transit slates rail improvements, expansion in FY19
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

BNSF settles federal lawsuit for nearly $1M, reports spike in revenue
[www.bizjournals.com]

Cleveland RTA reports drop in crime
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Railway operator to help restore once-troubled Mississippi rail line
[www.clarionledger.com]

Pittsburgh derailment put spotlight on train safety
[triblive.com]

Task force looks to return rail service to Phoenixville
[www.pottsmerc.com]

Decatur & Eastern to take over CSX rail service
[www.wandtv.com]

CSX shakes up management to facilitate transformation
[www.supplychaindive.com]

Running Extra


Great Central Railway: Steam trains remembered 50 years on
[www.bbc.com]

Dog does massive poo in middle of train leaving passengers gagging for four hours
[metro.co.uk]

Historical railroad car finds new life in Northern Nevada
[winslowrecord.com]

Capitola rail-trail initiative sent to voters on November ballot
[www.santacruzsentinel.com]

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