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Trainnews - volume 11 - issue 255
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: December 22, 2018 03:46PM

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An east bound UP merchandise train splits a pair of ex-SP search light signals on the Sunset Line at a siding 3 miles west of Gila Bend, Arizona on July 1, 2016. These vintage signals are on borrowed time, as this line is slated to be equipped with positive train control, which mandates modern signals with LED lamps be installed.

Alex Mayes photo



This weeks news


U.S. miscalculated benefit of better train brakes, the Associated Press reports
[www.spokesman.com]
and
U.S. miscalculated benefit of better train brakes
[www.nwherald.com]

Train 18 pelted with stones during trial run
[timesofindia.indiatimes.com]
and
Train 18 route confirmed! Indian Railways fastest 180 kmph engine-less train to be flagged off soon
[www.financialexpress.com]

Amtrak recovers after power outage at Washington, D.C. Union Station caused delays
[www.usatoday.com]

Sacramento suddenly is a train-manufacturing mecca, thanks to this company’s big score
[www.sacbee.com]
and
Siemens Mobility Secures €744M Order from Amtrak in the United States
[www.businesswire.com]

Winter Park ski train gets lounge car with beer, wine and intoxicating views
[theknow.denverpost.com]

Train lines shut down in Carson after multiple cars on freight train derailed
[www.dailybreeze.com]

Bombardier to supply 47 additional Francilien trains to le-de-France Mobilits in Greater Paris
[www.financialbuzz.com]

Matheran toy train derails for second time in eleven days
[timesofindia.indiatimes.com]

SMRT employee was checking for oil leaks when maintenance train rolled over his foot
[www.straitstimes.com]

MBTA puts new Green Line train into passenger service
[whdh.com]

WCPS, city, CSX representatives to meet about train issues
[www.heraldmailmedia.com]

2 congressmen oppose more time for Brightline to sell Orlando-to-Miami train bonds
[www.orlandosentinel.com]

New York officials pushing to expand Metro North service to East Bronx
[abc7ny.com]

Rail line reopens after train derails between Sheffield and Doncaster
[www.thestar.co.uk]

Coal train derails, shutting down Richards Bay export line
[www.timeslive.co.za]

Train derails in France leaving at least 14 hurt
[www.dailystar.co.uk]

High-speed Rehman Baba Express train to start operation on Sunday
[www.thenews.com.pk]

Four US railroads deemed revenue adequate: STB
[www.spglobal.com]

Norfolk Southern sues Pittsburgh over costs of 2016 landslides
[triblive.com]

Amtrak Slammed For Keeping Bronx Metro-North Expansion Plan On Hold
[newyork.cbslocal.com]

Pascrell Announces $6.5M Railroad Safety Grants to North Jersey
[www.insidernj.com]

Met Council pays $27.5 million for St. Louis Park rail line, future site of SWLRT
[www.bizjournals.com]

Sámi Parliament in Finland disappointed with Arctic railroad working group
[thebarentsobserver.com]

Federal Railroad Administration awards funds for Metro-North PTC
[www.midhudsonnews.com]

CN, Prince Rupert port mark container milestone
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Costa Rica installed railroad crossings; one damaged within hours
[www.ticotimes.net]

Lamont selects former Metro-North president to lead DOT
[www.hartfordbusiness.com]

Sound Transit advances two light-rail extensions
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Gov. Murphy signs NJ Transit reform bill
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Governor Says NJ Transit Has Met Safety Equipment Deadline
[www.claimsjournal.com]

The Latest: US senator wants new look at oil trains rule
[wpta21.com]

USDOT grant to bolster PTC along Metra lines
[www.rtands.com]

Gov. Malloy: Connecticut passenger-rail lines will meet PTC deadline
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

RTD submits action plan to FRA on signaling challenges
[www.masstransitmag.com]

BLET, Wheeling & Lake Erie agree on tentative contracts
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

STB seeks comments on Palmetto Railways' proposed Camp Hall line
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

BRS President Mason to retire on New Year's Day
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CN Rail Sees Potential ‘19 Freight High on Oil, Grain
[www.ajot.com]

Running Extra


NO Extra trains today working on the PSR schedule smiling smiley

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