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Trainnews - volume 12 - issue 001
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: January 02, 2019 09:52AM

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Durango and Silverton's second afternoon train from Durango rounds a curve as it approaches the Route 550 crossing at Hermosa, Colorado on May 22, 2017. Powering the seven car train is ex-Denver and Rio Grande Western three foot gauge Mikado No. 482, one of ten such engines built for the D&RGW by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1925.

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This weeks news


At least six dead and 16 injured in Denmark train accident: police
[www.euronews.com]
and
Denmark Train Accident Kills 6 and Shuts Down a Major Transit Artery
[www.nytimes.com]

Judge tosses challenge to private train service in Florida
[www.miamiherald.com]
and
Federal judge dismisses challenge to Brightline train service in Indian River County
[www.wptv.com]

Brightline’s high-speed rail plans get two boosts
[www.watchdog.org]

Planners trying to keep Pere Marquette train operating between Chicago and Grand Rapids
[wsbt.com]

IRCTC Train 18, India’s fastest train: 7 sensational features of Train 18
[www.timesnownews.com]

Brightline expands train service during morning, evening rush hour
[www.wptv.com]

Fate of historic Port Huron train bridge unknown
[www.detroitnews.com]

Assam: Silghat – Kolkata new express train flagged off
[www.northeastindia24.com]

Authorities investigate train derailment; 11 cars derailed, 7 cars overturned, 4 off the tracks
[www.wnct.com]

Iarnród Éireann begins first external recruitment for drivers
[www.rte.ie]

Report: US Miscalculated Benefit of Better Train Brakes
[www.ttnews.com]

New train route to come: Niagara to Toronto
[www.wkbw.com]

Northern admits it has not begun retiring Pacer trains as promised
[www.theguardian.com]

First Metro train for Ahmedabad finally arrives
[timesofindia.indiatimes.com]

The PATH Train Loses $400 Million a Year. Why Keep Spending Billions on It?
[www.nytimes.com]

South Western Railway strike hits New Year's Eve trains
[www.bbc.com]

North and South Korea Hope to Leave Hostility Behind With a New Railroad Linking the Peninsula
[fortune.com]

Most US rail systems miss safety deadline
[www.cnn.com]

PM Modi Inaugurates Asia’s 2nd Longest Railroad Bridge in Northeast India
[sputniknews.com]

Nebraska Central Railroad to use new control system on UP tracks
[www.theindependent.com]

As deadline nears, railroads double down on safety
[www.timesunion.com]

FRA provides grants for 11 PTC projects
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
FRA: PTC round two grants total $46.3 million
[www.railwayage.com]

Amtrak orders 75 new locomotives from Siemens
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Canadian Pacific tallies 2018 Holiday Train donations
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

$5.7 million from BUILD: PCC Railroad gets grant for bridge, track upgrades
[www.wcgazette.com]

Transportation leaders named in Connecticut, Minnesota and Wisconsin
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

BLET ratifies CN-Wisconsin Central contract
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Transport Canada calls on railroads to revise work/rest rules
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Sound Transit's board OKs 2019 budget
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

New Texas commuter rail makes commemorative 1st ride
[www.thestate.com]

WMATA continues upgrade of trackbed lighting at stations
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Port Washington LIRR branch pioneers new safety technology
[theislandnow.com]

Denver RTD rolls out fare changes, pass programs
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Intermodal Transport Key to Domestic Supply Chains This Year
[www.scmr.com]

Rail supplier news from Gannett Fleming, EllisDon, Alstom, HDR and Keolis
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Coming soon: World's highest railway-arch bridge in J&K over river Chenab
[www.indiatoday.in]

Great Western Railway electrified line goes live
[www.bbc.com]

Christmas 2018 railway improvements make progress
[www.networkrail.co.uk]

Railways completes 306 km of western dedicated freight corridor
[economictimes.indiatimes.com]

Railways develops AI-powered robot to check for faults in trains
[economictimes.indiatimes.com]

Railway lines axed by Beeching decades ago could be reopened under Department for Transport plans
[inews.co.uk]

Beijing's new airport to be linked with railway, subway
[www.thejakartapost.com]

Unifor members ratify 4-year contract for 1,200 Canadian Pacific Railway employees
[www.ctvnews.ca]

Mindanao railway pushing through in 2019 — Tugade
[www.philstar.com]

Railway reopens between Barrow and Carlisle after signalling faults
[www.nwemail.co.uk]

Staten Island Railway service change on South Shore
[www.silive.com]

Haramain Railway considering 30 daily trips by end of 2019
[www.saudigazette.com.sa]

Adani Ports delivers 50 US made GE locomotives to Railways
[www.moneycontrol.com]

Running Extra


Old-West train festival in Utah cancelled due to shutdown
[www.heraldextra.com]

What the Rose Parade’s ‘literal train wreck’ means for 2019, according to Twitter
[www.pasadenastarnews.com]

Close to Home: European railway lessons for SMART
[www.pressdemocrat.com]



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