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Trainnews - volume 12 - issue 003
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: January 10, 2019 10:48AM

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An east bound BNSF merchandise train approaches the US Route 66 overpass on the former ATSF main two miles east of Flagstaff, AZ on July 7, 2016.

Alex Mayes photo



Scheduled News


4 killed and more than 600 injured in South Africa train crash
[abc13.com]
and
Metrorail takes blame for Pretoria train crash
[www.enca.com]

Georgia Train Derailment: Town Evacuated After Hydrochloric Acid Spills From Tanks
[www.newsweek.com]

Danes ban truck trailers on trains after fatal accident
[www.thenewstribune.com]

Freight Train Derails in Upstate New York; No Injuries
[www.usnews.com]

Train derails in Aubrey, narrowly missing house near railroad tracks
[www.star-telegram.com]

Hydrogen fuel cell trains to run on British railways from 2022
[www.telegraph.co.uk]

Kalka-Shimla train catches fire near Solan
[www.tribuneindia.com]

Union Pacific coal train derails, closing Valley-Fremont road
[www.omaha.com]

Train falls off track in Lagos, people trapped
[www.pulse.ng]

New JR East train does Tokyo's Yamanote Line loop twice on auto with just one touch of a button
[www.japantimes.co.jp]

Daily GO train service arrives in Niagara
[www.stcatharinesstandard.ca]

Hundreds of commuters delayed after fire on GO train east of Toronto
[www.theglobeandmail.com]

BHP driver sacked after Pilbara train derailment claims unfair dismissal
[www.abc.net.au]

All RTD commuter train cars must be repaired after crack found
[kdvr.com]

Top of towboat sheared off in collision with Illinois River railroad bridge
[www.pjstar.com]

New president of Strasburg Rail Road began working on the heritage railroad as a teenager
[lancasteronline.com]

Reading & Northern Railroad sets traffic records
[www.readingeagle.com]
and
Reading & Northern broke traffic records in 2018
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Marin Judge Orders the Remains of the North Coast Railroad Authority to Pay Humboldt Environmental Groups Nearly $2 Million
[lostcoastoutpost.com]

Union Pacific Surges Most Since 2009 as COO Hiring Dazzles
[www.bloomberg.com]

Property tax delinquents: a railroad disputes its big bill and 3 lawmakers miss the deadline, including one who blamed his wife
[www.sltrib.com]

Railroads Meet Train-Systems Deadline
[www.enr.com]
and
Federal Railroad Administration releases $46m PTC funding, as 90% of operators miss deadline.
[www.smartrailworld.com]

Union Pacific Railroad Company must pay $2.3 million in settlement of civil environmental case
[www.fontanaheraldnews.com]

Watco, Oaktree form strategic partnership
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

R. J. Corman adds Evans, Graham to its board
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Railroads making upgrades
[www.mysuburbanlife.com]

TEXRail launch on hold pending full FRA clearance
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
New Fort Worth-to-DFW Airport Train Stuck in Its Tracks
[www.dallasobserver.com]
and
TEXRail launch reset for Thursday
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Third Phase Of Khawaf-Herat Railroad To Be Launched
[www.tolonews.com]

Western Group names Astle GM of Oregon, Washington short lines
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Amtrak unveils RFQ for Washington Union Station project
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

DeFazio to chair House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

PANYNJ opens ExpressRail intermodal facility
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Tri-Rail commuter service turns 30
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

KC Streetcar set ridership records in 2018
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

LIRR Announces Completion of New Port Washington Substation
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Putting the Brakes on Crude Oil Train Regulation
[www.theregreview.org]

Rail supplier news from Kalmar, Vossloh, Greenbrier, TranSystems, Wilson & Co., LTK and Tealinc
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Kansas City Southern buys 150 acres east of Baker for $1.8M
[www.businessreport.com]

Rail closures in January
[www.thecoastnews.com]

US Rail Traffic Saw Impressive Growth in the Last Week of 2018
[marketrealist.com]

Western Arkansas Intermodal Authority working with Union Pacific
[www.swtimes.com]

Minnesota DOT awards three grants for rail-service improvements
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Running Extra


A woman is recording her commuter train delays by knitting them on a scarf
[www.cnn.com]

Take a train through North Korea's rarely seen countryside
[www.nationalgeographic.com]

Napa Valley Expo rejects claim of historic status for model railroad exhibit
[napavalleyregister.com]

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