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Trainnews - volume 12 - issue 064
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: August 10, 2019 05:25PM


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Westbound 206-car freight with four units in front and one DPU further back in the train passes through Julesburg, Colorado on the transcontinental mainline July 6, 2019. The former route of the "City of Denver" curves off to the right.

Louis Cerny Photo



Scheduled News


Vandals sabotage train systems, might result in service disruptions
[www.jpost.com]

High Speed Train to Mecca Open For First Hajj
[jalopnik.com]

Train feels the strain: passengers slate £150m Caledonian Sleeper
[www.theguardian.com]

Swedes are switching from planes to trains — here's why
[www.nbcnews.com]

Fort Collins expected to get short breaks from trains, with road closures instead
[www.coloradoan.com]

London train station signal failure disrupts thousands
[www.upi.com]

Trump Administration Wants Train Loaded With $1 Million Of Coal To Stay Put Until Miners Are Paid
[www.dailywire.com]

Hero MTA workers save woman from oncoming train
[pix11.com]

Tehran-Ankara Passenger Train Services Resume
[financialtribune.com]

Tech companies ignore pleas on rail safety
[www.politico.com]

Final Report Recommends Union Station for Amtrak Train Storage
[www.sevendaysvt.com]

Great train robbery: The LIRR is overcharging New Yorkers for thousands of trips
[www.nydailynews.com]

Durango, federal governments to explore train to Mazatlán
[mexiconewsdaily.com]

Site work begins on SR 528 for Virgin train system
[www.fox35orlando.com]

Train service to Boston every 15 minutes an elusive dream in Brockton
[www.enterprisenews.com]

UK train operators reverse decision to quit Interrail
[www.theguardian.com]

Norfolk Southern cleaning up Allentown train derailment
[www.wfmz.com]

Amtrak train stopped in Oregon after man makes threats
[www.oregonlive.com]

Heavy rains in Karnataka; Full list of trains and routes affected
[www.thenewsminute.com]

BNSF train derails west of Zearing
[wqad.com]

Court fight to stop Melbourne Metro train strike over proposed industrial action
[7news.com.au]

Bullet train work to start in Mar-Apr next year
[www.deccanherald.com]

Chinese train service operator plans to hire more Kenyans
[africa.cgtn.com]

India's first underwater train to be launched in Kolkata soon
[economictimes.indiatimes.com]

Audit of Scenic Railroad reveals plenty of problems
[www.wcbcradio.com]

Iran, China Sign Contract To Electrify Tehran-Mashhad Railroad
[www.eurasiareview.com]

N'West Iowa has train troubles
[www.nwestiowa.com]

All aboard: Narrow Gauge Railroad will stay in Portland
[www.newscentermaine.com]
and
Narrow Gauge Railroad staying in Portland
[www.pressherald.com]

Trucking rates putting more pressure on railroad industry
[www.rtands.com]

Safety improvements in railroad areas of Santa Barbara underway
[www.keyt.com]

BNSF Railroad Ticketed For Blocking Intersections In 2 Oklahoma Cities
[www.news9.com]

State requires railroad to release more details in Hopedale land-taking
[www.milforddailynews.com]

Commuter Rail Coalition names Tucker vice chair
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Oregon senator wants railroads to alert local responders about crude-by-rail shipments
[www.freightwaves.com]

GAO: Interoperability issues a concern for PTC deployment
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CN, CSX announce new intermodal service
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Maryland to seek more money from CSX, others for Howard Street Tunnel
[www.washingtonpost.com]

Santa Clara VTA taps Jenkins for interim COO
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Conway Scenic names locomotive after RR founder
[www.conwaydailysun.com]

MTA wants to pull pensions from LIRR overtime abusers
[nypost.com]
and
MTA, LIRR union relationship worse than ever; up next is collective bargaining
[www.newsday.com]

Manchin applauds Rail Excursion Management Co. announcement of new train for Railroad Days Festival
[www.mybuckhannon.com]

$8.6 million railroad project begins in Litchfield County
[www.countytimes.com]

How Can Railroads And Shippers Use Technology To Bolster Service And Capacity?
[www.benzinga.com]

Canadian National proposes massive rail terminal near New Richmond
[www.rivertowns.net]

Brazilian Government to Double Amount of Rail Freight Transportation
[riotimesonline.com]

Metrolink appoints three to executive team
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

BNSF posts higher Q2 income, lower operating ratio
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

MTA to modernize 42 Street subway shuttle
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

BRX completes acquisition of Pioneer Railcorp
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

South Carolina port records busiest July
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CP announces retirements, shuffles leadership team
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Congress Focuses on Rail Service Crisis
[www.mhlnews.com]

Senate confirms Sumwalt, Homendy to NTSB roles
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Rail Days on track to welcome Big Boy back to North Platte
[www.nptelegraph.com]

Hopes dashed for passenger rail service linking Oklahoma City and Tulsa
[oklahoman.com]

Running Extra


Documentary on Bush funeral train procession premieres Sunday
[www.theeagle.com]

A plan to bring the ill-conceived bullet train to an end
[www.dailynews.com]

American Wonders: Nevada's star train
[www.cbsnews.com]

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