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Trainnews - volume 12 - issue 068
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: August 24, 2019 08:41PM

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First photo: Westbound Union Pacific double-stack container train negotiates the "S" curve known as Buffalo Bend, about a mile east of Potter, Nebraska along highway US 30. August 8, 2019.

Second photo: Westbound Union Pacific freight negotiates the "S" curve known as Buffalo Bend, about a mile east of Potter, Nebraska along US highway 30. August 8, 2019.

Louis Cerny Photos



Scheduled News


Amtrak announces Valley Flyer schedule of trains in Springfield, Holyoke, Northampton, Greenfield,
[www.masslive.com]

Service disruptions continue as NTSB begins investigation of light-rail crash
[www.sacbee.com]
and
27 injured in Northern California light rail train collision
[www.upi.com]

Orange Line train catches fire, delays commute
[www.bostonherald.com]

Alaska State Fair train service this weekend and fireworks show both canceled
[www.adn.com]

Overnight Testing Begins Along SMART Train’s New Larkspur Extension
[sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com]

MBTA plans to add center platform to Worcester’s Union Station, increasing train capacity and reliability
[www.masslive.com]

Sydney trains meltdown: travellers who suffered 'financial hardship' able to seek compensation
[www.theguardian.com]
and
Sydney train delays trigger chaos across the city and commuter rage
[www.theguardian.com]

Dick Spotswood: SMART train tax proposal will make difference between expanding, contracting service
[www.marinij.com]

Europe Revives Night Trains — to Fight Climate Change
[www.ozy.com]

Virgin Trains rail construction generates gripes from Canaveral Groves, Cocoa residents
[www.floridatoday.com]

Atlanta’s spending $58M on new Plane Train cars to move you better around airport
[atlanta.curbed.com]

Safety improvements coming to Tuscaloosa train trestle
[www.wbrc.com]

3 more stations added to Maya Train line; Guatemala link eyed
[mexiconewsdaily.com]

BNSF files lawsuit to derail new traffic-train law
[oklahoman.com]

Federal grant awarded for new passenger train cars on Hiawatha service
[www.nbc15.com]

A man fell out of a commuter train in New Jersey after the doors opened on the wrong side
[www.businessinsider.com]

Bullet train ran with open door at 280 kph, none injured
[english.kyodonews.net]

Several cars from train derail near downtown San Antonio
[www.mysanantonio.com]

CTA Service Changes to Impact Several Train Lines Over Weekend
[www.nbcchicago.com]

Approximately 30 Train Cars Derail Outside Of Hillsboro In Hill County
[dfw.cbslocal.com]

New pact seen speeding cross-border train service
[www.timesunion.com]

Kerala-Mangaluru-Mumbai train services affected due to landslip at Kulashekara
[www.thehindu.com]

Bernie Sanders sends pizza to miners blocking coal train
[thehill.com]

Blaenau Ffestiniog train line closure caused by bag of bolts
[www.bbc.com]
and
Boulders block Blaenau Ffestiniog train track after landslip
[www.bbc.com]

NJ Transit Directed to Publish Data on Train Cancellations
[www.nbcphiladelphia.com]

DCTA to add midday A-train service, implement minor bus schedule changes in Denton
[communityimpact.com]

Residents douse fire in north Durango after D&SNG train passed by
[durangoherald.com]

Federal Grant Awarded to Renovate Providence Railroad Station
[www.necn.com]

Alaska Railroad service restored after wildfire-related cancellations
[www.adn.com]

Governor dismisses Chair of Alaska Railroad Corporation Board of Directors
[www.ktuu.com]

South Dakota selling its railroad lines
[www.capjournal.com]

Railroad on Virginia's Eastern Shore: next steps include sale of yard
[www.delmarvanow.com]

Russia proposes new railroad battalions in each military district
[www.janes.com]

Short Line association tells DOT, “we’re important, too”
[www.rtands.com]
and
USDOT should consider small railroads when making new rules, ASLRRA says
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Six private homes to be demolished for construction of Rail Baltica railroad sections at Riga Airport and Central Station
[www.baltictimes.com]

CA: Coastal Commission frowns on trenching idea for bluff-top railroad
[www.masstransitmag.com]

CSX unveils latest 'Pride in Service' locomotive
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Railroad's July on-time performance of 89.9 percent worst of year
[www.newsday.com]

Trump Invests FRA Grants $272 Mln To Improve Railroad Infrastructure In Pennsylvania and 9 other states
[www.northcentralpa.com]

Carey joins Chicago RTA's board
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

About 140 rail cars on two trains derailed as storm brought strong winds to Kansas
[www.kansas.com]

Number of Class 1 employees continues to shrink
[www.rtands.com]

MDOT gets $23 million grant to improve train lines between Battle Creek and Dearborn
[www.battlecreekenquirer.com]

NGS coal train operators will miss ‘best job in the world’
[navajotimes.com]

RailUSA Names Barbara Wilson President and CFO
[finance.yahoo.com]

Running Extra


So, What Do Rail Shippers Really Want?
[www.railwayage.com]

Train fans call for donations to send locomotive experts to Thailand
[english.kyodonews.net]

A Brightline first: Couple tie the knot on train at 79 mph
[www.sun-sentinel.com]

Virginia and Truckee Railroad keeps rolling through history
[www.mtdemocrat.com]

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