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Trainnews - volume 12 - issue 070
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: August 31, 2019 10:16AM

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An east bound UP stack train heads down the Evanston Sub at Peterson, Utah on May 2, 2019. In the background is the snow-capped Wasatch Range.

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Scheduled News


Amtrak L.A. to New Orleans train hits semi in southeast Texas
[www.wwltv.com]
and
At least 18 people were injured when an Amtrak train bound for New Orleans collided with an 18-wheel tractor-trailer
[www.boston25news.com]

Train terror plot convictions set aside by Canadian court
[www.bbc.com]

Amtrak, MassDOT starting train service between Greenfield and New Haven
[www.bostonglobe.com]
and
Valley Flyer train pilot program makes first trip
[www.masslive.com]

France climbs aboard hydrogen train revolution
[news.yahoo.com]

Maharashtra: Passengers face harrowing time as superfast train reaches 24 hrs late
[timesofindia.indiatimes.com]

L train repair costs may spike thanks to MTA’s about-face
[ny.curbed.com]

Terminator train to take on mosquitoes on Delhi tracks
[timesofindia.indiatimes.com]

Workers say goodbye to coal train
[navajotimes.com]

Train is asset to Eastern Panhandle
[www.journal-news.net]

SoCal-to-Las Vegas high-speed train project back on track
[abc7.com]
and
A high-speed train from Las Vegas to California is back on track, and construction is set for 2020
[www.wxyz.com]

Commuting chaos as broken rail shuts down 7 train
[nypost.com]

Clarendon Hills getting another $1 million from Metra for new train station
[www.chicagotribune.com]

OmniTRAX Acquiring Cleveland Commercial Railroad
[www.railwayage.com]
and
OmniTrax to partner with Port of Cleveland after buying Ohio short-line railroad
[www.dcvelocity.com]

Cumberland's private railroad has new owner
[www.courierpostonline.com]

MHRR owes nearly $10,000 to Parkdale museum
[www.hoodrivernews.com]

Lawsuit challenges new Oklahoma law prohibiting trains from blocking railroad crossings
[www.kjrh.com]

Still Without Pay, Kentucky Coal Miners Continue Month-Long Railroad Blockade
[amp.wbur.org]

Hiawatha line to get new passenger train cars
[www.kenoshanews.com]

CSX selling 220 miles of rail to Canadian National railroad
[apnews.com]
and
CN to acquire Massena rail line from CSX
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

SD accepting bids to sell over 500 miles of state-owned railroad
[rapidcityjournal.com]

Baton Rouge pipe maker building $2M facility in northeast Louisiana
[www.theadvocate.com]

Starting Saturday: BART platform signals will indicate if Fleet of the Future train is approaching
[www.sfchronicle.com]

Amtrak’s Acela Express is getting new train cars in 2021
[www.boston.com]

"Crystal Express" train in Hokkaido to end 30-yr. service on Sept. 28-29
[english.kyodonews.net]

Freight trains, costs are hurdles for increasing Western Pa. Amtrak service
[triblive.com]

Promise of second train an hour for Mid Cheshire line now looking less likely
[www.cheshire-live.co.uk]

Chao announces grant to support Gulf Coast train project
[www.apnews.com]
and
USDOT funds Gulf Coast passenger-rail restoration
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

GO Transit adding or extending 124 weekly trains on three rail lines
[www.masstransitmag.com]
and
Government of Ontario announces that weekend GO trains from NF to TO will now be year round
[www.buffalorising.com]

Tidewater Transportation opens train-to-barge transloading facility
[www.workboat.com]

Crack also found in undercarriage of Osaka subway train
[mainichi.jp]

DeFazio: Proposed budget cuts threaten Eugene train service
[kval.com]

‘Finish the job’: NTSB member leads push on Positive Train Control implementation
[www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com]

North Bay’s SMART train, beloved but not bustling, looks to extend sales tax
[www.sfchronicle.com]

LIRR will restore 14 rush hour trains following completion of Amtrak work
[queenseagle.com]

Grant awarded to upgrade train signaling system in Boston
[www.nhregister.com]

Service resumes after Sacramento light rail train crash
[www.kcra.com]

After Years Of Delays, Denton’s A-Train First In Texas With Functioning And Tested PTC Safety Braking System
[dfw.cbslocal.com]

Weekend of train chaos as ScotRail run out of drivers
[www.heraldscotland.com]

Train operators seek ways to manage costs for long term; longer wait for trains during off-peak possible
[www.straitstimes.com]

Railroad worker’s report of injury was dishonest: Court
[www.businessinsurance.com]-

Federal Railroad Administration grants $76M for intercity rail infrastructure project in North Carolina
[transportationtodaynews.com]

SunRail stopping operations ahead of Hurricane Dorian
[www.wesh.com]

Former CSX leader Carpenter dies
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Canada to fund rehab of Gaspesie railway link
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

UP recognized as 'military friendly' employer
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Metrolink appoints three to leadership roles
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner works with the Los Angeles Angels to raise awareness of rail safety
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Iowa Northern Railway Company hosts Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer
[www.rtands.com]

FSI to Acquire Patriot Rail and Ports
[www.railwayage.com]

DART names Costello CFO, extends Amazon shuttle agreement
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Running Extra


Galveston Railroad Museum perfect for first-time train riders
[abc13.com]

15 Stunning Train Stations Worth Arriving Early to Enjoy
[www.atlasobscura.com]

China is sending young single people on an overnight 'Love Train' in a bid to tackle its sex problem
[www.insider.com]

Real estate prices soar as Maya Train fuels demand for land along route
[mexiconewsdaily.com]

Photos: Boeing airplanes on the train in Billings
[billingsgazette.com]

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