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Trainnews - volume 12 - issue 078
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: September 28, 2019 01:14PM

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Northbound BNSF empty tank cat train passes depot at Fremont, Nebraska August 3, 2019. The Union Pacific mainline is a few hundred feet to the left.

Louis Cerny photo



Scheduled News


As Amtrak drops dining cars, here's where fine dining still rides on the rails
[www.usatoday.com]

As I-95 construction worsens congestion, SEPTA is leasing train cars as an alternative to driving
[www.inquirer.com]

Hope You Didn’t Want to Ride a New Orange Line Car This Week
[www.bostonmagazine.com]
and
New Orange Line Train Cars Taken Out Of Service For Door Problem
[boston.cbslocal.com]

Mudslide causes severe disruption to train services running through Lancaster
[www.lancs.live]

Laid-off Kentucky miners end coal train blockade after nearly two months
[www.kentucky.com]

CTA train collision halts Brown, Purple Line service, stranding commuters during morning rush hour
[abc7chicago.com]

MTA Testing Ultra-Wideband Radio Technology on Several Lines
[www.ny1.com]-

Positive train control active on Metro-North Hudson line in Dutchess
[www.poughkeepsiejournal.com]

California agency to investigate bullet train board member
[www.constructiondive.com]

CTA Blue Line shutdown between O’Hare and Rosemont starts this weekend
[chicago.curbed.com]

China makes breakthrough in high-speed train collision experiment
[www.xinhuanet.com]

France's train workers go on strike, railing against Macron's pension reforms
[www.france24.com]

Here's the latest on Virgin Trains' $4B Orlando-to-West Palm route
[www.bizjournals.com]

Amtrak train storage issue heats up
[vermontbiz.com]

Safety board issues recommendations after 2018 train crash west of Cheyenne
[www.wyomingnews.com]

New Metro-North Train Schedules Start Sunday
[patch.com]

Amtrak's nonstop Acela train service between New York City and Washington, DC begins
[abc7ny.com]

Eurostar to launch direct Amsterdam-London train in December – but Brexit could wreck plans
[www.independent.co.uk]

CSX Railroad Chief Pete Carpenter Sought Better Relations With Workers
[www.wsj.com]

Mt. Hood Railroad in receivership; daily operations unaffected
[www.hoodrivernews.com]

Incoming Union Pacific CFO in Search of Additional Efficiencies at U.S. Railroad
[www.wsj.com]
and
UP CFO Knight to retire; Hamann named successor
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

State approves loan to Bucyrus Industrial Railroad, LLC
[www.richlandsource.com]

Truck company expands, bringing railroad transportation back to county
[wtov9.com]

Alaska Railroad seeks to overhaul Seward cruise terminal
[www.alaskajournal.com]

U.S. freight railroads post traffic decline in Week 38
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Gov. Dunleavy names Campbell to Alaska Railroad's board
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Port of New Orleans and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad boards elect Tara C. Hernandez Chair
[www.ajot.com]

Canadian railroads see bevy of opportunity amid slowing demand
[www.freightwaves.com]

Why US Railroads' Operating Ratios Are Safe From Freight Woes
[finance.yahoo.com]

APTA calls on feds to increase commuter rail funding for PTC, other safety efforts
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Railroad bridge reopened after fire
[www.parkerpioneer.net]

Former CN exec Mongeau joins Norfolk Southern's board
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

ASLRRA, CloudMoyo Launch Webinar Series
[www.railwayage.com]

LIRR's capital plan: Upgrade stations, tracks; purchase new diesel, M9A trains
[www.newsday.com]

MTA board approves $52 billion capital plan
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

LRW names CP's Arpin Woman of the Year
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Commuter rail CEOs testify on challenges faced during House T&I Subcommittee hearing
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Federal Safety Agency Issues Air Brake Recommendations To Freight Railroads
[finance.yahoo.com]

Sound Transit CEO defends commuter rail in front of House subcommittee, says plans are to build second track between Tacoma and South Tacoma
[www.rtands.com]

Running Extra


One NJ Transit train named 'worst commuter train in America' by New York Times
[www.phillyvoice.com]

What it’s like to drive a MAX train: TriMet opens doors to raise awareness during rail safety week
[www.oregonlive.com]

World’s largest train set gets even bigger after latest expansion
[www.guinnessworldrecords.com]

British model railway company Hornby regrets not making Brexit toy train
[www.marketwatch.com]

LOSSAN Managing Director
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

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