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Trainnews - volume 12 - issue 088
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: November 02, 2019 10:28AM

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A Nashville Music City Star commuter train heads westbound towards Nashville in the push mode on the outskirts of Hermitage, Tennessee on June 13, 2017. The Music City Star runs 32 miles between downtown Nashville and Lebanon, TN over the Nashville and Eastern Railroad, and makes stops at seven stations. Service began on September 18, 2006.

Alex Mayes photo



Scheduled News


Pakistani Train Inferno Was Decades in the Making
[www.nytimes.com]
and
Survivors say Pakistan train in flames took 20 minutes to stop; 74 dead
[www.latimes.com]

North Brunswick Mixed-Use Train Station Project Moves Forward
[www.globest.com]

Crews working to restore service after train derails near Radium Springs
[www.lcsun-news.com]

Capital Metro will add train stops, launch new pickup service in Leander
[www.kxan.com]

High-speed train from Victor Valley to Las Vegas could start construction in 2020
[www.sbsun.com]

A Portland Subway Could Shave More Than 12 Minutes Off Downtown Train Commute, New Study Finds
[www.wweek.com]

Union Pacific Reports Positive Train Control Progress
[www.up.com]

Here's latest on Virgin Trains USA's Orlando-to-West Palm construction
[www.bizjournals.com]

Amtrak's Hiawatha line to get new trains for Milwaukee-to-Chicago route
[www.jsonline.com]

LaGuardia airport to get new Air Train service
[www.businesstraveller.com]

Track circuit failure caused LIRR train derailment in Speonk, report states
[www.newsday.com]

Meeting conducted to bring passenger train service back to NE Oregon
[www.eastoregonian.com]

How a stargazing-themed train ride is boosting tourism in rural Nevada
[thenevadaindependent.com]

Train derails in Northern Michigan, sheriff urges public to avoid area ‘at all cost’
[www.mlive.com]

Brightline headed toward train station at PortMiami
[www.orlandosentinel.com]

Jefferson Commission votes to allocate $40,000 to MARC train service
[www.journal-news.net]

Could trains haul millions of gallons of MN groundwater to the Southwest? A Lakeville railroad thinks so
[www.twincities.com]

MTA set to speed up train service on 4/5/6 and M lines
[www.amny.com]

High-speed passenger train through South Carolina would link Charlotte, Atlanta
[abcnews4.com]
and
All aboard! Charlotte eyeing new train lines, airport expansion
[www.wcnc.com]

SNCF crisis: Why train passengers in France will likely be hit by more strike action
[www.thelocal.fr]

Haneda airport train slashes fares to dominate access to Tokyo hub
[asia.nikkei.com]

NTSB report: Both light-rail trains had approval to be on track before August crash
[www.sacbee.com]

Snow to cause fewer problems for train traffic this year, NS promises
[nltimes.nl]

CN train derails on overpass crossing Lagimodiere Boulevard
[globalnews.ca]
and
Crews assess damage after train derails on bridge over Lagimodiere Boulevard
[globalnews.ca]

Quebec storm: Deux-Montagnes train line operating under modified schedule due to power outages
[montreal.ctvnews.ca]

North Carolina & Virginia Railroad Achieves Capacity for 286,000-lb. Freight Cars
[www.businesswire.com].

GLC Railroad: Mancelona train tracks to be repaired by mid-week after derailment
[upnorthlive.com]

U.S. freight railroads, labor unions start collective bargaining round
[www.freightwaves.com]

Regional Rail Acquires Pinsly Railroad’s Fla. Operations
[www.railwayage.com]
and
Regional Rail to buy Florida operations of Pinsly Railroad
[www.railway-technology.com]

U.S. freight railroads log another traffic decline
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Canadian National railroad plans to keep Massena jobs
[www.wwnytv.com]

Federal court rules in favor of railroad in employer liability case
[www.mitchellrepublic.com]

Trump looks to open up railroads for LNG shipments
[www.houstonchronicle.com]

Alberta Loosens Oil Output Limits With Railroad Allowances
[www.bloomberg.com]
and
Alberta loosens oil output limits via railroad allowances
[www.worldoil.com]

NDTA honors Anacostia Rail for military support
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Creditors attempt to force railroad into bankruptcy
[businessden.com]

Outside the box: can the US rail freight sector avoid a boxcar shortage?
[www.railway-technology.com]

BNSF asks MT Supreme Court to shield its liability in Libby asbestos claims
[www.ktvq.com]

FRA seeks grant applicants for maglev projects
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
FRA Issues $24MM Maglev NOFO
[www.railwayage.com]

AAR, ASLRRA comment on proposed reg changes for truck drivers
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

ASLRRA expands disaster planning resources for short lines
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

New Freight Regulations Would Derail US Energy Independence
[www.realclearenergy.org]

LIRR commissions positive train control on four branches
[www.masstransitmag.com]
and
LIRR says 'select trains' already running positive train control technology
[www.newsday.com]

KCS releases latest sustainability report
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

STB: U.S. Class I workforce down in September
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Matching funding secured for rail upgrades
[www.lakecountyexam.com]

Progress Rail, Loram announce acquisitions
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Two-year freight rail upgrade gets underway
[www.mainebiz.biz]

Progress Rail to acquire Cleveland Track Material, Inc.
[www.rtands.com]

Running Extra


Commentary: The good and bad of precision scheduled railroading
[www.freightwaves.com]

Gas-filled railroad cars pose constant danger
[sonomasun.com]

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