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Trainnews - volume 12 - issue 096
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Amtrak's west bound California Zephyr (train No. 5) passes through picturesque desert scenery on UP's ex-D&RGW main at Thompson Springs, Utah on September 28, 2019. This is at milepost RG566 (RG for Rio Grande).

Alex Mayes photo



Scheduled News


Bluff collapses within steps of passenger train tracks in Del Mar after heavy rains
[www.latimes.com]

Chicago Santa train rolls again
[www.wthr.com]

This Train Uses a Rail-Less Passenger System Connected by Electromagnetic Portals and Goes 804km/h
[interestingengineering.com]

Paris train station evacuated after bomb scare
[www.washingtonexaminer.com]

Black Friday deals: Amtrak offering deep discounts on train tickets for nationwide trips
[abc7.com]
and
Amtrak takes 35% off train tickets for Black Friday-Cyber Monday 2019
[www.latimes.com]

Door popped open on train going 80 mph because of loose screws
[www.nydailynews.com]

SMART Offers Free Train Rides During Thanksgiving Weekend​
[patch.com]

What you need to know about Italy's national train strike on Friday
[www.thelocal.it]

Amtrak ups crews in hopes of preventing a repeat of train stranded near Oakridge
[kval.com]

Train companies to hike rail fares as commuters brace for strike chaos
[www.cityam.com]
and
South Western Railway strike: 'More than half' of trains to run
[www.bbc.com]

CN and Union Pacific tout Positive Train Control implementation process
[www.logisticsmgmt.com]

What the sale of almost 400 miles of train track will mean for Maine
[wgme.com]

West coast train services to be rebranded with Avanti logo
[www.theguardian.com]

CT: Plan to raise Metro-North train speeds has skeptics
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Staten Island Railway trains running with delays due to slippery rails
[www.silive.com]

Spain snubbed as French and Italian train firms awarded lucrative contracts for new services at major Spanish cities
[www.theolivepress.es]

AMTRAKS IN THE SNOW Take the train to superb skiing in Colorado after 14 years in the cold
[www.thesun.co.uk]

Railroad sues to end town's jobs pact
[www.nwaonline.com]
and
Union Pacific Sues East Texas Town To Get Out Of Nearly 150-Year-Old Jobs Pact
[dfw.cbslocal.com]

Adirondack Scenic Railroad opposes trail plan between Old Forge and Tupper Lake
[poststar.com]

Commuter railroads have catching up to do ahead of PTC deadline
[www.politico.com]
and
Commuter railroads behind freight railroads on PTC
[www.rtands.com]

LIRR notches railroad crossing safety improvements
[www.masstransitmag.com]
and
FRA recognises MTA LIRR for railroad safety programme
[www.globalrailwayreview.com]

Number of employees at Class 1 railroads drops in October
[www.rtands.com]

Laconia, N.H., faces opposition to removing active railroad tracks in favor of trail
[www.rtands.com]

Rio Grande Scenic Railroad in receivership
[www.alamosanews.com]

Former short-line rail exec Gedney dies
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Canada to breathe easier after railroad strike ends
[seekingalpha.com]
and
Canadian National Railway Resume Services After Biggest Rail Strike in a Decade Ends
[www.nytimes.com]

FRA extends deadline for training standards rule
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Costa Rica takes first steps to rebuild railroad to the Pacific
[ticotimes.net]

Appeals court to hear case in Chelatchie Prairie Railroad lawsuit
[www.thereflector.com]

CN now operating PTC on all required track
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

OmniTRAX marks groundbreaking on A&R Logistics' export facility
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Brightline deaths prompt ‘concern’ from DeSantis, oversight letter to FDOT
[www.miamiherald.com]

Estonian Railways to invest €11 million in safer railroad crossings
[news.err.ee]

Good U.S. rail traffic news for last week – only because of timing, though
[www.rtands.com]

Canadian Pacific to build transload facility in Montreal
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

China's Hubei opens scenic high-speed railway
[www.xinhuanet.com]
and
China opens two high-speed lines
[www.railjournal.com]
and
Wuhan-Shiyan high-speed railway put into operation
[www.xinhuanet.com]

FirstGroup amends management structure
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Amtrak vs. Freight Railroads: Shippers, You Are Impacted!
[www.railwayage.com]

Railway Board approves DPR of Rs 418 crore Broad Gauge Metro in Nagpur
[urbantransportnews.com]

Amtrak Dining Cars as Profit Centers
[www.railwayage.com]

London’s weekly railway news
[www.ianvisits.co.uk]

Brazil Hopes Green Debt Will Help Fund $3.1 Billion Amazon-Crossing Railway
[www.bloomberg.com]

Mianeh-Bostan Abad Railway inaugurated by Iran's President Rohani
[www.payvand.com]

Battery trains to be tested in Denmark
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Indian Railways to sell stake in Container Corporation of India
[www.railjournal.com]

South Western Railway 'will get government bailout for revenue lost through strikes'
[www.dorsetecho.co.uk]

Avanti West Coast sets out plans for West Coast franchise
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Canadian National Railway meets US requirement for PTC implementation
[www.railway-technology.com]

Aecom to help build world’s longest railway tunnel through Alps
[www.globalconstructionreview.com]

Railway supply industry news round-up
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Gdansk’s new railway connection with China
[www.themeditelegraph.com]

Stadler FLIRT trains to be delivered to Azerbaijan Railway
[www.railway-technology.com]

BNSF Railway grain cars derail at Ulen, Minnesota
[kfgo.com]

Rath Group orders two more Vectrons
[www.railjournal.com]

Railways to manufacture 640 coaches of Vande Bharat Express in the next three years
[www.livemint.com]

HS2 Advances BIM and GIS Integration
[www.railwayage.com]

Swiss operator purchases Stadler articulated EMUs
[www.railjournal.com]

Tanzania to sign $US 1.46bn loan agreement for standard gauge railway
[www.railjournal.com]

Longest railway tunnel in the Balkans to be built on Sofia – Plovdiv line
[sofiaglobe.com]

East Midlands Christmas railway upgrades means 8 days of changes
[www.railadvent.co.uk]

Running Extra


Editorial: SMART train tries to get it right
[www.marinij.com]

TBT: Costa Rica’s imposing Rio Grande railway bridge
[ticotimes.net]

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