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Volume 13 -Issue 009
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Date: June 13, 2020 02:38PM

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Union Pacific’s local on the Cane Creek Branch to the potash mine and processing plant at Potash, Utah. This local, symboled LJC53, runs to the potash plant every Friday. This shot was taken September 20, 2019 as the train of empty covered hoppers entered the small yard of the potash plant.

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Scheduled News


Bullet train plan for Tehachapi passage would cost $18.1 billion over 82 miles
[www.latimes.com]

MTA saddles Q train riders with old subway cars to prep for new signal system
[nypost.com]

NJ Transit train that ran a red light caused hourslong commute 'chaos,' officials said
[www.northjersey.com]

Next stop, hydrogen-powered trains
view-source:[www.bbc.com]

Train hauling crude oil derails in Northwest Indiana
[duboiscountyherald.com]

$1 billion-plus Uinta Basin oil train could hinge on tax break
[www.sltrib.com]

F train tunnel will get $50M Sandy rehab in 2021
[ny.curbed.com]

Feds to tap Cuomo’s L train experts to fix crumbling Hudson River tunnels
[www.nydailynews.com]
and
Amtrak to Begin Repairs to Tunnels Beneath Hudson River
[www.wsj.com]

To expand transit options before 2028 Olympics, Metro moves to build train to Whittier
[la.curbed.com]

Wyoming House passes train safety bill in win for labor groups
[trib.com]

FRA updates positive train control readiness
[trn.trains.com]
and
PTC Is Interoperable On Nearly Half Of The Class I US Rail Operations
[finance.yahoo.com]

No light in sight for Del Mar train tunnel
[www.delmartimes.net]

Ranchers still fighting Texas bullet train
[www.kxxv.com]

Here's when you can plan for the 90 minute train trip to Dallas
[abc13.com]

Austria stops all trains to and from Italy over virus fears
[www.mercurynews.com]

China-Europe freight train loaded with mails arrives in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan
[www.xinhuanet.com]

Ruling in favor of indigenous communities halts work on Maya Train
[mexiconewsdaily.com]

Trump Fight Over California Train Stalls Virgin Muni-Bond Plans
[www.bloomberg.com]

Two train drivers killed in derailment on Australia’s main interstate line
[www.wsws.org]

TEXRail gets money to expand its commuter trains into the Fort Worth medical district
[www.star-telegram.com]

Watch: Video captures collision between train, 18-wheeler in San Antonio area
[www.lmtonline.com]

Amtrak moves toward airline-style pricing on its lowest train fares
[www.usatoday.com]

Area resident catches high-speed train on slow roll
[www.newstrib.com]

Bombardier bets against 'flight shame' with train sale
[www.dw.com]

Jan Sadharan Express Special Train to run between Bhubaneswar-Cuttack from Tomrrow
[kalingatv.com]

Via Rail to resume Montreal-Toronto train service on March 3
[montrealgazette.com]

Longmont gets $4 million federal grant for railroad crossing quiet zones
[www.timescall.com]

Railroad to the East
[www.northcoastjournal.com]

US Railroad Contractor Reports Data Breach After Ransomware Attack
[www.bleepingcomputer.com]

Navajo Nation, San Juan County to pursue freight railroad
[www.nhonews.com]
and
Chapter opposes railroad through Nation
[navajotimes.com]

Coal-fired Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad converting to oil
[www.denverpost.com]

APTA: Commuter railroads on track for PTC implementation
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

TRRA awarded federal grant for Merchants Bridge project
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Railroad safety bill requiring two person train crews chugs ahead in Wyoming House
[oilcity.news]

Delmarva Central Railroad opens new Seaford Transload Terminal
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

MTA unveils 2020 capex commitments
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

These locomotives will dramatically cut emissions in Valley
[www.visaliatimesdelta.com]

Federal lawmakers introduce bill to expand RRIF program
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

U.S. rail employment continues to nosedive
[www.rtands.com]

Federal Court Orders Railway to Pay $696,173 in Whistleblower Case
[ohsonline.com]

OmniTRAX donates historic locomotive to Pennsylvania rail museum
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
OmniTRAX Donates Historic Locomotive to the Reading Railway Heritage Museum
[finance.yahoo.com]

Association of American Railroads traffic report for week ending February 22, 2020
[www.rtands.com]

Sen. Moran announces $27 million grant for Kansas Railway
[www.hiawathaworldonline.com]

Calgary Transit orders 15 Siemens light-rail vehicles
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Class I rail executives talk coronavirus, truck markets, crude-by-rail
[www.freightwaves.com]

BART seeks design-build contractor for new headquarters
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Running Extra


Case against 5 who built garden on train tracks to block oil train ends in mistrial
[www.oregonlive.com]

Keeping the Faith: The SMART Train is a toehold on the future
[www.sonomawest.com]

Commentary: Why Heavy Axle Loading Freight Matters
[finance.yahoo.com]

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