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Volume 13 -Issue 012
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Date: June 13, 2020 02:43PM

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A Southern Pacific manifest train heads west on track 1 at Yuba Gap on Donner Pass on April 3, 1989. Leading the 100+ car train is EMD SD40T-2 No. 8336, commonly referred to as a Tunnel Motor, one of 222 such diesels on SP’s roster in the eighties. This photo was taken from the top of the east portal of tunnel 36, in the distance is tunnel 35. Track 1 was removed in 1993. Donner Pass is located in the Northern Sierra Mountain Range nine miles west of Truckee, California.

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Scheduled News


Below is a sample of may Covid-19 service changes

North County Train Schedules Being Sharply Reduced
[www.nbcsandiego.com]
and
Coronavirus In Chicago: Metra Cutting Train Service In Half Due To Declining Ridership As Many Stay Home
[chicago.cbslocal.com]
and
Train services to be cut from next week due to coronavirus
[www.ianvisits.co.uk]
and
BART ending train service at 9 p.m. during shelter-in-place order
[www.danvillesanramon.com]
and
‘Train service of national interest’: SNCB to scrap most trains
[www.brusselstimes.com]
and
Alaska Railroad suspends Aurora Winter Train until May
[www.newsminer.com]

Normal news follows

German man held over attempted high-speed train track sabotage
[www.theguardian.com]

Maryland approves plan to expand MARC commuter trains into D.C., Virginia
[www.washingtonpost.com]

CP investigating train derailment in Northern Ontario
[www.timminstoday.com]

Rail worker dead and another injured after 'being hit by train' near Strasbourg
[www.euronews.com]

Lipinksi introduces bills addressing blocked rail crossings, train noise
[www.freightwaves.com]
and
Lipinski proposes bills to reduce train noise, blocked crossings
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Metro-North fully implements positive train control technology on Harlem and Hudson lines
[www.lohud.com]

ENGIE successfully refuels hydrogen train
[www.h2-view.com]

Metrolink train layover facility expansion to begin in April
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Brady urges FRA to extend public comment period on bullet train
[www.itemonline.com]

Washington State Legislature passes train crew bill
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

$3.4M grant awarded for Greenfield railroad
[www.recordherald.com]

New Orleans Public Belt Railroad gets $7.29M grant for upgrades
[neworleanscitybusiness.com]
and
NOPB Receives $7.29MM CRISI Grant
[www.railwayage.com]

CSX emissions intensity reductions goal approved by SBTi
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Transportation Secretary announces $248.5M in railroad grants
[transportationtodaynews.com]

Granite Awarded $20 Million Railroad Crossing Project in Central California
[finance.yahoo.com]

Maersk files lawsuit against powerful railroad companies in the US
[shippingwatch.com]

FRA amending final rule on commuter, passenger railroad safety programs
[www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com]

Hanford City Council approves MOU with High Speed Rail
[hanfordsentinel.com]

Rail industry requests $13B COVID-19 bailout
[transportationtodaynews.com]

Court will decide railroad battle but right answer may lie elsewhere
[www.sweethomenews.com]

Metro-North Railroad implements PTC on Harlem, Hudson lines
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Association of American Railroads traffic report for week ending March 14, 2020
[www.rtands.com]

APTA: Transit agencies, railroads need $12.9 billion in federal help to offset coronavirus costs
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

County to decline TIGER grant
[www.clearwatertribune.com]

FRA Issues Amtrak Performance Metrics NPRM
[www.railwayage.com]

Rail supplier news from CloudMoyo, NRC and REMSA (March 19)
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

OmniTRAX Names Robert Walker CFO
[finance.yahoo.com]

China Restarts Railway Projects Paused by Outbreak
[www.raillynews.com]

Rail supplier news from Tealinc and NRC (March 20)
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

TriMet unveils proposed FY2021 budge
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Sound Transit Connect 2020 light-rail project delayed
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CSX, Union Pacific, Canadian National pledge to reduce emissions
[www.freightwaves.com]

Patriot Rail names Tonsager chief commercial officer
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Metrolink awarded $10.7 million from FRA for rail safety and operations improvements
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Running Extra


Marin Voice: No signs that SMART train leadership learned lessons
[www.marinij.com]

All Aboard the Electric Ski Train
[freeskier.com]

Safety should be issue with two-man train crew bill
[www.wyomingnews.com]

Valley rail connections drive economic success
[www.eastvalleytribune.com]

“Saving America”
[www.railwayage.com]

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