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Volume 13 -Issue 013
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Date: June 13, 2020 02:44PM

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A loaded UP coal train heads east on the former Denver& Rio Grande Western main at CP Grassy, Utah, MP 586 on September 29, 2019. In the background are the famous Book Cliffs.

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Scheduled News


Operator Is Killed in a Subway Fire in Manhattan; Arson Is Suspected
[www.nytimes.com]

France turned one of its high-speed trains into an ambulance to transport coronavirus patients across the country
[www.businessinsider.com]

Amtrak Auto Train Full of Vehicles Topples in Derailment
[www.mynews13.com]

Metrolink cuts service by 30% as ridership plummets amid coronavirus outbreak
[www.latimes.com]

Private Train to Las Vegas Moves Closer to Bond Approval
[www.bloomberg.com]
and
Las Vegas high-speed train project, once stuck in low gear, is now moving forward
[www.latimes.com]

CT: Windsor council approves easements associated with train station upgrades
[www.masstransitmag.com]

NTSB: Ethanol train derailed after landslide
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Amtrak’s Vermonter train temporarily out of service
[www.wwlp.com]

Caltrain to reduce weekday train service starting next week
[www.ktvu.com]

Florida's Brightline train service suspended indefinitely during coronavirus shutdown
[www.orlandoweekly.com]

Amtrak makes changes to train schedules
[www.dailystarjournal.com]

India halts its crucial train network to try to stop virus
[kmph.com]

FRA offers intercity passenger train operations guidance
[transportationtodaynews.com]
and
Federal Railroad Administration Proposes On-Time Performance Metrics For Amtrak
[www.benzinga.com]

First train with medical supplies for Europe leaves Wuhan as China eases Covid-19 lockdown
[www.rt.com]

Navy Moving Tanks From Ventura To Inland Empire, Garcetti Says National Guard Not Deployed To LA
[losangeles.cbslocal.com]

ENGIE refuels the world’s first renewable hydrogen passenger train
[www.smart-energy.com]

Amtrak suspends train service to Central Coast, SLO Airport sees decline in passengers
[mustangnews.net]

Japan's ultrafast bullet train shows off wireless power supply
[asia.nikkei.com]

MBTA Adds Commuter Rail Trains For Essential Workers In Coronavirus Pandemic
[boston.cbslocal.com]

Coronavirus slices Amtrak ridership, forcing reduction of Central California schedule
[www.fresnobee.com]

New China-Europe freight train route launched in northwest China
[www.xinhuanet.com]

Durango train to remain closed ‘until further notice’
[pinerivertimes.com]

Regular train services to Wuhan resume as epidemic ebbs
[www.shine.cn]

Everett-to-Seattle Sounder commuter train to resume service Friday
[myedmondsnews.com]

Hyundai Rotem wins first Seoul GTX train order
[www.railjournal.com]

Hurley Town Board backs Catskill Mountain Railroad's bid for extended lease on track use
[www.dailyfreeman.com]

Strasburg Railroad in Lancaster County turns to freight to keep its business on track
[www.fox43.com]

Freight Rail And Partners Outline Coronavirus Responses
[finance.yahoo.com]

Rail Conference seeks benefit improvements in stimulus bill
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CSX first US rail firm with emissions goal approved by SBTi
[www.supplychaindigital.com]

FRA, Responding to Industry Joint Petition, Issues Emergency Waiver
[www.railwayage.com]

TSA to require freight railroads to provide training addressing terrorist threats
[www.freightwaves.com]

Stimulus bill includes $25B for transit, $1B for Amtrak
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

USDOT extends FTA grant application deadlines
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

TRRA, R&N Take Home Short Line/Regional of the Year Awards
[www.railwayage.com]

Ottawa light-rail line recognized for engineering excellence
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Association of American Railroads weekly traffic report
[www.rtands.com]
and
Freight-rail traffic in Week 12 reflects falling demand for certain products
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Amtrak cuts management pay to address ridership loss
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

AASHTO names Giulietti to chair rail council
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NS appoints Allen Sutherland EVP, chief legal officer
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CN fertilizer rail traffic fluid amid disruptions
[www.argusmedia.com]

South Shore ridership down to 8% of normal; line awaits relief from Congress
[www.chicagotribune.com]

Sound Transit completes Connect 2020 construction
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Amtrak to cancel Acela Express trains in Northeast as coronavirus reduces demand
[www.usatoday.com]

BNSF begins tent city cleanup process
[www.cjonline.com]

Running Extra


MTA rider dangles outside moving train in shocking video
[nypost.com]

One of the world’s most beautiful train journeys in the world — Brazil’s Serra Verde Express
[thepointsguy.co.uk]

New York City subway ‘surfer’ hangs outside moving train
[globalnews.ca]

To build its emerging “megaregions”, the USA should turn to trains
[www.citymetric.com]

California’s bullet train farce keeps stumbling on
[www.ocregister.com]

America's Lifeline: Supplying Communities with the Goods to Survive a Pandemic
[www.up.com]

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