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Volume 13 -Issue 016
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Date: June 13, 2020 02:48PM

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BNSF 6349 heads southbound CSX coal train on the Nashville-to-Atlanta route through Chattanooga, Tennessee as Lookout Mountain looms in the background. Photo taken March 7, 2020 from the Central Avenue bridge looking southwest.

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Scheduled News


Amtrak asks train and bus operators to honk horns to honor transit workers
[www.theverge.com]

California approves $600 million in bonds for high speed train to Las Vegas
[news3lv.com]

Windsor Locks train station funding approved, towns finally get state bond money
[www.journalinquirer.com]

Weekly US coal train loadings fall to over six-year low: STB
[www.spglobal.com]

Skanska joins next generation train team
[rew-online.com]

Train operators juggle comfort and efficiency as phones and cooling gobble energy
[www.imeche.org]

Rail workers avoided 125mph train by less than a second
[www.bbc.com]

Positive Train Control Finally Completed in Hudson Region
[news.hamlethub.com]

Brightline Train Service Suspended, Tri-Rail Requires Masks
[bocanewsnow.com]

High-speed train from South Florida to Orlando on track
[www.fox35orlando.com]
and
Virgin Trains Continues Construction on South Florida to Orlando Rail Throughout COVID-19 Pandemic
[wdwnt.com]

SMART considers cutting staff, trains after election loss, economic uncertainty from coronavirus
[www.pressdemocrat.com]

As Alaska Railroad postpones season, tour guides wonder what’s next
[www.ktva.com]

Durango railroad purchases four diesel locomotives
[pinerivertimes.com]

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad extends closure through May 22
[durangoherald.com]

Unions: FRA denies request for employee safety order
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

MTA requests $3.9B in federal aid
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Chehalis-Centralia Railroad & Museum Awarded More Than $150,000 From State
[www.chronline.com]

Unions to FRA: Railroads must recall furloughed workers before seeking safety waivers
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Railway Age 2020 Readers’ Most Influential Leaders
[www.railwayage.com]

Texas North Western Railway names Franklin GM
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

MTA, unions reach COVID-19 benefits agreement
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Report: U.S. railroads push against rising demand for crude-oil storage in rail cars
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

U.S. freight-rail traffic plunges 22 percent in a week
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Maryland awards track maintenance contract to RailWorks
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Northern Nevada Railway Foundation gets relief from federal program
[elynews.com]

Norfolk Southern selling locomotives to beat the band
[www.rtands.com]

Norfolk Southern introduces autonomous railtrack inspection system
[roboticsandautomationnews.com]

Running Extra


13 Virtual Train Rides From Around the World That You Can Experience Right Now
[www.travelandleisure.com]

Diner picks up his takeout… via train!
[www.abc27.com]

Commentary: How do railroads manage costs during pandemic?
[www.freightwaves.com]

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