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Volume 13 -Issue 018
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Date: June 13, 2020 02:51PM

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Westbound Amtrak Capitol Limited passing through MARC Metropolitan Grove commuter station with covid-shortened 4-car consist. Gaithersburg, Maryland April 22, 2020.

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Scheduled News


Thorpe: Train off track again
[www.tnonline.com]

Cuomo announces New York City will disinfect every subway train every 24 hours in an 'unprecedented step'
[www.businessinsider.com]
and
Officials Announce Historic End of 24-hour Subway Service, Temporarily
[www.ny1.com]

Gulf Coast gets $5.4 million for new Amtrak passenger train from New Orleans to Mobile
[www.sunherald.com]

Trains to gradually resume on May 16
[www.timesofisrael.com]

Carlos Slim consortium wins 18-billion-peso Maya Train contract
[mexiconewsdaily.com]

Railroads Generally Made Progress, but Several Must Meet Compressed Schedules to Meet Implementation Date
[www.gao.gov]

L train tunnel repairs completed ahead of schedule
[ny.curbed.com]

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

Amtrak train and semi truck collide near Highway 1
[www.sanluisobispo.com]

Amtrak extends train service for Pittsburgh to Philadelphia until at least May 18
[triblive.com]

Union Pacific train derails in downtown Rockford
[wrex.com]

Bangladesh Railway operates special parcel train for agricultural goods
[www.newsonair.com]

UP’s first Shramik Special train bringing back 847 migrants
[www.hindustantimes.com]

All aboard the dirt dump train! Hauling dirt between two projects in Maryland
[www.rtands.com]

Haifa – Nazareth tram-train bidders invited
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Public comment begins on bullet train route
[morganhilltimes.com]

New Chinese inter-urban maglev train reaches 160km/h
[www.railjournal.com]

Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad owner signs pact for infrastructure upgrade
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific furloughing most of staff at North Little Rock shop
[www.arkansasonline.com]

SVP Rush to retire from R. J. Corman
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CN first-quarter earnings improve, but railroad acts as pandemic takes toll on traffic
[trn.trains.com]

Pandemic's grip on freight-rail traffic continues
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Amtrak extends Downeaster service suspension
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Why a $600 million herd of iron horses has been put out to pasture in Salt Lake City
[www.deseret.com]

Metro-North Railroad to begin Third Avenue Bridge reconstruction
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific lays off De Soto car shop employees
[www.myleaderpaper.com]
and
Union Pacific laying off employees in Little Rock because of pandemic
[katv.com]

Norfolk Southern 1Q profit falls 44% on charge, weak volume
[www.mrt.com]

The Cumbres & Toltec plans modified season
[alamosanews.com]

Construction of SMART Windsor Extension project resuming May 4
[www.sonomawest.com]

STB issues decisions on demurrage rules, billings
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Association of American Railroads weekly traffic report
[www.rtands.com]

Railroaders may be eligible for pandemic unemployment benefits
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific cancels all steam activities for 2020
[trn.trains.com]

Leue takes the helm at Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CSX Reports Declines in First-Quarter Earnings, Revenue
[www.ttnews.com]

WMATA expands Orange, Silver line projects
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Metra is slashing service on Heritage, SWS, and NCS lines
[chi.streetsblog.org]

Running Extra


26 Hours on a Saharan Freight Train
[www.wired.com]

Film shows East Lothian through the eyes of a train driver
[www.eastlothiancourier.com]

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