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Volume 13 -Issue 020
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Date: June 13, 2020 02:54PM

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Having been loaded at the Cline Mine in Cline TX, this train consisting of a Georgetown Railroad “Dump Train” will receive a quick roll by at Uvalde Siding by he Border Patrol.

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Scheduled News


Judge Reinstates Charges Against Engineer in Philadelphia Train Wreck That Killed 8
[www.nytimes.com]

With 50th train, 57,500 migrants have gone back to native places
[www.tribuneindia.com]

Elon Musk finishes digging Las Vegas ‘loop’ train
[www.detroitnews.com]

NC: NCDOT suspends Piedmont train service between Raleigh and Charlotte to save money
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Spain's Azvi and Mexican firms wins bid for Mexico's 'Mayan Train'
[www.reuters.com]

U.S. says Washington state overstepped with oil train law
[www.king5.com]
and
Trump administration moves to block Washington oil train law
[www.columbian.com]

India resumes limited train service as it eases lockdown
[www.startribune.com]

Coronavirus: LNER introduces mandatory ticket reservations
[www.bbc.com]
and
Coronavirus: Northern train services to increase from Monday
[www.bbc.com]

Federal grant awarded for second Amtrak train between the Twin Cities and Chicago.
[www.rivertowns.net].

Parcel train services extended till May 31
[www.newindianexpress.com]

Amtrak releases new train travel guidelines as America begins to reopen
[www.news10.com]

Virgin Trains looking to get rail passengers to Allegiant Stadium
[www.reviewjournal.com]

Third train line proposed in Project Connect mass transit plan for Austin
[www.kxan.com]

CTA, Motormen Clash Over Train Cleaning Procedures Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
[www.nbcchicago.com]

SNCF opens bookings for summer train travel in France
[www.connexionfrance.com]

Canadian Pacific puts biggest grain train on rails to B.C
[www.660citynews.com]

Bullet train builder Texas Central wins four-year legal battle against landowners
[www.globalconstructionreview.com]

Coronavirus casts shadow over Japan's bullet train operators
[asia.nikkei.com]

Freight industry takes hits during the pandemic, but the trains keep chugging along
[www.latimes.com]

Union Pacific drops Cold Connect refrigerated train service
[www.rtands.com]

CRRC completes delivery of 8 train sets for Navi Mumbai Metro project
[www.urbantransportnews.com]

Locally based railroad wins marketing award
[www.readingeagle.com]

Caltrans Study Cites Feasibility of Railroad Tunnel Through University City Area
[timesofsandiego.com]

$400 Million Connecticut River Railroad Bridge Replacement Takes a Step Forward, Design Details Announced
[ctexaminer.com]

LB Foster flood monitoring system installed along Class 1 railroad
[www.rtands.com]

10 OmniTRAX Railroads Receive Jake Awards
[www.railwayage.com]

Improperly Used Train Approach Warning Led to New York Railroad Worker's Death
[www.workerscompensation.com]

Phillips railroad settles dispute with Portland company, museum
[www.sunjournal.com]

Railroad Retirement Board begins paying extended benefits
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Another tax disagreement between Jim Thorpe, Reading & Northern Railroad?
[fox56.com]

NPS, UP, NPF Release New Junior Ranger Railroad Program
[www.railwayage.com]

Short-line railroads offer an appealing investment opportunity even amid pandemic
[www.freightwaves.com]

OmniTRAX Brings Rail-Ready Sites Program to West Virginia Branch of the Winchester & Western Railroad
[www.businesswire.com]

Columbia Walla Walla Railroad awarded grants for crossing safety projects
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

America’s Integrated Rail Network Is Delivering for the Nation
[www.railwayage.com]

Siemens Mobility and Ondas Networks bring next-gen wireless to North American Rail Market
[www.rtands.com]

Feature: Class I railroads see sharp Q1 declines in coal volumes, eye infrastructure changes
[www.spglobal.com]
and
Guernsey braces for layoffs as coal’s decline quiets the rails
[www.wyofile.com]

BNSF advances bridge projects in Idaho, Washington
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

De Soto Railroad Employees Furloughed by Union Pacific
[www.mymoinfo.com]

San Diego MTS names Cooney CEO
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Caltrain to begin Hillsdale Station reconstruction
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific And CSX Transportation In The Competitive Landscape Of The North American Railroad Industry
[seekingalpha.com]

MBTA board approves South Coast Rail construction contract
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

MBTA accelerates Green Line extension work
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
MBTA accelerates Blue Line track, infrastructure work
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Vermont Rail System to acquire NES assets
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Closure of Glendive Diesel Shop announced
[www.laureloutlook.com]

Port Everglades' infrastructure projects 'on track'
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

TransLink suspends layoffs, service cuts
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Rail supplier news from TranSystems, OL USA, Blume Global, Siemens, Hanson and Abloy
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

APTA to Congress: Transit needs another $24 billion
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

SunRail, SEPTA, STM to resume regular rail service
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Reliant on ticket sales, Caltrain faces devastating financial future
[climaterwc.com]

STB Issues Final Policy on Demurrage, Accessorial Rules, Charges
[www.dtnpf.com]

Union Pacific Corporation Declares Second Quarter 2020 Dividend
[www.stl.news]

Running Extra


Commentary: Looking at PSR again
[www.freightwaves.com]

Granby expands railroad museum’s lease as upgrades continue
[www.skyhinews.com]

Closing of railroad hub is a tough blow
[www.union-bulletin.com]

Quarry Workers Riding a Peculiar Device to "Commute" Down Railroad Tracks in 1935
[www.core77.com]

All aboard! Historical locomotive arrives in Folsom
[goldcountrymedia.com]

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