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Volume 13 -Issue 024
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Date: June 13, 2020 03:05PM

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Bicyclist watches Amtrak locomotive 3 head the westbound Capitol Limited through the MARC station at Washington Grove, Maryland June 1, 2020.

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Scheduled News


U.S. to Issue 96 Million Face Masks to Plane, Train Passengers
[www.bloomberg.com]

A Rainforest, Maya Ruins and the Fight Over a Tourist Train
[www.wsj.com]

1st Train Rolls Through BART’s New Berryessa Station; Regular Service Begins Saturday
[sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com]

JR Central lifts covers on N700S bullet train to rekindle ridership
[www.japantimes.co.jp]

MTA Metro-North begins construction to replace two New Haven Line train bridge spans in Port Chester
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Phoenixville Seeking $3M Grant For Passenger Train Station Land
[patch.com]

CTA Yellow Line Train Derails When Tree Falls During Storms, Service Suspended
[chicago.cbslocal.com]

Amtrak train with 39 guests stuck in Spanish Fork Canyon for at least 17 hours
[kutv.com]

Europe Keeps Powering Up Hydrogen Trains. Is America Next?
[www.popularmechanics.com]

DHL Global Forwarding Expands Train Service Between Europe and China
[esellercafe.com]

2 contracts awarded for supervising Maya Train construction
[mexiconewsdaily.com]

2 million train tickets of under 10 euros promote the attractiveness of France
[www.themayor.eu]

Downeaster train service will get back on track with reduced run schedule
[bangordailynews.com]

You can now avoid crowds for train departures with the Amtrak app
[thepointsguy.com]

MTA nears completion on expansion of East Village L train station
[www.nydailynews.com]

Scenic Kyoto train resumes services
[www3.nhk.or.jp]

Block train service brings meat from Europe to China
[news.cgtn.com]
and
Container train with timber departs from Belarus to China
[www.xinhuanet.com]

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Returns to the Rails
[www.afar.com]

Long-Dreamed Train To Miami Beach Could Be A Monorail
[www.bisnow.com]

First train arrival at Stockholm Norvik Port
[ajot.com]

UK’s SWR receives first Class 701 train from Bombardier
[www.railway-technology.com]

In crisis, Amtrak works to get new high-speed trains operating in 2021
[www.inquirer.com]

1880 Train back on track with locomotive renovations
[www.newscenter1.tv]

MA: MassDOT: East-West rail ridership could be 4 times greater than expected, but project out of reach without federal help
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Watch: Railways Creates World Record; Successfully Runs First Double Stack Container Train In Electrified Territory
[swarajyamag.com]

Train route opens to Prince Rupert
[www.thenorthernview.com]

Maya Train chooses diesel over electric but source of fuel in doubt
[mexiconewsdaily.com]

Metro-North train ridership increases at snail’s pace
[midhudsonnews.com]

Freight train derails in east Georgia
[www.fox5atlanta.com]

ACE resorts to using taxis after fire leaves train stranded in Altamont area
[www.pleasantonweekly.com]

Private Train Operations: Indian Railways Enters Crucial Stage Of Ambitious Project
[swarajyamag.com]

Creating history, the longest train service is from Kerala to Dimapur covering 4,322 km ......
[english.mathrubhumi.com]

Railroad safety a priority this week as grants, campaigns announced
[www.thedailynewsonline.com]

Metro-North conductors sue railroad as dispute over crowded trains, pay escalates
[www.lohud.com]

Railroad Mega-mergers: To Be Feared, or a Path to Business Growth?
[www.railwayage.com]

CRANDIC railroad lines become storage for 800-plus coal, ethanol cars
[www.press-citizen.com]

FRA issues NOFO for Railroad Trespassing Suicide Prevention Program grants
[www.masstransitmag.com]

U.S. Railroads Resurgent With Digitization at Just the Right Time
[www.railwayage.com]

USDOT FRA announces availability of $291 million to repair railroad assets
[www.globalrailwayreview.com]

Railroad rumblings in Central America
[www.bnamericas.com]

RCR Rail marks groundbreaking for Taylor Logistics Park
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CN propane supply chain sets record
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Warren Buffett’s Fort Worth-based BNSF cuts jobs as railroads feel COVID-19 pain
[www.dallasnews.com]

Tech Evolution Vehicle: FRA RD&T
[www.railwayage.com]

There May Be No New “Normal”
[www.railwayage.com]

North American intermodal volume recovery lags trucking rebound
[www.joc.com]

U.S. freight-rail traffic down 15.6 percent in Week 23
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

ASLRRA taps Lynch as VP of congressional affairs
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

OCTA approves 2021 budget
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Virginia Railway Express extends contract with Keolis
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

OmniTRAX names Diaz Page to industrial development team
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Final push to PTC deadline
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Dallas-Houston High-Speed Rail May Seek Federal Funds
[thetexan.news]

MTA launches 13-point reopening plan
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Judge rules $25M lawsuit can roll on
[www.durangotelegraph.com]

FRA grants unions' request for another extension to file certification petitions
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

TransLink logs gradual ridership recovery
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Caltrain approves FY2021 interim budgets
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

BART tests new swing style fare gate
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Put Aside Narrow Interests. Think About What’s Best
[www.railwayage.com]

Running Extra


Sugar Pine Train welcomes back visitors
[abc30.com]

Editorial: Legislature may finally pull plug on bullet train debacle. Good.
[www.sandiegouniontribune.com]

Iconic railroad announces plans to reopen in Colorado
[www.outtherecolorado.com]

Utah wildfire destroyed nearly 150-year-old pieces of transcontinental railroad history
[www.ksl.com]

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