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Volume 13 - issue 028
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Date: July 11, 2020 11:15AM

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Scheduled News


Crew moving tank cars found at fault in train collision last September
[www.thewhig.com]

Full Steam Ahead for Commuter Train Despite Lack of Funds
[www.governing.com]

Bullet train reveals impacts
[www.smdailyjournal.com]

Train derails east of Winslow Monday morning
[www.wmicentral.com]

Suspension of Eurostar ski train ‘disastrous’ say no-fly campaigners
[www.theguardian.com]

A Red Line train with 32 passengers on board derailed outside the Silver Spring Metro station
[ggwash.org]
and
Red Line train derails after operator overruns red signal, Metro safety commission says
[www.washingtonpost.com]

Danbury Branch line trains return on July 13
[www.wiltonbulletin.com]

Trains could return to Colorado’s Tennessee Pass, rumble through Leadville under pair of proposals
[coloradosun.com]

Amtrak offers buy-one, get-one promotion on its sleeper trains amid COVID-19 — with a catch
[www.usatoday.com]

River Line train service suspended in South Jersey due to flooding
[www.nj.com]

Vande Bharat Express: No Chinese Train 18! Indian Railways likely to scrap CRRC bid in semi-high speed project
[www.financialexpress.com]

Union Pacific is investigating a coal train derailment in Oostburg
[www.sheboyganpress.com]
and
Train derailment spills coal into Wis. river; officials wonder about environmental damage
[www.rtands.com]

Struggling Austrian Airlines swaps planes for trains
[www.cnn.com]

'Human error' likely cause of fatal Czechia train crash
[newseu.cgtn.com]

Japan Has an Incredible New Bullet Train That Can Help Rescue Passengers During an Earthquake
[www.travelandleisure.com]

Via rail: first passenger train returns to McBride
[www.therockymountaingoat.com]

TSB launches formal investigation of LRT train wheel cracks
[www.cbc.ca]

Is Amtrak leveraging the pandemic to permanently cut train service?
[www.rtands.com]
and
Amtrak Cuts Back Passenger Trains To Tampa
[wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu]
and
U.S. House to Amtrak: we may have some extra money for you, but you gotta run trains to get it
[www.rtands.com]

New High-Speed Train to Connect London and Amsterdam
[www.euroweeklynews.com]

NJ Transit deploys new fare collection technology on trains
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Questions remain in Scotland’s railroad spur project
[www.yourdailyjournal.com]

Rail supplier news from Greenbrier, Alstom, HDR, Railroad Consultants and Transdev
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Labor union presses railroads on additional coronavirus measures
[www.freightwaves.com]

Federal Railroad Administration announces more than $500,000 to deter trespassing
[www.rtands.com]

OmniTRAX’s Stockton Terminal and Eastern Railroad Works with San Joaquin Partnership to Launch Rail-Ready Sites Program
[www.businesswire.com]

Maine's largest railroad is for sale, but implications are unclear
[www.mainebiz.biz]

Railroad helps NASA shoot for the moon
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CN unveils 2020 infrastructure plans for Saskatchewan
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
CN highlights planned infrastructure upgrades in three provinces
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Minnesota freight program, Ohio projects target crossing upgrades
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NETC Selected As New Operator For NETEX Rail Line
[www.ksstradio.com]

Wainscott joins CSX board
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Potential Funding for Texas Central High Speed Rail in New Federal Infrastructure Bill
[thetexan.news]

CN sets another grain haul record in June
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Merrimac rail bridge receives $6.75 million grant for upgrades
[www.wiscnews.com]

Ontario Northland Railway, Monarch Gold ink MOU
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

2020 State of Logistics: Rail Freight and Intermodal
[www.logisticsmgmt.com]
and
U.S. freight-rail traffic slipped 2.4 percent in Week 27
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Calgary Transit unveils mobile ticketing app
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

EPA studying disinfectants for trains, stations
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
MARTA deploys new rail-car disinfectant technology
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Short lines rely on their core aptitude — business development — to attract more customers
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Rail volumes make 'slow recovery' but KCS keeps capacity tight
[www.supplychaindive.com]

RBMN to challenge latest court ruling on SEDA-COG's authority
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Running Extra


South Africa luxury hotel invites guests to sleep on a train permanently parked on a bridge
[www.cnn.com]

This Scenic New Train Ride Will Take You Past Historic Villages and Through the English Countryside
[www.travelandleisure.com]

Views From The Most Scenic Train Rides In The World
[www.thetravel.com]

Annual Alaska Railroad calendar contest kicks off
[www.webcenter11.com]

The little engine that could: Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad and Transportation Museum resumes operations, railbus rides with safety measures in place
[www.theunion.com]

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