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Volume 13 - issue 032
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Date: August 08, 2020 07:57AM


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Eastbound CRI&P commuter train just east of Joliet,IL. passes a local with a C-415.

Tom Farence photo



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Scheduled News


Disney World Brightline Train Station Update
[insidethemagic.net]

Downtown San Jose residents may soon get relief from blaring train horns
[sanjosespotlight.com]

Florida Luxury Train Cuts Branson Ties, Drops Virgin Name
[www.bloomberg.com]

Goleta City Council Selects ‘Traditional’ Theme for Redesign of Train Depot
[www.noozhawk.com]
and
“Traditional design” selected for future Goleta train depot
[keyt.com]

NC: With riders coming back, Amtrak resumes Piedmont train service in North Carolina
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Check Out Amtrak’s New Missouri River Runner Train Cars
[ksisradio.com]

NJ Transit train service not running on most lines due to downed trees, wires left by Tropical Storm Isaias
[www.nj.com]

New Brightline Train Station Construction Delayed Due to COVID-19
[www.bocaratontribune.com]

Eurostar Resumes Direct Train Service from London to Disneyland Paris; Debuts New Commercial Starring Donald Duck Plush
[wdwnt.com]

Maya train going electric, new tenders in the pipeline
[www.bnamericas.com]
and
Maya Train to run on electricity on one-half of its route
[mexiconewsdaily.com]

South Shore train service disruption planned
[www.953mnc.com]

How fallen leaves create slick train tracks
[cen.acs.org]

Overall Number Of Train Accidents Down In Arizona And The U.S
[kjzz.org]

Watch: News videos on the train derailment in Tempe
[www.rtands.com]
and
Arizona bridge partially detonated after train derailment; nearby residents asked to evacuate
[www.usatoday.com]

Leighton Buzzard track worker avoids 125mph train by 'a second'
[www.bbc.com]

Luxury train cars locally manufactured in Egypt
[egyptindependent.com]

Study narrows which seats on a train put you most at risk of COVID-19
[sports.yahoo.com]

Las Vegas Xpress train project plans for 2021 launch date
[www.reviewjournal.com]

High-Speed MAGLEV Train Hopes to Build Baltimore Station in Cherry Hill
[www.southbmore.com]

RTD Considers Using Savings For Boulder Train To Stave Off More Service Cuts
[www.cpr.org]

Night train to Nice? Rail body calls for sleeper trains to use Channel Tunnel due to rise in post-Covid eco-tourism
[www.dailymail.co.uk]

BNSF train cars carrying corn derail in Richland
[komonews.com]

Japanese train station to release first wine
[www.thedrinksbusiness.com]

Kansas eyes regulations governing train crew size
[www.freightwaves.com]

Link light rail train service has resumed between downtown Seattle and U.W.
[www.seattletimes.com]

Train engine gifted to Penn State Altoona
[www.altoonamirror.com]

FBI Completes Tempe Train Derailment Investigation; Cleanup Work Moves Quickly
[kjzz.org]

CA: SFMTA votes down Caltrain sales tax proposal, bringing train system closer to a shutdown
[www.masstransitmag.com]
and
Caltrain tax advances to November ballot
[www.smdailyjournal.com]
and
Last-minute deal seems to save Caltrain tax measure. Will voters support it?
[www.mercurynews.com]

Port Manatee’s railroad keeps tradition of connectivity on track
[www.bradenton.com]

New railroad safety measures being tested at Colonial Drive crossing
[www.fox35orlando.com]
and
SunRail pilots sensor-activated crossing signage
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Final rule on railroad market dominance issued by the STB
[www.logisticsmgmt.com]

Lawsuit filed over grant to Utah oil railroad
[www.kallanishenergy.com]
and
Environmental Lawsuit Says $30 Million Uinta Basin Railway Is A Misuse Of Oil And Mining Royalties
[www.kuer.org]

SC Ports' Leatherman Terminal construction 'on schedule'
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Winchester & Western Railroad, Frederick County EDA promoting 3 'Rail-Ready Sites'
[www.winchesterstar.com]

CP's Creel, Premier Higgs discuss economic growth potential
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Delaware County Commissioners To Put Railroad Spur Into Service
[munciejournal.com]

CP achieves record annual Canadian grain haul
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

PATCO unveils plan for solar energy project
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Reading & Northern Railroad returns passenger service to Jim Thorpe
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Jim Thorpe train rides starting back up, with efforts to distance passengers
[www.lehighvalleylive.com]

Alpenglow Rail, CC&L Infrastructure acquire USA Rail
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CSX's Jim Foote to receive 2020 Railroad Innovator Award from Progressive Railroading, RailTrends
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

LIRR still trying to restore full service after taking hit from Isaias
[www.newsday.com]
and
LIRR restores full service less than 48 hours after most damaging wind event since Superstorm Sandy
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Heat causes derailment on Arizona & California Railroad
[www.parkerpioneer.net]

Florida receives more than $192,000 in rail safety grants
[thecapitolist.com]

Plan to lay long-haul clean power line along railroads through US Midwest gets on track
[www.rechargenews.com]

Arbitrator rules in favor of railroads in BLET, Tex Mex crew dispute
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CSX issues annual sustainability report
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Rail expansion project complete
[oglecountylife.com]

STB defers decision in Metra-Union Pacific dispute
[trn.trains.com]

Mexico’s Rail Freight Model Still Relevant
[www.railwayage.com]

TCU/IAM National President Scardelletti retires
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Maratea elected TCU national president
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific expects to reopen burned Arizona bridge end of next week
[trn.trains.com]

USDOT awards grants to four new UTCs
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Technology played key role for CSX in 2019
[www.freightwaves.com]

VIA Rail to lay off 30 management employees
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Running Extra


Why is the bullet train farce still going?
[www.ocregister.com]

Explore Outdoors: Train tunnels along Donner Summit offer unique trip back in time
[www.kcra.com]

All Aboard! Sacramento's River Fox Train invites you to enjoy a scenic ride with them
[www.abc10.com]

Marin history: Lansdale Station, a hub for shops and train travel
[www.marinij.com]

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