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Volume 13 - issue 036
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Date: September 05, 2020 07:35AM


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Amtrak 191 leads the southbound Coast Starlight from Jack London Oakland passing a remenant of the Southern Pacific. The tricolor round signals replacement sits about 100 yards south of this location, another piece of the SP going away.

Tim Loftus photo



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Scheduled News


Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad to resume train rides in time for fall foliage
[www.cincinnati.com]

Plans for Potomac River train bridges, which could lead to expanded Roanoke Amtrak service, move forward
[www.wsls.com]
and
Long Bridge rail project clears major hurdle
[www.rtands.com]

Texas ranked number one for train collisions
[www.kgns.tv]

Platform improvements underway at River Forest train station
[www.chicagotribune.com]

80 new passenger trains will start 12 Sept; reservation begins 10 Sept: Full list
[www.livemint.com]

UN-Habitat delivers technical studies for the Maya Train planning in Mérida
[www.theyucatantimes.com]

Metrolink restoring some service from San Fernando Valley to Ventura County
[www.dailynews.com]

Effort underway to save Southwest Chief
[www.kob.com]

Brazil looking into resuming production of train rails
[www.bnamericas.com]

Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority grows to 9 Montana counties; others to follow
[www.kpax.com]

Brightline shaves almost a year from Florida rail project using precast tunnel system
[www.constructiondive.com]

Newly completed Swiss tunnel to transform European rail travel
[www.dw.com]

Southeastern train services to offer 50,000 extra seats from Monday, September 7
[www.kentonline.co.uk]

Rajkot division of Western Rly flags off first train carrying industrial salt
[indianexpress.com]

Pulling up in Hamilton, 'the future of public transport'
[www.stuff.co.nz]

GO Transit increasing service on all routes
[www.680news.com]

LNER to increase their services from Edinburgh to London on Monday
[theedinburghreporter.co.uk]

Railroad to re-lay, upgrade lines between Fort Wayne and Muncie
[wpta21.com]

Union Pacific to lay off employees, says Bailey Yard consolidation isn't related
[kearneyhub.com]

BNSF to take over route operated by California short line
[trn.trains.com]

Transportation union criticizes Amtrak job cuts
[www.timesunion.com]

Dalton to serve as VRE CEO
[www.rtands.com]

SMART moves forward on freight acquisition
[www.marinij.com]

BNSF Agrees to Maintain Safety Measures on Asbestos-contaminated Sections of Rail in Libby
[flatheadbeacon.com]

Armenian Government Settles Dispute with National Railway Network Managed by Russia Company
[massispost.com]

Egypt Receives 5th Batch of Railway Locomotives From U.S.
[allafrica.com]

Britain begins work on new high-speed railway
[www.macaubusiness.com]

First under-river subway with full connectivity—MTA’s Canarsie Tunnel
[www.rtands.com]

Brooklyn Queens Connector may be another victim of the pandemic
[www.rtands.com]

Running Extra


NJ Transit Moves To Ban Man From Trains After New Sex Charge
[patch.com]

Final boiler tests for steam locomotive 828 completed
[www.railadvent.co.uk]

Appeal launched to keep steam locomotive 60163 Tornado in steam
[www.railadvent.co.uk]

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