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Volume 13 - issue 046
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Date: November 14, 2020 10:19AM


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Amtrak train number 30, the eastbound Capitol limited, is running about 45 minutes late on CSX tracks through Gaithersburg, Maryland without stopping on Labor Day, September 7, 2020. The RDC on the right is part of the displays of the Gaithersburg Community Museum. The station platform is for MARC commuter trains.

Louis Cerny Photo



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Scheduled News


Miami-Dade reaches deal to create a commuter train system
[www.islandernews.com]

LAX People Mover train continues and accelerates construction during pandemic
[abc7.com]

Minister promises a train every half hour in every station
[www.brusselstimes.com]

PCCA Adds High-Efficiency Train Project to Better Supply World Markets
[www.cottongrower.com]

Here's a deal: Amtrak offering $20 fares on Acela to celebrate train's 20th anniversary
[www.usatoday.com]

South Korea's Hyper-Tube Train Hits Major Milestone, Reaches Over 621 MPH
[interestingengineering.com]

Will Maya train contract winners be back for another section?
[www.bnamericas.com]

Ex-consultant for California bullet train project cleared of ethics violations
[ktla.com]

Caltrain votes to close Atherton train station in December
[www.almanacnews.com]

Sheffield freight train derailment causes major travel disruption
[www.bbc.com]

Illinois Metra Train Adds First Bicycle-Car
[q985online.com]

Operations resume after train derailment in Potsdam Tuesday night
[www.nny360.com]

CP to suppress long-distance train services
[www.theportugalnews.com]

How Alaska Railroad Is Making Train Travel Safer Amid COVID-19
[www.travelpulse.com]

Is Ann Arbor-Traverse City Train Plan Still On Track?
[www.traverseticker.com]

MBTA proposes cuts to peak-time trains, commuter rail and ferry
[www.bizjournals.com]

Train station on target for 2022 completion
[www.valleybreeze.com]

L.A. to Las Vegas High-Speed Train Project Delayed
[losangeleno.com]

New $28M Amtrak train station opens in downtown Buffalo
[news.wbfo.org]

Ground breaks on construction for new railroad
[www.kgns.tv]

Trial accusing Durango railroad of starting 416 Fire to take place in Denver
[durangoherald.com]

NCTD outlines LOSSAN rail expansion plan
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
CA: Transit district delays Del Mar, Encinitas bluff fence project
[www.masstransitmag.com]

CSX's Jim Foote earns this year's Railroad Innovator Award
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

U.S. intermodal-rail volume spikes in Week 45
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

UP to pay pandemic bonus to agreement employees
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Brightline update: Fences, quiet zones planned for Jupiter as construction continues
[www.palmbeachpost.com]

A&R opens CSX-served warehouse in South Carolina
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Cleveland-Cliffs to acquire six short lines
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CSX bid to acquire Pan Am Railways raises concern
[www.nhbr.com]
and
NS concerned about CSX efforts to acquire Pan Am Railways
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Short Line Safety Institute launches online hazmat training
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Short Line Safety Institute launches new online hazardous materials training
[www.rtands.com]

Award of Merit Small Project: Norfolk Southern Railroad Grand River Bridge Emergency Repairs
[www.enr.com]

Class I railroads expect to meet year-end deadline, then pursue post-PTC implementation advances
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Mechanized Track Laying of Hamedan-Sanandaj Railroad Underway
[financialtribune.com]

Work Underway To Repair Site Of Train Track Collapse
[www.capenews.net]

Railroads send railcars to NY-NJ as import pressure mounts
[www.joc.com]

BNSF posts lower Q3 revenue, issues sustainability report
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
BNSF Releases Corporate Sustainability Report
[www.railwayage.com]

PennDOT solicits input on state rail plan
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Tracking the speed, dwell and cars of Class I railroads
[www.supplychaindive.com]

San Angelo to Build Large Rail Port for Import and Export
[sanangelolive.com]

Garneau revises order affecting winter train speeds
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

PHL to Test Progress Rail EMD® Joule
[www.railwayage.com]

Virgin Hyperloop demonstrates passenger travel
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

LA Metro's Washington to lead Biden's transportation transition team; AAR, ASLRRA welcome president-elect
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

APTA assesses commuter rail PTC readiness
[transportationtodaynews.com]
and
APTA: Commuter rail industry on track to meet year-end PTC deadline
[www.rtands.com]

Montreal transit agency adopts APTA’s pandemic safety plan
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Connecting Railroad Pythio Istanbul Turkey to Europe
[www.raillynews.com]

Kansas City Southern Increases Dividend by 10% Amid Improving Business Outlook
[www.dividend.com]

UP temporarily activates idled eastbound hump in North Platte, Neb.
[trn.trains.com]

Fischer: Bill offers relief for railroaders
[nptelegraph.com]

Denver-RTD CEO Johnson takes helm
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Bells & Whistles—D.C. Metro still has issues with its safety plan
[www.rtands.com]

Incline Railway Celebrates 125th Anniversary
[wdef.com]

Alcohol ban introduced on Scotland’s railway
[www.independent.co.uk]

Renewed Prospects for an India – Europe Railway Line
[www.maritime-executive.com]

$3.3 billion railway would link three trading partner countries
[www.moosejawtoday.com]

Cummins to build railway fuel cell factory
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Murmansk Transport Hub in trouble as ministry terminates contract on railway construction
[thebarentsobserver.com]

New, sleek railway cars will haul tourists up North Korea’s ‘holy’ mountain
[www.nknews.org]

Jaguar buys short lines
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Patriot Rail to acquire the Salt Lake, Garfield & Western Railway
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Railways Merger Plan: Common Exam For New Railway Officers, Selection Panel For Top Positions
[trak.in]

Brazil US$610mn railway concession moves forward
[www.bnamericas.com]

Turkey to boost railway investments, directly connecting industrial zones to port cities
[www.dailysabah.com]

Turkey Plans To Build Railway To Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan Exclave
[caspiannews.com]

Rail Industry ‘Ready to Work’ With President-Elect Biden
[www.railwayage.com]

Framework agreement for up to 60 EMUs signed
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Egypt and Sudan to cooperate on international rail link
[www.railjournal.com]

LRW names Metrolink's Wiggins 'Railway Woman of the Year'
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

China approves $12.86 bln high-speed railway project in southwestern China
[www.nasdaq.com]

Midwest Industrial Supply Launches Rail Anti-Icing Systems
[www.railwayage.com]

UK railway news round-up
[www.therailwayhub.co.uk]

ADB approves $121m loan for railway modernisation works in Uzbekistan
[www.railway-technology.com]

On the right track Russia’s Sakhalin finishes regauging railways the USSR inherited from Japan after WWII
[meduza.io]

Italian Railway Financial Crisis Caused by New COVID-19 Wave
[www.eturbonews.com]

Railways draws up big plan to double its loading capacity by 2024, calls for ‘reinvention’
[theprint.in]

Trinity, NS, GATX, G&W, Watco Form RailPulse JV
[www.railwayage.com]

CN Again Earns Spot on Canada’s Top Employer List
[www.railwayage.com]

COVID-19 | Suburban railway services resume in Kolkata after seven months
[www.thehindu.com]

Kenya introduces DMUs on Nairobi commuter network
[www.railjournal.com]

Brazil, Argentina officials discuss bioceanic railway corridor
[www.bnamericas.com]

Plan for renovation of railway fleet strongly pursued
[www.tehrantimes.com]

British Steel Enhances Rail Products
[railway-news.com]

MRL Paying Tribute to Veterans, Essential Workers
[www.railwayage.com]

Xi stresses building high-quality Sichuan-Tibet Railway
[english.cctv.com]

Ffestiniog Railway services will not recommence ‘at the present moment’
[www.railadvent.co.uk]

Thailand to Launch Largest Railway Station in Southeast Asia
[ftnnews.com]

Ximen Mining laying railway track at Kenville project; closes C$408,000 placing
[www.proactiveinvestors.com]

Germany’s Federal Railway Authority Approves Dual Mode Vectron Locomotive
[railway-news.com]

HS2 Phase 2b bill to be split
[www.railjournal.com]

Construction of sea wall to protect Dawlish coastal railway begins
[www.therailwayhub.co.uk]

Running Extra


Onboard analysis: 'Coast Starlight' is busy overnight
[trn.trains.com]

What Happens to the Commute?
[highlandscurrent.org]

Norfolk Southern Gives Historic Marco Polo Railcar To Southeastern Railway Museum In Duluth, Ga.
[www.chattanoogan.com]

Commentary: High-tech railcar/inventory management
[www.freightwaves.com]

Rare Footage Shows The Opening Of The Beirut-Tripoli Railway Line In 1942
[www.the961.com]

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