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Volume 13 - issue 047
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Date: November 21, 2020 10:06AM


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West bound CSX train Q375 crests the summit of Sand Patch Grade at Sand Patch, PA on track 1 on 12-27-10. On track 2 a helper set waits for Q375 to clear before asking the CSX dispatcher permission to go west to Rockwood, PA to assist another east bound.

Alex Mayes photo



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Scheduled News


Glass-domed luxury train will travel through Southwest next summer
[www.foxnews.com]
and
The U.S. Is Getting an Epic New Glass-domed Train Route From the Rockies to Red Rocks
[www.travelandleisure.com]

New train and gondola will be studied as solutions to Little Cottonwood Canyon congestion
[www.sltrib.com]

CTA Holiday Train Returning But No Riders Allowed Onboard
[chicago.cbslocal.com]

Positive Train Control safety system nears completion
[midhudsonnews.com]

Isle of Wight receives first 'new' train for Island Line
[www.bbc.com]

Weekly US coal train loadings climb to five-week high: STB
[www.spglobal.com]

Federal Railroad Administration finalizes on-time performance rule
[www.freightwaves.com]
and
FRA Releases Final Rule on Amtrak Performance Metrics
[www.railwayage.com]

In Response To Train-Horn Noise Complaints, BNSF Discontinues Night-Time Operations on Spur Line
[kanecountyconnects.com]

Train crashed in Bromsgrove as driver 'distracted by Covid-19 texts'
[www.bbc.com]

Gauge-changing train is no game changer for China
[www.lowyinstitute.org]

Fortress Fumble on Las Vegas Rail Bond Sale Boosts Housing
[www.bloomberg.com]

Pennsylvania Contemplates Future of NYC Passenger Train
[www.govtech.com]

India to train Nepali technicians to operate cross-border passenger railway service
[kathmandupost.com]

CSX's Foote receives Railroad Innovator Award
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Feds: NJ Transit is only U.S. railroad in danger of missing safety system deadline
[www.nj.com]

US Class I railroads are almost fully interoperable
[www.freightwaves.com]

Union Pacific is giving railroad employees $1,000 bonuses
[nebraska.tv]

South Shore Line president explains why the railroad finally got rid of COVID-denier cars
[chi.streetsblog.org]

Major industrial real estate developer bringing railroad park to Fernley
[www.nevadaappeal.com]

Class I employment continues downward trend
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

PSC dismissed complaint against Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad
[krvn.com]

Hub buys assets of Michigan railroad broker
[www.businessinsurance.com]

Amtrak proposes Brattleboro Station improvements
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Metro-North adds train capacity tracker to app
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

RAC honors Canadian railroads, services for safety actions
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CN marks 25 years as publicly traded company
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

MassDOT awards grants for rail industrial projects
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

UP names Vargas VP-Mexico, marketing and sales
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CN recognized as a 'Top 100' employer
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

R. J. Corman appoints Donfris CFO
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Metra OKs 2021 budget
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Alaska delegation welcomes cross-border permit for Alaska-Canada Railway
[transportationtodaynews.com]

For House Rail Subcommittee, an Earful on Multiple Matters
[www.railwayage.com]

Railway on track with e-commerce deliveries
[www.shine.cn]

Northern railway could benefit ag
[www.producer.com]

Huron Central Railway: Made in the North, pulling for the North
[www.thewhig.com]

Intermodal Registers Double-Digit Gain: AAR
[www.railwayage.com]

SEPTA, Amtrak, PennDOT to Improve Signaling on Harrisburg Line
[www.railwayage.com]

Pikes Peak rack railway coach ready for commissioning
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Croatian EMU order signed
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Karachi Circular Railway section revived
[www.railwaygazette.com]

East West Rail surveys underway
[www.railwaygazette.com]

First Look: REM Light Rail Vehicle for Montreal
[www.railwayage.com]

Report: WMATA Board Approves Buyout Plan, Service Cuts
[www.railwayage.com]

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

Jakarta-Bandung High Speed Railway under construction in Indonesia
[www.xinhuanet.com]

China approves $13bn high-speed railway from Chengdu to Chongqing
[www.globalconstructionreview.com]

Indian Railways rolls out double-decker coach which can run at 160 kmph speed. See photos
[www.livemint.com]

San Joaquin COG Streamlines Fare Payment
[www.railwayage.com]

South Korea to invest $1.2 million in inter-Korean railway reconnection project
[www.nknews.org]

Israel, EU discuss possible railway linking Mediterranean to Gulf
[www.israelhayom.com]

Brightline Talks Continue for New Miami-Dade Commuter Rail Service
[www.railwayage.com]

Vectron locomotives roll out on Denmark's railways
[www.themayor.eu]

Faster & smoother travel experience! Indian Railways upgrades tracks of 8 sections; trains to run at 110 Kmph
[www.financialexpress.com]

DB joins U.S. association to support America’s high-speed rail development
[www.globalrailwayreview.com]

Trinity Metro Eyes 2.1-Mile TEXRail Extension
[www.railwayage.com]

Slovenia approves 79.3 mln euro Karavanke railway tunnel overhaul project
[seenews.com]

ACS, Acciona And Ferrovial Compete For €2.15 Bn Australian Railway Project
[thecorner.eu]

'Heartbreaking' job cuts at Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways after pandemic wrecks year
[www.dailypost.co.uk]

Running Extra


You can now live in a historic train depot in the U.P. for $324.9k
[photos.metrotimes.com]

Will 'Amtrak Joe' Biden bail out California's troubled bullet train? Don't bet on it
[www.heraldmailmedia.com]

Japan railway fans abuzz over diesel locomotive on sale for $19K, but there's a catch
[mainichi.jp]

Nevada-California-Oregon Railway moves first passenger cars
[www.redbluffdailynews.com]

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