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Volume 13 - issue 048
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Date: November 28, 2020 07:48AM


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Westbound CSX double stack container train passes the repurposed grain elevator complex at Gaithersburg, Maryland. This train runs between the waste transfer station at Rockville, Maryland and the incinerator at Dickerson, Maryland. November 27, 2020

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Scheduled News


Amtrak is offering up to 50% off train fare for Black Friday 2020
[www.usatoday.com]

Metro Withdraws 6000-Series Railcars Following Second Train-Separation
[thedcpost.com]
and
Metro pulls its 6000-series railcars from service after another train comes apart
[ggwash.org]

Rocky Mountaineer Announces First U.S. Train Route From Denver To Moab
[www.forbes.com]
and
Luxury Denver-Moab train to launch next summer
[www.gjsentinel.com]

Officials: 12-car train derailment in Butler County could have been disastrous
[www.journal-news.com]

Siemens and Deutsche Bahn plan trial of hydrogen-powered train in Germany
[www.cnbc.com]

TRA to launch New Year's Eve sightseeing train
[focustaiwan.tw]

This New Train Station Will Connect Disney World With the Orlando Airport and South Florida
[people.com]

Ann Arbor-Traverse City train developers aim for test rides in 2021
[www.mlive.com]
and
Plans for A2TC Train Route Are Full Steam Ahead After Delays Due COVID-19
[www.9and10news.com]

Union Pacific: Hydrochloric acid spilled during train wreck Monday, cause unknown
[www.visaliatimesdelta.com]
and
Hwy 99 open as train derailment cleanup continues
[kmph.com]

Crews Work To Cleanup After CSX Train Derails In Baltimore
[baltimore.cbslocal.com]

The span, which is visible from Interstate 295, has been eyed by both trail and rail advocates but has fallen into 'critical' condition after being damaged by fire in 1984, according to the state.
[www.pressherald.com]

Coaster Train Will Go To San Diego Convention Center
[www.kpbs.org]

Railroads Approaching Positive Train Control Full Implementation, FRA Says
[www.ttnews.com]

LIRR's positive train control installation
[www.newsday.com]

UN officials signal human rights violations by Maya Train
[mexiconewsdaily.com]

72% Of Bullet Train Contracts For Indian Companies: Railways
[www.ndtv.com]

Final call for hated pacer trains as last Northern 'truck on tracks' makes final journey
[www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk]

Leucadians oppose plan to fence off railroad tracks
[www.encinitasadvocate.com]
and
Transit district ‘expeditiously’ pursuing coastal rail fencing in Del Mar
[thecoastnews.com]

Railroad Museum purchases two more locomotives
[www.journal-republican.com]

Amtrak commends railroad worker benefit measure
[transportationtodaynews.com]

Class I railroads grapple with COVID-19 as unions seek safety assurances
[www.freightwaves.com]

Korea Railroad to suspend services on 16 lines due to workers' industrial action
[en.yna.co.kr]

U.S. passenger railroad reports $801 million loss
[www.reuters.com]
and
Amtrak posts $801 million operating loss in FY2020
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

UP to open Twin Cities intermodal terminal
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Moynihan Train Hall set to open in January
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Metro-North marks second year of accomplishments in Way Head Plan to transform railroad
[www.masstransitmag.com]

CN unveils report on climate-related financial disclosures
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

New Rail Port in San Angelo Will Help Goods Move Across the West Texas Plains
[thetexan.news]

Rail company moves ahead with plans to develop land with a dark history
[www.ajc.com]

MTA completes E Line track replacement project
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Chicago board approves CTA's 2021 budget
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Rail Safety is Focus of FDOT Operation S.T.R.I.D.E
[www.bocaratontribune.com]

Tester Introduces bill to improve rail safety
[www.sidneyherald.com]

DART hires Leininger as interim president
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Sound Transit approves rail service changes for 2021
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CP building dual-coast deepwater port network
[www.joc.com]

OptiFuel Producing Natural Gas Switchers
[www.railwayage.com]

CSX Earns Spot (Again) on Dow Jones Sustainability Index
[www.railwayage.com]

Chengdu-Europe Railway Adds Momentum to Chengdu's Rise as an International Hub, Leading to Closer Cooperation Between Chengdu and Tilburg
[www.businesswire.com]

Italian operator orders hydrogen fuel cell trains
[www.railwaygazette.com]
and
North Milan Railway orders Italy’s first hydrogen trains
[www.railjournal.com]

Meet the Intense Snowblower Built to Clear the Pikes Peak Cog Railway of 10-Foot Drifts
[www.thedrive.com]

Khaf-Herat railway to be officially inaugurated in 2 weeks
[www.tehrantimes.com]

London’s weekly railway news
[www.ianvisits.co.uk]
and
UK railway news round-up
[www.therailwayhub.co.uk]

Railway Firms Struggle to Ensure Safe Train Operations
[www.nippon.com]

Photos: Egypt receives 13 more new railway coaches from Russian Transmashholding
[www.egyptindependent.com]

Railway fleet receives 70 domestically-made wagons
[www.tehrantimes.com]

Minister promises help to double freight market share
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Chongqing-Wanzhou high-speed railway celebrates 4th anniv. of operation
[www.xinhuanet.com]

Minister of Transport announces updates to Duty/Rest Rules for Railway Operating Employees
[www.newswire.ca]

San Francisco Central Subway delayed until mid-2022
[www.railjournal.com]

Agreement Reached for Maryland’s Purple Line Project
[www.railwayage.com]

Weifang-Laixi high-speed railway put into operation
[www.xinhuanet.com]

Australia commits US$ 10 billion for Melbourne Airport railway link
[constructionreviewonline.com]

Railways To Replace Guard Vans On Freight Trains With EoTT Devices
[swarajyamag.com]

Russia thinking over establishing railway for transporting goods to Artsakh
[armenpress.am]

York's railway station could get two extra platforms
[planetradio.co.uk]

Bulgaria, Turkey plan doubling of Plovdiv-Istanbul railway line
[seenews.com]

AAR Week 47: Intermodal Continues to Drive Growth
[www.railwayage.com]

Railway to link 44 cities, towns to be built in South West — DG, DAWN
[www.vanguardngr.com]

IRCTC Latest News: 54 Non-suburban Passenger Trains to Run in West Bengal From Dec 2
[www.india.com]

NSW commits record sum to transport infrastructure in 20-21
[www.railjournal.com]

Germany’s DZSF to fund automated railway research projects
[www.railway-technology.com]

Kenyan court quashes mandatory use of SGR for freight
[www.railjournal.com]

Contract for Festiniog Railway will keep skilled staff working
[www.northwaleschronicle.co.uk]

Network Rail work to reduce flooding and restore part of historic canal at Draycott
[www.railadvent.co.uk]

Alstom inks training pact with Egypt Railways Authority
[tradearabia.com]

Slovenian railways stride towards a multi-million makeover
[www.themayor.eu]

Running Extra


Watch astonishing video of RAF plane flying over Scotrail train as it lands at Edinburgh Airport
[www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com]

Stop Chasing Customers Away. Or Just Get Out of the Way
[www.railwayage.com]

Defining Amtrak’s True Mission
[www.railwayage.com]

Solving the Challenges of Railway Communications
[railway-news.com]

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