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Volume 13 - issue 049
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Date: December 05, 2020 08:38AM


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The Herzog loaded ballast train with UP 5326 on point on the Ventura siding. This photo was taken today (12/3) at 3:40 pm right after the LOF 67 went by with UP 8954 on the point with three other units with 19 cars.

(ed.) The south end of UP's Coastline between San Luis Obispo and Oxnard are being rebuilt and improved by the State of California. This includes station, track and bridge work.

Don Golde Photo



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Scheduled News


Railway seeking public’s help in solving train derailment
[www.krqe.com]

Initial findings released after Metro train separation near Glenmont
[wtop.com]

Windsor Locks celebrate $130,000 train station grant
[www.journalinquirer.com]

CP Rail investigating after video shows train running over pronghorn antelope herd
[www.cbc.ca]

24 Train Cars Tagged In Subway Graffiti Makeover This Weekend
[gothamist.com]

Oklahoma train crossing law ruled unconstitutional
[tulsaworld.com]

3 Royal Gorge Route staff members test positive for COVID-19; guests on train may have been exposed
[www.canoncitydailyrecord.com]

Big Plans for Passenger Train Service in N.C.
[spectrumlocalnews.com]-

$100M grant will help reduce UP train congestion as rail traffic grows
[www.mantecabulletin.com]
and
CTC awards grant to Stockton grade separation project
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Turkey Sends First Export Train To China On Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railroad
[caspiannews.com]

2 face federal terror charge over train track interference
[www.startribune.com]

New night train connections coming to Europe in 2021
[www.brusselstimes.com]

China develops high-speed train to run on different rail systems
[www.ecns.cn]

Brightline Trains targeting 2022 for station at Orlando International Airport
[www.clickorlando.com]

All aboard? Company wants to reactivate rail line through Hudson, Stow, Silver Lake and Falls, but bike-and-hike trail also planned
[www.beaconjournal.com]

‘We ought to knock it down’ | Alsobrooks leads opposition to proposed DC – Baltimore 311 mph maglev train
[www.wusa9.com]

Amtrak employee in golf cart struck by train at Union Station
[www.washingtonpost.com]

Landslip in Aberdeenshire closes train line
[www.scotsman.com]

Train Carrying Motor Vehicles Derails in Mississippi
[www.insurancejournal.com]

EGEB: World’s first hydrogen fuel cell train is approved in Austria
[electrek.co]

Some businesses on rail line suspect passing trains linked to recent power outages
[www.hawaiinewsnow.com]

Horns blaring again as trains pass through San Clemente after five years of quietness
[www.ocregister.com]
and
Railroad Administration Denies Waiver Renewal for Quiet Zones
[www.sanclementetimes.com]

Holiday track work will reroute E, M trains between Manhattan and Queens for nine days
[www.amny.com]

Amtrak proposes adding passenger train route to Scranton
[www.citizensvoice.com]
and
Amtrak proposes adding passenger train route from New York City to Scranton
[www.mcall.com]

Train operator Amtrak to pay $2.25 million to settle discrimination claims
[www.reuters.com]
and
Amtrak agrees to fix stations and pay $2.25 million to settle ADA discrimination claims
[www.washingtonpost.com]

TriMet turns to virtual reality to help train MAX operators
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Nonprofit says N. Michigan train idea is chugging along
[www.argus-press.com]

Taiwan train almost buried by rain-triggered landslide
[www.taiwannews.com.tw]

Welding blamed for train car fire at CSX rail yard in south Louisville
[www.wlky.com]

Napa Wine Train waits out COVID-19 as surge puts reopening on hold
[napavalleyregister.com]

Alstom to supply Italy’s first hydrogen trains
[www.greencarcongress.com]

Railroad’s Compliance with Noise Regulations May Violate ADA
[www.shrm.org]

CSX plans to buy New England railroad
[www.gloucestertimes.com]
and
Sale in progress for Maine's largest railroad, worth an estimated $700M
[www.mainebiz.biz]

Baldwin reintroduces shipper 'fairness' bill
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CP raises funds for homeless veterans
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

TTD President Willis dies
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Amtrak names Gardner president
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

RTD-Denver approves 2021 budget, 400 worker layoffs
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

State approves SMART takeover of North Bay freight hauling
[www.marinij.com]

Western Washington Women Charged With Terrorism After Alleged Placement of Devices on Railroad Tracks
[www.bigcountrynewsconnection.com]

Iran, Afghanistan Begin Railroad Trade
[www.tasnimnews.com]

CP proposes new transload hub in British Columbia
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CP to serve expanded grain facility in Minnesota
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

U.S. rail traffic climbs on intermodal gain in Week 47
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
AAR: November Rail Traffic ‘Making Up Lost Ground’
[www.railwayage.com]

West Virginia Rail Authority to acquire, operate rail line
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Rail supplier news from Alstom, Simmons, MOW Equipment, Pettibone; and in memoriam: Harold Brace and John Barriger
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NJ Transit to test technology to combat coronavirus
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

BART, labor unions ratify new contracts
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

VIA Rail logs ridership, revenue drop in Q3
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

TTC event aims to recruit women rail operators
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

STB Institutes Rulemaking for Small Rate Dispute Voluntary Arbitration Program
[www.lexology.com]

LIRR completes construction on Mid-Suffolk Yard to help increase future capacity
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Canada unveils new rules aimed at reducing rail worker fatigue
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

12 counties partner to create Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority
[www.krtv.com]

Good riddance to Britain's franchised railway system
[www.theguardian.com]

Railway lays off Bellevue workers
[sanduskyregister.com]

Capgemini helping France's railway operator with improvements
[www.consultancy.eu]

Seoul to host conference on Eurasia railway cooperation next year
[www.koreaherald.com]

China to build more railways within major city clusters
[www.xinhuanet.com]

Kazakhstan says thousands of railway cars stuck on Chinese border
[www.agriculture.com]

Cog Railway to run excursions all winter
[www.concordmonitor.com]
and
Mount Washington Cog Railway running on weekends, holiday periods this winter
[www.wmur.com]

Railways officially ends ‘bungalow peon’ practice
[mumbaimirror.indiatimes.com]

Coal protesters strap themselves to Dunedin railway tracks
[www.newshub.co.nz]

CAF selected Teleste’s on-board systems for the Docklands Light Railway in London
[www.globenewswire.com]

North-Frontier Railway improves freight loading in November
[www.eastmojo.com]

Covid crisis hits Talyllyn, Ffestiniog and Welsh steam railways
[www.bbc.com]

A ‘Railway War’ Is About to Break out in the South Caucasus
[jamestown.org]

Budget to upgrade Britain’s railways cut by £1bn
[www.ft.com]

CP Building New Brunswick Intermodal Business
[www.railwayage.com]

Autocouplers to equip Swiss intermodal fleet
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Next-generation railway radio reaches key milestone
[www.railjournal.com]

CN, CP Deliver November Grain-Move Records
[www.railwayage.com]

Amtrak to Run Commuter Rail Services in Southern California
[railway-news.com]
and
Metrolink Extends Amtrak Ops Contract
[www.railwayage.com]

Sound Transit Light Rail Running on ‘Clean Energy’
[www.railwayage.com]

Steel track shipped to Indonesia for railway project
[global.chinadaily.com.cn]

First Iran to Afghanistan freight train
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Georgia Ports’ Mega Rail Project Hits Milestone
[www.railwayage.com]

Brexit: EU Proposes Channel Tunnel Infrastructure and Train Licensing Extensions
[railway-news.com]

Crossrail gets its funding to complete the railway
[www.ianvisits.co.uk]

JR East, West look to adopt peak-pricing system as pandemic dents Japan railway demand
[mainichi.jp]

FTA Awards $1.37MM for Asset Management Projects
[www.railwayage.com]

San Diego MTS, ARM Ink Rail Maintenance Contract
[www.railwayage.com]

Longest tunnel on China-Laos railway drilled through
[www.china.org.cn]

Running Extra


My journey around India in 80 trains
[www.theguardian.com]

All aboard new miniature passenger train from Harmony Products
[www.valleybreeze.com]

Owl’s Port of Tacoma train ride is thwarted but soon he’ll be a wildlife ambassador
[www.spokesman.com]

Commentary: Electrify California’s Trains Now
[sf.streetsblog.org]

2021 OUTLOOK: The Second Great Railroad Revolution?
[www.railwayage.com]

The Lihue Plantation Railroad was in operation from 1892 to 1960
[www.thegardenisland.com]

NTSB reports on costly contact of tow with railroad bridge protection cell
[www.marinelog.com]



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