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Volume 14 - issue 020
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Date: May 15, 2021 08:24AM


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East Tennessee Railway heads home in Johnson City TN after spending the morning switching. It’s November 5, 2013 and although the ground is covered with fallen leaves, many trees are still ablaze.

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Scheduled News


All Aboard! Napa Valley Wine Train to Resume Operations
[www.sonomamag.com]

Newsom budget proposes $11B for transit, focusing on bullet train and L.A. Olympics
[ktla.com]

A new super-high-speed train might soon take you from NYC to Boston in less than 100 minutes
[www.timeout.com]

Riding Moscow’s train of tomorrow
[www.rbth.com]

NJ Transit settles lawsuits from fatal 2016 Hoboken train crash
[www.nj.com]

Weekly US coal train loadings average 74.2 trains/d, up 18.3 trains on year
[www.spglobal.com]

MA: Residents along South Coast Rail project are hearing more train horns. Here's why.
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Railway: Crossings still blocked Wednesday after train derailment
[www.wandtv.com]

Del Mar considers proposals to move train tracks off city bluffs
[thecoastnews.com]

JBLM Warns Of 'High-Speed Train Runs' This Weekend
[patch.com]

Chile-Bolivia train route being re-established after 16 years
[www.reuters.com]
and
Bolivian truckers agree to stop protests against reopened train line to Chile
[riotimesonline.com]
and
Train line between Bolivia and Chile, closed since 2005, reopened
[riotimesonline.com]

Rail disruption set to continue after train cracks found
[www.bbc.com]
and
Trains reintroduced after safety checks prompted by cracks
[www.bbc.com]

Canadian Pacific freight train derails near Nelson
[www.nelsonstar.com]

$47 million Perth Amboy train station modernization plan takes major step
[www.mycentraljersey.com]

Orlando-Area Community Groups Oppose Brightline Train Extension to Walt Disney World
[wdwnt.com]

Prince George's County leaders opposing Maglev high-speed train project
[www.fox5dc.com]

GETTING THERE: VRE to bring back more train service
[fredericksburg.com]

Construction underway on automated train service as LAX modernises ahead of 2028 Olympics
[www.insidethegames.biz]

Reveal the truth about the Mexico City train tragedy so it won’t happen again
[youthjournalism.org]

Train maker Alstom earmarks new provisions for earlier Bombardier deal
[www.reuters.com]

Canadian National ups offer to seal deal for US railroad
[www.newsobserver.com]
and
News / Railroad battle between CN and CP for Kansas City Southern heats up
[theloadstar.com]

Freight Railroad Revenues to Bounce Back in 2021, Expand 4.7% Annually to 2025
[www.prnewswire.com]

Regional Rail promotes Petree, Schwerin to VP roles
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CSX railroad buys chemical trucking business
[apnews.com]

Railroad tie company to bring 132 new jobs to Neodesha in southeast Kansas
[www.ksn.com]

Illinois panel OKs grade crossing improvements, closings
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific Railroad bridge catches fire in Springfield
[www.registerguard.com]

Select Bay Area counties part of 11-state railroad safety campaign
[www.dailyrepublic.com]

OmniTRAX railroad receives grant for track rehabilitation
[www.rtands.com]

Norfolk Southern is first North American railroad to issue green bonds
[investableuniverse.com]

Pawtucket & Central Falls Railroad project gets $850K financial boost
[www.abc6.com]

U.S. customs agency to replace rail scanning systems
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Metro-North Penn Station access project to resume
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Alaska-Alberta rail project may have a problem: Regulators are investigating its financier
[www.alaskapublic.org]

ASLRRA's Baker urges Congress to pass infrastructure policies that benefit smaller railroads
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

SC Ports handle record cargo volumes in April
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

AAR: Rail traffic numbers continue to improve
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Norfolk Southern elects board directors
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CN orders 1,000 new high-capacity grain cars
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Newark airport's AirTrain project issues RFP
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CN recognizes 55 businesses for sustainability practices
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

High-Speed Las Vegas Rail Project May Be Back on Track
[labusinessjournal.com]

Illinois APWA names rail project tops for the year
[www.rtands.com]

Running Extra


Getting There: 50 years ago, private passenger trains left Spokane on their final journeys
[www.spokesman.com]

FreightWaves Classics: The Atlantic Coast Line was one of several strong Southern railroads
[www.freightwaves.com]

The advantages of electric trains without the cost? NJ Transit wants to test battery power.
[www.msn.com]

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