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Volume 14 - issue 024
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Date: June 12, 2021 06:05AM


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UP 1111 hides near the west switch at Luling (TX) siding. I about thirty minutes, the monsterous eastbound freight will appear, and UP 1111 will have nothin’ but high greens all the way to Kirby.

Norm Schultze photo



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Scheduled News


U.S. will restore $1 billion for California’s troubled bullet train
[www.pbs.org]
and
US will restore $1B for bullet train
[www.avpress.com]

CDC says masks not required outdoors at airports, train stations for fully vaccinated people
[www.washingtonpost.com]

Weekly US coal train loadings average 78.2 trains/day, up 23 trains on year: STB
[www.spglobal.com]

New report describes how Custer train crash happened, and the FBI is investigating
[www.bellinghamherald.com]
and
NTSB issues report on fiery Custer oil train derailment
[kgmi.com]

Massachusetts launches ‘Vax Express’ — a rolling vaccination train that targets hard-hit communities
[www.bostonglobe.com]

German train drivers to go on summer strike over wages
[www.reuters.com]

Tour the Country by Train for $299 With Amtrak’s USA Rail Pass
[www.afar.com]

CTA train derails at Byrn Mawr
[www.chicagotribune.com]

Unions are the powerhouse behind California’s troubled bullet train. A big test awaits
[www.latimes.com]

CTA unveils rendering for new State and Lake train station
[abc7chicago.com]

Train derails in Richmond
[www.wtvr.com]

New class of NJ Transit engineers will cut the number of canceled trains, officials say
[www.nj.com]

Link light rail to increase frequency of train service
[www.kiro7.com]

BART increasing train frequency as ridership continues modest rebound
[www.pleasantonweekly.com]
and
BART to Increase Train Frequency as Ridership Continues Modest Rebound
[www.nbcbayarea.com]

Train barrels into another in Pakistan, killing at least 40
[www.mprnews.org]

Royal Train carrying the Queen pictured at Exeter station
[www.devonlive.com]

Train derailed near Horseshoe Curve, no danger to public
[www.wearecentralpa.com]
and
Cleanup nears completion following 'non-hazardous' train derailment near Horseshoe Curve
[wjactv.com]

Pickens Railway Company replacing seven miles of train tracks through Anderson and Belton
[www.independentmail.com]

AMLO signs contract to begin construction of Maya Train cars
[www.riviera-maya-news.com]

Spirit of Jasper train to run again this year
[duboiscountyherald.com]

ASLRRA backs Senate Commerce Committee’s surface transportation bill
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

BTS: Railroads moved more transborder freight in March
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

AAR marks international grade crossing awareness day
[www.progressiverailroading.com].

Scenic railroad hires interim executive director
[www.times-news.com]

Railroads set to come together in merger
[www.eagleobserver.com]

UP service unit cuts reportable injuries by 25%
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Gary Railroad Included in $640M Sale
[www.insideindianabusiness.com]

MS: New US railroad leader: Amtrak coming to Gulf Coast is a priority. Here's the latest.
[www.masstransitmag.com]

U.S. Steel sells Transtar short lines to Fortress
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad open for 2021 season
[www.krqe.com]

House proposes bill to end blocked railroad crossings
[www.newschannel5.com]

Korea punishes railroad tie cartel
[globalcompetitionreview.com]

Caltrain approves FY2022 operating, capital budgets
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Indiana Rail Road names Swindall president, CEO
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Commuter Rail Coalition elects officers, adds members
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Adirondack Scenic Railroad on track to return this July
[www.wktv.com]

Brightline still committed to Treasure, Space Coast stations, but they could be 7 years away
[www.tcpalm.com]

Long Beach, Utah port authorities announce partnership
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

MARTA adopts balanced budget for 10th consecutive year
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Feinberg nominated to chair MTA, Lieber named CEO
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Metrolink launches safety campaign to help prevent tragedies near tracks
[spectrumnews1.com]

U.S. Senate panel unveils $78 billion surface transportation bill
[www.reuters.com]

Rail supplier news from A. Stucki
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Running Extra


Historic train at Prime Osborn Center to depart Jacksonville
[www.news4jax.com]

Editorial: Need to build long-term ridership should guide SMART train changes
[www.marinij.com]

FreightWaves Classics: U.S. railroads were nationalized in World War I
[www.freightwaves.com]

Ocean Shore Railroad exhibit back on view
[www.smdailyjournal.com]



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