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Volume 14 - issue 025
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Date: June 19, 2021 07:15AM


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It’s a hot day on the KCS at Robstown Tx. But the humidity is relatively low and the is a slight breeze that no doubt originated off of Corpus Christi Bay. There was a lot going on here to put the tank cars in order and it took the best part of a couple hours to do that.

Norm Schultze photo



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Scheduled News


Opponents of High-Speed Texas Train Suffer Setback in Court
[www.nbcdfw.com]

Houston-Dallas high-speed train still not official but now it has a builder
[houston.culturemap.com]
and
Texas bullet train group inks deal with Milan design firm
[fortworthbusiness.com]

Happy Birthday: DCTA’s A-train is now the big 10
[www.crosstimbersgazette.com]

Weekly US coal train loadings reach 18-month high with 82 trains/d: STB
[www.spglobal.com]

Oil Train Disaster Near Seattle May Have Been Caused By Sabotage
[www.npr.org]

New Jersey Transit Lifts Mask Mandate For Outdoor Train Platforms, Bus Stops
[newyork.cbslocal.com]

New train station on Redlands-to-San Bernardino rail line unveiled
[www.redlandsdailyfacts.com]

Pakistan-Iran goods train service suspended after freight train derailment
[www.xinhuanet.com]

Unmanned train to allow Vale to reopen iron ore plant
[miningglobal.com]
and
Brazil's Vale to use unmanned train in area of potential dam collapse
[www.kitco.com]

Construction Flaws Led to Mexico City Metro Collapse, Independent Inquiry Shows
[www.nytimes.com]

WI: Train stops discussed for future passenger rail likely to include EC, Menomonie
[www.masstransitmag.com]

GM bringing Ultium battery tech to trains, hydrogen to planes
[www.autoblog.com]
and
Wabtec Has Deal With GM To Develop New Type Of Railroad Locomotives
[pittsburgh.cbslocal.com]

New video shows extent of damage from Laguna Pueblo train derailment
[www.krqe.com]

Amtrak Debuts Long-Distance Train Improvements
[www.railwayage.com]

‘Vax Express’ mobile Covid vaccination train to make stop in Worcester
[www.masslive.com]

You Can Ride A Train To The Top Of Pikes Peak Again — Oh, And A New Visitor Center Is There To Greet You
[www.cpr.org]

Faster buses and more Amtrak train routes are proposed for Fort Worth
[fortworth.culturemap.com]

New Haven train depot to move to make room for Amtrak
[www.ncadvertiser.com]

NTSB: Speeding, ‘misinterpretation of requirements’ led to 2018 fatal train collision
[www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com]

Amtrak is a top travel choice in the Northeast. With an ally in the White House, it wants trains in the rest of America.
[www.washingtonpost.com]

Indian Railways to restore services of special trains. Check complete list here
[www.hindustantimes.com]

Caltrain to bring back extra post-game train for giants fans
[www.kron4.com]

Metro-North continues service-level increases
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

S.D. panel agrees to seek $22 million from Federal Railroad Administration for RCP&E
[www.keloland.com]

North America's Largest Railroad Operating Union Joins Others and Calls on STB to Reject CN Voting Trust
[www.prnewswire.com]

ICC approves funding for multiple grade crossing projects
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

OneRail Coalition's Canby to step down
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Concerns Mount Over CN, KCS Rail Merger as Timetable Set for Regulatory Review
[www.ttnews.com]

MTA restores Metro-North Railroad service as commuters return
[www.amny.com]

Chassis and labor shortages stymie ocean carriers, Class I railroads
[www.freightwaves.com]

UP announces DEI giving goals
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

STB Decision Will Impact Freight Rail’s Future
[www.railwayage.com]

KCS to STB: Deny CP’s Declaratory Order Petition
[www.railwayage.com]

AAR, CAGTC back Surface Transportation Investment Act
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CTA names Barclay chairman
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

OCTA OKs $1.3 billion budget for FY2021-22
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Jilted suitor for freight rail line wants to make Baton Rouge to New Orleans passenger rail a reality
[www.theadvocate.com]

Illinois bill would create high-speed rail commission
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Class I execs respond to shippers' rail service concerns
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Dwindling Dwell: How Class I Railroads Are Addressing Supply Chain Congestion
[www.benzinga.com]

Brightline signal testing extended until Saturday, June 19, in West Palm Beach
[www.rtands.com]

FTA issues sustainable transit challenge
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Feds could send billions in tax dollars to Amtrak for Northeast Corridor
[www.thecentersquare.com]

Running Extra


Historic Florida steam train will become tourist attraction
[www.newsobserver.com]

This Scottish Train Is a 5-star Hotel on Wheels Complete with a Spa & Whiskey Tastings
[www.thrillist.com]

A new attraction in Marina aims to bring train tracks along Highway 1 alive with family fun.
[www.montereycountyweekly.com]

Then and Now: Railroad tracks that carried life around Staten Island
[www.silive.com]

Opinion: Metro-North chief defends railroad from columnist's criticisms of service
[www.stamfordadvocate.com]

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