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Volume 14 - issue 031
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Date: August 01, 2021 07:37AM


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A CSX freight crosses the Anacostia River in Washington D.C. Photographic access is easy in Anacostia Park. The bridge was built in 1892, rebuilt in 1972 and damaged in a derailment in 2007.

Norm Schultze Photo



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Scheduled News


Train operator on leave after more than 2 dozen people injured in Boston train collision, authorities say
[www.usatoday.com]

Rail bosses vow to tackle yobs blighting local train services - and comment on '7pm staff boycott'
[www.largsandmillportnews.com]

NTSB report released on Tempe train derailment's one year anniversary
[www.azfamily.com]

Leaders push for Phoenix-Tucson train service
[www.azpm.org]
and
Details of proposed Tucson-Phoenix passenger train
[www.kgun9.com]

Vegetable oil-powered train will transport Toyota hybrid cars
[www.bbc.com]

GO Transit train spotted in downtown London, Ont. Saturday
[london.ctvnews.ca]

CT: Hartford Line returns to full train service, with officials optimistic that more riders will take to the rails as pandemic wanes
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Bullet train budget battle: Should California spend more on urban transit, not high-speed rail?
[www.paloaltoonline.com]

Slow train coming: Rail network suffers ransomware attack
[www.digitaljournal.com]

The train that rivals a plane
[www.nzherald.co.nz]

Tired Chiltern Railways train driver narrowly avoided head-on crash
[www.bbc.com]

Boca Raton looks to move forward with Brightline train station
[www.wptv.com]

JR East targets ‘workationers’ with Shinkansen train equipped with footbaths
[the-japan-news.com]

CSX: Coal dumped after train derailment contained, recovery process not yet underway
[www.wric.com]

Train Stuck In Newhall Tunnel Blocks Metrolink Access In Santa Clarita
[www.hometownstation.com]

Humatics awarded MTA contract to develop interoperable Ultra Wideband train positioning
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Kirkwood Welcomes Return Of Second Passenger Train
[www.timesnewspapers.com]

Ex-LIRR conductor fined $1K for pocketing train tickets for friends
[nypost.com]

Arbitrator affirms rail union must negotiate over train-crew size
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Rail Labor Ordered to Negotiate Crew Size
[www.railwayage.com]
and
Federal infrastructure package could resolve railroad crew debate
[www.wyofile.com]

China-Europe freight train chartered for electric device exports
[www.xinhuanet.com]
.
Electric trains offer the best route to greener transport
[www.theguardian.com]

Mendocino is running out of water. The solution might involve a very old train
[www.sfchronicle.com]

The Soviet spy steam railway that's still running
[www.cnn.com]

STB addresses Class I railroad CEOs regarding international intermodal supply chain issues
[www.logisticsmgmt.com]

STB asks Class I railroads to explain 'substantial' demurrage fees
[www.supplychaindive.com]
and
Railcar Owners Seek STB Demurrage, Accessorial Rules Changes
[www.railwayage.com]

There will be no working on the railroad until later this year
[www.magnoliareporter.com]

Canadian Pacific posts record Q2 revenue
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

FRA revises regs for PTC changes, performance reporting
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

‘The global supply chain wasn’t built for this’: freight delays hammer US
[californianewstimes.com]

NCRR to rehab lead track for beverage plant
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Indiana Rail Road wraps up solar project
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Ag shippers look to Biden order for cheaper rail rates
[www.agri-pulse.com]

From ports to rail yards, global supply lines struggle amid virus outbreaks in the developing world
[www.washingtonpost.com]

CP Publishes Climate Strategy
[www.railwayage.com]

TTCI names Bennett, Lippy to director roles
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Freight and Passenger Rail Work Better as Partners
[www.up.com]

South Shore Line Nearing New Bids for Double Track Project
[www.insideindianabusiness.com]

Operator of five Pa. rail shortlines still undetermined as six-year court battle rages on
[www.pennlive.com]

FDOT Grants Brightline Deadline Reprieve
[www.railwayage.com]

Tesler to head MassDOT
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CSX: Pan Am Merger Application Moves Forward, Support Builds
[www.railwayage.com]

CN solicits input on interim 'extreme' weather fire plan
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Russia repairs damaged Trans-Siberian railway bridge, resumes transport
[www.reuters.com]

SoCalGas to work with Sierra Northern Railway on hydrogen fuel-cell engine
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific says California fire forces closure of Keddie-Portola railway line
[finance.yahoo.com]

Study finds Ffestiniog Railway to be one of most cost-effective attractions
[www.railadvent.co.uk]

Etihad Rail Completes Excavation of Gulf Railway’s Longest Rail Tunnel
[railway-news.com]

Transit Briefs: NCTD, Sound Transit
[www.railwayage.com]

Lhasa-Nyingchi line records 106,000 passenger trips in first month of operation
[www.globaltimes.cn]

Putin Opens Second Tunnel on Baikal-Amur Mainline
[railway-news.com]

Week 29: Rail Traffic Remains Ahead of ’20, Behind ’19
[www.railwayage.com]

Running Extra


Wisconsin train station becomes The Harvey House restaurant by Home Studios
[www.dezeen.com]

Retired LNER train nameplates sell for £12,000
[www.bbc.com]

Santa Clara Valley Lives: The Peninsular Railroad - technology ahead of its time
[www.losaltosonline.com]

PSR: Can We Please Be Honest Here?
[www.railwayage.com]

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