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Volume 14 - issue 042
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Date: October 16, 2021 01:00PM


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A west bound CSX train of empty grain hoppers passes a former C&O concrete coaling tower at Ronceverte, West Virginia on September 28, 2007. Leading the short consist is CSX AC44CW No. 1, the “class unit” of this series, which was one of 615 such diesels on CSX when this photo was taken. This location is on CSX’s Alleghany Sub, which runs between Clifton Forge VA to Hinton, WV.

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Scheduled News


CP Holiday Train Program Remains Virtual
[www.railwayage.com]

Modesto-area residents can ride Amtrak to Sacramento once again, a night train for now
[www.modbee.com]

Train’s holding brake was stuck before derailment, Metro said
[www.washingtonpost.com]

Germany unveils first-of-its-kind autonomous train
[www.freethink.com]

First Brightline train arrives in Central Florida
[www.clickorlando.com]

How Italy's high-speed trains helped kill Alitalia
[edition.cnn.com]
and
Italy’s High Speed Rail Helped Prove Trains Can Be Better Than Planes
[jalopnik.com]

The Napa Valley Wine Train's Holiday-themed Rides Are Back and More Festive Than Ever
[www.travelandleisure.com]

California bullet train funds stalemated
[calmatters.org]

Railroad Companies Increase Train Lengths
[www.newson6.com]-

Investigators Find Eight LIRR Conductors Disappeared Train Tickets
[www.longislandpress.com]

California bullet train's latest woe: Will it be high speed?
[www.kcra.com]

BNSF testing longer trains which could leave drivers waiting longer
[www.kwch.com]

U.K. Freight Train Firm Turns to Diesel as Electricity Soars
[www.bloomberg.com]

Will Dallas-Fort Worth Get Its Own HyperLoop or Bullet Train Line? Open Houses Take Us One Step Closer
[dallasinnovates.com]

TX: Developers plan bullet train rail station south of downtown Dallas
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Victorian train depot restoration gets $300K boost in Albion
[www.mlive.com]

Ballard to Power Talgo Fuel Cell Passenger Train in European Trial, Ahead of Planned 2023 Launch
[finance.yahoo.com]

'Significant violation' freezes freight train, blocking Kendallville's three crossings
[www.kpcnews.com]

U.P. Railroad employees plan to participate in rally against vaccine mandate
[www.knopnews2.com]

Railroad administration study proposes high-speed rail from Chicago to Minneapolis
[www.fox9.com]

Woman sentenced for sabotaging railroad tracks near Bellingham
[kgmi.com]

Union Pacific to comply with COVID vaccine deadline for U.S. workers
[www.reuters.com]

The perils of precision scheduled railroading
[www.freightwaves.com]

CSX wins award for emissions reduction program
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Metra proposes $900 million operating budget for 2022
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Southern California’s Alisal Fire is 50% contained
[keyt.com]
and
Railway reopens in both directions following closure due to Alisal Fire
[www.ksby.com]

City to invest in $1.2 million in railroad project
[www.thedailyreporter.com]

KCS announces EVP Sameh Fahmy will leave company
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NJ Transit settles labor contracts with more than half its rail unions
[www.nj.com]

CP recognizes 51 shippers for hazmat safety practices
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Kansas City Southern taps tech platform to boost transloading visibility
[www.supplychaindive.com]

Brightline is (almost) back: Drivers will see more train traffic as company tests routes
[www.palmbeachpost.com]

New high-capacity railroad planned for South Africa
[businesstech.co.za]

MARTA announces legal department changes
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Tiger Cool Express announces Tri-Cities intermodal initiative
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

China-Laos railway set to boost commercial relations with ASEAN
[global.chinadaily.com.cn]

Metro-North Ridership Climbs
[highlandscurrent.org]

2 historic locomotives headed back home to Ely, Nevada
[www.newsobserver.com]

Will a New High-Speed Rail in the Mojave Harm Desert Bighorn Sheep?
[www.fieldandstream.com]

AAR: North American Rail Volume Up 7.6% Through 40 Weeks
[www.railwayage.com]

Anacostia Appoints Corporate, PHL Execs
[www.railwayage.com]

New data shows a railway between Springfield, Hartford, Boston could bring thousands of jobs to the region
[www.wtnh.com]

TSB: CN, CP Not to Blame for Lytton Fire
[www.railwayage.com]

Doncaster latest to bid for Great Britain Railways headquarters
[www.bbc.com]

Chicago Cooperation=More Midwest Trains?
[www.railwayage.com]

Farmers face impact of cost-cutting at country’s railways
[www.producer.com]

Borders Railway extension: Project could 'truly transform' region
[www.bordertelegraph.com]

China to roll out new domestic and international railway operating plan
[www.foreignbrief.com]

Texas Investors Form HSR Station Development Company
[www.railwayage.com]

Industrial Development Briefs
[www.railwayage.com]

Running Extra


Japan’s 1937 gasoline-turned-diesel train car to be important cultural property
[the-japan-news.com]

Sunol: Train of Lights tickets on sale
[www.pleasantonweekly.com]

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