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Volume 14 - issue 044
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Date: October 30, 2021 08:58AM


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October has been wet in South Central Texas, and the rain water has pooled in low spots along the tracks. On Sunday, October 24th, a very late running Train 2 glides through Seguin TX at 2:30PM. The wind was calm and the sun was out, and it all came together.

Norm Schultze Photo



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Scheduled News


O’Hare’s Airport train nearing long-awaited reopening
[wgntv.com]

Archaeologists detect thousands of ruins along Mexico's Maya Train route
[www.knau.org]

South Korea to submit final plan for Paraguayan commuter train next month
[en.mercopress.com]

Signal bridges going up as Metrolinx makes progress on GO train signal modernization at Union Station
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Metro plans reduced service levels through Nov. 15 as it develops testing plan to restore rail cars
[www.washingtonpost.com]

NTSB report says Amtrak train in fatal Montana derailment had automatic-braking system, but offers few clues
[www.washingtonpost.com]
and
NTSB issues preliminary report on Amtrak train derailment
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
NTSB Issues Preliminary Report on Amtrak Empire Builder Derailment (UPDATED)
[www.railwayage.com]

Deutsche Bahn Puts Driverless Train into Service in Hamburg; Shares Rails with Regular Trains
[insideunmannedsystems.com]

Severn Tunnel: Trains cancelled as flooding causes closure
[www.bbc.com]

Long Beach port sending containers to Utah by train to ease congestion
[ksltv.com]

Inspection finds axle issues on Metro 7000-Series trains
[wtop.com]

Rancho Cucamonga link to high-speed train to Las Vegas wins key state approvals
[www.sbsun.com]

New information on the Amtrak train crash in Avery, Iowa
[www.kyoutv.com]

NJ Transit train line resumes after suspension due to flooding
[www.nj.com]

Loud noise heard throughout Tri-Cities was CSX train making emergency stop, rail officials say
[www.wjhl.com]

Spanish Train Company To Challenge Eurostar
[spanishnewstoday.com]

Alaska Railroad rescinds employee vaccine mandate just days after announcing policy
[www.adn.com]

Amtrak passengers can’t sue the railroad. Congress may change that.
[www.nj.com]

Metro-North Railroad announces TrainTime app coming to Apple Watch
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Auxo Investment Partners acquires railroad maintenance company, expects further growth in sector
[mibiz.com]
and
Private company invests in Bluefield based railroad maintenance company
[www.wvnstv.com]

US railroads fear labor unrest over vaccine mandates
[www.argusmedia.com]

BLET, SMART-TD Seek Injunctions Against NS
[www.railwayage.com]

CP releases 2020 sustainability report
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Norfolk Southern Q3 Profit up 32% Despite Flat Rail Volume
[www.usnews.com]

NS mandates vaccination, sues unions
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Former BNSF CIO dePass Olsovsky joins CN board
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Local lawmakers introduce bill to fine railroads up to $10K for blocking crossings
[local12.com]

Norfolk Southern's Scoble honored for environmental stewardship
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern File Merger Application with STB to Create Only Single-Line Rail Network Linking U.S.-Mexico-Canada
[finance.yahoo.com]

BNSF, UP offer rebates to encourage LA-area weekend drop-offs
[www.joc.com]
and
Union Pacific Offers Ocean Carriers Weekend Incentives at Long Beach
[www.maritime-executive.com]

Supply Side: Auxo/Genesis Rail Services; Industrial Networks; L.B. Foster; Liebherr
[www.railwayage.com]

Rio Grande, WestRock ink industrial rail services pact
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
For Rio Grande, New Industrial Rail Services-Shipper Agreement
[www.railwayage.com]

OmniTRAX promotes senior executives
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NRLC: Arbitrator ruling advances health-care network proposal
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Two Takes on Health Care Arbitration: NRLC, Unions
[www.railwayage.com]

UP grading intermodal customers on monthly performance
[www.joc.com]

Ducci Electrical Demonstrates Its Unique Railroad Construction Expertise
[www.newsanyway.com]

Union Pacific steps up efforts to ease West Coast port congestion
[www.supplychaindive.com]

Four Railroaders Earn Environmental Achievement Awards
[www.railwayage.com]

Anacostia names Batory, others to new advisory board
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Anacostia Rail Holdings Forms Advisory Board
[www.railwayage.com]

Government receiving ‘a steady stream of complaints' about CSX
[www.jaxdailyrecord.com]

MTA completes replacement of LIRR New Cassel substation
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Brightline unveils door-to-door transit booking service
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NYCT now required to submit subway noise reports
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CTA proposes $1.75 billion operating budget for 2022
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

AAR: U.S. Rail Traffic Dips in Week 42
[www.railwayage.com]

The Uinta Basin Railway proposal may go through, pending Forest Service approval
[www.upr.org]

Planned railway to divert freight traffic past Tallinn in future
[www.baltictimes.com]

Crane company pursues challenges for historical Indian railway project
[www.constructionspecifier.com]

Restoring Your Railway: new winners announced, as government returns lost railway connections to level up communities
[www.gov.uk]

Vietnam outlines $10bn railway construction programme over next 10 years
[www.globalconstructionreview.com]

ARCI: 3Q21 Orders Down; Backlog, Deliveries Up
[www.railwayage.com]

PA: Railway expansion in spotlight at President Biden's Scranton stop
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Russia launches railway sector project under Make in India initiative
[economictimes.indiatimes.com]

Railway backers take stride towards new Holt link
[www.northnorfolknews.co.uk]

Supervisors seek federal money to further Coachella to Los Angeles railway project
[kesq.com]

California, USDOT Partner to Improve Supply Chain Infrastructure
[www.railwayage.com]

SEPTA KOP Extension Green Light a Favorable Signal?
[www.railwayage.com]

Transit Briefs: BART, SEPTA, TriMet
[www.railwayage.com]

Rail supplier news from Greenbrier, HDR and Industry-Railway
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

China Railways stops China-Europe trains for the first time
[www.railfreight.com]

Alstom appeals SBB order for 286 EMUs
[www.railjournal.com]

‘Self-driving’ high-speed railway line linking Beijing Winter Olympics cities nears completion
[www.scmp.com]

Running Extra


With limited funds, should California's bullet train be high-speed?
[www.constructiondive.com]

'Bobby Dynamite': Facts about the Astros train guy you may not know
[abc13.com]

Reclaiming Taylor Yard: Reshaping 100 acres of railroad property into post-industrial parkland
[www.theeastsiderla.com]

UK’s largest model railway finally finished
[www.wane.com]

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