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Volume 14 - issue 002
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Date: January 09, 2021 09:28AM

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East Tennessee Railway SW1200, resplendent is green and gold switches Johnson City TN. It’s fall of 2013 and the leaves of some trees have fallen, but fall color still remains.

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Scheduled News


Federal authorities are investigating Mesquite man in derailment of train
[kvia.com]

Amtrak to test trains at Point Defiance Bypass, 3 years after deadly derailment
[www.king5.com]

15 train cars derail along Highway 99 between Canby and Oregon City
[www.kgw.com]
and
Union Pacific train derails in Oregon – UPDATED with Union Pacific statement
[www.rtands.com]

New Red Line train cars spend first week on the tracks
[www.patriotledger.com]

MBTA to add more trains to Newburyport/Rockport line
[www.newburyportnews.com]

Moynihan Train Hall opens at Penn Station
[amsterdamnews.com]

Train carrying Volkswagen vehicles sabotaged in Mexico
[www.freightwaves.com]

Sound Transit cancels north line train due to mudslide
[www.yakimaherald.com]

SMART to install UV light sterilization on trains
[www.sonomawest.com]

New Sustainable UK Train Runs on Human Waste
[interestingengineering.com]

Women are finally driving Moscow's subway trains after a decades-long ban
[www.cnn.com]

S.Korea to cut railway CO2 emissions by replacing diesel trains by 2029
[www.reuters.com]

Strike over railroad's virus response blocked
[www.nwaonline.com]

New plans for rail traffic over Colorado’s Tennessee Pass spark protest from grain-hauling competitor
[coloradosun.com]
and
Colorado Pacific Railroad plans to persist in Tennessee Pass deal
[www.vaildaily.com]

Colorado Midland & Pacific says it isn’t going to haul oil over Tennessee Pass
[arkvalleyvoice.com]

New Orleans Public Belt Railroad marks safety milestone
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
New Orleans Public Belt Railroad shatters safety record
[ajot.com]

Three Companies Submit Offers for North Judson’s Railroad
[wkvi.com]

NCRR completes new railroad bridge over Crabtree Creek in Morrisville
[www.newsobserver.com]

Court sides with Union Pacific, thwarting potential strikes
[www.freightwaves.com]

U.S. railroads haul more traffic in Week 52
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Railroad Track Replacement to Begin in Goleta
[www.independent.com]

Funding agreement signed for South Shore double track project
[www.wndu.com]

iCON acquires interest in Iowa Interstate Railroad
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Caltrain extends TASI's rail service contract
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Sound Transit expects higher light-rail project costs
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Primus sworn in as STB member
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Patriot Rail finalizes SLGW acquisition
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

STB Rulemaking Could Reduce Captive Rail Shipper Protections
[www.lexology.com]

MTA Employee Suspended Without Pay Over Capitol Breach
[www.usnews.com]

Loram purchases rail services division of Montana Hydraulics
[www.rtands.com]

CP, CN again post grain-haul records
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Record Grain Moves Continue for CN, CP
[www.railwayage.com]

Amtrak's new plan for fencing and gates near Hudson River called more restrictive than previous proposal
[www.dailyfreeman.com]

RTD-Denver elects board directors, officers
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

BNSF, Wabtec begin testing battery-electric locomotive
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Fitch: MTA remains at risk despite stimulus
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Iran’s railway ambitions go beyond Afghanistan
[www.atlanticcouncil.org]

MTA: Long Island Rail Road expansion project ahead of schedule and under budget
[transportationtodaynews.com]

NYCT completes contactless payment rollout
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

FAA Releases Rules for Drone Operations
[www.railwayage.com]

Indian Railways to operate trains at speed of 130 Kmph along the Golden Quadrilateral and Golden Diagonal sections
[www.livemint.com]

Egypt receives 22 more railway coaches from Russian Transmashholding
[egyptindependent.com]

Tanzania inks $1.3bln railway deal with Chinese firms
[www.trtworld.com]

El Salvador’s Pacific railway project set to move forward
[www.bnamericas.com]

AAR: ‘Railroads Looking to the Future’
[www.railwayage.com]

Successful completion of £16m investment in Scotland’s Railway
[www.therailwayhub.co.uk]

Brazil kicks off early renewal process for FCA railway concession
[www.bnamericas.com]

ABB will power up Toronto’s new Hurontario line
[www.rtands.com]

Track laying works begin for Etihad Rail on UAE national railway network
[www.globalrailwayreview.com]

Why railways’ Dedicated Freight Corridor was delayed, and how it could be a game-changer
[theprint.in]

FTA Signs FFGAs for NICTD, Phoenix Metro Projects
[www.railwayage.com]

Stadler to deliver eight new electric multiple units for Centovalli Railway
[www.railway-technology.com]

Running Extra


All Aboard a Military Special Train
[thewire.in]

This Luxurious Train Journey Through Scotland Comes With an Onboard Spa, Whisky Tastings, and Castle Tours
[www.travelandleisure.com]

A true and hair-raising story near Camp Meeker
[www.sonomacountygazette.com]

First in a Series: Does DOT’s New Face Signal New Policies?
[www.railwayage.com]

Watch the magical train that glides through snow like something out of a Disney film
[www.prima.co.uk]

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