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Volume 14 - issue 004
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Date: January 23, 2021 08:23AM


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CSX train Q249 splits the pair of signals at Manilla, PA as it ascends Sand Patch Grade during a snow storm on December 27, 2010.

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Scheduled News


4 people suffer minor injuries after CTA Blue Line train derailed
[chicago.suntimes.com]

Savannah still working toward solution for train horn noise, crossing traffic jams
[www.wtoc.com]

Polis ‘Extremely Concerned’ By RTD Leader’s Questioning Of Boulder Train
[www.cpr.org]

Weekly US coal train loadings average 69.7 trains/day, down 0.9 train/day on week: STB
[www.spglobal.com]
and
AAR: Intermodal Strength Again Boosts Weekly Rail Traffic
[www.railwayage.com]

Here’s when Brightline trains are expected to restart service
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Dozens evacuated after small fire on Amtrak train in Van Buren County
[www.woodtv.com]

CSX Railroad Discusses Improvements For Seneca’s Train Blockages
[www.wcsjnews.com]

China debuts train prototype that can hit speeds of 620 kilometers per hour
[www.cnn.com]

New £1bn fleet of South Western Railway trains delayed
[www.bbc.com]

Tutor Perini lambastes California bullet train authority
[www.constructiondive.com]

Clear the tracks: Russia's first female train driver takes the wheel after decades-long ban lifted
[news.trust.org]

Railways finalises tender for Vande Bharat train sets in ‘Make in India’ boost
[www.livemint.com]

Coronavirus infections hit Kansas City Southern operations in Mexico
[trn.trains.com]

First of MBTA service cuts, reduced weekend train service, to start Jan. 23
[sampan.org]

Connecticut DOT attains Positive Train Control milestone
[transportationtodaynews.com]

Eurostar bailout france prepared to help struggling train operator says transport minister
[www.euronews.com]

Sound Transit tests trains on Northgate Link light rail ahead of September opening
[www.king5.com]
and
Train testing begins on Sound Transit’s Northgate Link extension
[www.rtands.com]

BART Taking Applications For Ownership Of Decommissioned Train Cars
[sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com]

Amtrak testing trains at Point Defiance Bypass for first time since deadly 2017 derailment
[www.kiro7.com]

Tokyo airport’s new train line to make getting into, out of the city easier for JR pass holders
[soranews24.com]

Last trains in Greater Tokyo are now earlier by up to 32 minutes – effective January 20
[www.timeout.com]

Prince George’s council requests 6 months to comment on environmental impact of high-speed train
[wtop.com]

Bombardier’s joint venture to provide maintenance service for 280 high-speed train cars in China
[finance.yahoo.com]

Metrolinx replacing some GO trains with buses and reducing UP service as ridership plummets
[www.cp24.com]

Opponents urge federal board to reject revival of Tennessee Pass railroad along Arkansas, Eagle rivers
[coloradosun.com]
and
Avon to pay half the legal fees on possible challenge of Tennessee Pass railroad reactivation
[www.vaildaily.com]

CSX profit slips, but railroad hauls 4% more freight
[www.foxbusiness.com]

LIRR: 10% service cut goes into effect Monday
[www.newsday.com]

Union Pacific's CEO Talks Railroad's 2021 Goals
[www.benzinga.com]

Latest effort to stabilize railroad tracks done in Del Mar
[www.encinitasadvocate.com]
and
Another phase is complete to strengthen Del Mar bluffs and protect railroad tracks in California
[www.rtands.com]

STB seeks short-line reps on railroad-shipper council
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

EnviroRail looks to use mechanical concrete to change future of railroad maintenance
[www.rtands.com]

Biden designates Oberman STB chair
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Maloney Announces Nearly $20 Million Grant for Metro-North Railroad Safety Improvements
[news.hamlethub.com]

Ohio rail commission awards rail improvement grants
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific delivered 3% more freight as economy recovered
[www.mrt.com]

Midwest Central Railroad Gets COVID-19 Relief Grant
[www.kciiradio.com]

OmniTRAX recognizes shippers for safety
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
OmniTRAX Honors 35 Safe Shippers
[www.railwayage.com]

Rail Labor Says No Carrier Proposals ‘Worthy of Consideration’
[www.railwayage.com]

BNSF budgets nearly $3 billion for 2021 capex
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
BNSF: $2.99B 2021 Capex
[www.railwayage.com]

Metro-North sets on-time performance record during pandemic, with fewer trains running
[www.lohud.com]

USDOT Appointments Announced
[www.railwayage.com]

Iran Expands Railroad Ties with Azerbaijan
[caspiannews.com]

USDOT issues hyperloop standards review, draft accessibility plan
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

KCS, NorthPoint to develop Wylie Logistics Park
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific Delivered 3% More Freight as Economy Recovered
[www.manufacturing.net]

Illinois derailment closes highway, damages tracks
[www.rtands.com]

KCS pledges to set emissions reduction target
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific Reports Volumes Picked Up in 4Q
[www.morningstar.com]
and
UP’s ‘True Potential’ Shown in 4Q20 Results
[www.railwayage.com]

Last leg of railway to northeast complete
[www.chinadaily.com.cn]

East West and Northumberland rail lines get £794m boost
[www.bbc.com]

PHOTOS: Broadmoor Manitou & Pikes Peak Railway on track for completion May 2021
[gazette.com]
and
Final refurbished train cars placed on Cog Railway
[gazette.com]

Cabinet panel concerned over encroachment on railway land
[tribune.com.pk]

Estonian president favorable towards Arctic railway project, cautious about future of Arctic shipping
[www.rcinet.ca]

Egypt to start building high-speed railway from Red Sea to Mediterranean
[www.al-monitor.com]

Will California–Las Vegas High Speed Line Construction Start in 2Q21?
[www.railwayage.com]

Beijing–Shenyang high-speed railway starts full-line operation
[news.cgtn.com]

UK railway news roundup
[www.therailwayhub.co.uk]

Chinese-Funded Railway to Link Former US Bases in the Philippines
[thediplomat.com]

Railway workshop bags two new orders
[www.thehindu.com]

China quits Tehran-Mashhad railway electrification project
[en.mehrnews.com]

CSX announces fourth quarter 2020 earnings results
[www.rtands.com]

Iran, Turkey sign agreements to boost railway cooperation
[www.xinhuanet.com]

FHWA awards $40 million in grants to improve safety at highway-railway crossings in five states
[www.masstransitmag.com]

India's first pull-push Rajdhani Express to run daily from today. Check timings and stoppages
[www.livemint.com]

Running Extra


Biden signs order requiring masks on planes, buses, trains and at airports
[www.washingtonpost.com]

The 11 Most Scenic Train Rides In Europe
[www.travelawaits.com]

Could Joe Biden reverse America’s railroad disaster?
[www.independent.co.uk]

The Hawaiian Sugar Company of Kaua‘i railroad
[www.thegardenisland.com]

Commentary: Rail freight real-time, all-the-time inventory visibility
[www.freightwaves.com]

Fuel Cells and Batteries: The Future of Mobility?
[www.railwayage.com]

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