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Volume 14 - issue 017
Posted by: espee99 ()
Date: April 25, 2021 02:54PM


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East Broad Top Railroad’s three-foot gauge Mikados Nos. 12 and 15 on display in front of the Orbisonia, PA station on August 13, 2020 just prior to the opening ceremonies to
commemorate the 60th anniversary of the EBT’s rebirth of a tourist line.

Alex Mayes photo



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Scheduled News


LIRR Conductor Returns $107K Worth Of Jewelry Left On Train
[newyork.cbslocal.com]

Faster Trains Have Arrived On The Blue Line: Take A Look At The CTA’s New 7000-Series Train Cars
[blockclubchicago.org]
and
CTA testing new 7000-series train cars on Blue Line
[abc7chicago.com]

China’s slow trains for the poor
[www.marketplace.org]

A hydrogen-powered train will make transport history as Europe looks to become world leader in green rail travel
[fortune.com]
and
The Hydrogen Stream: Alstom moves forward with world’s first hydrogen train, Chile seeks proposal for hydrogen projects
[www.pv-magazine.com]

15 train cars derail near Kramer Junction in San Bernardino County
[www.sbsun.com]

Weekly US coal train loadings average 74.4 trains/day, reaching six-week high: STB
[www.spglobal.com]

New England Lawmakers Lobby Biden for High-Speed Train Funds
[www.govtech.com]

Texas counties sue FRA over Dallas-to-Houston bullet train project
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Amtrak Names Siemens Mobility Preferred Bidder For New Train Equipment
[www.forbes.com]

Del Mar bluff repairs to shut down train service
[fox5sandiego.com]

Department of Transportation plans train expansion
[wqow.com]

Train departs with open doors: SNCB suspends tests of new safety procedure
[www.brusselstimes.com]

Train 'wrongly diverted' before Dalwhinnie derailment
[www.bbc.com]

Egypt Fires Top Railway Official after Deadly Train Crashes
[www.voanews.com]

ACE will revive third train as pandemic eases. What’s up with Amtrak in Modesto area?
[www.modbee.com]

Germany’s airlines want travellers to take the train
[www.businesstraveller.com]

First shipment of hemp in 84 years leaves Fowler by train Tuesday
[thebusinessjournal.com]

Eleven dead, 98 injured after train derails in Egypt
[nypost.com]

Long Branch Unveils Big Plans To Expand Train Station
[patch.com]

US sanctions on Iran likely to mar ECO train revival
[www.dawn.com]

Mexico’s Mayan train suspension divides Indigenous community
[www.aljazeera.com]

After years of cuts, CSX adding train staff
[www.jaxdailyrecord.com]

Redlands, San Bernardino rail line preparing for train testing
[www.redlandsdailyfacts.com]

Feds rule sale of Maine's largest railroad is 'significant,' delaying acquisition
[www.mainebiz.biz]

Korea Railroad Research Institute developing liquid hydrogen locomotive
[www.h2-view.com]

ILLINOIS DOT: An agreement with the Iowa Interstate Railroad could be made this year
[www.wqad.com]

Long Island Railroad to test electric railcars
[transportationtodaynews.com]

Pandemic effects still inflating U.S. rail traffic figures
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Alaska Railroad reports 94% decline in ridership in 2020
[apnews.com]

Union Pacific net down 9% but sees economy growing in 2021
[www.eastoregonian.com]

GoFundMe for railroads? Adirondack gives it a shot
[www.rtands.com]

At 50, Amtrak could get the transformational makeover it needs
[www.seattletimes.com]

Memphis shippers ask STB to intervene on intermodal congestion
[www.joc.com]

Cuomo unveils reconstruction alternatives for Penn Station
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Kansas City Southern reassigns COO to keep sale on track, adds Canadian railroad veteran
[www.bizjournals.com]

Union Pacific warns about downstream impacts of KCS merger
[www.freightwaves.com]

Class Is employed more people in March
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Operation Lifesaver honors volunteers Ashworth, Kittendorf
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

PennDOT awards multimodal grant funds
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NJ Transit completes locomotive engineer roster
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Capitol Corridor expands cleaner fleet
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Funding set for rail station at Montreal airport
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Running Extra


Train excursions start Saturday at Hoosier Valley
[www.nwitimes.com]

How the 1946 disaster in Naperville resulted in limits being placed on train speeds
[www.chicagotribune.com]

Fundraiser aims to keep railroad in Palestine
[www.palestineherald.com]

California State Railroad Museum Is Open Again
[www.theriverbanknews.com]

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Re: Volume 14 - issue 017
Posted by: Sellar B Nugent ()
Date: April 27, 2021 04:28PM

Didn't know you were ill. Glad to hear your back and getting into the swing of things.

Nudge

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