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Volume 14 - issue 018
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Date: May 01, 2021 09:30AM


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Amtrak train #30, The Cap[tol LImited, with locomotive #22, passes eastbound through Washington Grove, Maryland on March 7, 2021 running about two hours late. The aroma of locally-famous fried chicken wafts through the air from Hershey;s restaurant (at left) this Sunday afternoon.

Louis Cerny photo



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Scheduled News


Advocates want Saratoga Springs to be train hub
[poststar.com]

Study shows best route for Del Mar train tunnel
[www.delmartimes.net]
and
CA: Study shows best route for Del Mar train tunnel
[www.masstransitmag.com]

N.J. breaks ground on new $30.9M train station in Lyndhurst
[www.roi-nj.com]

First Black Woman To Become Union Pacific Railroad Train Engineer Releases New Autobiography
[www.becauseofthemwecan.com]

Cameroon relaunches express train five years after deadly accident
[www.africanews.com]

Sen. Cantwell’s bill would spend $2.5 billion to remove train crossings
[www.thedailyworld.com]

No train tunnel in south Palo Alto; decision on Churchill crossing put off
[padailypost.com]

Get $50 Train Fares During Amtrak’s 50th Anniversary Sale
[www.afar.com]

Metra Electric line to add express weekend service, offer reverse-commute trains as Amazon fulfillment center opens in University Park
[www.chicagotribune.com]

Additional ACE train service resuming Monday
[www.pleasantonweekly.com]

RTD Celebrates 5 Years Of ‘Train To The Plane’
[denver.cbslocal.com]

Railroads Support Crossing Separation Legislation
[www.railwayage.com]

U.S. railroads post another weekly traffic jump
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

U.S. passenger railroad Amtrak asks Congress for $5.4 billion
[www.reuters.com]

Railroads, ag shippers announce food-safety initiative
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

UP constructing grain transload terminal near Chicago
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

The Drama Heats Up in the Railroad Bidding War
[ca.finance.yahoo.com]
and
Kansas City Southern mulling dueling railroad takeover bids
[www.marketwatch.com]

Positive Q1 for optimistic North American railroads as intermodal traffic grows
view-source:[theloadstar.com]

Biden nominates former FRA official Hedlund to STB
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Prospects of Iran-Afghanistan Railroad Evaluated
[financialtribune.com]

Cog Railroad Tourist Attraction Planning to Reopen in May
[www.mountainjackpot.com]

OLI names board, national advisory members
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific workers fight to keep jobs ahead of recently announced Palestine car shop closure
[www.ktre.com]

Norfolk Southern's Q1 profit improves as economy recovers
[www.eastoregonian.com]

CSX files amended application for Pan Am acquisition with federal regulators
[www.bizjournals.com]

Amtrak report highlights sustainability actions
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

TTCI to develop new engineering lab in Pueblo
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
TTCI to Start ‘Next Chapter’ at New Pueblo Facility
[www.railwayage.com]

Nevada governor issues proclamation to honor rail workers
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

FRA makes American Rescue Plan funds for Amtrak available
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Biometric info center of truckers’ lawsuit against Union Pacific
[landline.media]

CN announces new board directors
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

BNSF says it can handle more crude-by-rail shipments if Dakota pipeline is shut
[wkzo.com]

ABA, NGFA, Ag Shippers Partner With Railroads On Food Safety Initiative
[www.perishablenews.com]

Bells & Whistles—HART light-rail line might not make it to the end
[www.rtands.com]

DART names Lee president, CEO
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Running Extra


Joe Mathews: California’s bullet train needs Joe Biden to save it
[www.kcrw.com]

Southwest Colorado museum restores narrow-gauge freight cars
[www.thetelegraph.com]

Is electrifying the freight rail network cost prohibitive?
[www.freightwaves.com]

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