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Volume 14 - issue 019
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Date: May 08, 2021 08:07AM


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Here is the train crossing the Blanco River in San Marcos Texas. The bridge is some 400 feet long and was built by Mosher Steel Co. of Dallas Tx in 1928. It consists of a 200 ft Parker Through Truss . The approaches are an eight panel Warren Polygonal Pony Truss and a seven panel Parker Pony Truss.

Norman Schultze photo



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Scheduled News


High-speed rail services cancelled after cracks found in trains
[www.bbc.com]
and
High-speed train services in UK disrupted after cracks found
[www.elpasoinc.com]

Mexico looks for answers after metro train plunges into road, killing 23
[kfgo.com]
and
Amid anger over deadly Mexico train crash, president vows justice
[www.aljazeera.com]

Second train removed after tragic collapse in Mexico City
[www.fox19.com]

Indy DC Download: Construction of Las Vegas to L.A. fast train expected to begin in the next 12 months
[thenevadaindependent.com]

Federal panel sows doubts about high-speed D.C.-to-Baltimore maglev train
[www.washingtonpost.com]
and
Amtrak CEO voices opposition to proposed MAGLEV train line
[wtop.com]

Planners give preliminary analysis for Del Mar train tunnel
[thecoastnews.com]

Texas Central Signs $1.6B Electric Installation Deal for Bullet Train
[dallasinnovates.com]

Train Dispatcher with Attendance Issues Loses Disability Discrimination Claims
[www.shrm.org]

Eurostar moves to double its London-Paris service to two trains a day.
[www.nytimes.com]

Xi'an sees more cargo transport via train service between China, Europe
[english.cctv.com]

Liverpool residents spending longer on trains but express services not on cards
[www.abc.net.au]

Alstom to provide automatic train operation support to Paris Metro
[www.railway-technology.com]

Courtney seeks $4M from feds for Enfield train platform
[www.journalinquirer.com]

CEVA Logistics implementing new block train, multimodal solutions from China to European ports
[ajot.com]

Amtrak's Boss Has a Plan to Make You Love Trains Again. Will it Work?
[time.com]

JR East cancels morning train reductions due to crowding
[www.japantimes.co.jp]

$257M Western Rail Initiative to bring NRV train service
[www.virginiabusiness.com]

Steam train takes historic test drive on Zig Zag Railway
[www.bignewsnetwork.com]

How China's bullet train 'doctors' ensure travel safety
[news.cgtn.com]

Feds Conclude Santa Barbara Train Depot Isn’t ADA Compliant
[www.independent.com]

'There’s just garbage everywhere': Cape towns ask Mass Coastal to keep a lid on railroad litter
[www.capecodtimes.com]

Almost a quarter of Northern's new trains have been removed from service due to a fault - meaning replacement buses may have to run in Yorkshire after May 16 timetable change
[www.yorkshirepost.co.uk]

A court case on the procurement of trains for High Speed 2 (HS2) has been brought forward to July to avoid “a severe knock on impact to the wider HS2 delivery programme”
[www.newcivilengineer.com]

Railroad inspector charged with falsifying hazardous materials reports
[www.freightwaves.com]

CP Bid for US Railroad Moves Ahead
[www.dtnpf.com]
and
CP gets procedural OK in bid for US railroad
[www.altoonamirror.com]

Carbon sells railroad to Reading and Northern for $4.7 million
[www.tnonline.com]
and
RR owner plans for Carbon line
[www.tnonline.com]

Biden celebrates 50 years of Amtrak; bill would address railroad's OTP
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Panhandle Northern Railroad donates funds to Texas fire department
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Conrail taps Gorton as president, COO
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

East Broad Top Railroad receives $100k grant
[www.wearecentralpa.com]

Reading & Northern Railroad hires Raffa for marketing role
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific Railroad has contributed $200,000 to Bicentennial Bridge
[www.newstribune.com]

PANYNJ's March volume at all-time high
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Decatur Junction Railroad's parent company changes name
[herald-review.com]

Adirondack Railroad launches fundraiser to support new Tupper Lake locomotive
[www.mychamplainvalley.com]

Metro-North Railroad slates Waterbury Branch infrastructure work
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Caltrain begins railroad crossing improvement project in Menlo Park
[inmenlo.com]

UP to open Southern California intermodal terminal
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Western US rail service disappoints movers of grain
[www.world-grain.com]

Back in Business: Mississippi’s Gulf & Ship Island
[www.railwayage.com]

Running Extra


Bullet Train Haters Self-Satirize
[cal.streetsblog.org]

After year off, annual celebration of the Transcontinental Railroad back on this weekend
[www.standard.net]

Freight railroads lead on green infrastructure (Guest viewpoint)
[www.masslive.com]

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