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Volume 15 - issue 006
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Date: February 05, 2022 08:36AM


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After returning from the mine, the locomotive spotted the water car for refilling, couple back onto its train and began the slow trip along the loop track which lead through the dumper. It takes about two minutes to dump each car.

Plaster City is approximately 140 miles south and east of San Diego CA. That’s all there is here, a narrow guage railroad, a gypsum storage building and a wallboard plant. And desert.

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Scheduled News


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[www.petaluma360.com]

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[www.mercurynews.com]

Still no passenger train to Scranton, but New Jersey project shortens the gap
[www.standardspeaker.com]

Tourist train working to address impacts from overnight operations; Glenwood Springs Citizens Alliance worried about precedent
[www.postindependent.com]

BART opens fancy pedestrian bridge over large swath of train tracks in Fremont
[hoodline.com]

Electric Train Orders Grow: How Caterpillar Could Be A Winner
[www.benzinga.com]

Freight train returns on new tracks from Glendora to Pomona this week
[www.dailybulletin.com]

FRA PTL: Supporting Next-Generation Train Operations
[www.railwayage.com]

Several cars on Union Pacific train derail Wednesday in Kansas City
[www.kmbc.com]

Who is to Blame for L.A.’s Cargo Train Thefts?
[www.lamag.com]
and
5 arrested on suspicion of burglarizing train cars in Southern California
[www.mercurynews.com]

Disabled Amtrak train stuck in Hudson River tunnels snarls Wednesday rush hour
[www.nj.com]

Graffiti vandals tag more NYC subway trains — ‘It’s coming back strong’ says an MTA worker
[www.nydailynews.com]

Exo receives its first delivery of new train cars
[www.masstransitmag.com]

STANDING ORDER: Legislators Demand Public Seating at the Moynihan Train Hall
[nyc.streetsblog.org]

Stranded train moved from flooded Norfolk track
[www.bbc.com]

Staten Island Railway: MTA working to restore suspended express train service
[www.silive.com]

SANDAG gets money to finish design for fairgrounds train stop
[www.sandiegouniontribune.com]

Area railroads to receive nearly $10 million in state funds
[www.thelcn.com]

Railroad unions fighting new BNSF railroad attendance rules
[www.ncadvertiser.com]
and
A U.S. Court Just Intervened to Stop 17,000 Railroad Workers From Going On Strike
[inthesetimes.com]

Why freight railroads are so successful in the U.S.
[www.cnbc.com]

CA: State requests mediation in Del Mar railroad fence dispute
[www.masstransitmag.com]

‘Deep railroad industry knowledge’ garners GATX, CSX promotions
[www.freightwaves.com]

Poaching truck freight by rail, water and air
[landline.media]

Union Pacific's New Maintenance of Way Machine Completes Maiden Voyage
[www.up.com]

First-stage repairs started after barge hits Clarksville railroad bridge
[www.theleafchronicle.com]

Union Pacific Railroad invests in Wabtec’s FLXdrive battery-electric locomotive
[pennbizreport.com]

Union Pacific names Whited EVP of sustainability, strategy
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

LIRR resumes service, other mass transit info after nor'easter blankets Tri-State
[abc7ny.com]

Why Expanding Amtrak Service to More States Could be Tough
[www.route-fifty.com]

TuSimple Wins Autonomous Truck Deal With Union Pacific Railroad
[www.socaltech.com]

Rail Unions Are Bargaining Over a Good Job Made Miserable
[www.labornotes.org]

USDOT awards Metra pandemic-recovery grant
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Deal between CSX and Amtrak could help pave the way for East-West Rail
[www.bostonglobe.com]
and
STB sets stage for Amtrak Gulf Coast hearing
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific Named One of the World’s Most Admired Companies
[www.up.com]

WMATA names Anzallo police chief
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Metro Transit appoints Funk deputy GM, COO
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Rail unions take attendance policy grievances to Buttigieg, Walsh
[www.freightwaves.com]

Final foundation set for Caltrain electrification project
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Major rail, road flooding in SA causes freight delays
[infrastructuremagazine.com.au]

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[www.cnn.com]

Supply Side: Ballard, Chart; RELAM
[www.railwayage.com]

German railway orders 43 new high-speed trains from Siemens
[www.seattletimes.com]

Grain Shuttle Loader to Open on K&O Line
[www.railwayage.com]

Canadian National Railway appoints Tracy Robinson as new CEO
[www.automotivelogistics.media]

Draft Key Failure Caused CN Derailment: TSB
[www.railwayage.com]

U.S. Rail Traffic Lags in January
[www.railwayage.com]

For Greenbrier, Another 2,900 Railcars
[www.railwayage.com]

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[www.bordertelegraph.com]

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[insideevs.com]

Brazil railway projects keep growing under new regulatory model
[www.bnamericas.com]

Freight Car Orders Soar: ARCI
[www.railwayage.com]

Rumo and VLI seek to build parallel railways in Minas Gerais and Mato Grosso
[www.railjournal.com]

FTA to Transit: $4.7B in FY22 Formula Funding Available
[www.railwayage.com]

Siemens Mobility Chargers for Montreal
[www.railwayage.com]

Running Extra


NY child sends Biden drawing of Amtrak train built in Hornell. See the art and his reply
[www.eveningtribune.com]

The longest train journeys in the world
[timesofindia.indiatimes.com]

The Scenic Train Ride In Georgia That Runs Year-Round
[www.onlyinyourstate.com]

Miami Drivers Are Ignoring Railroad Gates & Trying To Beat The Train
[www.thenextmiami.com]

Michael Portillo is BACK to discover the beauty of Britain's beaches and cliffs in his Great Coastal Railway Journeys that take him from the lochs of Scotland to Dorset's Jurassic Coast
[www.dailymail.co.uk]

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