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Volume 15 - issue 007
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Date: February 12, 2022 10:00AM


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An Amtrak Surfliner pushes north at the Del Mar Bluffs. You can see some of the work equipment that is being used to stabilize the bluffs above and below the ROW. It’s a stunning venue.

Norm Schultze photo



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Scheduled News


Train derails into South Platte River
[www.9news.com]

Metro orders measurement devices that could hasten an end to train shortage
[www.washingtonpost.com]

NYC ‘poop train’ returning to stench-scarred Alabama town
[nypost.com]

Union Pacific to reimburse Tempe $481K for expenses related to train derailment
[www.12news.com]

Train Robberies in Los Angeles leads to thousands of missing packages
[lynnwoodtimes.com]

First train hits Redlands, San Bernardino tracks next week
[www.redlandsdailyfacts.com]

Sound Transit report pinpoints cause of the Apple Cup train stall
[www.seattletimes.com]

Liverpool train driver admits using phone seconds before crash
[www.bbc.com]

Costs of California’s troubled bullet train rise again, by an estimated $5 billion
[www.latimes.com]
and
CHSRA issues draft business plan for 2022
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

ABB books $80 million orders for Spanish commuter train tech
[wtvbam.com]

Amtrak Is Offering A Buy One Get One Free Train Tickets For Valentine’s Day
[www.traveloffpath.com]

A BNSF Railway employee hit by a train in Denver has died
[www.denverpost.com]

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Is Launching the Ultimate Train Trip Through France and Italy for Champagne Lovers
[www.foodandwine.com]

First Brightline train arrives in Orlando
[www.mynews13.com]
and
Brightline’s 'Bright Blue 2' rolls into Orlando
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Late-Night Sunday BART Trains Return February 20
[sfist.com]

First train pulled by Amtrak’s new, more efficient locomotive headed to Spokane
[www.spokesman.com]
and
Amtrak debuts new locomotives on Chicago-Seattle route
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Train firm c2c overcharges on London-Essex route
[www.bbc.com]

UK’s first battery-diesel hybrid train enters passenger service
[eandt.theiet.org]

Transport Canada Eyes Enhanced Train Control
[www.railwayage.com]
and
Transport Canada wants to implement version of positive train control
[www.freightwaves.com]

$1.6 Billion NYC Train Station Doesn't Have Enough Seats
[jalopnik.com]

Thales introduces Robust Train Positioning System
[www.railway-technology.com]

Skunk Train announces results of demographic survey
[www.advocate-news.com]

Faster Wi-Fi but slimmer seats: Here’s a first look on board Amtrak’s newest trains
[thepointsguy.com]

Union Pacific, DA’s Office, LAPD Discuss Train Thefts
[losangeles.cbslocal.com]

No new ruling in Palestine’s Union Pacific railroad case
[www.palestineherald.com]

Long Island Rail Road President Philip Eng announces retirement
[nypost.com]

Supply Side: Greenbrier; Railroad Software/Automated Rail
[www.railwayage.com]

Sierra Railroad buys Ventura County railroad operator's assets
[www.bizjournals.com]

BNSF railroad unions beg Biden administration to intervene against punitive new attendance policy
[www.wsws.org]

Week 5: U.S. freight-rail traffic slowdown continues
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Opposition growing among BNSF workers one week after management imposes draconian new “Hi-Viz” policy
[www.wsws.org]

A New Pricing Plan for Commuter Railroads?
[www.railwayage.com]

UP issues first 'human capital' report
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Major Railroad Buys 20 Battery Powered Locomotives for Its Trains
[futurism.com]

OIG: Amtrak should improve Gateway program management
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Amtrak has no master plan for $30B Gateway Program, new Hudson River tunnels: report
[www.nydailynews.com]

Port of Savannah logged cargo increase in January
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NS promotes execs McClellan, Nag, Moore
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Passenger Rail Dollar Bills From BIL: Apply Now
[www.railwayage.com]

Forest Service oil transport plan would defy Biden climate promise
[thehill.com]

Norfolk Southern recognized for climate work with suppliers
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NTSB issues preliminary report on CSX, SEPTA collision
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Teamsters to hold strike vote at Canadian Pacific
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

FTA calls for nominations to TRACS
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NJT Ordering 25 Multilevels, Names New Rail Ops Leader
[www.railwayage.com]

Nucor Steel Mill Coming To West Virginia
[www.railwayage.com]

Amtrak Earns Spot on ‘America’s Best Employers 2022’ List
[www.railwayage.com]

UK’s first 100mph battery-diesel passenger train on Chiltern Railway
[www.harrowtimes.co.uk]

RFP Released for Toronto’s Scarborough Subway Extension Project
[www.railwayage.com]

HS2 opens new factory as work begins on UK’s longest railway bridge
[www.pbctoday.co.uk]

Running Extra


This Glass-domed Train Is Bringing Back an Incredible Route Through the American Southwest — and Celebrating With Epic Discounts
[www.travelandleisure.com]

The Longest Continuous Train Rides on Earth
[www.mentalfloss.com]

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