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Volume 15 - issue 009
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Date: February 26, 2022 08:19AM

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An Amtrak Pacific Surfliner races across the fill near the Del Mar California Racetrack on a cloudy, but bright January 2022 day. Del Mar and Cardiff By The Sea at two of the primo spots to lens both Amtrak and Coaster trains.

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Scheduled News


No, it’s not in your head. This stretch of the Blue Line is the loudest in Chicago’s entire train system
[www.chicagotribune.com]

Hollywood Burbank Airport files environmental lawsuit against California’s bullet train
[www.latimes.com]

Winter Park ski train draws complaints from residents
[kdvr.com]

Arrow begins train testing in Redlands, San Bernardino
[www.highlandnews.net]
and
SBCTA and Metrolink begin Arrow Line train testing
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Higher-speed train safety on agenda of Florida officials
[www.era-leader.com]
and
Higher-speed train safety on agenda of Florida officials
[wtop.com]

Eurostar Direct Train Service From London to Disneyland Paris Returning March 25
[wdwnt.com]

Salisbury train crash: Clearance of leaves delayed by engineering work
[www.bbc.com]

The U.S. Import Surge Is Skipping the Train
[www.wsj.com]

Amtrak Engineer Brandon Bostian To Stand Trial In Deadly 2015 Train Derailment In Port Richmond
[philadelphia.cbslocal.com]

MBTA, Keolis Announce Safety Enhancements At Wilmington Train Crossing
[wbznewsradio.iheart.com]

G line to get upgrade as ridership continues to increase
[www.ny1.com]

First Hydrogen Train in Japan to Hit the Rails for Test Run
[www.bloomberg.com]

2nd 'Kindness Train' reaches Afghanistan in time of dire need
[www.dailysabah.com]

Rep. Powell Proposes Formation of Train Travel Caucus
[www.nashvillescene.com]

BNSF wins court battle against railroad unions
[mohavedailynews.com]
and
BNSF Railway wins another court battle in dispute with union over availability policy
[www.star-telegram.com]

Duos Technologies helping make railroad industry safer
[www.jaxdailyrecord.com]

Durango & Silverton Railroad creates division for contract work
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Metrolink announces new executive leadership team
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

RDC names Asplund executive VP
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

UP honors Vanzant with J.C. Kenefick Safety Award
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

MTA unveils new effort to stop track trespassing
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Metro-North Railroad to boost weekday service in March
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CP and KCS railroad merger could double daily train counts in Lansing
[www.waukonstandard.com]

Santa Cruz RTC becomes a goat herder for sake of railroad tracks
[www.rtands.com]

Approximately 20 train cars derailed in railroad incident near Coolidge, officials say
[www.abc15.com]

UP, Lone Star College Training Truckers With Simulated Rail Crossings
[railwayage.com]

Former Amtrak Employee Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud
[www.justice.gov]

STB publishes latest rail rate report
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

UP to serve renewable chemicals plant in Missouri
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

For years, UP switching yard is among Utah’s worst point sources of pollution. The Legislature is now doing something about it
[www.sltrib.com]

Watch: CN’s distributed braking cars help the railroad run trains more safely in the winter
[www.rtands.com]

BNSF to serve South Dakota seed processing plant
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Montana, regional passenger rail advocates watching outcome of Gulf Coast freight dispute
[www.kpax.com]

Texas transportation council cancels hyperloop plans
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Amtrak wants to restore Gulf line; freight rail not on board
[rollcall.com]

U.S. rail carload and intermodal volumes see strong gains, for week ending February 19, reports AAR
[www.logisticsmgmt.com]
and
U.S. railroads log traffic increase in Week 7, but total volume is down so far this year
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CP reveals slate of board nominees
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Transportation panel advises WMATA to tighten 2023 budget
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Japan agrees $2.2bn loan to finance Metro Manila’s underground railway
[www.globalconstructionreview.com]

Uncertain future for electric railway collection after lease issue at Avon Lake museum
[chroniclet.com]

East Lancashire Railway: £12m restoration plan approved
[www.bbc.com]

California HSR: Limited Clear
[railwayage.com]

Pennsylvania Eyes Second Pittsburgh-Harrisburg Train
[railwayage.com]

Neighbouring countries to operate evacuation trains from Ukraine
[www.railjournal.com]

Northwest Commuter Rail Planning Advances in Colorado
[railwayage.com]

Watch: CN’s autonomous track Inspection program
[www.rtands.com]

Saudi Arabia’s railway plans as impressive as construction is challenging
[www.railtech.com]

Mitsubishi Electric Lands NYCT CBTC Contract
[railwayage.com]

JR West to order tilting EMUs for Yakamuro limited express
[www.railjournal.com]

Running Extra


The Sun Tan Special was the Bay Area's 'happy train' to Santa Cruz. Could it return?
[www.sfgate.com]

Sniffer dogs help track down railway metal thieves
[www.bbc.com]

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