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Volume 15 - issue 014
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Date: April 02, 2022 06:58AM

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An east bound UP manifest splits a pair of signals on the former Southern Pacific's Sunset Line at Vail, Arizona, milepost 1000, on July 4, 2016. This location is six miles SE of Tucson.

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Scheduled News


Cascadia bullet train on track for big bucks to get rolling, but big uncertainty remains
[www.ijpr.org]

Fukushima bullet train services return 2 weeks after big quake
[english.kyodonews.net]

First new Arrow train hits tracks between Redlands, San Bernardino
[www.sbsun.com]
and
Testing of new trains expected to begin on Redlands tracks this week
[www.redlandscommunitynews.com]

Canada’s Transport Safety Board presents damning report on 2019 CP Rail train derailment
[www.wsws.org]
and
UPDATE: TSB finds fatal B.C. train derailment caused by cold weather, brake failure
[www.saanichnews.com]
and
CP Disputing TSB Accident Report
[www.railwayage.com]

Amtrak unveils new Acela train interiors
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

MTA project will shut down R train for months
[pix11.com]

Spain’s Oldest Train Line Crumbling Into Sea Due to Climate-Fueled Erosion
[www.ecowatch.com]

MAX Train Red Line Weeklong Service Interruption Starts on Saturday
[patch.com]

With crime up and ridership down, Metro struggles to move homeless people off trains
[www.latimes.com]

Eurostar and Thalys: Merger will make it easier to travel by train between five countries
[www.euronews.com]

Sumas RR repairs completed; international train traffic operational
[www.lyndentribune.com]

Finland cuts one of the last trains between Russia and the EU
[www.cnn.com]

Ukraine exports first grain by train to Europe, APK-Inform says
[www.reuters.com]

Freight train derailment at Port of Tacoma hits power lines, blocks traffic
[www.kiro7.com]

Amtrak provides update on possible passenger rail train between Green Bay and Milwaukee
[fox11online.com]

Recent laws make Siemens' planned train factory expansion more complicated
[www.bizjournals.com]

Talks continue to revive Rockland passenger train service
[knox.villagesoup.com]

In bid for service sooner, South Coast Rail takes the long way to Boston
[www.wbur.org]

New Boarding Platform at Clinton Railroad Station Opening Monday, April 4 on Shore Line East
[portal.ct.gov]

USDA urges rail regulators ‘to take immediate action to improve service’
[www.freightwaves.com]

STB poised to decide reciprocal switching rules as shippers, railroads remain at odds
[www.supplychaindive.com]

Grain shippers want regulators to press railroads on service issues
[www.freightwaves.com]

Justice Breyer Cites ‘The Little Engine That Could’ During Oral Arguments in Case About an Injured Worker and Railroad Company Liability
[lawandcrime.com]

North Carolina Railroad to invest in VinFast auto ramp project
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

IL: Proposed railroad merger will ‘degrade the safety and reliability’ of Chicago commuter rail: federal filing
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Rail trail plans detailed from Boardwalk to 17th Avenue
[santacruzlocal.org]

Federal judge reverses jury’s verdict that allowed Benton railroad engineer to take service dog to work
[www.arkansasonline.com]

Union Pacific's Largest-Ever Louisiana Hazmat Class Kindles Growth in Firefighters
[www.up.com]

In memoriam: Longtime Trains Editor Jim Wrinn
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Trans-Afghan railroad hailed as game-changer
[pajhwok.com]

U.S. rail carload and intermodal volumes are mixed, for week ending March 26, reports AAR
[www.logisticsmgmt.com]
and
U.S. Rail Traffic Dips in Week 12, AAR
[www.railwayage.com]

Smith assumes Cando Rail's new AVP post
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Georgia Ports Authority advances capacity expansion plan
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Maryland transportation officials reject startup’s long shot plan to reroute Amtrak trains through new tunnel under Baltimore
[www.baltimoresun.com]

'A mess:' Jupiter bridge work will impact holidays, leave just 2 daily openings for boats
[www.palmbeachpost.com]

Unions block fight by BNSF workers, call on arbitrator to rule on Hi-Viz attendance policy
[www.wsws.org]

Jacksonville port lands new MSC container service
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

LIRR unions: Some employees may have to wait 10 months for OT pay
[www.newsday.com]

Texas Central failed to pay taxes last year, and counties are ready to collect
[www.rtands.com]

Turlock is getting an ACE rail station. Why some residents want to move it downtown
[www.modbee.com]

CSX, NS seek STB mediation in Amtrak Gulf Coast case
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Gulf Coast: STB Denies Mediation Request
[www.railwayage.com]
and
Gulf Coast: Class I’s, Port Seek Mediation. Amtrak Says ‘No’
[www.railwayage.com]

All Aboard the Digitally Transformed Railway
[www.railwayage.com]

Uzbekistan starts building $5bn trans-Afghan railway: report
[www.globalconstructionreview.com]

China's Shaanxi launches first international freight train via China-Laos Railway
[www.freshplaza.com]

Scotland’s railway is now in public hands
[www.snp.org]

Israel to build new 7km freight railway
[www.railjournal.com]

Amtrak struggles to staff Lamy depot; Sky Railway steps up
[www.santafenewmexican.com]

Rail giant BNSF Railway wins bid for 3,500 acres in far West Valley for potential multi-modal facility
[www.bizjournals.com]

BNSF Railway worker died when he fell from a locomotive in Denver yard, report says
[www.denverpost.com]

Biden FY23 Budget Request: $105B for USDOT
[www.railwayage.com]

Running Extra


The fascinating train culture of Japan
[www.traveldailymedia.com]

The Trains of Ukraine Go to War
[www.bloomberg.com]

Reminisce: Lima-built locomotives pull ‘Daylight’ train
[www.limaohio.com]

Complete Guide On Taking The 'End Of The World' Train
[www.thetravel.com]

Happy 125th to the Splendid Sierra Railway
[www.nbclosangeles.com]

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