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Volume 15 - issue 016
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Date: April 16, 2022 09:43AM

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By late October, there was fall color in eastern Tennessee. There are mainly oranges and yellows, with the splash of red as Norfolk Southern GE wheels a string of automobile carriers just west of Rockwood TN.

Norm Schultze



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Scheduled News


Man killed on MBTA Red Line was exiting train, federal safety board says
[www.wbur.org]
and
Man dragged and killed on MBTA train wasn’t the first injury due to Boston’s subway trains
[www.masslive.com]

Scranton to NYC passenger train gets boost with New Jersey contract award
[www.standardspeaker.com]

Union Pacific fixes railway in south Chico after train trestle fire
[www.actionnewsnow.com]

Six train cars jump railroad tracks in Sparks
[www.kolotv.com]

The latest problem for a Dallas-to-Houston bullet train? $600K in late taxes
[www.dallasnews.com]

Amtrak’s faster, higher-tech Acela trains are delayed again
[www.washingtonpost.com]

Historic Louisville train depot to be sold for $1
[foxlexington.com]

War in Ukraine Challenging China's Train Routes to Europe
[www.voanews.com]

Open house to discuss potential sites of train stations
[www.hoiabc.com]

Snarky tweets, time lapse videos: How the Gulf Coast train beef between Amtrak and CSX is intensifying
[www.enterprise-journal.com]

Engineer gets 3 years for derailing train near Navy hospital ship in early days of pandemic
[www.courthousenews.com]

Maya Train advancements continue west of Playa del Carmen
[www.riviera-maya-news.com]

Clinton Up-and-Over Train Station Expands Service
[www.zip06.com]

Security measures remain on SunRail, Brightline in wake of Brooklyn subway train shooting
[www.wesh.com]
and
Security stepped up at local bus, train stations following NYC subway shooting
[www.westernmassnews.com]

JRC to crank up train speeds
[jamaica-gleaner.com]

Old trains are affecting NJ Transit performance. Help’s on the way, but is it soon enough?
[www.nj.com]

How the Gulf Coast train beef between Amtrak and CSX is intensifying
[www.meridianstar.com]

Recently-restored train car offers trips between Coldwater and Hillsdale
[hillsdalecollegian.com]

FRA admin: Train length a factor in considering crew-size rule
[smart-union.org]

Metro’s 7000-Series Wheel Monitoring Plan Needs Careful Scrutiny, Safety Commission Says
[dcist.com]

Fertilizer company complains about railroad shipment limits
[www.wflx.com]

Feds OK sale of Maine's largest railroad, Pan Am, to giant CSX Corp.
[www.mainebiz.biz]
and
STB Approves CSX-Pan Am Combination
[www.railwayage.com]

Chehalis-Centralia Railroad and Museum Obtains Stop-Gap Liability Insurance Amid Ceased Passenger Operations
[www.chronline.com]?

Freight Railroads Work to Resolve Service Problems, Delays
[www.claimsjournal.com]

Watco's Webb to receive 2022 Railroad Innovator Award
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Santa Maria Valley Railroad turns 140; celebration set for Friday
[news.yahoo.com]

US railroad traffic reports 1% Y/Y drop in weekly rail traffic
[seekingalpha.com]

STB sets dates for late April hearing on railroad service
[www.scmr.com]

Amtrak moves to seize control of Union Station
[www.washingtonpost.com]

American Track Acquires the Railroad Associates Corp
[www.globenewswire.com]

Reps. DeFazio, Payne urge FRA to minimize railroad worker fatigue
[transportationtodaynews.com]

Union Pacific reopening Pine Bluff shop
[www.arkansasonline.com]

Russian Railroad Near Ukraine Border Destroyed
[www.themoscowtimes.com]

Canada relaxes border rules, but not enough for the White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad
[www.alaskapublic.org]

World's Largest Steam Locomotive 'Big Boy No. 4014' Returns to the Tracks to Celebrate 160 years of Union Pacific
[www.up.com]

Amtrak Is Using Twitch To Fight Freight Railroads
[jalopnik.com]

Railway Age 2022 Short Line and Regional Railroads of the Year: VTR, SKOL
[www.railwayage.com]

IAM creates rail division, picks Hartford to lead
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Amtrak makes $3.3B grant request for FY2023
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Will UP Start Metering Traffic?
[www.railwayage.com]

NS Expands Conductor Trainee Incentive Program
[www.railwayage.com]

Del Mar residents sue transit district over bluffs fencing project
[thecoastnews.com]

UP Issues 2021 ESG Report
[www.railwayage.com]

Rail experts warn new rules could slow supply chain
[www.thetelegraph.com]

DOT’s Buttigieg urges railroads to clear LA-LB container backlog
[www.joc.com]

Union Pacific’s Alleged Anti-Union Bias Spat to Stay in Court
[news.bloomberglaw.com]

British Columbia transit leader Ladrak to step down
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NJ Transit awards contracts for two construction projects
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

PANYNJ Director Ruda to depart; Rooney named successor
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Amtrak, PennDOT to add trains to Keystone route
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CSX Stock Generates Rising Strength
[www.investors.com]

China Railway Cuts Daily Schedules by 70% Amid COVID-19 Surge
[www.sixthtone.com]-

Two freight trains collide on major coal transport railway, causing heavy congestion
[www.globaltimes.cn]

Lease of dormant Tennessee Pass Line still very much alive
[www.rtands.com]

Sen. Paula Simons suggests Alberta seek constitutional amendment to tax railway
[www.cbc.ca]

NTSB releases initial report on Caltrain collision with hi-rail vehicles
[www.rtands.com]

Ontario Advancing Northlander Service Restoration
[www.railwayage.com]

For Maryland Purple Line, $1.76B TIFIA Loan
[www.railwayage.com]

Japanese railway develops system to warn train drivers in seconds if person falls on tracks
[mainichi.jp]

Test runs for Amtrak's new Ethan Allen route reminds public about railway safety
[www.mynbc5.com]

Chenab Bridge: The Highest Railway Bridge Arch over Chenab finally in place!
[www.thenorthlines.com]

Running Extra


On The VIP Train To Kyiv
[www.rferl.org]

Here’s your chance to ride historic train cars out of New York’s Penn Station along the Hudson River
[thepointsguy.com]

Why Intermodal Isn’t Everything It’s Cracked Up to Be
[www.railwayage.com]

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