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Date: May 28, 2022 10:36AM

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British Columbia Railway train No. 2 south bound on the BCR main at milepost 103, eight miles north of Pemberton, BC on May 30, 1986. Leading the train is RDC -1 BC-12, delivered to the BCR’s predecessor Pacific Great Eastern Railway in August 1956 as their No. BC 12.

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Scheduled News


BMU noticing impacts of labor shortage in train industry
[standard-democrat.com]

More train routes coming to Charlottesville
[www.nbc29.com]
and
Second Roanoke passenger train to start in July
[www.wdbj7.com]

Could a new train unclog the Altamont Pass? Your questions about Valley Link, answered
[www.recordnet.com]

FL: A Brightline train just rolled into an Orlando station. What to know about the trip
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Governor Lamont Announces That M8 Electric Trains Have Arrived on Shore Line East
[portal.ct.gov]
and
CT: Shore Line East converts trains to electric
[www.masstransitmag.com]

RBMN receives first frac sand unit train
[www.tnonline.com]

India’s first semi-high speed freight train Gati Shakti likely to chug by year end
[www.financialexpress.com]

Breakneck Ridge train service to resume
[midhudsonnews.com]

Mexican government opens public consultation on controversial Maya Train
[www.theartnewspaper.com]

Train carrying large amounts of potash derails in Alberta, Canada
[www.rfdtv.com]

See inside Amtrak's massively upgraded new high-speed Acela trains that will take passengers from DC to Boston in 2023
[www.businessinsider.com]

High speed train between Paris and Berlin could start operating as soon as 2023
[www.euronews.com]

Train conductor left behind by own train in Japanese countryside, proves he didn’t really need it
[soranews24.com]

MBTA board approves $9.6 billion investment plan amid federal safety inspection
[www.wbur.org]

Metro Service Gets Better, With Train Operators Out Of The Classroom
[dcist.com]

Train narrowly misses migrants on rail bridge
[www.kxan.com]

UK train operator FirstGroup considering £1.2bn takeover
[www.theguardian.com]

CapeFLYER Returns: Train Service to Cape Cod Begins This Weekend
[www.nbcboston.com]

Tickets on sale for Amtrak’s NY-Berkshires train service
[www.wwlp.com]

NJ Transit train gets stuck in North East Corridor, stranding 1,200 riders
[bronx.news12.com]

Eastern Berks railroad receives $14.7 million grant for renovations
[www.readingeagle.com]

Kansas railroad companies awarded $11.5 million to aid construction projects
[www.wibw.com]

Alaska Railroad Is Resuming Its Full Summer Schedule for the First Time in 2 Years
[www.travelandleisure.com]

Railroads, union clash over use of track inspection technology
[www.freightwaves.com]

Freight railroad slowdowns under microscope amid supply crunch
[thehill.com]

Barr Announces Major Federal Grant for Railroad Project Connecting Frankfort and Lexington
[barr.house.gov]

New railroad equipment streamlines remote trout stocking work
[wvmetronews.com]

What does the common carrier obligation mean for US railroads?
[www.freightwaves.com]

Union Pacific Railroad Continues to Adapt and Invest to Keep Freight Moving
[www.croplife.com]

Oregon DOT awards grants for 21 multimodal projects
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Ottawa puts $42M into Port Saint John, Irving-owned railroad
[www.cbc.ca]

Union Station operator blasts Amtrak bid to take over by eminent domain
[www.washingtonpost.com]

USDOT seeks grant applications for UTC, TOD programs
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Rail Briefs: CREATE, OmniTRAX
[www.railwayage.com]

Texas has a $66 billion opportunity to help railroads. Shortline CEO Paul Treangen hopes the state doesn't miss out.
[www.bizjournals.com]

CapMetro names Watkins interim CEO
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

TriMet OKs $1.93 billion budget for FY2023
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

FRA Issues FY21 Safety Enforcement Report
[www.railwayage.com]

Georgia Central Railway to serve new Hyundai plant
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Alaska Railroad plans to improve cruise facilities in Seward
[www.cruiseandferry.net]

MTA report shows track trespass down, suicide attempts up since 2021
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Trains vs. bikes: Amtrak objects to KRVT passing through crossings
[www.wmuk.org]

Railroaders say BNSF attendance policy is unsafe
[www.wyomingnews.com]

GCRTA promotes Burney to deputy GM, general counsel
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CN's board elects Bruder chair
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

China Railway wins $260m contract to build Demerara River Bridge in Guyana
[www.globalconstructionreview.com]

Elizabeth line: Huge new underground railway opens deep beneath London
[www.cnn.com]

What is the dispute on UK railways and could strikes be biggest in modern history?
[www.theguardian.com]

VIA Rail’s Existential Problem? It Never Existed
[www.railwayage.com]

Peel Regional Council endorses intent to acquire Orangeville-Brampton Railway Corridor
[www.modernmississauga.com]

WMATA 7000-Series Cars to Return This Summer
[www.railwayage.com]

Transit Briefs: Metrolinx, SEPTA, Shore Line East, TriMet, Valley Metro
[www.railwayage.com]

Running Extra


Best flight-free travel tips for getting around Europe by train, from an expert insider
[www.euronews.com]

Historic locomotives to roll into St. Paul for Train Days
[bringmethenews.com]

Rail regulation undermines White House goals
[thehill.com]

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