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Volume 15 - issue 032
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Date: August 06, 2022 10:39AM

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Scheduled News


Amtrak train stuck in Maryland, passengers stranded after lightning disables signal system
[wjla.com]

Amtrak offering direct train service to New York State Fair
[spectrumlocalnews.com]

A vintage Union Pacific passenger train returns for Frontier Days after a four year hiatus
[www.wyomingpublicmedia.org]

New Video Shows Moment Orange Line Train Caught Fire on Bridge Over Mystic River
[www.nbcboston.com]

Light Rail Train Strikes Barrier in Oregon, 2 Hurt
[www.usnews.com]

Second Amtrak train could be around the corner
[www.winonapost.com]

The Ukrainian Army Just Blew Up A Russian Ammo Train—The Fourth Of The War
[www.forbes.com]

Amtrak employee says train in deadly crash was overcrowded, unsafe in new lawsuit
[krcgtv.com]

MBTA will shut down Orange Line trains for a month
[www.wbur.org]
and
MBTA to close Orange Line for 30 days
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Safety commission orders Metro to do special safety inspections in train control rooms
[wjla.com]

These Are the Next Strikes Planned for UK Trains and Airlines
[www.bloomberg.com]

Cleanup crews are on site of a BNSF freight train derailment in East Galesburg
[www.galesburg.com]

LAX unveils first Automated People Mover train car
[www.siliconvalley.com]

Amtrak train collides with semi-truck in Frederick County
[www.fox5dc.com]

East Midlands Railway completes £2.56m train depot work
[www.bbc.com]

East Coast train services disrupted after overhead wires damaged
[www.bbc.com]

First cabin of the Maya Train leaves the plant for testing
[www.theyucatantimes.com]

Railroads Get Off Track in Obsessing About Profit Margins
[www.washingtonpost.com]

CSX railroad records strong second-quarter profit on the backs of hyper-exploited workers
[www.wsws.org]

People News: R.J. Corman Railroad Group, Sound Transit
[www.railwayage.com]
and
Mudge rejoins R.J. Corman's board
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Sound Transit's Beckman to lead Portfolio Services Office
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Small-Road Briefs: Alaska Railroad, Fortress
[www.railwayage.com]

Appeals Court Confirms that Federal Law Supersedes California Sick Leave Rules for Railroad Workers: Key Takeaways for Employers
[www.fisherphillips.com]

Federal Railroad Administration Proposes a Two-Man Crew Rule
[www.dtnpf.com]
and
New rule will thwart railroad efforts to cut train crews to one
[theindependent.com]

LIRR shelves battery power, cites cost, reliability issues
[www.newsday.com]

BLET, SMART-TD Weigh In on PEB 250
[www.railwayage.com]

Canadian Pacific Workers Rank-and-File Committee launches Facebook page to fight hazardous working conditions on railroads
[www.wsws.org]

IANA: Intermodal decline slowed in Q2
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

AAR: U.S. traffic volumes 'evenly balanced' in July
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
July U.S. rail carload and intermodal units are mixed, reports AAR
[www.logisticsmgmt.com]

Class I Briefs: UP, CSX
[www.railwayage.com]

CN releases annual grain plan
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

TCBR Launches at Port of Corpus Christi
[www.railwayage.com]

VTA board approves new Caltrain governance agreement
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

STB Issues Final Rule on URCS Data Reporting
[www.railwayage.com]

Biden Promise Fueled FRA NPRM
[www.railwayage.com]

WMATA names Dwyer COO
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Unifor members ratify labor contracts with VIA
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

SEPTA, Wawa ink station naming-rights pact
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

KCS, CP launch effort to protect monarch butterfly
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Port of Los Angeles Clogs Up Again Due to Railroad Worker Shortage
[amgreatness.com]

China-EU Railway Freight Via Russia Continues To Operate Full Steam Ahead
[www.silkroadbriefing.com]

Rhaetian Railway to make record bid for world’s longest passenger train
[www.railjournal.com]

Hudson Bay Railway to support northern Canada connectivity through federal-provincial partnership
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Manitoba, Ottawa tab $147.6M for Hudson Bay Railway upgrades
[www.winnipegfreepress.com]

Passenger Rail Briefs: Amtrak, NJ Transit, Govt. of Canada
[www.railwayage.com]

Transit Briefs: SBCTA, Amtrak, MBTA, NCTD
[www.railwayage.com]

Passenger Rail Briefs: NYMTA, Loop Trolley, SANDAG, WMATA
[www.railwayage.com]

Wabtec: ‘Strong’ 2Q22 Results, Backlog Grows
[www.railwayage.com]

First Look: Freight Rail Shipping Fair Market Act
[www.railwayage.com]

J.B. Hunt to Expand Container Count
[www.railwayage.com]

Danube Railway Bridge Inaugurated in Budapest
[hungarytoday.hu]

Severn Valley Railway pauses overnight services as coal prices soar due to Ukraine war
[www.shropshirestar.com]

Poland to upgrade railway line Szczecin to the German border
[www.railtech.com]

Koncar to deliver 7 more DEMUs to Croatian passenger railway co
[seenews.com]

Railroad Cost of Capital Set at 10.37% for 2021
[www.railwayage.com]

New Short Line in North Carolina
[www.railwayage.com]

Egypt hikes train fares to pay railway debt
[www.arabnews.com]

EU railway companies will help reconstructing Ukrainian railways
[www.railfreight.com]

Contractors wanted to restore Irish railway
[www.newcivilengineer.com]

Running Extra


Amtrak train route explorer
[flowingdata.com]

Ask MRN: Why were the Amtrak trains cancelled this week?
[muddyrivernews.com]

Make-A-Wish And Union Pacific Railroad Team Up to Grant 16-year-old Train Enthusiast’s Wish to Experience the Big Boy Steam Locomotive
[www.thecheyennepost.com]

City of Prineville Railway says goodbye to Mt. Emily Shay
[pamplinmedia.com]

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