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Volume 15 - issue 036
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Date: September 03, 2022 11:09AM

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The Fort Worth & Western RR switches the Birdsong Peanut plant at the end of the line in Gorman Texas. This line previously was operated by the Texas Central with a brace of ancient end cab switchers. The lines runs from Dublin through DeLeon too Gorman.

Norm Schultze photo



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Domestic News (Canada, Mexico and USA)


Canada might be getting a 1,000 kph vacuum-tube train
[www.cnn.com]
and
Canada Wants to Build a Fully Electric Tube Train That Travels at 600 MPH
[jalopnik.com]

Proposed night train project gains steam, excitement from Old Orchard Beach
[wgme.com]

Denver A-Line train to DIA airport is pricier than alternatives
[www.axios.com]

Amtrak makes changes to train schedule in SW Mich
[www.953mnc.com]

After a decade of hype, Dallas-Houston bullet train developer faces a leadership exodus as land acquisition slows
[www.texastribune.org]

VA: Potential new train route between Blacksburg and Hampton Roads could slash travel time by rail across the state
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Metro gets OK to add more suspended trains with less frequent inspections
[www.washingtonpost.com]

How the SMART train is building a new Northern California
[www.sfchronicle.com]

Train rides hit all-time high in Virginia as passengers look to save money
[www.wavy.com]

Birmingham, Trussville + Norfolk Southern team up to eliminate train blockages burdening city
[bhamnow.com]

Seattle-Vancouver, BC Amtrak Cascades Train Service Returns September 26th
[www.theurbanist.org]
and
Amtrak to resume Cascades service to Vancouver
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Mexico’s ambitious Maya Train, touted for development, threatens Maya village’s water, future
[chicago.suntimes.com]

SacRT introduces new rolling library train
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Transport Canada prepares to implement train safety technology
[www.freightwaves.com]

A US Freight Rail Crisis Threatens More Supply Chain Chaos
[www.wired.com]

Build the Railroad Workers Rank-and-File Committee to fight for a national railroad strike!
[www.wsws.org]

Indiana Rail Road makes personnel changes
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

El Paso train conductor killed in preventable accident
[www.wsws.org]

2 more freight rail unions reach tentative agreements for new labor contract
[www.freightwaves.com]

Railroad from Montreal to Boston
[www.sunjournal.com]

Record-Breaking CRISI Funding Will Help Fuel ‘Railroad Revolution’
[www.railwayage.com]
and
$1.4 billion added to US railroad modernisation programme
[www.porttechnology.org]

Alternative Railroad Electrification
[www.planetizen.com]

Court sides with Union Pacific Railroad
[www.palestineherald.com]

CA: Could Napa County have a railroad revolution?
[www.masstransitmag.com]

City has plans to reestablish intermodal services through its own railroad
[rochellenews-leader.com]

Rail unions promote toothless regulation on two-man crews while working to ram through terms of pro-corporate PEB report
[www.wsws.org]

Union Pacific reports service improvements after months of congestion
[www.supplychaindive.com]

Second section of Long Island Rail Road's new third track now open
[www.cbsnews.com]

Unions Respond to PEB Rail Recommendations
[www.aginfo.net]

NCRR Offers ‘Build Ready Sites’
[www.railwayage.com]

VRE, Clark Construction 'top out' rail maintenance facility
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NJ Transit again lands on 'best employers' list
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

FTA issues more safety directives to MBTA
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

BNSF honors customers for sustainability efforts
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Report: Hudson Tunnel project completion delayed
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

25 Norfolk Southern train cars derail in Burke County
[www.wrdw.com]

Guelph Junction Railway Resurges
[www.railwayage.com]

VLS Expands Railcar Services With Acquisition of Safety Railway Service
[www.railwayage.com]

Virginia Railway Express fares to be free for the month of September
[www.wric.com]

Rockford To Chicago Railway Funding Secured
[www.wrex.com]

Class I Briefs: BNSF, CN
[www.railwayage.com]

International News


An initial set of Chinese-made train cars for Indonesia’s first high-speed railway arrived in Jakarta’s port on Friday.
[apnews.com]

Bullet-Train Operator Cuts 4,000 Jobs as Covid Deters Commuters
[www.bloomberg.com]

UK Train Workers to Strike During Labour Party Conference
[www.bloomberg.com]

Alstom Gets $176 Mln Train Order From Catalan Regional Operator
[www.marketwatch.com]

Self-developed maglev train rolls off CRRC assembly line
[www.globaltimes.cn]

Nearly entire train network shuts down in Netherlands over strike
[www.aljazeera.com]

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Skeptics Not Reassured By New Passenger Trains
[cleantechnica.com]

Germany's $9 Unlimited Train Ticket Experiment Was a Success
[jalopnik.com]

State Railroad Operator Uses AI to Check Subway Cars in Real Time
[koreabizwire.com]

Zahedan-Khash Railroad to be inaugurated
[en.mehrnews.com]

Mumbai: Seven-fold rise in AC local train ridership on Central Railway
[indianexpress.com]

Shazi railway station expansion project under construction in SW China's Chongqing
[english.news.cn]

China Railway strives to ensure thermal coal transport
[english.news.cn]

Running Extra


JR East Train Simulator Will Bring the Real Experience to PCs Via Steam
[www.siliconera.com]

Historic locomotive in Prineville moving to Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation
[centraloregondaily.com]

Is STB’s Primus in Rails’ Crosshairs?
[www.railwayage.com]

Spectacular, and Then Some
[www.railwayage.com]

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