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Volume 15 - issue 037
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Date: September 10, 2022 07:59AM

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Amtrak's Cardinal ducks under a classic C&O cantilever signal bridge as it heads eastbound on the C&O main a few miles west of White Sulphur Springs, WV on September 28, 2007. Leading the four-car train is General Electric P42DC No. 40, delivered to Amtrak in December 1996.

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Domestic News (Canada, Mexico and USA)


2 workers killed in California freight train crash
[www.foxnews.com]

Mexico preparing to build last two Maya train sections with big budget hike
[www.bnamericas.com]

Advocates make push for Montreal-to-Boston passenger rail
[abcnews.go.com]

Simulated service for Arrow train starts on Monday, without passenger
[www.redlandscommunitynews.com]

Work on Orange Line 66% complete, MBTA says 3 weeks into shutdown
[www.wcvb.com]

KCS Holiday Express Train Returning to Texarkana
[txktoday.com]

Heat wave slows down BART trains
[www.kron4.com]

Passengers were stuck hours on Via Rail train between Toronto and Windsor
[www.cbc.ca]

Amtrak brings back train rides to Vancouver, BC
[www.koin.com]

Eagle County carries the torch for Colorado in last-ditch attempt to block Utah waxy-crude rail cars traversing Colorado River
[coloradosun.com]

How a railroad strike could send food prices soaring
[thehill.com]

US Freight Railroads to Cut Services as Union Talks Fail, Report Says
[www.bloomberg.com]

U.S. mediation board meeting with railroads, unions ahead of possible strike
[www.reuters.com]
and
Biden administration jumps into rail, union talks hoping to avert strike
[www.politico.com]

CSX is First Railroad to Test Wabtec's Zero-to-Zero Trip Optimizer System
[www.csx.com]
and
Watch: CSX Testing New Wabtec Trip Optimizer Feature
[www.railwayage.com]

RSI Logistics, Madison Railroad Partner on New Transload Facility
[www.railwayage.com]

Some Class I railroads optimistic about volume growth, hiring initiatives
[www.freightwaves.com]

Governor Hochul Announces Ridership Records on MTA Commuter Railroads
[www.governor.ny.gov]

Retailers: Import slowdown continues
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

More spacious Long Island Rail Road concourse at Penn Station is open
[www.wshu.org]

Railroads Reverse Years of Streamlining to Improve Freight Service
[www.wsj.com]

Small-Road Briefs: Watco, ASLRRA, Mississippi Export Railroad
[www.railwayage.com]

IntegriCo's new CEO outlines vision for composite railroad tie maker
[www.plasticsnews.com]

U.S. weekly railroad traffic rises 3.7% as August wraps-on positive note
[seekingalpha.com]

SLO city to build new fencing along Railroad Safety Trail
[www.newtimesslo.com]

As deadline looms, railroads claim strike would cost $2 billion a day
[www.marketwatch.com]

FRA Eyes RRP Rule Update
[www.railwayage.com]

Railroad Workers Appear Ready to Strike After Rejecting Contract Recommendations
[truthout.org]

Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroads name Babcock president, CEO
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NGFA supports Primus for STB term
[www.world-grain.com]

Rail Workers Reject Contract Recommendations, Say They’re Ready to Strike
[workdayminnesota.org]

Mississippi Export Railroad marks 100 years in business
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Babcock Named LA&L Chief Executive
[www.railwayage.com]

Two more rail labor unions reach tentative labor agreements with U.S. freight railroads
[www.logisticsmgmt.com]
and
Railroads, two more unions reach tentative pacts
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

LIRR ridership returns to March 2020 levels for the first time
[www.ny1.com]

Amtrak’s Gulf Coast Service Will Impose Sizable Costs on Freight Railroads
[www.railwayage.com]

Ridership continues comeback on Metro-North
[midhudsonnews.com]

Fields succeeds Grace as BRC president
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

AAR: U.S. railroads 'preparing for growth'
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Association Briefs: SLSI, OneRail Coalition, ASLRRA
[www.railwayage.com]

MTA drops mask requirement
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

FRA Grants CN Comment Period Extension for Virtual Training Software
[www.railwayage.com]

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

Sierra Northern Railway unveils new Hydrogen Powered, Zero Emission Switching Locomotive design concept
[www.prnewswire.com]

Labor Secretary Warns Labor, Rails (UPDATED)
[www.railwayage.com]

Second KCS U.S./Mexico Border Bridge Getting Closer
[www.railwayage.com]

MassDOT Awards $3MM in Industrial Rail Access Grants
[www.railwayage.com]

Transit Briefs: DART, GoTriangle, NYMTA, Metrolinx, Caltrain, VIA Rail, MBTA
[www.railwayage.com]

International News


Trains collide in Croatia, killing at least 3, injuring 11
[www.washingtonpost.com]
and
Croatian Train Crash: 3 Dead as Freight, Passenger Trains Collide
[www.total-croatia-news.com]

Two trains collide in Rome, officials say
[www.cbs46.com]

Europe’s next-generation night trains aim to draw passengers away from planes
[www.theguardian.com]

Ongoing labour dispute brings Dutch trains to a halt again
[www.reuters.com]

Bolivia’s First Metropolitan Train Inauguration Confirmed
[www.telesurenglish.net]

Premiere Ride: Siemens and Deutsche Bahn Test Hydrogen Train and Mobile Fueling Station for First Time
[hydrogen-central.com]

10,000th China-Europe freight train arrives in Germany
[english.news.cn]

COSCO SHIPPING launches Qinzhou-Luzhou intermodal train service
[www.porttechnology.org]

Queen Elizabeth II Death Procession: Royal Train Photos
[www.curbed.com]

Rail, Postal, Dock Workers Halt Strikes After Queen’s Death
[www.bloomberg.com]

New Vande Bharat Express brakes the record of bullet train, the speed of 100KM in just 52 seconds
[zeenews.india.com]

JR East is offering an unlimited-ride train pass covering eastern Japan
[www.timeout.com]

Etihad Rail completes the connection of railway freight terminal
[ajot.com]

What would it cost Estonia to switch from Russian to European railway gauge?
[www.themayor.eu]

How sanctions are impacting Russia’s railways
[www.railway-technology.com]

Heritage railway sees costs rise 300%
[www.bbc.com]

Proposed Vietnam-Laos Railway Project to Boost Trade, Connectivity
[www.vietnam-briefing.com]

Pakistan Railway resumes Rohri-Peshawar operations
[profit.pakistantoday.com.pk]

Running Extra


We compared every aspect of first-class train travel in the UK and the US. Neither ride felt worth the higher price tag.
[www.insider.com]

NY Ends Mask Mandate For Subways, Buses, PATH Train
[www.tapinto.net]

Chelatchie Prairie Railroad to host upcoming diesel train rides
[www.thereflector.com]

North Bay train provides peek into state transportation future
[www.mercurynews.com]

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