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Volume 15 - issue 038
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Date: September 17, 2022 11:28AM

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The Gardendale RR is a shortline in Gardendale TX. It is part of the Iron Horse group of railroads. Gardendale is located in LaSalle County TX, just north of Cotulla along the UP Laredo Sub. The railroad is located on an extensive parcel of land in the middle of the Eagle Ford Shale play. There are 250 acres available for transloading and 33 miles of track for storage and unloading, mainly frac sand and pipe.

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Domestic News (Canada, Mexico and USA)


Rail strike deal averts travel nightmares for train commuters
[www.cnn.com]

Mexican Government Says Train Poses No Threat to Skeleton
[www.usnews.com]
and
Ancient Mayan site discovered in Mexico, delays train construction
[english.almayadeen.net]

How clever mechanics keep 50-year-old BART trains running: Windows 98, eBay, and scraps
[www.mercurynews.com]

Subway and rail service changes: September 16-19
[new.mta.info]

Mississippi River Barge and Freight Train Collide: NTSB Report
[gcaptain.com]
and
NTSB: Coal train derailed after towing vessel crew misread chart
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

This Train Service Is Returning to the Adirondacks for the First Time in Decades
[www.thrillist.com]

CTDOT breaks ground on new train station in Connecticut, US
[www.railway-technology.com]

Metro sues train repairer, alleges $90 million contract breach
[heysocal.com]

We might get an overnight train from Boston to Montreal
[www.timeout.com]

Ultra-high-speed rail: coming to a train stop near you?
[www.cascadiadaily.com]

Thieves are ripping wires out of RTD’s rail system, disrupting train service
[www.cpr.org]

Now boarding (and taking bets) to the Meadowlands: NJ Transit partners with MGM
[www.northjersey.com]

PHX travelers will soon be able to ride the Sky Train to pick up a rental car
[thepointsguy.com]

Here's what the railroads and unions agreed to
[www.cnn.com]
and
Railroad unions, freight carriers reach deal to avoid massive work stoppage
[www.politico.com]

CSX railroad hires Ford executive to replace retiring CEO
[www.actionnewsjax.com]

Small-Road Briefs: R.J. Corman Railroad Group, Patriot Rail
[www.railwayage.com]

Governor Hochul Announces MTA Metro-North Railroad Breaks Pandemic-era Ridership Record for Second Time in Two Weeks
[www.governor.ny.gov]

Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad Coming Back to Life
[www.chronline.com]?

3 more unions reach tentative agreements with freight railroads
[www.freightwaves.com]

Fed Agency to Hold Railroad Merger Public Hearing
[www.wvik.org]

Creighton professor explains how unions played a role in the railroad negotiations
[www.ketv.com]

California Coastal Commission to join Fort Bragg’s lawsuit against Mendocino Railway
[mendovoice.com]

Senators Call for Resolution Adopting PEB Recommendations
[www.railwayage.com]

IAM District 19 Votes to Reject Tentative Freight Rail Agreemen
[www.railwayage.com]

USDOT Awarding $1.5B in INFRA Grants
[www.railwayage.com]

SANDAG accepts $300M to move railway off Del Mar bluffs
[thecoastnews.com]

Sen. Tester highlights importance of railway service to Montana during Amtrak Board of Directors hearing
[www.kfyrtv.com]

International News


TGV unveils high-speed trains of the future
[www.cnn.com]
and
Welcome to the future of European high-speed rail travel
[www.cnn.com]

UK railway workers to strike again next month, train company says
[www.reuters.com]

German train line employs first hydrogen-powered trains
[www.theasburycollegian.com]
and
Alstom attempts distance record with hydrogen train through Germany
[english.news.cn]

Spain’s new high-speed train will link Barcelona and Madrid for just €18
[www.timeout.com]

Trains Collide in Croatia, Killing at Least 3, Injuring 11
[www.voanews.com]

You Can Now Spend the Holiday Season on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
[www.afar.com]

The first digital train in Germany debuts in Hamburg
[www.themayor.eu]

China Signs Major Railroad Deal With Uzbekistan And Kyrgyzstan, Bypassing Russia
[oilprice.com]
and
China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan railway to open ‘southern Eurasia corridor,’facilitates BRI cooperation with Central Asia: analysts
[www.globaltimes.cn]

Kenya's China-Built Railway to Lose Business, Shifting Cost to Taxpayers
[www.voanews.com]

Network Rail testing lasers to clear leaves from the railway tracks
[www.ianvisits.co.uk]

France's railway giant SNCF to pay additional 1.7 bn euros for electricity
[www.business-standard.com]

FG Inaugurates Committee On Railway Security
[www.channelstv.com]

Talks on Hokkaido Railway Services Expected to Focus on Cost-Sharing
[www.nippon.com]

Western Railway completes work on new Broad Gauge line between Mahesana–Jagudan
[www.freepressjournal.in]

Running Extra


Hanoi's popular 'Train Street' cafes ordered to close
[www.cnn.com]

South Florida Couple Holds Wedding Ceremony on Brightline Train
[www.nbcmiami.com]

PNW railroad engineer explains why nationwide strike may be necessary
[www.q13fox.com]

Today’s Service and Labor Problems: Unlearning Intuitive Human Behavior
[www.railwayage.com]

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