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Volume 15 - issue 040
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Date: October 01, 2022 07:09AM

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CSX intermodal train heads west at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia September 24, 2022.

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Domestic News (Canada, Mexico and USA)

Factbox: Latest on ratification status of U.S. railroad unions to avert strike
[www.reuters.com]
and
Railroad strike averted for now — but the future is far from certain
[thehill.com]

IBEW approves new railroad labor contract
[www.freightwaves.com]

Railroad merger hearings to begin
[www.ourquadcities.com]

Northwest suburban mayors, first responders testify against massive railroad merger
[abc7chicago.com]

Norfolk-bound Amtrak train carrying more than 100 passengers stopped after striking fallen tree on tracks
[www.wavy.com]

Cause of Union Pacific train accident that killed 2 workers in Southern California still unclear
[www.foxnews.com]
and
NTSB: Train crash that killed two workers near Mecca caused $1.2M in damage, cause still undetermined
[kesq.com]
and
NTSB investigating deadly collision between train, stored rail cars
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Hamilton’s CSX train depot could move as early as November
[www.journal-news.com]

All Aboard! New train cars for the San Joaquins route to roll down Central California tracks
[abc30.com]

Train service to the airport will be less frequent and also louder for about a month
[denverite.com]

Important LIRR Commuter Update: Express Trains Have Been Saved
[www.nysenate.gov]

SEPTA train derailment on Trenton line causes delays, under investigation
[www.buckscountycouriertimes.com]

CA: Amtrak’s Oakland to LA train is slower than in the 1930s, but it's just as beautiful
[www.masstransitmag.com]

After 2-year pandemic pause, Seattle-BC train service returns
[www.kuow.org]

Construction Of Maya Train In Cancun To Finally Resume After Months Of Legal Delays
[thecancunsun.com]

Bay Area high-speed rail will displace hundreds of residents, businesses
[www.sfgate.com]

Ballard to equip first hydrogen train in US with fuel cell engines
[www.railway-technology.com]

Train derails under Hill to Hill Bridge in Bethlehem
[www.wfmz.com]

CSX: ‘Santa Train’ Returning Nov. 19
[www.railwayage.com]

Caltrain debuts its new electric train fleet in San Francisco
[www.sfgate.com]
and
Caltrain to use electric train cars from 2024
[www.railway-technology.com]

MBTA woes continue with train derailment, construction damage
[www.bostonherald.com]

4 injured after 2 trains collide in Miami-Dade
[www.local10.com]

SEPTA Train Derails At Trenton Transit Center
[midjersey.news]

Railroad executives want to eliminate conductors — and exhausted rail workers are terrified
[www.freightwaves.com]

Ohio commission OKs grants for railroad, manufacturer
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Dissenting union, Machinists District 19, negotiates new deal with railroads
[www.peoplesworld.org]

Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad set for return
[dispatchnews.com]

Patriot Rail to Acquire Delta Southern Railroad
[www.prnewswire.com]
and
Patriot Rail to Acquire Delta Southern Railroad
[www.railwayage.com]

Federal Railroad Administration awaits report on Lafayette railway bridge collapse
[www.wishtv.com]

Solano board sends letter seeking CPUC funds for railroad crossings
[www.dailyrepublic.com]

FRA Awards $4MM in Special Transportation Circumstances Grants
[www.railwayage.com]

Lehigh and New England Railroad coming back to life
[www.wnep.com]

U.S. rail volumes fell 4.4% in Week 38
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

The IBEW contract vote was fraudulent: Demand a re-vote under rank-and-file oversight!
[www.wsws.org]
and
Electricians demand revote on rail contract after IBEW fails to mail ballots to many members
[www.wsws.org]

NCRR welcomes Dillon as government affairs VP
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Rail Roundup: NS tweaks operations leadership structure, plus green power initiatives
[www.freightwaves.com]

Wisconsin senator's bill would define 'common carrier obligation'
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

DeFazio joins those questioning SEPTA's contract with CRRC
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Bound for Grand Central, LIRR crews train for East Side access opening
[www.newsday.com]

CSX Supports Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts
[www.railwayage.com]

UP, Shell sign MOU aimed at reducing GHGs
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Brightline prepares for Hurricane Ian
[www.rtands.com]

WisDOT awards freight-rail improvement grants, loans
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NS Forms Combined Transportation, Network Ops Organization
[www.railwayage.com]

Kentucky jury awards two chiropractors a $23 million verdict against CSX Transportation
[www.courier-journal.com]

Canadian National Railway crews clean up after multiple train car derailments in Warren
[www.clickondetroit.com]

Supply Side: Harsco Rail, Transdev, Alstom, Siemens
[www.railwayage.com]

Virginia Issues Draft 2022 Statewide Rail Plan
[www.railwayage.com]

Reports: CRRC MBTA Railcar Delays Mount
[www.railwayage.com]

Intermodal Briefs: GPA, Port Saint John
[www.railwayage.com]

BTS: DOT-117 Compliance Tops 85%
[www.railwayage.com]

International News


Train strike: Worst rail disruption of year as workers walk out
[www.bbc.com]

Modi launches India-made high speed train in modernisation drive
[www.reuters.com]

High-speed train operator can't get enough
[www.chinadaily.com.cn]

Man Suspected of Attempting to Sabotage Train Tracks in Northern Israel
[www.haaretz.com]

North Korea, China resume cross-border freight train operation after COVID closures
[www.reuters.com]

UAE, Oman ink $3 bln deal to link countries by passenger train
[english.alarabiya.net]
and
$3bn railway to link Oman and UAE
[www.globalconstructionreview.com]

Picturesque Japan railway line fully reopens after 11 years
[english.kyodonews.net]

China-Thailand railway boosts Thais' expectation for greater connectivity
[english.news.cn]

World’s highest Railway Bridge, an engineering marvel by Indian Railways, will connect Kashmir with rest of India
[www.theweekendleader.com]

Key section of Beijing-Xiong'an-Shangqiu High-speed Railway begins construction
[www.globaltimes.cn]

Russian Railway Executive Found Shot to Death on His Balcony
[www.newsweek.com]

Harsco Rail Signs Contract with Saudi Railway Company
[www.globenewswire.com]

These are the Ukrainian railway guards tasked with protecting trains, goods and people
[www.railtech.com]

Pakistan-Iran railway service restored after two months
[www.dawn.com]

Canada will assist in restoring Ukraine’s railway infrastructure
[odessa-journal.com]

Railway authorities firm about shutting down Hanoi Train Street to tourists
[e.vnexpress.net]

KiwiRail reports operating surplus for 2022
[www.railjournal.com]

Running Extra


Fresno City Council votes to donate train at Roeding Park to Kingsburg
[kmph.com]

The Big Anti-Passenger Train Canard: Shoot, Pluck, Gut, Stuff and Cook It
[www.railwayage.com]

How the rail unions plan to ram through their sellout contracts
[www.wsws.org]

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