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Volume 16 - issue 008
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Date: February 19, 2023 08:00AM


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N&W 611 drifts downhill running backwards hauling a Strasburg Railroad passenger train near Goff's Grove, Pennsylvania. November 12, 2022

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Search was overwhelmed with a wealth of political articles re: the Ohio train derailment. Thus the reduction in postings in this edition.

Domestic News (Canada, Mexico and USA)


He was trapped in a door, then dragged by a train. Now BART is paying him $9.15 million
[www.marinij.com]

A history of MBTA’s sour train deal with China’s CRRC
[www.bostonherald.com]

Train crashes highlight risks of hazmat carried by rail
[thehill.com]

New passenger train from Pittston to Jim Thorpe
[www.pahomepage.com]

How to Score Better Amtrak Seats for Less Using This Online Tool
[www.cntraveler.com]

Brightline train service to Orlando expected to start in second quarter of 2023
[www.bizjournals.com]
and
Newly built Brightline train heads to Central Florida
[www.wftv.com]

Investigation underway after train derailment in Enoree
[www.foxcarolina.com]

Yes, a train safety rule was repealed in 2018
[www.khou.com]

Railroad workers have been worried about safety concerns for years, reporter says
[www.npr.org]

U.S. lawmakers urge board to defer railroad merger decision
[www.reuters.com]

Railroads self-inspect track and cars as feds hamstrung by limited resources
[www.dispatch.com]

Norfolk Southern’s Profits and Accident Rates Rose in Recent Years
[www.nytimes.com]

Rail shipper sees investor monopoly within Class I railroads
[www.freightwaves.com]

Brightline expansion continues amid investigation, letter to Federal Railroad Admin.
[cw34.com]

U.S. senator asks railroad CEOs to answer questions on hazardous shipments
[www.saltwire.com]

Queens lawmakers urge MTA to reopen Elmhurst Long Island Rail Road station
[qns.com]

Federal study of proposed railroad merger completed
[www.bellevueheraldleader.com]

Railroad Workers' Quest for Paid Sick Days Still on Track
[www.dtnpf.com]
and
CSX Signs New Paid Sick Leave Agreements for Railroad Workers
[www.marketscreener.com]

Class 1 Railroad Implements Duos Technologies’ Artificial Intelligence Models in Operations
[www.globenewswire.com]

Amtrak recognized as a 'best' large employer
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Metra OKs four-year strategic plan
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Heber Valley to Bring ‘California Zephyr’ Dome Home to the Rockies
[railfan.com]

Weekday passenger service between San Diego and Orange counties expected to resume in April
[www.encinitasadvocate.com]

Inland Northwest Rail Museum Acquires Two Rare Diesels
[railfan.com]

R.J. Corman Holds Company-Wide Safety Week
[www.railwayage.com]

U.S. carload, intermodal volumes fall in Week 6
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Indiana ports authority names Peacock CEO
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Maine’s Midcoast Railservice Drums Up Freight, Eyes Passenger Service Next
[railfan.com]

International News


Worthing train driver death prompts safety recommendations
[www.bbc.com]

Putin Rides Around Russia in a Sneaky Little Bulletproof Train
[www.popularmechanics.com]

Israeli woman killed by passing train in Tel Aviv station
[www.jpost.com]

Indonesia, China agree $1.2 bln cost overrun for high-speed train - official
[www.reuters.com]

A New European Sleeper Train Will Connect Amsterdam and Barcelona
[www.thrillist.com]

PNR to suspend train services for five years
[www.philstar.com]

Enhanced Afghan-Turkmen trade via railroad discussed
[pajhwok.com]

NSW Govt makes $1B election pledge for rail, road
[www.graincentral.com]

Running Extra


Couple caught getting frisky on crowded Valentine’s day train: video
[nypost.com]

125-ton locomotive donated to Coopersville train friends group
[www.mlive.com]

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