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Volume 16 - issue 009
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Date: February 26, 2023 10:05AM


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UP 6600 rolls through Marion TX on a balmy winters day. That solid train of tankers is placarded 1987. That is the Hazmat Code for ethanol.

Norm Schultze Photo



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Notice: Next weeks edition #10 has been annulled, as we are getting away to visit the narrow guage in Oahu for a week or so. Trainnews will return with issue #11. Thanks

Domestic News (Canada, Mexico and USA)


Norfolk Southern train derails near Greensboro
[www.witn.com]

LIRR full service at Grand Central Madison begins Monday with notable schedule changes
[abc7ny.com]

Lawmakers introduce bill that would require ultra-high-speed rail project to extend to Eugene
[www.opb.org]

US freight trains are getting longer – is that safe?
[www.newscientist.com]

North America Is Getting Its First-Ever Zero-Emission Train This Summer
[www.thrillist.com]

What's New: Overnight Train Travel Through the U.S.
[www.aarp.org]

Hot box detectors didn’t stop the East Palestine derailment. Research shows another technology might have
[www.cnn.com]

Breakfast links: WMATA teases possible 8000-series Metro train design
[ggwash.org]

New details about deadly train derailment in Montana
[www.krtv.com]

Union Pacific train derails in Stanislaus County, investigation underway
[www.kcra.com]

Brightline rolls closer to starting train services between Miami and Orlando
[news.yahoo.com]

Commuter train from Chico to Sacramento in the works
[krcrtv.com]

Why Section 5 Of The Maya Train Will Be One Of The Most Scenic Train Routes In Mexico
[thecancunsun.com]

Planned Tulum airport to have onsite Maya Train station
[mexiconewsdaily.com]

RIDOT: Pawtucket-Central Falls train station hitting 400 boardings daily
[www.wpri.com]

Readout of Federal Railroad Administration and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Activities in East Palestine, O.H.
[www.transportation.gov]

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire posts 8% drop in operating earnings as railroad business sags
[www.marketwatch.com]

Durbin, Duckworth lead call to pause railroad merger after Ohio derailment
[www.chicagobusiness.com]

Railroad’s plan to haul waxy crude through Colorado’s mountains needs $2 billion in government-approved bonds
[coloradosun.com]

Rotary plows, spreaders and flangers: The tools used to clear snow from railroad tracks
[fox40.com]

Norfolk Southern is third railroad to offer paid sick time
[www.gpb.org]

Boise moves forward with application to reopen Pioneer railroad line
[arbiteronline.com]

Coast Guard OKs three-week closing of St. Lucie River bridge while Brightline makes repairs
[www.tcpalm.com]

FRA Releases Scenario-Based Training Research Report
[www.railwayage.com]

Montreal port unveils five-year infrastructure investment plan
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

MTI awarded $15 million for transportation research
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CN employee, pensioner fund raises record donations
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Alaska Railroad accepts entries for 2024 annual print ideas
[www.newsminer.com]

STB Arbitration Program Sidelined
[www.railwayage.com]

Chicago Regional Rail Leaders Plan for Post-COVID Future
[www.railwayage.com]

Northwest Railway Museum Acquires Last ‘Cascades’ Talgo Series VI Car
[railfan.com]

Canada Rail Rates ‘Among Lowest in World,’ Report
[www.railwayage.com]

New Railway Will Connect Las Vegas To California
[963kklz.com]

BNSF, TCU and NCFO Agreed to Paid Sick Leave
[www.railwayage.com]

Consumers Energy donates locomotive to Coopersville and Marne Railway
[www.fox17online.com]

Possible Paths to New-Tech Safety Improvements
[www.rtands.com]

Transit Briefs: MARTA, NYMTA, WMATA
[www.railwayage.com]

CN Launches Consolidated Shipment-Tracking Tool
[www.railwayage.com]

International News


The extraordinary train lifeline behind Ukraine’s Rail Force One
[www.cnn.com]

This scenic slow train from Nagoya to Toyama offers some of the best views in Japan
[www.lonelyplanet.com]

Transportation officials in Spain resign over botched new train order
[www.npr.org]

First new Tyne and Wear Metro train arrives in UK
[www.bbc.com]

Metro scraps wi-fi plan on new trains over cost
[www.bbc.com]

UAE’s Etihad Rail: Freight railway launched, what’s next?
[www.zawya.com]

France’s NGE to build 330km high-speed railway in Egypt
[www.globalconstructionreview.com]

China's first sea-crossing high-speed railway under construction
[english.news.cn]

Serbia to receive largest-ever EU grant to rebuild railway
[www.euractiv.com]

Breathing new life back into the battery train project – Great Western Railway spends and pushes forward
[economyclassandbeyond.boardingarea.com]

RFI awards contract for new railway in Southern Italy
[www.railtech.com]

Running Extra


'Comedy of errors': MBTA train removed from Interstate 495 after daylong debacle
[www.wcvb.com]

Take a train ride through a Northern California “rainforest” this March
[www.timeout.com]

25 Years of Union Pacifc on Donner Pass
[railfan.com]

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