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Volume 16 - issue 013
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Date: March 26, 2023 07:42AM


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Amtrak’s Coast Starlight glides along the shores of San Pablo Bay as it heads southbound north of Oakland, CA on June 4, 2002. In the distance is an Capitol Corridor service heading northbound in the push mode.

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Domestic News (Canada, Mexico and USA)


Will Train Daddy Finally Get Us High-Speed Rail?
[www.curbed.com]
and
Next Stop for Andy Byford, Former New York Subway Chief: Amtrak
[www.nytimes.com]

Metro-North train schedule changes begin Sunday
[midhudsonnews.com]

Human error likely caused Swinomish Reservation train derailment, official says
[www.seattletimes.com]

Train safety, traffic cameras, Amtrak: Senate passes Ohio transportation budget
[www.dispatch.com]
and
Ohio Senate unanimously passes transportation budget; railroad safety included
[www.thecentersquare.com]

Amtrak nationwide network issues lead to train delays
[wwmt.com]

Norfolk Southern won’t push for one-person train crews
[www.newsandsentinel.com]

It’s An Electric Train, But Don’t Call It An Electric Train
[cleantechnica.com]

Downed tree derails Amtrak train near Martinez
[www.cbsnews.com]

What to know about the Swinomish oil train suit as federal trial begins
[www.seattletimes.com]

Denver could ban indefinite train rides, a safe haven for unhoused people
[www.wglt.org]

Norfolk Southern teaches first responders how to handle train incidents
[spectrumnews1.com]

Metra Adding Extra Trains to UP Northwest Line Due to Kennedy Expressway Construction
[www.nbcchicago.com]

Dauphin County neighborhood fed up after being trapped by train
[www.fox43.com]

Scaled-back Project Connect train routes revealed; Austinites asked to weigh in
[www.bizjournals.com]

Nevada senator backs grant for Brightline’s LV-LA train system
[www.reviewjournal.com]

ACE train to Ceres delayed two more years
[www.cerescourier.com]

Long Train Delays at Crossings Gets Supreme Court Attention
[www.ttnews.com]

PATH to add more train cars to Newark, World Trade Center line
[pix11.com]

UP, union reach agreement to maintain two-person crews on much of railroad
[www.trains.com]
and
Union Pacific Reaches Labor Agreement with Largest Union
[www.up.com]

Union Pacific Railroad Reaches Paid Sick Leave Agreements with Eight Labor Unions
[www.up.com]

Freight railroad megamerger gets U.S. regulatory approval
[www.axios.com]
and
Major railroad merger celebrated locally
[www.lmtonline.com]

Multiple factors compound railroad challenges in recent years
[www.meatpoultry.com]

Buttigieg wants railroad industry to stop pushing back on tougher standards
[wtov9.com]

Brightline, Florida’s privately owned passenger railroad, set to expand to Orlando
[www.cleveland.com]

Report: Illinois railroad inspections find almost 11% less violations than 42 years ago
[www.wrex.com]

Johnson gets VP job at railroad
[www.tnonline.com]

Friday train permanently added to Long Island Rail Road service to the Hamptons
[www.wshu.org]

SEPTA Requests to Amend PTC Plan, Seeks Approval of Railroad Signal System Modification
[www.rtands.com]

Coil Car Wheels Focus of NTSB NS Wreck Inquiry
[railfan.com]

Veteran Railroaders Question Amfleet Safety
[www.railwayage.com]

BNSF hires Graves’ former chief
[www.politico.com]

Railroads Expanding Access to AskRail
[www.railwayage.com]

Conductor fatality prompts FRA safety bulletin
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Watco’s Stefan Loeb Moving to Norfolk Southern, Matt Walsh Named ASLRRA Board Chairman
[www.rtands.com]

FRA Issues SNPRM for Emergency Escape Breathing Apparatus Standards
[www.railwayage.com]

Jaxport launches European container service
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CSX updates 'carbon calculator'
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Railroad workers say the president';s promise has not been fulfilled in Yucatán
[www.theyucatantimes.com]

STB Rejects CN’s Springfield Line Bid
[www.railwayage.com]

Trinity Railway Express Requests to Amend PTC System
[www.rtands.com]

For Week 11, U.S. Carloads, Intermodal Down
[www.railwayage.com]

International News


International ‘wine train’ planned for Europe by 2026
[www.cnn.com]

Burrowing badgers halt Dutch train services
[www.cnn.com]

First Moscow Direct Freight Train Departs From Beijing
[www.russia-briefing.com]

Train strikes planned in March and April suspended
[www.bbc.com]

Greece restarts suspended train services after deadly crash
[www.reuters.com]

New train connecting Dutch, Belgian and German cities launching in December
[www.iamexpat.nl]

Rail, road and air: Germany braces for nationwide transport strikes on Monday
[www.iamexpat.de]

European Commission to Collaborate with Greece in Improving Railroad Safety
[www.thenationalherald.com]

China-built railways in different continents bring growing opportunities to people along rail routes: FM
[www.globaltimes.cn]

Yevhen Liashchenko appointed new CEO of Ukrainian Railways
[www.railjournal.com]

Bulgaria opens tender for feasibility study for new railway line to Turkey
[seenews.com]

Running Extra


This documentary wants to take you on a real-time train ride through northern Ontario
[www.cbc.ca]

How Decades of Lax Rules Enable Train Disasters
[www.theatlantic.com]

EPA says Oklahoma cannot refuse to dispose of waste from Ohio train derailment
[www.kosu.org]

Few People Realize How Much Railroad History Is Preserved In The Little Community Of Campo In Southern California
[www.onlyinyourstate.com]

F45 Could Be Restored to SPSF ‘Kodachrome’
[railfan.com]

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