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Volume 16 - issue 014
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Date: April 02, 2023 09:13AM


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Texas State RR locomotive 201 pauses at the Rusk Depot. The 4-6-0 was built by ALCo in 1901.

Norm Schultze Photo



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Domestic News (Canada, Mexico and USA)


Train robbery: Armed men rob CSX train in Hampton County town of Estill. Suspects at large.
[www.greenvilleonline.com]

Train derailments renew U.S. focus on railroad safety
[www.wane.com]

US Justice Department sues Norfolk Southern following train derailment in East Palestine
[www.cnn.com]

Several Hudson Line train schedule changes due to Chelsea derailment
[midhudsonnews.com]

Railroads Slow Down Push To Reduce Train Crew Sizes, But It May Not Last
[wvpublic.org]

A look inside Brightline’s train maintenance facility in Orlando
[attractionsmagazine.com]

Fiery train derailment in Minnesota prompts evacuations
[www.centralmaine.com]
and
See footage from the site of the Minnesota train derailment
[www.cnn.com]

New Overnight Trains Are Coming to These U.S. Rail Routes
[www.afar.com]

Resistance to Utah oil train railroad racheting up
[denvergazette.com]

California’s beleaguered bullet train faces another hurdle: flooding from melting snow
[www.fresnobee.com]

No spills after chemical-carrying train cars derail in Port Allen area, DEQ reports
[www.wafb.com]

Chattanooga, Atlanta, Nashville, Memphis seek route study for passenger train revival
[www.timesfreepress.com]

Ohio lawmakers OK rail safety rules after train derailment
[www.newsandsentinel.com]

Nostalgia Ride gives Yankee fans a train trip through the past on their way to Opening Day
[www.northjersey.com]

BART Replaces Train Tracks on the Yellow Line
[www.nbcbayarea.com]

New lawsuit aims to eliminate ‘quiet zones’ at Mass. train crossings in the interest of safety
[www.boston.com]

Train engineer says he saw too many ‘safety-shortcuts’ at Norfolk Southern
[www.wpxi.com]

A new Amtrak train ride from NYC to Scranton could hit 110 mph
[www.nj.com]

FRA Issues Report on Train-to-Train Impact Test
[www.railwayage.com]

Union Pacific, SMART-TD agree to suspend train crew reconfiguration
[www.freightwaves.com]
and
Union Pacific second railroad to drop push for one-person crews
[www.newsandsentinel.com]

After oil train derailment, judge rules BNSF intentionally violated Swinomish tribe agreement
[www.q13fox.com]

Train derailment caused by significant rain, saturated soil
[www.sonomanews.com]

FRA moves forward with proposed breathing apparatus rule for railroad employees
[www.wfmj.com]

State allocates $37 million for more work to secure tracks on Del Mar bluffs
[www.encinitasadvocate.com]

Railroad Officials Move Forward with New Safety Rules
[www.mbtmag.com]

Phillip Eng, former president of Long Island Rail Road, named leader of MBTA
[www.wbur.org]

Union Pacific to Transfer Commuter Service to Metra
[railfan.com]

BNSF conductor honors women’s history in railroad industry
[www.kcbd.com]

Garfield County board not opposed to Uinta Basin Railroad
[www.gjsentinel.com]

U.S. rail volume tumbled 7.5% in Week 12
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

G&AR to Acquire Three More Small Roads
[www.railwayage.com]

Orange County railroad project to buy into San Luis Rey River habitat restoration
[www.sandiegouniontribune.com]

Operation Lifesaver groups win rail-safety grants
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Rochelle wins $6.8M rail grant to expand transload operation
[www.wifr.com]

Metra plans 49 safety 'blitzes' in 2023
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

SMART's Sellers to retire
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Savannah port to install 55 hybrid gantry cranes
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

A merger will create the first single-line railroad service from Canada to Mexico
[www.msn.com]

Walz, BNSF Railway promise safe, transparent cleanup after Raymond derailment
[www.inforum.com]

Amtrak Adirondack Returning to the Rails
[www.railwayage.com]

CSX Introduces GPS Shipment Tracking
[www.railwayage.com]

Transit Briefs: BART, LACMTA, Metra
[www.railwayage.com]

ASLRRA Advances Work on Grant-Funded Emissions Study
[www.railwayage.com]

International News


Countdown begins for Türkiye's high speed train, metro lines
[www.dailysabah.com]

The high-speed train that zooms across the Saudi desert
[www.cnn.com]

South Australian government announces deal with Keolis Downer Adelaide to scrap trains, trams privatisation
[www.abc.net.au]

IsDB approves $344.5 mln for Egypt’s electric express train
[egyptindependent.com]

Passenger train and rail freight services back on track in Germany
[www.railtech.com]

Greek railroad inspector charged in connection to accident that killed 57 people
[www.euronews.com]

Full Steam Ahead: Tales from a Railroad at War
[cepa.org]

Bulgaria calls 28 mln euro railway upgrade tender
[seenews.com]

Great Central Railway to reopen full Leicestershire track
[www.bbc.com]

Hungary to complete overhaul of Budapest-Belgrade railway on its territory by 2025
[seenews.com]

Docklands Light Railway workers launch strike over pay
[www.independent.co.uk]


Running Extra


6 Amtrak Routes Were Just Named the Best Train Lines in the U.S.
[www.thrillist.com]

Camera Bag: Lessons From Stein
[railfan.com]

Railroad Offers Free ‘Train Horn App’ to Opponents of Quiet Zone
[canbyfirst.com]

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