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Volume 16 - issue 017
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Date: April 22, 2023 07:37PM


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Capitol Corridor train 529 passes San Leandro at 80 mph on April 21st. F59PHI 2012 is in charge of this Auburn to San Jose on-time service.

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Domestic News (Canada, Mexico and USA)


Maine warns rail network to address clean-up concerns following train derailment and diesel fuel spill
[www.cnn.com]
and
Maine DEP says Canadian Pacific has failed to clean up after train derailment
[www.mainepublic.org]

Antioch to lose train stop to Oakley
[www.siliconvalley.com]

Brightline Orlando: When train service begins to South Florida, when tickets go on sale
[www.fox35orlando.com]

Startup Proposes L.A.-to-San Francisco Night Train
[www.planetizen.com]

2 Local Passenger Train Enthusiasts Could Bring Amtrak Service To Chattanooga
[www.chattanoogan.com]

Manitoba may re-examine rail relocation following train derailment
[globalnews.ca]

Metro’s 8000 Series Trains Could Have More Room For Bikes And Strollers – And More D.C. Flair
[dcist.com]

Metrolink Reveals Potential Solution to ‘Ghost Train’ Stoppages
[www.thecapistranodispatch.com]

Rep. Terri Sewell calling for investigation into train derailments, blockages
[www.wtok.com]

Brightline unveils Orlando train station
[www.fox35orlando.com]

San Diego-Orange County Train Service Resumes
[www.nbcsandiego.com]
and
Commuter train routes between O.C. and San Diego resume over repaired track
[ktla.com]

CT lawmakers seek to restore Shore Line East, add train service to New Milford
[www.ctinsider.com]

CPKC railroad announces deal to handle Mexico shipments
[www.atchisonglobenow.com]

US unions call on railroads to halt buybacks, ditch lean operating model
[www.reuters.com]

CSX railroad’s 1Q profit jumps 15% on higher rates
[apnews.com]

Alaska Railroad reports cybersecurity breach
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific's 1Q profit flat as inflation drives costs up
[www.3newsnow.com]

St. Lucie River Railroad Drawbridge Bridge Now Closed in the Down Position Overnights, Through April 28
[www.wqcs.org]

Tri-Rail trains get a new look
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Work on 2nd set of railroad tracks in East Palestine to begin this week
[www.wkbn.com]

BNSF Inks Trackage Rights Deal for MRL Branches
[railfan.com]

Union Pacific Offers $50,000 Sign-On Bonus In Wyoming
[cowboystatedaily.com]

Class I employment increase continued in March
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

National Steel Car says its wheel sets did not contribute to Norfolk Southern derailment
[www.freightwaves.com]

IANA testifies in favor of independent contractor model
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CN launches carbon emissions calculator
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Amtrak to STB: Sunset Limited trains still running late
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Politicians are drumming up support (literally) for last-ditch campaign to block Uinta Basin oil trains in Colorado
[coloradosun.com]

Genesee & Wyoming mobile MOW workers join BMWED
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

LA, Long Beach ports log slow March
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Service, labor issues bog down freight transportation
[www.world-grain.com]

BART awards fare-gate contract to STraffic America
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Report: State Lawmakers ‘Cracking Down’ on Rail Companies
[www.railwayage.com]

STB’s Latest Service Case: NTEC vs. BNSF
[www.railwayage.com]

AAR: North American Rail Volume Down Through 15 Weeks
[www.railwayage.com]

Transit Briefs: NYMTA, SEPTA, NJ Transit
[www.railwayage.com]

FRA Awards Automated Track Inspection Program Contract to ENSCO
[www.railwayage.com]

BNSF, NS Reach Labor Agreements
[www.railwayage.com]

International News


First metro train travels under Sydney Harbour
[www.cnn.com]

Has TransPennine Express improved its train service?
[www.bbc.com]

South Western Railway disruption after biofuel clogs engines
[www.bbc.com]

New low-carbon freight train runs from Southampton to Scotland
[www.bbc.com]

Trains in Wales can be awful, says transport minister Lee Waters
[www.bbc.com]

Tempi train collision: Experts' Committee releases investigation findings
[greekcitytimes.com]

Australia climate change activists 'halt' coal train, 50 charged
[www.reuters.com]

Tens of thousands strike across Norway as Swedish train drivers hold three-day wildcat job action
[www.wsws.org]

Croatian Train Manufacturer KONČAR Selects Leclanché as Supplier of Battery Systems for New State Railroad Contract
[batteriesnews.com]

Germany's Railway, Airline Workers Strike
[www.voanews.com]

The Port of Marín relies on Thales to modernize its railway network
[www.thalesgroup.com]

Borders rail extension study could start this year
[www.bbc.com]

Dutch railway utility begins trial runs with new train on Brussels-Amsterdam line
[www.brusselstimes.com]

The leaked memo that shows Britain’s railway chaos isn’t going away anytime soon
[www.timeout.com]

Great Western Railway extends Hitachi Rail’s maintenance contract
[news.railbusinessdaily.com]

Planning refused for Bala Lake Railways extension
[www.railadvent.co.uk]

Laos-Vietnam railway construction could begin by year end: developer
[www.thestar.com.my]

Running Extra


All aboard the slow train to Patagonia, a relic of a bygone era
[www.nationalgeographic.com]

Train enthusiasts given chance to restore Railroad Museum
[www.texomashomepage.com]

Restoration of Louisville & Nashville 152 Begins in Kentucky
[railfan.com]

Amfleet I: How Safe After All These Years?
[www.railwayage.com]

Lifting the Barriers to Refueling
[www.railwayage.com]

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