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Volume 16 - issue 018
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Date: April 30, 2023 07:52AM


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A west bound Union Pacific stack train emerges from the Twin Tunnels at Taggart, Utah on May 1, 2019. A fairly clean EMD SD70M No. 4537 leads the 100+ car train.

Alex Mayes photo



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Domestic News (Canada, Mexico and USA)


Biden denies ‘bomb train’ permit to ship liquid gas through populated areas
[www.theguardian.com]

Freight train derails in Wisconsin, plunging 2 containers into the Mississippi River
[www.npr.org]

Railroads warned about the problems long trains can cause
[helenair.com]

Amtrak Train Derails at Union Station, Causing Metra Delays
[www.nbcchicago.com]

Las Vegas-to-California bullet train gets bipartisan backing
[www.normantranscript.com]

Expanding landslide still threatens San Diego railroad connection
[www.delmartimes.net]
and
Landslide Near San Clemente Shuts Down Train Service
[www.nbcsandiego.com]

CSX train derails in Pensacola
[www.wkrg.com]

Tired of train horns, Menlo Park and Palo Alto advance plans for 'quiet zone'
[www.paloaltoonline.com]

LA Metro survey: About 600 homeless riders exit nightly when train service ends
[www.dailynews.com]

Development Of A Luxury Overnight Train Connecting San Francisco And Los Angeles Is Underway
[travelnoire.com]

USMCA commission to open environmental probe of Mexico train
[abcnews.go.com]

Second Amtrak train still planned to begin later this year
[www.winonapost.com]

‘Extreme risk’ posed by Utah oil train proposal, Colorado AG Weiser warns feds
[coloradonewsline.com]

Judge rejects Skunk Train owner’s claim it is a public utility with right of eminent domain
[www.pressdemocrat.com]

What Metro's 8000 series trains could look like
[www.axios.com]

Norfolk Southern says the toxic train derailment cost it $387 million
[www.cnn.com]

Not your ordinary railroad train
[hh-today.com]

BART Announces Service Changes. Here’s What To Know
[sfstandard.com]

MTA reduces Light Rail wait times thanks to more train operators
[www.wmar2news.com]

Brightline Unveils New Orlando Train Station; Service Coming in May
[www.planetizen.com]

Railroad workers rescue 3-year-old from tracks in New York
[abcnews.go.com]

Brightline reminds mariners railroad bridge over St. Lucie closing May 1 for 3 weeks
[www.tcpalm.com]

CPKC railroad announces deal to handle Mexico shipments
[fox4kc.com]

Senator Jon Tester, Montana railroad supporters looking for more western representation from Amtrak Board of Directors
[www.kfyrtv.com]

Railroad gets final permits to replace Bismarck-Mandan Rail Bridge; work on $100M project beginning
[bismarcktribune.com]

Genesis Electronics Group’s Announces Partnership With The Portland Vancouver Junction
[www.globenewswire.com]
and
PVJR, GEGI Partner on Autonomous Road/Rail Glīd
[www.railwayage.com]

Restored locomotive – Santa Fe 2926 – set to make a public appearance on May 6
[www.abqjournal.com]

State allocates $100 million for Del Mar railroad projects
[www.kusi.com]

Railroad raised near the Mississippi to keep trains moving in northeast Iowa
[cbs2iowa.com]

AAR awards Chafee environmental award to BNSF's Barnard
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Amtrak designated a 'best employer' for diversity
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

UP Embargo Update: We’re Making ‘Significant Progress’
[www.railwayage.com]

MassDOT issues update on work taking place on South Coast Rail in Fall River, New Bedford, Taunton, Middleborough, Lakeville, Freetown, Berkley
[fallriverreporter.com]

Construction underway at MxV Rail's PuebloPlex
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific honors 95 companies with Pinnacle Award
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CN reports 'strong' Q1 performance, updates 2023 guidance
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Brightline unveils new Orlando station
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific EVP Whited recognized for sustainability efforts
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

California looks to slash freight railway emissions
[energynews.us]

Canadian Regulator Announces VRCPIs for Crop Year 2023-24
[www.railwayage.com]

Seattle’s beloved and long-lost steam locomotive is heading home
[mynorthwest.com]

Alabama & Tennessee River Railway to serve new transload facility
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Could new rail safety rules prevent the next East Palestine? More sensors could be key
[www.wesa.fm]

Canadian National Railway reaches tentative agreement with key union
[seekingalpha.com]

USDOT: An Additional $24MM for RIA Program Projects
[www.railwayage.com]

With Transportation Bill vote, Northern Lights Express closest it’s ever been to reality
[www.kttc.com]

International News


Stockholm commuter train drivers strike over one-man crews
[themilitant.com]

An 'air train' in China runs using an overhead magnetic track, never touching it as it glides through the air 30 feet above the ground
[africa.businessinsider.com]

7 killed in fire on passenger train in southern Pakistan
[apnews.com]

Trains: Treherbert to Pontypridd line closed for 10 months
[www.bbc.com]

Why Chile is home to the fastest trains in South America
[english.elpais.com]

China's railroad to world domination: $58 billion rail link with Pakistan will reduce reliance on West
[news.yahoo.com]

Karachi-Mazar railroad plan seen as boost to trade
[pajhwok.com]

UK railway workers to strike in May after rejecting latest pay offer
[www.reuters.com]

Shanghai Railway sets record with holiday passenger traffic
[www.shine.cn]

World’s highest railway bridge to open in Kashmir soon
[www.aljazeera.com]

Japan Railway Firms Boosting Efforts for Automated Operations
[www.nippon.com]

Last batch of units for Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway shipped
[global.chinadaily.com.cn]

South Wales railway line prepares to close for planned works
[www.newcivilengineer.com]

EU opens in-depth abuse probe into Spanish railway incumbent
[globalcompetitionreview.com]

Running Extra


7 Boozy Train Rides Around the World That Offer Specialty Sips and Stunning Views
[www.travelandleisure.com]

Crossing Corsica on the "little train" is the best way to see its spectacular scenery
[www.lonelyplanet.com]

Rare statue of Mayan god K’awiil discovered on Maya Train route
[mexiconewsdaily.com]

Dick Spotswood: Mill Valley’s railroad engine compromise should be celebrated
[www.marinij.com]

New railroad invention allows locomotive to ‘decide its own path’
[www.thetrucker.com]

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