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Volume 16 - issue 024
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Date: June 11, 2023 08:20AM


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This oil train departed from the Howard Energy Terminal in Corpus Christi at mid-morning. It is now west of Alice TX having passed through Robstown earlier. The huge yucca makes an impressive lineside prop for the train on its’ way to Laredo TX. Alice is named after the daughter of Capt Richard King, founder of the famed King Ranch. It is the seat of Jim Wells County.

Norm Schultze photo.



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Domestic News (Canada, Mexico and USA)


Amtrak San Joaquin's trains offering discounted rides to Juneteenth Celebration in Allensworth
[kmph.com]

Falling debris in San Clemente halts train service again from San Diego to Orange County
[www.sandiegouniontribune.com]

Brightline to Conduct High-speed Train Testing Through June 14
[www.melbourneflorida.org]

Property owners disappointed as bills for transparency in high-speed train project fail
[www.kbtx.com]

New train brings opportunities to Iron Horse
[www.news-star.com]

WATCH: Amtrak CEO testifies before House hearing on improving train operations
[www.pbs.org]

Practicability of the Northern Light Express Train service
[www.wdio.com]

Train between Atlanta and Dallas? Amtrak is working on it.
[www.bizjournals.com]

Could Amtrak passenger trains return to Phoenix? Why Rep. Greg Stanton is pushing for it
[www.azcentral.com]

Skunk Train owner asks judge to consider ‘new facts’ in Willits eminent domain case
[www.pressdemocrat.com]

Nevada governor vetoes bill limiting train length
[www.8newsnow.com]
and
Nevada governor vetoes train-length bill
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Honolulu Rail: Trains, Tracks And Base Yard To Be Officially Turned Over To The City
[www.civilbeat.org]

Federal regulators promise reports on all major freight railroads — after disasters around the US
[nypost.com]
and
FRA to Review Class I Railroad Safety
[www.railwayage.com]

Metro receives $38.3 million Federal Railroad Administration grant for Doran Street grade separation project
[thesource.metro.net]

Mid-Michigan freight railroad companies receive grant funding
[www.youtube.com]

Norfolk Southern is 1st railroad to give all workers sick time as others negotiate with unions
[abcnews.go.com]

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and Union Pacific Railroad Reach Paid Sick Leave Agreement
[www.up.com]

US passenger railroad Amtrak CEO says ridership near pre-pandemic levels
[kfgo.com]

Federal Railroad Administration awards $17 Million for TxDOT Fort Worth project
[www.nbcdfw.com]

Delaware-Lackawanna charts track, expansion projects
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Railroad Cost-Cutting Is Ruining Service At Expense Of Wyoming Mineral Industry, Expert Says
[cowboystatedaily.com]

The Alaska Railroad’s Centennial
[www.akbizmag.com]

CPKC: New Railroad, New Livery
[www.railwayage.com]

Amtrak Applies for $7.3 Billion in Federal Grants to Advance Northeast Corridor Infrastructure Upgrades
[media.amtrak.com]

Port NOLA taps Wypyski as COO
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CSX announces 5$ million donation to B&O Railroad Museum in Southwest Baltimore
[auburnpub.com]

Caltrain OKs FY24, FY25 budgets
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

In backrooms and on social media, battle rages over law to expand railway competition
[www.ctvnews.ca]

Georgia Gov. Kemp attends NS Railway safety training event
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

New Locomotive Build Market: Nonexistent for Now?
[www.railwayage.com]

Class I Briefs: CSX, CPKC, UP
[www.railwayage.com]

Transit Briefs: Amtrak, BART, Maryland DOT, NYMTA, PANY/NJ
[www.railwayage.com]

Railway supplier news from IMC, Medha and Leclanche
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Virginia Railway Express awarded $20 million in grant funds
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

FTA Rejects MBTA Safety Improvement Plan
[www.railwayage.com]

International News


Happy travellers as Mali's passenger train completes commercial trip after resuming service
[www.africanews.com]

Freight train derails near Russia's border with Ukraine - governor
[finance.yahoo.com]

Ticket overselling blamed for Coventry City trains chaos
[www.bbc.com]

Passengers 'thrown from seats' on speeding train
[www.bbc.com]

Suburban train derails near Basin Bridge railway station
[www.dtnext.in]

Remodeled Tokyo-Nikko train adds luxury
[www3.nhk.or.jp]

Iran’s ‘Greenest’ Railroad Opens
[financialtribune.com]

Signaling system error led to deadly India train crash, railway official says
[www.pbs.org]

EBRD to provide 200 million euro loan to Ukrainian Railways
[www.reuters.com]

China Railway resumes large-scale train purchases amid rise in traffic flow
[www.globaltimes.cn]

Brazilian Supreme Court Judge Permits Analysis of Controversial Soybean Railway That Threatens the Amazon Rainforest and Severely Impacts Indigenous Land
[amazonwatch.org]

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway registered record earnings during May
[neindiabroadcast.com]

World’s steepest railway back in business with new rolling stock
[www.railtech.com]

FCH2Rail Project Tests Bi-Mode Hydrogen Train on Spanish Railway Network
[railway-news.com]

Running Extra


Mill Valley to install train engine at City Hall
[www.marinij.com]

Why Rod Stewart is selling LA home for $70M — train set not included
[pagesix.com]

BNSF Service Metrics, in Uncomplicated Terms
[www.railwayage.com]

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