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Volume 16 - issue 026
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Date: June 26, 2023 01:09PM


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A long mixed freight snakes into Medina Sinding in Hondo Tx. Medina is one of those 15000 foot sidings built to accommodate the long trains frequenting the Del Rio Subdivision. Remarkably, Medina siding fits the location perfectly, no blocking one public or private crossing.

Norm Schultze Photo



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Domestic News (Canada, Mexico and USA)


Early testing shows no threats after train carrying hazardous materials falls into Yellowstone River
[thehill.com]
and
Cleanup begins at the site of a Montana train derailment and Yellowstone River bridge collapse
[www.cnn.com]

San Mateo takes on train noise
[www.smdailyjournal.com]

Train traffic will resume in East Palestine in the coming weeks
[www.cleveland19.com]

110 mph passenger service starts Monday on Chicago-St. Louis train line
[www.wrex.com]

Norfolk Southern engineer raised concern about train ahead of derailment
[thehill.com]

After budget shortfall fears, Metro announces historic service improvements with more train, bus frequency
[wjla.com]

Brightline Orlando celebrates completed construction for high-speed train service to Miami
[www.fox35orlando.com]
and
Brightline wraps up Orlando route construction
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

How California’s High Speed Train Could Arrive and Depart DTLA’s Upgraded Union Station
[cal.streetsblog.org]

Wabtec Train Manufacturing Workers Are on Strike
[jacobin.com]

After earlier rejection, Palo Alto seeks second opinion on train viaduct for southern crossings
[www.paloaltoonline.com]

Construction begins for train station expansion at airport
[biztimes.com]

TRAX deals with delays due to operator shortages and train crash
[www.fox13now.com]

Waco OKs $1.2 million for downtown railroad quiet zone work at 4 intersections
[wacotrib.com]

Railroad safety standards have gotten so bad the NTSB is beginning to question the whole concept of self-regulation
[fortune.com]
and
NTSB looks at railroad inspection practices
[www.wandtv.com]

STB orders BNSF to send more coal trains to Montana mines
[www.freightwaves.com]

Railroads Sue California Over Emissions Mandate
[railfan.com]

State rail enhancement grant to help improve UP railroads
[www.uppermichiganssource.com]

Teamsters demonstrate outside Jacksonville railroad accused of union busting
[news.wjct.org]

CPKC report highlights sustainability developments
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

New Rule Would Require Railroads To Disclose Derailed Cargo to All Responders Within 10 Miles
[www.theintelligencer.net]

Delaware-Lackawanna Sees Big Traffic Increases
[railfan.com]

UP’s Rocker Issues State of the Railroad Report
[www.railwayage.com]

AAR report highlights ways in which railroads can play a key role in facing climate change
[www.logisticsmgmt.com]

Funding approved to trench railroad tracks through Carlsbad Village
[www.kpbs.org]

Railroad sues insurance over 416 fire coverage
[www.durangoherald.com]

Union challenging LIRR marijuana policy after two workers tested positive
[www.newsday.com]

SEPTA approves FY2024 operating, capital budgets
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NARS honors Ottensmeyer with lifetime achievement award
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Union Pacific to serve new Arizona rail park
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CPKC, CSX to jointly develop hydrogen locomotives
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Major transit agencies announce construction contract awards
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Cowen foresees negative financial impact of reciprocal switching
[www.freightwaves.com]

Short Lines Seek Comment Period Extension for FRA’s Proposed Dispatcher, Signal Employee Certification Regs
[www.railwayage.com]

Reports: Automotive industry concerned about rail-car shortage
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Foothill Gold Line Commemorates Completion of Major Rail Work in Historic Ceremony
[www.pasadenanow.com]

Transit Briefs: Amtrak, NYMTA, Metra, SEPTA, LA Metro, Caltrain
[www.railwayage.com]

WMATA faces $750 million budget gap in FY2025
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CPKC updates carbon emissions calculator
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

2 craft unions press senators to act on rail safety bill
[www.freightwaves.com]

DDRR Modifies Lease, Trackage Rights Agreements
[www.railwayage.com]

TransLink boosts West Coast Express service
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CPKC, Americold team up on temperature-controlled intermodal warehouses
[www.joc.com]

International News


Forest train blazes new trail for tourism in northeast China
[finance.yahoo.com]

Rail strikes: Three days of walkouts planned for July - how will train services be affected?
[news.sky.com]

Cleethorpes to London direct train service takes test run
[www.bbc.com]

Tunisia train derailment kills two, injures 34
[www.africanews.com]

This amazing train can ‘jump’ railroad tracks with passengers still on board: ‘[It] offers an immersive travel experience’
[news.yahoo.com]

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

MSC Said to Enter Exclusive Talks to Buy Italo Train Operator
[www.bloomberg.com]

Goods Train Hits Stationary Freight Coaches in West Bengal’s Bankura
[thewire.in]

National high-speed train to be put into service in 2025: Minister
[www.hurriyetdailynews.com]

Investigation after two dragged along by Tube trains
[www.bbc.com]

Brazilian iron ore miner Bamin set begin building key Bahia railroad
[www.bnamericas.com]

MTR plan to extend railroad maintenance time won't affect passengers much, lawmakers claim
[www.thestandard.com.hk]

Running Extra


5 US Sleeper Train Routes for the Ultimate Slow Travel Journey
[www.cntraveler.com]

Characteristics of Medical Evacuation by Train in Ukraine, 2022
[jamanetwork.com]

This Luxe California Wine Country Train Added a Secret Garden-themed Afternoon Tea Experience — Complete With Sparkling Wine Service
[www.travelandleisure.com]

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