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Volume 16 - issue 030
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Date: July 23, 2023 12:00PM


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It’s spring time in South Central Texas. The grass along FM78 in Cibolo has greened up and the purple bindweed is in drifts along Cibolo Siding. A mixed freight is in the siding as a late running Sunset Limited makes its way toward Houston.

Norm Schultze photo



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Domestic News (Canada, Mexico and USA)


Pennsylvania train derailment: Silicone pellets found leaking out of collapsed train cars, police say
[www.fox29.com]

Montana train derailment causes consumer product spill, no injuries
[www.foxbusiness.com]

Amtrak train hits tractor-trailer in Lakeland, injuring 8, causing up to $10M in damage
[www.theledger.com]

Union Pacific expanding utility role to be more responsive to train movements
[www.freightwaves.com]
and
Union Pacific railroad to renew push for 1-person crews by testing conductors in trucks
[apnews.com]

Train service through San Clemente resumes after series of track closures
[abc7.com]

Discussion on bringing passenger train service back to Boise hitting high gear
[www.boisestatepublicradio.org]

California to Las Vegas bullet train advances key step
[www.foxla.com]

Canada TSB: UDR Led to 2019 CP Train Derailment
[www.railwayage.com]

CSX conductor trainee fell, was struck by train during ‘shoving movement’ in Baltimore, NTSB finds
[www.thebaltimorebanner.com]

Florida Train Engineers, Conductors Vote to Join Teamsters
[teamster.org]

CSX’s second-quarter profit declined as the railroad delivered fewer imported goods
[apnews.com]

Brightline plans to resume 110 mph railroad testing Wednesday in Martin County
[www.wptv.com]

Meridian & Bigbee Railroad agreement reached for a new direct interchange connection in Alabama
[www.wtok.com]

MTA Raises Fares On Metro-North Railroad
[patch.com]

Changes to Long Island Rail Road Fares
[www.longisland.com]

Amtrak crews to update NEC track this summer
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Metra throws some bones to unhappy neighbors for the UP-N Rebuild. They’re not all biting.
[chi.streetsblog.org]

Batory joins Michigan State's rail education, research center
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

MTA proposes balanced budget through 2027
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Davidson, DeBiase join Norfolk Southern's board
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Norfolk Southern awards over 100 college scholarships
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

American Seafoods Settles Jones Act Enforcement Case for $9.5 Million
[maritime-executive.com]

Canadian dockworkers reject tentative agreement, resume strike
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

MBTA completes Orange Line tunnel repairs
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Sites across US primed for rail-served industrial development
[www.freightwaves.com]

California authority completes high-speed rail overpass
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

US freight-rail traffic down again in Week 28
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Norfolk Southern CEO on freight rail safety in the aftermath of the East Palestine derailment
[www.kunm.org]

Union Pacific Celebrates Employee-Focused Programs with New Locomotive
[www.railwayage.com]

International News


Train fares are up to 30 times more expensive than planes in Europe, says Greenpeace
[www.cnn.com]

Train drivers’ union Aslef announces more industrial action as strikes loom
[www.theguardian.com]

Train used as iconic 'Hogwarts Express' in Harry Potter movies has services cancelled after safety concerns
[www.dailymail.co.uk]

Trains between Scotland and England disrupted by RMT strike
[www.bbc.com]

Wabtec Sends Electric Train Love Letter To World’s Largest Iron Mine
[cleantechnica.com]

Belgian and French railways mull new Brussels-Paris train link
[www.politico.eu]

Railways report on Odisha train tragedy reveals what caused crash | Details
[www.indiatoday.in]

Khaf-Herat Railroad to Help Boost Afghan Exports to Iran
[financialtribune.com]

Route for trans-Afghan railroad finalised
[pajhwok.com]

Running Extra


The 8 Most Beautiful Train Stations Around the World
[www.veranda.com]

Yesteryear-Wopsononock railroad and view
[www.altoonamirror.com]

Work on railroad to improve passenger rail services
[www.heraldnet.com]

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