NEWS 2023 :  Trainnews The fastest message board... ever.
Trainnews postings for 2023 
Volume 16 - issue 032
Posted by: admin ()
Date: August 06, 2023 07:01AM


Trainnews.org does not vet the accuracy of the articles referenced in this posting. The content of the links is the sole responsibility of the original provider.

This Issue's Photo Please send photos to photos@trainnews.org


The Border Patrol is taking a close look at east bound train at Knippa Tx. The first group of cars are beer cars from the Corona Brewery about 30 miles south of Eagle Pass in old Mexico. Those cars that haul beer carry BKTY reporting marks and are fast approaching their fifty year like span. In contrast, this 1x1 has UP latest corporate scheme both front and rear.

Norm Schultze photo



Photos shared are the property of the photographer, if you wish to share the images please email admin@trainnews.org and we will give you contact information in order to obtain their premission. Unless otherwise noted please do not share the images in this web site. Thank You

Domestic News (Canada, Mexico and USA)


NTSB determines crossing design contributed to Mendon fatal train crash
[www.komu.com]

BNSF train engineers offered paid sick time and better schedules in new deal
[apnews.com]
and
BNSF train engineers offered paid sick time and better schedules in new deal
[apnews.com]

Metra to add trains to ME Blue Island service
[metra.com]

Ottawa's big LRT fix is redesigning train parts. What about the track?
[www.cbc.ca]

Passenger rail plans on track for 2nd train through Johnstown by 2026
[www.tribdem.com]

CFE investment in Maya Train electrification increases to 8 billion pesos
[mexiconewsdaily.com]

Canadian West Coast port workers vote yes to ratify a tentative deal. Railroad congestion continues
[www.cnbc.com]

Railroad Owner Initiates Campaign To Save Rail Line
[www.capenews.net]

Regional Rail Acquires Clinton Terminal Railroad
[www.railwayage.com]

FRA’s Long-Distance Study Produces Map of Expanded Amtrak Service
[railfan.com]

Railroad Cost of Capital Set at 10.58% for 2022
[www.railwayage.com]

NCDOT introduces new training program to save lives, prevent railroad trespassing
[www.wnct.com]

Alaska Railroad Promotes New External Affairs Director
[www.akbizmag.com]

Boychuk to exit CSX
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Norfolk Southern changes policy on overheated bearings, months after Ohio derailment
[www.wesa.fm]

White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad Celebrates 125 Years
[www.breakingtravelnews.com]

Maintenance-of-way union sues BNSF over workforce shortages
[www.freightwaves.com]

Six months after East Palestine derailment, Congress deadlocked on new rules for train safety
[www.kktv.com]

Long Island Rail Road derailment hurts 13 east of Jamaica station in Queens, snarls afternoon service
[www.gazettextra.com]

Norfolk Southern invests $8.7 million in Alabama megasite
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

At 100, Alaska Railroad in good health despite its age
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Tickets issued at train crossings in Alabama to prepare people for Amtrak’s return
[www.fox10tv.com]

Seventeen R. J. Corman Short Lines Awarded for their Safety Accomplishment
[www.rjcorman.com]

All eyes on Vena as he takes helm at Union Pacific
[www.freightwaves.com]

Consultant hired for Interborough Express environmental review
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

AAR: U.S. railroads post 'mixed' traffic results for July
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Alberta to provide more funding for hydrogen innovation
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CSX and SMART-TD Partner to Deliver Enhanced Conductor Training with Additional Week of Hands-on Experience
[finance.yahoo.com]
and
CSX, SMART-TD partner for enhanced conductor training
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

MBTA, union agree on retention, recruitment issues
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Amtrak Seeks $873MM in FRA CHIP Funding
[www.railwayage.com]

OmniTRAX Appoints Shariff Gonnella as President, BRG
[www.railwayage.com]

CPKC Issues 2023-24 Grain Service Outlook Report
[www.railwayage.com]

Wabtec to Modernise 60 Additional CN Locomotives
[railway-news.com]

Mendocino Railway’s Sister Company, Sierra Northern Railway (SERA), Takes a Giant Leap Towards a Greener Rail Industry.
[kymkemp.com]

International News


Four dead after Indian railway officer opens fire on moving train
[www.cnn.com]

A train derailment has killed at least 15 and injured 50 in southern Pakistan
[www.npr.org]
and
At least 30 killed, 67 injured after train derails in Pakistan
[www.cnn.com]

London Underground: Tube mishap sees train pull into abandoned station
[www.bbc.com]

Piccadilly line's new London Tube trains tested in Germany
[www.bbc.com]

First China-Central Asia Freight Train Leaves Guiyang to Almaty
[astanatimes.com]

China’s new high-speed train just set a new record as the world’s fastest — and it could travel faster than an airplane
[news.yahoo.com]

Connecting Israel programme launched to build 300km of new railway
[www.railjournal.com]

UK: Chiltern Railways Powers Class 68 Locomotives with Vegetable Oil
[railway-news.com]

China's railway passenger trips skyrocket 124.9 pct in H1
[english.news.cn]

€1.8 Billion Contract Awarded for Verona–Padua High Speed Line
[railway-news.com]

Long-running campaign to reinstate abandoned railway line in Lake District gathers pace
[www.newcivilengineer.com]

Running Extra


Sierra No. 3 Nominated For Federal Historic Designation
[www.mymotherlode.com]

150 Years Ago Today – The Cable Car is Born
[www.railwayage.com]

Will Supreme Court Defang STB, FRA?
[www.railwayage.com]

Options: ReplyQuote


Your Name: 
Your Email: 
Subject: 
Spam prevention:
Please, enter the code that you see below in the input field. This is for blocking bots that try to post this form automatically.
 **    **  **     **  ********   *******   **     ** 
 **   **   **     **     **     **     **  **     ** 
 **  **    **     **     **     **         **     ** 
 *****     *********     **     ********   **     ** 
 **  **    **     **     **     **     **   **   **  
 **   **   **     **     **     **     **    ** **   
 **    **  **     **     **      *******      ***    

Online Users

Guests: 3
Record Number of Guests: 76 on October 03, 2021
This forum Maintained by Trainnews.org.