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Trainnews - volume 8 - issue 164 (International)
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: August 20, 2015 05:05PM

Trainnews - volume 8 - issue 164 (International) - 08/20/15


This day in Railroad History

August 20, 2009
The Union Pacific Railroad inaugurated its new Kate Shelley Bridge spanning the Des Moines River in Iowa. The new bridge, which is more than 2,800 feet long and 190 feet high, replaces the previous Kate Shelley bridge which will remain standing. The bridge was designed for two trains to operate on the bridge at the same time at the maximum speed of 70 mph and features two tracks, 20 feet apart, set on a ballast deck that is supported by reinforced concrete towers and steel piles.
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Costly German-made train coaches go to waste in Kerala
[www.hindustantimes.com]

First Great Western strike to go ahead on Sunday as new train talks break down
[www.expressandstar.com]

Railways to run Onam special train
[timesofindia.indiatimes.com]

Signal failure causes largescale disruption in local train
[www.business-standard.com]

Concerns raised after train derails in Kimberley
[ewn.co.za]

Union strike to cancel Saturday night's Footy Express trains in Adelaide
[www.abc.net.au]

Authorities investigating Prasa train accident
[ewn.co.za]

MakeMyTrip launches train booking app in 5 Indian languages
[www.medianama.com]

Train in southeast Turkey struck by mine in third such attack in past month
[national.bgnnews.com]

Baku receives another Stadler high-speed train
[www.azernews.az]

Italy minister says opposed to railway privatisation -paper
[www.reuters.com]

Railway Survey Shows 85 Percent People Satisfied With Its Services
[www.newindianexpress.com]

Snaefell Mountain Railway's 120th anniversary marked
[www.bbc.com]

North-South railway PPP draws 30 local and foreign investors
[www.rappler.com]

Russian Traxx unveiled at Engels locomotive plant inauguration
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Rio light rail receives BNDES funding
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Work begins to upgrade Phoenix Park Tunnel line in Ireland
[www.railway-technology.com]

China to build second Fuzhou - Zhangzhou HS line
[www.railjournal.com]

Blackpool to Preston rail electrification plans delayed
[www.bbc.com]

Azerbaijan to unveil 30 comfortable passenger trains
[www.azernews.az]


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