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Trainnews - volume 10 - issue 228
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: November 15, 2017 02:15PM


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The Dallas Streetcar rolls across the Houston Street Viaduct out bound from the Reunion District toward Beckley Station in the Bishop Arts District.

The cars are built “Liberty” type streetcars are built by Brookville, and can operate from overhead wire or L-ion battery. Because of the historic nature of the Houston Street Viaduct, overhead wire was not installed, and battery power is used.

Norm Schultze photo



This weeks news


Train crash 'kills 33' in Democratic Republic of Congo
[www.bbc.com]

NTSB: Amtrak's systemic safety lapses, lack of equipment caused fatal train crash in Pa.
[www.usatoday.com]

Singapore Train Collision Leaves 25 People Injured
[www.bloomberg.com]
and
Bugs in new signalling system could have caused collision: Expert
[www.todayonline.com]

Bullet train will herald a new era of safety, speed and public service: Rail minister Piyush Goyal
[economictimes.indiatimes.com]

NJ Transit Adjusting Train Schedules for Amtrak Track Repairs at Penn Station
[www.nbcnewyork.com]
and
Penn Station train changes announced for winter track work
[abc7ny.com]

Major train strike in Wellington
[www.newshub.co.nz]
and
Union explains reason for today's rail strike as commuters deal well with road traffic
[www.tvnz.co.nz]

Germany's future trains have digital cars with game consoles
[www.engadget.com]

$25,000 reward offered for info on Kershaw Co. August train derailment
[www.wistv.com]

Police in North Dakota Find Large Marijuana Stash on Train
[www.usnews.com]

New Plan Would Put Security on Every DART Train, Around the Clock
[www.nbcdfw.com]

High-speed train from Munich to Berlin abandoned after it hits wild boar
[www.thelocal.de]

MRT train sent back to depot over technical problem
[newsinfo.inquirer.net]

First trial freight train from China arrives in Slovakia
[news.xinhuanet.com]

And THAT’S why you shouldn’t park right next to the train tracks! Van is completely destroyed by a freight train after owner leaves it in harm’s way
[www.dailymail.co.uk]

Railway orders enquiry in rivalry leading to train delays
[www.hindustantimes.com]

Arriva signs contract for world’s first zero-emission train for partially electrified tracks
[www.globalrailwayreview.com]

LIRR East End ‘dark territory’ gets signals from 21st century
[www.newsday.com]

Siemens to upgrade SWR’s fleet of trains
[www.railway-technology.com]

Amtrak updates Northeast train seating, with some improvements in time for holidays
[www.usatoday.com]

First new Muni train goes into service this week
[sf.curbed.com]

A new train station just opened for Capitol Corridor commuters
[www.sacbee.com]

Hyperloop Startup Arrivo Has Plans For High-Speed Colorado Tube Train Network
[www.forbes.com]

DIA seeks new voices for train announcements
[kdvr.com]

New train cars to increase capacity on Capitol Corridor, San Joaquins and Pacific Surfliner routes
[www.mercurynews.com]

Brand new Great Western Railway train spotted passing through Devon
[www.devonlive.com]

Santa Barbara Train Service Included in State Rail Plan
[www.independent.com]

Fog fails to derail train schedules across Northeast
[timesofindia.indiatimes.com]

Amid decline in ridership, MTA boosts service on six train lines
[www.6sqft.com]

New train cars ready for tests
[www.bostonherald.com]

Cats take over a train in Japan for a very good reason
[www.star2.com]

Painesville’s Norfolk and Southern Railroad bridge project pertinent to regional rail system
[www.news-herald.com]

With new railroad, the world shrinks and Russia gets choked
[thehill.com]

Alaska Railroad drops contentious policy around private property near tracks
[www.adn.com]

Return of the railroad barge
[www.workboat.com]

Officials: Texas Eagle safe, but railroad funding needs to be stable
[www.news-journal.com]

MassDOT seeks federal grant for New England Central Railroad project
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Volume Growth Drives Railroads in Q3; What Lies Ahead?
[www.nasdaq.com]

Florida East Coast Railway tour highlighted LNG operations
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
FEC Railway Gives Tour of LNG Operations
[globenewswire.com]

Genesee & Wyoming Reports Traffic for October 2017
[www.businesswire.com]

Tough sledding in the loco market
[www.railwayage.com]

Germany will have Self-Driving Vehicles to its railroad network
[www.thetechbulletin.com]

Ironhorse buys 1,244 acres in Santa Teresa for development
[www.lcsun-news.com]

Downeaster expected to roll into Rockland in May
[knox.villagesoup.com]

Bill to tighten All Aboard Florida rules gets approval – but so does train
[floridapolitics.com]

MBTA to fund PTC installation with TIFIA and RRIF loans
[www.rtands.com]

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