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Trainnews - volume 11 - issue 073
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: April 11, 2018 01:43PM

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Westbound Amtrak Capitol Limited on CSX tracks about two miles west of Rockville, Maryland, March 5, 2018.

Louis Cerny photo



This weeks news


Runaway train carrying 1,000 passengers rolls for miles in India
[www.cnn.com]

NTSB: Fatigue led to fatal train crash in New Mexico
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Human error blamed in fatal 2015 train crash near Roswell
[www.kob.com]

Freight Train Derails in Northeastern Montana, Spills Grain
[www.usnews.com]

Amtrak Decision Jeopardizes West Virginia Train Tradition
[www.usnews.com]

The man behind Japan's 'train departure melodies'
[www.straitstimes.com]

New train station opens for Metra, Amtrak riders in Joliet, ending a 6-year wait
[www.chicagotribune.com]

New Katihar-Delhi Humsafar Express, Fully AC 3-Tier Train, Flagged Off: 10 Points
[www.ndtv.com]

DCTA Conducting PTC Testing on A-train Commuter Rail Line
[www.masstransitmag.com]

Railroad blames crew for train crash, sues them
[www.amnews.com]

Steam train a-comin’ through
[www.columbian.com]

New Commuter Train Poses Transportation Alternative for UCSB Staff
[thebottomline.as.ucsb.edu]

New Kahawa-CBD train route set for launch next week
[www.businessdailyafrica.com]
and
Good news for Nairobi residents! Kenya Railways introduces new commuter train service
[www.standardmedia.co.ke]

Phnom Penh airport shuttle train launched
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Repairs will shift Amtrak's Rensselaer trains to Grand Central Terminal
[www.timesunion.com]

A deeper dive on railroad service issues
[www.logisticsmgmt.com]

Kansas City Southern responds to STB's service concerns
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Railroad Unions in U.S., Mexico, Canada Unite for Friendlier NAFTA
[www.bna.com]

Louisville & Indiana Railroad recognized with three ASLRRA honors
[www.rtands.com]

Alaska Railroad returned to profitability in 2017
[www.alaskajournal.com]

New railroad managers excited to get aboard
[www.palestineherald.com]

Amtrak Plans More Track Work (and Less Pain) at Penn Station
[www.nytimes.com]

Cochise County successfully applies for railroad quiet zone
[www.tucsonnewsnow.com]

Railroad buys land near Fulton for future bridge replacement
[www.saukvalley.com]

SMART railroad wins funding to extend to Larkspur ferry terminal
[napavalleyregister.com]

Another train operator reaches out
[poststar.com]

Short Line Safety Institute offers hazmat training program
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Autonomous Railroads? FRA Seeks Input
[ohsonline.com]

UP unveils infrastructure upgrades in Arizona, Washington
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Arizona Transportation Infrastructure Receives $26.5 million Boost from Union Pacific
[www.up.com]

FRA seeks applicants for job vacancies
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Caltrain to partner with Stanford on business plan
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Teamsters at CP vote to authorize strike action
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

ASLRRA honors Fuller with Schlosser award; LRW inducts Keeney into Hall of Fame
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

APTA appoints McCarragher VP
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NJ Transit to rebuild Elizabeth commuter-rail station
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Gottheimer talks Gateway, rail safety at union training site
[www.njtvonline.org]

Reciprocal Switching: Re-regulation at the STB?
[www.americanactionforum.org]

Manchin reaches out to Amtrak
[www.montgomery-herald.com]

Armenia, Azerbaijan Compete to Attract Iranian Cargo
[financialtribune.com]

Quiet zone to stop Brightline horns delayed in 5 PBC cities
[www.mypalmbeachpost.com]

Public hearing on proposed South Shore fare increase attracts only one rider
[www.chicagotribune.com]

CSX selling Ga., Ala. lines
[www.railwayage.com]

Great Western Railway accounts breached
[www.bbc.com]

World rail freight news round-up
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Fourth Tel Aviv Ayalon railway track approved
[www.globes.co.il]

Indian Railways to soon get country's most-powerful train engine
[zeenews.india.com]

Indian Rail steps forward to get closer to Sino Indian border
[economictimes.indiatimes.com]

'Tornado' hits historic West Auckland railway station
[www.stuff.co.nz]

Mongolian railway draft feasibility study completed
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Via awards $46M refurbisment contract to Cad Railway
[www.bnn.ca]

RMT Union to stage protest against South Western Railway
[www.itv.com]

Siemens wins €800m contract to digitalise Norwegian Railway
[www.railway-technology.com]

Contractors picked for KL-Singapore railway
[www.theconstructionindex.co.uk]

Iran Bids $3.7B for Joint Railway Project with Russia
[sputniknews.com]

Bombardier Becomes the First Rail Company in Australia to Achieve International Railway Welding Certification
[www.marketwired.com]

Grand Central Railway begins £9 million Adelante train renovation
[www.globalrailwayreview.com]
and
Grand Central unveils refurbished train
[www.railwaygazette.com]

Egypt to revamp railways with EGP 55 bln investment up to 2022
[english.ahram.org.eg]

OHL to modernise Czech railway
[www.khl.com]

China Railway sees double-digit boom in new orders
[www.thestandard.com.hk]

Striking French rail workers stage Paris protest as parliament opens debate over crunch reform
[www.telegraph.co.uk]

Northern Ireland Railway fans campaign to save unique train which ran during Troubles
[www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk]

CP’s Creel to STB: “Significant productivity, efficiency, service, financial stability gains”
[www.railwayage.com]

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