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Trainnews - volume 11 - issue 098
Posted by: Espee99 ()
Date: May 16, 2018 05:29PM

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Texas State Railroad has put one of their two FP9s in service. The train operates from Rusk TX to Palestine and return. At other dates, the train will originate in Palestine. TSRR # 125 has just made its station stop. The passengers will have time for lunch before heading back to Rusk.

Norm Schultze photo



This weeks news


Overnight Flooding Suspends MARC Train Service On Brunswick Line
[baltimore.cbslocal.com]
and
MARC passengers trapped on train until midnight
[wtop.com]

French trains widely disrupted as rolling strikes resume
[abcnews.go.com]
and
French trains set for ‘major disruptions’ Monday due to strikes
[www.france24.com]

Japanese railway company apologises for train leaving 25 seconds too early
[mashable.com]

Board Approves California Bullet Train's 2018 Business Plan
[www.nbclosangeles.com]
and
The bullet train is California's biggest infrastructure project — but it's seldom discussed in governor's race
[www.latimes.com]

Shehbaz observes test run of Orange Line Metro Train in Lahore
[www.geo.tv]

Update: CSX locomotive collided with loaded coal train in Newport News Sunday
[www.dailypress.com]

No Electricity? No Problem! UK Hopes To Solve Diesel Train Problem With Hydrogen
[cleantechnica.com]

Metrolink Opens Its New Burbank Airport North Train Station
[www.nbclosangeles.com]

Popular ‘Evangelion’ bullet train makes final run
[www.japantimes.co.jp]

Trains: Moving American Goods More Efficiently, and More Safely Than Ever Before
[www.insidesources.com]

First freight train from China arrives in Belgium
[nation.com.pk]

A-Line operator to treat “every disabled train as a full-scale emergency” after last month’s botched rescue of 200-plus passengers
[www.denverpost.com]

Red, amber, green: New system tells MRT commuters which train cars are empty or crowded
[www.straitstimes.com]

Vote expected Wednesday for $265 million project to extend Sky Train at Sky Harbor
[www.abc15.com]

Weymouth and Wareham train line reopens after two-day closure
[www.bbc.com]

Sydney Trains struggling to keep train drivers
[www.smh.com.au]

DCTA to modify train service Positive Train Control testing
[www.dentonrc.com]

Failing to grease squeaky rails caused train to jump tracks: watchdog
[www.theage.com.au]

Brightline to begin Miami service May 19
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
Can this new privately funded train reshape transit in Florida?
[www.fastcompany.com]

East Coast train line to be put into public control
[www.bbc.com]

LIRR: New path to Atlantic Terminal may ease commuter delays
[www.newsday.com]

Govia Thameslink changes time of every train in shake-up
[www.bbc.com]

Police report appears to refute CSX version of events preceding old train depot’s demolition
[www.wyff4.com]

Thousands of commuters stranded as Grand Central closed its doors while Metro-North delayed trains ahead of powerful storm
[www.nydailynews.com]
and
Metro-North Railroad Service Restored After Mass Outage
[patch.com]

Northern half of Alaska Railroad remains offline due to ice damage
[www.newsminer.com]
and
Railroad traffic still stalled as Talkeetna flooding recedes
[www.alaskapublic.org]

Suspicious fire rips through railroad cars in SLO
[www.keyt.com]

Railroad restoration begins
[thetimes24-7.com]

As updates are made to railroad tank cars, is it time to update industry rules as well?
[www.businessreport.com]

Hump yards, dwell times and velocity: a trio of railroad execs discuss the state of their companies
[www.freightwaves.com]

Federal Railroad Administration issues $250 million notice of funding opportunity for PTC projects
[augustafreepress.com]

Public hearings set on second Sandpoint railroad bridge
[www.capitalpress.com]

LIRR targets car-on-tracks incidents linked to GPS confusion
[www.newsday.com]

BRS members OK labor pact with Amtrak
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Short line railroad terminal opens at Fernley logistics center
[www.nnbw.com]

Short on workers, CSX again warns employees about time-off policies
[www.bizjournals.com]

Union Pacific Aims To Remind Public Of Dangers Of Trespassing On Railroad Tracks
[sacramento.cbslocal.com]

Las Vegas Railway Express names Schillinger president
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Broken rail suspected cause of Suffolk train derailment
[www.wavy.com]

Passenger rail study arriving soon
[www.record-eagle.com]

Railroad Retirement Tax Act—Time Lost from Work
[www.lexology.com]
and
Two new grants, one CVSG today
[www.scotusblog.com]

Metrolink to reduce fares on San Bernardino Line
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Santa Cruz RTC considers new rail operator pact
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NJ Transit names Viqueira CFO
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NYCT preps for Penn Station subway complex repairs
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Canada, Quebec to fund Lac-Megantic rail bypass
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Why high wind orders are now a thing on the railroad, and how they affect VRE trains
[potomaclocal.com]

Task force assembled to restore rail connection between New Philadelphia, Dennison
[www.timesreporter.com]

Report shows NJ Transit not close to making safety deadline
[www.thenewstribune.com]

Running Extra


Local man builds railroad track around his house – and he’s offering you a ride
[www.eastidahonews.com]

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