Railroad Newsline for Friday, 06/27/08
Author: Larry W. Grant
Date: 06-26-2008 - 20:01






Railroad Newsline for Friday, June 27, 2008

Compiled by Larry W. Grant

In Memory of Rob Carlson, 1952 2006






RAIL NEWS:




BNSF ISSUES FLOOD ADVISORY

[domino.bnsf.com]

And:

BNSF MIDWEST UPDATE: CREWS FERRIED BY BOAT TO TRAINS, TRACK AND SIGNAL BUNGALOWS; WATER BEGINS TO RECEDE (With photo gallery link at bottom of article)

[www.bnsf.com]




LANES REOPEN IN PORTLAND AFTER TRAIN DERAILMENT AT I-84/I-205 INTERCHANGE (With photos, video and map)

[www.oregonlive.com]




AMERICA'S FASTEST TRAIN MOVES AHEAD; FUNDING BOOST PROPELS MAGLEV, WHICH STILL FACES HEADWINDS (With image)

[www.msnbc.msn.com]




UNION PACIFIC TRAIN DERAILS IN WHITE CASTLE, LOUISIANA (With video)

[www.2theadvocate.com]




RAILROAD ENGINEER INJURED IN IOWA BRIDGE COLLAPSE (With photo)

[www.desmoinesregister.com]




ALL ABOARD! HISTORIC STEAM LOCOMOTIVE OFFERS PUBLIC RIDES (With photo)

[www.thebeenews.com]




SNY LEVEE OFFICIALS KEEP A CLOSE EYE ON NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILROAD BRIDGE; NS SAYS IT WON' BUDGE

[www.khqa.com]

Map of Sny Levee District here:

[www.geo.mtu.edu]




LOST DRIVER CROSSES CLOSED BRIDGE

[www.thehawkeye.com]




SANTA FE SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA SEEKS FINAL GRANT FOR RAILROAD BRIDGE

[www.wavenewspapers.com]




ONTARIO, OREGON: BOISE MAN ARRESTED AFTER RAILROAD TRACK INCIDENT LAST SATURDAY; MAYBE IT WAS THE BOOZE

[www.argusobserver.com]




STARVING AMTRAK

[www.counterpunch.org]




LETTER TO THE EDITOR, THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE: RAILROAD MAY EASE PLAINFIELD CONGESTION

[www.chicagotribune.com]




FEE MAY EASE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA RAILROAD CROSSING DELAYS

[www.inlandnewstoday.com]




MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL CONDUCTS 'TROOPER ON THE TRAIN'

[www.moberlymonitor.com]




DUNSMUIR RAILROAD DAYS COMMITTEE PLANNING RETURN OF TRAINS IN 2009

[www.mtshastanews.com]




PASSENGER RAIL STOP MAY BE IN EDWARDSVILLE, KANSAS' FUTURE

[www.bonnersprings.com]




RAILROADER: HOW ONE MAN'S DREAM BECAME A REALITY

[www.bclocalnews.com]




STEAM ENGINES, BRIDGES SUBJECT OF NEW LEIGH YAWKEY WOODSON ART MUSEUM EXHIBIT IN WISCONSIN

[www.wausaudailyherald.com]




GRAND COUNTY, COLORADO MODEL RAILROAD CLUB GIVES THANKS FOR COMMUNITY SUPPORT

[www.skyhidailynews.com]




RAILROAD SAYS IT DIDN'T VIOLATE POLLUTION LAW

[money.cnn.com]




IN CSX PROXY, FUNDS CLAIM VICTORY IN CLOSE BOARD VOTE

[online.wsj.com]




VIRGINIA'S DAHLGREN HERITAGE RAILROAD TO BE DEDICATED JULY 5

[www.journalpress.com]




CARBON COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA TRIES TO STRAIGHTEN OUT RAILROAD TRACK QUANDARY

[www.mcall.com]




MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY MARKS FIRST GRADUATING CLASS FOR RAILWAY MANAGEMENT COURSE

[www.progressiverailroading.com]




ADIRONDACK RAILROAD SEASON TO BEGIN

[www.uticaod.com]




RAILROAD SOCIETY CELEBRATES 40TH ANNIVERSARY

[www.altoonamirror.com]




MICHIGAN TRAIN STATION STEEPED IN MYSTERY

[www.milannews.com]




STEAM LOCOMOTIVE RETURNING TO THE CUYAHOGA VALLEY

[www.ohio.com]




RAIL HISTORY STILL A-ROLLIN' IN MARION, OHIO (With photo)

[www.centralohio.com]




RESIDENCE INN GETS ON BOARD WITH SAVANNAH'S ROUNDHOUSE RAILROAD MUSEUM (With photos)

[savannahnow.com]




SIKH PROTESTERS DISRUPT TRAIN SERVICES IN INDIA (With photo)

[www.hindu.com]




AUSTRALIA: CRUISING BY TRAIN (With photo)

[www.stuff.co.nz]




GREAT TRAIN ROBBER RONNIE BIGGS COULD BE FREE IN A YEAR

[www.telegraph.co.uk]




TRANSIT NEWS:




JURY CONVICTS DRIVER OF ALL 11 MURDER COUNTS FOR CAUSING METROLINK CRASH (With photo)

[www.latimes.com]




METRORAIL COLLISION IN DOWNTOWN HOUSTON INJURES TWO

[www.chron.com]




WOMAN FOUND UNDER BART TRAIN IN SAN FRANCISCO; DELAYS SERVICE

[www.sfgate.com]




DART SEES FIVE PERCENT RISE IN TRAIN PASSENGERS (With video)

[www.wfaa.com]




TRIMET WILL RAISE BUS AND TRAIN FARES BY 25 CENTS TO COVER FUEL COSTS

[www.oregonlive.com]




BUS AND TRAIN COMMUTERS IN LOS ANGELES FACE END OF CHEAP RIDE

[www.dailynews.com]




MINNEAPOLIS APPROVES LAYOUT FOR CENTRAL CORRIDOR LIGHT RAIL

[www.finance-commerce.com]




LIGHT RIAL SYSTEM OFFICIALS RULE OUT GOLD LINE ROUTES ON 10 FREEWAY OR ALONG MILLIKEN AVENUE

[www.sbsun.com]




NJ TRANSIT PORT JERVIS LINE TRAINS DELAYED AFTER FATAL ACCIDENT

[www.recordonline.com]




STRAPHANGERS PITCH IN AS BROOKLYN WOMAN GIVES BIRTH ON F TRAIN PLATFORM (With photo)

[www.nydailynews.com]




BOSTON: GIRL 3, SLIPS BETWEEN TRAIN, PLATFORM (With video)

[www.thebostonchannel.com]




THE END





Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
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  Re: UNION PACIFIC TRAIN DERAILS IN WHITE CASTLE, LOUISIANA E 06-28-2008 - 20:05
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