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July 6th 2013 Railroad news, Casey Jones.
This is my first test post fresh of railroad news.. This is sharing news article I read today.. And, none of these sites are associated or affiliated with me in any way shape or form. My humble prayers and thoughts to all those affected by today's train wrecks and explosions.- DNatureofDTrain

Railroad News - 07-06-2013

Canadian train exploded after conductor parked it -railroad CANADA-TRAIN/RAILROAD (URGENT):Canadian train exploded after conductor parked it -railroad....

http://www.trust.org/item/20130706172116-u2wnh

Blast Hits Quebec Town as Train Carrying Oil Derails Wall Street Journal The scale of the explosion and evacuation already would rank the accident as one of the most dramatic rail incidents in North America in recent years. The train, operated by Montreal Maine & Atlantic Railway Inc., a unit of privately held Rail World ......

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323899704578589460837041312.html

July marks 40 years since troublesome tracks removed from Division Street Evansville Courier & Press Right: This photo was taken on July 31, 1973, as a four-car L&N Railroad train inched down the worn tracks on Division Street at Elsas Avenue, passing the Southern Railway Freight House. The street served as Evansville's main east-west traffic ...

http://www.courierpress.com/news/2013/jul/06/tracking-the-last-train-deck-here-and-here-and/

July marks 40 years since troublesome tracks removed from Division Street Evansville Courier & Press Right: This photo was taken on July 31, 1973, as a four-car L&N Railroad train inched down the worn tracks on Division Street at Elsas Avenue, passing the Southern Railway Freight House. The street served as Evansville's main east-west traffic ......

http://www.courierpress.com/news/2013/jul/06/tracking-the-last-train-deck-here-and-here-and/

Canadian train exploded after conductor parked it -railroad Reuters July 6 (Reuters) - The train that derailed and exploded in Lac-Megantic, Canada, had been parked and the conductor was not aboard when "somehow, the train got released," Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway, Inc Vice President Joseph McGonigle said ......

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/06/canada-train-railroad-idUSL2N0FC0BF20130706

Plan to increase trains raises safety, noise fears
San Francisco Chronicle
The proposed upgrades, which require federal approval, would allow CSX Transportation to run 13 or more additional trains on the Louisville & Indiana Railroad's tracks, which run through numerous communities on their way south. The train traffic would ......

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Plan-to-increase-trains-raises-safety-noise-fears-4649973.php

Hamilton reopens most rail crossings after 2 empty cars of a CSX train derail
Daily Journal
HAMILTON, Ohio — Local officials in Ohio say all but one crossing has been reopened following a train derailment Friday night. The Hamilton Fire Department reported that as of 9:30 a.m. Saturday only Walnut Street in the southern part of the city .....

http://www.dailyjournal.net/view/story/239db026a3f343f695ed54575816273c/OH--Train-Derailment/

Traffic Advisory: State Road 70 Shut Down in Both Directions Patch.com It seems the railroad crossing arms near 18th Street East, just west of U.S. Highway 301, are stuck in the down position because a nearby train is stalled on the tracks due to weather, the sheriff's office reports. Railroad officials are telling the ......

http://bradenton.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/traffic-advisory-state-road-70-shut-down-in-both-directions

Proposal to boost train traffic between Indy and Louisville raises safety ...The Republic
FRANKLIN, Indiana — A proposal to increase the number of trains running from Indianapolis to Louisville, Kentucky, is sparking concerns about safety and noise problems. The proposed upgrades would allow CSX Transportation to run 13 or more additional ......

http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/692c94802edc4006a62b86d61f421bad/IN--Rail-Traffic

2 empty cars of a CSX train derail in Hamilton; officials say no injuries reported The Republic HAMILTON, Ohio — Officials say two empty cars of a CSX train derailed in Hamilton and have blocked a railroad crossing in the southern part of the city. Hamilton Fire Department Deputy Chief Troy Pugh said in a statement that two cars derailed at ......

http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/58b87f820b214edabd193ceaac407dab/OH--Train-Derailment

Sounder train service halted by Everett derailment MyNorthwest.com
SEATTLE (AP) - Sound Transit says northbound Sounder commuter trains will not run from Seattle to Everett on Friday, after a freight train has derailed in Everett, leaving four cars off the track, but no injuries or spills. The main rail line north of ......

http://mynorthwest.com/174/2308824/Sounder-train-service-halted-by-Everett-derailment

Bay Area Train Service Resumes With Extension of Labor Pact New York Times
Published: July 5, 2013. SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Bay Area's main commuter railroad resumed service on Friday afternoon after a four-day strike by transit workers, though the reprieve to its 400,000 daily riders could be short lived....

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/06/us/strike-shutting-san-franciscos-bart-system-to-end.html

Train derailment blocks crossings in Butler Co. Cincinnati.com
Two flat cars on a CSX train derailed in Hamilton on Friday night, blocking several railroad crossings, police and fire officials said. The incident, reported around 8:15 p.m., occurred on the CSX line that runs through downtown Hamilton in Butler .....

http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20130705/NEWS01/307050179/Train-derailment-blocks-crossings-Butler-Co-

Selectmen seek commuter train service in Wareham SouthCoastToday.com Salvador Pina, director of Wareham's Community and Economic Development Authority, reported on his agency's progress in determining the future status of a Merchants Way building previously used as a train depot when the town had rail service decades ......

http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130706/NEWS/307060334

Columbus Reviewing Plan To Bring Train Service To Downtown Columbus 10TV...
According to the Northeast Indiana Rail Association Feasibility study, the proposed train would reach speeds of 110 miles per hour which would put passengers in Chicago in about four hours. . "Two million passengers would be captured by this rail line ...

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2013/07/05/Columbus_Chicago_Rail.html

Officer On The Train KMOT
"Public law enforcement agencies are important partners of Canadian Pacific, so today we`re partnering with them to give them a train crew view of rail crossing safety, as well as helping them to educate the public about these laws," added Andy ......

http://www.kmot.com/story/22512643/officer-on-the-train

Trains, planes and automobiles: Mexico rail freight comes of age Reuters MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Slowly, like the trains that crawl past towering avenues of containers here at the country's largest rail hub, Mexico's freight business has transformed into a principal artery for the top export industries of Latin America's ......

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/05/us-mexico-trains-idUSBRE9640VB20130705

Train Causes Fires Along Railroad Tracks In San Joaquin County CBS Local SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY
(CBS13) — Multiple fires burned along the railroad tracks between Stockton and Lodi, spreading close to highway traffic and several homes. “I seen a whole bunch of fire; it was crazy, man,” said Edward Thurman, a neighbor....

http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2013/07/04/sparks-from-passing-train-spark-san-joaquin-county-fire/

Fort Collins considers $5 million cure for train horn headache The Coloradoan
“We need to protect public safety at railroad crossings, but excessive train noise hurts businesses, opportunities for urban renewal and our quality of life in communities across Colorado,” U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., said last week. “I share the ......

http://www.coloradoan.com/article/20130704/NEWS01/307040032/Fort-Collins-considers-5-million-cure-train-horn-headache

Rivers train station restoration on track for 100th anniversary Brandon Sun
One feature of the restoration is 27 giant puzzle pieces hanging on station walls. Each piece depicts area heritage and the railroad, and will be put together to create a large mural when the restoration is complete. The Rivers Train Station ......

http://www.brandonsun.com/local/rivers-train-station-restoration-on-track-for-100th-anniversary-214360301.html?thx=y

Freight train derails in Everett; no injuries TheNewsTribune.com
SEATTLE — Burlington Northern Santa Fe says a freight train has derailed in Everett, leaving four cars off the track, but no injuries or spills. The main rail line north of Seattle is blocked by the cars. Railroad spokesman Gus Melonas says the cars ......

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2013/07/05/2666644/freight-train-derails-in-everett.html

Dinky railroad threatened Waterbury Republican American
PRINCETON, N.J. — A plan to remove tracks and set Princeton's historic train station back several hundred feet has some worried it could mean an end to the country's shortest commuter rail line. A plan recently approved by New Jersey Transit allows ......

http://www.rep-am.com/articles/2013/07/05/news/offbeat/735319.txt

Rail supplier news from Bombardier, Alstom, CTC, GE, Greenbrier and Holland ...
Progressive Rail Roading
Built by Bombardier and its consortium partner AnsaldoBreda of Italy, the Frecciarossa 1000 is the newest member of Bombardier's Zefiro family of high-speed trains. Known as the V300ZEFIRO model, the first train will begin test runs on the rail line ......

http://www.progressiverailroading.com/supplier_spotlight/news/Rail-supplier-news-from-Bombardier-Alstom-CTC-GE-Greenbrier-and-Holland-July-5--36735

Mattress fire causes Metro-North Railroad delays The Advocate Passengers evacuated from a Metro-North commuter train after a fire was reported on the rear car Thursday, July 4, 2013. No injuries were reported, but service along the New Haven Line has been suspended indefinitely. Photo: Contributed Photo....

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Fire-on-board-Metro-North-train-in-Bronx-4646960.php

Metro-North: Harlem Line trains back on schedule after fire Poughkeepsie Journal The Harlem Line of the Metro-North Railroad is now operating on or close to schedule after earlier fire department activity in the Bronx, according to the railroad. An eight-car Metro-North train was disabled in the Bronx after running over a mattress .....

http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20130704/NEWS01/130704004/Metro-North-Harlem-Line-trains-back-schedule-after-fire

Fire on board Metro-North train suspends service The Advocate STAMFORD -- New York City firefighters have extinguished a fire that broke out in the rear car of a Metro-North Railroad train Thursday afternoon in the Bronx. No injuries have been reported, according to the New York City Fire Department, but the ......

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Fire-on-board-Metro-North-train-suspends-service-4646960.php

Casey Jones News - 07/08/2013

Casey Jones and Roundhouse Rodney appearances » Lunch With ... casey222. This is a VERY SMALL list of known personal appearances by Casey and Roundhouse. They appeared throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin on a ......

http://lunchwithcasey.com/main/?p=1125

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