Tank, Hopper and Railcar News

The Amtrak Funding Déjà Vu—Again  RailwayAge Magazine

Rail Union Ordered to Bargain on Crew Consist  RailwayAge Magazine

Nostalgia Not in Amtrak's Future  RailwayAge Magazine

Improving Rail Hazmat Safety  RailwayAge Magazine

Two Tickets to Pittsburgh—And Back  RailwayAge Magazine

Understanding CPC-1354  RailwayAge Magazine

Short Line Safety Institute Expands Training  RailwayAge Magazine

OLI Releases Crossing-Safety Video  RailwayAge Magazine

R&N: “We Are Not an Amusement”  RailwayAge Magazine

KCS “Respectfully Disagrees” With COFECE Final Report  RailwayAge Magazine

MA: Rail car maker CRRC MA deals with production delay, trade tensions as it builds warehouse for East Springfield factory  MassTransitMag.com

Europe: Night-Train Vision  RailwayAge Magazine

UPDATED: Transport Canada Slow-Orders Crude Oil Trains; CN Embargoes Traffic  RailwayAge Magazine

FTA Announces $790MM Grant, $629.5MM Loan for Sound Transit  RailwayAge Magazine

Double Trouble in Saskatchewan  RailwayAge Magazine

FRA Slots Track Safety Symposium  RailwayAge Magazine

OneRail: A FAST Policy Proposal  RailwayAge Magazine

You Blew It, Andrew Cuomo  RailwayAge Magazine

Assessment of Service-Worn M-976 Trucks  RailwayAge Magazine

AAR, GoRail Honor Clyburn  RailwayAge Magazine

Canadian Grain Groups Want Rail Option Assurances  RailwayAge Magazine

Schultz Joins David Evans and Associates  RailwayAge Magazine

Fact-Checking Cuomo's LaGuardia Air Train  RailwayAge Magazine

Sunlighting Amtrak's PRIIA—Which Should Be Sunsetted  RailwayAge Magazine

No mechanical defects on train that derailed in Saskatchewan: report  Burnaby Now

Metro’s next-generation rail cars will not be made in China  The Washington Post

CT DOT lacked documentation for at least $200 million in rail car purchases  Yankee Institute

SEPTA Shuts Down Route 15 Streetcar  RailwayAge Magazine

Busy rail crossing stalling drivers, buses and first responders  WOAI

Rail News - Coalition gears up for legislative fight over bigger trucks. For Railroad Career Professionals  Progressive Rail Roading

New track to arrive at 'reasonable' rail rates?  Indiana Lawyer

Frankfurt's Regionaltangente West tram-train scheme makes progress  International Railway Journal

Rail Insider-Rail, safety advocates weigh in on LNG rule.  Progressive Rail Roading

CTA awards Red Line extension planning contract  International Railway Journal

ÖBB orders more Siemens Desiro ML trains  International Railway Journal

Op-Ed: Looking ahead after Congress' funding ban on Chinese railcars  MassTransitMag.com

Federal Judge sides with railroads in case of trains blocking road crossings  Morehead News

ÖBB launches Brussels Nightjet service  International Railway Journal

'Oil is going to move': Calls for pipelines after fiery train derailment  National Post

Runaway rail car reported on same BC train line as fatal 2019 derailment  Revelstoke Review

Fleet order value passes $US 30bn in 2019  International Railway Journal

NS to improve international services in 2021  International Railway Journal

Final sleeper laid in Bözberg tunnel  International Railway Journal

Ellis & Eastern, local leaders to lobby for federal grant to upgrade rail  The Globe

Federal government investing $15-million into heartland  FortSaskOnline.com

Trudeau calls for 'dialogue' to solve crippling blockades  BBC News

PTC Installation for Freight Railroads Nearly Done  Transport Topics Online

US Rail Traffic Maintains Slump Amid Global Trade Uncertainties  Benzinga

Commentary: Making hazmat rail freight safer  FreightWaves

FRA NPRMs Address Track, Brake Inspection Requirements  RailwayAge Magazine

CN Meets Federal PTC Requirements  RailwayAge Magazine

RSI: No Federal Funds for Chinese-Sourced Railcars  RailwayAge Magazine

Wyoming lawmaker seeking two-crew minimum for trains  Uniontown Herald Standard

Four more state legislatures introduce train crew bills  FreightWaves

Labor Talks Include a Witches' Brew  RailwayAge Magazine

CN backs off rail yard project; groups still worry petcoke transit will harm neighborhoods  nwitimes.com

Two Grants Aim to Improve Amtrak Midwest Network  RailwayAge Magazine

FRA's Batory: “Let the Facts Speak”  RailwayAge Magazine

A “Two Amtrak” Concept  RailwayAge Magazine

FRA Issues $24MM Maglev NOFO  RailwayAge Magazine

Freeland meets with FCM's WEST taskforce in Alberta  iPolitics.ca

CRC Calls for PTC Spectrum Protection  RailwayAge Magazine

PTC 87% Done: FRA  RailwayAge Magazine

Amtrak's Preference Rights Are Not New—Or Reason For Alarm  RailwayAge Magazine

HHP-8 “Cannibalization” Generates Lawsuit  RailwayAge Magazine

FRA Launches Webpage to Report Blocked Crossings  RailwayAge Magazine

Environmental regulations have their place  Dalles Chronicle

FRA: “A Shared Interest in Saving Lives”  RailwayAge Magazine

FRA Part 243 NPRM Good for Small Roads, Contractors  RailwayAge Magazine

FRA Announces NPRM for Highway-Rail Grade Crossings  RailwayAge Magazine

ASLRRA: Yurasko New General Counsel; Reilly Signs On For PTC  RailwayAge Magazine

Assessing LNG-By-Rail Safety  RailwayAge Magazine

Federal transit support turns 55  RailwayAge Magazine

Amtrak reverses course on charging wheelchair users $25,000 to reconfigure train car  USA TODAY

Rail labor may rue its crew-size strategy  RailwayAge Magazine

FRA: PTC at 92.4%  RailwayAge Magazine

FRA cancels crew-size NPRM  RailwayAge Magazine

FTA: $1.4B for NYMTA  RailwayAge Magazine

Federal agency launches webpage to report blocked crossings: Railway Age  FreightWaves

FRA SOGR Grants Top $272MM  RailwayAge Magazine

Railroads Seek to Avoid a Regulatory Patchwork Quilt  RailwayAge Magazine

CP Releases Sustainability Report  RailwayAge Magazine

Rethinking grade crossing warning devices  RailwayAge Magazine

FRA Offering $26.3MM in FAST Funding: UPDATE  RailwayAge Magazine

Amtrak Bullying Now Targets SEPTA  RailwayAge Magazine

Federal Railroad Administration Seeks To Revise Track, Brake Inspection Requirements: Railway Age  Benzinga

CRRC's “Chief Obligation is to the Chinese State”: Report  RailwayAge Magazine

Mobility's Momentum  RailwayAge Magazine

Rail Safety, Skateboards and Google  RailwayAge Magazine

PSR: How Conrail Showed the Way  RailwayAge Magazine

A December to Remember—Despite Political Tensions  RailwayAge Magazine

Amtrak feels the heat after high-profile flubs  Politico

The march to one-person crews continues  RailwayAge Magazine

Maritime propane supply runs low amid CN Rail shutdown  CBC.ca

Proposed law rewrite could mean more rail car factory jobs  Chicago Tribune

Chinese-Owned Rail Car Factory In Springfield Dodges Federal Ban  WAMC

Short Lines: Custom, High-Growth Freight Service  RailwayAge Magazine

The “Baking” of Short Line Sustenance  RailwayAge Magazine

Amtrak Dining Cars as Profit Centers  RailwayAge Magazine

Commuter Rail Coalition Testifies Before Congress  RailwayAge Magazine