Plans aim to streamline Chicago rail network

Chicago’s rail network sees about 1,300 freight and passenger trains pass through the city on any given day, and planned work aims to simplify traffic for all of those trains, transportation officials said during a July 11 tour of Chicago rail infrastructure.
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Car on tracks delays Geelong trains

Victorian Rail News
Geelong trains should be running as normal this morning after an abandoned car caused major delays on the local line.

HTT to Build Track for 1,000kmph Trains in Guizhou

Asian Rail News
Crowdsourced “flying train” developer Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has inked a deal with authorities in Tongren, in southwest China’s Guizhou Province, to build a track for trains that it claims will be capable of reaching speeds of 1,000kmph.

Ballarat V/Line train crashes into car between Deer Park and Ardeer

Victorian Rail News
Police have indicated the car that was abandoned on the train tracks appears to have been left by accident.

Rail Baltica project receives €130m grant from INEA

Europe
RB Rail, a joint venture of three Baltic states responsible for the Rail Baltica project, has signed a new Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) grant agreement with the EU’s Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA).

UPDATED: UP earnings up despite crew shortage

USA
Union Pacific Corporation reported second quarter net income of $1.5 billion, or a second quarter record $1.98 per diluted share. This compares to $1.2 billion, or $1.45 per diluted share, in the second quarter 2017.

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