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2000 News Flash Archive

December 2000
 
Dec 29: Hotly-contested election for SEPTA conductors goes to UTU
Dec 29: Today's Headlines: Feds won't seek death penalty in fatal Brookings derailment
Dec 28: Registration deadline approaches for January 25 Compliance Class
Dec 28: Today's Headlines: Union Pacific to cut 2,000 jobs
Dec 27: BLE files to overturn 2-to-1 NMB decision
Dec 27: Today's Headlines: Norfolk Southern denies rumors of deep management cuts
Dec 22: NMB issues correction: BLE now on TRRA representation election ballott
Dec 22: In bitter split decision, NMB rules to destroy crafts of engineer, switchman at TRRA
Dec 22: National Mediation Board rejects UTU appeal in UP case
Dec 22: Today's Headlines: Opinion: Bending the facts to suit the needs
Dec 21: Today's Headlines: Sugar company files suit against BNSF
Dec 20: Today's Headlines: Penn Station needs a safety upgrade
Dec 19: The BLE intervenes in 13(c) fight
Dec 19: Today's Headlines: Hall to resign as NTSB Chairman
Dec 18: Today's Headlines: UP freight train derails
Dec 15: Today's Headlines: Transportation workers to get greater drug test protection
Dec 14: Registration deadline approaches for January 11 Compliance Class
Dec 14: Meany Center offers free online hazmat training courses
Dec 14: Today's Headlines: Becker to resign as Steelworkers President
Dec 13: BLE members get cost of living increase beginning in 2001
Dec 13: Today's Headlines: Equipment problems stop Acela
Dec 12: Today's Headlines: Amtrak starts high-speed runs
Dec 11: Holiday help for paralyzed BLE member sought
Dec 11: Today's Headlines: Acela begins service
Dec 08: Today's Headlines: Amtrak train derails in Calif.
Dec 07: Today's Headlines: The UP Grinch steals Christmas
Dec 06: Today's Headlines: UP expands cuts
Dec 05: Today's Headlines: No injuries as UP train hits cart; crash probed
Dec 04: Today's Headlines: Shippers square off against railways in battle for better deal
Dec 01: Today's Headlines: U.P. Official killed in truck-train accident
 
November 2000
 
Nov 30: Trainmen sue UTU, UP so they can be represented by BLE
Nov 30: Federal Court voids illegal portion of UTU Constitution
Nov 30: Today's Headlines: Amtrak wants to boost revenue through frequesnt traveler plan
Nov 29: U.S. Labor Dept. upholds BLE claim that UTU misused Job Benefit Fund
Nov 29: Today's Headlines: Rail depot opponents take case to federal agency
Nov 28: Today's Headlines: City, Amtrak cleared in teens' deaths
Nov 27: Today's Headlines: Freight train derails in Pa.
Nov 22: Today's Headlines: CP boosts rates
Nov 21: Today's Headlines: Shippers slam STB's proposed merger rules
Nov 20: Today's Headlines: TTD -- STB's proposed rules need to address cramdown
Nov 17: BLE takes initiative on remote control; petitions FRA for proposed rulemaking
Nov 17: Today's Headlines: BLE members run Acela in debut
Nov 16: CN retirees to receive pension improvements
Nov 16: Les retraités du CN Rail recevront des améliorations au Régime de retraite en plus de l'indexation des prestations de base
Nov 16: Today's Headlines: Acela to debut today
Nov 15: Today's Headlines: Trial set in fatal bus-train crash
Nov 14: Bitter election disappointment for Wyoming BLE member
Nov 14: Today's Headlines: WC battle gets back on track
Nov 13: Today's Headlines: Railroad faces suit in Scottsbluff spill
Nov 10: Today's Headlines: Election resolution days away
Nov 09: Congress remains in Republican hands
Nov 09: Today's Headlines: U.S. waits for Election results
Nov 08: 'Paycheck deception' measures are headed for defeat in Oregon
Nov 08: BLE scores two on Election Day
Nov 08: Today's Headlines: Election hangs on Florida recount
Nov 07: BLE wins interchange switching case at First Division
Nov 07: Today's Headlines: Derailed cars reportedly unlabeled
Nov 06: Today's Headlines: Investigators discuss Amtrak crash
Nov 03: United Healthcare offers open enrollment in December
Nov 03: Health Care premiums to jump over 18%
Nov 03: Today's Headlines: Crew member's body recovered from train crash
Nov 02: Today's Headlines: Body of missing train crew member found in wreckage
Nov 01: Today's Headlines: Three injured, one missing in train crash
 
October 2000
 
Oct 31: Today's Headlines: Railroad challenger gets key support
Oct 30: Today's Headlines: BMWE members ratify pact with CN
Oct 27: Today's Headlines: Wisconsin Central huffs a bid by ex-CEO
Oct 26: H.R. 4844 is dead
Oct 26: Today's Headlines: 1993 to 1999 safest years in rail transportation history
Oct 25: Today's Headlines: Strike against Overnite hits one-year anniversary
Oct 24: Future of H.R. 4844 still up in the air
Oct 24: SEPTA engineers ratify new contract
Oct 24: Today's Headlines: Report faults laws for slow unin growth
Oct 23: The moment of truth for H.R. 4844
Oct 23: Today's Headlines: Cancer causing agents found where train derailed
Oct 20: Today's Headlines: Train derailment snarls Amtrak
Oct 19: Today's Headlines: Amtrak debuts Acela
Oct 18: Today's Headlines: High-speed derailment kills five, injures 80
Oct 17: Today's Headlines: White House endorses rail bill
Oct 16: Today's Headlines: Amtrak train catches fire in Milwaukee
Oct 13: BLE Members reject Union Pacific plan
Oct 13: Today's Headlines: Trains tie up tunnel in a tangle
Oct 12: George Mason University names BLE General Counsel to Rail/Airline Dispute Resolution Process Advisory Board
Oct 12: Today's Headlines: UP workers reject proposal
Oct 11: Today's Headlines: Hall urges world leaders to make globilization work for everyone
Oct 10: BLE grants permission to UTU for newly-promoted engineers to continue to participate in Blue Cross/Blue Shield option
Oct 10: Today's Headlines: Congress passes transportation spending bill
Oct 09: Today's Headlines: Railroads register 2.6% rise in intermodal shipments
Oct 06: Today's Headlines: Grain stockpiles concern railroads
Oct 05: Today's Headlines: Amtrak combines mail, express business
Oct 04: BLE wins certification election at Canadian shortline
Oct 04: Today's Headlines: STB unveils new merger rules
Oct 03: Today's Headlines: $50M award upheld against CSX
Oct 02: Today's Headlines: County cleaning up after two derailments
 
September 2000
 
Sep 29: BLE-RCTC members ratifify contract with Canadian Pacific
Sep 29: Today's Headlines: Railroad Retirement bill passed by Senate committee
Sep 28: Today's Headlines: Senate expected to mark up H.R. 4844 today
Sep 27: Today's Headlines: Railroads plan stiffer deadlines
Sep 26: Senate Committee to mark up Railroad Retirement legislation tomorrow
Sep 26: Today's Headlines: Tucson derailment was sabatogue
Sep 25: Today's Headlines: Train derails near Canada
Sep 22: Today's Headlines: Fast train a year late in debut
Sep 18: Today's Headlines: Arriving -- Amtrak's hope for a high-speed future
Sep 15: Today's Headlines: Railroad works to improve safety
Sep 14: Today's Headlines: Derailed train back on track
Sep 13: CSX needs certified locomotive engineers
Sep 13: Today's Headlines: Record setting revenue leads to Amtrak's best summer ever
Sep 12: Today's Headlines: Record Summer gives Amtrak hope
Sep 11: Today's Headlines: UP to raise freight rates
Sep 08: BLE signs on to Railroad Retirement bill
Sep 08: Today's Headlines: Railroad Retirement bill passes House
Sep 07: Today's Headlines: NJ derailment slows commute
Sep 06: Today's Headlines: FBI: Suspect thrilled by DM&E crash
Sep 05: Today's Headlines: Derailment causes chemical spill
Sep 01: Labor Day Statement from BLE President Dubroski
Sep 01: Today's Headlines: Suspect: Prank lead to accident
 
August 2000
 
Aug 31: DOT remote control documents now available
Aug 31: Today's Headlines: Man arrested in train derailment
Aug 30: The heat is on Dubroski, Molitoris
Aug 30: Today's Headlines: Pre-registration deadline for 65th S.W.C.M. is next week
Aug 29: BLE offers improved communication tools on websites
Aug 29: Today's Headlines: The three little words that Washington loves to ignore
Aug 28: Today's Headlines: DM&E offers $20,000 reward for clues in fatal derailment
Aug 25: Union members can get discounted computers at Workingfamilies.com
Aug 25: Today's Headlines: Caltrain's dealy tracks
Aug 24: Steelworkers document danger of remote control locomotives
Aug 24: Today's Headlines: Gateway Network to run fibre along CPR rights-of-way
Aug 23: Today's Headlines: BNSF website provides carload shippers with estimated transit times
Aug 22: Today's Headlines: Sweeper may have caused Amtrak derailment
Aug 21: Today's Headlines: UP to cut 1,600 jobs in mid-management
Aug 18: Today's Headlines: Bad wire could have caused signal failure
Aug 17: Today's Headlines: CSX signal failure could have caused Va. crash
Aug 16: Today's Headlines: Amtrak crash survivors awarded $1.5 million
Aug 15: Today's Headlines: Freight train derails in Montana
Aug 14: Today's Headlines: Sydney's moving question is how to run a railroad
Aug 11: Today's Headlines: Coal, intermodal gains spur slight increase in traffic
Aug 10: BLE/Rail Canada Traffic Controllers reach tentative contract with CP Rail
Aug 10: Today's Headlines: Amtrak gains riders in July and expects a record year
Aug 09: Today's Headlines: Amtrak gets a boost from party platforms
Aug 08: Today's Headlines: Services for Marv Mitchell to be held Wednesday
Aug 07: General Chairman Marv Mitchell dies from a heart attack
Aug 07: Today's Headlines: DaimlerChrysler sells train division
Aug 04: Today's Headlines: Amtrak gives out free passes for delays
Aug 03: Today's Headlines: Acela trains running late
Aug 02: Today's Headlines: WC earnings slightly exceed analysts' expectations
Aug 01: Today's Headlines: Amtrak train, truck collide
 
July 2000
 
July 31: Today's Headlines: UP accused of laxness in racial acts
July 28: Today's Headlines: Acela delays spur concern
July 27: Amendment to H.R. 4844 would yield another windfall to carriers
July 27: Today's Headlines: Six railroads pursue electronic marketplace
July 26: Today's Headlines: Special charge lowers BNSF earnings
July 25: Today's Headlines: CN reports second quarter income
July 24: Today's Headlines: CN and CP to share key routes
July 21: Today's Headlines: BNSF and CN call off merger
July 20: Ways & Means Committee delays review of H.R. 4844
July 20: Today's Headlines: Canadian Pacific rail earnings soar
July 19: House mark-up expected for H.R. 4844 today
July 19: Today's Headlines: Trains whistle plan criticized
July 18: Operating craft unions join forces on remote control
July 18: Today's Headlines: CN boosts intermodal schedules to the East
July 17: Distinguished speakers highlight TTD's 10th Anniversary Convention
July 17: Today's Headlines: Appeals court upholds merger moratorium
July 14: Today's Headlines: Railroad fined $3 million over pollution charges
July 13: Today's Headlines: Conrail found guilty of dumping
July 12: Today's Headlines: CN buys intermodal software
July 11: Today's Headlines: Union Pacific settles lawsuit
July 10: Today's Headlines: Eastern railroads in a holding pattern
July 07: Today's Headlines: Amtrak to offer service guarantee
July 06: Today's Headlines: Amtrak institutes new customer service policy
July 05: Today's Headlines: Silencing train horns may come at a price
July 03: Today's Headlines: Amtrak resumes testing of Acela trains

June 2000

June 30: Court rules for BLE, ATDD in major victory over NS
June 30: Today's Headlines: Executive's visit sparks CP, UP merger speculation
June 29: Today's Headlines: Camera shows traffic stopping for train in Connor fatality
June 28: Today's Headlines: Lights were working in Connor fatality
June 27: BLE member Wayne Connor killed in the line of duty
June 27: Today's Headlines: New York bridges show signs of decay
June 26: Three BLE Officers graduate from National Labor College
June 26: Today's Headlines: Ship hits rail bridge
June 23: BLE honors 50-year employee Aud Balogh
June 23: Today's Headlines: Hastert presents whistle compromise
June 22: Today's Headlines: Slater announces contract for positive train control project
June 21: Today's Headlines: Indiana derailment evacuees go home
June 20: Today's Headlines: GAO report says Amtrak struggles to contain costs
June 19: Dubroski addresses British locomotive engineers' convention
June 19: Today's Headlines: NS train derails in Ohio
June 16: Today's Headlines: Freight train derails in Calif.
June 15: Today's Headlines: Railroads ask BMWE for advance notice of strikes
June 14: Today's Headlines: Norfolk Southern takes city to court
June 13: Today's Headlines: UP train derails in Arizona
June 12: Today's Headlines: BMWE backs BNSF-CN merger
June 09: Molitoris addresses BLE members at IWC regional meeting
June 09: Today's Headlines: Amtrak investigating contractors
June 08: Today's Headlines: Federal agents raid offices of Amtrak contractor
June 07: Today's Headlines: UP refuses offers for Overnite
June 06: Trumka addresses BLE members at IWC regional meeting
June 06: Today's Headlines: More transportation money in the federal budget
June 05: Today's Headlines: Amtrak engine catches fire in Colorado
June 02: Today's Headlines: Amtrak train derails in N.C.
June 01: Rail labor solidarity pays off in MBTA victory
June 01: Today's Headlines: Michigan grain shipper wins dispute with CSX

May 2000

May 31: Today's Headlines: Fires doused in La. derailment
May 30: Today's Headlines: Thousands still evacuated after La. derailment
May 26: Today's Headlines: Oral argument scheduled regarding merger moratorium
May 25: Today's Headlines: PNTR for China passes House
May 24: Today's Headlines: Virtual merger for U.S., Canadian railroads
May 23: Today's Headlines: Bill would subject rail mergers to anti-trust scrutiny
May 22: Today's Headlines: Wisconsin two-person rail crew bill vetoed
May 19: Amendment to limit ARC funding passes in the House
May 19: Wisconsin two-person crew bill vetoed
May 19: Today's Headlines: Slater calls for completion of new merger rules
May 18: House vote on PNTR for China draws near
May 18: Steelworkers rally against scabs in Ohio
May 18: Today's Headlines: DOT calls for greater scrutiny of proposed rail mergers
May 17: Today's Headlines: Garbage truck driver dies in collision with train
May 16: Today's Headlines: NS loses labor appeal
May 15: Today's Headlines: STB's Morgan sticks up for moratorium
May 12: BLE helps legislate train crew protections in Kentucky
May 12: Today's Headlines: 8 injured in Mass. tunnel accident
May 11: Today's Headlines: BNSF, NS to offer transcontinental service
May 10: Today's Headlines: No charges filed in London accident
May 09: Today's Headlines: Register for IWC online
May 08: Today's Headlines: CP revokes freight rate increase
May 05: AFL-CIO and TTD continue lobbying against China trade deal
May 05: Today's Headlines: TRO issued in BMWE strike
May 04: Today's Headlines: BMWE strikes parts of NS
May 03: Today's Headlines: Commuter officials say CSX outage could have been avoided
May 02: Today's Headlines: Roquette withdraws STB petition
May 01: Today's Headlines: CSX service disrupted Friday

April 2000

Apr 28: BLE statement on 100th anniversary of 'Casey' Jones fatality
Apr 28: Today's Headlines: KCS reports record quarter
Apr 28: Workers Memorial Day 2000 Statement by Edward Dubroski
Apr 27: Railroad Retirement Board picks new Medicare Part B provider
Apr 27: Today's Headlines: NS releases first quarter earnings
Apr 26: 'Mourn for the dead -- fight for the living!'
Apr 26: Today's Headlines: Fire in train car causes evacuations
Apr 25: BLE joins OSHA Now! coalition for Workers' Memorial Day
Apr 25: Today's Headlines: CSX releases first quarter earnings
Apr 24: BLE to commemorate Workers' Memorial Day
Apr 24: List of nation-wide Workers' Memorial Day events
Apr 24: Today's Headlines: BLE members tout importance of locomotive whistles
Apr 20: Today's Headlines: BLE I.D. will be closed on Friday
Apr 19: Today's Headlines: Two passenger trains collide in Belgium
Apr 18: Today's Headlines: Ruling gives railroads protection from some lawsuits
Apr 17: BLE member wins national environmental award
Apr 17: Today's Headlines: CSX is working to fix its rail lines and its image
Apr 14: Temporary HQ established for BNSF/MRL general committee
Apr 14: Today's Headlines: CSX announces second round of executive changes
Apr 13: Update on Railroad Retirement
Apr 13: Today's Headlines: Earnings may be on the rebound
Apr 12: Today's Headlines: CSX announces management changes
Apr 11: Today's Headlines: GTW contract ends two-tiered pay
Apr 10: Social Security change to benefit retired railroad workers
Apr 10: Today's Headlines: STB refuses BNSF-CN requests
Apr 07: BLE scores second post-85 win
Apr 07: Today's Headlines: BNSF continues negotiations with corn processor
Apr 06: Injunction against Springfield Terminal upheld
Apr 06: Today's Headlines: Bus driver did not observe warnings
Apr 05: Union takes on Wal-Mart
Apr 05: Today's Headlines: BNSF-CN break-up could cause other mergers
Apr 04: The Power of Many
Apr 04: Today's Headlines: STB proposal criticized by some in industry
Apr 03: The 'cram down' breakdown -- a news analysis
Apr 03: Today's Headlines: FRA announces public hearing on whistles

March 2000

Mar 31: Tornado hits BNSF/MRL general committee office in Fort Worth
Mar 31: Carriers reject compromise Railroad Retirement proposal
Mar 31: Today's Headlines: Parts of CSX system found to be unsafe
Mar 30: New two-person crew bill almost law in Wisconsin
Mar 30: Today's Headlines: BNSF tries to block moratorium in court
Mar 29: AFL-CIO urges NMB to dismiss UTU motion
Mar 29: Today's Headlines: 2 children killed in school bus-train collision
Mar 28: Tex Mex employee sets the record straight
Mar 28: BLE documents authenticity of certified letter
Mar 28: Today's Headlines: School bus collides with train; 5 injured
Mar 27: Today's Headlines: Judge throws out BNSF penalty
Mar 24: BMWE holds meetings on Railroad Retirement deal
Mar 24: Today's Headlines: EUMA announces tentative schedule for Niagara Falls
Mar 23: Today's Headlines: Senate to review STB's moratorium on mergers
Mar 22: BLE clarifies UTU factual errors
Mar 22: UTU members express discontent with direction of UTU leadership
Mar 22: Today's Headlines: Analysts concerned with merger's survival
Mar 21: Tex Mex workers denounce UTU President
Mar 21: BLE I.D. telephone service temporarily interrupted
Mar 21: Today's Headlines: BNSF and CN appeal STB decision
Mar 20: Little lies and big lies
Mar 20: Railroad industry bargaining arm lines up behind UTU
Mar 20: Today's Headlines: UTU disafiliates from AFL-CIO
Mar 18: Today's Headlines: UTU disaffiliates from the AFL-CIO
Mar 17: Statement by AFL-CIO President Sweeney on UTU disaffiliation
Mar 17: STB places 15-month freeze on large rail mergers
Mar 17: Today's Headlines: UTU quits AFL-CIO over threat of fine
Mar 16: Today's Headlines: NS and BLE sign engineer agreement
Mar 15: UTU pulls out of the AFL-CIO
Mar 15: Today's Headlines: Amtrak train derails in Kansas; 31 injured
Mar 14: Today's Headlines: STB expected to act quickly on merger
Mar 13: Today's Headlines: STB weighs views from hearings
Mar 10: Today's Headlines: Divergent views offered on industry's future
Mar 10: Two-man crew bill signed in Wyoming
Mar 09: Virus warning for BLE members
Mar 09: Today's Headlines: NMB decides -- engineers and conductors do different jobs
Mar 08: BLE scores big win for post-85 engineers
Mar 08: Today's Headlines: STB hearings open
Mar 07: Today's Headlines: Tellier aims for a problem-free merger
Mar 06: BLE first rail union to voice support for CN/BNSF combination
Mar 06: La Fraternité des Ingénieurs de locomotives devient le premier syndicat ferroviaire à manifester son appui au regroupment CN-BNSF
Mar 06: News Analysis: BLE sets new standard for labor protection
Mar 06: Analyse des nouvelles : La FIL établit de nouvelles normes pour la protection du travail
Mar 06: Today's Headlines: DOT announces funding for New Orleans' maglev project
Mar 03: BLE asks NMB to dismiss UTU motion for reconsideration
Mar 03: Today's Headlines: Panel decides in BLE's favor
Mar 02: Today's Headlines: NMB denies UTU petition
Mar 01:BMWE message of support
Mar 01: Today's Headlines: NMB rules in favor of the BLE

February 2000

Feb 29: Vindication! NMB-appointed panel denies UTU application
Feb 29: Today's Headlines: Amtrak officials provide details of expansion plans
Feb 28: Today's Headlines: Amtrak to announce expansion plans
Feb 25: Support growing, but more help needed on H.R. 3091
Feb 25: Today's Headlines: BMWE strike enjoined by a federal judge
Feb 24: BMWE strike over
Feb 24: Today's Headlines: BMWE members strike UP
Feb 23: Today's Headlines: STB hearing extended to four days
Feb 22: Today's Headlines: STB issues schedule for consolidations hearing
Feb 18: AFL-CIO adopts stricter sanctions in Article XX cases
Feb 18: Today's Headlines: Ohio rail improvements won't use highway funds
Feb 17: Today's Headlines: Ohio plans to spend $200 million on overpasses
Feb 16: AFL-CIO continues to back BLE
Feb 16: Rail chiefs to study carrier proposal on cramdown
Feb 16: Today's Headlines: AFL-CIO will spend more than ever to get candidates elected
Feb 15: Why we haven't signed on to the Railroad Retirement deal
Feb 15: RRB to seek new Medicare provider
Feb 15: Today's Headlines: Derailments cause conflict between CSX and town
Feb 14: Today's Headlines: AFL-CIO Executive Committee meets in New Orleans
Feb 11: UP cleared to implement SAT program
Feb 11: Today's Headlines: STB will review Conrail merger
Feb 10: Today's Headlines: Railroads raising rates
Feb 09: Today's Headlines: AFL-CIO gives $500,000 to Teamsters for Overnite strike
Feb 08: Today's Headlines: GIA offering annual scholarship
Feb 07: Today's Headlines: Joint Craft scholarship deadline is April 1
Feb 04: BNSF cancels "Availability Policy"
Feb 04: Today's Headlines: Deadline for BRCF scholarship set for March 1
Feb 03: Today's Headlines: CSX officials investigate coal train derailment
Feb 02: Today's Headlines: Train carrying chemicals derails; residents evacuated
Feb 01: Today's Headlines: Acela mkaes its debut
Feb 01: News Flash for members only

January 2000

Jan 31: Today's Headlines: NS laying off 550 maintenance of way employees
Jan 28: Today's Headlines: Nuclear waste shipments controversial
Jan 27: Today's Headlines: Gov. Thompson criticizes ARC report
Jan 26: Federal Court of Appeal places 'stay' on CIRB ruling
Jan 26: La Cour d'Appel Fédérale impose un sursis sur la décision du CCRI
Jan 26: BLE, Rail Labor blast Amtrak Reform Council report
Jan 26: Today's Headlines: Speaker of the House speaks out about whistle bans
Jan 25: Today's Headlines: STB to hold hearings on rail consolidations
Jan 25: BLE position on Railroad Retirement proposal
Jan 24: BLE International has not endorsed Bill Bradley
Jan 24: Today's Headlines: Amtrak Reform Council will release report
Jan 21: Today's Headlines: UP income is up in the fourth quarter
Jan 20: Today's Headlines: BLE members in Idaho vow to fight UTU takeover
Jan 19: Today's Headlines: NTSB wants to find out role of legal drugs in accidents
Jan 18: Today's Headlines: Shippers protest rail service in wake of Conrail breakup
Jan 14: BLE Grand Trunk engineers bring class action suit against UTU and carrier
Jan 14: Today's Headlines: New whistle legislation will help 'forgotten victims'
Jan 13: Three members of NMB panel have wealth of experience
Jan 13: BLE scores big win for post-85 engineers on NS
Jan 13: Today's Headlines: DOT rule would require train whistles at grade crossings
Jan 12: Today's Headlines: Panel to decide BLE-UTU dispute by March
Jan 11: NMB announces three-member panel
Jan 11: Today's Headlines: Four major railroads publish letter of opposition to merger
Jan 10: BLE says "no" to NMB request
Jan 10: Why the BLE said "no" to NMB request
Jan 10: Today's Headlines: STB considers proposal to end waybill confidentiality
Jan 07: Today's Headlines: Amtrak train derails; no one injured
Jan 06: Today's Headlines: Nine-day BC Rail lockout ends
Jan 05: Today's Headlines: No safety problems reported before collision
Jan 04: BLE Member killed in Canadian National collision
Jan 04: Today's Headlines: CN releases names of crash victims

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