Today marks the anniversary of the 1869 disaster at Budds Creek on the Memphis, Clarksville & Louisville Railroad. Montgomery County, Tennessee, declared July 28, 2019, the sesquicentennial of the wreck, as Budds Creek Disaster Day of Remembrance. Music Intro: “Waiting on My Train to Come,” recorded live at the Southeastern Railway Museum on Aug. 2, 2020. Written by Todd DeFeo, (c) 2006, 2020 by Todd DeFeo (ASCAP). From “A Guy Walks Into a Train Museum.” Background music: “Down in the Creek;” written and performed by Todd DeFeo (ASCAP); recorded on Oct. 15, 2019. Outro: “Down in the Creek;” written and
In this edition: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Optimistic About Gateway Money; Delaware Project Will Increase Capacity, Officials Say; Metrolink Awards Amtrak Contract to Operate Commuter Trains; NJ Transit Board Approves Funding Agreement for Portal North Bridge Replacement; and Did You Know? Newark Penn Station.