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1/31/2011

1/31/2011 5:50:00 PM

Historic West Shore Train Station in Newburgh Reopens
Broadway World
THE RAILROAD PLAYHOUSE AND PIZZA SHOP hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for
the newly renovated West Shore Train Station Friday January 28, 2011 at
7:00 pm, ...

http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Historic_West_Shore_Train_Station_in_Newburgh_Reopens_20110131

Historic West Shore Train Station in Newburgh Reopens
Broadway World
THE RAILROAD PLAYHOUSE AND PIZZA SHOP hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for
the newly renovated West Shore Train Station Friday January 28, 2011 at
7:00 pm, ...

http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Historic_West_Shore_Train_Station_in_Newburgh_Reopens_20110131

Enough with the train whistles!
KWCH
... house is just feet away from a railroad track in Wellington. "It's a
heck of a racket going by," he said. He has to cover his ears when a train
goes by. ...

http://www.kwch.com/news/kwch-mbp-enough-with-the-train-whistles-20110130,0,1295890.story

Pair who died in train-truck collision in Moss Landing were from Fresno
The Salinas Californian
The crash did minor front-end damage to the train, CHP officials said. The
railroad crossing near Elkhorn Slough is controlled by a posted stop sign,
...

http://www.thecalifornian.com/article/20110131/NEWS01/101310315/Pair-who-died-in-train-truck-collision-in-Moss-Landing-were-from-Fresn

Metro-North battles to keep trains on track
Ct Post
... which suspended train service to Bridgeport because of the weather. The
railroad implemented a reduced Sunday schedule for Saturday in an effort to
...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Metro-North-battles-to-keep-trains-on-track-984206.php

Prosecutors investigate driver in train crash
eTaiwan News
AP Prosecutors say they are opening an investigation into the driver of a
cargo train that was involved in a head-on crash that left 10 people dead
and ...

http://www.taiwannews.com.tw/etn/news_content.php?id=1502066〈=eng_news&cate_img=1037.jpg&cate_rss=General

Slide-on end caps protect railroad ties
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Railroad ties are as old as railroads themselves. Made typically of wood,
concrete or steel, they are those cross beams that train rails sit on. ...

http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20110131/BIZ0101/301319953/1031/BIZ

Railroad Transportation on the Rise in Central Cuba
Cuba News
HAVANA, Cuba, Jan 31 (acn) Over 690000 tons of freight were transported by
train through central Cienfuegos province in 2010, which benefited several
other ...

http://www.cubanews.ain.cu/2011/0131railroad-transportation-rise-central-cuba.htm

Railroad Transportation on the Rise in Central Cuba
Cuba News
HAVANA, Cuba, Jan 31 (acn) Over 690000 tons of freight were transported by
train through central Cienfuegos province in 2010, which benefited several
other ...

http://www.cubanews.ain.cu/2011/0131railroad-transportation-rise-central-cuba.htm

Marshall Christian Academy students want to improve railroad crossing safety
Sand Mountain Reporter
An Albertville man was critically injured Oct. 19 when his truck was struck
by a train at the crossing on Brashers Chapel Road. Officers said at the
time ...

http://www.sandmountainreporter.com/news/local/article_5b722b4e-2d86-11e0-97ae-001cc4c03286.html

Dangerous Railroad Crossing In Moxee
KIMA CBS 29
"We're always hearing sirens because of the accidents people trying to race
across getting off the tracks because a train is coming. ...

http://www.kimatv.com/news/local/114842729.html

Victims of train crash identified
The Salinas Californian
... killed at about 1:13 pm when the Nissan truck they were traveling in
crossed railroad tracks on Kirby Road and were struck by a southbound
Amtrak train. ...

http://www.thecalifornian.com/article/20110131/NEWS01/110131027/1002/NEWS01/Victims+of+train+crash+identified

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1/30/2011 Railroad News

1/30/2011 6:08:00 PM

1/30/2011 Railroad News

Two people from Fresno killed in train accident
ABC30.com
Officials with the Highway Patrol say an Amtrak train hit their car as it
crossed the railroad tracks Saturday afternoon in Watsonville. ...

http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=news/local&id=7929664

Amtrak Train Plows Into Truck, Kills 2 Inside
FoxReno.com
A Fresno man and woman were killed when an Amtrak train struck their pickup
truck as the truck crossed railroad tracks Saturday afternoon in
Watsonville, ...

http://www.foxreno.com/news/26668396/detail.html

All aboard?
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
While one train-intensive Illinois town extols the benefits of passenger
rail service, Iowa's governor is treading cautiously. Last week, Iowa Gov.

http://www.thonline.com/article.cfm?id=310316

New focus on rail means jobs here
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
President George W. Bush in 2008 signed into law rail safety requirements
that most of the nation's locomotives and tracks install Positive Train
Control ...

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20110130/BUSINESS/101300328/1001/business/New-focus-on-rail-means-jobs-here

Despite back-breaking effort, it was a bad week for MBTA
Boston Globe
Some of the problems were out of their hands, such as railroad bridges that
had to be closed for inspection after cars skidded into them, or gates that
...

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2011/01/30/despite_back_breaking_effort_it_was_a_bad_week_for_mbta/

Model train fans mimic life
The State Journal-Register
Basing the model on an actual transportation system gives the club “the
purpose to have the railroad instead of just running a train in a circle
chasing its ...

http://www.sj-r.com/firstinprint/x294820852/Model-train-fans-mimic-life

The Railway Children: Still on the right track
Toronto Star
By Jim Coyle Queen's Park Of all the arrival tracks in all the train
stations in all the world, we should be glad The Railway Children will soon
be rolling ...

http://www.thestar.com/news/insight/article/930156--the-railway-children-still-on-the-right-track

Enthusiasts flock to railroad event
La Crosse Tribune
"My mom said, 'These are railroad slacks,'" he said. "I'm a train nut
because of my dear mother. Anything that runs on rails intrigues me. ...

http://lacrossetribune.com/news/local/article_1b81aa32-2c23-11e0-9f46-001cc4c03286.html

Cruise line to offer visitor discounts
Poughkeepsie Journal
Officials said Empire Cruise Lines and Metro-North Railroad have signed an
agreement to promote Hudson River sightseeing cruises that will begin this
spring ...

http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20110130/NEWS01/101300405/1006/news01

Railroad Hobby Train Show
abc40
--All aboard, thousands of people jumped onboard "The Railroad Hobby Show"
this weekend at the Eastern States Exposition. The Amherst Railway Society
has ...

http://www.wggb.com/Global/story.asp?S=13935693

Texas State Railroad offers Valentine's Day dinner trains
The Daily You™
The champagne reception and live musical entertainment begins at 6:30 pm at
the Texas State Railroad Rusk Depot and the dinner train departs at 7:30 pm
and ...

http://www.tyler.thedailyyou.com/news/2011/jan/30/texas-state-railroad-valentines-day-dinner-trains/

Train vs. car collision in Union County
KFVS
There are cross arms at the railroad intersection, but we don't know if
those were working. The car has some damage to the front. No word if the
train has ...

http://www.kfvs12.com/Global/story.asp?S=13936383

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1/29/2011 Railroad News

1/29/2011 6:00:00 PM

1/29/2011 Railroad News

Neighbors: Mother and young child victims of fatal train wreck
KSN-TV
BUTLER COUNTY, Kansas - Two people were killed in a train versus car
accident Friday evening in rural Butler County . The accident happened at a
railroad ...

http://www.ksn.com/news/local/story/Neighbors-Mother-and-young-child-victims-of-fatal/2FzTnnOfCkCoh1yT0mA7JA.cspx

Group Wants Tappan Zee Project Scaled Back, Citing Affordability
Patch
... let alone the more grandiose vision for significant work on the Thruway
and I-287 and bus and train networks. "The railroad portion is almost half
the

http://pleasantville.patch.com/articles/group-wants-tappan-zee-project-scaled-back-citing-affordability

Hydraulic Fluid Leak at New Canaan Train Station
Patch
Railroad employees were using the crane to replace two bumper stops that
were destroyed when a train arriving at New Canaan station late Wednesday
night ...

http://newcanaan.patch.com/articles/hydraulic-fluid-leak-at-new-canaan-train-station


No passenger service through Mukilteo for 48 hours
Seattle Times
BNSF spokesman Gus Melonas said the midday slide of mud, rocks and other
debris in Western Washington was cleaned up by 2:30 pm The railroad put a

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2014077704_apwamudslidetrains.html

New model train building opens in Scottsdale
KSWT-TV
The train exhibits will be more complex, and the railroad scenery will be
richer with detail. City recreation supervisor Bob McNair says the building
is the ...

http://www.kswt.com/Global/story.asp?S=13932011

Half of China on the move
Hindustan Times
The Chinese railroad will stretch to 120000 km to its farthest borders and
beyond to Singapore, and Vietnam, in five years. By 2012, China will have
13000 ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Half-of-China-on-the-move/Article1-656279.aspx

Metro-North battles to keep trains on track
Ct Post
STAMFORD -- Nearly one-third of Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line
trains have been knocked out of service by this winter's continuing harsh
conditions, ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Metro-North-battles-to-keep-trains-on-track-984266.php

Freight train derails in Whitehall
Glens Falls Post-Star
The Vermont Rail Co. freight train was headed west when it jumped the
tracks between South William and the railroad trestle over Wood Creek, ...

http://poststar.com/news/local/article_34ac320e-2b9f-11e0-ae43-001cc4c03286.html

Model train show draws big crowds
Daily Herald
Gavin, left, and Emily Eggers, both five and from Draper, watch a train on
display as part of the 20th annual Ophir-Tintic and Western Model Railroad
Show ...

http://www.heraldextra.com/news/local/north/lehi/article_0ac0c9ed-91f5-5588-aeb8-e5419a37f5f4.html

Lawsuit could cloud prospects for train
Albany Times Union
Amtrak was to provide the crews to operate the train, something it says was
required by the track's owner, Union Pacific Railroad. ...

http://www.timesunion.com/business/article/Lawsuit-could-cloud-prospects-for-train-984170.php

Congressional Panel Hears Testimony on US High Speed Rail
The Lincoln Tribune
Bloomberg recalled a visit to Shanghai, China, several years ago where he
landed at the airport and boarded a high speed magnetic levitation train.
...

http://lincolntribune.com/?p=4312

Tecumseh man faces felony charge for railroad track prank
Adrian Daily Telegram
... Tecumseh man faces a felony charge for allegedly putting a wooden tie
on Southern Michigan Railroad Society track that was struck by a train on
Sept. ...

http://www.lenconnect.com/news/x1145630570/Tecumseh-man-faces-felony-charge-for-railroad-track-prank

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1/28/2011 Casey Jones and Railroad News

1/28/2011 10:17:00 PM

Casey Jones
Curve's new mascot is Tenacious Casey
Minor League Baseball.com
Casey pays homage to Casey Jones, who was legendarily one of the most
tenacious engineers in American railroad history. Tenacious Casey will join
Steamer, ...

http://web.minorleaguebaseball.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20110128&content_id=16528000&vkey=pr_milb&fext=.jsp


The right roost
Tampabay.com
... the past few weeks, the osprey, which has since been named Casey Jones,
piled mounds of moss and twigs between the lights on both sides of the
crossing. ...

http://www.tampabay.com/news/osprey-gets-a-new-perch-in-safety-harbor/1148315

Railroad News
Train depots celebrated by Saltville museum
Southwest Virginia Today
The railroad opened up the nation to those living in isolated communities.
People were able to board a local train and travel cross country at what
was then ...

http://www.swvatoday.com/living/article/train_depots_celebrated_by_saltville_museum/8987/

Car hits train engine in Downtown Roanoke
WSLS.com
... to cross the railroad tracks in the 200 block of Tazewell Avenue, near
Williamson Road, while a Norfolk Southern train engine was already moving
there. ...

http://www2.wsls.com/news/2011/jan/28/6/train-incident-downtown-roanoke-ar-806021/

Texas State Railroad hosting Peanuts ride
Palestine Herald Press
PALESTINE — The popular comic strip canine Snoopy will visit the Texas
State Railroad on Sunday, Feb. 13 for the Peanuts™ - The Valentine
Express train ...

http://palestineherald.com/local/x1581527071/Texas-State-Railroad-hosting-Peanuts-ride

Friday Morning Train Riders See Delays
The Daily Stamford
by Vanessa InzitariToday UPDATED 1:15 pm: All trains are running on time
early Friday afternoon, Metro-North Railroad reported. Original story:
Riders on ...

http://www.thedailystamford.com/news/friday-morning-train-riders-see-delays

Friends pull woman from path of speeding train moments before fiery impact
WCSH-TV
The men friends were coming back from a birthday party and saw her asleep
at the wheel, stopped in traffic near the railroad crossing. ...

http://www.wcsh6.com/news/watercooler/story.aspx?storyid=146207&catid=108

Iowa DOT Says Iowa City Train Could Still Find State Backing
KCRG
A train pulling executive coaches from the Iowa Interstate Railroad pulls
up to the old Rock Island line train depot Tuesday, May 5, 2009 in Iowa
City. ...

http://www.kcrg.com/news/local/Iowa-DOT-Says-Iowa-City-Train-Could-Still-Find-State-Backing-114822834.html

No injuries after downtown train wreck
Roanoke Times
... man was unharmed this afternoon when he drove his car under a railroad
crossing gate in downtown Roanoke and collided with a train engine, police
said. ...

http://www.roanoke.com/news/breaking/wb/275329

New Haven Line to run on Sunday schedule on Saturday
The Journal News | LoHud.com
The Sunday schedule calls for 148 train runs rather than 177 seen on a
Saturday, said railroad spokeswoman Marjorie Anders. "About a third of the
(New Haven ...

http://www.lohud.com/article/20110128/NEWS02/101280373/-1/newsfront/New-Haven-Line-to-run-on-Sunday-schedule-on-Saturday

LIRR says it will be ready for next transit emergency
YourNabe.com
If tracks are covered in snow, which could impede the current of
electricity that flows from the third rail to the train cars, then the LIRR
must rely on ...

http://www.yournabe.com/articles/2011/01/28/queens/qns_new_lirr_system_20110127.txt

Metrolink, police target rail safety violators
89.3 KPCC
Officials of the commuter rail system invited reporters Thursday to ride a
rail safety enforcement train. As the train shuttled between the stations,
...

http://www.scpr.org/news/2011/01/28/metrolink-ridealong/

Trash truck hits train bridge
Fox 31 KDVR.com
A waste management garbage truck struck the underside of a railroad bridge
Friday. Bridge engineers from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway were
called to ...

http://www.kdvr.com/news/kdvr-trash-truck-hits-train-bridge-20110128,0,4878468.story

MTA Gives Evening Commute Update: We're Working Hard!
Gothamist
Here are the detail of what's happening with the different divisions:
Service has been restored on all subway lines and the Staten Island
Railroad, ...

http://gothamist.com/2011/01/27/mta_gives_evening_commute_update_we.php

Train engineers deal in death
The Detroit News
On Thursday morning, officials from Operation Lifesaver — a nonprofit
program to educate the public about railroad safety — boarded an Amtrak
train in ...

http://www.detnews.com/article/20110128/METRO05/101280379/1409/metro/Train-engineers-deal-in-death

"I am not to thrilled on railroads being built in this manner.. at all" - DNatureofDTrain


CSX says it has a better idea
Charleston Post Courier
By Allyson Bird The state Commerce Department might be condemning property
and moving forward with its North Charleston train plan, but one major
railroad ...

http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2011/jan/28/csx-says-it-has-a-better-idea/

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1/27/2011 Railroad News

1/27/2011 2:11:00 PM

1/27/2011 Railroad News

The Railway Children to feature new theatre and one really cool train
Toronto Life
As you walk along the corridor from the SkyDome (now the Rogers Centre) to
the railway station, you can look at the density of rail that used to be in
that ...

http://www.torontolife.com/daily/hype/curtain-call/2011/01/27/the-railway-children-to-feature-new-theatre-and-one-really-cool-train/

Limited train service on Metro-North resumes
Bridgeport News
"This schedule provides limited service," the railroad said in a statement.
"Please only travel if necessary." 8:30 am — All train service on the New
Haven ...

http://www.acorn-online.com/joomla15/thebridgeportnews/news/localnews/84057-limitted-train-service-on-metro-north-resumes.html

Heavy Snow Makes Travel Difficult for NYC MTA Train and Bus Commute
newsFuzion
MTA Metro-North Railroad train schedule has Hudson and Harlem Line trains
operating on a Saturday schedule, and the New Haven Line service is
operating a ...

http://newsfuzion.com/2011/01/27/heavy-snow-makes-travel-difficult-for-nyc-mta-train-and-bus-commute/

Train lines have different weather changes
Times Herald-Record
By Judy Rife The question has had a special resonance this winter with
Metro-North Railroad customers who use the Port Jervis and Pascack Valley
lines. ...

http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20110127/BIZ/101270315/-1/SITEMAP

Train Hits Car In Kent
KIRO Seattle
A freight train hit a car just after 11 pm Wednesday on East Smith Street
at Railroad Avenue in Kent. Kent police said a man's car got stuck on the
tracks; ...

http://www.kirotv.com/news/26635805/detail.html

Branstad: No state money to subsidize Iowa City-to-Chicago Amtrak train
DesMoinesRegister.com (blog)
Branstad suggested earlier this week that the Iowa Interstate Railroad,
which would host the Amtrak train on its Iowa tracks, be asked to help
contribute to ...

http://blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/2011/01/27/branstad-no-state-money-to-subsidize-iowa-city-to-chicago-amtrak-train/

Claremore Woman Struck And Killed By Train
News On 6
ROGERS COUNTY, Oklahoma -- A Claremore woman is dead after she was struck
by an eastbound BNSF train in Rogers County Wednesday afternoon. ...

http://www.newson6.com/Global/story.asp?S=13917966

24-hour ban on train whistles to take effect Monday
NorthJersey.com
The goal of all those measures is to prevent cars from weaving around the
railroad gates in an attempt to beat an oncoming train. Officials also made
Laurel ...

http://www.northjersey.com/news/transportation/114699334_Peace_and_Quiet_Zone.html

View of the Floodwood Pond area from the tourist train
North Country Public Radio
... of the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. The non-profit tourist train already
carries thousands of passengers every year between Lake Placid and Saranac
Lake. ...

http://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/archive.html?mm=01&dd=26&yyyy=2011&getnewsfordate=Go

Greek Strike Forces Cancellations in Bulgarian Train Schedule
Novinite.com
The upcoming Greek strike has caused Bulgaria's BDZ to alter the train
schedule to Thessaloniki once again. On the picture - the Central Railroad
Station in ...

http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=124589

Train cuts semi-trailer in half
Edmonton Sun
The semi was westbound on 64 Avenue near 27 Street when it hit the
southbound train. The railroad crossing had a stop sign but did not have
traffic arms. ...

http://www.edmontonsun.com/news/edmonton/2011/01/26/17049746.html

Train cuts semi-trailer in half
Edmonton Sun
The semi was westbound on 64 Avenue near 27 Street when it hit the
southbound train. The railroad crossing had a stop sign but did not have
traffic arms. ...

http://www.edmontonsun.com/news/edmonton/2011/01/26/17049746.html

Train Derails Over Mississippi
KWQC 6
Back in September of 2009, a South Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad
freight train was stuck on the Crescent Bridge after three cars jumped the
track ...

http://www.kwqc.com/Global/story.asp?S=13914431

Boca Raton police identify man killed by train
Sun-Sentinel
By Wayne K. Roustan, Sun Sentinel Boca Raton police have identified the man
struck and killed by a freight train on the FEC railroad tracks along a
stretch ...

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/palm-beach/boca-raton/fl-boca-train-death-brf-20110126,0,6320088.story

Train, car collide in Boaz
Sand Mountain Reporter
... train accident in Boaz Tuesday. Boaz Police Chief Terry Davis said
Kayla Noel Mosley, 18, of Guntersville, “apparently ran a stop sign” at
the railroad ...

http://www.sandmountainreporter.com/news/local/article_5838f1f0-2990-11e0-abf3-001cc4c002e0.html

Boaz teen hospitalized after colliding with train
al.com (blog)
Her 2003 Lexus ES300 was struck in the side by an AL-TN Railroad train that
was driven by Jerry Anthony Debene of Gadsden. Davis said Mosley was taken
to ...

http://blog.al.com/breaking/2011/01/boaz_teen_hospitalized_after_c.html

Limited Train Service Begins
The Daily New Canaan
by Staff reportToday Train service is running on a Sunday schedule starting
at 9 am Thursday on the New Haven Line of Metro-North Railroad, the MTA
says. ...

http://www.thedailynewcanaan.com/news/limited-train-service-begins

New Model Railroad Building Opens In Scottsdale
KPHO Phoenix
It's been described in a press release as a "train buff's Disneyland" and a
showplace for three model railroad clubs that will be headquartered at the
park. ...

http://www.kpho.com/news/26638285/detail.html

Freight train strikes unoccupied car in downtown Kent
PNW Local News
Police were called and notified railroad officials about the car on the
tracks and asked them to stop rail traffic. But within a few minutes a
northbound ...

http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/south_king/ken/news/114738354.html

L.B. Foster Awarded Rail Contract for CRANDIC Track Upgrade
PR Newswire (press release)
An LB Foster weld train will deliver 54450 linear feet of continuous welded
rail (CWR) in February 2011 for track rehabilitation as required for the
upkeep ...

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/lb-foster-awarded-rail-contract-for-crandic-track-upgrade-114730849.html

Metro-North Train Goes Off the Rails
The Daily New Canaan
by Melvin MasonToday This Metro-North train went off the rails Thursday
morning at the New Canaan station. A Metro-North Railroad train went off
the tracks ...

http://www.thedailynewcanaan.com/news/metro-north-train-goes-rails

The Great Train Hoist: Derailed Train Re-railed
Patch
The train was scheduled to arrive at the station at 12:27 am According to
Metro-North Railroad spokeswoman Marjorie Anders, the engineer was facing
...

http://newcanaan.patch.com/articles/the-great-train-hoist-derailed-train-re-railed

Snow Guide: Commuter Resources
CBS New York
Rail service is operating on all lines with scattered 10-15 minute delays.
Customers are reminded that train cancelations/combinations are possible
...

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2011/01/27/after-the-storm-thursday-commuting-resources/

Metrolink targets dangerous behavior near tracks
89.3 KPCC
Police officers rode on a Metrolink train this morning, targeting illegal
and unsafe behavior on or near railroad tracks and crossings. ...

http://www.scpr.org/news/2011/01/27/metrolink-targets-illegal-dangerous-behavior-near-/

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park in Scottsdale opens new model-train room
AZ Central.com
27, 2011 10:29 AM For more than 30 years, the model-train exhibits at the
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park in Scottsdale have been crammed into a ...

http://www.azcentral.com/community/scottsdale/articles/2011/01/27/20110127scottsdale-mccormick-stillman-railroad-park-new-exhibit-building.html

Two trains total driver's car in Harrisburg
abc27
That's when police said he crossed the railroad tracks into the path of a
westbound train. That knocked the vehicle into the path of an eastbound
train. ...

http://www.abc27.com/Global/story.asp?S=13923707

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1/26/2011 6:03:00 PM

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1/26/2011 Railroad News

Toronto gets new theatre for The Railway Children
National Post (blog)
Audiences watching the acclaimed British play, The Railway Children, sat on
either side of railway tracks and a 66-tonne vintage steam train rolled in
and ...

http://arts.nationalpost.com/2011/01/26/toronto-gets-new-theatre-for-the-railway-children/

Internal docs: Trainee was engineer of derailed train
Argus Press
Chris Garske of Swartz Creek was the engineer on the train that derailed 12
rail cars near Pittsburg and Reed roads in Vernon Township, leaking
hydrochloric ...

http://www.argus-press.com/news_local/article_3e56c7d8-295b-11e0-8dce-001cc4c002e0.html

90-Year-Old Hit By Train In Lower Valley
KVIA El Paso
El Paso Police said the railroad crossing arms came down and that the male
tried to go around the arms when he was struck by the eastbound train. ...

http://www.kvia.com/news/26623079/detail.html

Is Adirondack tourism train on track, or should it make way for other uses?
North Country Public Radio
Branson is head of the Adirondack Scenic Railroad, which now operates a
seasonal excursion train between Lake Placid and Saranac Lake. ...

http://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/story/17049/20110126/is-adirondack-tourism-train-on-track-or-should-it-make-way-for-other-uses

Obama's railroad fantasy
New York Post (blog)
Part of the president's State of the Union speech referenced train travel
as a good transportation solution. President Obama got a laugh when he said
...

http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/capitol/obama_railroad_fantasy_rRtrvPsDVwehFgC9V6B7rN

Once again, delays leave MBTA riders out in cold
Boston Globe
... rail from Salem to Boston's North Station and bikes the final leg to
his job in Cambridge. Massari said he has not had an on-time train in two
weeks. ...

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2011/01/26/once_again_delays_leave_mbta_riders_out_in_cold/

Police Investigate Report Of Shots Fired At Train In Lacey; Nothing Found
KIRO Seattle
Police and railroad officials are responding to reports that shots were
fired at a train in Lacey on Tuesday afternoon, the Thurston County
dispatch center ...

http://www.kirotv.com/news/26615358/detail.html

Video of Open Door on Moving Train Shakes Metro-North
New York Times
In this case, conductors apparently did not realize there was a problem
until after the train arrived at Grand Central. A railroad spokeswoman said
on ...

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/26/nyregion/26metro.html

Snead State student's car struck by train; driver critical
Gadsden Times
... the stop sign at the railroad crossing,” Davis said. The Alabama &
Tennessee River Railway train was headed north at a fairly slow speed,
Davis said. ...

http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20110125/NEWS/110129875?Title=Snead-State-student-s-car-struck-by-train-driver-critical

Railroad may see commuter traffic by 2012
The MIT Tech
Simmons residents may need to get used to a lot more train whistles come
2012. Last year, Massachusetts purchased the railroad tracks between Albany
and ...

http://tech.mit.edu/V130/N64/traintracks.html

Woman pulled from car moments before train strikes it
Chicago Sun-Times
... a drunken woman from her car as it sat on railroad tracks in
Chesterton, Ind., moments before a freight train destroyed the vehicle,
officials say. ...

http://www.suntimes.com/3509915-417/car-pulled-jeffress-train-althoff.html

Railroad: Warning signals working at Franklin Lakes accident site
NorthJersey.com
BY SHAWN BOBURG Warning signals were working properly at the Franklin Lakes
railroad crossing where an SUV hit a moving train Monday night, ...

http://www.northjersey.com/news/transportation/012611_Railroad_Warning_signals_working_at_Franklin_Lakes_accident_site.html

Michael Williams officially enters Senate race tomorrow
Dallas Morning News (blog)
No surprise, but recently resigned Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams
is jumping on the US Senate train. The same week RRC colleague Elizabeth
Ames ...

http://trailblazersblog.dallasnews.com/archives/2011/01/michael-williams-officially-en.html

LIRR to Operate Reduced Weekday Schedule Thursday Morning
Patch
"The Railroad's goal is [to] keep as much train service operating as
possible on all branches," the statement read. Interested in a follow-up to
this ...

http://portjefferson.patch.com/articles/lirr-to-operate-reduced-weekday-schedule-thursday-morning

MBTA reports improved performance on commuter rail today
Boston Globe
Meanwhile, train number 32 -- the 5:22 am inbound run from Kingston to
Boston's South Station -- had to be terminated at Hanson because of a
failed air hose ...

http://www.boston.com/news/local/breaking_news/2011/01/mbta_reports_im.html

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1/25/2011 Railroad News

1/25/2011 5:58:00 PM

1/25/2011 Casey Jones

NEWS YOU CAN USE
Jackson Sun
The WYN 106.9 Songwriter's Depot will launch its eighth season live from
the Barnside Room on Thursday in the Old Country Store at Casey Jones
Village. ...

http://www.jacksonsun.com/article/20110125/NEWS01/101250320

1/25/2011 Railroad News

Teen who died on railroad tracks identified
Blue Springs Examiner
By Michael Glover - michael.glover@examiner.net Independence police
released the name of a man who was struck and killed by a train early
Monday morning. ...

http://www.examiner.net/news/law/x1651176259/Teen-who-died-on-railroad-tracks-identified

Train collides with car in Boaz
WAFF
The vehicle driven by Kayla Mosley evidently did not stop at the railroad
crossing and was struck in the side by the train. Ms. Mosley was
transported to ...

http://www.waff.com/Global/story.asp?S=13906762

POLICE REPORTS: Horns reported stolen from train in Lufkin
Lufkin Daily News
A set of train horns from a train engine was reportedly stolen overnight
Monday in the 100 block of Herndon. A railroad work crew had been working
on the ...

http://lufkindailynews.com/news/record/police_report/article_41f51ae8-28d4-11e0-929b-001cc4c03286.html

Model train club offers glimpse into county's past
The Tennessean
Dickson Model Railroad Club's Wayne Maynard adjusts a model train on the
early 20th century replica set of Dickson County, on display at the Clement
...

http://www.tennessean.com/article/20110125/DICKSON06/110125067/-1/RAGEgalleries/Model-train-club-offers-glimpse-into-county-s-past-

Man Injured After Car Hit By Train
WLKY Louisville
... at about 5 pm Monday at the intersection of KY 146 and KY 362, when
82-year-old Hershel Finney drove through a railroad crossing in front of
the train. ...

http://www.wlky.com/news-archives/26607021/detail.html

SUV is struck by train in Franklin Lakes
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
The Jeep Cherokee hit train at the Pulis Avenue railroad crossing around
8:30 pm The extent of the injuries to the other two men was not known. ...

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2011/01/suv_is_struck_by_train_in_fran.html

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1/24/2011 Railroad News

1/24/2011 5:49:00 PM

CaseyJones Village

Bank hosts Arts in the Village reception
Jackson Sun
According to a news release, Art in the Village is the only art gallery in
Jackson, located at 40 Casey Jones Lane, No. 2. The gallery has artwork on
...

http://www.jacksonsun.com/article/20110124/NEWS01/101240313/1002

1/24/2011 Railroad News

2 freed from car after train strikes it in Franklin Lakes
NorthJersey.com
BY ERIK SHILLING AND JUSTO BAUTISTA FRANKLIN LAKES — Two people were
extricated from an SUV after it was struck by a train at the Pulis Avenue
railroad ...

http://www.northjersey.com/news/012411_2_freed_from_car_after_train_strikes_it_in_Franklin_Lakes.html

Penn Station Delays Strand Commuters in the Cold
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Delays started around 5 pm Monday when a Long Island Railroad train bound
for New York from Babylon got stuck near the end of a platform at Penn
Station. ...

http://blogs.wsj.com/metropolis/2011/01/24/penn-station-delays-strand-commuters-in-the-cold/

No injuries in Will Co. crash involving 2 semis, train
Chicago Tribune
... in the rear came to rest on nearby railroad tracks. Both drivers got
out uninjured, and within a few minutes, the truck was struck by an Amtrak
train. ...

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chibrknews-will-county-elwood--amtrak-01242011,0,4133185.story?track=rss

Branstad seeks alternatives to tax subsidy for passenger train plan
Iowa City Press Citizen
Branstad noted the $310 million state-federal train project would include
money to upgrade the Iowa Interstate Railroad because the twice-daily
passenger ...

http://www.press-citizen.com/article/20110124/NEWS01/110124015/Branstad-seeks-alternatives-to-tax-subsidy-for-passenger-train-plan

Rail Business Set to Improve as CSX Brings Home Profits
Forbes (blog)
... the second of the major US railroad carriers to do so, reporting a 7%
increase in shipping volumes. The Jackson, Florida-based train and
intermodal ...

http://blogs.forbes.com/heatherstruck/2011/01/24/rail-business-set-to-improve-as-csx-brings-home-profits/

Haz-Mat crews clean up after trucks, train collide
Chicago Sun-Times
“The train did not derail but came to a controlled stop.” Leaking fuel
required a hazardous materials team to clean up the scene. The railroad
tracks were ...

http://heraldnews.suntimes.com/news/3468848-418/train-truck-elwood-monday-semi.html

Metro-North on how the cold and snow affect your train travels
Darien Times
The cold may also lead to your train having fewer cars than normal, the
railroad said, which means fewer seats and more crowded travels along the
rails. ...

http://www.acorn-online.com/joomla15/darientimes/news/local/83696-metro-north-on-how-the-cold-and-snow-affect-your-train-travels.html


Marion police try to find why man was on train tracks
Marion Star
... 2011 MARION — Police are trying to determine why a 70-year-old man
was walking on railroad tracks Sunday evening when he was hit and killed by
a train. ...

http://www.marionstar.com/article/20110124/UPDATES01/110124010/-1/newsfront2

Springfield Woman's Car Stalls On Railroad Track.
KTTS
Police say as officers searched for the car, Dixon could hear a train
coming. She was able to make it out, but her friend, who uses a walker, ...

http://www.ktts.com/news/114503829.html

Police: Tractor-trailer hits moving train in West Manchester Twp.
Yorkdispatch.com
Police said the conductor of the York Rail train, 53-year-old Scott Snyder,
was sounding the train's horn prior to reaching the Zarfoss Road
intersection ...

http://www.yorkdispatch.com/ci_17183158?source=most_viewed

Railroad worker sues after train derailment
Southeast Texas Record
MARSHALL - A railroad worker has filed a lawsuit against his employer after
he was injured during a train derailment. Joe Ledwig filed suit against
Union ...

http://www.setexasrecord.com/news/232802-railroad-worker-sues-after-train-derailment

Train Hits, Kills Bryan Man
WTAW
Authorities say the train conductor sounded the horn several times to alert
Roberson of the train's presence but the man never moved. The railroad
crossing ...

http://www.wtaw.com/2011/01/24/train-hits-kills-bryan-man/

Galesburg woman killed walking across railroad tracks
WQAD
by Shellie Nelson A 42-year-old woman was killed when she was apparently
struck by a train near North Broad and East Water streets in Galesburg,
Illinois. ...

http://www.wqad.com/news/wqad-galesburg-woman-killed-walking-01242011,0,4029975.story

Gilbert man leads effort to establish quiet zones at train crossings
Arizona Republic
24, 2011 10:26 AM Gilbert sprung up around a rail siding when Bobby Gilbert
sold right of way for the Eastern Railroad through his land in 1902. ...

http://www.azcentral.com/community/gilbert/articles/2011/01/24/20110124gilbert-train-crossings-quiet-zones-effort.html

Police: Tractor-trailer hits moving train in West Manchester
Yorkdispatch.com
The 17-car train continued going westbound for about 130 yards, dragging
the tractor-trailer for about five yard and damaging a railroad-crossing
light, ...

http://www.yorkdispatch.com/news/ci_17183158

GE Transportation and Tessco Partner to Produce Positive Train Control 
Solutions
Trading Markets (press release)
GE Transportation and Tessco Technologies announced a long-term partnership
to offer Positive Train Control solutions to the North American Rail
industry. ...

http://www.tradingmarkets.com/news/stock-alert/tess_ge-transportation-and-tessco-partner-to-produce-positive-train-control-solutions-1439799.html

Southern Museum Hosts Model Train Event
Patch
“They were used by the railroad prior to the days of walkie talkies and
cell phones.” An interactive train simulator stood in the center of the
exhibit, ...

http://kennesaw.patch.com/articles/southern-museum-hosts-model-train-event

Updates from Alstom, Axion, GATX, Parsons Brinckerhoff and Michael Baker
Progressive Rail Roading
... million contract from the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
(MARTA) to overhaul the agency's aging train control and rail safety
systems. ...

http://www.progressiverailroading.com/news/article/Updates-from-Alstom-Axion-GATX-Parsons-Brinckerhoff-and-Michael-Baker--25574

70-year-old Ohio man walking on tracks is hit by train, dies; crew blew 
horn ...
Fox 59
By AP MARION, Ohio (AP) — Ohio police say a 70-year-old Marion man
walking on railroad tracks near his home was hit by a train and died. ...

http://www.fox59.com/news/sns-ap-oh--trainkillsseptuagenarian,0,3754431.story

Idea might smooth railroad dispute
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
By Matt Garfield - mgarfield@heraldonline.com A group studying how to
relieve train blockages in central Rock Hill has come up with two ideas it
hopes will ...

http://www.heraldonline.com/2011/01/24/2775866/idea-might-smooth-railroad-dispute.html

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1/23/2011 Casey Jones Railroad News

1/23/2011 5:43:00 PM

1/23/2011 Casey Jones News

BOOK REVIEW: Book on 'impossible railroad' well done
North County Times
From country-western songs with lonesome whistles to Casey Jones and of
course the "Little Train That Could," trains grab our imagination and take
us places ...

http://www.nctimes.com/entertainment/books-and-literature/article_11279745-a1c5-5a8a-a682-d1356cae8b8a.html

2/23/2011 Railroad News

Rail owner banned from using tracks
Nashua Telegraph
By ANDREW WOLFE Staff File Photo by Hattie Bernstein This Oct. 22, 2009,
collision between a truck and a Milford-Bennington Railroad train is at the
center ...

http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/news/906431-196/rail-owner-banned-from-using-tracks.html

`Speedway to Sun' a fleeting marvel
MiamiHerald.com
... footage shot by a train passenger, video describing the construction
and replicas of a railway car, the exhibit tells the story of the railroad
through ...

http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/01/23/2030677/speedway-to-sun-a-fleeting-marvel.html

Coroner: Pedestrian hit by train stood in tracks
The State
A 32-year-old Blythewood man, Herbert McDuffie III, was standing on the
railroad tracks Friday when a Norfolk Southern train struck him, Richland
County ...

http://www.thestate.com/2011/01/23/1660281/coroner-pedestrian-hit-by-train.html

Probe continues into 2 Okla. Panhandle deaths
ConnectAmarillo.com powered by KVII
Union Pacific Railroad spokeswoman Raquel Espinoza-Williams says Topeka,
Kan., resident Rose Warner walked into the path of the train on Oct. 30.
...

http://www.connectamarillo.com/news/story.aspx?list=195067&id=571221

State bill would ban smoking on open train platforms
The Journal News | LoHud.com
By Ken Valenti • January 23, 2011 A bill in the state Assembly would ban
smoking on the platforms of Metro-North Railroad and the Long Island Rail
Road, ...

http://www.lohud.com/article/20110123/NEWS01/101230350/-1/newsfront/State-bill-would-ban-smoking-on-open-train-platforms

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1/22/2011 Railroad News

1/22/2011 12:05:00 AM

1/22/2011 Railroad News

'Look, Listen, and Live'
Laurel Leader Call
In Ellisville, a south-bound Amtrak train struck a stalled vehicle at the
Holly Street railroad crossing on Jan. 9. The occupants of the vehicle were
able ...

http://leadercall.com/local/x316474446/-Look-Listen-and-Live

Man Injured In Early-Morning Train Collision
KVIA El Paso
Officials said the driver was traveling east on Celum Road and was not
paying attention when he crossed the railroad tracks. Deputies said the
driver's side ...

http://www.kvia.com/news/26581723/detail.html

Making push for rail safety; Agencies unite to cite drivers trying to take ...
Trading Markets (press release)
Train horns will also sound if railroad employees are doing maintenance on
tracks or working on trains, Valdez said. To see more of the Inland Valley
Daily ...

http://www.tradingmarkets.com/news/stock-alert/unp_making-push-for-rail-safety-agencies-unite-to-cite-drivers-trying-to-take-shortcuts-1438679.html

Making push for rail safety; Agencies unite to cite drivers trying to take ...
Trading Markets (press release)
Train horns will also sound if railroad employees are doing maintenance on
tracks or working on trains, Valdez said. To see more of the Inland Valley
Daily ...

http://www.tradingmarkets.com/news/stock-alert/unp_making-push-for-rail-safety-agencies-unite-to-cite-drivers-trying-to-take-shortcuts-1438679.html

Making push for rail safety; Agencies unite to cite drivers trying to take ...
Trading Markets (press release)
Train horns will also sound if railroad employees are doing maintenance on
tracks or working on trains, Valdez said. To see more of the Inland Valley
Daily ...

http://www.tradingmarkets.com/news/stock-alert/unp_making-push-for-rail-safety-agencies-unite-to-cite-drivers-trying-to-take-shortcuts-1438679.html

Making push for rail safety; Agencies unite to cite drivers trying to take ...
Trading Markets (press release)
Train horns will also sound if railroad employees are doing maintenance on
tracks or working on trains, Valdez said. To see more of the Inland Valley
Daily ...

http://www.tradingmarkets.com/news/stock-alert/unp_making-push-for-rail-safety-agencies-unite-to-cite-drivers-trying-to-take-shortcuts-1438679.html

Making push for rail safety; Agencies unite to cite drivers trying to take ...
Trading Markets (press release)
Train horns will also sound if railroad employees are doing maintenance on
tracks or working on trains, Valdez said. To see more of the Inland Valley
Daily ...

http://www.tradingmarkets.com/news/stock-alert/unp_making-push-for-rail-safety-agencies-unite-to-cite-drivers-trying-to-take-shortcuts-1438679.html

Making push for rail safety; Agencies unite to cite drivers trying to take ...
Trading Markets (press release)
Train horns will also sound if railroad employees are doing maintenance on
tracks or working on trains, Valdez said. To see more of the Inland Valley
Daily ...

http://www.tradingmarkets.com/news/stock-alert/unp_making-push-for-rail-safety-agencies-unite-to-cite-drivers-trying-to-take-shortcuts-1438679.html

No one hurt in railroad crash
Northern Virginia Daily
... a vehicle at a railroad crossing on Rienzi Knoll Lane at 12:15 pm The
train struck a 1997 Jeep Cherokee driven by Kelly Kingsland, 35, of
Stephens City. ...

http://www.nvdaily.com/news/2011/01/no-one-hurt-in-railroad-crash.php

China envoy supports review of North Rail, hopes it would be sped up
Inquirer.net
... with the Chinese construction firm hired to rehabilitate the North Rail
train line that would connect Metro Manila to provinces in Northern Luzon.
...

http://globalnation.inquirer.net/news/breakingnews/view/20110122-315946/China-envoy-supports-review-of-North-Rail-hopes-it-would-be-sped-up

Making push for rail safety; Agencies unite to cite drivers trying to take ...
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
... people must stay behind railroad crossing gates, Hsu said. Enforcement
was one part of educating the public. Midday the same train took a handful
of ...

http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_17163783

Amtrak train hits car stopped on the tracks in Osceola
Orlando Sentinel
... a 2004 Lincoln 4-door had stopped on the railroad tracks on Poinciana
Boulevard about 6:50 pm due to traffic, when the driver saw a train
approaching. ...

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/breakingnews/os-train-hits-car-osceola-county-20110122,0,7129476.story

Train accident remains a mystery
New Philadelphia Times Reporter
Hickman said the train's engineer, conductor and a trainee saw an object on
the railroad tracks about 9:25 pm The train already was sounding its bells
and ...

http://www.timesreporter.com/news/x684402665/Train-accident-remains-a-mystery

Pedestrian killed by train
The State
The Richland County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death Friday
night of a pedestrian killed on a railroad track in Blythewood near Hobart
and ...

http://www.thestate.com/2011/01/22/1658906/pedestrian-killed-by-train.html

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1/21/2011 Railroad News

1/21/2011 11:54:00 AM

1/21/2011 Railroad News

Delivery van brings train to a stop at Boise railroad crossing
KTVB
The train engineer tried to stop, didn't hit the truck but did strike the
broken crossing arms. Railroad workers were able to get the train moving
again and ...

http://www.ktvb.com/home/Delivery-truck-strikes-crossing-arm-at-Boise-train-crossing-114391044.html

Railroad crossing safety
ConnectTriStates.com powered by KHQA
Others can be found on a plaque that's on the railroad crossing pole. "If a
train's coming, which way to you run? You run in the direction of the
train, ...

http://www.connecttristates.com/news/story.aspx?id=570764

KIVITV.COM | Boise. News, Breaking News, Weather and Sports-Intersections Shut ...
KIVI-TV
... "Witnesses say a delivery truck driver trying to cross the railroad
tracks hit one of the crossing arms. An oncoming train apparently tried to
stop, ...

http://www.kivitv.com/Global/story.asp?S=13887034

Petroleum Shipped by Rail May Have Hit 3-Year High
Bloomberg
Short-line railroads typically link customers, such as crude oil producers,
to main rail lines. NuStar began shipping Bakken crude by train from North
...
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-01-21/petroleum-shipped-by-rail-may-have-hit-3-year-high-update1-.html

Plowed snow derails freight train in Dover
Dailyrecord.com
By JAKE REMALY • STAFF WRITER • January 21, 2011 DOVER — Snow plowed
onto railroad tracks in Dover apparently caused a more than 100-ton
locomotive to ...

http://www.dailyrecord.com/article/20110121/UPDATES01/110121049/Plowed-snow-derails-freight-train-in-Dover

Governor's Amtrak decision to affect CR-based railroad
Eastern Iowa Business
He said faster train speeds would increase the risk of derailments for the
freight trains, which are longer and carry more weight than passenger
trains. ...

http://www.easterniowabusiness.com/2011/01/21/governors-amtrak-decision-to-affect-c-r-based-railroad/

Tucson firm is reinvigorating a stalled technology niche
Inside Tucson Business
By Joe Pangburn, Inside Tucson Business Casey Jones is helping take a new
product that was designed, tested and manufactured in Tucson to the world.
...

http://www.azbiz.com/articles/2011/01/21/news/the_next_generation/doc4d387e4b55f69933769074.txt

Dennison man identified in train fatality
New Philadelphia Times Reporter
Police received the call about 9:30 pm Chief Rick Dorland said the man was
sitting on the railroad tracks between the Dawson and E. Third street
crossings. ...

http://www.timesreporter.com/breaking/x684399009/Train-strikes-pedestrian-in-Uhrichsville

2 People Hurt in Car-Train Accident
MyFox Houston
HOUSTON - Two people are expected to survive following an accident between
a car and a train at a railroad stop near the FOX 26 building in southwest
...

http://www.myfoxhouston.com/dpp/traffic/110121-southwest-houston-car-train-accident

Caltrain seeks answers
San Francisco Chronicle
... building a coalition to save the train system. On Jan. 29, Friends of
Caltrain, a community group, will stage its own summit at the railroad's
offices. ....

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/01/21/BA0M1HC6NN.DTL

The Local Buzz: Train to promote railroad safety
Pasadena Star-News
Union Pacific Railroad will continue its proactive efforts to enhance
public awareness of the need for railroad safety with a special train that
will ...

http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/business/ci_17149490

Railway guard killed by train in Nghe An
Thanh Nien Daily
It is not clear why Quyet was on the railroad at that time and how he did
not know that the train was behind him. Local authorities are investigating
the ...

http://www.thanhniennews.com/2010/Pages/20110120104209.aspx

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1/20/2011 Railroad News

1/20/2011 10:58:00 AM

1/20/2011 Railroad News

Toshiba wins 30 bil. yen train orders for Washington, Chicago
Mainichi Daily News
... to needs for urban rail and subway system upgrades and the planned
introduction of high-speed trains. Toshiba International's train driver
systems will ...

http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/business/news/20110120p2g00m0bu085000c.html

'Bring Your Own Train' to Transportation Museum
The Daily News Online
RUSH -- Budding empire builders can take the throttle and watch their
trains roll on a super-sized model railroad during "Bring Your Own Train"
days at the ...

http://thedailynewsonline.com/entertainment/article_8a1bbb1b-706c-51df-a434-c3f57c3be28b.html

Motorist falls asleep on tracks, struck by train
San Jose Mercury News
AP LOS ANGELES—Investigators say a Los Angeles motorist who fell asleep
behind the wheel while stopped on railroad tracks has survived after a
freight ...

http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_17147009

Drifter injured in chemical incident has history of illegally riding trains
Danville News
Nicholas R. Brooks, 27, was even charged by railroad police in Pennsylvania
last June with the misdemeanor offense of illegally riding a train. ...

http://dailyitem.com/0100_news/x530796202/Drifter-injured-in-chemical-incident-has-history-of-illegally-riding-trains

Train on Danbury Line strikes car at Perry Ave.
The Hour
Metro North reports that the car slid on some ice, went through the gates
of a railroad crossing, and hit the side of a passenger car of a train that
was ...

http://www.thehour.com/story/497863

UP excursion steam train
Skokie Review
Voting is going on now through January 17 for The Tuscola Run Route of the
Union Pacific Railroad Steam Train with stops in Rochelle, DeKalb, Villa
Grove, ...

http://www.pioneerlocal.com/skokie/news/community/3024180,skokie-comupex-012011-s1.article

Eastside rail line: Can suburbia deal with a freight train?
Crosscut
... railroad, GNP Rly, currently runs trains on the northern end of the
line, between Snohomish and Woodinville, and expects to launch an excursion
train ...

http://crosscut.com/2011/01/20/transportation/20531/Eastside-rail-line:-Can-suburbia-deal-with-a-freight-train-/

DM&E train derails near Walnut Grove
Redwood Falls Gazette
By Troy Krause, Editor According to the Federal Railroad Administration
Office of Safety Analysis, there are, on average, 1900 train derailments in
the US ...

http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/news/business/x100919085/DM-E-train-derails-near-Walnut-Grove

5 passengers hurt in MRT stampede
Philippine Star
ERNIE PEÑAREDONDO MANILA, Philippines - Another train disruption at the
EDSA-bound Metro Rail Transit (MRT) yesterday morning, that again caused
injury to a

http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=650066&publicationSubCategoryId=65

Driver falls asleep on railroad tracks, car cut in half
Los Angeles Times
A Pacoima motorist who fell asleep behind the wheel while stopped on
railroad tracks Thursday survived after a Union Pacific cargo train struck
and severed

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/01/driver-falls-asleep-on-railroad-tracks-car-cut-in-half.html

Driver falls asleep on railroad tracks, car cut in half
Los Angeles Times
A Pacoima motorist who fell asleep behind the wheel while stopped on
railroad tracks Thursday survived after a Union Pacific cargo train struck
and severed ...

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/01/driver-falls-asleep-on-railroad-tracks-car-cut-in-half.html

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1/19/2011 Railroad News

GE-Tessco Train-Safety Venture to Help Cover Railroads' `Dark Territory'
Bloomberg
... Corp. freight train that killed 25 people. Sensors would have detected
the risk of a crash and automatically applied the brakes, the Federal
Railroad ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-01-19/ge-tessco-form-partnership-to-sell-rail-technology.html

Report: Defective MRT train forces passengers to walk on elevated rail tracks
GMANews.TV
Passengers of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) were forced to walk on elevated
railroad tracks when one of the trains suddenly stopped between the Cubao
and ...

http://www.gmanews.tv/story/211028/report-defective-mrt-train-forces-passengers-to-walk-on-elevated-rail-tracks

Bakersfield gets $500000 for bullet train station design
Bakersfield Californian
The allotment results from recent negotiations between the rail authority
and the Federal Railroad Administration over how to spend some $2 billion
in ...

http://www.bakersfield.com/news/local/x864760419/Bakersfield-gets-500-000-for-bullet-train-station-design

It's official: SMART train coming to downtown San Rafael
Marin Independent-Journal
But SMART is forging ahead, now with a plan to establish rail service from
downtown San Rafael to Railroad Square in Santa Rosa to start in 2014. ...

http://www.marinij.com/marinnews/ci_17140861

High-speed rail agency to help buy LA rail station
Press-Enterprise
"Incorporating high-speed rail into a train station makes sense, but it has
to be done in a way that respects the historic character of Union Station,"
said ...

http://www.pe.com/ap_news/California/CA_LA_Union_Station_551062C.shtml

Berks County trucker killed as rig, train collide in Jersey
Allentown Morning Call
By Frank Warner, OF THE MORNING CALL A railroad train crashed into a
tractor-trailer in New Jersey on Monday, killing a Berks County trucker,
...

http://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/mc-berks-trucker-killed-as-rig-train-20110119,0,3799902.story

Tuscola Turn falls 3042 votes short to Little Rock
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
TUSCOLA – Area residents fell 3042 votes short in their efforts to bring
a classic steam train to Tuscola. The Union Pacific Railroad announced on
Tuesday ...

http://www.news-gazette.com/news/arts-and-entertainment/community-events/2011-01-19/tuscola-turn-falls-3042-votes-short-little-r

Autopsy: Ore. man died before train hit vehicle
The Columbian
... of the car missed a corner and the vehicle rolled a couple of hundred
feet before coming to rest on railroad tracks just outside the town of
Metolius. ...

http://www.columbian.com/news/2011/jan/19/autopsy-ore-man-died-before-train-hit-vehicle/

Railroad fans discuss local train history
Brookfield Elm Grove Now
By Aaron Martin For train enthusiasts, railroads aren't just a method of
transportation for passengers and cargo. Trains are a measure of the
economic and ...

http://www.brookfieldnow.com/news/114205224.html

Pa. trucker killed by freight train in NJ
Asbury Park Press
Norfolk Southern spokesman Rudy Husband said in an e-mail that the railroad
planned no release of information but would forward information to
Middlesex ...

http://www.app.com/article/20110119/NEWS03/110119065/Pa-trucker-killed-by-freight-train-in-NJ-

GE Transportation and TESSCO Form Long-Term Partnership
Citybizlist (press release)
... Technologies Incorporated announced today a long-term partnership to
offer Positive Train Control (PTC) solutions to the North American Rail
industry. ...

http://baltimore.citybizlist.com/1/2011/1/19/GE-Transportation-and-TESSCO-Form-LongTerm-Partnership.aspx

Are Railroads Still on the Right Track?
Morningstar.com
Most rails added carloads faster than train starts during 2010's third
quarter, boosting incremental margins. Building longer trains is key to
rail ...

http://news.morningstar.com/articlenet/article.aspx?id=366130

Search for answers about train rider's burns intensifies
Danville News
Norfolk Southern Corp. spokesman Rudy Husband said it's very doubtful the
man was injured on a train. The railroad doesn't operate trains between
that ...

http://dailyitem.com/0100_news/x233319503/Search-for-answers-about-train-rider-s-burns-intensifies

Steam train to run from KC
Omaha World-Herald
The railroad said the train will pass through Boonville, Jefferson City,
Chamois, St. Louis, Cape Girardeau, Dexter and Poplar Bluff in Missouri,
...

http://www.omaha.com/article/20110119/MONEY/110119611

Driver rescued by woman on South Jacksonville tracks, then charged with DUI
Florida Times-Union
Susan Ponder, who had witnessed the accident, then pulled the driver from
her wrecked vehicle as the Norfolk Southern Railroad train stopped 15 feet
short ...

http://jacksonville.com/news/crime/2011-01-18/story/driver-rescued-woman-south-jacksonville-tracks-then-charged-dui

Body found near train tracks in New Smyrna Beach
Daytona Beach News-Journal
By LYDA LONGA, Staff writer A man was found dead on the railroad tracks
Tuesday morning in New Smyrna Beach just south of Canal Street, police
said. ...

http://www.news-journalonline.com/news/local/southeast-volusia/2011/01/19/body-found-near-train-tracks-in-new-smyrna-beach.html

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1/18/2011 10:42:00 AM

1/18/2011 Railroad News

Little Rock took lead into deadline for classic steam train
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Late Monday night, it appeared that Little Rock had several hundred more
votes than Tuscola, but the railroad was not making any final announcement
until

http://www.news-gazette.com/news/living/2011-01-17/little-rock-took-lead-deadline-classic-steam-train.html

Woman Survives 30-Foot Fall, Narrow Miss By Train
NewsChannel5.com
A woman survived a 30-foot fall onto railroad tracks and just missed
getting hit by a train. Some say she cheated death not once, but twice. ..

http://www.newschannel5.com/story/13857358/woman-survives-fall-and-train

Body of woman found under CP train, Regina
Oye! Times
Police investigation up to this point indicates that the victim, now known
to be a 24 year-old female, entered the rail yard and crawled under a
train, ...

http://www.oyetimes.com/news/canada/8856-body-of-woman-found-under-cp-train-regina

Car struck by train in Rusk County
Chippewa Herald
... released Monday after her vehicle was struck by a train near Ladysmith.
Ramona Lincoln, 73, of Bruce, stopped her 1995 GMC Jimmy on the railroad
trucks,

http://chippewa.com/news/local/article_0f7e7420-231a-11e0-8542-001cc4c002e0.html

Car crash blocks San Marco railroad crossing after driver narrowly 
misses ...
Florida Times-Union
By Dan Scanlan A 26-year-old Atlantic Beach woman narrowly missed being
crushed by a Norfolk Southern Railroad train early Monday, after she
crashed on the

http://jacksonville.com/news/crime/2011-01-18/story/car-crash-blocks-san-marco-railroad-crossing-after-driver-narrowly

Vehicle is struck by train in Williamstown
Bennington Banner
Police are withholding the name of the operator because criminal charges
may be pending with the Boston & Maine Railroad Police, who are
investigating the ....

http://www.benningtonbanner.com/ci_17126468

Motorist tuned in to music doesn't hear oncoming train
The Missoulian
Listening to loud music in his car, a Missoula man was so distracted on his
Sunday drive he never noticed the Montana Rail Link train that was chugging

http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_e4d41096-21fb-11e0-b4bc-001cc4c002e0.html

Amtrak train, Fed Ex truck collide in Wallingford
Middletown Press
... train collided with a FedEx tractor-trailer truck laden with packages
this morning in what officials are calling “a low speed crash” at a
railroad ....

http://middletownpress.com/articles/2011/01/18/news/doc4d35b126cdacf703341331.txt

Bellevue: Railroad to again increase train speeds
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
Canadian Pacific railroad will again increase train speeds through Bellevue
as part of an agreement the railroad company signed with the city last
year. ...

http://www.thonline.com/article.cfm?id=308950

Students Remember Classmate Killed By Train
WFMY News 2
Christina Shae Brunes, 17, was found dead on railroad tracks near
McLeansville Road by deputies Saturday morning. She was found with a tent
and a change of ...

http://www.digtriad.com/news/most_popular/article.aspx?storyid=156755&provider=top

Metro-North Trains Running Late
The Daily New Canaan
Some train delays of up to 30 to 40 minutes are possible. Because of the
bad weather, platforms and staircases might be icy and slippery. The
railroad ...

http://www.thedailynewcanaan.com/news/metro-north-trains-running-late

Respiratory problems prompt train stop
Washington Post (blog)
By Washington Post Editors 4:54 pm Update: A CSX freight train sickened
seven railroad workers working on a railroad bridge near the Anacostia
River in ...

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/dr-gridlock/2011/01/big_red_line_delays_1.html

FedEx truck hit by Amtrak train in Connecticut
NECN
A crash between an Amtrak train and a FedEx truck was one of dozens of
collisions reported. The truck became stuck at a railroad crossing in
Wallingford. ..

http://www.necn.com/01/18/11/FedEx-truck-hit-by-Amtrak-train-in-Conne/landing_newengland.html?blockID=393446&feedID=4206

Arkansas wins steam train tour
Arkansas News
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas has won a contest to bring a Union Pacific steam
train to the state for an excursion tour, the railroad announced today. ...

http://arkansasnews.com/2011/01/18/arkansas-wins-steam-train-tour/

Woman In Car Nearly Hit By Train
WJXT Jacksonville
"I was like, 'Whoa, car going towards the railroad tracks?' It was crazy to
me, and the train was sitting right in front of the car," Jones said. ...

http://www.news4jax.com/news/26532233/detail.html

Downed Wire Cuts Some Train Service for Wednesday
The Daily Stamford
To make repairs, Metro-North Railroad announced it is making changes in the
Wednesday morning service. Here is a list of trains that have been canceled
or ...

http://www.thedailystamford.com/news/downed-wire-cuts-some-train-service-wednesday

Railroad buff to talks about Aptos' abandoned railroads
San Jose Mercury News
By Kimberly White -- Santa Cruz Sentinel This photo, taken in the 1890s,
shows a train carrying lumber from the sawmills to Aptos Station. ...

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_17130179

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1/17/2011 2:13:00 AM


Union Pacific's 
Great Excursion Adventure

I voted Tuscola! -  "DNatureofDTrain"

ps. No I am not going for honorary engineer lol ..

Railroad News 1/17/2011

Slow-moving train hits car playing loud music
Washington Post
No alcohol or drugs were involved. Odlin says the driver, a Missoula man in
his 30s, likely will be cited for failing to stop at a railroad signal.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/17/AR2011011701815.html

Police investigating Ramsey teen's death as suicide
NorthJersey.com
Soo Kang was struck and killed by the train about 5:20 pm Sunday near the
Main Street railroad station, said NJ Transit spokesman Dan Stessel. ...

http://www.northjersey.com/news/011711_Police_investigating_Ramsey_teens_death_as_suicide.html

Human remains found near CP railroad tracks in central Regina
Vancouver Sun
It is believed that the person — the gender of which has not been
confirmed — was dragged by a train for some distance. Where the person
was first hit, ...

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/thewest/Human+remains+found+near+railroad+tracks+central+Regina/4119981/story.html

Glen Ellyn gains steam in historic locomotive contest
TribLocal
(Photo courtesy of Union Pacific Railroad) Glen Ellyn resident John
Mulherin isn't exactly a train enthusiast, but he is hoping the community
is all board ...

http://triblocal.com/wheaton/2011/01/17/glen-ellyn-gains-steam-in-historic-locomotive-contest/

Troy hosts mega train show
Detroit Free Press
Billed as Michigan's largest one-day show, it featured more than 375 tables
of railroad-themed merchandise, exhibitors displaying live operating
layouts, ...

http://www.freep.com/article/20110117/NEWS05/101170330/1320/Troy-hosts-mega-train-show

Elgin freight train derailment delays Metra trains, closes streets
Chicago Sun-Times
Eight cars derailed just before 2 pm on Metra's Milwaukee District West
line -- a Canadian Pacific Railroad line -- at Raymond Street and Purify
Drive near ...

http://www.suntimes.com/3349282-417/metra-elgin-cars-derailed-canadian.html

Davis mayor opposes fence to block train tracks
Sacramento Bee
By Hudson Sangree For decades, folks from the Olive Drive neighborhood of
Davis have been walking across the railroad tracks that separate their
homes from ...

http://www.sacbee.com/2011/01/17/3329047/davis-mayor-opposes-fence-to-block.html

Model train fans are all eyes
Omaha World-Herald
Members of the Nebraska-Iowa Railroaders group, which preserves railroad
history and promotes train hobbies, stressed to model train enthusiasts the

http://www.omaha.com/article/20110117/NEWS01/701179955/0


Train hits car left on tracks in Lowell
Charlotte Observer
By Cleve R. Wootson Jr. A car was abandoned at a railroad crossing on
Robinson Street in Lowell early Sunday and then hit by an Amtrak train. ...

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2011/01/17/1986330/train-hits-car-left-on-tracks.html

Ramsey teen killed by NJ Transit train
NorthJersey.com
The teenager was struck around 5:20 pm near the Main Street railroad
station, said NJ Transit spokesman Dan Stessel. Witnesses told
investigators that the ...

http://www.northjersey.com/news/011611_Ramsey_teen_killed_by_NJ_Transit_train.html

Car Destroyed After Hit By Train
WMTW Portland
FALMOUTH, Maine -- A freight train struck a car on a Blackstrap Road
railroad crossing in Falmouth on Monday afternoon, destroying the car but
leaving the ...

http://www.wmtw.com/news/26518782/detail.html


Train hits SUV, driver hospitalized
WEAU-TV 13
A woman ended up in the hospital Monday after a train hit her SUV at a
railroad crossing. It happened around 5:45 Monday afternoon on State
Highway 27 in ...

http://www.weau.com/home/headlines/Train_hits_SUV_driver_hospitalized_114020479.html

Williamstown Police investigate train-into-car accident near Moore's Crossing
WRGB
Police are investigating a train-versus-car collision at a railroad
crossing Monday afternoon. Police say a Pan-Am Railways freight train was
traveling ...

http://www.cbs6albany.com/news/train-1282032-police-vehicle.html

Train collides with Semi-truck
MYfoxLUBBOCK.COM
The collision on the railroad tracks, near Great Plains Distributors,
backed up traffic in the 5700 block of Highway 84 Monday morning. ...

http://www.myfoxlubbock.com/news/local/story/Lubbock-train-semi-collision-highway-84/ME5jjwfFOEqdeHRgHQ1v6Q.cspx

NC woman's car is towed, hit by train
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
The car was sitting on railroad tracks not far from the woman's residence
when an Amtrak train crashed into it. Police believe the vehicle had been
towed, ...

http://captain.blogs.starnewsonline.com/11133/n-c-womans-car-is-towed-hit-by-train/

Man killed after being hit by train in Flagstaff
San Francisco Chronicle
Flagstaff police say a man apparently wearing headphones and walking his
dog on railroad tracks has been fatally struck by a freight train.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=%2Fn%2Fa%2F2011%2F01%2F17%2Fstate%2Fn140403S41.DTL

Regina woman dies after being run over by train
650 CKOM News Talk Radio
"Our investigation up to this point indicates that the victim entered the
rail yard and for reasons unknown crawled under a train, which was
temporarily

http://www.newstalk650.com/story/20110117/45764

Last Day to Vote in Train Contest
Southeast Missourian (blog)
Cape Girardeau is on the path of one of four proposed railroad routes to be
traveled this summer by Union Pacific's steam powered locomotive. ...

http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/mmiller/entry/39320/

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1/16/2011 Railroad News

Man killed by train on coast
SunHerald.com
Hargrove says Campbell had been running with a friend when they reached the
railroad tracks. Campbell was struck and killed by the train.

http://www.sunherald.com/2011/01/16/2781341/man-killed-by-train-on-coast.html

Train derails on city's south side
Chicago Sun-Times
By Janelle Walker For The Courier-News Jan 16, 2011 08:25PM Elgin and
railroad officials were on the scene of a freight train derailment Sunday
afternoon

http://couriernews.suntimes.com/news/3346492-418/train-cars-elgin-sunday-derailment.html

Man hit and killed by train
WLBT-TV
Campbell was running with a friend last night when he tried to beat an
oncoming train after they reached the railroad tracks. He suffered multiple
blunt

http://www.wlbt.com/Global/story.asp?S=13853405

Authorities: Test results should yield more clues into teen's death
Burlington Times News
The death of an Eastern Guilford High School senior found on the railroad
tracks near McLeansville is being investigated by the Guilford County
Sheriff's

http://www.thetimesnews.com/news/death-40255-guilford-authorities.html

Train derails on city's south side
Chicago Sun-Times
By Janelle Walker For The Courier-News Jan 16, 2011 08:25PM Elgin and
railroad officials were on the scene of a freight train derailment Sunday
afternoon

http://couriernews.suntimes.com/news/3346492-418/train-cars-elgin-sunday-derailment.html

Man hit and killed by train
WLBT-TV
Campbell was running with a friend last night when he tried to beat an
oncoming train after they reached the railroad tracks. He suffered multiple
blunt

http://www.wlbt.com/Global/story.asp?S=13853405

Authorities: Test results should yield more clues into teen's death
Burlington Times News
The death of an Eastern Guilford High School senior found on the railroad
tracks near McLeansville is being investigated by the Guilford County
Sheriff's

http://www.thetimesnews.com/news/death-40255-guilford-authorities.html

Car is repossessed, then hit by train
Charlotte Observer
... for a tow truck driver who apparently lost a repossessed car at a
railroad crossing on Robinson Street, where the car was hit by an Amtrak
train.

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2011/01/16/1985529/car-is-repossessed-then-hit-by.html

Witness: 'Tractor trailer was cut in half' in fatal NY Amtrak train crash
Justice News Flash
... hauling chickens to the Purina plant in Dunkirk apparently drove around
a railroad crossing gate, subsequently colliding with an Amtrak passenger
train.

http://www.justicenewsflash.com/2011/01/16/witness-tractor-trailer-was-cut-in-half-in-fatal-ny-amtrak-train-crash_201101166713.html


Alcohol a Factor In Jefferson County Fatality
myCentralOregon.com
The vehicle went off the road and through a field and landed on the
railroad tracks. Later, a Burlington Northern Train traveling northbound
struck the

http://www.mycentraloregon.com/news/local/1304140/Alcohol-a-Factor-In-Jefferson-County-Fatality.html

Train hits car in western Pa., killing woman
Centre Daily Times
... on McKinley Road in Big Beaver crossed a set of railroad tracks into
the path of a westbound Norfolk Southern freight train just before 10 am
Saturday.

http://www.centredaily.com/2011/01/16/2457054/train-hits-car-in-western-pa-killing.html

More Pats fans riding the rails to Gillette
Boston Globe
“This Patriots train seems like an opportunity to win over hundreds of
potential commuters who might not ordinarily use the commuter rail,'' he
wrote.

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2011/01/16/more_pats_fans_riding_the_rails_to_gillette/

Man killed when hit by train in Marysville
HeraldNet
The area involved is not a railroad crossing. "It appears to be a
deliberate act," Goldman said. Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman Gus
Melonas

http://heraldnet.com/article/20110115/NEWS01/701159905

Metolius Death: Car Crashes, Then Hit By Train
KTVZ
The car left the road, went through a field and landed on the railroad
tracks -- only to be struck by a northbound BNSF train about an hour later,

http://www.ktvz.com/news/26505474/detail.html

IDOT-Union Pacific deal contains no penalties for railroad
The State Journal-Register
“We're going to get much better train service out of it.” Harnish said
he believes there will be enough room for freight and passenger rail on the
line.

http://www.sj-r.com/firstinprint/x512656253/IDOT-Union-Pacific-deal-contains-no-penalties-for-railroad

Woman killed when train collides with car
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
... 45, was driving on McKinley Road in Big Beaver when he crossed a set of
railroad tracks, driving into the path of an approaching Norfolk Southern
train.

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11016/1118455-57.stm

High-speed corridor across state is touted
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
You may have heard the legend about how St. Louis missed the boat —
actually, the train — in becoming a pre-eminent hub of US railroad
activity back in

http://www.stltoday.com/news/traffic/along-for-the-ride/article_b8c7f699-694a-50fd-ae08-8bb3ec2f448a.html

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1/15/2011 Railroad News

Sheriff: Teenager's Body Found on Railroad Tracks
My Fox 8
No charges are expected to be filed against the conductor of the train,
said Powers. Posted signs around the tracks explain that trains travel the
railroad

http://www.myfox8.com/news/wghp-story-body-on-tracks-110115,0,5186543.story

Car crashes in Central Ore.; train hits it; 1 dead
The Columbian
(AP) -- Authorities say a car missed a turn in Central Oregon and wound up
on the railroad tracks, where it was hit by a freight train.

http://www.columbian.com/news/2011/jan/15/car-crashes-in-central-ore-train-hits-it-1-dead/

Fire at Atlantic-Flatbush LIRR Train Terminal
Patch
By Amy Sara Clark | Email the author | 8:57pm Dozens of firefighters rush
to the Long Island Railroad's Flatbush Terminal tonight to put out a track
fire,

http://prospectheights.patch.com/articles/fire-at-atlantic-flatbush-lirr-train-terminal

1 Killed In Beaver Co. When Train Hits Car
WTAE Pittsburgh
There was a Norfolk Southern freight train which was on the tracks at the
time the vehicle entered the railroad grade crossing and the vehicle was
struck by

http://www.wtae.com/allegheny/26506033/detail.html

Couple safe after train hits car stuck in snow
CBC.ca
"There was no derailment nor any injuries or apparent damage to the train
or rail line," Zaharuk noted, although the car was smashed.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/saskatchewan/story/2011/01/15/sk-rail-crossing-car-struck-snow-ruts-110115.html

Eastern Guilford Senior Fatally Hit By Train In McLeansville
WFMY News 2
The investigation is ongoing, according to the release. The Sheriff's
Office is working with Amtrak and Norfolk Southern railroad police.

http://www.digtriad.com/news/most_popular/article.aspx?storyid=156261&provider=top

8 injured in three-train crash in Phatthalung
The Nation
... train arrived, the train was parked at the station so that its engine
was used to retrieve the cargo train to the station to stop blocking the
railroad.

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/home/8-injured-in-three-train-crash-in-Phatthalung-30146462.html

Metro-North RR delayed by disabled train in Westport
Westport-News
Metro-North Railroad, which has been beleaguered with problems during the
onslaught of winter weather over the last few weeks, is having more
problems today

http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Metro-North-RR-delayed-by-disabled-train-in-958435.php

Students walk in front of train
Manteca Bulletin
The “Operation Lifesaver” passenger train made numerous runs up and
down the railroad right-of-way Friday in an effort to alert Mantecans of
the dangers of

http://www.mantecabulletin.com/news/article/20145/

2 men die in separate Wash. train fatalities
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Melonas says a man was struck by a BNSF train at 12:10 am near Marsyville,
Wash., about 50 north of Seattle. He says the man was on the tracks between
rail

http://www.seattlepi.com/local/6420ap_wa_train_fatalities.html

Check it out
Sacramento Bee
What: The Great Train Expo rolls this weekend into Cal Expo's buildings C
and D for model railroad fans. There will be train dealers, collectors,

http://www.sacbee.com/2011/01/15/3325888/check-it-out.html

Saving lives through railroad traffic enforcement, education
The Turlock Journal
Union Pacific used a special train that traveled the length of the railroad
tracks that traverse Turlock, while officers waited near crossings and
watched

http://www.turlockjournal.com/news/article/7511/

Long waits at railroad crossings raise frustrations
Jackson Clarion Ledger
"We have a law that says the train should clear the right of way within 15
minutes. "And it's supposed to be switching tracks, not just sitting there.

http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20110115/NEWS/101150330/Long+waits+at+railroad+crossings+raise+frustrations


Panel to vote funding for Davenport-Watsonville rail line
San Jose Mercury News
Union Pacific has agreed to sell the rail line for $14.2 million, and the
county has a three-year agreement with Sierra Northern to run a dinner
train,

http://www.mercurynews.com/central-coast/ci_17101239

Readers note railroad crossing problems
Evening Observer
He was on his way to the Nestle Purina plant with a delivery when the
accident occurred with an Amtrak passenger train. The e-mails and comments
from

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/554993/Readers-note-railroad-crossing-problems.html?nav=5047

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1/14/2011 Railroad News

1/14/2011 8:14:00 PM

1/14/2011 Railroad News

Tulsa city leaders meet with Oklahoma state leaders about the possibilty of ...
kjrh.com
Passenger Rail Oklahoma is the public-private group pushing the effort.
Officials want to use existing railroad tracks for the proposed passenger
train.

http://www.kjrh.com/dpp/news/local_news/Tulsa-city-leaders-meet-with-Oklahoma-state-leaders-about-the-possibilty-of-passenger-rail-service

Backers of high-speed rail deride report critical of plan
Orlando Sentinel
Orlando attorney Pat Christiansen, who chairs a state panel reviewing
high-speed rail, said the contract seeking bids for the train is structured
reward the

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/orange/os-high-speed-rail-response-20110114,0,3489615.story

Price tag up on railroad quiet zone project
Grand Island Independent
But Griepenstroh cautioned there will still be train horn noise at those
intersections -- particularly at Elm Street. The railroad will still need
to

http://www.theindependent.com/articles/2011/01/14/news/local/12854484.txt

Winner of train-naming game to be announced next week
Post-Bulletin
By Jeffrey Pieters And next Tuesday, the hundreds of people who suggested
names for a planned high-speed railroad line between Rochester and the Twin
Cities

http://www.postbulletin.com/news/stories/display.php?id=1440977

Mudslide hits train tracks
KAPS
(EVERETT)— The Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad says passenger and
commuter rail service is being suspended after a mudslide hit the main
tracks just

http://www.kapsradio.com/kaps-radio-660am-news-headlines/mudslide-hits-train-tracks/

Ely's other railroad museum faces closure
Ely Daily Times
It is the NNRy Museum - not the East Ely Railroad Depot Museum - that
operates the Ghost Train of Old Ely and manages the Nevada Northern Railway
complex.

http://www.elynews.com/articles/2011/01/14/news/news11.txt

Missouri's train neck and neck with nearest competitor
Blue Springs Examiner
Voting ends Monday, and the railroad announces the winner on Tuesday. The
railroad says it will take another three to six weeks to work out the
excursion

http://www.examiner.net/features/x104373039/Missouris-train-slips-back-into-second-place

BNSF Railway train derails in Perry
NewsOK.com
Faust said two heavy equipment companies have been called to help clear the
train cars. Crews hope to have the railroad crossing reopened by 7:30 pm
The

http://newsok.com/bnsf-railway-train-derails-in-perry/article/3532313

Teen run down by train fighting for his life
Salzburg Times
The teenager was waiting for a train to school at Lengau station when he
fell on the railroad tracks for reasons unknown. He was hit and run down by
an

http://salzburgtimes.at/news/General_News/2011-01-14/25554/Teen_run_down_by_train_fighting_for_his_life

Nebraska Man Injured in Train Car Accident
Lawyers and Settlements
McGillen is reportedly an Iowa Interstate Railroad employee, according to
the news provider. Riche explained that the train car was backing up toward
an

http://www.lawyersandsettlements.com/articles/railroad/train-accident-workers-fela-railroad-worker-5-15806.html

Train derailed in Perry Thursday night
NewsOK.com
About 10:30 am a Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railroad train derailed
on 7th Street at Birch Street in the middle of the city, said Perry police

http://www.newsok.com/train-derailed-in-perry-thursday-night/article/3532321?custom_click=headlines_widget

Time running out for old train station
Hamilton Spectator
Being a railroad man, I was allowed up in the engine and you'd see
Burlington coming and I knew my mother was there and I'd look to see her
waiting at the

http://www.thespec.com/news/local/article/473835--time-running-out-for-old-train-station

Old train offers a new look along Victorian Avenue
Reno Gazette-Journal
Its 1911 Pullman passenger car, for example, was converted in the late
1920s to an executive car for railroad officials. "This is where they had
meetings

http://www.rgj.com/article/20110114/NEIGHBORHOODS/101140302/1247/Old-train-offers-a-new-look-along-Victorian-Avenue

Commercial exploration of Luanda railroad begins Wednesday
Macauhub
Luanda, Angola, 14 July – The first commercial journey of the express
train of the Luanda railroad arrived Thursday in Malanje after a journey of
around 10

http://www.macauhub.com.mo/en/news.php?ID=10820

Giant Train Show
Farmingdale Observer
Sponsored by the Bethpage HS PTSA Council and the Northrop Grumman Model
Railroad Society at Bethpage High School, Cherry and Stewart Aves.,
Bethpage (exit

http://www.antonnews.com/farmingdaleobserver/calendar/12860-thefarmingdaleobservercom-calendar.html

TRAIN SPOTTING IN THE SKY VALLEY Sometimes what you see on the rails in ...
Sky Valley Chronicle
Most every town, large and small, boasted a train station of some type. ~
As the 20th century progressed, rail began to lose its shine and stride and
in the

http://www.skyvalleychronicle.com/FEATURE-NEWS/TRAIN-SPOTTING-IN-THE-SKY-VALLEY-br-Sometimes-what-you-see-on-the-rails-in-Skykomish-has-teeth-568069

LIRR train hits car on tracks in Farmingdale
Newsday (subscription)
By BILL MASON bill.mason@newsday.com A Long Island Rail Road commuter train
struck a vehicle Thursday evening that was on the tracks at a roadway
crossing

http://www.newsday.com/long-island/nassau/lirr-train-hits-car-on-tracks-in-farmingdale-1.2608084

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1/13/2011 Railroad News

1/13/2011 7:59:00 PM

"Not sure why.. or for how long this has been going on but things come up dated as 13th then I read the article itself and it says 13th. 12th or 14th.. So just a lil heads up you gotta look at the date on the actual article link of that makes a difference" - DNatureofDTrain

1/13/2011 Railroad News

Valley Railroad Cries Out For Rails-To-Trails Project
Hartford Courant
But we have the old Valley Railroad. Many of us have journeyed along a
portion of the railroad as part of the Essex Steam Train ride.

http://www.courant.com/community/middletown/hc-marteka-valley-road-0114-20110113,0,4486166.column

PRINCETON: Princeton Future offers light-rail line proposal
Packet Online
Propulsion for light rail is DC voltage from overhead wires. Light rail
could also be a dual-propulsion tram-train for aesthetic and operational
reasons

http://www.centraljersey.com/articles/2011/01/13/the_princeton_packet/news/doc4d2f9fcccb373972168904.txt

Two sanit workers injured after truck collides with train
New York Post
Railroad and Sanitation employees — who would not give their names —
said the truck driver was trying to beat the train as it chugged along
First Avenue.

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/two_sanit_workers_injured_after_ORCRLxnW6LvBbZ0dr6cOlK

Hawley's “roller coaster” rail days
NEagle
In 1885, the Erie and Wyoming Railroad absorbed the PCC and the gravity
line was abandoned. The first passenger Erie steam train ran between Hawley
and

http://www.neagle.com/highlight/x1799247394/Hawley-s-roller-coaster-rail-days

Police: Truck Driver Tried to Outrun Passenger Train
WBEN 930
... Dunkirk Police say the truck driver killed in a collision with an
Amtrak train on Wednesday drove around the lowered gates at the railroad
crossing.

http://www.wben.com/Police--Truck-Driver-Tried-to-Outrun-Passenger-Tra/8977517

Historic State Commission Might be Renamed
NBC Dallas-Fort Worth
No biggie for the Texas railroad commissioners, though. The state agency
pretty much gave up on overseeing train operations by the '60s and had all
but

http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local-beat/Historic-State-Commission-Might-be-Renamed-113484334.html

WashPost: Cal Rail Project Is Loco
Reason Online (blog)
The editorial board at Pravda on the Potomac can't find any reasons to
believe in the bullet train. Is that just more violent, tone-coarsening
rhetoric from

http://reason.com/blog/2011/01/13/washpost-cal-rail-project-is-l

Trucker dies in crash with passenger train
WIVB
It was several hours before the train got moving again. Authorities say
they're no strangers to responding to this set of railroad tracks.

http://www.wivb.com/dpp/news/southern_tier/Drivers-attempt-to-beat-train-ends-in-tragedy

Wake will be held for family killed in train crash
WANE
... the Waterloo exit, it flipped over an embankment, and down onto some
railroad tracks before being pushed about 2000 feet by an oncoming freight
train.

http://www.wane.com/dpp/news/wake-family-of-four-killed-in-train-crash-asking-for-help-funeral

Angola's war-ravaged railway re-opens
MSN Philippines News
Jana Antonio, 32, from Malanje, travelled to Luanda on a minibus but was
heading home on the new rail service. "It's cheaper and safer to take the
train,"

http://news.ph.msn.com/business/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4575940

LIRR Operating on Schedule; Delays Expected
Patch
A winter storm has again caused widespread problems on the railroad,
causing major commuter headaches. Among the morning cancellations was the
5:12 am train

http://glencove.patch.com/articles/lirr-operating-on-schedule-delays-expected-2

Tractor Trailer Driver Dead after Pulling Rig in Front of Amtrak Train Bound ...
InjuryBoard.com
The driver of a tractor-trailer is dead today after driving his rig around
the railroad crossing gates and into the path of a passenger train, ...

http://newyorkcity.injuryboard.com/tractor-trailer-accidents/tractor-trailer-driver-dead-after-pulling-rig-in-front-of-amtrak-train-bound-for-new-york-city.aspx?googleid=287450

Track crossings raise concerns
Evening Observer
Article 29 Section 1170 is titled "Obedience to signal indicating approach
of train." "Whenever any person driving a vehicle approaches a railroad
grade

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/554868/Track-crossings-raise-concerns.html?nav=5047

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1/12/2011 Railroad News

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1/12/2011 Railroad News

THE CROSSING GUARDS: Railroad police step up patrols
Morning Sentinel
STOP: Drivers stop at a railroad crossing for a passing train in Hinckley
on Tuesday as Chief Tim Falvey and Patrolman Robert Murphy watch for those
who

http://www.onlinesentinel.com/news/the-crossing-guards_2011-01-11.html

Storm will have strong impact on mass transit
7Online.com
The LIRR is running anti-freeze trains throughout its electrified system to
help reduce icing on the third rail. No overnight or morning train service

http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local/new_york&id=7892314

Expect train, plane schedules to change rapidly today
Poughkeepsie Journal
The MTA media office said Metro-North Railroad "anticipates operating on a
reduced schedule" today and urged riders to allow extra time.

http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20110112/NEWS01/101120333/Expect-train-plane-schedules-to-change-rapidly-today

Couple crosses Canada by train
Brush News Tribune
During Friday's installment of the Brush Area Museum and Cultural Center's
Sack Lunch program, Dale said the Brush couple's 14-day, 3000-mile railroad
trip

http://www.brushnewstribune.com/ci_17066657

Metro-North RR resumes limited service
Westport-News
The rail service was sidetracked between Stamford and New Haven as of 8 am
because of a train disabled in Bridgeport by the winter storm. ...

http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Metro-North-RR-resumes-limited-service-951912.php

12:15 pm: Middle Road crossings part of investigation
Evening Observer
Railroad crossing guards on Middle Road in Dunkirk are part of an
investigation after a Texas tractor-trailer driver lost his life when the
passenger train

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/554835/12-15-p-m---Middle-Road-crossings-part-of-investigation.html?nav=5047

LIRR Operating on Schedule; Delays Expected
Patch
Among the morning cancellations was the 8:35 am train from Syosset to Penn
Station. The Railroad reported that the 9:44 am train from Hicksville,

http://syosset.patch.com/articles/lirr-operating-on-schedule-delays-expected

LIRR: 'significantly reduced morning schedule'
liherald.com
The Railroad's aim is always to keep as much train service operating as
possible on all branches. But to ensure customer and employee safety,
service may be

http://www.liherald.com/stories/LIRR-significantly-reduced-morning-schedule,29923?content_source=&category_id=5&search_filter=&event_mode=&event_ts_from=&list_type=&order_by=&order_sort=&content_class=&sub_type=&town_id=

Metro-North RR sidetracked by storm-disabled train
Westport-News
... of a disabled train in Bridgeport. The railroad earlier this morning
had curtailed service because of the severe storm, running on a Sunday
schedule.

http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Metro-North-RR-sidetracked-by-storm-disabled-train-951912.php

Long Island Railroad
Yahoo! News
A Long Island Railroad (LIRR) train ticket agent checks for passengers at
Manhasset in New York January 12, 2011. The second major snow storm of the
winter

http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/Top-Stories-Photos-Long-Island-Railroad-LIRR-train-ticket-agent-checks-passengers-Manhasset/ss/705/im:/110112/ids_photos_ts/r2495108769.jpg/

MTA: Service Changes On Railroads; Subway, Bus Service Normal
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
6 train service has been suspended in the Bronx due to the snow. Meanwhile,
New York City buses are expected to run on a normal schedule.

http://www.wpix.com/wpix-transit-changes-0112,0,2169339.story

Keith Summey tries to stop the state's rail plan
Charleston City Paper
Taylor is right that the jobs will be "right there," but employees will
have to cross over fresh railroad tracks and face even more train traffic
on the

http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/keith-summey-tries-to-stop-the-states-rail-plan/Content?oid=2793438

City Room: Snowy Morning Commute Travel Guide
New York Times (blog)
Latest info » Long Island Rail Road: The limited weekday train service
includes the cancellation of 23 westbound AM rush trains and extremely
limited train

http://feeds.nytimes.com/click.phdo?i=9c04133a3ee3f4397d305ddda516ec19

Trucker dies in collision with Amtrak train in NY
Wall Street Journal
... NY — A truck driver was killed Wednesday after apparently driving his
rig around railroad crossing gates into the path of an Amtrak passenger
train,

http://online.wsj.com/article/AP99f73bf74aa54ffe990cb03f5317ba2e.html

Santa Rosa to spend $500000 on Guerneville Road rail station plan
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Like the plan the city already has done for the area around the proposed
train station in Railroad Square, the study will identify locations for

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20110112/ARTICLES/110119818?Title=Santa-Rosa-to-spend-500-000-on-Guerneville-Road-rail-station-plan

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1/11/2001 MLK honor

1/11/2011 3:02:00 PM

Many were like how come you did not update this the other day..
Well, I crawled out of the woodwork with my family, and we went to go watch this live.
I loved it.. The Choir, The Knightgale Steppers, the Drummers.. best of all the watching MLK's speeches on the big screen and knowing that many we saw performing and being honored has the same awesome, dream and goals that I been praying and hoping to see manifest. These events give me hope.. But I admit I am jealous to sometimes see people living and doing what I wish I could be doing instead of hiding behind a computer screen.. But truth is I grown so sensitive that even leaving the house now at all has grown into a challenge that I never expected to have. Watch this small clip enjoy, We honor the Dream of MLK for sure!. - DNatureofDTrain

Source: Janesville Gazette website. I did not make this video I was a member of the audience, and no you do not see me of course :) .



Other related Articles not to the event but to the Topic of MLK. :)

Historians fear that full legacy of MLK being lost in popular culture

http://www.gazettextra.com/news/2008/jan/21/historians-fear-full-legacy-mlk-being-lost-popular/



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1/11/2011 Railroad News

1/11/2011 3:25:00 AM

1/11/2011 Railroad News

Infant survives crash that claims four
The Detroit News
It rolled down a bridge embankment, ending up on the railroad tracks. A
train struck the SUV, pushing it about 2000 feet, police said. .

http://www.detnews.com/article/20110111/METRO04/101110367/1409/metro/Infant-survives-crash-that-claims-four

Public invited to eye railroad plans
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
The railroad also will talk about its track rehabilitation program and its
positive train control program that seeks to add computers to the
communication

http://www.frontiersman.com/articles/2011/01/11/local_news/doc4d2c0eaea1222967831868.txt

Semi stuck briefly on train tracks in South Bend
South Bend Tribune
SOUTH BEND - A semi-truck was stuck briefly in snow at a railroad crossing
in South Bend on Monday morning as an Amtrak train was approaching.

http://www.southbendtribune.com/article/20110111/News01/110119920/-1/googleNews

New train station eyed in Portland; former ferry terminal to be upgraded
The Forecaster
Councilor David Marshall said the train station discussion is one of
several rail-related topics that he wants the Transportation Committee to
discuss in

http://www.theforecaster.net/content/p-railstation-011211

Friends marvel at how boy survived train-car crash
Chicago Tribune
... Ind. Barbara Pierson's Kia went off Interstate 69, down an embankment
and landed on railroad tracks before a freight train smashed into it. ...

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-mi-trainembankmentde,0,6538931.story

It's official: Train horns in Tualatin fall silent starting today
OregonLive.com
Helping lead that effort from the beginning was outgoing City Councilor
Donna Maddux, who lives right next to the railroad tracks in southwest
Tualatin.

http://www.oregonlive.com/tualatin/index.ssf/2011/01/its_official_train_horns_in_tualatin_fall_silent_starting_today.html

Train silenced in Sussex?
Sussex Sun
Village President Tony Lapcinski also warned that the idea of spending
$35000 to $55000 on improvements on rail crossings so train whistles can be
silenced

http://www.livinglakecountry.com/sussexsun/news/113286699.html

Train Hits Car, Driver Not Injured
Hartford Courant
By CHRISTINE DEMPSEY, cdempsey@courant.com The Hartford Courant HARTFORD
— A driver with a broken snowblower that needed to be fixed tried to beat
a train

http://www.courant.com/community/hartford/hc-hartford-train-crash-0112-20110111,0,558608.story

LIRR suspends some service ahead of storm
Newsday
No overnight or morning trains will run between Speonk and Montauk after
Tuesday's 6:17 pm train passes Jamaica station, the railroad said.

http://www.newsday.com/news/breaking/lirr-suspends-some-service-ahead-of-storm-1.2601921

Transit Delays Expected Despite MTA's Snow Preparations
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By Andrew Grossman AP MTA employees cleared snow from the Q train tracks in
Coney Island after the December blizzard. Like Mayor Michael Bloomberg,

http://blogs.wsj.com/metropolis/2011/01/11/transit-delays-expected-despite-mtas-snow-preparations/

TriMet starts train 'quiet zone' in Tualatin
kgw.com
The only problem is that it's part of the law that horns have to be sounded
when they go across railroad tracks," said Tualatin resident Wayne
Wischmann.

http://www.kgw.com/news/local/Trimet-starts-Max-quiet-Zone-in-Tualatin-113274434.html

"Operation Lifesaver" Reminds of Railroad Dangers
TribLocal
Remember, the train always wins. Illinois State law is very strict with
respect to railroad crossings. * No motorist or pedestrian can disobey any
railroad

http://triblocal.com/downers-grove/community/stories/2011/01/operation-lifesaver-reminds-of-railroad-dangers/

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1/10/2011 Railroad News

1/10/2011 3:12:00 AM

1/10/2011 Railroad News

Many train riders need to show ID
Global Times
By Yang Ruoyu Several railroad stations announced they would enforce the
real-name system for passengers who purchase train tickets ahead of Spring
Festival

http://china.globaltimes.cn/society/2011-01/611066.html

Seconds from tragedy
The Bay of Plenty Times
Brother and sister Ryan, 22, and Keeley, 20, Jamieson were killed in 2007
when their car was hit by a train at the rail crossing at Te Tumu Rd by
Kiwifruit

http://www.bayofplentytimes.co.nz/local/news/seconds-from-tragedy/3936637/

Train event focuses on public safety
Bakersfield Californian
Although the man ended up with a ticket, his timing hardly could have been
more appropriate for what was taking place inside the train. Railroad
safety

http://www.bakersfield.com/news/local/x864760007/Train-event-focuses-on-public-safety

Semi stuck on train tracks in South Bend
South Bend Tribune
His rig to get stuck at a railroad crossing. Driver Rick Cook was making
his way across the railroad tracks at the intersection of South Olive
Street and

http://www.southbendtribune.com/article/20110110/News01/110119969/-1/googleNews

UPDATE: Occupants of van in Fruitland train collision identified
Delmarva Daily Times
“They did everything in accordance with Federal Railroad Administration
standards when approaching a public at-grade railroad crossing,” Husband
said.

http://www.delmarvanow.com/article/20110110/NEWS01/110110022

Train Crash Reported In Carroll County
KCCI Des Moines
They said they don't think the crash caused the train to derail. Officials
said that the UP railroad has a couple of engines it uses to move things
around

http://www.kcci.com/news/26429396/detail.html

Man Hit By Train Rewarded With $90 Fine
NBC Washington
According to the Star-Exponent, Jonathan Weaver was ticketed with failure
to stop at a railroad gate on Sept. 11, 2010. A southbound Amtrak train hit
the

http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local-beat/Man-Survives-Collision-with-Train-is-Rewarded-with-90-Fine-113206034.html

BNSF restores Seattle-Vancouver, BC, rail service
Seattle Times
Burlington Northern Santa Fe has restored freight train and Amtrak service
between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia. The Associated Press
Burlington

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2013896835_apwarailslide1stld.html

4 killed, child injured in crash near Waterloo
News Sentinel
The train was able to stop just west of the County Road 31 railroad
crossing. One of the women was ejected from the vehicle; the other three
women and the

http://www.news-sentinel.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20110110/NEWS/101100341

"Round abouts is the dumbest road design I have ever seen, so lets throw on one the railroad tracks, you have the dummy of the day award from me designer" - DNatureofDTrain

A railroad runs through it: Design considerations for car-train roundabouts
AnnArbor.com
The design of a roundabout at this intersection would need to cope with an
active railroad crossing running right through the middle of it. ...

http://www.annarbor.com/vielmetti/car-train-roundabouts/

600 seek bargains for train hobby
Youngstown Vindicator
Pope, 70, wore what he described as an authentic railroad-conductor hat
that he purchased from an estate sale. As vendors made clear, all train
models are

http://www.vindy.com/news/2011/jan/10/600-seek-bargains-for-train-hobby/

Person Struck, Killed By Freight Train
WPBF West Palm Beach
A person was struck and killed by a freight train early Monday morning in
Flamingo Park, police said. It happened shortly before 3 am at the railroad
tracks

http://www.wpbf.com/news/26427072/detail.html

3 Hurt After Van Collides With Train
WBOC TV 16
SALISBURY, Md.- Authorities say a van that failed to yield the right of way
to a train played a role in a collision that took place at a railroad
crossing

http://www.wboc.com/Global/story.asp?S=13814125

Deadly train accident
WPTV
Police were searching for clues to determine why the man was on the tracks.
The Florida East Coast railroad train involved in the accident was heading
south

http://www.wptv.com/dpp/news/region_c_palm_beach_county/west_palm_beach/deadly-train-accident

$91 in fees for man hit by train
Culpeper Star Exponent
... which is located about 500 feet from the railroad tracks. By Rhonda
Simmons The Mitchells man who narrowly escaped death after a passenger
train hit his

http://www2.starexponent.com/news/2011/jan/10/91-fees-man-hit-train-ar-763952/

Car hit by train, multiple fatalities
WANE
For some reason that vehicle left the pavement, went over the bridge and
fell on the railroad track below. The vehicle was then hit by an oncoming
train.

http://www.wane.com/dpp/news/car-hit-by-train-multiple-fatalities

Dante to make case to save train depot
TriCities.com
15 to submit plans to CSX in an effort to convince the railroad to allow
the community to have the old train depot. By Debra Mccown DANTE, Va.

http://www2.tricities.com/news/2011/jan/10/dante-make-case-save-train-depot-ar-763576/

Infant survives Waterloo rollover crash that kills 4
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
An eastbound train then struck and pushed the SUV about 2000 feet. The
train came to a stop about 200 feet west of the County Road 31 railroad
crossing,

http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20110109/LOCAL07/110119998

LIRR electronic signage, PA back up
Newsday
... a railroad official said Monday. The system, which provides riders with
train information, stopped working at nearly all stations at about 10 pm
Sunday,

http://www.newsday.com/long-island/nassau/lirr-electronic-signage-pa-back-up-1.2598694

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1/9/2010 Railroad News

1/9/2011 3:17:00 AM

1/9/2011 Railroad News

A train wreck of a decision
St. Clair Record
Armed with video footage of the accident from a camera mounted on the
train, the railroad argued that Guy Webb ran a stop sign posted at the
private

http://www.stclairrecord.com/arguments/232431-a-train-wreck-of-a-decision

Model railroad club holds annual open house
Lansdale Reporter
Only a true model train enthusiast knows the answer. “I'm still figuring
these things out,” said Wertan, a member of the Logan Engineers model
railroad club

http://www.thereporteronline.com/articles/2011/01/08/news/doc4d2943ad6a1a6939641947.txt

Danville train exhibit rekindles romance of the rails
Lexington Herald Leader
... connection of the Cincinnati Southern Railroad (another predecessor to
Norfolk Southern). "Danville and Junction City were once booming train
towns,

http://www.kentucky.com/2011/01/09/1592633/danville-train-exhibit-rekindles.html

Amtrak train hits car in Ellisville...passengers escape
WDAM-TV
Ellisville (WDAM)- An Amtrak train going southbound through Ellisville
struck a car at a railroad crossing Sunday evening, not long after a man
and two

http://www.wdam.com/Global/story.asp?S=13812209

All Aboard for Train Show in Niles
WKBN/WYFX-TV
Hundreds turned out for the 54th annual "Toy Train and Model Railroad Flea
Market." The event was held on Sunday at McNenamy's and is sponsored by the

http://www.wkbn.com/content/news/local/story/All-Aboard-for-Train-Show-in-Niles/8kNWo1LfvE6O2ajQYigdfA.cspx

Group seeks support for bike trail on old rail bed out of North Creek
Glens Falls Post-Star
JOHNSBURG -- Curt Austin has heard it many times for years, that train
traffic will resume on tracks north of North Creek, likely ruining plans
for a bike

http://poststar.com/news/local/article_cab25206-1c3b-11e0-8d38-001cc4c03286.html

The Ottoman train challenge
Jerusalem Post
Sadly, recent events have shown that even when a railroad line exists there
is no guarantee that it will provide efficient service.

http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Editorials/Article.aspx?id=202879

Progress After Acid Leak
WILX-TV
Canadian National and federal railroad authorities were investigating to
determine the cause of the derailment. The train, which Waldron said had
two crew

http://www.wilx.com/news/headlines/Progress_After_Acid_Leak_113160084.html

Driver who hit train in critical condition
Battle Creek Enquirer
... Pratt was southbound and in the right lane and apparently didn't see
the flashing railroad lights or gates and drove into the side of the
passing train.

http://www.battlecreekenquirer.com/article/20110109/NEWS01/301090007/Driver+who+hit+train+in+critical+condition

Crews continue cleanup of derailed train
Argus Press
Bannister said the railroad crossing would be closed for the next couple of
days. The train, which Waldron said had two crew members, was heading from

http://www.argus-press.com/news_local/article_bf4e8648-1b9e-11e0-a678-001cc4c03286.html

Police: Van driver at fault in collision with train
Delmarva Daily Times
At 6:41 pm, Fruitland police responded to the railroad crossing at E. Cedar
Lane after a Norfolk Southern train collided with a minivan.

http://www.delmarvanow.com/article/20110109/NEWS01/101090311/1002

Camarillo meeting to address train projects
Ventura County Star
By Kevin Clerici The 351-mile-long railroad corridor from San Luis Obispo
to San Diego is one of the busiest in the nation, and Caltrans and federal

http://www.vcstar.com/news/2011/jan/09/camarillo-meeting-to-address-train-projects/

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1/8/2011 Railroad News

1/8/2011 3:19:00 AM

1/8/2011 Railroad News

Train admirers chug on over to show at York Expo Center
York Daily Record
Children could also play with toy Thomas the Train sets on blue railroad
tracks and take part in other activities. Zacharre Senft, 3, sat on top of
his

http://www.ydr.com/local/ci_17044873

None injured after Holland train-car collision
HollandSentinel.com
A 17-year-old Holland man escaped injury by about three or feet Saturday
morning after failing to yield to an Amtrak train at a railroad crossing.

http://www.hollandsentinel.com/newsnow/x250687420/None-injured-after-Holland-train-car-collision

Man hospitalized after train slams into car
KHOU
Authorities said he attempted to drive around traffic that was stopped at
nearby railroad tracks and got stuck. Police said an oncoming train then
slammed

http://www.khou.com/news/local/Man-hospitalized-after-train-slams-into-car-113131664.html

Classic train to roar again in Oyster Bay
Newsday (blog)
Although that railroad technology has long been retired, Long Islanders are
still able to enjoy it thanks to the Oyster Bay Railroad Museum.

http://www.newsday.com/long-island/towns/long-island-now-1.1732330/classic-train-to-roar-again-in-oyster-bay-1.2593807

Driver in hospital after train slams into car
abc13.com
The driver stopped on the railroad tracks and a train slammed into the
passenger side of the car. The driver was the only person inside, and he
went to the

http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/local&id=7886775

Driver escapes serious injury
Rhinelander Daily News
... possible death after his vehicle slid through a train crossing and was
struck by a Canadian National Railroad train Thursday in the town of
Crescent.

http://www.rhinelanderdailynews.com/articles/2011/01/08/news/doc4d27a5c8bc456617739623.txt

Train collides with van in Fruitland; 3 injured
Delmarva Daily Times
... 2011 FRUITLAND -- A Norfolk Southern freight train and a Chrysler
minivan collided at a Cedar Lane and Route 13 railroad crossing shortly
after Friday

http://www.delmarvanow.com/article/20110108/NEWS01/101080337

Here Now - Rail museum to challenge longest-train record
StarNewsOnline.com
The Wilmington Railroad Museum hopes to break the world record for the
world's longest model train. The current record is 892 feet, 3 inches held
by a

http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20110108/COLUMNIST/110109772/-1/business?Title=Here-Now-Rail-museum-to-challenge-longest-train-record

Railroad workers laboring through the night at train derailment site
The Flint Journal - MLive.com
By Khalil AlHajal | The Flint Journal SHIAWASSEE COUNTY, Michigan —
Dozens of Canadian National railroad workers are working through the night
in Vernon

http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2011/01/railroad_workers_laboring_thro.html

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1/7/2011 General News

1/7/2011 6:43:00 PM

1/7/2011 General News

"Our Bloody Government instead of mass culling there is other ways to deal with that.. what dumbwits" - DNatureofDTrain

www.foxnews.com

Mass Bird Deaths Alarm Central New Jersey Community, The black carcasses of dead starlings still pepper the snowy roads and lawns of central New Jersey's rural Griggstown community three days after federal officials used a pesticide to kill as many as 5,000 of the birds.
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,483627,00.html

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http://new.music.yahoo.com/blogs/amplifier/51933/golden-voiced-homeless-man-captivates-internet/
new.music.yahoo.com

This clip speaks for itself -- literally. The Columbus Dispatch discovered a homeless man along Ohio's I-71 claiming to have "the God-given gift of voice," and what began as your everyday viral video has exploded into a life-changing experience for one man. Yesterday morning he was a panhandler;

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1/7/2011 Railroad News

1/7/2011 6:38:00 PM

1/7/2011 Railroad News

Train Envy: Will We Ever Get High-Speed Rail in the U.S.?
BNET (blog)
I've fallen in love with the Indian Pacific in Australia; Rovos Rail
between Pretoria and Victoria Falls in South Africa, the bullet train
between Tokyo and

http://www.bnet.com/blog/travel-detective/train-envy-will-we-ever-get-high-speed-rail-in-the-us-/306

Pickup may have hit train near Albert Lea
Austin Herald
BANCROFT — A pickup may have hit a Union Pacific Railroad train on a
gravel road about two miles north of Albert Lea. The Freeborn County
Sheriff's Office

http://www.austindailyherald.com/2011/01/07/pickup-may-have-hit-train-near-albert-lea/

Police: Sumner Man Not Hit By Train
KIRO Seattle
SUMNER, Washington -- Police in Sumner said on Friday that they do not
believe a man whose body was found near railroad tracks was hit by a train.

http://www.kirotv.com/news/26405181/detail.html

Britain Raises Terror Alert Level, Reports Say
New York Times
By ALAN COWELL LONDON — British authorities raised the level of terrorism
alerts at transport hubs including railroad stations and airports on Friday
but

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/08/world/europe/08britain.html

Residents evacuated after train derails
Detroit Free Press
Railroad spokesman Patrick Waldron said about 11 cars on the eastbound
train derailed. Mayor Dave Bing's plan to demolish 10000 vacant homes is
back on

http://www.freep.com/article/20110107/NEWS05/101070396/1322/Residents-evacuated-after-train-derails

Semi crossing railroad tracks hit by Amtrak train
KKCO-TV
(KKCO) - An Amtrak train has hit a semi truck near the intersection of G
Road and Highway 50. 11 News crews on scene say there are people still on
the train

http://www.nbc11news.com/localnews/headlines/Semi_crossing_railroad_tracks_hit_by_Amtrak_train_113105894.html

Acid leak cleanup ongoing after train tip in Mich.
BusinessWeek
The accident delayed an eastbound Amtrak passenger train that operates on
the same track and diverted it to Lansing, Waldron said. He said a damaged
rail

http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9KJQKTG0.htm

Norfolk Southern train spills 25 tons of grain
Roanoke Times
The train was transferring from a local storage rail to main rail lines,
Terpay said. Its destination was not given. Crews were sucking the grain
with hoses

http://www.roanoke.com/news/breaking/wb/273117

3 injured in Fruitland train, car collision
Delmarva Now
The mini van was dragged about a quarter of a mile from the railroad
crossing at Cedar Lane near the Uno Chicago Grille to midway the Hampton
Inn & Suites,

http://www.delmarvanow.com/article/20110107/NEWS01/110107054/3-injured-in-Fruitland-train-car-collision

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1/6/2011 Railroad News

1/6/2011 1:38:00 AM

1/6/2011 Railroad News

Elgin man's dream stays on track
Chicago Sun-Times
Schock said last week that he has talked to city staff about finding the
proper contact at the Union Pacific Railroad, which owns the site, and —
in these

http://couriernews.suntimes.com/news/3085306-418/keysor-elgin-monument-train-street.html

Nippon Sharyo Soars in Tokyo Trading After Winning Taiwanese Train Order
Bloomberg
The order extends Nippon Sharyo's participation in Taiwan's high-speed
railroad after the Japanese company supplied cars for the initial leg of
the system,

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-01-06/nippon-sharyo-soars-after-winning-taiwan-train-order-update1-.html

GUILTY PLEA IN WATERFORD TRAIN CROSSING CRASH
TheDay.com
Nineteen-year-old Sarah Mader tearfully pleaded guilty Wednesday to driving
over the railroad tracks on Miner Lane in Waterford at high speed in May
2009

http://www.theday.com/article/20110106/NWS02/301069448/-1/NWS

Guest column: Where public-private partnerships can take us
DesMoinesRegister.com
We called our little group This Railroad Across Iowa Is Necessary (TRAIN).
Our public-private partnership was eventually successful.

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20110106/OPINION01/101060323/-1/STATEFAIR/Guest-column-Where-public-private-partnerships-can-take-us

Bankhead Highway finally reopens after Douglasville train wreck
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Mike Morris, mmorris@ajc.com Train cars were piled on each other after a
derailment in Douglasville. The Norfolk Southern rail line through Douglas
County

http://www.ajc.com/news/bankhead-highway-finally-reopens-794585.html

The Uncertain Future of the High-Speed Rail Program
Sunshine State News
In other words, the billion-dollar project will result in increasing the
average train speed merely by 10 miles per hour. From what we can read
between the

http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/uncertain-future-high-speed-rail-program

Train car pins Omaha man near Council Bluffs, Iowa
KGAN
The Iowa Interstate Railroad is investigating. Richie says McGillen works
for the railroad. A railroad spokesman did not immediately return a call
from The

http://www.kgan.com/template/inews_wire/wires.regional.ia/29da88c6-www.kgan.com.shtml

Omaha man injured in rail accident
Radio Iowa
... Junior, an employee of the Iowa Interstate Railroad. Riche says the
accident happened around 3 AM, as the train, loaded with product for
Southwest Iowa

http://www.radioiowa.com/2011/01/06/omaha-man-injured-in-rail-accident/

Railroad clears tracks of 'severe' train derailment
The Commercial Dispatch
Alabama Southern Railroad has cleared the tracks of a train carrying
hazardous materials that derailed Tuesday in Lowndes County. The
Tuscaloosa-based ABS

http://www.cdispatch.com/news/article.asp?aid=9482

Omahan injured by rail car
Omaha World-Herald
McGillen is an Iowa Interstate Railroad employee. Riche said the train unit
was backing up south toward a gated entrance to Southwest Iowa Renewable
Energy,

http://www.omaha.com/article/20110106/NEWS01/701069856

Teen pits SUV against train
WALB-TV
... SUV's back end just over the railroad tracks near Clay and Back Streets
downtown. An approaching train came around a curve and didn't have time to
stop,

http://www.walb.com/Global/story.asp?S=13797896

Train with hydrochloric acid tips, leaks in Mich.
Washington Post
Railroad spokesman Patrick Waldron says 11 cars on the eastbound train
derailed about 5:30 pm He said local emergency responders ordered the
evacuations as

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/06/AR2011010607282.html

Authorities say man was struck, killed by train
Charleston Post Courier
A North Charleston man whose body was found Thursday on railroad tracks
near Dutton Avenue was struck and killed by a train, authorities said.

http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2011/jan/07/authorities-say-man-was-struck-killed-train/

Railroad worker loses leg in mishap
Journal and Courier
A train car then knocked down McVay, who was pulled underneath the rail
cars. Officers on the scene reported that McVay's leg was amputated in the
accident.

http://www.jconline.com/article/20110107/NEWS/101070332/Railroad-worker-loses-leg-in-mishap

Model railroad enthusiasts to converge on Wenham
Gloucester Daily Times
Railroad hobbyists can get advice, discuss scenery building and layout
construction with model train and railroad experts, and get answers to
model train

http://www.gloucestertimes.com/lifestyle/x991598281/Model-railroad-enthusiasts-to-converge-on-Wenham

Haridopolos drop-kicks high-speed rail
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
The sweeping late 2009 rail package, which supporters argued then was
necessary to win federal money for the high speed train, also provided
about $15

http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com/news_politics/2011/01/haridopolos-drop-kicks-high-speed-rail.html

Sioux City Continuing Railroad Safety Upgrades To Expand Quiet Zone
KCAU
But it's not so much the sight of the train that bothers folks, but the
sound. That's why Sioux City officials are upgrading many main railroad
crossings to

http://www.kcautv.com/Global/story.asp?S=13790886

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1/6/2011 General News

1/6/2011 1:25:00 AM

1/6/2011 General News

Sorry: You will just have to copy paste... the links I do not have time to make them all clickable at the moment.. html takes forever sometimes.. - DNatureofDTrain

"This kind of thing needs to come to a screeching halt" - DNatureofDTrain

Pittsburgh man latest to have home accidentally demolished
http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_thelookout/20110105/ts_yblog_thelookout/pittsburgh-man-latest-to-have-home-accidentally-demolished

"Good, but do not push the laws so far that children can not have fun with eachother to not all forms of teasing are bullying" - DNatureofDTrain

Anti-bullying program quashes playground gossip
http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_thelookout/anti-bullying-program-quashes-playground-gossip

"So, where can I buy one of these underground stations and turn it into a temple to Ogun :D .. just kidding no way I could afford it" - DNatureofDTrain

Underground Cities
http://whoknew.news.yahoo.com/?nc&vid=23734028

"common sense" - DNatureofDTrain

Top 10 Reasons Small Businesses Fail
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Top-10-Reasons-Small-nytimes-3522435825.html?x=0

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Baldness Breakthrough: Root Cause Discovered
http://news.yahoo.com/video/health-15749655/baldness-breakthrough-root-cause-discovered-23757868

"Another hunk of scrap going to save the fishes" - DNatureofDTrain

Cayman Islands sinking US ship to create reef
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap_travel/20110106/ap_tr_ge/cb_travel_brief_cayman_islands_wreck_diving

"Oh yeah!, out of all the security scans, and everything else. In the end it goes to show you that stuff is worthless, Lets all Sit on em! Hero for the Day! The Man who sat on Terrorism!" - DNatureofDTrain

Passengers overpower would-be hijacker on Turkish Airlines flight
http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_upshot/20110106/od_yblog_upshot/passengers-overpower-hijacker-on-turkish-airlines-flight

"Awesome.. me I think I never got past denial.. but mega millions I'd probably howl and pass out somewhere with excitement.. they would not think I had a heart attack they would think that thunderstorm was coming!" - DNatureofDTrain

Jackpot winner was 'pale, shaking' when he won
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_mega_millions

"This does not surprise me, I been doing all I can to recruit people to stuff to help earn a lil money to help combat this issue as well as fighting it on the home front.. Well. I have stepped up one level but I am still under poverty level earning wise" - DNatureofDTrain

Census: Number of poor may be millions higher
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_census_poverty

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Son of Iran shah kills himself in U.S.
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/us_iran_pahlavi_suicide

"Yes.. so much better for you.. not" - DNatureofDTrain

Best and worst bottled water brands
http://shine.yahoo.com/event/green/best-and-worst-bottled-water-brands-2436818/

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1/5/2011 Railroad News

1/5/2011 1:47:00 AM

1/5/2011 Railroad News

Train derails in downtown Douglasville
Times-Georgian
The derailed cars remained on railroad property and were not blocking any
streets. However, part of the train with upright cars blocked several
railroad

http://www.times-georgian.com/view/full_story/10861715/article-Train-derails-in-downtown-Douglasville?instance=west_ga_news

Dayton: Train-truck crash fatal to UPS driver from Soddy-Daisy
Chattanooga Times Free Press
A UPS driver from Soddy-Daisy was killed when he crossed a railroad track
and a freight train struck the truck in Rhea County. Terrell Hampton was
killed by

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/04/troopers-probe-dayton-tenn-crash-fatal-ups-driver/?breakingnews

Proposed Budget Bill Could Derail Iowa City Passenger Train
KCRG
By Mark Carlson, Reporter A train pulling executive coaches from the Iowa
Interstate Railroad pulls up to the old Rock Island line train depot
Tuesday,

http://www.kcrg.com/news/local/Proposed-budget-bill-could-derail-Iowa-City-passenger-train-112903309.html

Hiatus planned for fast rail line to Atlantic City
Cherry Hill Courier Post
The reverse trip consists of one train Friday, three Saturday and two
Sunday. That's 11 trips per weekend -- down from 18 when the line was first

http://www.courierpostonline.com/article/20110105/BUSINESS/101050319/Hiatus-planned-for-fast-rail-line-to-Atlantic-City

Rail line reopens after Douglasville derailment, but roads still closed
Atlanta Journal Constitution
By Mike Morris The Norfolk Southern rail line through Douglas County
reopened to train traffic early Wednesday, about 25 hours after 11 cars of
a freight

http://www.ajc.com/news/rail-line-reopens-after-794585.html

Calif. Amtrak ridership rising on state trains
San Francisco Chronicle
Barton Saunders and son Hayden, 3, get ready to leave Emeryville for an
Amtrak train trip to Sacramento. While everyone's talking about high-speed
rail,

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=%2Fc%2Fa%2F2011%2F01%2F04%2FBAMU1GU16Q.DTL

Coming very soon: MRT, LRT fare hikes
ABS CBN News
... and potential non-rail revenues, among others. Carandang said the
decision to hike train fares was "a choice we don't like to make" but the
government

http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/business/01/05/11/coming-very-soon-mrt-lrt-fare-hikes

Reviews of new mystery titles
Kansas City Star
... who works the railroads to attend the patients. More deaths and the
train's mechanical problems make the trip more harrowing than Hook
anticipated.

http://www.kansascity.com/2011/01/05/2562028/reviews-of-new-mystery-titles.html

BREAKING: Car-train collision injures driver
Terre Haute Tribune Star
TERRE HAUTE — One person was hospitalized after a train-car collision
just prior to midnight Tuesday at the CSX railroad crossing on Wabash
Avenue near

http://tribstar.com/breakingnews/x1091525502/BREAKING-Car-train-collision-injures-driver

Tuscola a finalist for steam locomotive visit
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
TUSCOLA – Tuscola is one of four finalist cities with a chance to host a
classic Union Pacific steam train later this year. The Union Pacific
Railroad

http://www.news-gazette.com/news/arts-and-entertainment/community-events/2011-01-05/tuscola-finalist-steam-locomotive-visit.html

Train wreck leads railroad worker to sue KCS
Southeast Texas Record
Kansas City Southern Railway employee Waylon Nalley is suing the company
for back and neck injuries he received more than two years ago in a train
collision

http://www.setexasrecord.com/news/232349-train-wreck-leads-railroad-worker-to-sue-kcs

TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck Closes Main Street Bridge; Train Blocks 21st Street
WJXT Jacksonville
On the Northside, railroad crews were working to get the train back on the
tracks. This story will be updated as traffic conditions change.

http://www.news4jax.com/news/26377131/detail.html

Accident on tracks near Jerome Place
NorthJersey.com
BY TERRENCE T. MCDONALD A person was hit on the railroad tracks near the
Jerome Place crossing, according to a woman whose daughter was on the
train.

http://www.northjersey.com/news/112958939_Accident_on_tracks_near_Jerome_Place.html

Train vs. Vehicle
Santa Barbara Edhat
DETAILS: : On 01-05-2011 at 5:41 AM Officers received a call of a vehicle
struck by a train at the Wagon Wheel railroad crossing. Upon officer's
arrival to

http://www.edhat.com/site/tidbit.cfm?nid=46187

Man dies two months after being struck by train in Seattle
Seattle Times
Dunkley apparently tried to cross the railroad tracks by crawling under one
of the stopped train cars, according to police. When he stepped out from
under

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/theblotter/2013854999_man_dies_two_months_after_bein.html

Plans are on track, but will train stop in Suffolk?
The Virginian-Pilot
"I'm all for bringing the railroad in, but I don't see how it's going to
help downtown businesses," business owner and former mayor Andy Damiani
said.

http://hamptonroads.com/2011/01/plans-are-track-will-train-stop-suffolk

Woman tops engineers' seniority list at LIRR
Newsday
Trepicione joined the LIRR in 1979 and now has been working on the railroad
longer than any other train engineer. Over the years and miles she's
covered,

http://www.newsday.com/long-island/nassau/woman-tops-engineers-seniority-list-at-lirr-1.2589498

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1/4/2010 Railroad News

1/4/2011 6:31:00 PM

1/4/2011 Railroad News

Train kills pedestrian near Fairview Avenue in Goleta
The Daily Sound
4, 2011 A train hit and killed a pedestrian on the railroad tracks near
Fairview Avenue in Goleta about 4 pm Tuesday afternoon, according to the
Santa

http://www.thedailysound.com/010411-TRAIN-KILLS-PEDESTRIAN-IN-SANTA-BARBARA

Train Derailment Shuts Major Douglasville Street
WXIA-TV
Up to 50 cars of a Norfolk-Southern Railroad train derailed early Tuesday
morning, forcing the closure of Bankhead Highway in downtown Douglasville.

http://www.11alive.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=171232&catid=40

Your mail: Fact of life
Alexandria Town Talk
But we must also realize the railroads operate 24 hours a day, seven days a
week. We all know train horns (formerly steam whistles) are loud.

http://www.thetowntalk.com/article/20110104/OPINION03/101040309

Auto-train crashes on the rise in 2010
Chicago Sun-Times
“A train that big can be millions of pounds. And all that mass takes time
to stop.” Illinois is the hub for the nation's more than 50 railroads,

http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/3144492-418/train-pew-2010-collisions-illinois.html

Display train benefits community
Emporia Gazette
This is the third year that the Emporia Model Railroad Club has set up the
display, which measures 45-feet long and 24-feet wide, with multiple train
tracks

http://www.emporiagazette.com/news/2011/jan/03/display-train-benefits-community/

Police say train death was suicide
Times Record News
... on the railroad tracks in the 3800 block of Iowa Park Road shortly
after 7 pm Monday. She was struck by a Burlington Northern-Santa Fe freight
train.

http://www.timesrecordnews.com/news/2011/jan/03/no-headline---train-ped_folo/

Busing, shops might be heading to train station
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - MLive.com
Hodges often travels back and forth from Jackson on the train to visit
family. Jackson's historic railroad station could get shops, a restaurant
and bus

http://www.mlive.com/news/jackson/index.ssf/2011/01/busing_shops_might_be_heading.html

Chambers rail against Metra change
Chicago Sun-Times
“The formation of the Burlington Northern Railroad through our west
suburban communities is why they are so strong today,” he said. “

http://couriernews.suntimes.com/news/3143898-418/metra-board-regional-county-local.html

LIRR: Back on track after delays from debris
Newsday
... according to the LIRR. The 6:04 pm eastbound train from Atlantic
Terminal due in Ronkonkoma at 7:27 pm was canceled, railroad officials
said.

http://www.newsday.com/long-island/lirr-back-on-track-after-delays-from-debris-1.2586803

Payson rail car owner helps vets get to big game
Payson Roundup
In 2005 Bennett Levin, a fellow railroad car owner, created the concept of
operating a special train named the Liberty Limited as a way to honor
wounded

http://www.paysonroundup.com/news/2011/jan/04/payson-rail-car-owner-helps-vets-get-big-game/

Train-vehicle crash fatalities at 5-year high
Chicago Tribune
Fatalities stemming from train-vehicle collisions at railroad crossings in
Illinois increased last year for the first time in more than five years,

http://www.chicagobreakingnews.com/2011/01/train-vehicle-crashes-illinois-increase-in-2010.html

Train carrying hazardous chemicals derails in Lowndes County
The Commercial Dispatch
The westbound Alabama Southern Railroad train hit a broken rail at about
7:30 am, overturning 12 cars, according to Columbus Fire and Rescue. ...

http://www.cdispatch.com/news/article.asp?aid=9434

UPDATE: Officials identify Longview man hit by train
KETK
A witness said the victim was walking down the railroad tracks waving at
the train as it came towards him. He was ultimately struck and killed by
the train.

http://www.ketknbc.com/news/update-officials-identify-longview-man-hit-by-train

Teen was trying to race train to intersection, police say
Charleston Gazette
A teenager was killed in Lincoln County on Monday after apparently trying
to race a train to a railroad crossing. The 16-year-old male, from
Branchland,

http://wvgazette.com/MostPopular/201101040404

Train hits truck in Kings Mountain
Charlotte Observer
By Steve Lyttle No injuries were reported early Tuesday morning when an
Amtrak train slammed into a tractor-trailer that was stuck on a railroad
crossing in

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2011/01/04/1954928/train-hits-truck-in-kings-mountain.html

Texas town to designate five quiet zones
Progressive Rail Roading
... Railway Co. to improve intersections and upgrade crossings to meet the
Federal Railroad Administration's train horn rule and quiet zone
requirements.

http://www.progressiverailroading.com/news/article/Texas-town-to-designate-five-quiet-zones--25383

Union Pacific sues truck driver for causing train derailment
The Louisiana Record
The Union Pacific train struck the truck, causing derailment of engines and
cars. The derailment caused severe damage to Union Pacific equipment, rail
track

http://www.louisianarecord.com/news/232298-union-pacific-sues-truck-driver-for-causing-train-derailment

The Angola Horror of 1867; Train crash led to rail safety
WBFO
Founded six years before the rail line brought a great tragedy to the small
village. It was exactly a week before Christmas, 1867. A train from
Cleveland to

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wbfo/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1744519/WBFO.News/The.Angola.Horror.of.1867.Train.crash.led.to.rail.safety

2 suffer minor injuries in crash with train
abc27
... girl sustained minor injuries when their vehicle was struck by an
oncoming train as they went through a railroad crossing, according to state
police.

http://www.abc27.com/Global/story.asp?S=13778855

Train Derailment Shuts Major Douglasville Street
WXIA-TV
Up to 50 cars of a Norfolk-Southern Railroad train derailed early Tuesday
morning, forcing the closure of Bankhead Highway in downtown Douglasville.

http://www.11alive.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=171232&catid=40

Your mail: Fact of life
Alexandria Town Talk
But we must also realize the railroads operate 24 hours a day, seven days a
week. We all know train horns (formerly steam whistles) are loud.

http://www.thetowntalk.com/article/20110104/OPINION03/101040309

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1/3/2010 Railroad News

1/3/2011 6:27:00 PM

1/3/2011 Railroad News

Man Killed by Freight Train in East Palestine
WYTV
It happened just before 3 am New Year's Day. Police are still investigating
the incident. It's still unclear exactly why the man was on the railroad
tracks

http://www.wytv.com/mostpopular/story/Man-Killed-by-Freight-Train-in-East-Palestine/8R1QTwRhv0-37Mt2ALOczQ.cspx

Let's try to get a Fort-to-Indy interurban rail line up and running
News Sentinel
Well, perhaps it's time to re-examine Indiana's railroad heritage and go
back to the future with the kind of interurban train system the state had
100 years

http://www.news-sentinel.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20110103/EDITORIAL/101030320

Rocky Mount Man Killed After Being Struck By Train
NBC17.com
... Staff According to police, 39-year-old Tommy Richardson, was walking
across the railroad crossing at East Grand Avenue when he was struck by a
train.

http://www2.nbc17.com/news/2011/jan/03/rocky-mount-man-killed-after-being-struck-train-ar-663172/

'Quiet Zones' go into effect at five Frisco railroad crossings
Frisco Enterprise
You should never attempt to go around or under an active railroad gate.”
In addition, warning signs indicating there is no train horn will be
installed on

http://www.friscoenterprise.com/articles/2011/01/03/frisco_enterprise/news/272.txt

City railroad crossings to be paved
Covington News
By Gabriel Khouli gkhouli@covnews.com 678-750-5009 Those pesky stop signs
located at railroad crossings in Covington where the train no longer runs
should

http://www.covnews.com/section/13/article/16553/

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1/2/2011 Railroad News N Casey Jones

1/2/2011 6:19:00 PM

1/2/2011 Railroad News

CaseyJones:

Casey Jones heads list in 9-county trails plan
Marshall Independent
At the top of the list is the Casey Jones Trail in Murray and Pipestone
counties. The proposed trail would pave the surface of an old railroad bed,

http://www.marshallindependent.com/page/content.detail/id/525641/Casey-Jones-heads-list-in-9-county-trails-plan.html?nav=5015

Toy train flea market is Sunday
Warren Tribune Chronicle
The Youngstown Model Railroad Association will hold a TOY TRAIN AND MODEL
RAILROAD FLEA MARKET from 10 am to 3:30 pm Sunday at McMenamy's Banquet
Hall,

http://www.tribtoday.com/page/content.detail/id/551379/Toy-train-flea-market-is-Sunday.html?nav=5005

Commuters left waiting for new trains say daily commute on M-2s an assault on ...
Ct Post
This northbound M-2 train is near the Southport railroad station on Tuseday
December 28, 2010. Photo: John Burgeson / Connecticut Post | Buy This Photo
Ryan

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Commuters-left-waiting-for-new-trains-say-daily-933008.php

Man Killed by Freight Train in East Palestine
WYTV
Police are still investigating the incident and notifying family members.
It's still unclear exactly why the man was on the railroad tracks at the
time.

http://www.wytv.com/content/news/local/story/Man-Killed-by-Freight-Train-in-East-Palestine/8R1QTwRhv0-37Mt2ALOczQ.cspx

Officials: Rock River Valley could benefit from focus on rail
Rockford Register Star
In 2010, northern Illinois reecived news of Amtrak service, a rail car
factory in Rochelle, a high-speed train manufacturer to recruit and the
growing

http://www.rrstar.com/businessrockford/x1733660077/Officials-Rock-River-Valley-could-benefit-from-rail-boom

Worries Follow Route of California's High-Speed Line
New York Times
... disparagingly referred to it as “the train to nowhere.” “For the
California High-Speed Rail Authority to choose this route is to
significantly undermine

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/03/us/03borden.html

Safety top priority around train tracks
Pauls Valley Daily Democrat
Derrick Jolley, Pauls Valley's new assistant police chief, says these
railroad police officers won't hesitate to stop you if you're crossing at
the wrong

http://paulsvalleydailydemocrat.com/local/x2131361401/Safety-top-priority-around-train-tracks

Here's to adventurous birthdays in the new year
News Chief
For instance, we could drive to Fort Myers and take the Seminole Gulf
Railroad Dinner Mystery Train. We won't get off the train until after 10 in
the

http://www.newschief.com/article/20110102/NEWS/101025029/1009/living?Title=Here-s-to-adventurous-birthdays-in-the-new-year

3 carnival workers flee fire in train Orlando
MiamiHerald.com
Three carnival workers have had to find a new place to live after their
railroad car caught on fire in Orlando. The Orange County Fire Rescue
Department

http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/01/02/1997009/3-carnival-workers-flee-fire-in.html

Railroad quiet zone to be operational Dec. 31
Hudson Hub-Times
The work included signal upgrades by the railroad that lower the gates
before the train reaches the crossing, no matter how fast it is traveling,

http://www.hudsonhubtimes.com/news/article/4956065

Weyerhaeuser railroad lines sold to Patriot Corp.
Longview Daily News
The Weyerhaeuser Woods Railroad, completed in 1928, hauled logs from the
company's Mount St. Helens tree farm to the Longview mill. The C&C train,
which

http://tdn.com/news/local/article_c950de5c-154f-11e0-8c4a-001cc4c002e0.html

Main killed when struck by train in EP
SalemNews.net
According to East Palestine Police, the reason for the male being on the
railroad tracks was unknown at the time of a press statement release.

http://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/536114/Main-killed-when-struck-by-train---.html

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1/1/2011 Railroad News

1/1/2011 6:11:00 PM

1/1/2011 Railroad News

Train slams into stranded truck in Converse
San Antonio Express
By Guillermo X. Garcia A flatbed big rig carrying a crane became stuck on
railroad tracks and was struck by a Union Pacific train Friday afternoon,

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Train-slams-into-stranded-truck-in-Converse-931085.php

Railroad crossings
Minot Daily News
When a Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train and a trailer being
pulled by a one-ton pickup collided at a crossing on the railroad tracks
near Ross Dec

http://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/550556/Railroad-crossings.html?nav=5010

Woman dies after train-car wreck
Chicago Sun-Times
... died Thursday night after the car she was riding in allegedly went
around railroad crossing gates and was struck by a New York City-bound
Amtrak train.

http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/3100584-418/train-amtrak-car-patrice-bound.html

Derailed Train Shuts Down I-84 In Eastern Ore.
KPTV Portland
A train has derailed between Baker City and Ontario, closing Interstate 84
in both directions. Union Pacific Railroad spokesman Aaron Hunt says no
materials

http://www.kptv.com/traffic/26333741/detail.html

Killing train kills private projects
Columbus Dispatch
The plant would have employed up to 200 when fully staffed, said Mike
Pracht, president and chief executive officer of the Columbus-based
railroad-car

http://www.dispatch.com/live/content/local_news/stories/2011/01/01/killing-train-kills-private-projects.html?sid=101

Train Collides With Car At Railroad Crossing
WILX-TV
A two-car crash in Meridian Township left one car stranded on the railroad
tracks as a train was coming. It happened around 6:30 last night at the
Railroad

http://www.wilx.com/news/headlines/Train_Collides_With_Car_At_Railroad_Crossing_112745274.html

Plastic back on track with Metro-North tickets
Danbury News Times
Rail riders could still purchase tickets at the station or onboard the
train, but only by using cash. Some, but not all, of the ticket vending
machines

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Plastic-back-on-track-with-Metro-North-tickets-931013.php

I-84 reopens in E. Oregon after train derailment delays
KTVB
Union Pacific Railroad spokesman Aaron Hunt said no materials that could
harm people were aboard the westbound freight cars that derailed about
11:40 am

http://www.ktvb.com/news/Interstate-84-closed-from-Ontario-to-Baker-City-due-to-train-derailment-112725844.html

A train that Ohioans were lucky to miss: Brent Larkin
Plain Dealer
A far better use of the rail money would have been to build a new system
with 120-mph train service linking the Cleveland and Akron airports. ...

http://www.cleveland.com/opinion/index.ssf/2011/01/a_train_that_ohioans_were_luck.html

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iNews880.com
RCMP say they were notified in time to alert CN Rail which quickly
contacted the operator of an oncoming train who was able to hit on the
brakes in time.

http://www.inews880.com/Channels/Reg/LocalNews/story.aspx?ID=1337273

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Happy New Years!

1/1/2011 1:19:00 PM

I know I was a little late in posting this ... this time around but had fun watched the countdown with some family last night, And then since we did not have snow.. I could not do barefoot in the snow but I did run around barefoot in 30 degrees weather and howled like a coyote .. and I found a small patch of ice and danced on that and howled, Oh yes traditions my silly traditions.. I had a blast night.... even if I only got 6 drops of non alcoholic wine.... My family offered me the real deal and I said no thanks for the fire water.. as my mom always gets this morbidly insulting look on her face..Then I said see I have had enough Whine for the night.. She said you mean whining.. I said no whine with an h lol... Had fun.. Happy Years Everyone! May your years bring you happiness, prosperity, and lots of good luck. :) - DNatureofDTrain


I will post a link to my other blog with my top New Years videos pick from youtube.
- DNatureofDTrain

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