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12/31/2011 5:53:00 PM

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TRAIN: Man with 'Railroad' tattoo struck by train ladder
Mid Columbia Tri City Herald
(AP) — A homeless man with the word “Railroad” tattooed on his chest
is expected to survive being struck by a ladder attached to the side of a
moving train hours after he was released from an Oregon prison and began
drinking alcohol. ...

Friends, colleagues heartbroken over fatal train crash
Today's TMJ4
It happened about a half mile before the intersection of Wisconsin Highway
16 and Hustisford Rd. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said Dragan was
driving across railroad tracks that run over a private driveway. He had
been on his way to deliver ...

LIRR Adds Trains For New Years Celebration
Pam Robinson The Long Island Rail Road has added 10 additional westbound
trains to Penn Station Saturday evening for New Year's Eve, including
trains that will pass through Huntington Station. An additional 14 trains
have been added eastbound out of ...

County, FPL working on rail trail from Ellenton to Willow
Bradenton Herald
The path would run along the tracks of an existing train track owned by
FPL, which carries equipment to the plant in Manatee about twice a year.
The hope is for the projected path to provide recreational activities for
residents. “It's a good idea, ...

2011: Weathering a stormy year
Marshall Independent
1: Casey Jones Trail was at the top of a list for a 9-county trails plan.
The Regional Development Commission released a comprehensive trails plan
aimed to prioritize proposed trails across southwest Minnesota.The proposed
trail would pave the surface ...

Scale Railroad Train | The Model Train Collector
All aboard the Walt Disney World Resort Railroad Train Set for an
incredible Disney adventure! Mickey Mouse and friends ride the rails on
this Disney train set ...

Driver dies in collision with Amtrak train in Wis.
Chicago Tribune
Sheriff Paul Milbrath says Michael Dragan of Oconomowoc
(oh-KAHN'-ah-mah-wahk) was driving down a private driveway that crosses
railroad tracks when he collided with a westbound Amtrak train. Dragan died
at the scene. Amtrak spokeswoman Vernae Graham ...,0,7519984.story

For CP investors, a blunt leader may be the solution
Globe and Mail
The train industry veteran being courted to run Canadian Pacific Railway
Ltd. CP-T , a company under investor pressure to make drastic changes, is
known for being blunt and uncompromising when pushing for fast
improvements. Hunter Harrison, who served ...

Top Stories 2011: High-speed rail upgrades
The Track Renewal Train came through Central Illinois from May to August.
(Photo courtesy of IDOT) NORMAL – One of the top stories of 2011 in
Central Illinois is high-speed rail upgrades and work on the Uptown
Station. But what happened this year?

Man with 'Railroad' tattoo hit by train, cited
A train operator reportedly saw him standing on the tracks and sounded the
horn. Rector said Loyd responded by lifting up his shirt and showing off a
tattoo of the word "Railroad" on his chest as the train moved toward him.
As Loyd slowly moved off the ...

Bigjigs Toys to Present Its Best-Selling Bigjigs Rail and Bigjigs Heritage ... (press release)
Bigjigs Rail offers award-winning wooden railway systems and is the perfect
choice for children starting a wooden train and rail collection. The
Bigjigs Rail collection includes everything a child could need: train
tables, wooden trains, tracks,

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An American Walks in Space

On June 3, 1965, one hundred and 20 miles above the earth, Major Edward H. White II opens the hatch of the Gemini 4 and steps out of the capsule, becoming the first American astronaut to walk in space.

President Adams Settles in New Capital

On June 3, 1800, John Adams, the second president of the United States, becomes the first president to reside in Washington, D.C., when he takes up residence at Union Tavern in Georgetown.

Babe Ruth Retires

On June 2, 1935, Babe Ruth, one of the greatest players in the history of baseball, ends his Major League playing career after 22 seasons, 10 World Series and 714 home runs.

Babe Ruth Retires

On June 2, 1935, Babe Ruth, one of the greatest players in the history of baseball, ends his Major League playing career after 22 seasons, 10 World Series and 714 home runs.

American Civil War Ends

On June 2, 1865, in an event that is generally regarded as marking the end of the Civil War, Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith, commander of Confederate forces west of the Mississippi, signs the surrender terms offered by Union negotiators. With Smith's surrender, the last Confederate army ceased to exist, bringing a formal end to the bloodiest four years in U.S. history.

CNN Launches

On June 1, 1980, CNN (Cable News Network), the world's first 24-hour television news network, makes its debut.

Nissan Motor Company Founded

On June 1, 1934, the Tokyo-based Jidosha-Seizo Kabushiki-Kaisha (Automobile Manufacturing Co., Ltd. in English) takes on a new name: Nissan Motor Company.

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12/31/2011 12:08:00 AM

Railroad News I missed within this last year: Mixed Dates:

Railroad News I Missed

October 19th 2011 Launches Train Stations Category - Tracking news and events in the railroad industry
These categories are Amtrak, Freight Rail, High-Speed Rail, Passenger Rail
and Railroad Events. Today, we are excited about the launch of a new
category, titled Train Stations. The train station is the starting point
for all train travel, ...

HO Model Railroad: Set with 2 engines ; Trains Layout parts
The train set is $60.00. The chest with layout parts is $35. These prices
are FIRM, but you may have both for $85. If you reply to this by email, add
some personal ...

Railroad Stories: Boarded the Wrong Train
Adventure began when family boarded the wrong train.

Rail Fans Come to Pacific for Day of Train Watching
The Missourian
Jim Schwinkendorf, left, and Gary Gross point to a large screen showing
train movements between St. Louis and Jefferson City and Springfield and
St. Louis while other rail fans keep their eyes on the train passing on the
tracks. ...

Officials get rail safety education
(WALA) - Officials say Alabama ranks seventh in the nation for train versus
vehicle accidents and tenth for fatalities. That's why "Operation Life
Saver" showed city officials and first responders how drivers react to
railroad crossings from the ...

All aboard! Model railroad show at the fairgrounds Saturday
Herald and News
Model train enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy trains and train memorabilia
at the fourth annual Model Railroad Show and Sales Event Saturday and
Sunday at the Klamath County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall A. There will be
operating train layouts in a ...

Man killed by train not yet identified
Middletown Journal
Around 11 pm Tuesday, the male pedestrian, whose name has not been
released, was crossing CSX railroad tracks south of High Street near Martin
Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, according to Hamilton police. The southbound
train struck him and the man died at ...

54th annual railroad show at the Veterans Memorial Fieldhouse
MU The Parthenon
The Appalachian Railroad Society is hosting its 54th annual show Nov. 25 to
Nov. 27. The show will consist of displays and vendors related to railroads
and trains. "Since the first show in 1958, this has been the longest
running model railroad show in ...

Trains collide in Colton disrupting traffic on railroad I10 | The ...
Two freight trains collided beneath Interstate 10 in Colton early Tuesday,
scattering six rail cars along tracks near one of the nation's largest
railroad ...

October 18th 2011

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$22.5M settlement reached in 2009 derailment that killed woman
Chicago Tribune
The family of a woman who died in a firey Rockford train derailment in 2009
was awarded $22.5 Million to settle a lawsuit against three railroad
companies, officials announced today. Jose Tellez, 40, was with his wife
Zoila and their daughter on June ...,0,7583223.story

3 hurt as PNR train hits cab at railroad crossing in Manila
By Karen Boncocan MANILA, Philippines—Three persons were hurt when a
Philippine National Railways (PNR) train crashed into a taxi cab crossing
the railroad tracks in Manila before dawn Tuesday. Rodrigo Tabor Jr., 31,
of Valenzuela City, ...

Nebraska Supreme Court Reinstates Railroad Crossing Lawsuit
The Nebraska Supreme Court has reinstated a young woman's lawsuit against
Railroad giant, Union Pacific, alleging that the Union Pacific train crew
failed to apply the brakes once the crew realized they might collide with
the vehicle in which the young …

Windsor politicians disagree with rail study
"Sixty-five million individuals within a two-and-half-hour train ride is
significant to any financial study," Francis said. Masse said the strength
of the entire project really resides in the concept of a link between
Quebec City and Chicago with the

Felonies up 6 percent in NY commuter train system
Wall Street Journal
Murders on trains "might make for a good Agatha Christie novel," but they
are nonexistent on MetroNorth Railroad, spokeswoman Marjorie Anders said.
MetroNorth links Connecticut, New Jersey and New York's Hudson Valley to
New York City. ...

Amtrak Makes Deal With CSX Corp: Leases Empire Corridor - Tracking news and events in the railroad industry
Besides that, a joint venture between Amtrak and CSX Corp will allow both
companies to execute plans on building nearly $200 million in high-speed
rails along the Hudson Line Rail Corridor. Because CSX Corp owns the
tracks, their five freight trains ...

3 Teen Girls Hit by Utah Freight Train
Car Rentals
Three teen girls in Utah, USA were hit by a freight train this weekend
while standing between two railroad tracks. Two of the girls –
15-year-olds Kelsea Webster and Essa Ricker – died in the accident and
the third – 13-year-old Savannah Webster – is ...

October 16th 2011

2 girls killed, 3rd hurt in rail mishap
Cannon said the three Spanish Fork girls were between two railroad tracks
about 6:40 pm when two trains approached them at the same time from
opposite directions. He said the air turbulence created by the Union
Pacific and Utah Railway trains may have ...

Blatant Insubordination: Hulk Hogan & The Ninja Turtles
Primary Ignition
Feldman had voiced Donatello in the first film, and Koteas played Casey
Jones, the Turtles' hockey stick-wielding vigilante ally. It's nice to have
Feldman back, but Koteas is the real treat. He plays two roles: Casey
Jones, who returns in a supporting ...

Man Killed By Train In New Braunfels
KSAT San Antonio
A man died after laying on railroad tracks and getting hit by an oncoming
train, New Braunfels police said. The fatal incident happened around 1:15
am Sunday morning on the tracks off W. Jahn St. in the heart of New
Braunfels. ...

September 25th 2011

Opinion: Dixon's Pedestrian Underpass Too Expensive
Recently the City of Dixon received government guarantees of nearly $5
million to pay for most of the cost of building a pedestrian and bicycle
underpass under the railroad tracks near the train station (currently
occupied only by the Dixon Chamber of ...

History train celebrates Amtrak anniversary
Galesburg Register-Mail
Don Moffitt, R-Gilson, joked about trying to squeeze all of the speeches in
between trains during the ceremony, highlighting Galesburg's ties to
railroads. “There's a tendency to hurry up before the next train comes,
but truly, in Galesburg, ...

Tour the Alaska Railroad - Princess Rail Tours
Alaska Rail Tour Specials. View all available specials on Rail Tours to Mt.
McKinley Princess Lodge and Denali Princess Lodge. Alaska Train Tour

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And This Is Good Old Boston: Lost Train Stations: Fitchburg Railroad
Lost Train Stations: Fitchburg Railroad. Fitchburg Depot, Causeway street
(photo from Wikipedia). Fitchburg Depot, Causeway street, on the right,
1883. ...

September 24th 2011

Trains and more draw crowd to Lavonia Fall Festival
Anderson Independent Mail
Sanders had hoped to take Colt on a train ride at the Lavonia Fall
Festival, but because of a scheduling conflict they settled for a quick
tour of the idling Hartwell Railroad Company locomotive. Then it was off to
Colt's birthday party. ...

Does theIntercontinental Railroad Require Fast Trains | The Weekly ...
Read conservative news, blogs and opinion about bridge, gaffes, high speed
rail, Intercontinental Railroad, Ohio and rail from The Weekly Standard,
the must ...

Fostoria 'train lady' helps keep rail park on track - Sentinel-Tribune ...
Fostoria 'train lady' helps keep rail park on track Written by JORDAN
CRAVENS Sentinel Staff Writer Saturday, 24 September 2011 06:20 Ellen

Edaville owner has change of heart
Earlier this week, Delli Priscoli visited New Bedford to tout the benefits
of freight train service. He was recently named a board member and chief
executive officer of Cape Rail Inc., parent company of the Cape Cod Central
Railroad, which operates ...

Orrville High students draw on railroad heritage to help others
Wooster Daily Record
The group started the collection at 11 am, and by early afternoon had
impressively stacked the train car owned by the Orrville Railroad Heritage
Society. On Saturday morning the OHS football team planned to show up to
transport the goods to the ...

Steam train in railroad's future?
Steam train in railroad's future? Written by Chuck Anderson for The
Observer September 23, 2011 02:07 pm. Image. Wallowa Union Railroad
officials eye management contract that could result in expansion of
services …

Man survives being run over by train in Mount Vernon
The Journal News |
The man was walking north on the tracks north of the Fleetwood station with
his back to the train. He fell face first as the Southeast-bound train
approached around 1:30 am, railroad spokeswoman Marjorie Anders said. He
was taken to Jacobi Medical ...

Rail projects get go-ahead
Albany Times Union
House Republicans tried this summer to redirect non-obligated funds from
the Obama administration's rail program, which they oppose, to other uses.
• A fourth track at the Albany-Rensselaer train station, which was part
of the original station design ...

September 23, 2011

Pikes Peak, Colorado: It's all about the journey and views
Los Angeles Times
Whether by car or rail, the 70-mile trip to and from the summit affords
breathtaking views. Amid a forest of aspen, the cog railway passenger train
makes its climb up Pikes Peak in eastern Colorado. (Jay Jones) By Jay Jones
Special to the Los Angeles ...,1,4465491.story

Railroad worker crushed to death by train
WAPAKONETA, Ohio – A railroad worker has died in western Ohio after being
crushed by a train engine and a rail car. A deputy with the Auglaize County

September 22, 2011

Rail crossing upgrades on the way
Glendale News Press
Pelanconi Estates residents have been especially vocal in their disdain for
the train horns. Engineers are required to sound their horns before each
rail crossing, but quiet-zone status can be earned with certain safety
improvements, including upgraded ...,0,1072471.story

Intoxicated pedestrian causes train to stop on tracks
By Melissa Jenco TribLocal reporter Today at 3:25 pm A Union Pacific train
was stopped on the railroad tracks in Elgin Wednesday night after train
personnel feared it had struck a pedestrian, according to police. A
45-year-old homeless man had been ...

Money will help prevent mudslides that stop train service
Trains between Everett and Seattle run eight times a day on weekdays, with
four trips south in the morning and four return trips in the afternoon. For
safety reasons, BNSF Railroad, which owns the tracks, requires a 48-hour
waiting period after a slide ...

Full steam ahead: Model railroaders set for Monroe show
Janesville Gazette
This weekend, the 51-year-old will be sharing his hobby at the Green County
Model Railroaders' 33rd Annual Model Train Show-Swap Meet. Building a model
railroad takes time to plan, research and build the final product. Griffin
notes that anyone ...

Portland-to-Montreal Passenger Rail Gets Thumbs Up From Business Community
Freepress Online
The Maine Eastern Railroad line from Brunswick to Rockland currently runs
an excursion train, as well as freight, and the tracks and crossings were
upgraded several years ago in anticipation of being ready to provide
full-speed passenger service. ...

Train collision at former railroad crossing
Odessa American
The lack of a railroad crossing at Cargo Road hasn't stopped some people
from trying to use it. Sheriff Mark Donaldson said the Ector County
Sheriff's Office has impounded a Jeep Liberty and Chevrolet Tahoe after the
Liberty was hit by a train around ...

Derailment evacuation lifted in Lincoln Parish
Houston Chronicle
(AP) — Lincoln Parish residents displaced since 32 cars of a Kansas
City Southern train derailed Sunday have been allowed to return home as
railroad crews continue efforts to remove the railcars. Maj. Stephen
Williams with the Lincoln Parish ...

ILWU Members Rampage in Washington State; Court Cites Union for Contempt
National Legal and Policy Center
and Local 21 (Longview) blocked a shipment by a mile-long railroad train
just outside its destination, a terminal at Port of Longview, Washington,
leased by the Portland, Ore.-based EGT Development. The train passed
through only after some 50 armed ...

Woman struck by light rail car on South Boulevard
Charlotte Observer
By Cleve R. Wootson Jr. A woman was struck by a light rail train in the
3700 block of South Boulevard, according to the Charlotte Fire Department.
The collision happened just after 8 am near the Scaleybark Station. About
15 people were on board when ...

Letter: Railroads should stop punishing neighbors, whistles, train ...
Opinion: Letter: Railroads should stop punishing neighbors, whistles,
train, railroad, people, volume, income, whistle, low, mad, seems.

RailWorks Expands Train Simulator Franchise With Amtrak Agreement
MarketWatch (press release)
RailWorks 2 was awarded 2010 Simulation Game of the Year by the Game
Industry News and is easily the most realistic rail simulator on the
market. Its sequel, RailWorks3: Train Simulator 2012 enables enthusiasts to
expand their virtual railroad in any ...

NLRB investigating Wednesday morning protest at grain terminal
Longview Daily News
Don Ryan / AP Police in riot gear walk along railroad tracks to protect an
incoming train carrying grain at the port facilities in Longview, Wash.,
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011. A conflict over Longshore union jobs at the
grain terminal is flaring up ...

Debate over Scenic Railroad accelerates in Adirondacks
North Country Public Radio
But with millions of dollars in grants already in hand, supporters of the
tourist train say the path and the railroad can co-exist. Chris Morris
reports. Rusty Russum lives and breathes for the railroad. Leaning against
a railing in the open air car on ...

Man hit by train identified
Evansville Courier & Press
Detective Bryan Trimborn said authorities were notified about 9 pm that CSX
employees operating a train saw someone lying on the railroad tracks near
Fourth Street. The employees said they couldn't stop the train in time and
the person, ...

September 21. 2011

Longshore protester says she suffered shoulder injury while being arrested
Longview Daily News
A 57-year-old longshore union protester said she suffered a torn rotator
cuff when law enforcement officers arrested her on the railroad tracks in
front of a train bound for the EGT grain terminal. Phoebe Wiest of Longview
said an officer forced her ...

Union conflict flares at Longview, Wash., terminal
The Associated Press
... held security guards and damaged rail cars. "We appreciate the
continuing efforts of local law enforcement to ensure the safety of workers
and businesses at the port and allow commerce to proceed," Clarke said.
Wednesday's train hauled 107 cars of ...

Train Simulator 2012 Official Trailer
It offers the spectacle for railroad engineers -- and lucky passengers --
of being able to watch the rear of their train making its way along one
side of the curve as the locomotives lead the train up the other side, the
middle of the train running ...

Union conflict flares at Longview, Wash., terminal (blog)
A dozen officers in riot gear stood guard along the tracks as a grain train
finally entered the terminal at the Port of Longview. Don Ryan / AP Police
in riot gear walk along railroad tracks to protect an incoming train
carrying grain at the port ...

SunRail engineers study where train horns will blow
Orlando Sentinel
By Dan Tracy, Orlando Sentinel SunRail engineers this week are checking out
nearly 100 Central Florida intersections to start figuring out at which
crossings the commuter train will need to blow its horn. A team of local
and Federal Railroad ...,0,5590301.story

Person hit and killed by commuter rail in Woburn
Boston Globe
By Amanda Cedrone, Globe Correspondent An unidentified man was killed today
after being struck by an MBTA commuter rail train in Woburn, officials
said. The victim, who was 23 years old, was struck around 11:40 am while
walking on railroad tracks under ...

All Aboard: Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum
By Stephanie Summers One of the hottest attractions at the train museum is
a roundhouse and hand-operated turntable. Nathan M. Oehler In its railroad
heyday from 1850-1950, Willimantic hosted 50 trains a day on three
businessman special lines that ...

Dan Leo: “Railroad Train to Heaven”, Part 268: pagans
“Railroad Train to Heaven”, Part 268: pagans. Let's rejoin our hero
Arnold Schnabel and that venerable scamp Mr. Jones on the cobblestone
pathway leading ...

Maine towns seek train horn 'quiet zones' in advance of expanded Downeaster ...
The Forecaster
Kelly Fitz-Randolph of East Street said as a resident who lives on the
railroad tracks, she is glad the council was considering a quiet zone. "The
train horn is definitely loud, it wakes us up at night, we can hear it
coming way up the track and all ...

Union Pacific Coal Train Derails in Emmett, Kansas and Demolishes ...
Railroad Worker News brings up to date news related to freight train
employees and railroad workers including train accidents, derailments and
railroad ...

Railroad Stories: Passenger Train Travel Exciting
Fun and excitement found in passenger train travel.

Derailment issues still linger
Monroe News Star
"We can't let anyone back in until the scene is rendered safe." Thirty-two
cars on a 123-car KCS mixed freight train were involved in the derailment
Sunday. Two railroad cars were carrying hazardous material. "No chemical
was released of any kind. ...

Site of July train crash in North Berwick, Maine to undergo repairs
Foster's Daily Democrat
The plaintiff's claim, filed by the National Railroad Passenger
Corporation, known informally as Amtrak, states that Barnum, despite
working crossing guards, failed to yield to the oncoming train, causing the
collision. The company is asking for a ...

IT'S A DRILL: County Hazmat Teams, Morongo FD Train Near Old Casino
A railroad chemical car leak drill is scheduled to start at 10 am
Wednesday. County and tribal representatives say emergency vehicles, smoke
from the training exercise may be visible to motorists on Interstate 10 in
Cabazon. By Guy McCarthy Detail of a ...

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Rail Riders to Get Safer Exits Under Rule
Passenger trains, like airplanes, would be required to have doors that can
be opened in emergencies and lighting to guide riders to exits if it's dark
or the rail car fills with smoke, the Federal Railroad Administration said
in the proposed rule ...

China Infrastructure & Construction Monthly Recap
The China Perspective
The decrease was due largely to the government suspending some projects
after the deadly high speed train crash in July. November 8 – Annual
investment in China's rapidly expanding railroad system will be scaled back
to ¥500 billion in the next four ...

Activists plan initiative to outlaw coal trains in Bellingham
Bellingham Herald
Mura's ruling kept the matter off the ballot. Craig Cole, an SSA Marine
spokesman, had little to say about the No Coal! ordinance plan. In an
email, he indicated that railroad operations are beyond the scope of city
authority. coal train Bellingham.

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Train Fun Run is Sunday
Great Falls Tribune
What better way to celebrate trains and their place in Montana history than
kicking off the new year with a model train run? The Great Falls Model
Railroad Club will hold its annual Christmas Train Fun Run from noon to 5
pm Sunday at the Montana Museum ...

Rail trains its sights on North Creek Times Union
The privately owned railroad company, a unit of Chicago-based Iowa Pacific
Holdings, ended its Polar Express Christmas-themed trains on Wednesday, ...

Collectibles , Transportation , Railroadiana Trains , Hardware ...

Railroad Baron Cards That tie for Highest Train Level or Most ...
If you have the Railroad Baron Card for the Highest Train Level or Most
Money or Most and Least Bonds, and tie with anyone else, do you still get
the bonus. ...

Amtrak hits truck, kills Oconomowoc man
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
By Larry Sandler of the Journal Sentinel An Oconomowoc man was killed when
an Amtrak train hit his truck at a Jefferson County railroad crossing
Thursday, according to the Sheriff's Department and the national passenger
railroad. ...
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12/29/2011 4:57:00 PM

"Articles I missed posting: Sighs... Just when I think I am all caught Up I discover more and more.. Saved in various places.. that I did not post.. Not having a good time about it.. Many are saved in my emails too and yahoo's search does not load them all so I happily think I am done.. then more pop up .. irritating" - DNatureofDTrain

September 16th 2011

Denver Oktoberfest and Royal Gorge Route Railroad's Oktoberfest Train
Westword (blog)
And weekends through Sunday, October 9, you can hop on board the
Oktoberfest Train at the Royal Gorge Route Railroad. The train leaves Canon
City at 12:30 pm, then takes you on a two-hour journey that includes a
three-course, traditional Oktoberfest ...

June 23 2011

Rockslide derails train near Libby
Great Falls Tribune
Railroad crews finished work to reopen the Great Falls line Wednesday after
two locomotives at the end of a 125-car coal train derailed Tuesday
morning. ...

June 13 2011

Purcellville sites make the national register
Washington Post
"All the roads in Purcellville led to the train station." The station was
part of the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad, which ran from Alexandria
to ...

Critics urge brakes on Vietnam's high-speed rail
A bullet train could make the journey in just over one hour but Tran Thi
Ca, 65, also heading to Ha Tinh on the single-track railroad, said the
funds could ...

Steam train ride in October to depart from Duryea
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Back by popular demand, the Greater Pittston Charity Steam Ride is planning
a railroad excursion to Jim Thorpe Saturday, Oct. 2. The newly restored
Reading ...

April 4th 2010

Two bombs derail Russian train
MAKHACHKALA, Russia, April 4 (UPI) -- Two bombs detonated on railroad
tracks in a troubled Russian republic Sunday, derailing a freight train,

The Story Of Octave Thibodeaux (Non-fiction)
The Daily Advertiser
A railroad brakeman was killed in the process of the train derailment. A
court date was set and Octave was later found guilty. This wasn't

June 14th 2008

Scenic train still has miles ahead
Albany Times Union - Albany,NY,USA
... River Railroad operates them from North Creek in the warmer months, and
last October for the first time in nearly 50 years operated a single train
as ...

Scenic train still has miles ahead
Albany Times Union - Albany,NY,USA
... River Railroad operates them from North Creek in the warmer months, and
last October for the first time in nearly 50 years operated a single train
as ...

Railroad Festival sponsoring Wine-Train Excursions
Times Press Recorder
By TPR Staff Central Coast Railroad Festival will sponsor special
Wine-Train Excursions on the second Sunday of every month, starting this
weekend. The excursions over Cuesta Grade will run from 11:30 am to 5 pm
and include visits to rail-themed ...

Amtrak passenger train strikes vehicle in Town of Ixonia | The Republic
The Republic
An Amtrak train has struck a vehicle at a railroad crossing in Wisconsin's
Jefferson County. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (
reports no information was immediately available on the vehicle's
occupants. ...

Higher Train Fares Hit Fairfield County in 2012
The Daily New Canaan
If you're traveling on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line after Sunday,
you can expect a potentially unwelcome change at the ticket booth. The
Connecticut Department of Transportation's new fares for the train line go
into effect Jan. 1. ...

Train Derails in East Providence
Several railroad cars derailed in East Providence Thursday morning.

Train Smashes Into Car Early Thursday at Route 38 and Kautz Road, One Injured
Icy roads contribute to crash that pushes Aerostar onto railroad tracks,
where it's hit by a train. By Rick Nagel The Millbrae BART line hit a snag
tonight. Patch Image This report just was issued at 4:52 pm by the city of
West Chicago. ...

Train, van crash closes Roosevelt Road
Chicago Sun-Times
West Chicago police and firefighters responded to the crash at 5:20 am
Thursday at Kautz and Roosevelt Roads, where a van was struck by a train on
the Union Pacific railroad tracks adjacent to the intersection. According
to investigators, a 51-year-old ...

Rail-Freight Surge Before Holiday Shows U.S. Skirting Recession
Enlarge image Rail-Freight Surge Before Holiday Rail-Freight Surge Before
Holiday Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg A Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF)
train moves through Cajon Pass near San Bernardino, California. Play Video
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12/29/2011 12:41:00 AM


"I am again sorry for falling behind on updates.. I was busy updating and fixing graphic issues in my store all day, as well as of course celebrating the holidays, and trying to catch up. I hope you all are having a Great Holiday Season! Happy Joyoti, Hannukah, Merry Christmas, Etc. and Happy New Year!" - DNatureofDTrain

This Lil bird was enjoying a Christmas tree Train excursion I thought this was cute: - DNatureofDTrain

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Judge: Slow down, bullet train authority
Gilroy Dispatch
The California High-Speed Rail Authority's proposal to run high-speed
trains over Pacheco Pass and up the Peninsula lost speed Wednesday when a
Sacramento judge questioned the adequacy of the project's environmental
report. Opponents of the project

Frieght train derails in East Prov., causes road closure
A freight train has derailed in East Providence causing Dexter road to be
closed to traffic. The derailment happened shortly before 11 am at the
railroad crossing of Dexter road and King Phillip road. One cart is clearly
derailed and it is like that ...

No quiet for Jamestown: Railroad's last-minute delay prevents Jamestown quiet ...
Jamestown Sun
Instead, it was delayed because of safety concerns raised by Burlington
Northern Santa Fe Railway. The sound of silence, at least when it comes to
train horns, was delayed Wednesday. Enforcement of Jamestown's quiet zone
was scheduled to begin ...

New “ski train” to connect Saratoga Springs with Gore Mountain
Albany Business Review
Following up on the success of its inaugural Polar Express train, a private
company is offering a new trip from the railroad station in Saratoga
Springs, New York – to Gore Mountain in North Creek. The Gore Mountain
Snow Train will make its first run

Holiday Festival of Trains: B&O Railroad Museum
Once again it is time for a week of train displays at Baltimore's B&O
Railroad Museum. All scales, including "R"....12" to a foot on train rides.
Here's photos from,2646091

Train enthusiasts witness engines in action at Promontory
Corrine home lots sold for as much as $10000 in 1870 dollars, but the boom
quickly broke when the railroads picked Ogden for the junction of
north-south and east-west trains. Now, Nelson said, he's working to restore
the Masonic Lodge in Corrine,

Union Pacific trains to run through county once more
Santa Cruz Sentinel
One group that couldn't be happier about the development is local railroad
unions, which recently wrote a joint letter objecting to the county's deal
with Sierra Northern due to its use of non-unionized employees. "We are
eager and happy to take the

Thieves crash stolen vehicle at railroad tracks; train averted
The Record Gazette
Morales and both his passengers, Richard Morales and an unidentified female
were ejected from the vehicle onto the Union Pacific railroad tracks. The
conductor of an approaching freight train witnessed the collision and was
able to stop the train just ...

70 years later, snow trains return to North Creek
Albany Times Union
The Saratoga and North Creek Railway on Friday will seek to do just that
when it launches its North Country Ski and Snow Train, nearly seven decades
after the last ski train operated along the route in 1942. The privately
owned railroad company, ...

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12/28/2011 1:06:00 PM


Death of man struck by train leads to 'bizarre' civil case
Chicago Tribune
In 1951, a postal worker in Momence, Ill., was seriously injured after a
train struck an elderly woman whose body knocked him into his mail cart,
breaking his leg. But in that case, he successfully sued the railroad for
operating a train at an unsafe ...,0,1641941.story

Jamestown rail crossing quiet zone put on hold
Jamestown Sun
People expecting a quieter Jamestown without the train whistles got a
surprise this morning. Burlington Northern Santa Fe has raised concerns
about safety of the new quiet zone and informed city officials they will
continue to sound the horns until the ...

Conductor Stops Train Short of Stolen Car Crash + 3 Ejected in San Timoteo
Morales lost control of the vehicle as it overturned onto the north
shoulder, and he and both his passengers were ejected from the vehicle onto
Union Pacific railroad tracks, Meyer said. "The conductor of an approaching
freight train witnessed the ...

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Jump On The Railroad Train to San Diego For Your Next Great ...
An Amtrak vacation is something you might consider for your next vacation,
particularly if that is something you've never tried before. The national

Train Museum Was to Roll Out of Fair Park By Saturday. That Won't Happen. 
Now ...
Dallas Observer (blog)
28 2011 at 4:31 PM ​Just checked the calendar and noticed: The Museum of
the American Railroad should be rolled outta Fair Park by ... well, by
Saturday, would you look at that. Except, no: Two years after the city sued
the train museum, telling it to ...

Truck falls off overpass, hit by train
Jeremy Nickerson, who was on the Via Rail train that hit the truck, said
passengers were notified of the accident via intercom. "It sounded like we
were dragging something under the train," he told the CBC. "At first, I
thought it might have been ice ...

Clare woman injured in car-train accident
Clare County Review
According to a release from Clare Police Chief Dwayne Miedzianowski,
Kristine Hubel, 42, was crossing the railroad tracks westbound on Dunlop
Street when she was hit by a Great Lakes Railroad Train traveling
northbound around 12:30 pm He said the train ...

Design Flaws, Mismanagement Blamed for Train Crash
The State Council announced Wednesday that the crash near the east city of
Wenzhou was caused by a series of flaws in train operation control system
and inadequate emergency response from railway authorities. Former Railway
Minister Liu Zhijun and ...

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Officials Ignore Quiet Zone
By Lynn Hopewell JAMESTOWN - For now, the train horns will continue to
sound in Jamestown, despite a railroad quiet zone that was suppose to take
effect today (Dec. 28). Jamestown City Engineer Reed Schwartzkopf reports
that Burlington Northern Santa

Fatal Amherst County trestle accident doesn't deter trespassing on railroad ...
The Republic
A fatal accident on a train trestle in Amherst County hasn't deterred
people from trespassing on railroad tracks. Lynchburg dispatchers received
five track trespassing calls just a few weeks after a Liberty University
student was hit and killed by a ...

Ask a Railroad Station Expert
New York Times (blog)
By THE NEW YORK TIMES I wonder if Mr. Naylor can tell us anything about the
train station in New London, CT? Mary Leggett Browning, Miami Beach, Fla.
To ML Browning. The New London Railroad Station has a notably scenic
position along the edge of the ...

Looking Back: Caught in a train crash: Muskegonite tells of the wreck
Chronicle file photoThe last passenger train departed Muskegon on April 30,
1971. The Pere Marquette Railroad — formed by the merger of the Flint and
Pere Marquette Railroad; Detroit, Grand Rapids and Western Railroad; and
Chicago and West Michigan ...

Lhasa railway station to start real-name ticket purchasing from Jan. 2012
28 (Xinhua) -- Passengers traveling via the world's highest railway station
in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, will be
required to show their ID when purchasing a train ticket from Jan. 7, 2012.
The Lhasa Railway Police

TACOMA: Local train expert to speak today
A local railroad historian and 43-year employee of the Puget Sound Naval
Shipyard will give a presentation today and Thursday on the history of the
Great Northern Railroad in Washington state during the Model Train Festival
at the Washington State

Railroad station nears the end of the line San Antonio ExpressNews
Sanderson train depophoto courtesy of the Terrell County Memorial Museum
Photo ... recently completed a book about Southern Pacific Railroad train
stations ...

Stopped in their tracks
Galena Gazette
SCALES MOUND-There was a time when the whistle of an approaching train was
a welcome sound in the village of Scales Mound, but recent events have
changed that attitude. The village of Scales Mound was founded in 1853,
when the railroad first went ...

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12/27/2011 1:14:00 PM


Stopped in their tracks
Galena Gazette
SCALES MOUND-There was a time when the whistle of an approaching train was
a welcome sound in the village of Scales Mound, but recent events have
changed that attitude. The village of Scales Mound was founded in 1853,
when the railroad first went ...

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Posts Tagged 'Casey Jones' ... adventures of Thomas The Tank Engine; while
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Rail official warns of train danger
Lynchburg News and Advance
Chapman said though trespassing causes some risk to the railroads, the
greatest danger is to the trespassers. “When you're talking about an
impact between a person and a train, to be blunt, there's no contest,” he
said. Williams died after she was ...

Investigation leads to changes in rail security
Some of the trains found idling were hauling dangerous chemicals, including
explosive liquid propane gas. "Somebody could sabotage the railroad to have
something terrible happen to the general public. It's pretty mind
boggling," said "John," a BNSF ...

Train derails in Australia
27 (UPI) -- A railroad bridge weakened by flooding fueled by Cyclone Grant
collapsed in Australia Tuesday, causing a train loaded with copper ore to
derail, officials said. The derailment, near Katherine, sent much of the
20-car train's load into the ...

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Train collides with car in Clare
The Morning Sun
Kristine Hubel, 42 of Clare, was driving her 2004 Ford Explorer when the
driver side of her SUV was struck by a Great Lakes Central Railroad Train
traveling northbound on the tracks. “Witness statements and evidence at
the scene show that the Ford ...

Trail proponents to study railroad's economic impact
Plattsburgh Press Republican
TUPPER LAKE — Proponents of a plan to replace a tourist train with a
recreation trail have initiated a study to determine what benefits the
railroad has had on the community. The Adirondack Scenic Railroad began
offering tourist rides from Saranac ...

Model trains create popular attraction at Bedford Museum
"I love trains, and I love people," said Wallace Post, a retired rail
engineer and model train enthusiast. A few years back, Post pulled his
large train collection out of boxes and started a club called the Bedford
Central Railroad Group. ...,0,3700701.story

Trains running again after crash kills Palatine man
Chicago Daily Herald
Palatine police and officials from Union Pacific Railroad investigate after
a train collided with a car and split the vehicle in two near Plum Grove
and Palatine roads Tuesday morning. Palatine police and officials from
Union Pacific Railroad ...

Spokane man identified as Pasco train victim
By Tri-City Herald staff A Spokane man has been identified as the man
killed by a train in Pasco on Thursday. Ricky Mash, 39, was found dead
about 8:30 pm along the railroad tracks near the Amtrak station in Pasco,
said Franklin County Coroner Dan ...

Police ID man killed by train in Fairport
News 10NBC
Police say 56-year-old William Forsythe, of Fairport, jumped in front of
the train intentionally. It happened around 11 am at the railroad crossing
on Main Street in the village. Police Chief Maureen Chisholm told reporters
at the scene that the gates ...

MOMARAMA: Train Days return for the rail fans (blog)
14 and 15 from 9 am to 5 pm Model train collectors, aficionados, fans and
lovers can visit to see a variety of model trains set up and running, talk
to experts as they demonstrate painting techniques, talk to real engineers
and other railroad workers, ...

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Goshen train-car crash kills driver
South Bend Tribune
GOSHEN -- An Elkhart woman died Monday morning after a freight train
collided with the car she was driving south at the Cottage Avenue railroad
crossing, Goshen police reported. Kim J. Reed, 47, died at the scene,
having been ejected from the car. ...,0,6248904.story

Railroads: Dividends And Above Average Earnings Growth
Seeking Alpha
Trains and rails have always created a sense of excitement. Whether it is
Lionel trains or Thomas the Train, many kids and adults enjoy the fun that
comes from trains and railroads. With investing, the railroads are a solid
investment that pay ...

Luxurious Pullman car makes 7-week trip to new home in southern Indiana museum
Greenfield Daily Reporter
The car stayed on Norfolk Southern rails nearly all the way as it hitched
rides at the tail of several trains. The Herald of Jasper reports
( ) the car was used by Great Northern and Monon
railroads. In 1971, it was bought by a ...

Plan to use Amtrak as fallback for high-speed rail criticized
Los Angeles Times
Devin Nunes (R-Tulare), who is seeking to kill the project, called the
assertion that high-speed rail construction would benefit Amtrak "a lie."
The bullet train agency plans to starting building the first section next
year between Bakersfield and ...,0,2904247.story

Rail crossing in Florida getting safer
By Michael Turnbell, Sun Sentinel Crossing the tracks in Florida is
somewhat safer, according to the latest Federal Railroad Administration
crash data. In the first nine months of 2011, the number of vehicle-train
crashes dipped slightly and the number ...,0,6043231.story

Man killed when hit by Tri-Rail train
A man trying to cross the railroad tracks was hit and killed by a Tri-Rail
train at 7: 15 a.m. on Monday, Fort Lauderdale police said...He was heading
west across ...

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Railroad club's layout always a work in progress
Danville News
Each train that circles the room take a 15-minutes from start to finish,
Fleming said. The model begins at the Pennsylvania Railroad yards in
Northumberland and continues through the city of Sunbury, and then follows
the 27-mile-long Shamokin Valley ...

Chinese Bullet Train Tests At 500 Km/Hr - Tracking news and events in the railroad industry
by devon-ritchie on December 26, 2011 Over the weekend, the largest rail
vehicle manufacturer in China, CSR Corp. Ltd, tested its fastest model yet.
With speeds reaching 500 km per hour, the six-car bullet train easily
surpasses the other Chinese ...

Elkhart woman killed in train vs car accident
ABC 57 News
By Brian Dorman ELKHART, Ind. - An Elkhart woman is dead
after her car was hit by a train in Goshen. Goshen fire crews rushed to the
Cottage avenue railroad crossing after a witness called in the crash
between a southbound car and a ...

No injuries reported in separate car-train collisions in southeastern Missouri
The Republic
A pair of collisions involving motor vehicles and freight trains caused
headaches for railroad crews but no reported injuries in southeastern
Missouri. KFVS-TV reports ( ) three cars of a
Burlington Northern train derailed around ...

Man killed when hit by Tri-Rail train
Orlando Sentinel
By Susannah Bryan, Sun Sentinel A man trying to cross the railroad tracks
was hit and killed by a Tri-Rail train at 7:15 am on Monday, Fort
Lauderdale police said. He was heading west across the tracks between
Sunrise Boulevard and Northwest Sixth ...,0,4477222.story

Miniature world, real as life at Kutztown Holiday Train Display
Boyertown Berk Montgomery Newspapers
Because there's all this train lore in Berks County, we just go do train
things all the time.” Jacob intends to be a model railroad hobbyist and
now has a membership to the Reading Society of Model Engineers which is a
railroad club in Pricetown. ...

Train drags car, 3 train cars derail
By Christy Hendricks - bio | email A train dragged a car 200 yards after
the driver ignored railroad crossing gates, according to the Missouri State
Highway Patrol. It happened at 2:15 am Monday on Hwy. 51 at McBridges
Crossing. ...

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South Florida man killed cross train tracks
Fort Lauderdale Police say the man was attempting to cross the CSX railroad
tracks early Monday when he was struck by a southbound Tri Rail commuter
train. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been

21 Christmas travelers were killed in 1903 Kentwood train wreck
The Grand Rapids Press -
“There was no way to stop the train out of Grand Rapids.” Still, the
railroad was criticized in the days following the disaster, which was
quickly forced from the front pages by the Dec. 30 burning of the Iroquois
Theatre in Chicago, the deadliest ...

Green group, state officials, question train line into Adirondack High Peaks
North Country Public Radio
The Saratoga and North Creek Railway wants to buy and then reopen a 29-mile
mile stretch of line that would link North Creek, where a tourist train now
operates, to the old Tahawus mine in Newcomb. They would first have to
acquire the spur from NL ...

Historic train trestle on REM album by-passed in project
Atlanta Business Chronicle
The railroad trestle at Dudley Park in Athens, Ga., that was pictured on
the back of REM's debut album and later declared a historic corridor, will
be bypassed when the East Athens railroad is converted to a recreational
trail, reports the Athens ...

Colorado man dies when his car collides with a freight train in western Oklahoma
The Republic
Troopers say King may have been lost when he did a U-turn on the highway
and turned down a private drive toward a railroad crossing. The patrol says
King apparently didn't see the 73-car train and was hit when he failed to
stop at the crossing.

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Railroad project could force businesses, homeowners to move
Salisbury Post
This section of the North Carolina Railroad is part of the busiest rail
corridor in the state, according to the Department of Transportation. It
currently hosts more than 30 Norfolk Southern Railway freight trains and
eight passenger trains per day. ...

Enjoy a Christmas Eve Breakfast at Casey Jones Village -
If you are in or traveling through Jackson, Tennessee on Christmas Eve, our
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12/25/2011 1:37:00 PM


"Merry Christmas! This was the best christmas I had since Grandpa passed in 2002.. But nothing can beat the Christmases when Him and Grandma were alive hosting it.. I miss them a lot.. " - DNatureofDTrain

Metro-North, DOT finalize customer service pledge
Danbury News Times
If a service suspension prevents a train from reaching a station for an
indefinite period of time, the railroad pledges emergency personnel to
provide medical assistance, provide water, and to provide timely
information to onboard passengers will be a ...

Eddie's Rail Fan Page: H.O steam freight train run by.
Welcome to my rail fan page! Here you'll find information and pictures of
railroad related items from the Chicagoland area, Wisconsin and Indiana.
Enjoy your ...

Hometown Hello: Santa train towns
The Polar Express runs along the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. Last year,
30000 people hopped aboard for hot cocoa and a special treat. The Polar
Express runs until Dec. 24, 2011. The Jingle Bell Express offers ornament
making and cookie and coca ...

Rail traffic goes up as economy improves
Springfield News-Leader
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Weatherford, of Bois D'Arc, was
southbound on 47, about one mile west of city limits, when she failed to
yield to the oncoming train. Less than three weeks later, a father and son
were killed at a railroad ...

Railroad Trains Layout | Jose Model Railroads and Trains
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Rail-Fanning and Train Spotting - Forums - Trains Magazine ...
Here is a recent rail-fanning and train spotting trip I did in my city:
Sioux City, Iowa has 3 rail yards. A Union Pacific, or UP and 2 Burlington
Northern Santa Fe, ...

A toy's story: Huckleberry Railroad's toy soldier has been at it for 15 years
The Flint Journal -
The train full of passengers has just left the village and is about 20
minutes out. Goodrich jumps into his pickup truck and makes the quick drive
from the changing room to his post beside the train tracks on the east end
of the Huckleberry Railroad. ...

Holiday trains to Manhattan set record
The Journal News |
Serving suburbanites' yen to visit Manhattan during the holiday season,
Metro-North Railroad has drawn more weekend riders this month than any
previous December. Using “shoppers' special” train runs, mainly on the
New Haven Line but also on the Hudson ...

Lunch With Casey - Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from ...
Here's the classic Walking in my Winder Underwear featuring Casey Jones
miming to Jimmy Jenson's recording. Jimmy Jenson was in the studio when
this clip ...

Train jumps tracks, tips on National Ave. overpass
Railroad crews spent much of their Christmas Eve cleaning up a train that
derailed, and nearly tipped over, on an overpass on the city's north side.
Authorities say five cars of the BNSF Railway train jumped the tracks on
the National Ave. overpass, ...,0,5280850.story

Three escape SUV before it's hit by train in Northwestern Wisconsin
Duluth News Tribune
Three people escaped from a sport utility vehicle stuck on railroad tracks
before it was hit by a passing train on Friday in Rusk County in
Northwestern Wisconsin. Three people escaped from a sport utility vehicle
stuck on railroad tracks before it was ...

Port Ewen rail fatality like suicide, police say
Poughkeepsie Journal
The pedestrian died on railroad lines in Port Ewen, the department
confirmed. Undersheriff Frank Faluotico Jr. said that the the death was an
apparent suicide, based on investigation inlcuding a video that the CSX
freight train routinely records and ...

Model train enthusiasts hopping on board with Frostburg's bicentennial
Cumberland Times-News
FROSTBURG — Model train enthusiasts are hopping on board as the city
prepares to celebrate its bicentennial next fall. Members of the “O”
Scale Model Railroad Club have commissioned a Maryland company to create a
commemorative model train car as part ...

Rail crossings' safety questioned
Springfield News-Leader
Rail crossing at Farm Road 47 near Bois D'Arc where Helen Weatherford was
killed on Nov. 16 when she drove into the path of a train at the crossing.
/ bob linder / News-Leader The BNSF railroad has surveyed the right of way
at Farm Road 47 where Helen ...

Commuter train plan still idles along the tracks
Tarentum Valley News Dispatch
While plans to start an Allegheny Valley commuter train move forward,
financing obstacles exist. And the developers don't have any assurances
they can overcome them. • The private investor planning to finance the
commuter rail line will have to provide ...

Commuter rail expansion might be a $4 million loser in Walpole
MetroWest Daily News
Sixteen inbound trains to Boston stop weekdays at the existing station on
West Street, about two blocks from Main Street. On Dec. 2, in a strongly
worded letter to Jody Ray, director of railroad operations for the state
Department of Transportation, ...

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12/24/2011 1:53:00 PM


New Jersey Light Rail Train Derailed In Collision With Car - Tracking news and events in the railroad industry
The driver of the light rail train was not injured, and he was the only one
aboard the out of service train at the time of collision. Service resumed
at 9:40 am after the equipment was checked for safety and the debris was

Dangerous Driving Conditions Causes Train Crash
LADYSMITH - Dangerous driving conditions Friday caused one car to skid onto
a railroad track just before a train was coming down the tracks. The three
people in the car were able to exit just moments before the train hit their
car, according to police. ...

MTA railroads report ridership gains
"Most people who come into Manhattan could drive, but they choose to take a
Metro-North train instead because it's easier, more convenient and a good
value." The LIRR said its December weekend ridership was up 8% compared to
the same period in 2010. ...

First train makes run on Afghan railroad | NWAonline
Operators ran the first train down Afghanistan's first major railroad
Wednesday, clearing the way for a long-awaited service from the northern
border that should ...

3 scramble to safety as train bears down in NW Wis
Chicago Tribune
Troopers say a propane truck had slowed to a stop at a railroad crossing.
The SUV behind the truck braked but lost control on the snow-covered road.
It skidded onto the railroad tracks and got stuck. With a train bearing
down, the three occupants ...,0,2672289.story

Orlando set to approve engine donation to museum
Next month, Orlando city officials are expected to approve donating the
train to the Florida Railroad Museum in Parrish. The city would pick up the
$160000 tab. A coal tender and three passenger cars also are included.
Museum board member Gene Hughey ...

Local briefs: Christmas Eve breakfast; Christmas Day lunch; holiday schedule
Jackson Sun
The 27th annual Christmas Eve breakfast at the Old Country Store at Casey
Jones Village will be held from 6:30 am to 2 pm today. The event will
include live music entertainment, a visit from Santa Claus and a
Southern-style breakfast buffet, ...

Car on track stops train at mall
Monroe News Star
Eastbound traffic on Interstate 20 was backed up past US 165. However,
officials said the backup was most likely the result of holiday shoppers.
Railroad officials said it took them about an hour to get the train mobile

Train collides with SUV in Rusk County
WQOW TV News 18
Rusk County (WQOW) - The state patrol is investigating a crash between a
train and an SUV. It happened just before 4:00 pm Friday on Highway 27 in
Ladysmith. A propane truck was on 27, heading towards the railroad tracks,
near west Tanker Road. ...

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12/23/2011 10:16:00 AM


The fondly remembered Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad subject of 
recently ...
Baltimore Sun
By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun It's been more than half a
century since the trains of the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad —
quaintly remembered by old-timers in these parts as the Ma & Pa — rolled
over a single band of steel on a ...,0,3298757.story

Man killed by train near Amtrak station in Pasco
The Seattle Times
The body of a man was found on railroad tracks Thursday night near the
Amtrak station in Pasco. The Associated Press No comments have been posted
to this article. The body of a man was found on railroad tracks Thursday
night near the Amtrak station in ...

Train ornaments help patients rebound
Galesburg Register-Mail
The tree is decorated with model train cars celebrating Galesburg's
railroad heritage. By GARY TOMLIN In another dimension to Galesburg's
railroad legacy, model train Christmas tree ornaments are being used for
their therapeutic value at Bounce Back in ...

Glendale trains to go green
helps clean up debris from along the railroad tracks in Glendale during a
CURES event. By Howard Koplowitz Recipients' email addresses (Up to ten,
separated by commas.) A $2 million federal grant awarded to the city will
help outfit two freight trains

California high-speed rail leaders vow to show real job figures
Sacramento Bee
Backing off claims that the bullet train would create more than 1 million
jobs, California's high-speed rail leaders acknowledged Thursday that their
"short-handed" definition used to describe jobs has been "imprecise and
potentially confusing. ...

16th annual Model Train Festival brings fun, thousands of people to Tacoma
It should teach them to treat railroad crossings with respect. •
Remember, your Train Fest admission gets you into all of the rest of the
museum, too. Don't miss the Washington history exhibits and the Allan Mason
mummy room. • Need lunch?

Enjoy a Christmas Eve Breakfast at Casey Jones Village
If you are in or traveling through Jackson, Tennessee on Christmas Eve, our
friends at Casey Jones Village welcome you to e...

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The Magic Stick Lounge will be hosting the Casey Jones band on January 16,
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Cool Deals | Fort Smith - A&M Railroad Excursion Train - 50% Off ...
Purchase today's deal and get your child's coach ticket for only $10 ($20
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Model Railroad Toy Train Open House!
"12th Annual Model Train Meet & Open House on Sunday, December 18 from Noon
to 4:00 p.m. Bring the children and see ten operating model train layouts.

Model trains ring in the holiday season
Some modelers design garden railroads, using natural plants and grasses to
represent trees, among them Walt Disney, a great model train fan, who built
a sit-upon model steam railroad in his back yard. One of the best modelers
in the world is a Dane; ...

Pahranagat Elementary Kids Ride the Polar Express
Lincoln County Record
Kids ride aboard one of two passenger coaches on the Polar Express train in
Ely. Pahranagat Valley Elementary School visited for a special holiday
field trip. The Northern Nevada Railway is a living, breathing, operating
historic railroad. ...

Model trains running in Allentown
New Jersey Herald
Jill Youngken, assistant director of the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum,
welcomes Thomas the Tank Engine for a railroad exhibit at the Allentown,
Pa., museum. ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Train lovers of every age will enjoy model
train layouts as they chug around ...

Holiday train display a good way to spend the afternoon At The Shore Today
Press of Atlantic City
Nathan Lawler, 4, from Cardiff section of Egg Harbor Township, operates on
the Thomas the Train on display during the Atlantic County 4-H Railroad
Club Holiday Train Display at the Shore Mall in Egg Harbor Township.
Photo/Dave Griffin Posted: Saturday, ...

Man with Amtrak ticket killed on tracks at Pasco
The man found dead on the railroad tracks near the Amtrak station in Pasco
has been identified as a 39-year-old Spokane man who had an Amtrak ticket.
The Franklin County coroner told KNDU ( Ricky Mash was
hit by a train. ...

China to Cut Railway-Construction Spending
Wall Street Journal
Just this week, authorities began blasting apart 16 newly built concrete
railroad-towers in northern Jilin Province after engineers determined they
were too weak to support trains. Few doubt, however, the country needs more
railway investment.

State Sen. Timilty rails against expanded train service in MetroWest
Wicked Local
When she was living at home in Northbridge, she said, nearby train traffic
disrupted the household several times a day. “When you have a property
right next to a railroad,” she said, “it's extremely annoying,
especially if you have small kids and ...

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ND Railroad Museum Purchases Train Depot on KUMV-TV North ...
The North Dakota State Railroad Museum got a major delivery Wednesday. The
museum purchased a train depot that had been used in Steele until 1988.

The train ride home - Washington DC Railroad |
It is the day before Christmas. You arrive at the train station. You go by
the ticket counter, and you make your way to the platform. You have.

Model Railroad Trains N Scale « Praise Tea
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12/22/2011 10:25:00 AM


When a Monster Plied the West Side
New York Times
Outrage mounted, and two years later Willie Lennon, who had lost a leg to
the railroad, lit a bonfire on the tracks as a protest. In 1897 The New
York Herald reported that absconding thieves had darted in front of a
moving train and taunted the police ...

Truck, Train And Equipment Stocks Outrun Broad Market
Investor's Business Daily
The railroad group gained 30%. Trucking stocks rose 32%. The equipment
makers group soared 59%. The equipment makers industry group ranked No. 53
in Thursday's IBD. Wabtec (WAB), the group's top stock, trades on the thin

Person hit and killed by train in Fairport
News 10NBC
NEWS10NBC is told it took the train several miles to stop because the
conductor was not aware anyone had been hit. Chisholm says cars were
stopped at the tracks on Main Street because the gates were down, the
railroad crossing signals were flashing and ...

Person hit and killed by train in Fairport
News 10NBC
NEWS10NBC is told it took the train several miles to stop because the
conductor was not aware anyone had been hit. Chisholm says cars were
stopped at the tracks on Main Street because the gates were down, the
railroad crossing signals were flashing and ...

Candy Cane Train holiday classic continues through Saturday at South Coast ...
The Daily Sound
The 19 th annual Candy Cane Train is coming around the bend for its 2011
season. The South Coast Railroad Museum's popular holiday attraction
finishes up this weekend. For $4 anyone 34 inches and above can hop aboard
the small-sized train,

LIRR launches real time train information pilot
Train delays are shown in terms of number of minutes late. In keeping with
US industry-wide railroad standards for on-time performance, trains
arriving within 5 minutes and 59 seconds of their scheduled time are listed
as being on time. ...

All aboard: Crew members behind Heber Valley's North Pole Express say they ...
The Republic
While pajama-clad children and their parents sip hot cocoa in train cars
warmed by coal fires, a small crew works in the cold, behind the scenes, to
make it all happen. The crew at the Heber Valley Railroad has worked out a
precise checklist of tasks ...

Ex-Railroad Worker Opens Model Train Shop In Md. « CBS Baltimore
The mere sight of a model-train display can overwhelm people. Just ask
George Boatwright, who has co-owned Mile Post 114 model train supply shop
in North ...

Chuggington Railroad Train, 69% off - The Shopper's Apprentice
Chuggington Railroad Train, 69% off. Well Amazon just keeps slashing toy
prices ! This Chuggington Interactive Railway Bridge And Tunnel Set,
regularly ...

Santa visits train depot
Aiken Standard
Santa spent an hour greeting fans and posing for the paparazzi's cameras
and concluded his visit by drawing the winning ticket for a Lionel Penn
Flyer model train set raffled by the Friends of the Aiken Railroad Depot as
a fundraiser.

Metro Equipment Malfunction Leads To Delays And Evacuations - Tracking news and events in the railroad industry
Officials initially announced that a piece of the Blue line train fell off
and hit the third rail that is responsible for powering the train. Further
details on the event were not released until a later press conference, when
it was confirmed that the ...

Most California high-speed rail jobs too good to be true
San Jose Mercury News
But like so many of the promises made to voters who approved the bullet
train, those job estimates appear too good to be true. A review by this
newspaper found the railroad would create only 20000 to 60000 jobs during
an average year and employ only a ...

San Clemente celebrates railroad Quiet Zone
But the OCTA is asking people accustomed to hearing train horns to be extra
careful at those crossings now that trains will no longer hit the horn
routinely. A federal rule requiring trains nationwide to sound their horns
at all railroad crossings went ...

Housatonic Railroad Doesn't Get Grant to Aid Freight Service, Boost 
Passenger ...
Litchfield County Times
He said the railroad is looking “at more non-traditional sources” for
funding. “There are a number of different programs that are not
necessarily specific to passenger trains,” he explained. “Federal
programs for grade crossing renewal, low-interest ...

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12/21/2011 10:37:00 AM


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Former railroad worker and wife now the owners of a model train supply 
store ...
The Republic
He started working for Amtrak in 1984, manning the auto-train service that
ran from Florida to Virginia. He worked on the railroad 32 years in all.
His wife, Lois, is a Pennsylvania native who spent childhood summers in
Charlestown Manor. ...

As NJ Transit plans light rail for Bergen County, Tenafly officials look 
to ...
The Star-Ledger -
By SP Sullivan, NJ TransitAt a recent City Council meeting, Tenafly
officials expressed concern with the Draft Environmental Impact Statement
prepared for the proposal to establish a light rail line through the town.

Afghanistan opening first major train service
By Kay Johnson and Rahim Faiez AP / December 21, 2011 KABUL,
Afghanistan—Operators ran the first train down Afghanistan's first major
railroad Wednesday, clearing the way for a long-awaited service from the
northern border that should speed up the US ...

The “driving” factors in the push for more passenger rail in Delaware
DFM News
The railroad attributed the increases to high gas prices and growing
business travel on its Acela trains. In Delaware, parking lots are bulging
at some stations, suggesting that more drivers see the train as a
convenient and comfortable alternative to ...

Winchester Unable to Prevent Freight Train Stops
Busher said that if freight trains are allowed access in Winchester they
would be making deliveries between 8 pm and 6 am, as to not impact the
commuter rail schedule. She also said that the trains would create a lot of
unnecessary noise in the area. ...

Afghanistan opening first major train service
The Associated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Operators ran the first train down
Afghanistan's first major railroad Wednesday, clearing the way for a
long-awaited service from the northern border that should speed up the US
military's crucial supply flow and become a hub ...

Firm to study cost of valley train service
The Desert Sun
Local, state and federal stakeholders have generally supported the concept
of desert train service, even as the cost estimates have varied over the
years. The idea was even endorsed in California's 2007-2018 railroad plan,
although officials didn't ...

How an Illinois tycoon built Canada's railroads
Chicago Tribune
"Trains have been passion of mine," director Stephen Low said when we spoke
last week. "I used to work for the Canadian Pacific Railroad a long time
ago when I was in school--I was a brakeman, a trainman, carman, a
switchman. ...,0,5951001.column

Bullitt History | Train wreck of 1888 has lasting message
Louisville Courier-Journal
I have written a few times about the great train wreck of December 1917,
the worst train wreck in L&N Railroad history that killed some 49 people
right here in Shepherdsville. But there was another deadly train wreck in
Bullitt County, ...

Amtrak Train Strikes, Kills Man On San Leandro-Oakland Border
By Tom Abate Amtrak train stopped on the tracks near Tuesday's fatality
with an Alameda County Coroner's van parked nearby. An Amtrak train struck
and killed a man on the tracks right near the San Leandro-Oakland border
Tuesday afternoon, railroad ...

KROPF: Polar Express ride brings out my inner kid
The Daily News Online
There is no bigger kid than I am when it comes to Christmas — except
maybe some of the people I met on a recent train ride from Medina Railroad
Museum. I had taken my oldest great-granddaughter Hannah to see the movie
''Polar Express'' in Batavia when

Little workshop produces a Leviathan
Chicago Sun-Times
In April 2015, Kloke hopes to re-enact that historic 14-day trip, which
arguably was the most-seen and best-publicized train trip in history.
Located in an area named Spaulding — a center for light industry and
railroad-track connections along the ...

Investigation Underway in Stockton Train Derailment
Investigators from Union Pacific and the Stockton Terminal and Eastern
Railroad began looking for the cause of a derailment that damaged 10 cars,
fences and numerous trees in a Stockton neighborhood. The 27-car train
apparently went off the tracks in ...,0,1756279.story

Caroline may revive Hurlock-Preston railway
Cecil Whig
At the Hurlock Train Station railway consultant Randy Gustafson (left)
recently met with David Owens, president of a group exploring the
feasibility of creating a tourist railroad between Hurlock and Preston.
PHOTO BY CHUCK HURLEY Posted: Sunday, ...

Take a ride on the Holiday Train
YNN Hudson Valley
KINGSTON, NY -- All aboard the Catskill Mountain Railroad as the Holiday
Train rolls through Kingston. Residents are able to get into the holiday
spirit as they enjoy a one-hour excursion by train through the historic
city! The train consists of ...

Models raise interest in train museum
Rocky Mount Telegram
By John Henderson Model train sets are being displayed at the Golden East
Crossing mall by a group of volunteers who are trying to develop a
permanent railroad museum. The display, which is in a glass enclosure along
the corridor leading up to Ross, ...

Man on Bicycle Killed by Train in Tucson
MyFox Phoenix
Astrum was riding his bike southbound in the northbound lanes of 9th Avenue
and didn't stop for the lowered railroad crossing arms as he turned onto
6th Street. Ronstadt says traffic investigators determined the crash was
Astrum's fault. ...

Passenger train collides with truck in Hutto
Taylor Daily Press
An Amtrak train carrying more than 200 passengers collided with a box truck
at a railroad crossing in Hutto Sunday morning, leaving the truck driver
critically injured. The vehicle was struck just before 10 am as the driver
attempted to make a right ...

Amtrak train en route to Dallas hits 18-wheeler
Amtrak will spend this afternoon clearing the scene and repositioning the
train on the tracks. Local law enforcement will be conducting the
investigation of the accident. The Federal Railroad Administration may or
may not choose to initiate an ...

Museum displays Schaefer's trains
The Star Democrat
A star-spangled Lionel bicentennial train. They once were prized
possessions of one of Maryland's most beloved politicians, the late William
Donald Schaefer, and now they're on display at the B&O Railroad Museum. The
cantankerous former governor,

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12/20/2011 2:54:00 PM


Trains collide, derail in Salt Lake City railroad yard; crews clean 250 ...
The Republic
AP SALT LAKE CITY — Railroad officials are working to restore an area in
a Salt Lake City train yard where about 250 gallons of fuel spilled after
two engines sideswiped each other and derailed. Union Pacific spokesman
Aaron Hunt says two engines were ...

Trains Collide, Derail In Salt Lake Railroad Yard
The Salt Lake Tribune reports that crews from Union Pacific were able to
keep the fuel spill within the train yard. Salt Lake Valley Health
Department officials were monitoring the cleanup. Railroad officials are
investigating why the trains merged at

Kids of all ages enjoy model railroad at Morton Arboretum
Chicago Daily Herald
The centerpiece is an intricate landscape where model trains weave through
hundreds of feet of track. “It's so engaging, and it's a sensory
stimulation,” said Special Events Manager Marilyn Baysek of the
“Enchanted Railroad,” a display that drew 15000 ...

Ferrari Railroad? Italians Unveil Europe's First Private High-Speed Train Line
Dubbed 'Italo,' the new train is not only fast and red, it's being launched
by Ferrari chief Luca Cordero di Montezemolo. Europe's first privately
operated high-speed train service will begin rolling in March. And yes, the
trains travel (slightly)

New Haven Line to try quiet cars
Ct Post
By Martin B. Cassidy After a successful run on the Hudson and Harlem lines,
Metro-North Railroad will try out so-called quiet cars on New Haven Line
trains during rush hour beginning next month to accommodate riders who wish
to travel free of phone ...

Trains collide, derail in SLC railroad yard
By Contributed AP SALT LAKE CITY -- Officials say more than 1000 gallons of
fuel spilled when two trains sideswiped each other and derailed in a Salt
Lake City train yard. Firefighters say the engines were traveling in the
same direction about 9 pm ...

Metrolink, LIRR launch efforts to better communicate travel times
Progressive Rail Roading
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and Metrolink have
joined forces to provide train travel times from Orange County to Los
Angeles Union Station, while MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has launched
a new digital service that

HOUR STORY: Model railroad layouts, military toys attract families to ...
SCOTT BANDLE/ JOURNAL Fisher Knerr, 3, of Ballwin, looks at a model train
exhibition with his father, Chris, at Jefferson Barracks Historic Park. Let
us spend an hour with you. Can you think of interesting places where we
should go or people we should ...

Train derails, plows into vehicles
Stockton Record
The official investigation into the incident will be handled by the company
operating the rail line, Rose said. Aaron Hunt, a spokesman for Union
Pacific, said a Stockton Terminal & Eastern Railroad train derailed where
the lines for the two companies ...

Dan Walters: California bullet train feud echoes old conflict
Sacramento Bee
By Dan Walters It's doubtful whether members of the California High-Speed
Rail Authority, who voted this month to pursue an alternative route through
Kings County for a north-south bullet train, have ever heard of the Mussel
Slough Tragedy, ...

Fairfield County Rails To Get Some Peace and Quiet
The Daily Greenwich
Rail riders looking for a calmer commute will get the chance to ride quiet
cars come January on the New Haven Line. As of Monday, Jan. 9, about 18
Metro-North Railroad trains that operate between Grand Central Terminal and
New Canaan, Danbury, ...

Vancouver still working on silencing train horns
The Columbian
The City of Vancouver held a demonstration of new wayside horns for
residents living near the railroad crossing on Chelsea Drive in June 2010.
The horns are directed at the intersection and make less noise than the
train horns.

Boy found dead on tracks
Toledo Blade
The sergeant said the 124 rail cars were parked on the tracks for five days
-- from Dec. 13 until Sunday. Dave Pidgeon, a Norfolk Southern spokesman,
said a 124-car coal train destined for Monroe was parked on the track where
the boy was found until ...

Discover the history of the Trans Canadian railway | Canadian Train ...
The Port Moody Station Museum in British Columbia features an unparalleled
of Canadian train travel.

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12/19/2011 3:02:00 PM


Holiday Train at Los Gatos' Oak Meadow Park is a great ride for any age
San Jose Mercury News
Thirteen years ago, Vasona Park officials asked the folks at Billy Jones
Wildcat Railroad if they would be interested in running a decorated train
during the park's annual Festival of Lights. Guests would have the option
of driving through the park or ...

Judge in Neb. rules for railroad in drug dispute
CBS News
In exchange, Union Pacific railroad agreed to invest $50 million in efforts
to strengthen security in the rail supply chain at the Mexican border
without admitting any fault. Union Pacific has said it is not practical for
the railroad to patrol trains ...

Q&A: Wide World Seen From Train Windows
New York Times (blog)
By RACHEL LEE HARRIS AN architectural historian with a penchant for
railroad stations, David Naylor has been traveling by train since the
1970s. He described the view from a train as a sort of movie, a documentary
on the history of a region. ...

Pedestrian Struck by Train
Reports said the subject, who was struck on SEPTA railroad tracks near S.
Warminster Road in Upper Moreland, was killed. Upper Moreland Police are on
scene. By Theresa Katalinas and Gerry Dungan A pedestrian was stuck by a
SEPTA train Monday afternoon, ...

LIRR launches real-time train status pilot
RailwayAge Magazine
MTA Long Island Rail Road Monday launched a pilot of LIRR Train Time™, a
new service providing on-time train status information to passengers. LIRR
said riders using the Port Washington Branch may go to, enter origin and ...

Bullet Trains to connect San Francisco Bay Area to Los Angeles
Focus on Travel News
Joseph Szabo, chief of the Federal Railroad Administration said that his
agency had committed itself to provide $3.3 billion for a construction
start next year in the Central Valley and that federal law prohibits any
change of mind about where to begin ...

Volunteer died at Texas Transportation Museum
San Antonio Express
Stabe, who had volunteered at the museum for six years, was working as
conductor of a train for the Santa's Railroad Wonderland, a special event
hosted at the 40-acre museum on weekend nights, said Pat Halpin, TTM
chairman. “Pete gave the order to go, ...

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Woman struck and killed by train while walking
Officials say sanders was walking northbound on the tracks when she was
struck by an Southbound Canadian Northern Freight Train. Police from Yazoo
City and the Canadian Northern Rail Line are investigating the incident,
which happened just after 3 pm ...

Petition: Consider disabled with Haymarket train platform
Lincoln Journal Star
6 letter to the JPA, the railroad says the new platform will serve both
freight and passenger trains. But JPA staff still wanted to meet the Feb. 1
deadline to avoid any legal risk, Marvin said. During Tuesday's meeting,
the JPA also will vote on

Defunct railway opened up Florida Keys
As we know, that never happened. The Over-Sea Railroad never made money. It
doesn't even exist any more. But ironically it's Flagler's most lasting
legacy. The Flagler Museum's centenary exhibition, now running, is called
First Train to Paradise. ...

Festival of Trees lights up National Railroad Museum
Green Bay Press Gazette
Traveling from Minnesota for Christmas, Erica Sahr and her son Jason, 4,
stop Sunday at the National Railroad Museum to check out trains and the
Festival of Trees. / Matt Robinson/Press-Gazette correspondent ASHWAUBENON
— Two rows of decorated ...

All aboard: North Pole Express crew members love their jobs
Daily Herald
Each train ride carries about 62 gallons. "It's a very detailed schedule,"
says Craig Lacey, executive director of the Heber Valley Railroad
Authority. Lacey left a well-paying, secure job to come work on the
railroad in 1983. "I had the opportunity to ...

Vandals smash windows of Sierra Railroad train in Oakdale Featured ...
Windows on the Sierra Railroad Dinner Train in Oakdale were smashed by
vandals over the weekend but a quick response by a Modesto window company
had the ...

Judge upholds Pan Am Railways's move to ban state Rep Peter ...
Staff File Photo by Hattie Bernstein This Oct 22 2009 collision between a
truck and a MilfordBennington Railroad train is at the center of a lawsuit

Rail Freight Groups Define European Future For Intermodal Movements
The Handy Shipping Guide
Furthermore, capacity can be increased if priority is given also to freight
trains, if operational processes are harmonized, and if train paths are
constructed based on market needs. The different rail companies understand
that standing alone is simply

All aboard the holiday express
ANDREW JANSEN/ JOURNAL Joshua Karberg, 11, of Crestwood, keeps a close eye
on a passing train during the Big Bend Railroad Club's holiday open house.
"Ho ho ho" sounded more like "choo choo" on Saturday afternoon (Dec. 17)
during the Big Bend Railroad ...

Dan Walters: Bullet train goes to Capitol Hill
Chairman John Mica and other GOP members tangled repeatedly with Joseph
Szabo, who heads the Federal Railroad Administration and approved the grant
for the San Joaquin Valley line. But Mica's fellow Floridian, Democrat
Corrine Brown, lobbed softball ...

Happening Monday
Los Angeles Times
Irvine Railroad's 16th Annual Christmas Train The historic Irvine Regional
Park's festive holiday train chugs along for its five final days before the
holiday. Families depart the brightly-lit train station en route to the
North Pole, where kids can ...,0,7605631.story

Cyclist killed by train in downtown Tucson had just left BICAS
Tucson Velo
The Union Pacific Railroad train was traveling eastbound and struck Mr.
Astrum from behind.” The description of the crash above and the satellite
map view appear to indicate Astrum may have been trying to squeeze between
the tracks (which cross the ...

CA High-Speed Rail Settles On First Section
by Steve Duda, December 19th, 2011 California's controversial high-speed
rail system inched a bit closer to finally laying track recently when the
California High-Speed Rail Authority Board, after much hemming and hawing,
announced the train's ...

Iowa track reopens where 13 train cars holding soybeans, metal derailed; 
probe ...
The Republic
AP CHARLES CITY, Iowa — A stretch of railroad track in northeast Iowa
where 13 train cars derailed has been reopened. Officials say the track was
repaired and inspections were made on Sunday. The derailment occurred near
Charles City just before 1 pm ...

Annual model train show gets local residents ready for the holidays
Villages Daily Sun
Shelia and Bill Horahan, of the Village of Silver Lake, look at the train
layout Sunday during The Villages Railroad Historical Society's holiday
train show at Colony Cottage Recreation Center. Posted: Monday, December
19, 2011 8:00 am | Updated: 11:40 ...

All Aboard The B&O Railroad Museum's Holiday Festival Of Trains ...
By Kelly
The model train collection bequeathed to the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Museum by former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer will be on
display for the first time at the B & O Museum's Holiday Festival of
Trains. From Thanksgiving ...

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12/18/2011 10:51:00 AM


Our View: Rail plan needs to bite the bullet
The Obama administration has been steadfast in its support of California's
bullet-train project. The Federal Railroad Commission has committed $3.3
billion to start in the Central Valley with a $700 million grant to start.
David Nunes, a Central Valley

1600 board the Santa Train
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Mason Baughman, 4, sits on Santa's lap while riding the Santa Train at the
Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society. NEW HAVEN – Momentarily sitting
alone inside a vintage train Saturday morning, Santa Claus found himself in
a rare position: fighting for

Last day to check out a huge model train show at Florida State Fairgrounds
ABC Action News
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY - Choo-choo - the Tampa Railfair and Model Train Show
has pulled into town. Relive the glory days of railroading in Florida when
the Seaboard Railroad, Florida East Coast Railroad and the Atlantic Coast
Line Railroad were king at ...

13 train cars derail in Iowa; no injuries reported
Sacramento Bee
The cars of the Canadian Pacific train were carrying soybeans and scrap
metal when they toppled off the tracks at a stretch near state Highway 14.
The train was bound for the northeast Iowa town of Marquette. Railroad
spokesman Ed Greenberg says an ...

Boy Loses Foot in Train Accident
WKRC TV Cincinnati
A 13-year-old boy loses a foot after he falls off of a train in Covington.
The accident happened on a pair of CSX railroad tracks, located in the 2000
block of Donaldson Avenue, at about 2:05 Saturday afternoon. Police say the
boy and his friend were ...

UPDATE: Bicyclist hit by train; dies
KVOA Tucson News
He crossed onto the tracks and was hit from behind by a Union Pacific
Railroad train. Astrum was taken to the hospital where he later died. He
wasn't wearing a helmet. The conductor stopped the train and cooperated
with investigators at the scene. ...

Norfolk Southern Train Derails in Cumberland County
State police in Cumberland County investigating a derailed train along a
set of Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks. It happened around 9:10 am along
Tanger Road in South Middleton Township. A Norfolk Southern Railroad
spokesman tells FOX43 News that the ...,0,5005392.story

13 rail car derail in northeast Iowa
The newspaper says there were no injuries. The train cars were carrying
soybeans and scrap metal when they came off the tracks at a stretch near
state Highway 14. Railroad spokesman Ed Greenberg says the cause of the
derailment is under investigation.

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Are we over high speed rail in California?
89.3 KPCC
Critics of California's bullet train both here and in Congress are
vociferously challenging the decision to start the high speed rail system
in the Central Valley, and claim the project is already over budget and
rife with wasteful spending.

Russia By Rail: The End Of The Line
NPR (blog)
by David Greene The kilometer marker on the train platform in Vladivostok
lets travelers know they are a long way from Moscow. The statue stands at
the center of the train platform in Vladivostok, Russia. That's the number
of kilometers from Moscow, ...

Got a train-loving tot? City has a heaven on rails
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Train-obsessed toddler William Rogers, 2, of Rochester is all smiles as he
awaits the passing train at the Edgerton Model Railroad Room at Backus
Street in Rochester. / Kris J. Murante/staff photographer The Edgerton
Model Train Room is located at 41 ...

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12/17/2011 11:01:00 AM


Coal Train Railroad Album Release at Ugly Mugs Coffee Shop
Nashville Scene
There are far worse things to indoctrinate your kids into than jazz. These
pied-piper pushers of syncopation mean to serve as your children's gateway
to everything from Blossom Dearie to the giant who gives the group its
punning name, ...

Coal Train Railroad Album Release at Ugly Mugs Coffee Shop
Nashville Scene
There are far worse things to indoctrinate your kids into than jazz. These
pied-piper pushers of syncopation mean to serve as your children's gateway
to everything from Blossom Dearie to the giant who gives the group its
punning name,

Rolling toward Christmas: Annual Zeeland Train Show brings out inner child
Model trains and scenes were set up on display during the The Holland
Modular Railroad Club open house at The Howard Miller Library on Monday
night. By Gary Pullano The Zeeland Christmas Train Show has become an
annual trek for many area families, ...

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12/16/2011 11:06:00 AM


All Aboard! Canadian Pacific Railroad Holiday Train Stops in Buffalo ...
The Canadian Pacific Railroad Holiday Train is coming to Buffalo tomorrow.
The pre-show begins at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Buffalo Depot. Visit with
Santa, drink ...

LaHood: Ridership 'not here' for train stop
Peoria Journal Star
Local officials are now looking into the most economically effective way to
connect to Normal's train station, which will be one of the stops along a
high-speed rail route between Chicago and St. Louis. LaHood said that is
where the emphasis should be. ...

3 years after rail deal, 2 suburbs heartened by approval of overpasses
Chicago Tribune
Freight train traffic is expected to double at the Aurora crossing and
triple in Lynwood by 2015 as part of CN's plans to use the former Elgin,
Joliet & Eastern Railway to bypass rail congestion in Chicago. The former
EJ&E runs through an arc of ...,0,1824594.story

Rail riding young couple killed in train-related accident | The ...
A couple who romanticized trains and lived a modern-day adventure by riding
railroad cars were killed when a train dumped its load of coal at a Florida
power ...

Board celebrates 100th anniversary of California Western Railroad trains ...
Willits News
The world-renowned train brought its first load of passengers into Willits
on Monday, December 19, 1911, a hundred years ago. California Western
Railroad, known then as the Fort Bragg Railroad, was started as a logging
train by Charles R. Johnson in ...

Iconic train would leave Orlando on final trip
Orlando Sentinel
Orlando officials are recommending that the train, once a prominent tourist
feature of Church Street Station, be moved to the Florida Railroad Museum
in Parrish, near Bradenton and about 110 miles from the spot where it has
sat for the past 35 years. ...,0,4303588.story

Santa Train passes through Miami Springs
Miami Springs was not listed as an official stop, but the Florida East
Coast Railway train did slow down at the North Royal Poinciana Boulevard
crossing after Councilman Dan Espino made some last-minute calls to the
company earlier in the week. ...

Couple who rode freight trains found dead in coal
Atlanta Journal Constitution
A couple who romanticized trains and lived a modern-day adventure by riding
railroad cars across the US were killed when a train dumped its load of
coal at a Florida power plant. This photo provided by Susan Artes,
Christopher Artes is shown.

Train hits truck, splitting trailer in half
Statesman Journal
A commercial truck's trailer was split in half Thursday when the driver
stopped the truck on railroad tracks and a train crashed into it. /
Statesman Journal A freight train crashed into a commercial truck,
splitting the trailer in half, on Thursday in

1893 City of Burlington now on track
Burlington Times News
The North Carolina Department of Transportation names its trains for the
cities along its passenger rail corridor and the locomotive's number —
1893 in this case — corresponds to the incorporation or charter date of
the city after which it is named.

Couple who rode freight trains found dead in coal
The Seattle Times
A couple who romanticized and lived a modern-day adventure by riding
railroad cars across the US were killed when a train dumped its load of
coal at a Florida power plant. By TAMARA LUSH Associated Press No comments
have been posted to this article. ...

Columbia Star Dinner Train popular in first five months
Columbia Missourian
Shane Riley is the primary engineer for the Columbia Star Dinner Train,
which takes passengers on a three hour ride down Columbia's only railroad
track to Sedalia and back on the weekends. Riley works for the city of
Columbia as a railroad maintenance ...

Model trains bring out the kid in everyone
Grand Junction Free Press
At the Grand Valley Model Railroad Club annual Christmas show, a Grand
Valley tradition, you can watch model trains go into and come out of
tunnels, stop at a small model town, pass by a model of majestic Mount
Garfield, and pull into a siding to allow ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia Star Dinner Train
Columbia Missourian
COLUMBIA — The Columbia Star Dinner Train recalls a bit of Columbia's
railroad history. The Wabash Railroad began running through town in the
mid-1800s but disappeared decades ago. Its name, however, lives on; "1951
Wabash" is emblazoned in light blue ...

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad 2011 New Year's Eve Gala Train ...
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Smoky Mountains, Jackson County is the ideal location for your next
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MTA Metro-North Railroad : Grand Central - bound Train of M3As at ...
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US stands by California bullet train project despite critics
Los Angeles Times
He cited the need to have a long section of rail to test the equipment
before trains could run. "There is no where else in the country you could
do this," he said. Szabo's insistence that the federal government will not
back down from its funding plan ...,0,2765172.story

Teen 'sideswiped' by train while trying to cross track in north Loveland
Coincidentally, an exercise to train police on railroad enforcement was
occurring Wednesday in Longmont with police from Loveland, Timnath and
several other agencies, Williams said. "We partner with them a couple times
a year," said Longmont Traffic ...

Train crashes into commercial rig in Woodburn
Statesman Journal
The driver got out of the truck to figure out how to make the turn when the
rail crossing arms came down. He couldn't move the truck in time and the
train collided with the stuck rig. Shadrin said the driver of the truck,
whose name was not released, ...

Electric cars fueling the future
Fox 28
By Casey Jones - email It's certainly a change. Plugging in your car
instead of filling it up! But folks in Michiana are giving it a try. You
can now find charging stations at Notre Dame and the University Park Mall.
And actually those charging ports ...

High-speed rail panned, praised
San Francisco Chronicle
Washington -- With California's futuristic high-speed rail plans at a
crossroad, the House Transportation Committee hauled in deeply divided
California officials Thursday for a passionate debate over whether an
800-mile system of bullet trains costing ...

Aberdeen police captain says no foul play suspected in railroad death
The 52-year-old Aberdeen woman died after she was struck by a train near
the 100 block of Railroad Avenue Southeast. Police were called to the scene
at 9:16 pm Police are still investigating the incident, McNeil said.
“We're looking at our measurements ...,0,581481.story

Proposed high speed rail cuts time and cost between Hou and DFW
Texas is using federal railroad administration money to study rail service
between Houston and DFW. The state study will be used to gather public
interest, determine engineering requirements and decide on the route any
high-speed train system would ...

Train collides with semi truck at Hardcastle Avenue
Woodburn Independent
The driver of the truck and train were both uninjured in the accident.
Access to downtown Woodburn from Hardcastle Avenue past Young Street is
closed indefinitely. WOODBURN — A truck with a See's Candies trailer
stopped on railroad tracks at ...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Collection Volume 1
The Outhouse
In the end, they meet: April O'Neill, Utroms, Fugitiod, and Casey Jones,
and fight the Shredder, Foot Clan, Baxter Stockman, and Triceratons. This
foundation laid forth in this original run, sets up almost everything TMNT
related from later comics, ...

Rail Firm's Gear Helps Trains Avoid Collisions
Investor's Business Daily
after one of the deadliest train collisions in US history, efforts to make
rail travel safer have largely centered on Positive Train Control or PTC.
PTC is a technology designed ...

Santa to arrive by train
La Grande Observer
At least they should on Saturday when the railroad tracks of downtown La
Grande will be linked to Santa's North Pole express. The annual Santa train
is set to stop in La Grande at 1 pm Saturday. Santa will arrive with about
200 gift bags for children

Amtrak Says It Needs New York Station That May Be Too Costly
It's in the middle of Amtrak's Northeast Corridor, where ridership on
regional and Acela trains grew 30 percent to 10.9 million in fiscal year
2011 from 8.4 million in fiscal 2000, according to the railroad. The Acela,
which can reach 150 miles per ...

McKeesport Model Railroad Club shows character of region
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
By Jonathan Barnes McKeesport Model Railroad Club's six-decade tradition of
showing its toy trains continues through Dec. 23, but with a pared-back
season -- no Sunday hours. You can see the model of the fictional Mon Yough
Valley Railroad from noon to ...

Firm narrows options for local rail
Bennington Banner
A train makes its way past the historic North Bennington rail depot. State
officials and citizens met Tuesday to discuss a New York and Vermont
Intercity Rail Study. (Peter Crabtree) BENNINGTON -- A consulting firm
hired by state and federal ...

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U.S. military marks end of its war in Iraq

The Downeaster 10 Years Later: Thriving and Expanding
Ten years ago Thursday, a dream of rail enthusiasts was realized when
trains once again began carrying paying passengers between Portland and
Boston. It had taken more than a decade to find the money and navigate
bureaucratic hurdles to launch the new ...

Choo-choo Christmas
Baltimore Sun
Considering I already had a travel bug, it fed my dreams of train travel to
far-off places. Apparently, lots of people in Maryland — site of one end
of the first railroad line in the United States — share a fondness for
old-fashioned trains and,0,3415453.story

Scouts given railroad safety presentation
The program is also geared towards adults as well, where Introna focuses on
hasty motorists at railroad crossings who think they can beat the train and
try to scoot around the downed gates. A train, says Introna, is a multi-ton
vehicle that travels ...

Nostalgic railroad prints for sale
Lebanon Daily News
Klopp, who grew up in Richland in the 1950s, enjoyed seeing Reading
Railroad trains rumble past the town's rail station, especially with a
dusting of snow on the ground and Christmas lights decorating homes. That's
the scene Klopp commissioned noted ...

Train strikes girl in north Loveland
It was unknown how fast the train was moving when it struck her, and
railroad officials have taken telemetry data from the locomotives computers
for analysis. The area within 50 feet of the tracks on both sides are owned
by the railway company, ...

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Is America's high-speed rail initiative dead?
Capital Times (blog)
JEFF SCHORFHEIDE — State Journal Wisconsin has lost out on a request for
$150 million in federal rail money. Slate reporter Will Oremus sounded the
death knell for America's high-speed rail initiative last week in a story
titled Requiem for a Train.

Man struck by train in Eaton
Dayton Daily News
Gabrielle Enright/WHIO-TV Preble County Sheriff's Deputies were on the
scene investigating a pedestrian struck by a train in Eaton on Wednesday
morning. Gabrielle Enright/WHIO-TV Railroad crossings in Eaton were closed
after a man was hit by a truck ...

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Festival of Trains at B&O Railroad Museum
NBC Washington (blog)
By Sarah Pixley We're not sure why, but we think that trains and Christmas
go together like a horse and carriage... or maybe a train and caboose. No?
OK, enough with our confusing metaphors, because as we speak (or write),
the B&O Railroad Museums ...

Train derails in Dewey
Police and railroad crews were busy Wednesday morning in Dewey after a
southbound Southern Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad train derailed, leaving
one engine off the track and the second engine only partially derailed.
“So far that is the only two that ...

The trains are coming | OPINION
Marysville Globe
Ohio's legislature weighed in with this statement: “The general assembly
finds that the improper obstruction of railroad grade crossings by trains
is a direct threat to the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of
this state inasmuch as improper ...

Hop 'inn' the train with George Washington
Sequim Gazette
17, a 7.5-inch narrow gauge train with railroad cars runs in front of the
inn, compliments of volunteers with the new club George Washington Live
Steamers, the Northwest Railroad Foundry and Supply out of Kingston and
Port Angeles train enthusiast Dick ...

Media Advisory - 2011 CP Holiday Train
MarketWatch (press release)
Minot - 7:15 pm, Main Street railroad crossing Carpio - 9:10 pm, Main
Street railroad crossing About the Holiday Train: The Holiday Train is a
freight train covered in hundreds of thousands of bright lights. At 140
stops across Canada and United States ...

Train collides with car, driver unhurt
Anchorage Daily News
AP ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A driver escaped unharmed after his car was hit by a
train at a railroad crossing. The Anchorage Daily News ( says the collision occurred near the Parks Highway at
the Knik Goose Bay Road crossing in Wasilla ...

Train derailment in Dewey causing traffic problems
Tulsa World
By LAURA SUMMERS World Correspondent DEWEY – Emergency responders were
stationed at the railroad tracks in Dewey on Wednesday morning where train
cars had derailed, effectively cutting the city. No injuries were reported
in the derailment of Southern ...

Train takes the pain out of flying to France
French Minister of Transport Thierry Mariani expects this to be only the
beginning of a series of partnership in other Russian railroad projects.
Russian Vice Prime-Minister Sergey Ivanov is pleased with French
cooperation in the Moscow to St ...

Model railroad enthusiasts share their passion
Appleton Post Crescent
Earlier this month, Pedersen, her father Jeff and her grandfather attended
the open house of the Neenah-Menasha Model Railroad Club, 323 W. Forest
Ave., a 129-year-old former Milwaukee Road railroad depot on Doty Island.
"Anything with trains — she ...

Railroad museum given extension to clean up property
By Jenna Cho Old Saybrook - The Board of Selectmen will give the Railroad
Museum of New England five more months to clean up the old train cars and
sheds off state-owned land on Bokum Road. First Selectman Carl Fortuna said
at Monday's meeting that the ...

The High-Speed Rail Program Under Congressional Scrutiny ...
By Ken Orski
"The Northeast is a compelling market for high-speed rail service," said
McDonald. It is probably the only corridor that has all the attributes
necessary for viable high-speed rail service, and where passenger trains do
not have to share track ...
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Train yard thought to be site of ancient facility that served Chinese, Korean ...
Mainichi Daily News
A Nishi-Nippon Railroad Co. train yard thought to be the ancient site of a
facility that served envoys from China and Korea is seen in Dazaifu,
Fukuoka Prefecture, on Dec. 12. (Mainichi) DAZAIFU, Fukuoka -- A train yard
being excavated here is likely ...

Mumbai to London by rail in 24 days!
Daily News & Analysis
By Rajendra Aklekar | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA You can actually use the
railroad for a 24-day travel between the two global cities, though it will
involve a changeover of trains at international borders, small boat
journeys ferrying the train ...

Railroad Museum rolls into Christmas
WILMINGTON | The Wilmington Railroad Museum, 505 Nutt St., next to the
Wilmington Convention Center, is presenting a spectacular display of
dancing and moving Christmas lights around its classic model train layout.
More than 11000 lights will be ...

Driver escapes injury as train demolishes his car
Anchorage Daily News
By CASEY GROVE A man whose car was struck by a train after he drove through
a Wasilla railroad crossing Monday night was apparently uninjured in the
collision, according to the Alaska Railroad. The man either ignored or did
not notice the crossing arm ...

San Clemente to celebrate quieter trains
21 to herald the launch of a railroad Quiet Zone at two train crossings in
North Beach. One of the new safety features at a North Beach railroad
crossing in San Clemente is a set of escape gates in case people get
trapped on the wrong side when ...

Holiday Train rolls in Thursday
Wahpeton Daily News
by Landon Kafka • Daily News The Canadian-Pacific
Railroad Holiday Train will make its annual stop in Hankinson Thursday,
Dec. 15 about 6:45 pm The goal of this year's Holiday Train is to raise
awareness for local food banks this ...

First Lady of Massachusetts Participates in North Pole Express Train Ride
The Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Company (MBCR) hosted children from
six local charities on Saturday, December 10th, for a magical,
once-in-a-lifetime North Pole Express train ride that provided these
deserving children with a unique holiday ...

Ewing police investigate freight train incident on tracks at Parkway Avenue
The Star-Ledger -
By Alex Zdan/The Times Enlarge Martin Griff / The Times Ewing police and
railroad detectives are investigating an incident involving a freight train
near where the tracks intersect with Parkway Avenue in the township on
Tuesday, December 13, 2011. ...

$10 million fed grant adds to Churchs Ferry railroad rebuild funding
Grand Forks Herald
BNSF no longer operates freight trains through the flooded Churchs Ferry
area. It serves grain terminals and other businesses from either Grand
Forks or Minot, then returning to those cities. The railroad reroutes its
trains on its Surrey Cutoff line,

Schaefer's Trains On Display At B&O Railroad Museum « CBS ...
An orange Union Pacific car. A maroon car from the New York Central Lines.
A star-spangled Lionel bicentennial train. They once were prized
possessions of ...

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Train enthusiast, rail historian has been building massive model train set for ...
Quincy Herald Whig
Spaun, 62, knows and socializes with many other train enthusiasts, but his
set is somewhat unique in that it includes a comprehensive history, in
miniature, of Hannibal's railroad heritage. It makes him half a train
enthusiast, half a rail historian. ...

Holiday Train to roll through Alexandria Wednesday
Alexandria Echo Press
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is scheduled to stop at 12:45 pm at the
8th Avenue East/Nokomis Street railroad crossing by the Hubbard Feed Mill.
The Holiday Train features 14 rail cars decorated with hundreds of
thousands of LED festival lights ...

Rocks from rail overpass damage 15 cars on beltway in Lansdowne
Baltimore Sun
Officials from the State Highway Administration responded to the scene and
helped clear rocks from I-695, which was temporarily closed. CSX, which
operates the railroad overpass, planned to inspect the overpass and
suspended train traffic across the ...,0,5833919.story

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Go Slow for High Speed Trains
Up to half a dozen goods trains have to be cancelled each day, and some
must take long round about routes to their destinations to avoid the Sapsan
passenger trains. The report says, the existing railroad infrastructure is
highly overloaded as the ...

Christmas train display a delight for young and old
The teeny Santa was one of my favorite parts of a new Christmas attraction
at the Wilmington Railroad Museum in downtown Wilmington. Last Friday, I
took my daughters – Isabelle, 5, and Flannery, 3 – to see the museum's
Christmas Train & Light ...

MBTA offers ski-train service to Fitchburg
Sentinel and Enterprise
From now until the end of March, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation
Authority and the Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Co., its
commuter-rail provider, will offer a special train car with one row of
seats replaced with upright equipment holders.

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New Braunfels City Council approves contract for railroad quiet zones
Herald Zeitung
NEW BRAUNFELS — City council on Monday approved a construction contract
for the first phase of the Railroad Quiet Zones Project, which is expected
to result in train whistles in some parts of the city going silent next
summer. This content is ...

Kids screaming as train nearly hits bus
A News 4 viewer sent us an e-mail about a frightening episode involving a
school bus trapped on a railroad crossing as a train approached.

Media Advisory - 2011 CP Holiday Train
Sacramento Bee
... railroad crossing near the Holmes Community Centre, 826 Summit Thief
River Falls - 8:00 pm, CP Depot/City Hall, 2017 Highway 59 SE About the
Holiday Train: The Holiday Train is a freight train covered in hundreds of
thousands of bright lights. ...

'Ski train' will take skiers, snowboarders to Wachusett slopes directly 
from ...
The Boston Globe
By Amanda Cedrone Skiers and snowboarders will soon be able to take a train
straight to the slopes. Starting this weekend, mountain-goers can catch the
commuter rail from North Station – or any intermediate stops along the
Fitchburg line – and take a ...

All Aboard! Canadian Pacific Railroad Holiday Train Stops in Buffalo
Visit with Santa, drink hot cocoa and listen to carols sung by the Schultz
Sisters while you wait for the train to arrive. The train is scheduled to
stop around 5:45 pm and will stay for a 20-minute show. The holiday train's
doors will only be open on ...

Media Advisory - 2011 CP Holiday Train
MarketWatch (press release)
Tuesday, December 13 Minnesota Loretto - 4:15 pm, Hennepin County Road 19
Railroad Crossing/Chippewa Trail Buffalo - 5:45 pm, 612 NE 3rd Ave., behind
McDonald's on Highway 55 Annandale - 7:15 pm, West side of Downtown Park
over Oak Ave. railroad ...

Hell on Wheels: We Have Trains
New York Magazine (blog)
For a show about building a railroad, Hell on Wheels sure has been
judicious with its use of trains. Before last night's episode, I was ready
to rename it Hell on Hooves because, you know, there are more horses than
trains. But then "Pride, Pomp and ...

Jewell Cardwell: Holiday magic of Polar Express is on track
Akron Beacon Journal
By Jewell Cardwell Beth Buttermore (right), of Green, takes a picture of
her sons, Jeffrey (left), 4, and Connor, 1, with a photo of their father,
National Guard Sgt. Jeff Buttermore, aboard the Polar Express railroad
train on Friday, Dec. ...

Model trains unsure of next stop but departing The Town Centre
Brandon Sun
The railroad club, which currently has 20 members, was open Saturdays.
“We have regulars who come every week,” Booth said. “Train
enthusiasts and model railroad enthusiasts would come down for advice.”
Quite a few people came to the club's farewell

U.P. Railroad halts trains for presidential visit
The Union Pacific Railroad halted all train movement in the vicinity of
Osawatomie, KS, last Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, for a few hours due to
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Two mutilated dogs discovered
According to Marysville police, the dogs' bodies were found along railroad
tracks east of the Marysville City Cemetery and were assumed to have been
struck by trains. Police said the bodies were moved off the tracks so they
could be picked up by Yuba ...

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12/11/2011 2:43:00 AM


Spending on train service spurs new round of wrangling in Legislature
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The Hiawatha is the national passenger railroad's most heavily used route
outside the East and West coasts, providing more than 800000 rides a year
and growing. Southeastern Wisconsin business leaders strongly support the
line. Spending on trains is ...

All Aboard the Santa Express!
Spending the day outdoors, learning a little bit about California's
railroad past and visiting Santa free from the crowds was definitely worth
the trip to Folsom. The Placerville and Sacramento Valley Railroad's Santa
Train will run Sunday as well as ...

Jackson's Santa Express train sells out for season
Southeast Missourian
It runs along tracks built in 1851 that were originally a part of the St.
Louis Iron Mountain and Southern Railroad Corp. The train will run twice
daily on Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 18. Hot chocolate and treats
are sold during the two-hour ...

Russia By Rail: An Idaho Native Ponders The Russian Potato
NPR (blog)
... 64 hours on a train to reach the half-way marker, and we were still
looking at another 80 hours or so on the train before reaching Vladivostok
on the Pacific coast. NPR takes an epic trip — riding the Trans-Siberian
railroad from Moscow to ...

Holiday Express train stops in Pittsburg
Pittsburg Morning Sun
The late afternoon sun filters through the reindeer on one the Kansas City
Southern Holiday Express cars Saturday during the trains annual stop in
Pittsburg. By WILLIAM KLUSENER Kansas City Southern Railroad's Holiday
train rolled into ...

Italy; Peter Yarrow; Model Trains
By Patch Staff Holiday Model Train Show at Greenburgh Nature Center. Dec.
. All day. Greenburgh Nature Center in collaboration with the
Westchester/Yonkers Model Railroad Club presents the seventh-annual model
train show, “Trains–Your Ticket to the ...

NWP freight rail service off to slow start
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Northwestern Pacific Railroad engineer Tom Slivka sounds the train's horn
as he crosses Lakeville Street while picking up freight cars at Hunt &
Behrens in Petaluma on Wednesday. By STEVE HART Freight service on the
Northwestern Pacific Railroad is off ...

An impulsive way to run a railroad
The Virginian-Pilot
And a 2008 law still calls for an end to federal support for regional
passenger rail in 2013, the same year Norfolk's new trains are set to
start. To say this is no way to run a railroad is to make a joke out of
Congress' political impotence, ...

Westchester Model Railroad Club's cars roll at nature center
The Journal News |
Westchester Model Railroad Club member Tony Siano fixes a derailed train
during an show Saturday at the Greenburgh Nature Center. The club is
presenting a nine-day holiday season show at the center called "Trains ---
Your Ticket to the Great Outdoors. ...

Adirondack Scenic Railroad 'Polar Express' train derails in Utica ...
UTICA (AP) — Authorities say none of the nearly 370 people aboard an
Adirondack Scenic Railroad train were injured when three cars derailed
during ...

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Adirondack Scenic Railroad train derails, hundreds being evacuated. Full
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Santa Train rolls into Anderson area
Anderson Independent Mail
Greenville and Western Railway first organized its Santa Train rides in
2006, the same year Steven Hawkins, who lives in northern Greenville
County, bought the railroad. His father, Rudolph Hawkins, was present
Saturday to take his first ride on the ...

Mr. and Mrs. Claus arrive in Fort Pierce by train
Claus wave as the Florida East Coast Railroad's Toys for Tots Christmas
train departs after making a stop at the Orange Boulevard train crossing in
Downtown Fort Pierce on ...

Railfest unites train enthusiasts of all ages
Outfitted in a blue-striped railroad engineer's hat and Thomas the Tank
Engine-themed shirt and pants, Billy Danhardt, 4, peered up at the model
trains chugging by on miniature tracks, his eyes shining. "Can I tell you
something? Once, one train came ...

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Today's run of Polar Express in jeopardy
Utica Observer Dispatch
By ROCCO LaDUCA Adirondack Scenic Railroad officials had hoped to have the
Polar Express train up and running for today's scheduled trip after a
derailment caused two rides to be canceled Friday, but it might not happen.
Al Heywood, vice president of ...

Monte Holm's train heads home
Columbia Basin Herald
"You can preserve history by letting something sit forever and ever, but
there wouldn't have been a story unless that train was going to be
restored," Rimple says. "The fact that the Alaska Railroad Company is
willing to restore this and let it live ...

Big talk about small trains
Gordon McPhail with the Wichita Model Railroad Club is shown with some of
the club's train lay-out currently housed in the city's old fire barn. The
group has rented the space for more than 10 years. By Kent Bush It took a
split vote from the city

Metrolink Cancels Orange County Trains This Weekend
The train cancellations are making way for San Diego Northern Railroad
construction crews to work on improving passenger and freight rail services
by installing a second main line track and new rail bridges. San Diego
trains will not be affected by the ...

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Holiday Model Train Show Captures Pittsburgh Area's Railroad History
Show at Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum in Gibsonia highlights
the glory of the 1952 railroad system in Pittsburgh area. By Kristy Snyder
The Western Pennsylvania Model Train Museum in Gibsonia amazes visitors of
all ages.

Man killed attempting to cross railroad tracks in Toppenish
Published Friday, December 9th, 2011 A 58-year-old man is dead after a
train strikes him while attempting to cross railroad tracks this afternoon
in Toppenish. Toppenish Police say the accident happened just after 1 pm on
the 10 block of East Toppenish ...

Warnings, citations aimed at preventing fatalities on railroad right of way
Los Angeles Daily News
The new enforcement effort came even as Anaheim authorities were
investigating the death of a man hit in his car by a freight train Friday.
Police around the Valley on Friday cited a total of 34 drivers for railroad
violations and six pedestrians for ...

Holiday train rolls on
Minot Daily News
He said that goes likewise for the Holiday Train's stops in Harvey and
Carpio. The train will make a stop in Harvey at 4:15 pm at the CP Depot at
600 Lincoln Ave., then travel to Minot, arriving here at 7:15 pm at the
Main Street railroad crossing. ...

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Russia By Rail: Getting Into Hot Water
NPR (blog)
One reason it's such a popular place is that alternative dining options on
the train are less reliable. NPR takes an epic trip — riding the
Trans-Siberian railroad from Moscow to Vladivostok. Russian dining cars
have a small bar and perhaps eight or ...

Versailles Bypass reopens after pickup hits train
But Friday, just seconds after leaving their home, they crashed into a
train that was stopped at a railroad crossing on the bypass and was
blocking all four lanes. Police say the area was very dark, and the caution
lights weren't flashing. ...

Driver Killed in Train vs. Car Accident in Placentia
The car was struck by a Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad freight train
as it was traveling eastbound across the intersection of E. Orangethrorpe
Ave. and Tustin Ave. The car was pushed about a quarter mile down the
tracks, and came to rest at the ...,0,4851127.story

Victims In Versailles Railroad Track Accident Identified
LEX18 Lexington KY News
Officials have identified the two people hurt when a pickup truck crashed
into a train at a crossing in Versailles early Friday morning. Police say
the signals at the railroad crossing on the US-60 bypass in front of 84
Lumber were not operating. ...

Five South Korean workers killed by train
Monsters and
Seoul - Five South Korean railway workers were killed early Friday when
they were struck by a train on a railroad leading to the Incheon
International Airport on the country's west coast, a news report said.
Another worker was seriously injured in the ...

'Polar Express' train derails in Utica; none hurt
Wall Street Journal
AP UTICA, NY — Authorities say none of the nearly 370 people aboard an
Adirondack Scenic Railroad train were injured when three cars derailed
during a special holiday run. Police and railroad officials tell local
media outlets that the train had just ...

Santa Train will pass by Springs
“Unfortunately, we can't add any stops to the train at this time,” said
Stacey Rinaldi, a railroad spokesperson who plans to make the 10-hour trek
down from Jacksonville on Saturday with Santa. Rinaldi said that the train
will slow down at the North ...

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Railway workers hit by train in South Korea
Five railway workers in South Korea were killed when a Korea Airport
Railroad train ploughed into them as they worked on the tracks, authorities
said. The victims were working on a drain to prevent the tracks from
freezing during winter near Incheon

Snow trains on right track
Albany Times Union
30, a Saratoga and North Creek Rail Road train will pull into the historic
station with a load of passengers and their skis. The railroad will operate
snow trains Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through March, said Ed Ellis,
president of its parent ...

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12/9/2011 3:09:00 AM


South Korea railway accident: 5 workers killed
Straits Times
SEOUL (AFP) - Five railway workers in South Korea were killed early on
Friday when a Korea Airport Railroad train ploughed into them as they
worked on the tracks, authorities said. The victims were working on a drain
to prevent the tracks from freezing ...

KAI: Airport train ready in 2013
Jakarta Post
KAI plans to use a siding system for the airport railway track. A siding is
a track section connected to a main line that allows for faster trains to
overtake slower services, he said. The company had hired a consultant to
carry out a feasibility study ...

Polar Express derails with about 370 on board; no one seriously hurt
Utica Observer Dispatch
Passengers are taken off of the Polar Express train in Marcy after it
detailed in Utica. By COURTNEY POTTS The Adirondack Scenic Railroad's Polar
Express is supposed to be a magical experience for local families. But the
holiday cheer came to an abrupt ...

New Haven Railroad Train Models - Forums - Classic Trains Magazine ...,, trains, model trains, model railroading, toy
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Adirondack Scenic Railroad train derails in Utica NewsChannel 9 WSYR
Nearly 300 people were on board the Adirondack Scenic Railroad train when
it derailed in Utica Thursday night.

Adirondack Scenic Railroad train derails hundreds being evacuated ...
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Hundreds of passengers are being evacuated off the
Adirondack Scenic Railroad after the train derailed in Utica.

Five workers killed in airport train accident
Yonhap News
9 (Yonhap) -- Five workers were killed when they were hit by a Korea
Airport Railroad train in Gyeyang station in the port city of Incheon,
authorities said Friday. Korea Railroad Corp., (KORAIL) which operates the
train service, said the accident ...

Rail Freight Gains as Record Retail Sales Buoy December Rush
Late restocking and railroads' gains in reliability mean shippers may send
more cargo by train this month, when volumes typically slow, he said.
“The general economic uncertainty has created a new kind of Christmas
rush,” Hatch said. ...

Kid and family events this weekend in O.C. (Dec. 9-11)
Irvine Park Railroad Christmas Train: Take a train through Irvine Regional
Park to meet and have your picture taken with Santa Claus. Christmas Train
is open from 5 to 8 pm on Dec. 9-11 and 15-16, and from 4 to 8 pm Dec. 19
through 23.

Open-house holiday railroad tours are on track
Arizona Republic
8, 2011 12:24 PM Members of the Arizona Big Train Operators group have been
working on their railroads in preparation for their annual Christmas Open
House Tours. Members will open their homes to the public this weekend and
the next to show off their

YouTube sensation Lisa Alyounes not enjoying 15 minutes of fame after viral ...
New York Daily News
BY Larry Mcshane On a New Jersey River Line Railroad train a women started
abusing her boyfriend, who she claims cheated on her. She punches him,
kicks him, spits on him and is then arrested. Snooki and J-Woww could learn
a few moves from this Jersey ...

Amtrak train kills person on tracks in C. Indiana
Chicago Tribune
Assistant Fire Chief Mike Hieatt tells the Journal & Courier
( ) that people on the train reported seeing
the person walk onto the tracks. Railroad station volunteer Joe Krause says
he heard the approaching train's horn ...,0,7147135.story

Why Don't Railroad Companies Guard All Railroad Crossings?
A fatal train crash in Missouri sheds additional light on these dangers.
The Springfield News Leader reported on a railroad crossing crash involving
a dump truck and a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad freight train. The
railroad crossing was not ...

Bombardier Urges Upgrades as Tracks Slow Amtrak Acela
San Francisco Chronicle
7 (Bloomberg) -- US rail travelers would benefit more from upgraded tracks
allowing trains to go faster than from immediate spending on high-speed
equipment, according to Bombardier Inc., the maker of Amtrak's Acela. New
high-speed trains are "not

Young man struck, killed by Amtrak train in Lafayette
Journal and Courier
Assistant Chief Mike Hieatt with the Lafayette Fire Department said the
reports from people on the train indicated the person walked onto the
tracks. Joe Krause, a volunteer for the railroad station, said he was
standing on the walkway over the tracks ...

Ohio Valley Model Railroad Transports Back into the Days of Old
The two were among the dozens of kids and adults who visited the Ohio
Valley Lines Model Train Club's annual holiday display over the weekend
at 1225 Merchant St. The model railroad open house runs from noon to 5 pm
every Saturday and Sunday through

I've been working on the railroad
Baltimore Sun
Thanks to the generosity of a friend and colleague, my son Nick and I
recently came into a rather nice train set. I hesitate to refer to the
railroad paraphernalia as toys, though that's exactly what it is for Nick
and I, because model railroading is a ...,0,3585360.story

Santa Claus to come in by train
Asbury Park Press
When Conrail's annual Santa Train rolls down the tracks, crowds turn out.
Not only the hundreds of kids at the train's two formal stops in Freehold
and Jamesburg, but dozens of railroad aficionados and those simply enjoying
the train.

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Adirondack Scenic Railroad officials hope to resume Polar Express runs 
By John Mariani / The Post-Standard Utica, NY – The Adirondack Scenic
Railroad canceled today's scheduled Polar Express runs after the train's
derailment but hopes to resume the excursions on Saturday, officials said.
The last three cars and rear ...

Model Railroad Chugging Along For The Holidays
For the past twenty three years, the Grand Valley Model Railroad Club has
put together a model railroad display for the holidays. "Trains just go
along with the Christmas season," said club president, Mickey Nuttal.
"Growing up, we would always go into ...

Busy road shut as train hits truck in Kennesaw
Atlanta Journal Constitution
By David Ibata A busy street in downtown Kennesaw remained closed Friday
night after a tractor-trailer got stuck on a railroad grade crossing and
was hit by a freight train, police said. Channel 2 Action News A
tractor-trailer was slammed by a train in

California man killed when train hits car
San Francisco Chronicle
A man who appeared to be in his 30s was killed when a freight train struck
his car near an Orange County intersection and pushed it a quarter mile
down the railroad tracks. Police Sgt. Bob Dunn says the man, who was not
immediately identified,

Railway cites gas industry as factor for bridge replacement
The Livingston County News
Those plans were outlined in a July 2010 presentation the railroad to the
Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council. Intermodal traffic
means the “double-stacked” trains carrying shipping containers. They're
the railroad industry's ...

Officials warn about dangers of walking on railroad tracks
Authorities want to point out how dangerous it is for people to walk on
railroad tracks. They said it's also illegal. Sometimes trains can overhang
on the tracks about three feet in both directions, making it dangerous for
pedestrians who may think ...

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12/7/2011 3:38:00 AM


Holiday Express gives military familes a train ride they won't forget
But there were no Grinches on the railroad today. In fact, it was just the
opposite. Not too many people get the chance to tour Fargo and eastern
North Dakota from the inside of a passenger train. Tonight the Holiday
Express changed that.

Near Disaster as Train Speeds Through Annual NC Parade - Tracking news and events in the railroad industry
A local ABC news source has reported that during the holiday festivities,
an Amtrak train sped through the parade within a hundred feet of parade
goers. The parade had passed over the railroad tracks twice, prior to the
incident. The railroad crossing ...

Barge Industry Wants Its Share Of Federal Backing
by Blake Farmer In 2008, the railroad industry launched an ad campaign to
make its benefits known. Perhaps you've heard trains can move a ton of
freight 500 miles on a single gallon of fuel. Now the barge industry is
hopping on the public relations ...

Events in the Village!: Christmas Eve Breakfast Announcement ...
Norma Taylor is the Casey Jones Museum historian and her husband, Lawrence,
is the Museum's executive director. They make a great team sharing the
Casey ...

CP Aims to Run 11 Percent Longer Trains by 2013
The Journal of Commerce Online
The Calgary, Alberta-based railroad said longer trains will reduce fuel
consumption, capital maintenance and labor costs, while improving safety
and efficiency. CP currently operates intermodal trains up to 12000 feet, a
40 percent increase since 2008. ...

Paul W. Gillespie — The Capital
Annapolis Capital
The National Capital Trackers "O" Gauge Model Railroad Club and the Queen
Anne's Railroad Society are hosting a holiday train exhibit December 3-4 in
Kent Island. The Severna Park Model Railroad Club is also hosting a holiday
train exhibit December 3-4 ...

Vehicles stuck on railroad tracks hit by train in Wake Co.
Two men have been charged with trespassing after their trucks were hit by a
train in Wake County. The North Carolina Highway Patrol says 24-year-old
Evan Bryan was driving his Jeep Cherokee on the railroad tracks Tuesday
near US 64 and the Wendell exit ...

Bullet Strain? California Voters Want High Speed Rail Re-vote
The High Speed Rail project aims to link Northern and Southern California
with a "bullet train"; a high speed rail line on which a train can travel
at up to 220 miles per hour. California voters voted in favor of the
project in the form of passing

Model railroad trains on display
Coast News
by Promise Yee DEL MAR — The Great Train Expo brought together 10 model
railroad clubs, hundreds of feet of track, and Z scale to large-scale
trains at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on Dec. 3. Railroad villages appointed
with tunnels, forests and complete ...

Santa Train is back in Grain Valley and Blue Springs
Kansas City Star
The train is scheduled to appear in Grain Valley on Dec. 19 and in Blue
Springs on Dec. 21. Operated by Kansas City Southern Railway, the train
runs every year between Thanksgiving and Christmas in the several states in
which the railroad operates. ...

Train talk
The State Journal-Register
Their passion for trains has led members to become collectors, writers,
researchers and more. In addition, the organization manages the Chatham
Railroad Museum, which was founded in 1999. The building is owned by the
village of Chatham. ...

Train bomb scare proves false, gives emergency officials some real-world 
Cullman Times Online
Meanwhile, Hanceville officials requested that the train, which came to a
halt near the crossing at East Railroad Avenue in the city, be moved some
distance away from the populated area where it had first come to a stop.
CSX complied and moved the ...

Los Gatos shorts: Billy Jones Railroad is now a holiday train.
San Jose Mercury News
The Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad at Oak Meadow Park is now a holiday train,
taking visitors through the park with a special view of Vasona Park's
Festival of Lights. The holiday train runs Thursdays through Sundays until
Dec. 23 from 6 to 9 pm
, ...

AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP: Father of four killed in collision with train Friday
Heritage Newspapers
He also failed to stop at the railroad crossing stop sign and the train
struck his vehicle at an angle, Zook said. The train broadsided the SUV, he
said, devastating its front end. Dave Pidgeon, manager of public relations
for Norfolk-Southern,

WITH VIDEO: Holiday Train pulls into Portage, bringing spirit of season
Reedsburg Times Press
Simonson, Police Chief Ken Manthey and other city officials were
instrumental in working with the Canadian Pacific Railroad to plan this
year's Holiday Train festivities, and to get the word out that the train's
appearance offers an opportunity to ...

The Santa Train Never Gets Old
Erwin Record
By Donna Rea The Santa Train made its 69th journey through the mountains of
Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee on Saturday, Nov. 19. A tradition started
by the Clinchfield Railroad – now CSX – and the Kingsport Merchants
Association, the Santa Train ...

Waldameer gets a second train for its railroad
Among the more than 75 rides and attractions at Waldameer Park & Water
World, the passenger train is one of the most personal to park owner Paul
Nelson. The L. Ruth Express is named after his late adoptive mother, Lydia
Ruth Moeller, who, ...

Fast trains to Chicago coming in 3-4 years
Detroit Free Press
Photos by Ellen Creager/Detroit Free Press Part of the improvements to the
railroad tracks, such as this one in Kalamazoo, include upgrading the rails
and the ties. Train stations across Michigan are getting upgraded. The
Kalamazoo station has oak ...

Severna Park model railroad club to open doors to the public this ...
His father always set up an elaborate network of Lionel model trains late
on ... train covered with logosseveral readChesapeake & Allegheny Railroad
for the ...

Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Tri-Rail Train - West Palm Beach News ...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A pedestrian is struck and killed by a Tri-Rail
train near Forest Hill Boulevard and Interstate 95. Monday, December 5,

1883 Bellville train wreck blamed on severe flooding
Mansfield News Journal
The 1883 Bellville train wreck was caused by the collapse of the railroad
bridge. The supports had been washed out in a flood. / Submitted photo
BELLVILLE -- It was a heavy rain at the wrong time. On Friday night Feb. 2,
1883, driving rain started to

Father, son die after truck hit by train
Springfield News-Leader
Transportation officials say most railroad crossings do not utilize active
warning measures such as lights, bells or control arms that activate when a
train approaches. Eric Curtit, administrator of railroads with the Missouri
Department of ...

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12/7/2011 3:24:00 AM


Christmas tree trains are a new tradition at the West Chester Railroad 
Delco News Network
Add a nostalgic train ride to a tree farm and you create an even more
memorable holiday experience. “Christmas and trains just go together,”
says Derek Slifer, of the West Chester Railroad. “It's our busiest time
of year.” The West Chester Railroad ...

BNSF honors Vets
Suburban Life Publications
Captain Jeremy Dugena of Batavia speaks with Andy William of the Burlington
Northern Santa Fe railroad company, Dec. 4. Dugena and his wife were among
the dozens of families honored on a special Holiday Express train ride that
departed from Downers ...

Trash truck driver not seriously injured after colliding with train in Dover
Photo by Marissa Choate, The Hennessey Clipper Marissa Choate - Marissa
Choate, The Hennessey Cl DOVER — The driver of a trash truck apparently
suffered only minor injuries when his truck was hit by a Union Pacific
Railroad train Wednesday,

Working on the railroad: Job growth, rail projects cap busy year for BNSF
Daily Inter Lake
Positions included train yard engine positions, mechanical and maintenance
personnel and track engineers. BNSF placed advertisements in area
newspapers last week, noting a $113 million annual payroll in Montana and
encouraging prospective railroad ...

High-Speed Rail Is Dead in America. Should We Mourn It?
Slate Magazine
Along with the usual conservative opponents, the wealthy liberals living
along the railroad's proposed path in Palo Alto and neighboring
cities—sufficiently motivated by the prospect of trains roaring literally
through their backyards—began to ...

Holiday Railfest will regale families with train shows
Christmas will roll in with the huff and whistle of miniature trains
chugging along model train tracks Saturday. The Southampton Railroad
Station Society's second annual Holiday Railfest will feature Santa Claus
and an indoor train show, ...

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Holiday train coming to Mason City
Mason City Globe Gazette
MASON CITY - The 2011 Canadian Pacific Railroad's Holiday Train will be
stopping in Mason City at 9:30 pm Thursday, Dec. 8 at the Canadian Pacific
Depot, 904 S. Pennsylvania Ave. Admission to the train and show, which
starts at 9:45 pm,

Railroad: Remote control trains reduce employee accidents
Andy Williams, director of public affairs for Colorado, Kansas, Missouri
and Nebraska for BNSF, stated in a phone interview on Tuesday that "the
technology would be used once a day, only in the rail yard in Sterling, to
move train cars and switch ...

Driver caught on railroad tracks is killed
Chicago Tribune
AP A motorist caught in between railroad crossing arms in New Lisbon is
struck killed by an oncoming train. Police say the 76-year-old Wisconsin
Dells woman was driving north on Highway 80 Tuesday evening when she became
trapped on the tracks. ...,0,168165.story

Bombardier Urges Rail Upgrades as Tracks Hobble Amtrak's Acela
By Frederic Tomesco and Lisa Caruso - Wed Dec 07 05:01:00 GMT 2011 US rail
travelers would benefit more from upgraded tracks allowing trains to go
faster than from immediate spending on high-speed equipment, according to
Bombardier Inc., ...

Enbridge Energy eyes unit-train loading facility in Bakken Shale; USDG opens ...
Progressive Rail Roading
The project calls for expanding capacity at a terminal near Berthold, ND,
by 80000 barrels per day (bpd) and constructing a rail-car loading facility
to accommodate additional volume. Enbridge Energy plans to build a
double-loop unit-train facility and ...

Downtown Miami passenger rail gathers steam
Miami Today
The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, which runs Tri-Rail,
has long expressed interest in extending service into downtown. Now, the
commuter train runs daily from Miami to West Palm Beach on tracks owned by
CSX, which means riders must ...

Family: Irvine Park Railroad to run Christmas Train - Los Angeles ...
The historic Irvine Regional Park's festive holiday train will depart from
the brightly lighted train station and drop off passengers at the North
Pole for the Irvine ...

Choosing the Right Train Set - Model Railroad Trains -
Tips for finding the perfect train set to adorn your Christmas display,
give to a young railroader, or get started on the hobby of a lifetime.

Railroad Club Hosts Special Night Of Trains, Holiday Music
The Kishwaukee Valley-Eakin Creek Model Railroad Club presents a passenger
train exhibit and holiday concert by Marlowe Middle School Choir. The
Holiday Train display is decorated with tiny villages, snowscapes and
tunnels. Stephanie Price The model ...

Bombardier Urges Rail Upgrades as Tracks Hobble Amtrak's Acela
Passengers and taxpayers alike would benefit, he said, because the ability
to run faster trains on the existing rail network would be a better
investment than a single corridor for a 250-mph train that would cost $20
billion to $30 billion.

Galt OKs quiet zone for trains traveling through Old Town
Lodi News-Sentinel
The money will go toward federal-mandated upgrades to five Union Pacific
railroad crossings within city limits that will allow train engineers to
silence their horns while traveling through the city. Instead of sounding a
horn, supplemental safety

Amtrak train hits big rig's trailer in Benicia
Vallejo Times-Herald
BENICIA -- There were no reported injuries in a Monday afternoon collision
between an Amtrak train and a big rig's trailer, officials said. The train
was traveling on a Union Pacific Railroad track at about 4:50 pm when it
collided with the trailer of ...

Aurora school bus crossed railroad despite activated signal and safety arm
It happened at a busy railroad crossing on the same day as a tragic
train-truck collision that killed a father and son near Seymour. The
crossing arm was down, the signals were lighting up, and the bells were
ringing. However, no train could be seen ...,0,3389512.story

Men escape before train smashes SUVs near Wendell
News & Observer
BY PAUL A. SPECHT - WENDELL -- Two sport utility
vehicles were smashed by a train Tuesday after becoming stuck on railroad
tracks between Knightdale and Wendell. State Highway Patrol officers said
Evan Scott Bryant, 24, ...

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12/5/2011 3:58:00 AM


VRE's Annual On Time Record Improves
“Our entire workforce and railroad partners deserve credit for achieving
this prestigious milestone.” The news comes after VRE earlier this year
announced it had carried a record number of passengers. Officials credit
investments in the VRE train fleet ...

Train service rolls at Fairfield Metro
Ct Post
Photo: Genevieve Reilly / Fairfield Citizen Passengers wait for one of the
first trains to stop at the new Fairfield Metro railroad station amid dense
fog early Monday. Photo: Genevieve Reilly / Fairfield Citizen Passengers at
the new Fairfield Metro ...

Russia By Rail: Trans-Siberian Traditions
NPR (blog)
The route of the Trans-Siberian Railroad from Moscow to Vladivostok. Flying
to see her family is too costly. The train ticket is expensive enough, so
she goes home to Belarus only seldom. The long train rides, she says, are a
time to relax and indulge ...

Metra Train Strikes Another Abandoned Car At Seegers Rd Crossing
Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
For the second time in less than a week, a Metra commuter train struck an
abandoned car left sitting on the Canadian National Railroad tracks near
Golf and Rand roads in Des Plaines this morning (Monday). The two cases are
remarkably similar with an ...

Review: Coal Train Railroad Swings! - Coal Train ... - Zooglobble
On their second album, Coal Train Railroad Swings!, Nashville's Coal Train
Railroad are every bit as playful as their pint-sized primary audience,
adding several ...

Staying on track: Model railroad club runs trains for December First ...
STEVENSVILLE - Railroads and steam engines attract enthusiasts who have a
yearning for the past. In a Stevensville basement, such.

The Silverton Northern Casey Jones Railbus | The Car Hobby
Here is the Casey Jones railbus as it sat behind the San Juan County
Historical Society museum back in the Summer of 1988. A photo I took during
a casual ...

Tri-Rail service resumes hours after train hits, kills pedestrian standing 
on ...
Palm Beach Post
Check your commute By Sonja Isger WEST PALM BEACH — Several hours after a
northbound Tri-Rail train struck and killed a pedestrian this morning, the
tracks in both directions have reopened, officials said. West Palm Beach
police will be handling the ...

Best Free Miniature Train Rides Are In Largo « CBS Tampa
By Barbara Ann
They operate on these free weekends from 10am to 4pm. Bring a picnic or buy
lunch from one of the vendors. Children must be at least one year to ride
the trains. For more details call or click here to visit there website.
Largo Central Railroad ...

Nine decades later, train disaster still resonates with railroad historians
5, 1921, 27 people died and 70 were injured in a head-on collision of two
trains on the Philadelphia and Reading Railway, between the now defunct
Woodmont and Paper Mill stations. "The trains slammed together in the rocky
cut with a force that ...

Tri-Rail train strikes, kills pedestrian near Forest Hill Boulevard and ...
Palm Beach Post
Check your commute By Sonja Isger A Tri-Rail train has struck and killed a
pedestrian this morning, police dispatchers report. The wreck happened
shortly after 6 am on the railroad tracks near Interstate 95 and Forest
Hill Boulevard. ...

Area's rich history of railroads comes alive at Cayuga Museum talk
Auburn Citizen
AUBURN — A prolific railroad researcher rolled into the station Sunday at
the Cayuga Museum in Auburn, sharing scores of old photographs and
postcards depicting central New York's once-proud network of trains.
Richard Palmer, a member of the central ...

On track: Train service rolls at Fairfield Metro depot
Ct Post
Photo: Genevieve Reilly / Fairfield Citizen More than a decade after it was
first proposed, the Fairfield Metro railroad station -- the town's third --
is operational this morning. The first New York-bound train pulled into the
$45 million-plus complex ...

Truck crashes at railroad crossing
MARSHFIELD, Wis (WSAU) - A pick-up truck that was turning off Highway 13 in
Marshfield lost control on some ice, slid into a railroad crossing signal,
and was hit by an oncoming freight train. It happened during Saturday
morning's snow around 9am. ...

Model railroad enthusiasts share their passion
Appleton Post Crescent
Gabrielle Pedersen, 2, of Larsen, watches a train go by Sunday during the
Neenah-Menasha Model Railroad Club open house at the Milwaukee & Northern
Depot on Forest Avenue in Neenah. The open house will continue this
. ...

Metro-North upgrades winter gear
The Journal News |
The railroad gets ready for storms by taking many steps, such as changing
the third-rail shoes on trains to ones that have holes in them to prevent
the buildup of ice and snow that can block the shoe's contact with the
rail. ...

Frankford railroad crossing repairs planned
Delmarva Daily Times
FRANKFORD -- Repairs to the town's railroad crossings are being made thanks
to improved communication among town officials and representatives of
Norfolk Southern Corp., the company responsible for maintenance of the
train tracks. ...

Trees & Trains at the SD State Railroad Museum (recurrence ...
The Heart of the Hills - All Aboard Hill City 'A community building unity
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BNSF Treats Troops to Train Ride - Tracking news and events in the railroad industry
On Saturday, December 4, the railway treated nearly 300 Wisconsin soldiers
and their families to a ride along the Mississippi River in vintage
passenger cars. This is the fourth year that BNSF has hosted the scenic
train ride, known as the Holiday ...

Man struck, killed by train in La Puente
Los Angeles Times
An unidentified man sitting on the railroad tracks was struck and killed by
an Amtrak train Sunday afternoon in La Puente, authorities said. The
train's crew spotted the man on the tracks near Old Valley Boulevard and
Albert Street and tried to warn ...

Earphones are cited in many railroad deaths
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
based nonprofit dedicated to railroad-safety education. "(Pedestrians)
think that they're going to be OK, but it's easier to underestimate a
train. If someone does that and has earbuds in their ears, they're really
cutting their chances to survive," ...

Crowd planned to greet train
Arizona Daily Star
The first passenger train to be run over the recently constructed El Paso &
Southwestern railroad from El Paso to Tucson will arrive in this city this
morning at 11 o'clock and will be welcomed by many of the citizens.
Arrangements for its reception ...

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12/4/2011 4:09:00 AM


Chicago Welcomes Holiday Train - Tracking news and events in the railroad industry
The holiday train spreads holiday cheer on all of CTA's eight passenger
rail lines at no additional cost to passengers. The holiday train takes a
normal six passenger rail car train and includes a special flatcar at the
head of the train.

Amtrak upgrades are still on track in Milwaukee
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Now, state officials are looking at options closer to the train station to
avoid track upgrade costs. Oimoen said an environmental study is comparing
two sites: one just southwest of the station on land owned by the city and
Canadian Pacific Railroad; ...

Military families treated to special train ride
The BNSF Railway made a stop at a Metra station in Downers Grove to give
families a 90-minute ride. BNSF's Holiday Express train is expected to
provide rides to more than 2200 members of military families during its
week-long trip through Minnesota, ...

Train Derails In Downtown Spartanburg
News Channel 7
According to CSX, the train originated in Kentucky, and was hauling a load
of coal to Georgia. A spokesperson says a total of 6 cars derailed, with
four of them actually turning over. Cleanup is underway and the railroad
track opened Sunday night.

Monday Marks Anniversary of Train Wreck
The Southampton Railroad Station Society will be holding a commemoration
event Monday at 10 am at the Bryn Athyn Post Office, which is located near
the site of the accident and formally served as a Reading Railroad train
station. On hand at the event, ...

US Railroads Avoid Freight Crippling Stoppage
The Handy Shipping Guide
US – The impending strike of railroad workers which we covered in our
rail freight news in November looks to have been averted after both the
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and the American Train
Dispatchers Association reached

Gateway project, No. 7 line extension latest to vie for trans-Hudson 
Asbury Park Press
Currently, the MTA has capital funds tied up to complete the Second Avenue
Subway and the Eastside Access project to bring Long Island Railroad trains
to Grand Central Terminal, he said. “I find it hard to believe that New
York City will have the money ...

Lake Superior Railroad Museum seeking funds ... - TRAINS Magazine
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Roslindale's train museum is model of holiday fun
Wicked Local
Theo Coben, 2, and his dad, Josh, got an up-close view of elaborate train
sets and landscapes. The Bay State Model Railroad Museum invited visitors
to view the internationally acclaimed model railroad sets in action on
Sunday. By Julie M. Cohen/Wicked ...

Man escapes truck-train crash in Marshfield
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
When the railroad gates came down to signal the approaching train, Zawislan
abandoned his vehicle. The pickup and trailer were severely damaged and
needed to be towed, Poeschel said. A Marathon County deputy was at the
scene, and Marshfield police and

Visit with Santa Claus aboard vintage rail car
Las Vegas Review-Journal
In Arizona, the Grand Canyon Railway runs from Williams and the Verde
Canyon Railroad operates from Cottonwood, near Sedona. Three of these lines
are official "Polar Express" licensees: the trains from Ely, Carson City
and Williams.

Man escapes injury in train collision
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
"Unfortunately, at the same time, the train came along," Poeschel said.
When the railroad gates came down to signal the approaching train, Zawislan
abandoned his vehicle. The pickup and trailer were severely damaged in the
train collision and needed to

Union Pacific Railroad invests more than $6 Million for track improvements
Breaking Travel News
The five-mile project includes removing and installing nearly 13500
concrete ties, five-miles of rail and renewing the surfaces at seven road
crossings. Four switches, the devices that guide a train from one track to
another, were replaced in May. ...

Man struck, killed by train
Times Daily
By Hannah Mask A Cherokee man died Saturday afternoon when he was struck by
a train while walking along the railroad tracks near downtown, authorities
said. Daniel Austin, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene by Jesse
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Trains raise funds for a Cure
Charlotte Observer
A moving bus is new, along with a Long Island Railroad set of trains. Back
are such standing features as the 3-foot-tall mountain Jaclyn built from
plaster and porch screen; train tracks 10 feet above the garage floor; and
a miniature drive-in that ...

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Casey Jones Mix

12/3/2011 10:07:00 PM

Mixed Dates of Casey Jones news articles.. Railroader and TMNT dude.. and others of interest...

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General News Mix

12/3/2011 10:04:00 PM

General News Mix for Nov and Dec.

General News

Pregnant teen, elderly woman among pepper sprayed

Amazon Prime Made Me a Shopping Machine

Mysterious Symbols in China Desert Are Spy Satellite Targets, Expert Says

Man Calls Police 5 Times Over Broken iPhone, Architect Takes Going Green Literally

7 Ways to Earn an Extra $1,000 This Month

Five New Skills Job Seekers Need

Homes at the Top of America

Winter Vacations for Every Budget

More Americans than not want health law repeal: poll

Bell Ringers Go Digital This Season

Odd News - Chainsaw Mishap, Beer for Dogs, Jesus in Cliff

The World's First Vertical Forest Is Growing Sky High

Video: Sarah Palin on Jerry Sandusky: ‘Hang him from the highest tree’

Building a Better Helmet

Deputy carries frightened deer from road to safety (video)

Inspiring runner refuses to stop short of state final finish line

Odd News - Chainsaw Mishap, Beer for Dogs, Jesus in Cliff


Amtrak Discounts: How to Book Cheap Train Tickets

The 10 Best U.S. Day Trips By Train

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Trains Vs. Planes: The World's 10 Fastest Rail Pairs

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5 Scenic Train Rides Through America

Earths possible twin discovered. (many other good videos after it too)

Toxic Levels of Arsenic Found in Popular Juice Brands

Recap of primetime shows


Anonymous 'Secret Santa' Brings Christmas Cheer

World AIDS Day: A Look at the Numbers

Wash. governor wants DEA to reclassify marijuana

Hurricane Force wind black out LAX

General News

Smart Ways to Make money with your car

Economy gaining but not enough to cut unemployment

Saudi King cancels lashing sentence for woman driver

Americans spending less — but not on health care or gas

Hallmark unemployment sympathy cards

Alternatives to sitting in a desk chair

US 'threat' of military action unites Pakistan

9 Things You Didn't Know About Your Ears

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Colds

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Taste Buds

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Wrinkles

Canadian Artic Loses Entire Ice Shelf


Road Trip from Phoenix to Grand Canyon over Thanksgiving
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Best National Parks of the Pacific Northwest

New York City's Best New Hotel Rooftop Bars

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10 Free Things to Do with Kids at Disney World

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America's 10 Best Hotel Restaurants

General News Mix

100 year old finishes marathon

Usher comments on Clinton concert wardrobe malfunction

Ellen's Photo Frenzy

Wireless Users Will Get Alerts on Excess Use

Yahoo recaps

Cars with the most brand-loyal buyers

Your Cheating Heart: iPhone App Finds Wife With Another Man

Mexican drug cartels recruiting Texas children

Greyson Chance

Chinese express horror at public indifference to toddler hit-run victim

Hero worship: “Batman: Arkham City” among the year’s best

The 10 Best Places to Retire in 2012

Boston boy survives 3-story drop from burning home

Free Love Advice

5 Biggest Vacuum Goofs

Don’t tell Occupy Wall Street: Cain’s 9-9-9 plan would be boon for private equity titans

Whats for Dinner


Dan Wheldon Spent Final Night Getting His And Hers Tattoos With Wife Susie

Cheerleader's Misstep Lands Her In Pool

Fast Food Items You Can't Have

Episode 2: Josh & Katrina

Top moments at the Clinton concert

Challenges loom as world population hits 7 billion

Mindless Eating Habits That Cause Weight Gain

The World's Tiniest Hotel Rooms

The World's Tiniest Hotel Rooms

New Wrinkle in Hiring: Older Workers Taking Kids' Temp Jobs

Why You Shouldn't Compare Occupy Wall Street to the Tea Party

What was Steve Young looking at on his BlackBerry?

Amazon sued in Seattle over revealing actress' age

Man Quits Job With A Bang and A Celeb Gets Kicked Out of An Apple Store

Dog Ruins Proposal

Cyclops Shark & Other Cryptic Creatures Make October Creepy

Most Over paid CEOS

Army mulls pros and cons of French manicures, tattoos in revised grooming policy

Ford Mustangs Kits

Does he love you? Check his grammar for clues.

Heinz offers foodies a fancier ketchup spiked with balsamic vinegar

Top 5 places to live in another century

5 of fall’s most outrageous and actually useful gadgets

The Secret to Living Well on $11,000 a Year

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12/3/2011 9:24:00 PM


No additional train traffic expected despite expensive improvements
Grand Island Independent
Despite ongoing multimillion-dollar rail-line upgrades, neither railroad
reports that more trains will be coming through Grand Island as a result.
Todd Kuhn, BNSF engineering manager, told the Grand Island City Council on
that a $90 million ...

Enthusiasts flock to annual model train show in Ocean City
Press of Atlantic City
“My dad got me my first train set the day I was born in 1937,” Absecon
resident Dick Yard said. He is president of the Shoreline Railroad
Historical Society. “I still have it and it runs perfect. Today I have
100 sets.” At Bruesehoff's home in Upper

Body Pulled From Red River Believed To Have Been Hit By Train
The body of a woman pulled from the Red River Saturday morning is believed
to be the same person who was hit by a train a few hours earlier. Sgt. Alan
Davidson, with the Caddo Sheriff's Office Marine Unit, says a Kansas City
Railroad train conductor ...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Railroad museum debuts Christmas exhibits
Lumina News
by Patricia E. Matson A small stream of visitors trafficked the Wilmington
Railroad Museum
on Friday, Dec. 2, for the debut of its Christmas Train and
Light Spectacular. Officials were pleased with the first night and expected
more people to attend as

Russia By Rail: Elections Offer Russians Little Choice
NPR (blog)
by David Greene and Laura Krantz Endless hours of waiting on platforms and
riding in train compartments are a recipe for conversation. And with a
parliamentary election in Russia on Sunday, Trans-Siberian travelers seem
more than willing to talk

Cheap Trips: Train Exhibit, Holiday House Tour and Craft Show
Train Exhibit at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum Summary: The museum's
latest exhibit, "Glory & Triumph: Trains Made in America," features 10
model train layouts, interactive displays and more than 300 items -- many
from the Lehigh Valley Railroad, ...

Trains roll through winter scenes
Santa Maria Times
A special Christmas model train show is returning to the historical IOOF
Hall in the Village of Arroyo Grande today and Sunday. The fifth annual
event is sponsored by the San Luis Obispo Model Railroad Association and
the South County Historical ...

Cheap Trips: Train Exhibit, Holiday House Tour and Craft Show
60 miles or an hour and 15 minutes Summary: The museum's latest exhibit,
"Glory & Triumph: Trains Made in America," features 10 model train layouts,
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Railroad, which ran from 1855 ...

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12/2/2011 1:16:00 AM


Unions Avoid Rail Strike After Congress Prepares to Intervene
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and the American Train
Dispatchers Association, representing 26500 workers, reached tentative
agreements, the National Railway Labor Conference, a Washington-based group
that bargains on behalf of ...

Patches Nearby: State Department Of Ecology Fines BNSF For Chambers Creek ...
The state also billed the train company $6370 for cleanup. By Brent
Champaco The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is fining BNSF
Railway $3000 for spilling 150 gallons of liquid sodium hydroxide to the
environment in Pierce County. On Feb. ...

Wash. pedestrian killed by commuter train
The Seattle Times
Police in Kent, Wash., say a pedestrian has been killed by a Sounder
commuter train. Commander Pat Lowery says it appears the 46-year-old Kent
man stepped into the path of the approaching train about 5:30 pm Thursday
as it reached a railroad crossing

Ribbon cut at new rail station; trains stop Monday - StamfordAdvocate
Economic Development Director Mark Barnhart was finally able to admit it,
standing in the parking lot of the Fairfield Metro railroad station Friday
afternoon after

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Freight rail strike averted; NJ Transit commuters spared rough ride Tuesday
Asbury Park Press
NEWARK — A settlement that averted a threatened freight railroad strike
also spared thousands of NJ Transit commuters from a rough commute Tuesday
morning. The agreement reached with two unions that represents locomotive
engineers and train

Rawsonville Road reopened after train-vehicle crash that killed driver
The driver killed this morning in a collision with a train in Augusta
was traveling at a high rate of speed and missed a stop sign at
the railroad crossing, police said. A 2002 Nissan Pathfinder was totaled
after colliding with a cargo train

Ribbon cut at new rail station; trains stop Monday
Ct Post
First Selectman Michael Tetreau stands on the platform at the new Fairfield
Metro Station as a train passes Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 during a ceremony to
mark the official opening of Fairfieldís third railroad station. Photo:
Autumn Driscoll / Connecticut

Sheriff's office identify man killed by Amtrak train
Winston-Salem Journal
Investigators don't know why a man killed by a train was on a railroad
tracks Thursday night but don't suspect foul play or suicide. Ricky Van
Workman, 52, was walking on the Norfolk-Southern railroad tracks between
Lee Smith road and Turner Road about ...

New Model Train Exhibit
By Jim Conrad Most model train enthusiasts began their hobby when they got
that little model train set for Christmas. But we've found some train
lovers who've gone well beyond that and they're model railroad set has a
special connection to our region. ...

All Aboard! Railroad Museum Gets Festive
WBAL Baltimore
Coupling trains and the holidays offers families a fun, interactive
experience at the B&O Railroad Museum. There's a new G-scale exhibit and
new train layouts every weekend through the holidays. Kids can send a
letter to the Santa the old fashioned way ...

Railroads, unions reach deals to avoid pre-Christmas strike
Lincoln Journal Star
A BNSF train travels on the southern edge of Sterling on June 8, 2011.
(ROBERT BECKER/Lincoln Journal Star) WASHINGTON — The nation's freight
railroads and two labor unions representing 26500 railroad engineers and
dispatchers reached a tentative

Aberdeen Train Station: Raze, Relocate Or Wait
“From a tourism point of view, we hope it'll bring in people because the
amount of railroad buffs around the country is amazing.” Walt Holloway, a
volunteer at the society for three years, believes the train station is
worth saving.

Mom tips for visiting Santa at Irvine Park Railroad
When Andrew was just a baby, one of the first outings we took with the Moms
Club was to Irvine Park Railroad's Christmas Train. The Christmas Train is
open from 5 to 8 pm on Dec. 2-4, 9-11, and 15-16, and from 4 to 8 pm Dec.
through 23.

Win a 'Cyber-Train' Trip to the Florida Keys Honoring Railroad Centennial
Newman PR
The winner of the Florida Keys Cyber-Train to Sunshine Contest and a guest
can follow the historic railroad's route through the Keys on the
contemporary Overseas Highway, much of which was built on the old railroad
bed. The prize package includes three ...

Pedestrian killed by Sounder commuter train
People who walk in the area say the commuter trains are relatively quiet
and people need to pay close attention. The train immediately stopped after
impact, blocking a number of rail crossings through downtown for about an
hour, according to police. ...

Person hit by train between Thomasville and Lexington
Lexington Dispatch
A man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train near this railroad crossing
at Turner Road on Thursday night. By Seth Stratton An unidentified man was
hit and killed by a speeding Amtrak train Thursday evening between
Lexington and Thomasville. Maj. ...

Holiday Train rolling in for Brookings Food Pantry
Brookings Register
The Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad and its parent company, Canadian
Pacific, will bring their Holiday Train to Brookings on Tuesday, Dec. 6.
Organizers say the event is open to the public and is designed to call
attention to the need for both ...

Man dead after being struck by train
Carroll County Times
Police said a man they believe was homeless is dead after being struck by a
train in the 100 block of Railroad Avenue (Md. 27) around 9:25 Thursday
. The man's name is not being released at this time, Det. Sgt. Rob
Stryjewski of the Maryland State

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Russia By Rail: Setting Off From Moscow
NPR (blog)
And taking a trip along the length of the rail line provides an excellent
way to grasp the country at a pivotal moment — 20 years after the breakup
of the Soviet Union on Christmas Day 1991. The train itself is a story.
During those long hours on ...

Police Department Begins Strict Railroad Signal Enforcement
The PEERS initiative is a project targeted for local railroad safety
education and enforcement programs. Reduce the number of train-vehicle
collisions that occur in Illinois, as well as incidences of trespassing
upon railroad property.

HObo Model Railroad Club holds annual holiday open house
Connellsville Daily Courier
The club was named for the hobos who were associated with railroads,
especially during the Depression. They jumped on and illegally rode the
trains looking for work or food at the next stop. The club location in Room
301 allows the train display to

Romance of the railroad
MSN India
It is true that history does not tarry with ifs and buts; however,
imagination balks at how dramatically altered the destinies of two nations
might have been, had Gandhi not been thrown out of a train in South Africa.
Decidedly, there is something

Christmas trains will roll through winter scenes
Times Press Recorder
By TPR Staff A special Christmas model train show will return to the
historical IOOF Hall in the Village of Arroyo Grande this Saturday and
Sunday. The fifth annual event is sponsored by the San Luis Obispo Model
Railroad Association and the South

Happening Friday
Los Angeles Times
'Like There's No Tomorrow'; the Groundlings; Festival for All Skid Row
Artists; Irvine Park Railroad's Annual Christmas Train. Like There's No
Tomorrow A herald of winter sports season, Warren Miller's annual feature
film showcases daring skiers and,0,5014090.story

Mica, Rahall differ on 'big four' FAA meeting - Rail strike averted with new ...
... Soo Line Railroad and United Transportation Union. GOOD MORNING...IT'S
FINALLY FRIDAY! Thanks for reading POLITICO's Morning Transportation, your
daily tipsheet on the wide world of planes, trains, automobiles and
tricycles. If it moves, it's news.

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12/1/2011 1:27:00 AM


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The jazz combo Coal Train Railroad–Katy Bowser, Chris Donohue, and a
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Rail strike that would have idled Metra averted
Chicago Tribune
The railroads announced tentative contract agreements with two rail unions,
the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and the American Train
Dispatchers Association, which together represent about 26500 employees in
collective bargaining.,0,6419173.story

State recommends hybrid route for Merced-Fresno high-speed train
Fresno Bee
By Tim Sheehan - The Fresno Bee State high-speed rail planners today
recommended a hybrid route that follows portions of two major railroad
corridors between Fresno and Merced. Engineers for the California
High-Speed Rail Authority said the route will ...

Update 4:50: Train derailment
Monroe News Star
The Union Pacific Railroad train was moving at a very low speed when the
derailment occured. Emergency personnel say it appears that a "twist in the
track" caused the cars to leave the track. A portion of Thomas St. in
southern Monroe are closed while

Mini model train display in Arundel chugs through the ages
Baltimore Sun
An 11-car train covered with logos (several read "Chesapeake & Allegheny
Railroad" for the club's fictitious line) pulls out of a scale-model
station. A quiet roar fills the room, and the Lilliputian journey begins.
The train crosses a double-track,0,5825710.story

Cheap Trips: Train Exhibit, Holiday House Tour and Craft Show
Summary: The museum's latest exhibit, "Glory & Triumph: Trains Made in
America," features 10 model train layouts, interactive displays and more
than 300 items—many from the Lehigh Valley Railroad, which ran from 1855
to 1959. The railroad was a major ...

China's high-speed railways and the American way of life (Original Video)
Washington Times
That's a lot of railroad ties. President Barack Obama is the most prominent
person to appeal to our nation of highway navigators to take the keys out
of the ignition and board the trains of the future. In his 2011 State of
the Union speech he said,

Train derails in north Lansing, leaving boxcar on its side
Detroit Free Press
Rod Sanford/Lansing State Journal By Kevin Grasha LANSING -- Lansing police
are investigating a train boxcar that derailed this afternoon on Martin
Luther King, Jr. Boulevard north of Marquette Street. A single CSX Railroad
boxcar is on its side.

Hope for Fix to Malfunctioning Railroad Gates
If the copper connections are jogged out of place by a passing train, the
gates can remain stuck down until another train goes by and jogs them back
into place, Maio said. "They said they have dedicated more railroad
employees to check the Wakefield

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Railroad contract talks ongoing
Galesburg Register-Mail
... and chief marketing officer of the BNSF Railway to the railroad's
customers, said the railroads are working with the Brotherhood of
Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and the American Train Dispatchers
Association to extend the cooling-off period. ...

Volunteer works to restore engine for use in Md.
Washington Examiner
He was getting ready to drive one of the railroad's other engines on an
excursion trip. WSR operates on a portion of the track between Walkersville
and Frederick, offering scenic rides and specialty excursions, such as
train rides with Santa and dinner

Holiday Train toots the horn for hunger relief
Each stop of the decorated train features live entertainment and a call to
donate food to local food shelves. The Holiday Train is 1000 feet long and
has 14 decorated rail cars, including a modified box car that has been
turned into a traveling stage.

Toy Train & Model Railroad Exhibit | Caroline County Office of Tourism
Come to the Toy Train and Model Railroad Exhibit for train layouts, steam-
powered toys, refreshments and more! There will be refreshments provided by
the ...

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Family: Irvine Park Railroad to run Christmas Train
Los Angeles Times
The historic Irvine Regional Park's festive holiday train will depart from
the brightly lighted train station and drop off passengers at the North
for the Irvine Park Railroad's 16th Annual Christmas Train. Kids will
have an opportunity to share,0,3378026.story

Hobo Railroad Santa Trains popular with kids
The Laconia Daily Sun
The first Santa Express trains will operate during daylight hours from
Lincoln on on December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18 also at 1 pm The Hobo
Railroad's Santa Trains, in their 24th year, were named in the past as a
"Pick of the Week" for family fun by

National railroad strike threatens to choke trade
Long Beach Press-Telegram
Containers from the Port of Long Beach arrive by truck and are transferred
to trains for shipping to other parts of the country. (Jeff Gritchen /
Staff Photographer) A nationwide freight-rail strike inched closer to
reality Wednesday after two key

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