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9/30/2011 7:56:00 PM

Pedestrian killed by train in Naperville
Chicago Sun-Times
Terence Guider-Shaw~For Sun-Times A pedestrian was killed after being hit
by a train at about 5:20 pm Friday on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Railroad tracks east of the Metra station near downtown Naperville. Metra
Media Relations Specialist Meg

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Even With Upgrades, LIRR Faces Familiar Reliability Issues
New York Times
“The work will help ensure reliability of train service going forward,”
the railroad's president, Helena E. Williams, said at the time. But on
Thursday, passengers learned that even the miracles of modern technology
are no match for the ancient woes of ...

Teen dared to run across railroad tracks hit by train, source says
Chicago Sun-Times
A dare between friends is believed to have ended in a 17-year-old girl
being struck and killed by a freight train on the Far South Side. The girl
was hit Thursday afternoon after she and a friend dared each other to run
across the tracks, a source said

Roanoke Boasts a Unique Rail Past
The Tribune
In nearly all ways, the railroad has spurred a sophisticated spin within
this city – and continues to inspire wonder through the mystique of its
museums, train-side thoroughfares, architectural gems and the fabulous
Hotel Roanoke. ...

Railway tests innovative ways to prevent hitting Banff grizzly bears
Vancouver Sun
The wooden peg boards and an electro mat system are all designed to keep
bears away from feeding on spilled grain along the rail lines. BANFF —
Researchers know bears caught unawares on railway tracks try to run from
oncoming trains. ...

TMNT's Casey Jones gets his own trailer
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ally Casey Jones is finally a star. The hockey
player by day and crime fighter by night appears in a trailer for his first
live-action solo adventure called -- Casey Jones! Aside from April O'Neil,
one of the only humans to ...

Five fabulous fall foliage train rides
WFMZ Allentown
What better combination than railroads and leaf-peeping? No traffic, no
driving distractions, just a leisurely ride featuring fiery blasts of fall
color. Ride the rails in these five locations for a heaping helping of
autumn or consider a scenic train ...

Man injured in train-tractor collision Thursday evening
Kearney Hub
According to the Dawson County Sheriff's Office, Kent G. Guthard, 42, of
Cozad was traveling south at 5:18 pm on Road 424 in a John Deere tractor
when he attempted to cross the Union Pacific Railroad tracks and didn't
notice an oncoming westbound train ...

Industry growth brings longer, louder trains into Savannah's downtown
Savannah Morning News
Further limiting train hours isn'ta likely option. “The reality is
there's 16 hours a day of work,” said Bill Jasper, president of the
Golden Isles Terminal Railroad, which operates the line. “There's more
work than we can handle 9 to 5. ...

Long Island Rail Road Expects 'Near-Normal' Morning Service ...
Late on Thursday evening, limited service resumed on the L.I.R.R.,
according to a spokesman, at a rate of about one train every hour on each
branch, as railroad workers used manual methods of their trade to pass
trains through the system's

Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad may make tracks out of Portland ...
... A mother and her adult son from Topsham have plead guilty ... A Maine
Narrow Gauge Railroad train carries passengers along Portlands eastern

Latest News: Growing number of Americans riding the rails
Tarentum Valley News Dispatch
When interstate highways and airlines decimated privately operated
passenger trains, Congress in 1970 established the National Railroad
Passenger Corp. as the country's provider of intercity passenger rail
service. Operating as Amtrak, it rolled its

Metra train fatally strikes pedestrian in Naperville
September 30, 2011 -- A Metra train bound for Aurora fatally struck a
pedestrian in west suburban Naperville, according to a railroad
spokeswoman. Outbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe Train 1247, scheduled to
arrive Aurora at 5:34 pm,

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Depending on the weather, my energy and my vision I will try to get this updated today and tonight... Been busy lately keeping up with ework extra hard.. and not sleeping well due a nice fly invasion .. eaten me to pieces! ... So between the busy busy the only job I am not getting done is my blogs.. and I'm sorry readers I have not forgotten nor abandoned you!.Right now though the most important railroad story is the abandonment and disapearing of the railroad tracks in MS.. This line needs to be preserved and reknewed or it will cut off alot of future comback to the area as normally when the rails are gone they are gone.. and the tracks that the historical run and wreck of Mr. Casey Jones route ran on should not be abandoned.. it is part of the most famous world reknown railroading history to date...  - DNatureofDTrain

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Railroad News

The Durango & Silverton Railroad Train Trip – Durango, Colorado
The ride on the Durango & Silverton Railroad is know for the stunning views
and ability to relive a bit of the wild west's history. As we leave the
train station we ...

Truck Stops on Railroad Tracks as Amtrak Train Approaches
According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the tomato truck stopped
on the tracks for an unknown reason.

Lightning Strike Knocks Out LIRR's Signal System
Wall Street Journal
The strike came just west of a key choke point near Jamaica, through which
all of the railroad's train lines pass except for one. By manually moving
switches into place, the railroad was able to start running trains out of
Penn Station once every hour ...

AM General to cut 350 jobs in late October
Fox 28
By Adam Ziegler, Internet Director - email By Casey Jones - email Nearly
seven days ago, AM General unveiled their new MV-1 handicapped accessible
vehicle with big plans for the future. Today management at the plant told
employees working at the H-1

LIRR Service Is Knocked Out by Lightning Strike
New York Times (blog)
A swath of signals just west of the station, a critical choke point in the
railroad's network, immediately lost power, paralyzing train traffic in the
area. With no way to safely direct trains between Jamaica and points west
(including Brooklyn and ...

Train arrives at Longview grain terminal without incident
The Columbian
By Paul Suarez The third train scheduled to head to the EGT grain terminal
in Longview passed through the Vancouver area on Thursday without incident,
officials said. Police officers guarded railroad crossings as the train
passed through Vancouver ...

Teen injured in train incident on Far South Side
Chicago Tribune
It was uncertain whether the victim was hit by a train in the incident,
said Tom Lange, a spokesman for the Union Pacific Railroad. Early
indications were that she may have been injured before the train passed,
but the incident was still being ...,0,1803720.story

Escapes: An eagle-spotting train tour in West Virginia
Washington Post
According to operations manager Rodney E. Matheny, one of the retired
railroad professionals who keep the train moving, the humble Potomac Eagle
has been the setting for a wedding (the groom was compelled to take off his
John Deere hat for the photos) ...

Pedestrian killed by train in Belgrade
Houston Chronicle
(AP) — A freight train struck and killed a pedestrian Thursday at a
railroad crossing in Belgrade, authorities said. The statement did not
release any details other than to say the matter was being investigated by
the Belgrade Police Department. ...

Trove Search results forsubjectRailroad trains
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newspapers, maps, archives and more.

Model train displays chug into Kemper Military
Boonville Daily News
Boonville Model Railroad Train Club unveiled its modular train displays
Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 at the former library of Kemper Military School and
College. By Anita McDonald Model trains began marching down the tracks at
an old military academy last ...

The story of a Deep South labor town and the sheriff who stood up for workers
Facing South
Water Valley's history with labor unions goes back to legendary
19th-century railroad engineer Casey Jones, who once lived in Water Valley
and who held dual membership in the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen. ...

Pedestrian struck by train in Belgrade
Belgrade News
A deputy Gallatin County coroner, a Belgrade police officer and a Central
firefighter work at the scene of an apparent pedestrian fatality
involving a train at the Jackrabbit Lane railroad crossing Thursday
. ...

Why Lehman May Be a Long, Slow Train Ride
New York Times (blog)
By STEPHEN J. LUBBEN Larry Morris/The New York TimesPassengers in 1974
enjoyed the cafe bar aboard Penn Central's 5:02 PM train to New Haven. In
1970 the Penn Central railroad unexpectedly filed for bankruptcy, nearly
taking down the money market in ...

Train under police protection reaches grain terminal without incident
Longview Daily News
Thursday, Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad police and a Coast Guard
helicopter patrolling overhead were alone as the Vancouver grain train
headed for the EGT terminal at the Port of Longview. A mile-long train
entered the EGT grain terminal at the

Shanghai Subway Crash Injured 271 People
The accident happened two months after a deadly crash on July 23, 2011,
involving two trains on eastern China's high-speed rail network which
killed 40 people and injured about 200 in Wenzhou. As part of its rapid
modernization efforts, China expended

Black River Railroad: Ride the train to Pumpkin Junction
Once at Pumpkin Junction, you'll be able to pick pumpkins, visit a 10-acre
corn maze, enjoy light refreshments and more. You can even choose your
train ride car! From passenger coaches to an open-air hayride car, getting
there is half the fun.

Death penalty: Victims of a runaway train
By Syndicated columns By David McNeil Imagine a 200-car freight train like
you may have encountered at a railroad crossing -- how slow to get moving,
seemingly endless in length, on a course that can rarely be changed, nearly
impossible to stop, ...

Labor pains
Missoula Independent
It details the life of the Swedish-born activist and member of the
International Workers of the World who wrote songs such as "The Rebel Girl"
and "Casey Jones—the Union Scab," and who was executed by firing squad in
November 1915.

Railroad Days rolls out history celebration
Colfax Record
It won't take too much imagination this weekend to conjure up visions of
Colfax's railroad heyday. Scheduled to arrive late Wednesday was a historic
Western Pacific Railroad Museum train, the central attraction at the Colfax
Railroad Days celebration ...

Breathe that train
Missoula Independent
A freight train can carry the load of 280 or more trucks. And according to
a 2009 report by the Association of American Railroads, freight rails
account for just 2.6 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions from
transportation-related sources. ...

Clarkson, St. Lawrence picked near bottom of league
“I'm not going to put too much stock in that,” Clarkson first-year head
coach Casey Jones said during Wednesday's teleconference. “We have
players who can produce and who will produce.” St. Lawrence associate
head coach Mike Hurlbut filled in for head ...

China probes Shanghai subway train crash Worldnewscom
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Railroad train Georgia ...

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9/28/2011 5:52:00 PM


Railroad Museum offers train rides with a twist
The State
The museum in Winnsboro is spicing up its annual October train rides with
some changes this year. A newly restored engine, Lehigh Valley Coal Co. No.
126, has been rented for the month. It's a smoke-belching beauty The SC
Railroad Museum at 110 ...

Narrow Gauge Railroad trains its sights on finding new, roomier home
Press Herald
Maine Narrow Gauge collects, preserves and displays railroad equipment from
Maine's 2-foot-gauge railroads, which operated from the 1870s through the
1940s. In addition to the museum, it offers rides in an authentic
2-foot-gauge train, which follows

Car slammed by freight train after pulling onto railroad
Woonsocket Call
WOONSOCKET — A freight train slammed into a car Wednesday after the
driver mistakenly turned onto the River Street train tracks, thinking the
rail bed was a street. Christopher Hanlon, 28, was navigating with the aid
of a GPS device, said Detective ...

Short rail line serving LA and Long Beach ports gets greener
Los Angeles Times
Pacific Harbor Line, known as one of the least polluting US railroads, will
reduce pollution further by equipping part of its train fleet with advanced
engines and special exhaust filters. New technology for one of the shortest
and cleanest rail lines ...,0,4697883.story

Man killed by train identified by police
Norman Transcript
NORMAN — Norman police today released the identity of the man who was
struck by an Amtrak train and killed Sunday night near the railroad
crossing at Constitution Street. Deceased is Tracy Thomas Willaret, 44,
according to a Norman police news release

Caboose arrives in Bartlesville for display
Tulsa World
940 purchased the 1948 caboose from retired Santa Fe Railroad Conductor
Walter Aday and donated the train car to the city of Bartlesville. The
63-year-old car joins the historic locomotive engine in a spot of honor by
Santa Fe depot, which now houses

Train Collides With Car By River Street, Pushing Vehicle 50 Feet
A Coventry man took a wrong turn last night and became stuck on the
railroad tracks. By Sandy Phaneuf Train tracks cross the intersection of
River Street and Verry. A Coventry man took a wrong turn onto the
Providence and Worcester Railroad tracks last

California's first train heist — almost!
Sierra Sun
Convicted robber Ed Steinegal escaped at the Auburn train station while
being transported from San Quentin Prison. TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — Around
midnight Sept. 1, 1881, five armed bandits tried to rob a Central Pacific
Railroad passenger train near

California's first train heist — almost!
Sierra Sun
Convicted robber Ed Steinegal escaped at the Auburn train station while
being transported from San Quentin Prison. TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — Around
midnight Sept. 1, 1881, five armed bandits tried to rob a Central Pacific
Railroad passenger train near ...

Karas introduces railroad postcard depicting historic train merger in ...
The completion of a special new postcard has brought attention to the
Second Transcontinental Railroad connection and merger which took place on
March 8
, ...

Car found crushed on railroad tracks in Anoka County, but no driver found
Pioneer Press
... the sheriff deputies arrived near 179th Avenue and Tamarack streets in
Andover about 9:20 pm on a report of a vehicle driving on the railroad
tracks. The car had been hit by a northbound train and pushed about a
quarter-mile south of 181st Avenue.

Pickup truck crashes into train
KXXV News Channel 25
By Eric Boynton TEMPLE - A man is in the hospital after crashing his truck
into a train when he was trying to beat the locomotive to the railroad
crossing. It happened just after Midnight in the 500 block of 25th Street,
when the 76-year-old driver

Man Hit and Killed by Train About a Mile South of Waterbury Station
Litchfield County Times
A man who trespassed on the Metro-North railroad tracks was hit and killed
today about one mile south of the Waterbury train station, a railroad
spokeswoman said. The man, who has not been identified, was killed at 5:05
, according to Marjorie Anders ...

Person struck by train, service suspended south of Waterbury
Middletown Press
A trespasser on the Metro-North railroad line tracks was struck by a train
this morning on the Waterbury line and service is suspended between
Naugatuck and Waterbury, a railroad spokesman said. The person was struck
around 5:30 am near the Eagle ...

Stuck in train traffic: Congestion catches city's attention
Winona Daily News
The railroad does but won't release it, citing data privacy laws.
Letter-writing and regular communication with railroad officials is about
the best enforcement the city has. Winona's city code stipulates that no
train be parked with its engine running

Drivers who Break RR Crossing Laws Exasperating, Traffic Sergeant Says
Drivers of commercial vehicles that are required to stop at all railroad
crossings could have their commercial licenses suspended for three months.
Violations require a mandatory court appearance with fines up to $750.
Trains and cars don't mix.

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9/27/2011 6:26:00 PM


Railroad accident causes delays for Santa Clarita Valley commuters
“The accident did cause problems — we were able to run trains from
Lancaster into Newhall,” Magness said Tuesday. Passengers were then put
on buses to ride to the Burbank train station. Metrolink's Antelope Valley
line serves the Santa Clarita Valley

Quest for a quiet zone continues
Coal City Courant
As village trustees debated spending $11000 on engineering costs associated
with creating additional safety measures for a proposed railroad quiet zone
within the Coal City/Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad corridor, a
train rumbled past the

Railroad officials offer $10000 reward for information about track tampering ...
Around-the-clock inspections will continue by police and train crews
traveling through the corridor. Officials are also looking at tracks
throughout the Pacific Northwest, Melonas said. "We're ... looking at all
aspects of the railroad to ensure the ...

Apopka chips in for track repairs, bringing commuter rail between Orange and ...
Orlando Sentinel
Apopka City Council members have agreed to contribute up to $160000 toward
$18.4 million worth of improvements of Florida Central Railroad tracks
between Eustis and Apopka so freight trains can travel faster. It was a
surprising move by Apopka,,0,5644246.story

Woman found dead near Ohio train tracks stabbed
Albany Times Union
A train crew for a rail transportation company reported the body Sunday in
Miamisburg, southwest of Dayton. Miamisburg police Capt. Ron Hess told the
Dayton Daily News that two men currently in jail have been interviewed
about Spinks' death. ...

Car hit by train in Springdale
Stamford Advocate
Lt. Beth Erickson talks on the radio after a Metro-North train hit a car at
railroad crossing on Riverbend Drive off Hope St. in Stamford, Conn. on
Tuesday September 27, 2011
. Photo: Dru Nadler / Stamford Advocate Freelance
An MTA police officer ...

Man Sells His Amputated Thumb to Fundraise to Save Haunted Train Museum
by Eric Limer | 2:55 pm, September 27th, 2011 John Baker runs Baker's
Junction Railroad Museum in Smithville, Indiana. The museum, which features
a haunted house that takes place in old train cars, actually sounds pretty
awesome, but apparently, ...

Two Shanghai subway trains collide, 200 hurt
HK), the country's largest railroad builder, said earlier this month it had
dropped a plan to raise about 6.2 billion yuan via a share placement due to
uncertainty over regulatory approval. Firemen work to evacuate injured
people in the underground ...

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1:07. Add to. Norfolk Southern Track Repair Trainby AmericanRailroads20 ...

Train tracks tampered with in Washington
CNN International
By Greg Morrison, CNN (CNN) -- A 60-mile stretch of a key rail line in
southwest Washington was vandalized in several places Monday, causing a
series delays. Gus Melonas, a spokesman for Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Railway, said a railroad crew ...

Edmonds train station gets Community Transit platform
The platform is located at the north end of the parking lot for the train
station, across Railroad Avenue from the ferry dock. Community Transit will
send routes 110 and 116, which currently run on Railroad Avenue past the
Edmonds Senior Center, ...

Portuguese company Fernave to train Luanda Railroad train drivers
Lisbon, Portugal, 27 Sept – Fernave, a Portuguese technical training
company, is set to train Luanda Railroad (CFL) staff, under the terms of a
contract that was recently signed, said the company's chairman, Rui Lucena.
Under the terms of the 200000 ...

Casey Jones Gets A Fan-Tastic Film
By Brian Childs
Filmmaker Polaris Banks has made a thirty-five minute fan film of the
hockey stick wielding, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle loving Casey Jones. The
film is.

Report blames trucker in fatal accident
Press Herald
By David Hench NORTH BERWICK -- Police believe that
the truck driver killed July 11 in a collision with an Amtrak train had
just ended a cellphone call with his supervisor when he realized he was
heading toward a railroad crossing

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9/27/2011 4:53:00 PM


El Paso Times, Texas, Diana Washington Valdez column
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Sep 25, 2011 (El Paso Times - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via
COMTEX) -- Union Pacific Railroad will conduct a special safety train
operation Oct. 5 in the El Paso area in collaboration with city officials
and local law enforcement.

Updated Norfolk Southern Exhibit Car Highlights Benefits of Rail
PR Newswire (press release)
24: Inman, SC, 30th Annual Harvest Day Festival Oct. 15, 16, 22, 23:
Winnsboro, SC, South Carolina Railroad Museum Steam Train Event Nov. 3-6:
Duluth, Ga., Southeastern Railway Museum Model Train Days Nov. 18-20;
Strasburg, Pa., Thomas The Tank Engine

Trains coming next month
Coos Bay World
Pedestrians are warned not to walk on the railroad tracks and to cross
tracks only at designated crossings. Initial service will be between Danebo
and the North Spit. Train service is not scheduled to begin south of the
Coos Bay Rail Bridge to Coquille ...

Senate Panel Eliminates Spending for Obama High-Speed Passenger Rail Plan
An Amtrak Acela train sits at a platform at Union Station in Washington,
DC, US Obama sent a budget to Congress in February requesting $8 billion
next year and $53 billion through 2018 to provide high-speed rail.
Photographer: David Brody/Bloomberg ...

Person Struck, Killed By Train
BOSTON -- A man was struck and killed by a commuter rail train in Woburn on
Wednesday. A railroad trespasser was struck by an outbound commuter train
at 11:30 am under the Route 128 bridge, according to Joe Pesaturo, of the
MBTA. ...

Local longshore president among protesters arrested at EGT terminal
Longview Daily News
Law enforcement officers yanked about a dozen protesters — mostly women
— off the railroad tracks leading to the EGT grain terminal Wednesday
morning as scores of officers in riot gear cleared a path for a train that
arrived there earlier in the ...

Police guard railroad crossings as train passes
The Columbian
Police blocked railroad crossings in downtown Vancouver on Wednesday to
make sure things went smoothly as a BNSF train passed through on its way to
Longview. Officers were told there potentially may be demonstrators, said
Sgt. T. Kim with Vancouver ...

Mount Hood Railroad Welcomes the Polar Express for 2011 Holiday Season
MarketWatch (press release)
To reserve your seats on the Polar Express, call 1-800-872-4661, visit , or visit the train station at 110 Railroad Avenue in
downtown Hood River, Ore. The Mount Hood Railroad has a rich history
reaching back more than a hundred years ...

Alcohol found in blood of pair killed by train in August
Nationwide, 9000 people have died on tracks in the last 10 years, according
to Operation Lifesaver, a rail safety education website. It takes more than
a mile for a train traveling 55 mph to stop, and an optical illusion causes
trains to appear to be ...

36th annual Railroad Days taking shape for Oct. 1
Selma News
The Railroad Day's Parade will begin at 10 am at the Selma Elementary
School. The parade will showcase floats, Shriner units, Railroad Days
Queens and contestants, businesses and churches. A replica of Thomas the
will also join the parade ...

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9/26/2011 3:48:00 PM


Diesel locomotives with a freight train - Railroads and Trains in ...
Two Pacific National "NR class" class locomotives are seen with TOLL's
Melbourne to Perth container freight train as it passes through a ...

Suspected 'tampering' shuts down railroad tracks between Vancouver and Chehalis
The Columbian
By Paul Suarez Railroad operations between Vancouver and Chehalis were shut
down on Monday due to suspected tampering with railroad tracks, officials
said. Burlington Northern Santa Fe halted train operations between
Vancouver and Chehalis around 11 am ...

Dec. service promised on Irene-wrecked NY rails
Wall Street Journal
Metro-North says that when the track reconstruction is completed in
December, train service will resume at all stations. However, construction
work to prevent future flooding will continue. The railroad says that while
that goes on, there will be ...

Train Tracks in East River Tunnels to Be Replaced
WNYC (blog)
By Andrea Bernstein The train tracks under the East River that support
hundreds of Long Island Railroad cars daily will be replaced during a $48
million job that begins next month as the result of what officials said
were "significant water drainage

Port Jervis line train service to return by December; costs may exceed $50M
The Journal News |
SLOATSBURG — Train service will return to the Port Jervis line in
December, but the storm-damaged line won't be fully repaired until next
year at an estimated cost of more than $50 million, Metro-North Railroad
officials said today.

Driver sought after train hits truck in Nelson
Lynchburg News and Advance
Authorities are looking for a man who fled the scene Thursday after a train
struck a pickup truck in Nelson County. A blue pickup truck was driving
that morning alongside railroad tracks off Cabell Road near Fish Pond when
a CSX train hit it,

CP Huntington Railroad Society hosting murder mystery theater
Ironton Tribune
The Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society presents “The
Murdered Mistress on the New River Train,” an interactive Murder Mystery
Dinner Theatre Party Oct. 14, 15, 21 and 22, nightly at 7 pm, at Heritage
Station at 210 11th St., in Huntington

The Great Chocolate and Train Festival (video)
Oneida Dispatch
On Saturday, the Great Chocolate Train Festival celebrated the historic
railroad chocolate spill of Sept. 27, 1955 in Hamilton, when an Ontario &
Western train filled with Nestlé Crunch Bars and Nestlé Quik derailed and
spilled chocolate goods ...

Passenger train strikes, kills man in Norman
Norman Transcript
NORMAN — Norman police are investigating the death of a man who was
struck by a train near Constitution Street on Sunday night. Amtrak
officials told police that 10:30 pm Sunday that a northbound Amtrak train
hit a person who was sitting on a railroad ...

DOT Approves $150 Million in New York Rail Grants
The Journal of Commerce Online
The money is targeted at Amtrak's Empire Corridor that runs between New
York City and Buffalo, but the DOT said the work will also reduce train
delays on other Amtrak routes that include tracks shared with freight lines
Canadian Pacific Railway and ...

Cash-strapped T looks to sell a gem
Boston Globe
Motivated sellr. “For the train buff who has everything?'' one observer
mused on a message board, spotting a legal notice for the
MBTA's proposed sale of Newton Centre Station. Perhaps, but any rail fan
with designs on turning the ...

Woman's body discovered near SW Ohio train tracks
Houston Chronicle
MIAMISBURG, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine whether the
death of a woman found near railroad tracks in southwest Ohio was
accidental or intentional. A train crew for a rail transportation company
reported the body Sunday afternoon in ...

Vermont rails repaired; trains back after Irene
114 on the Green Mountain Railroad, which runs from Rutland to Bellows
, is seen knocked off center after Tropical Storm Irene swept through
the region Aug. 28. ABOVE: The bridge is shown after it was repaired Sept.
in time for the first train

W.Va. rail trips bring $1.6M to Huntington area
Houston Chronicle
(AP) — The annual New River Train trips draw about 4500 visitors to
Huntington each fall, and organizers are getting ready for next month's
excursions. The Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society organizes
the train trips for two weekends

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9/25/2011 4:49:00 PM


Man walking on train tracks struck, killed in Northeast El Paso
El Paso Times
By Hayley Kappes / El Paso Times A man who was walking on railroad tracks
in Northeast El Paso died Saturday when a Union Pacific train struck him,
police said. The victim, whom police described as a white man in his 20s,
was walking north on the ...

Scouts piggyback on Griffith Railroad Fair
By Michelle L. Quinn Post-Tribune correspondent September 24, 2011 9:08PM
Makylinn (cq) Doctor, 4, of Griffith, has her hands on the steering wheel
as she waits for the barrel train ride to begin during the Griffith
Railroad Fair in Griffith, ...

El Paso Times, Texas, Diana Washington Valdez column
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Sep 25, 2011 (El Paso Times - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via
COMTEX) -- Union Pacific Railroad will conduct a special safety train
operation Oct. 5 in the El Paso area in collaboration with city officials
and local law enforcement.

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9/25/2011 4:04:00 PM


Council to talk trains
The Herald |
By Nicole E. Smith - The Rock Hill City Council
could accept a proposal tonight from the Railroad Study Group that would
increase safety in downtown crossings and neighborhoods, reduce train
blockages and create quiet zones. ...

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Train Show and Swap Meet attract hundreds
KAJ18 Kalispell Montana News
MISSOULA - Collectors and admirers, young and old, gathered in Big Sky High
to check out the 32nd annual Train Show and Swap Meet. The Missoula
Model Railroad Club presented the event that allowed vendors to pack in,
show off their merchandise

Railroad agrees to fund landscaping in Lombard
Chicago Daily Herald
By Marie Wilson Trees and shrubs will join train signals and a pedestrian
underpass along the Union Pacific Railroad tracks through Lombard. In a
letter to village staff and trustees, Union Pacific said the company will
pay for up to $1500 of ...

Dead body found near train tracks in Miamisburg
WHIO Dayton
Police investigators and railroad officials are responding to Miamisburg
after a dead body was found near a stretch of train tracks. Full Story
›› MIAMISBURG, Ohio -- Police investigators and railroad officials are
responding to Miamisburg after a dead

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9/24/2011 "all other news aside.. below is important. . it is bad enough they lost their museum and historical marker.. now to lose the tracks... as well is a horrible loss to the one of most famous and important railroad stories in history. " - DNatireofDTrain

Save the Tracks of Casey Jones's Journey!

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9/23/2011 3:01:00 PM


Mad for Metro-North, a Rail Rider Is on a Mission
New York Times
With a reporter's curiosity, she unearthed vintage train minutiae at
museums, from retired railroad workers and on eBay, and explored stations
from the South Bronx to central Connecticut in her free time. “As I
started reading about it, ...

Man Hit By Train In Greenville
A man was hit by a train and fell off the railroad trestle near
Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville. Fire-rescue crews and police were
called out to Charles Blvd. around 3:20 am Friday after getting a call that
a train had hit a man.

DOT Awards $83 Million to Upgrade Rail Lines in New England
Vermont Agency of Transportation -- $2.7 million for a 16-mile extension of
improved signal and train-control technology to enhance the safety and
operation of the Amtrak Vermonter service. The funding also will go toward
upgrades to the dispatch

Police guard railroad crossings as train passes | The Columbian
Police guard railroad crossings as train passes. Police blocked railroad
crossings in downtown Vancouver on Wednesday to make sure things went
smoothly as ...

Amtrak 40th Anniversary Exhibit Train in Galesburg this weekend
Aledo Times Record
By Anonymous On Saturday, September 24 at 10 am, Amtrak Board of Directors
Chairman Tom Carper and Galesburg Mayor Sal Garza will open the Amtrak
Exhibit Train, a unique traveling display showcasing memorabilia from the
40 years of Amtrak railroad

Rail Yard in Iowa City Evacuated Following Suspected Chemical Leak
Read Moremical leak from a rail yard train car. A rail yard in the Iowa
Interstate in Iowa City was evacuated Thursday after workers complained of
a strong odor near two rail cars parked there. Firefighters responded to a
possible leak in a rail car at

That's a curious way of saying 'I was wrong,' Senator Lautenberg
The Star-Ledger - (blog)
This funding would allow Amtrak to get to work on a new tunnel that will
create jobs, increase access to commuter trains for a growing population of
transit riders, and bring real high-speed rail to New Jersey and the
Northeast Corridor.

Rail cars removed in preparation of OTR
Canon City Daily Record
(Jeff Shane/Daily Record) Train cars sit by the river along US 50. Three
hundred empty rail cars have been moved out of the Big Horn Sheep Canyon,
at Christo s expense, and the remaining 100 are expected to be moved the
first part of October in

Riding The Rails: Program Reviews Purcellville's Train History
Leesburg Today
by Margaret Morton The Purcellville's iconic train station building and its
railroad history will be the focus of a program Saturday, titled "When the
Trains Came to Town: Purcellville and the W&OD Railroad." The newly created
Purcellville Parks and

Music City Star adds riders but hasn't hit stride
The Tennessean
“Well, there are no short-line railroads to any of those locations. And
you can't even think about passenger rail on the CSX freight lines. “A
lot of people assume there will be these fast, sleek, light rail trains
going every way.

Conway Scenic Railroad Valley Train Schedule North Conway, New ...
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Scale Union | Demilliken Model Railroads and Trains
Model Railroads and Trains at Your Fingertips. Skip to content ...

Lincoln resident worries about repeat KCS accident
Monroe News Star
Joe Watts can stare out at the Kansas City Southern railroad from his home
on Sims Road in Lincoln Parish and watch trains creep by almost every two
hours. He watched the repairs to the railroad in 2007 when a KCS train
derailed close to his home,

Plymouth man dies in fall from railroad trestle
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
A group of students from Meyers High School discovered a man's body under a
train trestle near Carey Avenue on Thursday. Authorities check the area
near a Hanover Township railroad trestle where a Plymouth's man's body was
found Thursday.

Denver woman dragged killed by light rail train Worldnewscom
DENVER—Witnesses say a woman who was dragged to her death by a light rail
train in downtown Denver may.

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9/21/2011 12:06:00 AM


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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9/20/2011 12:01:00 AM


September 20th 2011

Railroads and their environment - TRAINS Magazine
Trains magazine offers railroad news, railroad industry insight, commentary
on today's freight railroads, passenger service (Amtrak), locomotive
technology, ...

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goin' down the railroad track It makes me feel so doggone blue to listen to
that old ...

Young People Killed By Train Were Under The Influence
WDEF News 12
We may never know why Hannah Barnes and Michael Hennen were lying on
railroad tracks, when an early morning train came barreling through, but we
do know they were under the influence, and according to Sheriff Jim
Hammond, it contributed to their deaths ...

Argentina Train-Van Crash: Driver Unharmed (VIDEO)
Huffington Post
For the second time in a week, a train in Argentina rammed into a vehicle
crossing the railroad tracks. Watch below as a van darts across the
barricade and is slammed by an oncoming train. Amazingly, the driver was
unharmed. ...

Boston train stops feet before hitting man
BOSTON (KABC) -- A man narrowly escaped serious injury after falling onto
railroad tracks at a train station in Boston. An approaching train stopped
just feet away from striking the man. A worker saw the man fall and was
able to alert the train driver ...

Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad's Bring Your 'Ride' to the Train Days
Superior Telegram
... am and 1:30 pm A ride is a vehicle its owner usually takes out only for
display and often has some kind of sentimental value. It can be old, new or
custom. Take your ride on a cruise and then cruise along the scenic St.
Louis River aboard the train.

Renewed union clash at Longview, Wash., grain terminal; people arrested on ...
(Associated Press) 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. ...

Waltham man arrested for assaulting woman on commuter train
Boston Globe
Carpenter had boarded the inbound train from Worcester at 7 pm at the
Framingham station, said Scott Farmelant, a spokesman for the Massachusetts
Bay Commuter Railroad. Between the West Natick and Natick stops, train
officials noticed that Carpenter's ...

Wakefield steam train track repairs investigated
Beginning of Story Content The municipal owners of the railroad tracks
leading from Gatineau to Wakefield, Que. say the Hull-Chelsea-Wakefield
steam train might not be dead after all. The popular tourist train ceased
operations in 2011 after torrential ...

Train-Loving Children Taught Safety By MBCR at West Roxbury Highland Stop
Three childcare groups, whose young participants wave to the commuter rail
trains in the morning, received a special visit this morning. By Adam
Vaccaro Three West Roxbury childcare businesses were visited by the MBTA
and Operation Lifesaver to provide ...

Miraculous escape from rail crash
A driver passing around downed gates at a railroad crossing has
miraculously survived after his small car was smashed by an oncoming train
in Buenos Aires. Just a week prior to this, a different accident involving
a city bus and two passenger trains ...

Portage driver hit by train dies | WOOD TV8
Railroad train crossing_20110915170752_JPG. Regular Photo Size. Change
Location Large Map Go. Latest News. Motorcyclist dies in collision with
semi ...

Couple killed by train had low alcohol levels
Houston Chronicle
(AP) — A man and woman killed when a train struck them at a railroad
crossing where they were embraced on the rails had blood-alcohol levels
below Tennessee's legal limit for drunken driving, toxicology reports show.
Michael Hennen, 27, and Hannah ...

German train derails, some 50 injured
Police said that the accident took place at a rail and road intersection,
as the car rammed from behind by another vehicle lost control and collided
into the train. The rail traffic at the accident site was shifted to other
railroad, German railway ...

Longtime local lawyer hospitalized after train hits SUV
The Columbian
The closure delayed five freight trains. Investigators didn't find any
damage to the railroad or the crossing, Melonas said. Melonas said he
didn't know how fast the eastbound Amtrak train was traveling. The
BNSF-owned track is used by about 30 freight ...

Windber Borough offices to move into historic train station
Daily American Online
Since its construction by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1916, the Windber
train station has stood as a testament to the town. European immigrants and
their families passed through the red-brick station in Miners Park to fuel
Windber's Mining heritage. ...,0,7416176.story

Amtrack funds could be slashed
The Daily Tar Heel
“We could have the infrastructure but not the trains,” he said. The
company, whose stock is owned by the state, hosted a Progress in Motion
Forum last week to discuss the future of railroads, Saylor said. Some
students who rely on the train to travel ...

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9/19/2011 11:58:00 PM


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Fairfield Train Riders Look Forward to Quiet Cars
The Daily Easton
But once the train to Stamford pulled up to the platform, he popped the
device back into his pocket. Soon more riders may have to do the same, at
least if they choose certain cars on the Metro-North Railroad. It will
begin adding “Quiet Cars” to its ...

Girl hit by train while walking home from school
Rapid City Journal
A nine-year-old girl, whose name has not been released, was hit by a train
near Ballpark Road while walking home from school on Monday afternoon in
Sturgis. According to officers, the train, traveling along the Dakota,
Minnesota and Eastern railroad ...

Police: Driver in train crash may have been on cellphone
Morning Sentinel
The train caught fire and several passengers and crew members received
minor injuries. The crash has been investigated by State Police, local
police, Amtrak and the Federal Railroad Administration. The FRA said it
will be months before its ...

TMNT's Casey Jones Gets A Very Gritty Fan Film » MTV Geek
By Valerie D'Orazio
The original 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie and Elias Koteas
notwithstanding, Casey Jones: The Movie by Polaris Banks is probably the
most spot-on film treatment of the hockey-masked avenger you will ever
find. With superior ...

Railroad lets employees use K&I bridge, but not public
Louisville Courier-Journal
He's not an engineering expert, Karem said, but he thinks, if the bridge
was designed for and is carrying massive railroad locomotives and trains,
it probably can carry automobiles. Since the Sherman Minton was closed,
Karem said, he's gotten several ...

Bold rail-safety statement on track for Placer County
Auburn Journal
One of the prints belongs to Caltrans employee Frank Ornelaz II, of Fresno,
whose father was killed by a train. Caltrans is partnering on the campaign
with Amtrak, Capitol Corridor, Operation Lifesaver, Union Pacific Railroad,
Burlington and Northern ...

Ulster tourist train rolling on
Times Herald-Record
The Catskill Mountain Railroad, which runs leaf-peeping train tours in the
northern part of the county, suffered extensive damage during the recent
tropical storms. Railroad chairman Harry Jameson said that rushing water
destroyed three sections of ...

Chicago Traffic Suburban train crossings prove most deadly
Chicago Tribune
Death by train is mostly a suburban syndrome in the six-county Chicago
area, according to a study that said the problem disproportionately
involves smaller municipalities, adults crossing railroad tracks and
suicide victims. ...,0,6271585.column

BNSF Railway CEO says future to bring more hiring in NW
The Seattle Times
A satellite-based network, to stop trains that are getting close enough to
collide, is mandated by the federal government by 2015. "We're going to
have positive train control on our railroad by 2015, and you know, the
horrific accident in Kelso, ...

Suspicious Device Found Saturday Near Train Tracks Turned Out to be 
Railroad ...
Union Pacific Railroad suspended train traffic along the line, as well.
Waco police Commander Melvin Roseborough said the first responding officer,
a veteran of deployment to Iraq, saw the device and noted it included wires
that were lying on the ...

OK frees MBTA to add trains
Boston Globe
“It opens up those rail lines for a lot more commuter rail traffic,''
said Westborough Town Manager Jim Molloy. “It's something everybody in
the metro west area has been hankering for.'' As the prospect of more
trains on the route edges closer to ...

Cyclist Dies in South Redding Collision with Train
A News Cafe
Witnesses stated a Union Pacific train was traveling north on the railroad
tracks approaching the Canyon Road area. At the same time, an unknown white
male adult was riding a mountain bike along the east side of the tracks.
The train sounded its horns ...

MetroNorth ridership expected to surpass LIRR
A MetroNorth Railroad train in this file photo. Photo credit Craig Ruttle |
A MetroNorth Railroad train in this file photoFeb 8 2011 ...

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A Charlevoix rail cruise
Montreal Gazette
The Massif de Charlevoix train is not basic transportation: it is a rail
cruise complete with a three-course lunch and four-course dinner designed
by Jean-Michel Breton, the executive chef for the Fairmont Le Manoir
Richelieu. ...

California High-Speed Train to expand outreach to small and minority businesses
In a decision reached by federal officials, the bullet train initiative in
California has been ordered to alter some of its practices, due to civil
rights complaints filed last year. After considering the grievances, the
Federal Railroad Administration ...

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9/19/2011 6:14:00 PM


Portage man killed in train crash leaves behind 15-month-old daughter; funeral ...
Kalamazoo Gazette -
Kalamazoo County sheriff's investigators said Austin Porter was driving
west on U Avenue and failed to yield to a northbound Grand Elk Railroad
freight train when the crash occurred. Lt. Jim VanDyken said that based on
witness interviews and the

Man struck, killed by train in W'burg
Times Tribune of Corbin
A Williamsburg man was struck and killed by a train Saturday in
Wiliamsburg, according to Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley. Steven
Gabriel Dizney, 21, was walking on the tracks about 150 yards from where
the railroad tracks cross Main Street in

Is an excursion train possible for Sonoma County?
North Bay Business Journal
That's the ambitious plan Richard Deringer, a consultant for Odyssey
Development, LLC, and Ryder Homes of California, floated this past spring
to staff of Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) and North Coast Railroad
Authority. He envisions the train ...

Agriculture's Folk Hero
Farm Bureau News
By Stewart Truelsen America has a fondness for folk heroes, some real, some
fictional, like Paul Bunyan, the giant lumberjack; frontiersmen Davy
Crockett and Daniel Boone; Casey Jones, the brave engineer; Pecos Bill, the
cowboy who rode a tornado;

Homemade Hollywood: Casey Jones
The masked partner of the Ninja Turtles gets his own short film that gives
us his origin story.

Casey Jones the Movie - The Superhero Hype! Boards
For those of you who dont know who Casey Jones is, I feel sorry for you and
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MTA Metro-North Railroad Will Resume Train Service from Port ...
The Rockland County Times was founded in 1888 and is published every
Thursday in broadsheet format. The newspaper is printed on recycled paper.

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9/18/2011 6:21:00 PM


Wiregrass model train show draw crowd
Dothan Eagle
Nineteen-month-old Henry Cotton smiled as he called out choo-choo and
watched the trains circle the track Sunday at the Wiregrass Model Railroad
Show and Sale. Asher Cotton attended the model train show with his wife and
two sons, 5-year-old son Cade ...

Lawsuits could derail high-speed rail plan
Fresno Bee
But lengthy court battles also could affect the project by delaying
construction, increasing costs and altering the course the train takes
through the state. According to estimates by the California High-Speed Rail
Authority, rerouting the line to ...

Opportunity on the rumbling rails
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Train master Pat Siverling, right, showed job candidate Anthony Weis around
a locomotive at Canadian Pacific's Humboldt Yard in Minneapolis last week.
It didn't take much to persuade Anthony Weis to apply for a job on the

China Crash Victims Prove Obstacle for Selling Rail to Investors
What she didn't know was that 10 minutes earlier, another train, traveling
more than 100 kilometers per hour, slammed into Zheng's train. The impact
knocked three rail cars off a viaduct and another hanging over the side.

Train accident ends in a death
A tragic accident near the Williamsburg Main Street Railroad Crossing ended
in the death of 21-year-old Steven Gabriel Dizney. "This is the first
accidental train accident we've had in awhile," said Whitley County Chief
Deputy Coroner Jerry Croley.

Casey Jones -
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Alien Bee: Fan Made Film: CASEY JONES (From TMNT) | Horror ...
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FAN MADE: Watch The Full Casey Jones Movie Online
Comic Book Movie
You may remember we posted the trailer for Polaris Banks' fan film
featuring Casey Jones from TMNT. Well now the entire 35 minute movie is
available to watch inline. Check it out.. Filmmaker Polaris Banks has made
a fan movie based on the bad-ass,

Suspicious Device Found Saturday Near Train Tracks Turned Out to ...
WACO (September 17, 2011)—A piece of discarded railroad equipment found
Saturday evening along a downtown train track prompted Waco police to close

Local History: On way to war, a horrific train crash kills 33
Scranton Times-Tribune
At 6:15 am, the Spirit of St. Louis, a passenger train of the Pennsylvania
Railroad, collided with the troop train. Thirty-three soldiers were killed.
A family spokesman for Sgt. Fred Mendicini of Carbondale relayed to The
Scranton Times the report

Freight train derails near Nephi
Deseret News
Workers are expected to work through the night to re-rail or clear all the
cars. The track will likely be out of service until late Sunday evening.
The accident happened around 8:15 Saturday morning. The train had just
picked up its load of

Illinois collection shows love of trains
Carmi Times
And since he was a kid, his life has revolved in some manner around the
railroad and the trains he grew up riding. "My father was a conductor on
the Waterloo Cedar Falls & Northern Railroad out of Waterloo, Iowa," he
said. "And that's where the magic

Amtrak faces cuts in funding as ridership is peaking
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Double-tracking allows trains to run simultaneously in two directions so
one train doesn't have to wait for another to pass. By using the TRE line,
Amtrak can avoid the Union Pacific rail line in Arlington and the Tower 55
intersection near downtown ...

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9/16/2011 11:54:00 PM


Pieces of the Past: When a two-bit ride from the Farmer Village to Ithaca was ...
Ithaca Journal
WA Bassett wrote that "for many of us, it was the finest and most unique
ride we had ever had, for it was our first ride on a railroad train." The
train line "meant more to us boys than anything that ever happened before
or since. ...

Woman fatally struck by train in Moberly
Columbia Daily Tribune
A 31-year-old woman died after being struck by a train last night in
Moberly. Moberly police officers were dispatched to the Coates Street
railroad crossing at 11:15 pm and found an injured pedestrian, according to
a Moberly police news release. ...

Railroad bridge named Eighth Wonder of the World when built in 1882 opens as ...
Daily Mail
It hummed with commercial railroad traffic six days a week, but on Sundays
it was crowded with pleasure riders who came from all over to experience
the tracks across the sky. Excursion trains from as far away as Buffalo,
New York, and Pittsburgh would ...

Last train out: The puzzle and the pain of suicide by rail ...
FIRST, there's a thump. Then - lightning fast - a crunch. The inhuman sound
erupted moments after Richard Dixon jerked the emergency brake on the train
he ...

Telford train derailment damages railroad crossing
Allentown Morning Call
By Tracy Jordan, Of The Morning Call A train derailment in Telford Thursday
damaged the railroad crossing at N. Washington and E. Broad streets. The
crossing was closed to vehicle traffic for about 5 hours after the 1 pm
derailment. ...,0,220897.story

A Charlevoix rail cruise
Montreal Gazette
By Ken Aiken, Special to The Gazette September 16, 2011 2:58 PM Le Massif
de Charlevoix tourist train's 1950s-era rail cars were completely stripped
and renovated. The view out the window keeps changing, and it's
spectacular. I'm enamoured of excursion ...

Madison woman hit by train in Moberly
Macon Chronicle-Herald
By Anonymous On Thursday about 11:15 pm, Moberly Police were dispatched to
the Coates Street railroad crossing in reference to a pedestrian being
struck by a train. When officers arrived they discovered a female subject
underneath the train between the

Man killed in train collision near Schoolcraft identified as Austin Porter, 21 ...
Kalamazoo Gazette -
Deputies said Porter was driving west on U Avenue and failed to yield to a
northbound Grand Elk Railroad freight train. The flashing red lights and
crossing arms at the railroad crossing were working at the time of the
crash, according to a news ...

China bullet train crash 'down to faulty signal equipment'
The Guardian
AP in Shanghai Pedestrians wait at a railroad crossing as a bullet train
passes in Beijing. Photograph: Alexander F. Yuan/AP An investigation into a
deadly bullet train crash in China has found that faulty signal systems and
mismanagement were mainly ...

Last train out: The puzzle and the pain of suicide by rail | Philadelphia ...
Philadelphia Daily News
Right away, he knew what it was - the sound of a body being crushed beneath
his train. "It's really hard to describe," the engineer said, recalling the
suicide that unfolded a decade ago as his Regional Rail train barreled
north from Jenkintown toward ...

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9/15/2011 12:58:00 AM


Events: Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch
Los Angeles Times
Get the drop on the fall season at the Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch,
an annual old-fashioned family shindig. Activities include train rides, a
giant hay maze, a spooky Halloween bounce house, face painting, carnival
games and, of course,,0,5735035.story

USDOT disburses $19.4 million for eight rail line program projects
Progressive Rail Roading
Grant recipients are required to cover 10 percent of project costs. •
Providence and Worcester Railroad Co.'s Willimantic Branch, $5.3 million,
to upgrade a Providence and Worcester branch line to increase train speed
from 10 mph to 40 mph.

Tupper Lake rail group picks up pace
The Adirondack Daily Enterprise
"We like the rail-and-trail scenario," McClelland told the Enterprise.
"We've always liked it." A group called Adirondack Recreational Trail
Advocates recently formed to push for removing the train tracks and
building a recreational trail in the ...

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Railroads and the new math – big data and what it means
And recent mandates, such as Positive Train Control, are accelerating this
move to a digital railroad – with many implications and opportunities to
be determined. As the railroads delve deeper into the digital age, it is
important that they continue to

Partial Port Jervis train service gets back on track
Mid-Hudson News
TUXEDO – Metro-North will resume partial train service on the hurricane
damaged Port Jervis line on Monday. The railroad will use that portion of
the line that was not severely damaged by the storm from Port Jervis to

Metro-North's Port Jervis Line Slowly Returns
New York Times (blog)
Parts of the railroad's Port Jervis line — though not this stretch —
are going back into service on Monday. Metro-North Railroad is restoring
parts of the Port Jervis train line faster than expected after 14 miles of
tracks were uprooted and wiped ...

Feds Require Better Train Access for the Disabled
Consumer Affairs
The rule requires that all new station platform construction and any
significant renovation must enable those with disabilities to get on and
off any car on a train. “This will help give passengers with disabilities
better access to rail travel across ...

Man killed in car-train crash near Schoolcraft, police say
Kalamazoo Gazette -
Stack said the man had driven through the crossing gates at the railroad
crossing when he was hit by the train. Stack said the man was pronounced
dead at the scene of the crash. The man's car came to rest about 100 yards
north of the railroad crossing ...

Steam train draws a crowd to Geneseo
Geneseo Republic
The Iowa Interstate Railroad's 2-10-2 coal-fired steam locomotive pulls
into Geneseo after one of its Geneseo-to-Annawan excursions on Sept. 10. A
total of 1845 people bought tickets for the train rides. By Lisa Depies An
estimated 10000 visitors were ...

Rail car served as home for two soldiers
Asbury Park Press
Hugh Foster in the interior of the train car Klinger and two friends
renovated in to a residence on Fort Monmouth. / Al Klinger People passing
an ancillary Fort Monmouth gate in Oceanport in the early 1970s were
treated to an unusual sight: a rail car ...

Feds: High-speed train planners must improve small biz outreach
San Jose Mercury News
By Mike Rosenberg Federal authorities on Thursday ordered California's
high-speed rail planners to do better at reaching out to small and
minority-owned businesses or risk losing billions of dollars. Despite its
strong stance, the Federal Railroad ...

Crackdown on Valley drivers trying to beat trains
(KFSN) -- Union Pacific Railroad launched a new crackdown on Valley drivers
who ignore crossing arms. The force of a train hitting your car is
equivalent to running over a soda can with your car. That's the lifesaving
message one train company wants

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"I got all but two days caught up been working at this for 6 hrs now.. need a rest" - DNatureofDTrain


Coloma man killed in collision with Amtrak train had driven around 
railroad ...
The Grand Rapids Press -
By Rex Hall Jr. | Kalamazoo Gazette HARTFORD TOWNSHIP — A Coloma man
killed Tuesday night in Van Buren County had driven around a railroad
crossing arm when his car was struck by a an Amtrak train bound for Grand
Rapids, authorities said. ...

Teen walking across railroad tracks hit by train in Middletown
By Amber Stegall - email A 19-year-old male has been airlifted to Miami
Valley Hospital in Dayton after being hit by a train Wednesday morning. The
accident happened just before 8 am behind a gas station in the 500 block of
University Boulevard in ...

11 die in Buenos Aires after bus ignores rail signals
New Zealand Herald
The bus made it halfway across the tracks before being hit by a train which
then partly derailed and hit another train. Photo / AP A bus driver gambled
and tried to rush across railroad tracks despite a barrier, bells and
flashing lights, setting off a ...

Alaska Railroad - Travel - Fall Foliage Train
The last train to Seward for 2011 has a fall foliage theme, complete with
special fall menu. Come along for the beautiful ride and enjoy the end of
the season ...

Metro-North Railroad: Train Action as Ardsley -on- Hudson (Hudson ...
Subscribe / Rate Video too =)! Metro-North Commuter Railroad's HENRY HUDSON
RIVER LINE Amtrak Empire Corridor All trains (Except ...

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Stay up to date with your favorite 2012 Train or 2012 Railroad calendar.

Railroad Museum Train ride - YouTube
Florida Railroad Museum And Train Ride Parrish Millenniumforce29
views; Thumbnail 4:19. Add to. A Ride on the 1881 Steam ...

Bus-train crash kills 7, injures 162 in Argentina
eTaiwan News
By MICHAEL WARREN AP A train slammed into a bus trying to beat it across
the railroad tracks during rush hour in the Argentine capital Tuesday,
ramming the vehicle into a platform and then striking another locomotive
head-on. At least seven people were

US DOT Announces $20 Million for Rail Line Projects
The improvements will allow freight trains to operate at higher speeds and
clear the mainline more quickly, significantly reducing delays to Caltrain
commuter trains and future high-speed rail trains. Sprague, Connecticut –
Providence & Worcester

Receding floodwaters allow BNSF to start reducing coal train traffic 
through ...
The Republic
The receding Missouri floodwaters will mean less coal train traffic through
Dodge City. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad had to reroute the
traffic through Dodge City and western Kansas after a section of its track
from Lincoln, Neb.

Argentines point fingers in deadly bus-train crash
The Associated Press
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentines traded blame Wednesday for a
bus and train collision that killed 11 people and injured more than 200 in
a railroad crossing the day before. A brief clip from a police security
video that was initially released

Down East scenic rail line takes passengers into the past
Bangor Daily News
This past May, Downeast Scenic Railroad began its first full summer season
of operation after volunteers completed restoration of the train and more
than 6 miles of railroad track and rail corridor. The new season has been
filled with railroad ...

Amtrak Partners With Music Superstar Martina McBride For Cross-Country 
Train ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Amtrak operates trains in partnership with 15 states and four commuter rail
agencies. Amtrak also is a strong financial performer, achieving an 85
percent cost-recovery ratio in FY 2010. Enjoy the journey(sm) at
or call 800-USA-RAIL for ...

Bulgarian Railroads Set Record with 6th Train Fire in 3 months
Photo by BGNES The engine of the express train running from the Danube city
of Ruse to Sofia caught on fire Wednesday morning in Bulgaria's latest
railroad scare. The incident occurred near the village of Odarne, in the
area of the northern city of

Autopsy inconclusive for man found dead on railroad tracks
Northwest Herald
Delisi was found dead on the outbound railroad tracks between Route 47 and
South Street at 6:48 am His body was discovered by a railroad employee and
was not struck by a train. The Woodstock Police Department will continue to
investigate the death. ...

9 Dead, Hundreds Injured in Argentina Bus Crash
The Associated Press
Argentinian authorities say a train slammed into a bus trying to beat it
across the railroad tracks during rush hour, then striking another
locomotive head-on. At least nine people were killed and more than 200 are
injured. (Sept. 13)

Seven Die, 214 Injured as Buenos Aires Commuter Train Crashes Into Bus
By Eliana Raszewski - Tue Sep 13 19:49:00 GMT 2011 Aerial view of crash
site where two passenger trains and a bus whose driver drove around
barriers in an attempt to cross the tracks, at Flores railroad station in
Buenos Aires on September 13, 2011. ...

Tiny trains get a-rollin'
St. Albert Gazette
Laszlo Szojka of the Northern Alberta Lego Users Group shows off part of a
massive Lego train set his group will put on display at the Great Edmonton
Model Train Show this week. Over 40000 square feet of model railroad will
be on display for ...

All aboard!: Erwin model train, railroad memorabilia show set
Erwin model train, railroad memorabilia show set. Published September 13,
2011 . By Brad Hicks - Erwin Bureau Chief. ERWIN — There is little doubt
of the ...

Railroad worker crushed to death by train | The Journal Gazette ...
The Journal Gazette, as Fort Wayne and northeast Indianas largest
newsgathering operation, is your best source of local news, sports,
business, dining and ...

'Anna's Angels' praised for rail-side rescue
Longmont Daily Times-Call
Beninati had tried to jump aboard the train at Third Avenue and Atwood
Street, but missed and wound up under the train instead. Crowley, a former
EMT, and Poiry, a registered nurse, happened to be stopped at the railroad
crossing when Beninati was run

Train has bomb scare when deaf man hands note to instructor detailing dream of ...
Daily Mail reports the train was stopped at the crossing at Burlington and
Longcommon Road just after 8:12pm. Officers initiated emergency protocol
for response to railroad incidents involving potential explosives. Cause
for alarm : The Metra train

Union Pacific running safety train in Fresno
Fresno Business Journal
As part of a program by Union Pacific Railroad in collaboration with
nonprofit California Operation Lifesaver, a Union Pacific train will make a
series of 45 minute runs to show participants the need for railroad safety.
Union Pacific said it has ...

Transit experts urge investment in rail over roads at Raleigh forum
Traveling by train steadily increased in popularity over the last decade
due to traffic and congestion, environmental concerns and rising gas
prices. Amtrak, one of the largest passenger rail companies in the country,
has seen record ridership for the ...

Naugatuck Railroad Pumpkin Patch Train Rides - Thomaston ...
Our Harvest Pumpkin Festival this year includes train ride to the Pumpkin
aboard the Naugatuck Railroad. Each child gets to choose a pumpkin in

ACES rail line to New York shuts down for fall and winter
Press of Atlantic City
Passengers walk along the platform after arriving on the ACES train in
Atlantic City in June. Posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 6:28 pm |
Updated: 9:50 pm, Wed Sep 14, 2011. ATLANTIC CITY — The casino-funded
rail line aimed at attracting New York

Dangerous Shortcut to School
Eastern Iowa Schools
“We are getting complaints of the train blocking the track, so I
contacted the railroad, some councilmen did, the mayor did, and the
railroad said they were going to work with all of us to keep the
streets,” Trelka said. The complaints came from school ...


Giving the Sidekick a Spotlight: from behind the shadow of the ninja Turtles ...
Austin Chronicle
16, 2011 Polaris Banks' live-action tribute to the Teenage Mutant Ninja
Turtles' human sidekick, Casey Jones, was filmed on the sly in Downtown
Austin. What do ninjas, vigilantes, and guerrilla filmmakers have in
common? They do their best work when no ...

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Train Collision in Southern India Kills 10
Wall Street Journal
Press Trust of India reported that several trains were canceled or delayed
because of the accident. The accident's cause was being investigated, said
Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi. India's railroad network is one of the
largest in the world and

Teen injured by train serves as warning to others
In videos posted to YouTube, jumping train tracks and beating a moving
train is viewed as a type of sport. A representative for Operations
Lifesaver of Tennessee, a group that promotes safety at railroad crossings,
said playing near trains means you're

Amtrak rolls toward record ridership
People board an Amtrak train at Penn Station earlier this year in New York
City. By Rob Lovitt, contributor Trains — they're not just for
retirees and railroad buffs anymore. Thanks to changes in technology and
demographics — not to mention ...

Roads closed briefly for reported suspicious package
Chambersburg Public Opinion
13 -- Country and Kriner roads were closed briefly Tuesday morning after a
reported suspicious package was found taped to the underside of a train
trailer at the CSX Railroad Yard. The package was determined to be
harmless, Chambersburg police said.

Police say train collision in southern India kills 7 and injures 18
Washington Post
Rescue efforts, initially hampered by rains, were over with all the injured
shifted to hospitals, said Nagarajan, who uses one name. The accident's
cause was being investigated, said Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi.
India's railroad network is one of ...

Argentina crash kills 9, injures 212
USA Today
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) – A train slammed into a bus trying to beat
it across the railroad tracks during rush hour in the Argentine capital
Tuesday, ramming the vehicle into a platform and then striking another
locomotive head-on.

Man's note about dream prompts bomb threat response on Metra train
Chicago Sun-Times
The train was stopped at the crossing at Burlington and Longcommon Road,
and officers initiated emergency protocol for response to railroad
incidents involving potential explosives. But the investigation determined
the passenger was deaf and was trying ...

Amtrak resuming full Chicago-to-Calif. service
San Jose Mercury News
The railroad said Tuesday that it will restart eastbound service on
Thursday when train 6 departs Emeryville, Calif. The westbound service will
restart on Friday when train 5 leaves Chicago. Amtrak says the BNSF
railroad, which owns the tracks it uses,

Cops: Blinded by sun, man drove into train's path
Albany Times Union
Because trains travel through multiple states, Heslin said, they fall under
federal jurisdiction, which does not compel railroad companies to turn over
evidence. Heslin said the locomotive video revealed that the gates had been
down when Raymond Bagley ...

9 dead, 162 injured in bus-train crash in Argentina
New York Daily News
BY Priyanka Padode AP At least nine people were killed and 162 were injured
in a bus-train crash in Buenos Aires on Tuesday. A bus, trying to beat a
train across railroad tracks, missed, and collided with the platform, as
well as head on with another

Police identify man found dead along railroad tracks
Northwest Herald
WOODSTOCK – A man who was found dead on the outbound railroad tracks
between Route 47 and South Street at 6:48 am today has been identified as
27-year-old Robert A. Delisi of Woodstock. Delisi was not struck by a

Deaf man's note spurs bomb threat response on Metra train
Chicago Tribune
The officer "activated emergency protocol for response to railroad
incidents involving potential explosive devices," police said in a
statement. But an investigation found that the 20-year-old Brookfield man
who wrote the note was deaf and trying to ...,0,4550545.story

Man in early 20s found dead along railroad tracks
Northwest Herald
WOODSTOCK – A man was found dead on the outbound railroad tracks between
Route 47 and South Street at 6:48 am today. The man was not struck by a
train, said John Potoczky, a firefighter and paramedic with the Woodstock
Fire and Rescue District. ...

Bus-train crash kills 7, injures 162 in Argentina
The Associated Press
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A train slammed into a bus trying to beat
it across the railroad tracks during rush hour Tuesday, ramming the vehicle
into a platform and then striking another locomotive head-on. At least
seven people were killed and

Dream prompts Metra bomb search Monday
Suburban Life Publications
Investigators determined the passenger had fallen asleep on the train and
had a dream the train exploded. He was afraid the dream may come true when
he was awake, police said. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Police
detained the passenger for

UPDATE: Suspicious package at CSX was train trailer inventory manifest
Waynesboro Record Herald
By Staff reports Pennsylvania State Police said a reported suspicious
package at a CSX railroad facility off of Kriner Road in Chambersburg was
an inventory manifest of a train trailer's items. Police were called to the
facility around 6:45 am Tuesday

Minot man injured in train-pedestrian accident
Houston Chronicle
MINOT, ND (AP) — Minot police say a 20-year-old man was injured
Monday night in a train-pedestrian accident. Authorities say the man was
laying between the railroad tracks and the crew was unable to stop the
train. The accident happened about 11 pm ...

Railroads: Cartel or free market success story?
Fortune (blog)
The railroads deny any conspiracy or that they made profits on the
surcharges. Lonely passage: An estimated one-third of shippers have access
to only one railroad. Historically, oil was included as one of the standard
expenses in a train contract.

DALE LINDSLEY: In this economic environment, high-speed rail makes no sense
Bakersfield Californian
Understand that passenger rail service is unprofitable. It's the freight
train and its extensive real estate holdings that create their profit. If
railroads could have made money out of the railroad passenger-car business,
they would never have given

Amtrak faces new problem
Bradenton Herald
“We're rediscovering the railroad mode,” said Gil Carmichael, a former
head of the Federal Railroad Administration and a prominent Republican
supporter of Amtrak. However, Amtrak has struggled for survival nearly
every year since its first trains left

Solemn gathering marks anniversary of Metrolink crash
Los Angeles Times
In a low-key event, survivors and families of victims share hugs and mourn
those lost in the 2008 rail disaster. Fern Levine, left, and her daughter,
Sharon Aiken, comfort each other at the Simi Valley train station, where
they joined survivors and,0,7633357.story

Book Review: Train to Nowhere: Inside an Immigrant Death Investigation 
by ...
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
The train continued north. Trapped inside what one person described as
essentially a humidor, the 11 died of dehydration and hyperthermia. The
rail car sat in a facility near Oklahoma City for four months before being
sent to Denison on October 15.

High-speed rail to Duluth gains steam
Minnesota Daily
By Nick Sudheimer Plans to build a high-speed train line that would connect
the Twin Cities with Duluth are gaining momentum. The Federal Railroad
Administration recently approved the proposed route for the Northern Lights
Express rail line, ...

Train trips to showcase beauty of season
Centre Daily Times
It is a perfect time to take a train ride, and the Bellefonte Historical
Railroad Society has several planned excursions. The J. Pontius Historical
Train will first depart at 10:30 am Oct. 22 for the Fall Foliage one-hour
trip to Pleasant Gap and back ...

Amtrak faces new problem
Bradenton Herald
“We're rediscovering the railroad mode,” said Gil Carmichael, a former
head of the Federal Railroad Administration and a prominent Republican
supporter of Amtrak. However, Amtrak has struggled for survival nearly
every year since its first trains left ...

Solemn gathering marks anniversary of Metrolink crash
Los Angeles Times
In a low-key event, survivors and families of victims share hugs and mourn
those lost in the 2008 rail disaster. Fern Levine, left, and her daughter,
Sharon Aiken, comfort each other at the Simi Valley train station, where
they joined survivors and ...,0,7633357.story

Book Review: Train to Nowhere: Inside an Immigrant Death Investigation 
by ...
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
The train continued north. Trapped inside what one person described as
essentially a humidor, the 11 died of dehydration and hyperthermia. The
rail car sat in a facility near Oklahoma City for four months before being
sent to Denison on October 15. ...

High-speed rail to Duluth gains steam
Minnesota Daily
By Nick Sudheimer Plans to build a high-speed train line that would connect
the Twin Cities with Duluth are gaining momentum. The Federal Railroad
Administration recently approved the proposed route for the Northern Lights
Express rail line,

Train trips to showcase beauty of season
Centre Daily Times
It is a perfect time to take a train ride, and the Bellefonte Historical
Railroad Society has several planned excursions. The J. Pontius Historical
Train will first depart at 10:30 am Oct. 22 for the Fall Foliage one-hour
trip to Pleasant Gap and back ...

Andy peewee team wins big
Andalusia Star-News
Hard work at practice paid off for the Andalusia Bulldogs 11-to-12-year-old
peewee football team Saturday night, head football coach Casey Jones said.
Andalusia beat Baker, Fla., 31-0 at the AHS football stadium, and Jones
said the team spends a great

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Getting to and from Elgin: More and more complicated, thanks to parallel roads ...
Chicago Sun-Times
Shoe Factory will be closed at its Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway crossing
as the railroad's new owner, Canadian National Railway, takes steps to
reduce the impact of increased train traffic likely to be caused by its
takeover of the EJ&E.

Lincoln residents upset over railroad's response to derailment cleanup
No money or nothing,” says Jackie Owens of McKinney, who lives just a few
yards from the north and south lanes of Norfolk Southern Railroad. Owens
says the July 11 train derailment and subsequent cleanup left a major mess
in and around his backyard.

Amtrak rolls on 40 years later, destination still uncertain
News & Observer
According to the US High Speed Rail Association, China has 800 high-speed
train sets in operation, France has 600, Japan has 450 and Spain has 300.
The US has 20. Carmichael, the former federal railroad administrator,
offers a solution: State and ...

Chatsworth train crash victims to be remembered in Simi Valley
Los Angeles Times
11 terror attacks, survivors of one of the worst railroad disasters in US
history are holding a memorial of their own. On Sept. 12, 2008, Metrolink
111 was scheduled to arrive in Simi Valley at 4:23 pm But the train crashed
in Chatsworth, ...

Expo Line Enters Phase 2 of Construction
NBC Los Angeles
In April, trains moved along the line for the first time in more than 20
years. Train service along the route first began in the late-1800s when the
Los Angeles and Independence Railroad laid tracks to a proposed seaport at
Santa Monica.

Two teenagers hit by train in Milam County
Two teenagers were flown to Scott and White Hospital in Temple after a
train hit them in Milam County early Monday morning. The Milam County
Sheriff's Office received a call around 3:30am from the Burlington Northern
Santa Fe Railroad that a train hit ...

VRE Will Operate Full Service Monday
By Lauren Jost VRE officials sent out a picture of a train car that
derailed as a result of a flash flood near Alexandria to illustrate the
need for speed restrictions when conditions are favorable for flash floods.
Courtesy of VRE Virginia Rail

Train hits 2 cars after 1 got stuck on tracks
Houston Chronicle
(AP) — Police in Coon Rapids say a suspected drunk driver was trying
to turn his car around on a set of railroad tracks when a freight train
came bearing down on him. The incident happened just after 4 am Sunday.
Police say a Good Samaritan topped to ...

Train Strikes Two Teenage Runaways From Area Therapeutic Facility
Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad officials contacted the Milam County
Sheriff's Office at around 3:30 am Monday to report that a train had struck
the boys. Deputies and paramedics were dispatched to the scene where they
found the boys alive,

Woman hit, killed by train in Spartanburg
Houston Chronicle
SPARTANBURG, SC (AP) — A Spartanburg woman has been killed after she was
hit by a train at a railroad crossing. The Spartanburg County coroner's
office says 51-year-old Lavenia Pitts Gentry was hit shortly after 8:30 pm
Saturday and died at the scene. ...

HSR to Sacramento: A plus for health and more
San Mateo Daily Journal
Federal Railroad Administration startup funding would put trains within
striking distance of Sacramento. It's logical for California's capital to
be part of high-speed rail's earliest loop. James W. Kelly is a retired
journalist and a communications ...

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Model train enthusiasts hope younger generations join the hobby
Electronics offer many added features, such as digital command control,
that Mr. Mahon never had as a child with his model train collection.
Digital command control is a way to control model railroad locomotives
where one or more are independently

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9/11/2011 11:34:00 PM


"It was not Muslims or Islam that did 9/11. It was FEAR and DESIRE. FEAR of US wiping out a culture and religion, and desire to provoke us to attack numerous Islam country so the countries would jump on the bandwagon to form Caliphate.. or United States of Islam.. I know more about 9/11 than I care too.. Sadly.. There is so many Damn lies on both sides.. I can not stand to discuss it.. I Hold my Silence this 9/11 The Remembering is good. But its time to move beyond replaying the videos and trauma incidents.. let people share stories and experiences.. Stop rubbing salt in the post traumatic stress wounds .. Our World Needs serious healing, on both sides.....

....People focus on the wrong thing... They focus on the firey buildings melting, and people jumping off the building as it was to hot.. they focus on so much negative.. I am not saying there should be no replays or remembering of the event.. But.. they must also not only show the Trauma.. of people dying, and the whole event.. they need to also focus on.. that night... What happened..

.... But who remembers that night.. When thousands of people from all different religions and cultures.. Joined in New York Central Park to come together.. Praying. hugging each other supporting each other! Why does innocent lives and Melting buildings have to be what forces people to do this? .. Why can't we just come together in this manner in the first place.. Then no religion or culture has to be so full of fear to do such an horrible thing in the first place!
" - Casey Heinzism "DNatureofDTrain"

Get on the right track with city rail
The Press
Now it has a fully integrated, multi-mode public transport system
consisting of commuter trains on an existing freight railroad, a light-rail
network that reaches areas away from the railroad and buses feeding the
trains and light rail at many stations ...

Man killed crossing railroad tracks Saturday
Sacramento Bee
AP SAN FRANCISCO -- A man crossing railroad tracks in San Francisco over
the weekend became the 13th fatality on Caltrain tracks this year. Caltrain
spokeswoman Christine Dunn says a southbound train hit and killed the man
around 5:15 pm Saturday. ...

Two cars struck by train in Coon Rapids; drivers survive
Coon Rapids Herald
by Peter Bodley Two vehicles were struck by a Burlington-Northern Santa Fe
(BNSF) train on the railroad tracks just east of a Coon Rapids railroad
crossing early this morning (Sunday, Sept. 11), but both drivers survived.
The incident just after 4 am ...

Rail group honors Schwarz's 'untiring efforts'
Battle Creek Enquirer
"I've been a rail fan all my life, so this is a very nice surprise."
Schwarz is a physician and former Battle Creek mayor, Michigan state
senator and US congressman. The plaque he received praised "his untiring
efforts to improve passenger train ...

Union Pacific Railroad military train, Bena Rd, Bakersfield CA ...
Train was caught behind a stalled train in front of it, January 2011.

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Dangerous cargo
Worcester Telegram
A Providence & Worcester Railroad train approaches Union Street in
Northbridge in 2008 with an 80-car ethanol train destined for Motiva
Enterprises in Providence. (FILE PHOTO/NICK PALAZINI) By Paula J. Owen
TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF It could be a real

New details emerge in Amtrak-truck crash
Bangor Daily News
Also under “General Allegations,” the suit alleges, “Barnum failed to
heed the warnings,” and “Barnum negligently operated the tractor
trailer combination so as to cause it to pass in front of a train.” In
relief, the National Railroad Passenger ...

A city's landmarks don't last forever
Mansfield News Journal
The restaurant at the Tremont was patronized a great deal by railroad
employees and travelers who might have to wait awhile here to catch another
train. The hotel dining room was so good that a lot of Mansfield's leading
families went there to dine.

Dangerous cargo
Worcester Telegram
“The train doesn't care if it is going through Dudley or Worcester.”
The state, he said, has set up trailers full of alcohol-resistant foam
along the rails. Worcester is working with railroad officials to obtain a
special truck that stores foam and to

What will Metro-North train platform smoke ban mean?
The Journal News |
File photo by Khurram Saeed/The Journal News It will be just a couple more
months now before smokers won't be allowed to light up on Metro-North
Railroad train platforms. "I think it's a wonderful idea," Mount Vernon
resident Pearl Gill told me on a

HIGHWAYMAN: Golden Spike towers over 'Hell on Wheels'
Delaware County Daily Times
The first train rolled through “Hell on Wheels” in 1866. Dodge quickly
moved to construct major shop facilities and winter quarters, and by 1867,
main line operations began. Two years later, the transcontinental railroad
was completed,

Southwest Line must tackle freight and light rail
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Planning for the proposed Southwest rail line assumes that the freight
trains that run now on Twin Cities & Western (TC&W) railroad through the
south Minneapolis neighborhood of Kenilworth would be moved to the
Minneapolis, Northfield and Southern ...

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9/10/2011 2:06:00 PM


10 Amtrak Train Trips Cheaper Than Driving


UTA launches initiatives focusing on pedestrian safety at rails
Salt Lake Tribune
By Lee Davidson Amid criticism of its design of a railroad crossing where a
teenager was struck and killed by a TRAX train that she likely could not
see coming, the Utah Transit Authority now says it wants to become a
national leader in improving ...

Girl Who Lost Legs at Railroad Avoids Fine for Trespassing
A Colorado State University student who lost her legs Monday after
apparently miscalculating an attempt to jump aboard a train that maimed her
doesn't have to pay a fine for trespassing, the Longmont Police Department
told The Associated Press ...

Rebuilt Pennsylvania Station opened 100 years ago this week
Baltimore Sun
Many, unaware of approaching trains, were either killed or maimed when
struck by locomotives. "It is probable that no city in the United States of
the size of Baltimore or anywhere near its size and importance, is so
poorly provided with railroad ...,0,3627229.story?track=rss

Homicide investigation near tracks delay trains
STOCKTON, CA - Stockton Police are investigating a homicide near the
railroad tracks by South Lincoln Street Friday evening. The victim is a
Hispanic male and appears to be transient. A homeless camp is not far from
the overpass where the body was ...

Rail plan looks to pass over boulevard
News & Observer
One casualty of the boulevard bridge would be a DOT Rail Division office
next to the CSX and DOT rail yards, where Hamel and a half dozen
consultants explained the new route Friday. The new route map shows the
trains coming right through the modular ...

"Midnight in Paris" and golden ages of railroads - Fred ... -
What I'm trying to say is that almost from my first infatuation with
railroads in the mid 1950s, those of us who loved trains lived in a state
of unremitted depression. ...

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9/9/2011 5:29:00 PM

9/9/2011 and 9/8/2011


Report reconstructs deadly Amtrak crash
Press Herald
The front right side of the train's lead engine slammed into the driver's
side of the cab with such force that it separated it from the trailer,
ignited an explosion and reduced the cab to pieces. Railroad officials said
later that the train typically ...
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New initiatives put Amtrak on the fast track
By Rob Lovitt, contributor When you're talking about the future
of travel, the train is probably not the first image that comes to mind. In
the US, at least, many travelers still view the railroad as more iron horse
than innovative operator.

West High students learn train safety
Salt Lake Tribune
Operation Lifesaver works each year with thousands of students across Utah
to teach them train safety. On Friday organizers teamed up with West High
administrators and Union Pacific Railroad officials to drive home safety
lessons to students at the

Utah foundation works to enhance train, pedestrian safety
Fox 13 Now - Salt Lake City
They teamed up with Union Pacific and the Utah Highway Patrol to bring
attention to railroad safety to the public. UHP says those who think they
can beat a train are wrong. "Usually it does not go well for the people who
push their luck,” said UHP,0,2233285.story

Amtrak trains begin to return to full service
Albany Times Union
RENSSELAER -- Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited, which connects Boston and New
York City with Chicago by way of Albany, will resume operating in both
directions through the Capital Region on Saturday, a spokesman for the
passenger railroad said. The train

Railroad officials vow to reduce crossing blockages
Columbus Telegram
The railroad companies also plan to begin breaking down some trains that
are delayed when cars are being transferred — particularly at 48th Avenue
and 19th Street. “Each time the train is broken apart it takes that much
longer to reassemble it,

Police Investigate After Man Killed By Train In Lexington
LEX18 Lexington KY News
A week after a fatal train accident involving a Lexington college student,
another man was hit and killed by a train in Lexington Friday afternoon.
The man's body was found on the railroad tracks near the intersection of
Southland Drive and Eastway

Metro-North to provide buses at Port Jervis Line stations
YNN Hudson Valley
MTA Metro-North Railroad will provide bus service instead of train service
for the entire Port Jervis Line with the introduction of bus service at the
Otisville and Campbell Hall stations on Monday, September 12. The bus
program will remain in effect,

25-year-old man killed by train late Thursday
Daily Herald
What is unusual is that it was an Amtrak train. He said he has seen kids
jumping the fences or barricades and walking on the tracks with their ear
buds in while listening to music. That part of the railroad tracks between
Lehi's Main Street and 500

Rail Advocates: House Bill Would Kill Amtrak
Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)
by Tanya Snyder on September 9, 2011 The Pacific Surfliner train service,
with its 240000 annual passengers, could get zero federal support if the
House gets its way. Photo: Wired The 2012 transportation budget passed by a
subcommittee of the House

Cops: Man nabbed waiting for train after swiping depot's TV
A Bridgeport man was charged early Friday with stealing a television from
the Saugatuck Railroad Station after he was taken into custody while
waiting for a train to flee the scene. Keith Bondurant, 48, of Pembroke
Street in Bridgeport,

Ohio railroad worker crushed to death by train | WHIZ News
WAPAKONETA, Ohio (AP) — A railroad worker has died in western Ohio after
being crushed by a train engine and a rail car. A deputy with the Auglaize

Trucking company files for extension in North Berwick train crash suit
Foster's Daily Democrat
By AMANDA BELAND NORTH BERWICK, Maine — An extension to answer the
National Railroad Passenger Corporation's amended complaint in a civil suit
has been filed by Triumverate Environmental Inc. in response to a tractor
trailer and Amtrak train collision ...

Quilts, old-time string music take center stage Saturday at festival in ...
The Republic
It's the Casey Jones Old-Time Music, Art & Quilt Festival sponsored by the
Jackson Area Plectral Society and the Casey Jones Village, where the event
will be held. The society is a nonprofit group made up of musicians and
supporters dedicated to the ...

Man frolics for hours above Seattle rail tracks
Seattle Post Intelligencer
His antics took place Thursday above railroad tracks. The Seattle Times
reports ( that the unidentified man, reportedly in his
40s, was finally taken into custody, but not before he jumped from the
overpass onto a slow-moving train ...

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Union Pacific CEO Sees Rail-Crash Systems as 'Terrible Waste'
The Obama administration decided last month to scale back a Federal
Railroad Administration rule on so-called positive train control
technology, which is designed to automatically apply brakes when engineers
miss a signal. Amending the rollout was part ...

Repeat performance for rail disruptions
Albany Times Union
Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said the passenger railroad would operate a
full schedule of trains south to New York City and north to Montreal and
Rutland, Vt., on Friday, but would have just one train operate in each
direction between Albany and ...

Judge warns Wash. union to halt illegal tactics
Albany Times Union
Longshoremen blocked the train as part of an escalating dispute about labor
at the EGT grain terminal at the Port of Longview. (AP / AP) A man, who
refused to identify himself, stands near railroad tracks while a train
moves forward as a crowd of union ...

Sioux Falls Rail Project Upsets Homeowners
But a smaller switching area would be needed to allow railroad crews to
move the engine from one end of the train to the other. The plan could be
in for a rough ride from people who already live along the tracks. Tim
Boyle is used to hearing trains

Train Conductor Warns Pedestrians, Cars To Take Railroad Crossings Seriously
“Being next to a high school many of the kids like to cut across the
railroad. They come across down a way, basically they're trespassing,”
Frathbuckner said. “Lately trespassing has been a big problem, we've had
17 people killed in the state of Ohio ...

California bullet train funding slashed by House panel
Los Angeles Times
The fortunes of California's high-speed rail project, which would connect
Southern California to the Bay Area with a 220mph train, took a big
financial hit Thursday afternoon, when a congressional panel slashed the
Federal Railroad Administration ...

Recalling Hawley's train depots
This is a postcard photo of the West Hawley station of the Erie Railroad.
The Hawley Public Library was later (in 1966) built immediately to the
right of the train cars. The river ran in back of the depot. This card was
postmarked on the back in Hawley

Longshoremen storm Washington port over labor dispute, hold guards, dump 
OB Rag
by Source on September 8, 2011 · 1 comment A crowd of union workers and
supporters gather at a railroad crossing as a train passes through in
Vancouver, Wash., Wednesday. (Don Ryan AP) By NBC News / September 8, 2011
LONGVIEW, Wash. ...

La Feria firefighters battle blaze ahead of hazmat train's arrival
by Ryan Wolf La Feria firefighters scrambled to put out a fire along a set
of railroad tracks before a train carrying hazardous materials was
scheduled to pass through the area. It all happened off Business 83 and
Solis Road on Thursday afternoon. ...

Cops On Rails Issue 18 Citations
Now, when are they going to do their job and ticket the railroad for
blocking railroad crossings for more than 10 minutes? That is a violation
of State law, and is a Community Safety hazard. If an ambulance is blocked
by a train someone could die. ...

Residents Near Railroad Crossing Want Quiet Zone
Residents for years have wanted something to be done about loud horns
sounding as trains approach the crossing, said Alderman Dan Bukiewicz, who
represents the area. Sounding of the train horn is a railroad safety
requirement that coincides with safety ...

Amtrak files countersuit against trucking company in fatal Nevada crash
Reno Gazette Journal
11:21 am In what amounts to a legal ping pong game, Union Pacific Railroad
has filed a countersuit against the trucking company that was involved in
the deadly crash into an Amtrak train in June. The Union Pacific suit filed
in US District Court in

All aboard for Railroad Days
Suwannee Democrat
“There are several other activities planned for this year's festival,
including a trackless choo-choo train for those little rail fans, and a
rail fan workshop for the older ones. There will be live entertainment and
a best dressed hobo contest as well ...

All aboard for Railroad Days
Suwannee Democrat
“There are several other activities planned for this year's festival,
including a trackless choo-choo train for those little rail fans, and a
rail fan workshop for the older ones. There will be live entertainment and
a best dressed hobo contest as well ...

Train kills railroad worker in western Ohio | The Columbus Dispatch
WAPAKONETA, Ohio (AP) — A railroad worker has died in western Ohio after
being crushed by a train engine and a rail car.

Ohio railroad worker crushed to death by train
By AP | September 08, 2011 WAPAKONETA, Ohio (AP) — A railroad worker has
died in western Ohio after being crushed by a train engine and a rail car.
A deputy with the Auglaize (AW-glayz) County Sheriff's says the victim is a
CSX employee who had been ...

Hipmunk Launches Train Travel Search Through Amtrak Partnership (press release)
Once a train trip is selected, the user is directed to to book
the ticket. “Hipmunk is committed to providing users with all the best
travel options, whether it be by air or rail,” said Adam Goldstein, CEO
of Hipmunk. ...

18 citations, 1 arrest from 'Cops on Rails' effort
BY STAN FINGER WICHITA — Law enforcement officers cited six people for
not stopping at a railroad crossing as a train approached on Wednesday. The
citations were issued as part of a "Cops on Rails/Officer on the Train"
operation that went from 11 am ...

Kids and Family, Sept. 8
Help celebrate Boone's railroad heritage at this annual town festival,
named for little train engines that were used in coal mines in Australia.
Enjoy live music, a carnival, food, crafts and more throughout the
festival. At 8:30 am Saturday,

Historic engine is building up steam
Review Times
By HANNAH NUSSER Fostoria residents, railroad fans and train chasers alike
tucked into their raincoats and huddled under umbrellas Wednesday afternoon
to catch a glimpse of the historical NKP 765 steam engine rolling through

UP's SPRB coal train loadings reached two-year high in August
Progressive Rail Roading
Despite lingering Missouri River flooding, Union Pacific Railroad loaded
1130 coal trains in the Southern Powder River Basin (SPRB) in August —
the most since November 2008, according to a weekly coal loading
performance report.

2 hit by train in western Md. near Ellerslie
Houston Chronicle
... been hit by a train near the western Maryland community of Ellerslie.
They say the call came into the emergency services dispatch center shortly
before 4 am Thursday. The caller reported an accident at the CSX railroad
crossing on Schellsburg Road. ...

Man Killed By Train in Huntington
(WSAZ) -- Police now believe a man found dead on the railroad tracks in
Huntington, killed himself by stepping in front of the moving train. The
body was found on the tracks near 3rd Street and 8th Avenue. Huntington
Police say the victim was a middle

Western NY father, son survive car-train collision
Houston Chronicle
RIPLEY, NY (AP) — Authorities say a 69-year-old man and his son have
escaped injury after the father drove through a western New York railroad
crossing's warning lights and into the path of a freight train. The
Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office ...

Study: Tar sands oil will reach US sans pipeline
"To ship 700000 barrels a day, you would need a train 25 miles long every
day," he said. Railroads already are seeing increases in demand to ship
Canadian and domestic crude. Association of American Railroads statistics
show that US crude shipments

Tulare City Council plans to keep tabs on high-speed rail project
Visalia Times-Delta
As proposed, the high-speed rail would connect Los Angeles to San
Francisco. The train would reach, on average, 250 mph. The Central Valley
would be the place where the train would reach its highest speed, Ross
said. The project doesn't sit well with

Overpass construction looms
Port Huron Times Herald
By JULIANNE MATTERA The project to create an overpass to carry Michigan
Road above intersecting CN railroad tracks is the first phase of a
two-phase plan proposed in 1998 meant to keep traffic and emergency
vehicles from being delayed at the train

History comes alive at Midland Raiway's Labor Day weekend event
Baldwin City Signal
The Labor Day Weekend event celebrated the 60-year anniversary of two the
railroad's locomotives and the 80-year anniversary of a postal car. By
Meagan Thomas Train lovers and children alike traveled to Baldwin City over
the Labor Day weekend to take a

Train Hit By Car In?Ripley
Jamestown Post Journal
According to a police report, Richard L. Swoger, 69, of Mechanic Street,
Ripley, was driving north on Goodrich Street in Ripley when he reached
railroad tracks. Police report warning lights were flashing to advise of an
approaching train.

Watson Station open after disaster fears shut down miniature trains
SW Iowa News
With flooding expected, operators closed the station, which features two
miniature trains that take riders on a double loop of about 1700 feet of
rail track. In addition to the train and track, the station features a
railroad museum.

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9/7/2011 6:05:00 PM


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Pedestrian struck by train in Waterloo
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
WATERLOO, Iowa -- Waterloo Police are investigating an accident in which a
pedestrian was struck by a train. Police Monday were called to the accident
at the railroad tracks on Conger Street at Reed Street. A time for the
report was not listed in the

Calm aid-givers reassure teen maimed in Longmont train accident
Denver Post
"I am on Third Avenue at the railroad tracks, and somebody just tried to
jump on the train and severed her legs," she tells a call taker
matter-of-factly. "I really want to get over there and help her." Avery
Pitcairn, 14, and his father, Eric,

Going to work?
Times Herald-Record
A railroad commuter at the Harriman train station rushes to board a bus
Friday, after train lines were disrupted by Irene. Transportation services
are scrambling to come up with alternatives because of storm damage to the
Port Jervis line. ...

Covering its TRAX
Salt Lake Tribune
Or, even more important, crossing the railroad track. But here is the Utah
Transit Authority, first making it impossible for any pedestrian at some of
the crossings along its new TRAX light rail lines to actually see oncoming

NC Woman Says GPS Led Her Onto Railroad
WSOC Charlotte
CARY, NC -- A Raleigh woman whose car was found stalled on some railroad
tracks in Cary said she was just following the directions of her global
positioning system. Police responding to the stalled vehicle were able to
warn a train to stop before it

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Movie Projectionist Switches Tracks to Become Railroad Mogul
The picturesque landscape and proximity to LA have made the mini railroad
one of Hollywood's go-to places for shooting train scenes for movies, TV
series and commercials. Photos on Wilkinson's office walls memorialize the
list of shows shot there, ...

Sedgwick County sheriff putting deputies on freight trains to spot drivers ...
The Republic
The sheriff's office is working with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad
in the operation dubbed "Cops on Rails/Officer on the Train." Wednesday's
operation will be in effect from 11 am to 1:30 pm Deputies will ride BNSF
trains to spot and report ...

A detour in the Adirondack tourist train debate
North Country Public Radio (blog)
They also continue to maintain hope that the train will attract a growing
ridership, once it extends to more scenic areas in Tupper Lake and perhaps
beyond. But as the debate rolls forward, railroad advocates are putting
forth one argument that strikes

Man escapes serious injury in train incident
Argus Press
OWOSSO — A 35-year-old Owosso man who was asleep on the railroad tracks
near Chipman and Mack streets at about 5 pm Tuesday narrowly escaped
serious injury after a train's conductor spotted him and brought the train
to a halt just as it began to roll ...

Norwood to host MBTA's first evening mock drill
Boston Globe
The scenario is a collision between a home delivery fuel truck and an
outbound commuter rail train, causing a fuel leak and injuries. The Federal
Railroad Administration mandates that US commuter rail providers conduct at
least one emergency response ...

Longshoremen protesting on railroad tracks in Vancouver
Statesman Journal
International Longshore and Warehouse Union International President Robert
McEllrath joined workers protesting a train shipment destined for Longview
from Vancouver, the union said. Vancouver Police Sgt. Mike Knotts said
authorities were working with ...

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Ky. man lying on railroad tracks killed by train - The Herald Dispatch
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The coroner's office in Lexington says a
22-year-old man has died after being struck by a train while he was lying
on the railroad tracks.

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Union workers halt train on tracks in labor fight
A man, who refused to identify himself, stands near railroad tracks while a
train moves forward as a crowd of union workers and supporters gather at a
crossing in Vancouver, Wash. Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011. Hundreds of
Longshoremen were at the crossing

Study: Tar sands oil will reach US sans pipeline
TransCanada spokesman Shawn Howard said moving crude through pipelines more
efficient and cheaper than rail. "To ship 700000 barrels a day, you would
need a train 25 miles long every day," he said. Railroads already are
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9/6/2011 5:59:00 PM


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Caltrans Gets Federal Grant for Rail Safety System
Metrolink will be the first commuter railroad in the nation to implement
Positive Train Control, official says. Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner passenger
train passes through Chatsworth. As the Sept. 12 anniversary of the
Metrolink train wreck in Chatsworth ...

Train enthusiasts to break ground for locomotive museum near OMSI
The Bee
For a planned railroad history center in Portland, railroad owners gave the
City of Portland three steam-powered locomotives back in 1958. But, as City
leadership changed, those plans were sidetracked, and the powerful engines
were left to languish

FOX Carolina 21Raleigh woman says GPS led her onto railroad
WHNS Greenville
... found stalled on some railroad tracks in Cary says she was just
following the directions of her global positioning system. Police
responding to the stalled vehicle were able to warn a train to stop before
it hit her car around 11:30 pm Saturday. ...

Fort Collins girl, 17, loses legs trying to hop aboard train
The Coloradoan
Railway officials said the incident highlights the dangers of trespassing
on railroad property. Trains traveling through that area of Longmont are
limited to 25 mph. "Trespassing on railroad property is extremely
dangerous, even without a train," said

SW Corridor, Northern Lights Transit Projects Progress
Twin Cities Business (blog)
Federal authorities have given permission for engineering work to begin on
the downtown Minneapolis-to-Eden Prairie light-rail line and approved a
route for the proposed Twin Cities-to-Duluth passenger train. Two planned
transit projects in Minnesota

Narrow Gauge Railroad offers 9-11 Remembrance invitation [10:25 am]
Farmington Daily Times
In recognition of the 10th anniversary of 9-11, The Durango & Silverton
Narrow Gauge Railroad is offering a free train ride to all active military,
firefighters, EMTs, and police officers on Sunday, Sept. 11. “We wanted
to do something to recognize and

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DOT Says Rails May Save Millions From New Proposal to Ease Rules
Transport Topics Online
A drive for positive train control began after a series of deadly head-on
freight-rail accidents during the 1990s. DOT's statement said that “the
amendments will provide greater flexibility to railroads and the Federal
Railroad Administration in

Father of one accident survivor describes crash
Review Times
By HANNAH NUSSER A lack of markings at a railroad crossing on private
property is partially to blame for a fatal accident Thursday evening
involving a train and a pick-up truck, according to parent Thomas Kern. The
accident occurred at a private drive

'Train Dreams': Once upon a time in the west
Salt Lake Tribune
He'd started his life story on a train ride he couldn't remember, and ended
up standing around outside a train with Elvis Presley in it.” Through his
two professions — first a worker on railroad tracks and trestles, then an
independent hauler

Couple sharing sprawling model train layout
The Newark Advocate
Jerry Klink sits near a model train lakeside layout, part of an extensive
model railroad set up outside his home. Klink shares his hobby with his
wife, Gail Klink. / Submitted Photo The Runaway Railroad is part of the
Columbus Garden Railway Society's ...

Caring strangers credited with saving CSU student's life
The Coloradoan
Do not walk, jog, hunt, fish or bungee jump on railroad trestles. They are
not designed to be sidewalks or pedestrian bridges; there is only enough
clearance on the tracks for a train to pass. » Do not attempt to jump
aboard railroad equipment at any ...

Vermont Rail System Uses OAISYS Tracer Call Recording Solution to Keep ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Third are calls from VRS management inquiring about train location,
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9/5/2011 5:32:00 PM


Lawsuit after train hits bulldozer
Omaha World-Herald
By Todd Cooper A Union Pacific conductor has sued the Omaha-based railroad,
saying he was sent into harm's way when officials ordered his train into a
Columbus, Neb., rail yard and onto tracks where a bulldozer sat. Loren
Sweley was working as a ...

Chicago Traffic Railroad police on high alert as Sept. 11 anniversary approaches
Chicago Tribune
Amtrak police Officer Stan Bailey and his partner, Riot, a Belgian
Malinois, patrol Union Station and its rail yard. The team also rides
Amtrak trains in the Chicago region checking out other rail stations. "We
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Labor Day's painful origins
Washington Times
The American Railway Union, likely the most powerful union of the time,
held its national convention in Chicago in June that year and voted to
boycott railroad business in sympathy for the Pullman employees. ARU
members refused to handle any Pullman ...

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Labor activist-singer Joe Hill brought humor, hope to the fight
Boston Globe
In “Casey Jones - the Union Scab,'' for example, Hill humorously shows a
worker (Jones) refusing to join a railroad strike and then falling to a
fiery death when his train isn't properly maintained. When Jones gets to
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Labor activist-singer Joe Hill brought humor, hope to the fight
Boston Globe
In “Casey Jones - the Union Scab,'' for example, Hill humorously shows a
worker (Jones) refusing to join a railroad strike and then falling to a
fiery death when his train isn't properly maintained. When Jones gets to
heaven, Hill writes that he “went

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Police pursuit ends on train tracks in Delco
The chase ended in Sharon Hill when the minivan got stuck on railroad
tracks at the Sharon Hill train station on Chester Pike. The man then
jumped out of the vehicle and ran into a Laundromat across the street. He
was apprehended inside the Laundromat.

Restoring St. Paul's Union Depot
Pioneer Press
Other services are envisioned, the most immediate of which are Amtrak's
Empire Builder passenger train; Jefferson, Greyhound and Metro Transit
buses; charging bays for electric cars; a bicycle shop; and perhaps,
someday, high-speed rail to Chicago.

Labor Dispute Erupts at Port
Wall Street Journal
Associated Press One protester stood at the edge of the tracks. By noon,
the union agreed to let the railroad roll the mile-long train onto a siding
300 yards away from the protesters and shut down the engine. Other train
traffic proceeded. ...

911 tape reveals horrific moment 17-year-old college student lost both her ...
Daily Mail
In the 911 tape, the emergency caller, who identified herself as an EMT,
can be heard saying: 'Oh my God.' She tells the dispatcher: 'I am on Third
Avenue at the railroad tracks. Somebody just tried to jump on the train and
severed her legs. ...

Longshore workers rally at downtown railroad tracks
The Columbian
More than 200 members of an area longshore union involved in a bitter labor
dispute with a Longview company rallied on train tracks in downtown
Vancouver Wednesday morning. The demonstration by the International
Longshore and Warehouse Union, ...

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State Street in Amherst to be closed for repairs following train derailments
Buses are transporting those who want to use the train to Springfield.
Traffic will not be allowed to pass under the railroad trestle during this
work and motorists will be detoured around the closure using Sandhill Road,
East Pleasant Street and ...

Abbeyville man killed in train/truck collision
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by an eastbound train. Kraft jumped from the truck before the train made
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Union Pacific coal train derails, no injuries
Kansas City Star
Union Pacific crews are working in northeast Kansas to clean up a
derailment of a coal train. No injuries were reported when 56 cars of the
train derailed early Monday near Emmett in Pottawatomie County. Railroad
spokesman Mark Davis says a cause of

Train Slams Into Pickup Truck, Driver Survives
LEX18 Lexington KY News
At around 11:00 Monday morning, a train slammed into Brock Messina's pickup
truck. Thankfully, Messina walked away from the wreck. Residents who lives
along the railroad tracks on Avonstoke Road knew something had happened
when they heard the whistle.

Motorist says GPS led her onto railroad tracks
News & Observer
CARY -- A motorist who was found stalled on the railroad tracks late
Saturday night told police that her global positioning system had directed
her there. The officers managed to stop a train before it crashed into the
woman's car. ...

Rail safety lesson can save lives
Chicago Sun-Times
Motorists face a fine of $500 and the potential for a tragic train-car
crash. “The police can and will enforce the law,” the literature
warned. During his presentation, Graf discussed some common causes or
railroad-crossing tragedies. ...

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9/4/2011 4:09:00 PM


Truck-train collision kills 3 in Edmonson County
Bowling Green Daily News
Jeffrey L. Cockrill, 42, of Fountain Run, was driving west on Ray Houchin
Road at 6:40 pm when his 2000 Dodge pickup did not stop at a railroad
crossing, according to Kentucky State Police. A CSX train traveling north
struck the driver's side of the

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EDITORIAL: Smokescreens from smokestackers; EPA counters propaganda (press release)
The longtime polluters of America's air conjure images of Casey Jones'
fate, applying catastrophic scenes to our country's finances if power
companies have to spend money reducing smokestack emissions. Their
public-relations people, ...

Toy Train and Railroad History Expo @ Central Terminal
Buffalo Rising
The Toy Train and Railroad History Expo has been drawing people back to
explore the terminal, while viewing hundreds of models and photos at what
has become the city's largest toy train and memorabilia exhibit. Here are
the details: The exposition is

Amtrak train hits shipping container on railroad in Ferndale
Detroit Free Press
BY ELISHA ANDERSON Nobody was injured when an Amtrak train en route from
Chicago to Pontiac hit a shipping container on the railroad in Ferndale,
Amtrak spokeswoman Danelle Hunter said. The Wolverine Service train had 29
passengers on board when it

Decatur man injured after hitting train with concrete truck
Police said around 10:23 am a 2005 Volvo concrete truck driven by
35-year-old James Lewis from Decatur stuck a train will attempting to cross
the railroad tracks. Lewis was taken to Decatur General with non-life
threatening injuries.

Vt rail system suffers major damages from flooding
Houston Chronicle
The Vermont Agency of Transportation said Sunday that five railroad bridges
have major structural damage and need to be repaired before they can
re-open for freight train traffic. Two of the bridges are in Chester, with
bridges also damaged in ...

Train Hits Car; Mother, Baby Killed
WRTV Indianapolis
The Blackford County sheriff's department said a Norfolk Southern Railroad
train slammed into a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix at a railroad crossing in the
200 block of West High Street. An off-duty police officer who was behind
the Pontiac said the train

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9/3/2011 3:58:00 PM


Try This: Get on track with fun with local railroad
The Columbian
The Chelatchie Prairie Railroad steam train offers a view of rural Clark
County Saturday through Monday. By Ashley Swanson Enjoy the outdoors before
the leaves begin to change with the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad, a 10-mile
round-trip ride through

Three killed in train accident near Bowling Green Friday
According the Trooper James Newkirk, a 2000 Dodge pickup was traveling west
on Ray Houchin Road in Edmonson County, when he failed to yield at the
railroad crossing. A CSX train traveling north struck the driver's side of
the vehicle and pushed it ...

Travel Town Railroad Train deadheading to the Yards(3) - YouTube
After the two cars were put away, The train came back to the Station with
no more Observation Car. This is the final part of the Travel Town ...

50th anniversary celebration features three days of excursions, music and ...
By Mary Barnett Train buffs, history lovers and fans of bluegrass will have
the chance to enjoy a little bit of everything during the Tennessee Valley
Railroad Museum's 50th Anniversary celebration on Labor Day weekend. The
Tennessee Valley Railroad ...

Woman and baby killed in train crash, two others injured
Officials say the car drove onto a railroad crossing and was hit by a
southbound Norfolk Southern Railroad train. There were four people inside
the car. Kristen Janero, 22, and her 10-month-old son Xander Janero were
riding in the back seat.

Young, old turn out for Fremont train show
Oakland Tribune
The real thing -- two Porter Tank steam engines from the late 1800s --
carried passengers around the grounds of the historic farm during the 11th
annual Washington Township Railroad Fair. Dozens of adults and children
stood in line waiting for train

Model locomotive of the steamer legendary hogger John Luther "Casey" Jones
rode to the Promised Land at Vaughn, Mississippi back in ...

Casey Jones « Azn Badger's Blog
While I'm on the topic of Ninja Turtle movies and the early 90′s in
general, it needs to be said that the makers of this Casey Jones film
obviously approached

RailFest keeps gathering steam
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
SCRANTON – Train whistles signaled the beginning of the fifth annual
RailFest at Steamtown National Historic Site on Saturday as thousands of
railroad enthusiast gathered for the attraction's "Celebration of
Railroading" weekend.

Goleta museum to hold Railroad Days
Lompoc Record
Model trains will be an important part of Railroad Days, with participation
by all of the local modeling groups, including the Coast Toy Train Club,
the South Coast Society of Model Engineers, and the Gold Coast Garden
Railway Society.

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9/2/2011 3:48:00 PM


Events in the Village!: Media Interviews Begin for the Festival!
Posted August 30th, 2011: The Jackson media is so awesome. This morning we
began radio interviews for the Casey Jones Old-time Music, Art & Quilt

Casey Jones - the Real Ghostbusters Icon (24671852) - Fanpop
Icon image of Casey Jones from The Real Ghostbusters series. submitted by
New1Superion2 24671852.

Bulgaria Sees 5th Train Fire in 3 Months
The engine of the train running from the Danube city of Ruse to Sofia
caught on fire Saturday morning in Bulgaria's latest railroad scare. The
incident occurred around 10:40 am Saturday just as the Ruse-Sofia train was
entering the town of Mezdra,

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9/2/2011 3:30:00 PM


Men Fall From Train Trestle
CIRCLEVILLE - Two men are recovering after falling nearly 30 feet from a
railroad trestle over Hargus Creek in back of Ted Lewis Park. Police say
around 3:00 am Thursday the pair used the Norfolk Southern Railway tracks
as a short cut home, ...

Feds OK high-speed train route to the Cities
Duluth News Tribune
The Federal Rail Administration has approved a route for the Northern
Lights Express passenger train proposed between the Twin Ports and the Twin
Cities. The Federal Rail Administration has approved a route for the
Northern Lights Express passenger

Brookfield Saves in 'Big Megillah' Plan for New York's West Side
Related must provide an average clearance of 19.5 feet, or about 5 feet
above the height of the railroad cars, to allow equipment to get in to
reset a derailed train, said Ehrhardt of the Long Island Rail Road. The MTA
has given the developer four

Closure of Pemberton Twp. train station prompts protests
Cherry Hill Courier Post
Dozens of demonstrators protested Thursday against the closure of a train
station museum and the mayor's attempts to remove the train cars on
display. Participants chanted and waved signs for several hours outside the
North Pemberton Railroad Station

Tower 55 makeover in Fort Worth gets $104 million in funding (blog)
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced Thursday that $104 million
has been committed for a makeover of the Tower 55 train intersection and
several dangerous railroad crossings near downtown Fort Worth. The Fort
Worth Star-Telegram reported that

Amtrak resumes Calif.-to-Colo. Service Saturday
Sacramento Bee
Two locomotives and three passenger cars were forced after the rails when
the train struck a crane but no major injuries were reported. Burlington
Northern Santa Fe railroad, which owns the tracks Amtrak uses in Nebraska,
is still repairing flood

Ride Our Own 'Orient Express' In Style and Dine
By Denise Bertacchi The Columbia Star Dinner Train is a whistle blast from
the past. The train offers fine railroad-style dining from days gone by,
complete with friendly waitstaff, white linens, real china and candlelight.
Train buffs would be

Maine Eastern Railroad | Train #1 | Wiscasset, Maine - YouTube
Maine Eastern Railroad Train #1 draws into the Wiscasset Station at 9 AM
Saturday, August 27, 2011 in heavy fog, led by EMD FL9 No. 488 ...

Maine Eastern Railroad | Train #3 | Brunswick, ME - YouTube
Maine Eastern Railroad Train #3 draws past Maine Street in Downtown
Brunswick as it concludes its trek from Rockland as the last Westbound ...

Waterloo Central Railroad Train Ride Sat 8-27-11 - YouTube
Took a ride today on the Waterloo Central Railroad Train Ride I went to the
Village of St Jacobs... It was a great way to spend a day in Canada.

Ky. man lying on railroad tracks killed by train
Houston Chronicle
(AP) — The coroner's office in Lexington says a 22-year-old man has
died after being struck by a train while he was lying on the railroad
tracks. The Fayette County Coroner's Office says Kyle Ginnever of Lexington
was pronounced dead at 5:20 am EDT ...

Train negotiations derailed; court hearing on Wednesday
Nancy Rokos / Staff Photographer Old trains sit at Pemberton Station Museum
and Rail Trail on Fort Dix Road in Pemberton Township. PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP
— The fate of a dozen trains and rail cars at the North Pemberton
Historic Railroad Station will be

Verde Canyon Railroad is a ride into Arizona history
Arizona Republic
And one train line in and out. They were certainly made of sterner stuff
than I am. For more than 20 years, the Verde Canyon Railroad excursion
train has been giving people a glimpse into an Arizona of a different time,
and a landscape that is timeless ...

Derailed Train Delays Traffic For Several Hours
KFOX El Paso
His shop, El Paso Floral Distribution, sits right in front of railroad
tracks a few hundred yards from the derailed cars. He said the front part
of the train stopped in front of his shop at about 8:30 am and didn't move
until after 2 pm His customers

Derailed Train Delays Traffic For Several Hours
KFOX El Paso
His shop, El Paso Floral Distribution, sits right in front of railroad
tracks a few hundred yards from the derailed cars. He said the front part
of the train stopped in front of his shop at about 8:30 am and didn't move
until after 2 pm His customers ...

Emergency responders answer call after Amtrak train derailment in Dundy County
Imperial Republican
The train was also involved in an accident near Reno, Nev.last Thursday
when it collided with an SUV that was left high centered on the railroad
tracks. Meanwhile, on Friday morning Gerald Shatler, owner of G & S
Recycling, and two of his employees ...

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9/2/2011 General News Mix

9/2/2011 12:22:00 AM

9/2/2011 General News Mix

"I been busy going through all of what I own trying to find some missing valuables so far they have not turned up, I also can not find my musical keyboard.. I am very upset I was looking forward to adding some real backgrounds to my music.... But I am exhausted my body just does not want to keep up with me anymore.. I need a replacment parts, and better fuel! lol .. " - DNatureofDTrain

General News Mix...

State of the Air 2011 Press Highlights: National and Local Coverage

That sinking feeling: Woman finds giant sinkhole under her bed

Obama’s motorcade fined for London congestion fees

9 Ideas That Made $100 Million

As sales slip, Nintendo faces uncertain future

Only 25 percent of American students passed their geography test

Wheel of Fortune' wheel designer, Ed Flesh, dies at 79

Scandalous tales of working for Rupert Murdoch, Rebekah Brooks bubble to surface

Man’s name in sand visible from space

This illusion is just a matter of perspective

Mansion Rises in the Ozarks

Young Giants Fan pouts over foul ball

Extreme Couponing: Student Saves $300 a Month

Homeowners in Denial About Value of Properties

7 Things Your Husband Wants to Tell You

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Tobacco companies file lawsuit over warning labels

The Best Laptop Computers

The Ultimate Guide to Starbucks' Secret Menu

10 Brand Names Gone, But Not Forgotten

Most beautiful place in America Revealed

Cities Where Housing is Recession-Proof

Fragments of 9/11

Do you really need to build your core strength?

Survey’s surprising finding: tea party less popular than atheists and Muslims

Lights out: Ump halts game, instructs fans to dim their clothing

First town, then Internet joins search for kid's stolen bike

Daniel Radcliffe’s Career Takes a Scary Turn in ‘The Woman in Black’

How Higher Education Affects Lifetime Salary

Former Price is Right model to make NASCAR debut Saturday

Danica Patrick prepares to jump to NASCAR full-time

First-Year of Marriage Shockers: What Surprised You Most?

Father of 2 becomes hero in abducted girl's rescue

Police: School bomb plot aimed for mass casualties

Week Ending Aug. 14, 2011. Songs: Not Bad

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Art by Kiss

Tiger Woods Regains No. 1 Ranking ... For Tightwad Tippers

A Mysterious Rodent turns up

5 Ways to Lose 5 Pounds

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By 2012, cream cheese may no longer be an NCAA violation

10 Car Design Duds

3 die of rare brain infection from amoeba in water

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Even Financial Gurus Make Money Mistakes

The Fast Fix: Five fast facts about Rick Perry

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Cope with Five Boss Personality Types

9/11 first responders left out of 10th-anniversary event

National child welfare survey examines recession

The Best Body Washes

Mind Controlling Parasite

Source: Willful violators clause could apply at Miami

How to Do the Perfect Pushup

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Choosing the smartphone that works best for you

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First town, then Internet joins search for kid's stolen bike

Anderson Cooper overcome by giggles while discussing plane pee incident

How Higher Education Affects Lifetime Salary

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Michael Irvin calls Nevin Shapiro a ‘snake’ and a ‘rapist’

New York City Apartment Sails Back in Time

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MLB's Controversial Decision To Stop Nats From Wearing Military Tribute Hats

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Threat to Letterman on Muslim forum


The Ultimate Guide to Starbucks' Secret Menu

Keith Oberman Worst persons in the world!

Monsoon rains trigger floods, kill 33 in Pakistan

Rebels, looters target Gadhafi family homes

As Real As It Gets: Bullying Victims Can Fight Back With Help From Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Royalty

Five Local Economies Set to Take Off

Worse Poems ever written who knew

Players poised for a breakout season

FEMA puts long-term rebuilding on hold after Irene

Latest Parenting Trend Brings Big Bucks: Des ...

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Train Track Therapy Is The Latest Health Craze In Indonesia

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Best Anti-Aging Hair Products

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AP IMPACT: Automation in the air dulls pilot skill

Supermarket Standoff: Iced Tea

The Gadhafi family in focus

Hurricane Irene's aftermath

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10 Restaurants With Spectacular Views

Atmospheric Forces Conspire to Make 2011 a Wild Year

Are members of Congress paid enough?

Chester Taylor released by Bears … or maybe not?

From Dreadful To Dashing: Celeb Style

Top 10 Myths About ADHD

For jobless, more sleep and TV, but also more unpaid work

Upgrade Your Life: 5 ways to make an easy-to-remember, ultra-secure password

9 bad foods you should be eating

3 Funky things you didn’t know about sweat

Ballpark hero: Nationals Park beer vendor saves choking child

Panel reveals new details of 1940's experiment

Burning Man

A Ten year old transgender girl

Best Smartphone Apps for Offline Use

Top Airport Lounges in North America

Best Smartphone Apps for Offline Use

That's Ridiculous! Pet Travel and Owners' Responsibilities

10 Questions To Ask Your Travel Insurance Provider

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9/1/2011 3:13:00 PM


Train deaths 'just a tragic accident'
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Railroad tracks are very, very dangerous." Hamilton County Sheriff Jim
Hammond held a news conference Wednesday to discuss the deaths of Michael
Hennen, 27, and Hannah Barnes, 19, who were killed by a train about 6 am on
Aug. 22.

Union Pacific Railroad Cargo Train Stopped at Maywood Metra ...
Previous · Next. Union Pacific Railroad Cargo Train Stopped at Maywood
Metra Station. Union Pacific Railroad Cargo Train Stopped at Maywood Metra
Station ...

Colorado Railroads: POTD - One Train
The Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroa... Mudflow, Debris Shortens Route of
Durango Train. Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad had to shorten its

Sex Attack, Robbery at Northport Train Station
On Wednesday, August 10, 2011, at approximately 2:00 PM, the subject
followed the youth into the bathroom in the main waiting room at the
Northport railroad station and locked the door from the inside. The suspect
then forced sexual contact on the ...

Train Deaths Appear To Be 'Tragic Accident'
... a Norfolk Southern train just before 6:00 am on August 22. Early on
Norfolk Southern officials said the couple was standing on the tracks. It
took several days before the railroad company allowed Hamilton County
investigators to review the images. ...

Stars and stripes flying at Casey Jones - Topix
Stars and stripes flying at Casey Jones. Full story: The Jackson Sun. Is it
still too hot outside or is it just me? One of my friends just exclaimed,
"I'm sick of this. ...

Travel Town Railroad Train going Under the Enterance Bridge 8/28 ...
While I was visiting Travel Town on 8/28/11, I caught the Travel Town
Railroad Train going under the Enterance Bridge. I also caught the ...

Rail-Videos.Net » Hershey Shifter Train
Whenever I think of Hershey, PA, I think of Hershey Park, Hershey Chocolate
World, the chocolate factory, and this train that serves the factory. So
next time you ...

Irene flooding, derailed train strand thousands of Amtrak passengers
Fox 31
I will take a bus before I take a train ever again,” Dash says. “And a
bus is at the bottom of the traveling totem pole." Amtrak says BSF Railroad
had a lot of track work to do that was unrelated to the derailment and
flooding issues in Omaha that are,0,7458708.story

Man Charged with Train Trespassing
Freepress Online
by Christine Parrish Elijah Burnham, 22, of Waldoboro was charged on Monday
with criminal trespass and theft of service for a 45-mile train ride he
took from Rockland to Bath on the roof of a Maine Eastern Railroad train
car on August 21. ...

The great train robbery
The Economist
Railroad networks are subject to network effects just like fax machines or
telephones. You cannot derive the full benefit from a train network, unless
the network itself has been substantially established. Unfortunately, the
high speed networks in

Disneyland Resort donates California Zephyr to railroad museum
Los Angeles Times
The California Zephyr train that was a prominent feature at the entrance to
Disney's California Adventure has been donated to the Western Pacific
Railroad Museum, Disneyland Resort officials said. The train, an authentic
reproduction of the Western

NJ Transit to update train schedules in wake of Irene
The Journal News |
Since Tuesday, New Jersey Transit trains on the Main/Bergen line have begun
and ended their runs in Suffern since the track north of there —
officially known as Metro-North Railroad's Port Jervis line — has been
crippled by Tropical Storm Irene.

Federal dollars secured for Tower 55 project
Fort Worth Star Telegram
By Gordon Dickson Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood praised Fort Worth
area officials Thursday for reaching across partisan lines to secure $104
million for a makeover of the Tower 55 train intersection and several
dangerous railroad crossings near ...

New Sharon Train Schedule Starts Sept. 12
By Michael Gelbwasser The modified Providence/Stoughton commuter rail
schedule arrives with the wrap-up of the Amtrak Northeast Corridor Rail Tie
Replacement Project, the MBTA and the Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad
Company announced Thursday.

Ravaging of Rails on Port Jervis Line Means Months Without a Bucolic Ride
New York Times
From her vantage point, the Port Jervis line now looks like a toy train set
that had been crushed by a raging child, with rails pulled from the rail
bed or partly hanging in the air. Mr. Walder said the transportation
authority, which is struggling ...

Historic Trust holds protest at train station
Sisters Heather (left) and Michaela Ockens of Pemberton Township take part
in a peaceful protest at the Historic Pemberton Railroad Station on Fort
Dix Road on Thursday. Members of the township's Historic Trust were
protesting a plan to remove a dozen ...

Work funded for L. A. to San Diego railroad lines
Passengers will not miss their arrival times after congestion on the
multi-train LA to San Diego rail line is relieved by track and safety work.
Caltrans announced Wednesday, August 31, the Federal Railroad
Administration has awarded California three ...

Travel Town Railroad Train going under us at the Travel Town ...
After I caught the Travel Town Railroad Train, I took another Video of the
Train from the Bridge at the Enterance. Steam Locomotive Courage ...

Rail-Videos.Net » Cagney Train at Strasburg Railroad
This looks like a train on the island of Lilliput. ... Cagney Train at
Strasburg Railroad, Added: August 30, 2011. Video Quality: Low · Medium ·
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