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STRASBURG TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a railroad robbery at a popular Lancaster County tourist attraction. Police said someone hacked into the email accounts of the Strasburg Railroad, which enabled them to steal tens of thousands of ...
Jim Molde, member of the Northern Iron Horse Railroad Society, watches as his model train takes off during set up Friday for the “Trains at the Depot” exhibit ... operating model railroads in several scales, railroad video displays, railroad photography displays, and the Northern Iron Horse Railroad Society's ...

What should we make of the recent saga of the so-called “trash train,” which for the past 25 years has carried the valley's rubbish to the Smith Gap Landfill in ... The resource authority has complained that the railroad has become hard to deal with — and sometimes hasn't supplied trains as scheduled.
“That's exciting and you get a longer train ride, which, for the tourism aspect, gives them (Boulder City) more to work with,” said Barbra Coffee, director of economic development and tourism for the City of Henderson. “For Henderson it's great to have the railroad museum in our backyard and we can work ...
avoid trains... you could get stuck at fewer railroad crossings thanks to a state grant program. indiana communites can apply for help with overpass and similar projects. news 10's heather good is live in terre haute with more on the program and who could benefit. many local drivers say they are frustrated ...
(WVVA) A week after Amtrak announced their New River Train would no longer offer special train service to Hinton for the popular festival 'Railroad Days,' WVVA News has ... Manchin and Richard Anderson, CEO of Amtrak, regarding the company's decision to no longer accept private and charter trains.

"We had to cross the railroad to go anywhere so as a kid from birth to age five, I saw trains coming by the house every day." In his younger years, Jim got to travel quite a bit, and almost always, it was by train. Now, several years into retirement, he's created a model railroad museum with literally thousands of ...
"Amtrak recognizes the importance and more than half century tradition of the New River Train and the Hinton Railroad Days. Amtrak is willing to make some limited exemptions to its ban on charter trains, and after our call, I feel confident we will be granted this exemption. As Gov. Justice launches a new ...
... an overstressed railroad network. Nevertheless, demand remains elevated and train speeds are about two miles per hour slower, or 4 percent down compared with the prior year, based on conversations with intermodal marketing companies and data from American Association of Railroads. When trains ...
ALBANY, Ore. - A man in Albany was hit and killed by a train on Thursday morning, April 12, at the railroad crossing near Davidson St. Police said the man was allegedly chasing his dog when he was struck. "It appears the subject was chasing his dog, the dog is also deceased, and subsequent to him trying ...
COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) --- Senator Marlon Kimpson is waiting for a decision from a subcommittee that could make railroad tracks safer in South Carolina. He's proposing a measure that would require class one freight trains carrying hazardous chemicals and passenger trains to enact something called Positive Train ...
ALBANY, Ore. - A man in Albany was hit and killed by a train on Thursday morning, April 12, at the railroad crossing near Davidson St. Police said the man was allegedly chasing his dog when he was struck. "It appears the subject was chasing his dog, the dog is also deceased, and subsequent to him trying ...
A $450,000 feasibility study the Tax Increment Financing Zone board approved in June lays out a $1.7 million plan to improve downtown railroad crossings to create a “quiet zone” where trains are prohibited from blowing horns except in emergency situations. To meet quiet-zone safety requirements, the ...
A southbound Union Pacific freight train struck and killed an adult male pedestrian and his dog Thursday morning near Davidson Street and Water ... and everyone, need to be very aware of the hazards associated with trains and should never be on the train tracks or attempt to cross anywhere other than at ...
It narrowly avoided being hit by a train, before subway employees jumped to his rescue. Cannabis Compound CBD May Offer Medical Marijuana Benefits Without The HighAs medical uses for marijuana continue to grow there are many people who might consider it but don't like the high that comes with it.
The accident occurred when a westbound Southwestern Railroad train traveled through a switch left in the reverse position at the east end of the Chisum ... The NTSB's report also reiterates three recommendations to the FRA, including requiring the installation of technology to warn trains of incorrectly lined ...
Telford residents complain about noise from railroad trains. By Rebecca ... TELFORD >> Trains are a part of Telford, but some residents aren't too fond of the nuisances they can sometimes bring with them. At the April 2 ... SEPTA owns the train tracks and leases them to East Penn Railroad Co. Fournier ...

"A person was struck by a train at the Lynbrook station," Beach wrote in a text message. "I don't know any details yet." The LIRR tweeted that some eastbound Long Beach trains were being rerouted to Freeport, with added stops at Rockville Centre and Baldwin. MTA officials told the Herald that it could be ...
Weeber and Rochford expressed concerns the already busy rail traffic will grow more congested amid reports railroad companies are extending train lengths in order to cut costs and increase profits. An average of about 100 Norfolk Southern trains travel each day along the three-track rail line through ...
Carroll County already knows there is a problem with trains, trucks and railroad crossings, but after a train-tractor trailer collision on Ringer Crossroad in ... The state patrol said the truck on the crossing and was struck in its center by the train, which pushed the truck and trailer approximately a quarter-mile ...
Saratoga & North Creek Railway notified its local partners that it plans to halt its operations after the April 7 "snow train" run between Saratoga Springs ... The company will not operate tourist trains after that date, but does not plan to lay off its employees at that point, according to Justin Gonyo, the railway's ...
In the past, the railroad has operated snow trains in the winter months to North Creek, and tourist trains in the warmer months. It also operated a Polar Express-themed train during the Thanksgiving to Christmas holiday period, although it lost the rights to that train over a payment dispute with the license ...
The East Troy Electric Railroad offers train rides between its depot in East Troy and the Elegant Farmer in Mukwonago. ... But tourist trains are mostly thriving, drawing families and railroad enthusiasts for scenic rides aboard historic, restored cars that trigger a nostalgia for older riders and fascination with an ...
There is no set fine for trains that violate city code: Obstructing streets over five minutes prohibited. Every railroad company upon stopping any train at a place where such railroad is crossed by a street in the city shall so uncouple the cars as not to obstruct travel thereon for a longer period than five minutes.
TEMPLE, GA (WHDH) — A driver in Georgia had just seconds to spare when a train crashed into his truck. The driver of a semi-trailer truck ran away from the train tracks just seconds before a train collided with the semi at a railroad crossing. In the dramatic footage taken at the crossing, the man can be ...
People cross railroad tracks at the Gare de Lyon railway station in Paris on April 3, 2018. ... More than three quarters of train drivers and nearly half of rail workers did not show for work Tuesday as French unions took aim at President Emmanuel ... France has an estimated 4.5 million train passengers.
ACWORTH, GA (CBS46) -. CBS46 obtained unbelievable video of a semi truck getting destroyed by a train. A viewer sent video into the newsroom of the scene on Main Street at School Street in Acworth. WATCH VIDEO. There is a notice on the pavement that says no trucks. Thankfully the driver was not in ...
They hiked up to train tracks in Verdi, just west of the Somersett Ridge Parkway in northwest Reno. They brought a camera and were taking pictures for her dog's social media account. Many people seek out railroad tracks for photos, but it's something Union Pacific warns is illegal and deadly. “Think you'll ...
EXCLUSIVE: Car is dragged by #LIRR commuter train, bursts into flames. Source tells me driver mistakenly followed GPS onto the tracks and escaped her car just before impact. Main Line service suspended through tonight. Repairs may be complete by morning. pic.twitter.com/gVWniDbNQ9.
Amtrak delays on host railroads are caused primarily by freight railroads that require passenger trains to wait so that freight trains can operate first, Amtrak officials said in the report card. ... Amtrak's first Host Railroad Report Card gives letter grades to six Class Is based on delays per 10,000 train miles.
Norfolk Southern hosts the Lake Shore Limited, the daily train from Chicago to New York and Boston via Albany, on its tracks between Cleveland Chicago. ... "CSX hosts more passenger trains on its network than any other Class I railroad in the eastern United States, and we have a long history of working ...
Railroad service issues once again have the attention of the Department of Transportation's Surface Transportation Board (STB), with STB Acting Chairman Ann Begeman and Vice Chairman Deb .... And these huge trains also tend to be slower, with the resulting average train speeds substantially down.
Even France's vaunted high-speed TGV is more than a train; it is a symbol of French planning and ambition, a riposte to an American vision of .... The situation is particularly bad for those living in the greater Paris suburbs and surrounding areas, known as the Ile de France, who use trains to get to work.
Virgin Trains' "26-30 railcard" went up for sale Tuesday, offering riders up to a third off railroad tickets. The card is meant for those aged 26 to 30, and is known as the Millennial Railcard, with only 10,000 available. Only about 5 million people are eligible to purchase the card, according to the Independent, ...
The crossing does not have crossing arms to stop traffic but it has warning lights to signal when a train is approaching, and they were functioning, Cartledge said. The lighted signal was installed in 2017 in response to 2015 collision with a car that injured two. The crossing is for a railroad siding that leads ...
His love for trains — real and model — flourished over the years into O'Connor's profession. Now, a massive, 28-foot-long model railroad, titled “Amstetten” after the station that is the centerpiece, is laid out on specialty cabinets above that tiny wooden set, a project O'Connor has worked on, and played with, ...
According to Huggins' research, Railroad Jack and Owney really did have some autonomy and the intelligence to get themselves on and off trains, to different stations and back home to Albany. "There are references to (Jack) being requested to be at a dog show, and they'd put him on a train, but he'd get ...
According to Huggins' research, Railroad Jack and Owney really did have some autonomy and the intelligence to get themselves on and off trains, to different stations and back home to Albany. "There are references to (Jack) being requested to be at a dog show, and they'd put him on a train, but he'd get ...
It's a cycle of frustration: Residents and merchants in Anaheim call Union Pacific Railroad and local police about the tents of homeless people — and growing piles of trash — cropping up between Euclid and Brookhurst streets within a few feet of the train tracks. Police come out periodically to assist a lone ...
Tim Sullivan, spokesperson for the Alaska Railroad, says the evening of the incident, the train crew noticed something dark in between the tracks about a quarter-mile away. The crew blew the horn and applied the brakes. As the train got closer to the dark figure, Sullivan says the crew continued to sound ...
Metro-North was the biggest casualty from the storm, with the railroad's lines out of Grand Central Terminal brought to a standstill by the weather ... One rider said he finally got on a packed train after waiting on a platform for nearly 90 minutes; he said several crowded trains skipped his stop on the Harlem ...
Fallen power lines and toppled trees, casualties of a late-winter storm, draped across LIRR railroad tracks. Train service out of Penn Station dwindled to near nonexistence. Shivering, frustrated commuters, some literally left out in the cold, wondered how they'd make it home. The storm that hit Long Island ...
If you have ever wanted to tour the Coal Region by rail, be sure to get a ticket soon for an upcoming trip. The Oneida Clipper Excursion, a 96-mile round trip, starts and ends at the Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad headquarters at 1 Railroad Blvd., Port Clinton. Drawn by two MP-15 diesel ...
The day after his 15th birthday, Michael Scott was in his living room watching TV when a news report came on to show a helicopter tracking a train south from Philadelphia to Wilmington, Del. Scott sat up to figure out what the train represented and how close it was to home. Then he went into the kitchen ...
The Carolina Model Railroaders, an organization of train buffs, will be staging what it's calling ”The Best Little Train Show in Greensboro” at the Douglas Gaylon Depot on ... Vendors working the tables will include representatives from two railroad stores, Mike's Trains of Thomasville and Chuck's of Landis.
The train tracks arch close to 45 degrees just before turning into the middle of town, and trains often travel at a high rate of speed through the village. There have been at least five deaths from trains striking pedestrians, Thomas said, including one of his relatives. Former volunteer fire department chief ...
“When there is no other access, it becomes a liability issue,” Diller said. He cited an instance of an 89-year-old resident who got stopped by the train. She left her car parked in the road, and walked back home in the snow. Diller said that railroad employees are able to disconnect the train cars to allow traffic ...
Wicker seeks to avoid approaching 'train wreck' with prompt railroad safety tech updates ... rail traffic preference and incremental cost rights, which enable trains to make their schedules, provide reasonable rates to passengers, and allow shared travel routes with freight trains, according to Wicker's office.
Amid management's rightsizing, CSX has experience train derailments and service problems. ... U.S. railroad operator CSX Corp said on Thursday it would stick with a plan started by former Chief Executive Hunter Harrison, who died in December, to boost profit through cutting jobs and rail cars, and would ...
Police said two trains narrowly missed hitting the front-end loader earlier as it was being driven near the tracks by Charles Ayres, 45. The first train was an Amtrak passenger train and the second was a freight train that was forced to make an emergency stop, according to statement on the Falmouth police ...


 

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