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45 min ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Major crash involving train, car reported in DallasMajor crash...

Major crash involving train, car reported in Dallas Police are investigating a major crash involving a vehicle and a Union Pacific train in Dallas.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX

4 hrs ago | Newsday

Train passengers flee cable scare

Tyne and Wear Metro passengers were forced to flee a train after an overhead power cable snapped and made contact with the carriage.


Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom

10 hrs ago | Detroit News

Chicago-bound Amtrak train hits car in Michigan

Authorities say a Chicago-bound Amtrak train hit a car that got stuck on tracks in southwestern Michigan, destroying the car.


Related Topix: Kalamazoo County, MI, Oshtemo, MI, Kalamazoo, MI

12 hrs ago | CBC News

Last run for route 76 bus, involved in bus-train crash, is today

A tow truck moves the Ottawa transit bus from the scene of a fatal crash with a Via train Thursday, Sept.


Thu Aug 28, 2014


Thomas Harding's legal team calls for railway inquiry and dropped charges

The legal team of Thomas Harding, the train engineer accused of criminal negligence in the Lac Megantic disaster, want Harding's charges dropped.


Related Topix: Canada

Julie Huckabee Killed In Accident On Broad Street Thursday Morning

The driver of the motorcycle, Ms. Huckabee, was transported by HCEMS to a local hospital where she later died from injuries sustained during the crash.


Related Topix: McCaysville, GA, Fannin County, GA


Police say train accident was 'apparent suicide' by Oak Creek man

A train-pedestrian accident in Wauwatosa this morning seems to have been a suicide, according to an initial investigation by Wauwatosa Police.


Related Topix: Wauwatosa, WI

One man reported dead in train-pedestrian accident this morning in Wauwatosa

A man was killed by a freight train this morning near 60th and State streets in Wauwatosa, an investigator from the Milwaukee County medical examiner's office said.


Related Topix: Wauwatosa, WI, Milwaukee County, WI


Lawyers for Lac-Megantic accused want charges dropped

Lawyers for two of the three men accused in the Lac-Megantic tragedy are calling for their criminal charges to be dropped.


Related Topix: Canada

WTOC-TV Savannah

Witnesses: Man lucky to be alive after train slams into semi

Witnesses say a man is lucky to be alive after a train smashed into his tractor trailer just seconds before he jumped to safety.



Fort Sill goes through annual disaster exercise

This year's scenario was a fuel tanker that had been blown up by an unknown organization, resulting in casualties and destruction to surrounding buildings.


Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Sill, Fort Sill, OK


Commuters Band Together, Push Train Off Girl Who Was Hit On Her Way To School

Thanks to the collective power of her fellow commuters, 16-year-old Maja Dabkowska escaped major harm Tuesday morning after she was pinned between a train car and the boarding platform on her way to school.


Related Topix: Ireland, World News, Boat Disaster, Michigan

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Truckie tried to leap clear of train

A truckie tried to leap from his vehicle moments before it was hit by a train in Waikato, an inquest has been told.


Drunk School Bus Driver; CEO Accused of Dog Abuse Placed on Probation; ID in Fatal Train Accident

The girl, who was vacationing from New Jersey, fired the weapon at the outdoor Arizona range known as "Bullets and Burgers."


ID Made in Fatal Naugatuck Train Station Accident

Hughes was allegedly sitting on the tracks when the train travelling 40 miles per hour came around the curve and struck him, reporter Paul Singley reports.


Related Topix: Naugatuck, CT

Post and Courier

North Charleston police ticket driver after train hits car stuck on railroad tracks

Emergency crews Wednesday morning in North Charleston work the scene near East Montague Avenue and Gaynor Street where a train struck a car.


Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Man killed by train in Naugatuck

Police with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority are investigating the death of a 39-year-old man who was struck by a Metro-North train near the Naugatuck station.



Delays after wheelie bin hits train

An investigation has been launched after a train suffered minor damage and other services were delayed when a wheelie bin was thrown on to the track.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Fife County, Scotland,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

East Anglian Daily Times

Suffolk/Essex: Rail bosses re-thinking engineering plans for the weekend

Rail bosses are today holding a summit meeting to decide whether to go ahead with more engineering work in Ipswich following the bank holiday disaster.



Search is on for dog that may have survived deadly crash

Redmond police hope to find a missing pet that could provide some small comfort to the family of their former chief.


Related Topix: Redmond, WA