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1 hr ago | Wiltshire Times

Rail watchdog investigates Longleat miniature train accident

Six people were hurt when the Jungle Express train derailed at the Wiltshire park on August 2, one woman being flown to hospital for treatment to a broken leg by the Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

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5 hrs ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Hartford, VT, Maggie Hassan, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WSIL

Boy Hit by Train in Du Quoin

A Perry County boy is recovering after being hit by a train on his bicycle. It happened at 4:38 p.m. Thursday at the Main Street railroad crossing.

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Related Topix: Du Quoin, IL

WCAX-TV Burlington

Concerns about oil trains in North Country

Concerns about oil trains continue in the North Country. Residents want the flammable liquid away from their homes and some are suggesting safer ways to move the oil.

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Related Topix: Plattsburgh, NY, Clinton County, NY

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.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

CJAD

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.

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Related Topix: Canada

Chattanoogan.com

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.

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Related Topix: McCaysville, GA, Fannin County, GA

OakCreek

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.

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Related Topix: Wauwatosa, WI

WauwatosaNOW.com

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.

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Related Topix: Wauwatosa, WI, Milwaukee County, WI

CJAD

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.

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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.

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KSWO

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.

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

Switched

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.

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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.

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Patch.com

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."

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Patch.com

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

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