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1 hr ago | Echo-news.co.uk

Bridge strike causes train cancellations

A LORRY hitting a railway bridge caused a cancellations and delays on the Greater Anglia line from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street this morning.

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Related Topix: Staffordshire County, England, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

4 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Feds: New laws, oversight needed after Texas blast

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Related Topix: West, TX, Explosion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Pedestrian killed in Broome crash

A 52-year-old man, who was walking along a road in Broome last night, has died after he was struck by a 4WD.

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News10.net

Amtrak: person struck, killed by Capitol Corridor trainAmtrak: person ...

A Capitol Corridor train was brought to a halt in Davis after a person was struck Tuesday morning, passengers Tweeted.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

Log Cabin Democrat

Teen's death ruled an accident

The death of 17-year-old Conway High School student Sean Studler on the train tracks near the Salem Road overpass has been ruled an accident.

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Related Topix: Faulkner County, AR

Log Cabin Democrat

Teen's death ruled an accident

The death of 17-year-old Conway High School student Sean Studler on the train tracks near the Salem Road overpass has been ruled an accident.

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Related Topix: Faulkner County, AR

Star-Telegram.com

Tank car fleet inadequate for crude oil, rail industry says

None of the tank cars currently in service carrying Bakken crude oil is adequate for carrying that product, a rail industry representative testified Tuesday, but until new federal regulations are completed, the use of inadequate cars will continue.

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Myrtle Beach Online

'The Railway Man' isn't Colin Firth's finest hour

She is a bit taken aback, but only for a moment. She offers, way too soon, that she's "newly single."

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Related Topix: Entertainment

WFTV Orlando

18-year-old Volusia County man arrested in crash that killed his cousin

An 18-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday in an Oak Hill crash that killed his cousin last year.

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Related Topix: Volusia County, FL, Oak Hill, FL

The Citizens' Voice

Train strikes tractor-trailer in Pittston Twp.

While broken down on a set of railroad tracks on Oak Street, a tractor-trailer suffered significant damage after being hit by an oncoming train.

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Bellingham Herald

Old oil tanker cars, old regulations, new danger

Freight trains have an excellent overall safety record, which is why we don't flee at the sight of them.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, North Dakota Government, North Dakota

Mon Apr 21, 2014

ABC News

Year After Texas Plant Blast, No New Safety Laws

It has been a year since a fire caused a huge explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant that killed 15 people, yet companies in the state can still store hazardous chemicals in flammable wooden containers in buildings without sprinklers and volunteer firefighters like those who rushed into that plant still aren't required to train how to fight such ... (more)

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Related Topix: Explosion, Environmental Law, Law

Newsday

David Osiecki, charged in Water Mill arson, to undergo mental evaluation

In Suffolk closed due to accident on Northern State Pkwy WB between Deer Park Ave/Rt-231/X42 and Wolf Hill Rd/X41 in Dix Hills.

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Related Topix: Water-Mill, NY, Dix Hills, NY, Sagaponack, NY

Canada.com

Via creates web page to keep public informed of rail issues

Via Rail has created an online hub of information for frustrated Barrhaven residents dealing with railway signal malfunctions and track work.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Palladium-Item

Ambulance crew criticized after ag sprayer accident

A delay by the Rural/Metro ambulance crew in transporting a man injured in a train accident Saturday drew criticism Monday from local emergency responders.

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Related Topix: Richmond, IN

KCRG

Des Moines Police Identify Teen Killed By Train

Des Moines police have identified a teenager who died while trying to climb aboard a slow-moving freight train.

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KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Boycott Urged As Production on Gregg Allman Biopic Resumes

A new Facebook campaign is urging the film crew to boycott as production resumes on a Gregg Allman biopic where tragedy struck in February.

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Related Topix: Wayne County, GA

Examiner.com

Train nearly takes out Senator at press conference for train safety campaign

Conn. Senator Richard Blumenthal looked very serious during a press conference on train and rail safety.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Sun Apr 20, 2014

FOX16

New Information: Victim of Train-Pedestrian Crash Identified

There's new information just into the newsroom on a train-pedestrian fatal accident in Conway.

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Log Cabin Democrat

Young man killed by train, investigation ongoing

The Conway Police Department investigates a train stopped near the intersection of Salem Road and Tyler Street after it was involved in an accident where a pedestrian was killed this afternoon at about 1:40 p.m. The Conway Police Department investigates a train stopped near the intersection of Salem Road and Tyler Street after it was involved in an ... (more)

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