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  1. Another Fatality: Caltrain Strikes, Kills Person South of Blossom HillRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Patch.com

    No trains are running south of the station. This is the third Caltrain accident in the South Bay/Peninsula in a little more than a week.

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  2. Terror threat CP Rail's big worry, says HarrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Hunter Harrison, the head of Canadian Pacific , says he's more worried about the threat of a terrorist attack on his railway than derailments. "That's what concerns me more because it can be planned to do the worst possible damage," he told reporters after a speech to the Canadian Club of Toronto.

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  3. LIRR train hits car on tracks in Nassau, driver hospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | New York Daily News

    The driver of the Toyota Highlander that was struck was taken to the hospital, complaining of neck and back injuries. No other injuries were reported.

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  4. LIRR: SUV hit by train at railroad crossing after driver ignores warning lights and bellsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newsday

    Metropolitan Transportation Authority police and Nassau EMS crews at the scene at the LIRR train crossing on Rocklyn Avenue in East Rockaway after a train hit a vehicle on Monday, March 2, 2015. Photo Credit: Bill Bennett Metropolitan Transportation Authority police and Nassau EMS crews at the scene at the LIRR train crossing on Rocklyn Avenue in East Rockaway after a train hit a vehicle on Monday, March 2, 2015.

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  5. CP Rail CEO says terrorists a greater threat than derailmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    The chance of a terrorist attack on a train hauling flammable goods is a greater threat to public safety than a derailment, says Hunter Harrison, chief executive officer of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. Rerouting trains hauling dangerous goods to avoid heavily populated areas, and keeping the list of hazardous cargo from the eyes of would-be criminals are keys to hauling flammable goods safely, Mr. Harrison said on Monday in Toronto speech. Emergency crews and environmental officials are responding to a train derailment in West Virginia that sent at least one tanker containing crude oil into a river and also caused a nearby house to catch fire.

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  6. CD Review: Various Artists - "Immortal Randy Rhoads - Ultimate Tribute"Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    CD Review : Various Artists - Immortal RANDY RHOADS - The Ultimate Tribute : It's no secret that incredibly talented guitarist Randy Rhoads was taken from us far, far too early at the age of 25 when he died in a plane accident while on tour in 1982. But what better way is there to pay tribute to the late axe prodigy than with the most star-studded of all star-studded tributes, one that assembles the best players in the game, Immortal RANDY RHOADS - The Ultimate Tribute , released nearly 33 years to the day after his death.

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  7. Man killed by Metra train on the Far South SideRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    A man died Monday afternoon after being struck by a Metra Electric Line train on the Far South Side, officials said. The accident happened at 95th Street and the Metra Electric Line tracks in the Rosemoor neighborhood on the Far South Side, said Metra spokesman Michael Gillis.

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  8. Terrorism poses bigger risk than derailments, says CPa s Hunter HarrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    Hunter Harrison, the head of Canadian Pacific , says he's more worried about the threat of a terrorist attack on his railway than derailments. "That's what concerns me more because it can be planned to do the worst possible damage," he told reporters after a speech to the Canadian Club of Toronto.

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  9. Report lists Wilkes-Barre neighborhoods at high risk for evacuation in event of oil train derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times Leader

    Lina Blount of PennEnvironment Research and Policy Center presented the groups report Monday at City Hall Scranton on the threat to local communities of an oil train accident and the need for evacuation. Lina Blount of PennEnvironment Research and Policy Center presented the groups report Monday at City Hall Scranton on the threat to local communities of an oil train accident and the need for evacuation.

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  10. Man who admitted to Gaston Co. murder pleads not-guilyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    A convicted killer who sent a murder confession letter to the Gaston County DA, pleaded not guilty in court Monday. Man who admitted to Gaston Co.

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  11. SUV driven by elderly woman is hit by train at NY crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say a crossing gate came down on the SUV early Monday afternoon in East Rockaway. A witness says the woman then drove onto the grade crossing while warning lights were flashing and bells were ringing.

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  12. LIRR Train Hits SUV in CrossingRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    An eyewitness told MTA investigators that the elderly woman driving the Toyota Highlander attempted to cross the Long Island Railroad tracks in East Rockaway, after warning lights began flashing and bells began ringing. The gates came down, stopping the SUV - and its back was hit by an west-bound train.

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  13. 1 Injured In Crash Involving Train In Henry Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The driver of a SUV was injured in a crash involving a train in Henry County, according to Kentucky State Police. KSP said the accident happened on Highway 146, near the Oldham County line, at 4 p.m. Monday.

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  14. Rail service resumes after second Ventura County train crash in a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | LA Daily News

    Rail service through Ventura County returned to normal Monday after a train plowed into a vehicle stuck on the tracks for the second time in less than a week, officials said. Nobody was hurt in the Sunday night crash of an eastbound Amtrak train and a car at East Fifth Street and East Pleasant Valley Road in Camarillo, said Ventura County Fire Department Capt.

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  15. Crude oil tankers not among Franklin County haz-mat freightRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    A train pulling tanker cars passes Friday along the CSX railroad tracks near the Kriner Road overpass in Chambersburg. A significant percentage of rail and road freight passing through the county involves hazardous materials, according to county officials, but the county does not host long trains of crude oil tankers.

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  16. Final oil transportation study delivered to LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Department of Ecology delivered its final oil transportation study to state legislators Monday. The study details key recommendations to improve public safety in response to the increase of oil trains in Washington.

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  17. CP Rail's Harrison Says Biggest Crude-by-Rail Fear Is TerrorismRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Hunter Harrison, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.'s chief executive officer, said his greatest fear in moving crude by rail is the prospect of a terrorist attack on the company's trains. "That's what concerns me more because it can be planned to do the worst possible damage," Harrison told reporters after a speech in Toronto.

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  18. Environmental group warns of oil train dangers in the Lehigh ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NJ.com

    A train carrying crude oil derailed in Mount Carbon, WV, on Feb. 16, causing a large fire that forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes and temporarily shutting down water treatment facilities. Environmental group PennEnvironment Monday released a study that cautions of similar dangers in Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley.

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  19. CP's Hunter Harrison says terrorist attack a bigger concern than derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    E. Hunter Harrison, CEO of CP Rail, speaks at the Canadian Club of Toronto in Toronto on Monday. He said he is more worried about terrorist attack against the railway than about derailment.

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  20. Terrorism poses bigger risk than derailments, says CP's Hunter HarrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    Hunter Harrison, the head of Canadian Pacific , says he's more worried about the threat of a terrorist attack on his railway than derailments. "That's what concerns me more because it can be planned to do the worst possible damage," he told reporters after a speech to the Canadian Club of Toronto.

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