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Railway Disasters

Railway Disasters
A collection of news and information related to Railway Accidents published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
A collection of news and information related to Railway Accidents published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES) « Show less

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  • Quadruple rainbow graces New York's sky

    Quadruple rainbow graces New York's sky
    People across the country are going wild for a picture of a quadruple rainbow that was taken Tuesday morning in New York and shared on Twitter.
  • Attorney convicted of role in bridge work scheme

    An attorney has been convicted of conspiring with a former New Jersey transportation department engineer to have a railroad company inflate the cost of a state-funded railroad repair project and pay them $325,000 in bribes. State officials say 34-year-...

    Japan's maglev train breaks own speed record at 603 kph

    A Japanese maglev that is the fastest passenger train in the world has broken its own speed record. Operator JR Central said the train reached 603 kilometers per hour (375 miles per hour) in a test run on Tuesday, surpassing its previous record of 361...

    UPDATE: Man killed by train in Denbigh area identified

    UPDATE: Man killed by train in Denbigh area identified
    Update - 9:30 a.m.: Newport News Police identified the man struck and killed by a train Monday night as 24-year-old Stanley Bernard Smith, Jr., of Newport News. Police got the call that a man had been hit by a CSX train near the Denbigh Boulevard...

    Japan's maglev train breaks world speed record with 375 mph test run

    Japan's maglev train breaks world speed record with 375 mph test run
    A Japanese maglev that is the fastest passenger train in the world has broken its own speed record. Operator JR Central said the train reached 375 miles per hour in a test run on Tuesday, surpassing its previous record of 361 mph set in 2003. The...