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  • Avoiding tunnel is impractical, costly, CSX says

    Any attempts to reduce the flow of hazardous chemicals through Baltimore's Howard Street Tunnel, where a chemical-laden train derailed July 18 and burned for four days under ground, would face almost insurmountable legal and practical obstacles, safety...
  • Train safety record declines

    The derailment and fire involving a chemical-laden freight train in Baltimore last month is just the latest in a pattern of rail accidents on the rise since 1997 - about the time that a string of multibillion-dollar rail mergers left the industry...
  • Illinois lawmakers fight cuts to rail project funds

    Illinois lawmakers said today they will fight a move by Republicans in the U.S. House to scrap funding for a key railroad improvement project designed to increase capacity and eliminate a notorious freight and passenger train bottleneck on Chicago's South...
  • McDonnell military commission to meet on closing Joint Forces in Hampton Roads

    Gov. Bob McDonnell has filled out his new military commission, which will meet this week to discuss the proposed closing of Joint Forces Command in Norfolk. The group includes a Hampton Roads contingent of state lawmakers, private sector officials and...
  • City Guide: Windsor

    Windsor is a small town at the crossroads of U.S. 258 and 460 in the center of Isle of Wight County. The first recorded name for what became Windsor was Corrowaugh. In 1852, Corrowaugh was established as a post office, and mail was brought once a week...
  • Tim Saunders' Blog

    Tim Saunders' Blog
    February 24, 2012 If you watched the 5:00 news on Thursday, you may have seen me delivering a live report while driving a car.  That was not a trick.  I really was driving and communicating live with Jean Jadhon.  Given all the amazing technology that&...
  • All Aboard! Fitzhugh Turns Down Jets To Stay On Track As Train Conductor

    All Aboard! Fitzhugh Turns Down Jets To Stay On Track As Train Conductor
    Keith Fitzhugh chose operating trains over a shot at a Super Bowl. The free-agent safety turned down an offer to join the New York Jets to remain a conductor with Norfolk Southern Railroad and stay on track financially while helping support his parents...
  • Better days are ahead for Hampton Roads' economy, ODU economists say

    Better days are ahead for Hampton Roads' economy, ODU economists say
    Look for growth in jobs, retail sales and hotel room revenue and a decline in foreclosures in Hampton Roads in 2011, Old Dominion University economists said Wednesday. But there's still a ways to go before the region and the nation regain all the jobs...
  • Santorum's mission to Mars

    Santorum's mission to Mars
    Rick Santorum, whose campaign has seemed like something out of a science fiction novel to the Pennsylvanians who ended his political career six years ago, is kicking off his return to the state in the aptly named town of Mars. The former U.S. senator,...
  • Construction to begin on Englewood Flyover rail bridges

    Construction could start this summer on a system of rail bridges on Chicago’s South Side designed to unplug a major bottleneck that causes thousands of hours of delay each year for freight and passenger trains, officials announced today.   The...
  • All aboard! Here's a roundup of Hampton Roads hotspots for train-loving kids and adults

    All aboard! Here's a roundup of Hampton Roads hotspots for train-loving kids and adults
    Trains may be considered old-fashioned by some, but among youngsters, they remain as hot as the coal in a locomotive's blazing firebox. The enduring popularity of Thomas the Tank Engine is but one example of how centuries-old technology still puts smiles...