| Jul 16, 2011
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...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 1:56 PM
A Lebanon City man is dead after being struck by a train in Lebanon County. It happened just after 8 o'clock Monday night along the Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks along 25th Street in North Lebanon Township.
33 year old Brian Strauss was taken to a...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:20 PM
The National Park Service is planning six prescribed burns this fall for the Indiana National Lakeshore.
The burns will happen sometime between now and Thanksgiving because weather conditions play such a significant role in determining whether the time...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 1:55 PM
Norfolk Southern Corporation plans to hire 500 employees in eight states, including Pennsylvania, by the end of 2011 to meet the growing demand for freight rail service and to replace employees retiring in coming years.
The railroad is seeking applicants...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 3:01 PM
A reported fire on a freight train has caused delays on the CTA's Red Line near 63rd Street in the Englewood neighborhood, officials said.
According to the CTA website, Red Line trains bypassed the 63rd Street station because of fire activity in the...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 5:13 PM
A train derailment in Altoona, PA caused major delays in Duncannon Sunday. Norfolk Southern says a train left the tracks around 8:00 Saturday night causing major backlogs in Perry County and across the area.
Starting just after 4:00 Sunday morning,...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 6:56 PM
An Amish teenager is struck by a Norfork Southern freight train in Lancaster County. It happened at around 5:30 Tuesday evening at a private grade crossing along the 2000 block of Thoroughbred Lane in East Lampeter Township. The 16 year old male...
| Nov 17, 2011
Believe it or not, the railroad is not a dying business .Norfolk Southern is growing, and investing .
It's ready to hire 500 people across the country and 50 here in Harrisburg.
" Railroads are the unsung heroes of the country. We`re an old fashioned...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 5:22 AM
A Lancaster County woman is recovering after police say she slammed into a stopped Norfolk Southern freight train with her car. It happened just before 1 a.m. at the Custer Avenue railroad crossing in New Holland Borough. Police say Kristin Buckwalter,...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 12:58 AM
A female bicyclist was struck and killed by a semi-trailer truck in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side, authorities said.
The semi was entering the Norfolk Southern facility in the 300 block of West 47th Street around 1:40 p.m. Monday when it...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:05 PM
A female bicyclist who was struck and killed by a semi-trailer truck Monday on the South Side has been identified, authorities said.
Evelyn Dean was pronounced dead at 2 p.m. at the scene, according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner's...