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A 65-year-old New Smyrna Beach man was killed Friday after crashing his motorcycle into a railroad crossing in Port Orange. Hector Hernandez rode a 1997 Kawasaki Voyager motorcycle into a lowered railroad crossing on Nova Road at about 9:30 a.m. as a...
Tags: New Smyrna Beach, Ridgewood
South Bend Tribune CorrespondentMICHIGAN CITY — A consensus has been reached on realigning the South Shore railroad tracks in Michigan City in a move aimed primarily at reducing travel times to and from Chicago. What's called ''The Central Corridor'' option featuring double...
South Bend Tribune CorrespondentMICHIGAN CITY -- A consensus has been reached on realigning the South Shore railroad tracks in Michigan City in a move aimed primarily at reducing travel times to and from Chicago. What's called "The Central Corridor" option featuring double tracks was...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Trips and Vacations
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON California's high-speed rail project can start rolling without waiting for potentially time-consuming approvals from a federal board, officials ruled Thursday. In a victory for the project, which has faced repeated political obstacles, a...
For quite some time now, enthusiastic volunteers have been whacking brush, clearing debris and replacing ties and rails on the old Pennsylvania Railroad's Northern Central Division, one of the nation's most historic stretches of railroad, which courses 10...
Isabel Benham, whose deep knowledge of the railroad industry made her an influential bond analyst at a time when few women held positions of authority on Wall Street, has died. She was 103. She died May 18 in her New York City apartment, according to...
ReutersNEW YORK/CALGARY (Reuters) - Oil traders are gently tapping the brakes on the thriving business of shipping U.S. and Canadian crude oil by rail, industry data showed this week, the first sign of a slowdown after a two-year boom. As price spreads for...
California's bullet train agency won a key legal ruling Thursday, obtaining an exemption from regulatory oversight by the federal Surface Transportation Board for construction of the first segment of the rail system that would run 220 mph trains from...
Tags: Politics, Republican Party, Jeff Denham
ReutersBEIJING, June 9 (Reuters) - China's former railways minister, Liu Zhijun, went on trial on Sunday charged with corruption and abuse of power, state media said, in a case which will demonstrate newly installed President Xi Jinping's resolve to crack down...
Tags: China, Political Corruption, Xi Jinping, Beijing (China), Trials
Robert Fogel, the University of Chicago economic historian awarded a Nobel Prize for his data-driven reconsiderations of how railways and slavery influenced U.S. economic history, has died. He was 86. Fogel died Tuesday at Manor Care Health Services...
Robert W. Fogel, a University of Chicago professor who in 1993 joined the Hyde Park school's line of Nobel Prize winners in economics, created a body of work that challenged widely held assumptions about American history. Early in his career, Mr....
ReutersBy Peter N Henderson TORONTO, June 11 (Reuters) - Canadian railways should bring in automatic braking systems and video recording devices to help prevent accidents like a fatal 2012 passenger train derailment, the country's transportation watchdog said...
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