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  • Don't count on CSX for help in landslide's aftermath [Letter]

    Don't count on CSX for help in landslide's aftermath [Letter]
    As a resident of the Relay/St. Denis community in Halethorpe and a member of the Relay Improvement Association, I was interested to read your recent article about the CSX railroad and the destruction on Charles Village's 26th Street ("Deluge causes...
  • Emergency construction underway on new, modern retaining wall after landslide

    Emergency construction underway on new, modern retaining wall after landslide
    Several steps away from the crumbling edge of East 26th Street in Charles Village, a construction worker slowly unrolled a long yellow measuring tape into a circular hole about the size of a sewer manhole lid. Foot after foot of the tape disappeared as...
  • SunRail runs on time with fewer passengers on 1st day of paid service

    SunRail runs on time with fewer passengers on 1st day of paid service
    SunRail ran largely on time and with plenty of seats available Monday, despite one train demolishing a luxury car that was stalled on the tracks in Maitland. No one was seriously hurt in the second accident in as many weeks for SunRail, although the 28-...
  • B&O locomotive to be transferred to Western Md.

    B&O locomotive to be transferred to Western Md.
    A 65-year-old steam locomotive will be restored and transferred from the B&O Railroad Museum to the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. The restoration will bring the locomotive back to full service. Built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in September 1949...
  • Ecuador's newly reopened Cruise Train connects present day to history

    QUITO, Ecuador — As the four-car train rolls through the clouds and begins its descent of the Andes, Bette Bleeker has a practical concern. "I hope someone checked the brakes," the Chicago resident asks. It's a fair question, given the 1,755-...
  • Woman struck by train in Harford County

    Woman struck by train in Harford County
    A woman was struck by a CSX train south of Aberdeen on Saturday afternoon, officials said. Just before 4 p.m., the woman was struck by the train near the 4600 block of Pulaski Highway in the Riverside area, said Jennifer Chenworth-Price, a spokeswoman...
  • Big Boy's wheels to roll Monday on epic California-Wyoming journey

    When the Union Pacific Railroad's Big Boy locomotive starts its journey from Southern California on Monday, wheels that have been stilled for more than half a century will begin to turn -- and hopefully carry one of the biggest steam engines ever built...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-83 North

    Traffic: Collision on I-83 North
    A four-vehicle collision with injury in Towson on Interstate 83 North prior to the Baltimore Beltway has closed the northbound right traffic lane and northbound left shoulder at 7:36 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT has...
  • Charles W. Jr. and Mary Jeanette Battenfeld

    Charles W. Jr. and Mary Jeanette Battenfeld
    Charles W. "Chuck" Battenfeld Jr., a retired Canton Railroad Co. executive, died April 23 of heart failure at his Rodgers Forge home. He was 95. His wife of 70 years, Mary Jeannette Battenfeld, a homemaker and an accomplished seamstress, died four...
  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Braves Storm of Policy Battles

    Tom Wheeler believes that television programming is in the midst of a Golden Age. When asked what shows he watches, the FCC chairman doesn't hesitate, reeling off "House of Cards," "True Detective" and "Sherlock," and he admits to enjoying the...
  • Oil tanker train derails in Lynchburg, Va., triggering fire and spill

    About 15 train tanker cars carrying crude oil derailed Wednesday afternoon in Lynchburg, Va., plunging several of them into the James River, sparking a massive fire and spilling oil. The derailment prompted evacuations in the downtown district near...