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Railway Transportation

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  • Cops: Woman charged with DUI was looking for ATM on railroad tracks

    Cops: Woman charged with DUI was looking for ATM on railroad tracks
    A Chicago woman has been charged with driving under the influence after telling police she was trying to find an ATM when she was caught driving her car on the railroad tracks this morning. The incident started shortly after 4 a.m. when a Riverside...
  • Sacred Hawaiian site is reborn in Maui's Maliko Gulch

    MAKAWAO, Maui — "Don't ask for anything while you are in this canyon," Sydney Smith, my guide and a longtime Hawaii resident, said as we balanced precariously on rocks, descending deep into Maliko Gulch. "A film crew was once here, set up a...
  • Transport oil by pipeline, not rail

    One would have thought that Jayni Foley Hein — executive director of UC Berkeley's Center for Law, Energy and the Environment — after discussing all the problems associated with transporting crude oil by rail, would have at least mentioned...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Lawsuit Searches for the Truth, Attorney Says

    The complaint in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Sarah Jones, the camera assistant killed by a train during shooting of "Midnight Rider," is a somewhat thin document, with many defendants but few details on what led to the accident....
  • Living Here: Windsor

    Living Here: Windsor
    Windsor is a small town at the crossroads of U.S. routes 258 and 460 in the center of Isle of Wight County. "Corrowaugh" was the first recorded name for what would later become Windsor. Corrowaugh was established as a post office in 1852, with mail...
  • Gregg Allman's Attorney Rejects Singer's Inclusion in 'Midnight Rider' Lawsuit

    The attorney for Gregg Allman said Friday that it was "unfortunate, unwarranted and without merit" that his client was named in a wrongful death lawsuit filed in Georgia earlier this week by the parents of Sarah Jones, the camera assistant killed in a...
  • Big plans, and concerns, surround L.A. River's revitalization

    Big plans, and concerns, surround L.A. River's revitalization
    City engineers, public works officials and developers stood on a hilltop just north of downtown on a recent weekday and gazed at a low-lying railroad yard dotted with weeds on the far side of the Los Angeles River channel. To the uninitiated, it was a...
  • CSX, city already footing landslide bills, though responsibility remains unclear

    CSX, city already footing landslide bills, though responsibility remains unclear
    The initial cleanup of a landslide that spilled half a city block onto CSX Transportation tracks in Charles Village last week was paid for by the railroad. The city, meanwhile, issued hotel and grocery vouchers to displaced residents and began...
  • NTSB head: Oil tanker rail 'safety has been compromised'

    NTSB head: Oil tanker rail 'safety has been compromised'
    The recent spate of accidents in the U.S. and Canada involving trains carrying crude oil demonstrates that “far too often, safety has been compromised,” the head of the top U.S. transportation safety agency said today. The amount of crude...
  • Collapsed East 26th Street to cost more than $18.5 million to restore

    Collapsed East 26th Street to cost more than $18.5 million to restore
    Repairing the city block that collapsed during heavy rains in Charles Village last month will cost the city more than $18.5 million, according to city officials and a cost estimate released Tuesday. The Department of Transportation will request...
  • Union Station to get $350 million in track upgrades

    Union Station to get $350 million in track upgrades
    Reviving a decades-old idea, Los Angeles transportation officials are planning $350 million in track improvements at Union Station that could dramatically reduce travel times for many trains and accommodate future growth of the famous terminal. The...