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Railway Transportation

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  • Proposed $38M Newport News transit center public meeting tonight

    Proposed $38M Newport News transit center public meeting tonight
    Newport News residents will be able to sound-off on the city's proposal to construct a new transit center during a public meeting tonight.  The meeting is scheduled from 6 to 8 at the Denbigh Community Center, 15198 Warwick Blvd., according to a city...
  • Amtrak: On the wrong track

    Amtrak: On the wrong track
    As U.S. Supreme Court justices wrestle with whether Amtrak, as a quasi private corporation, should have the right to set performance standards that would also affect the freight services with which it shares lines, the rail system is facing gridlock....
  • Public meeting to be held for new Newport News transportation center

    Public meeting to be held for new Newport News transportation center
    The city is holding a public informational meeting about the Newport News Transportation Center, which is now in the preliminary design stage. The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Denbigh Community Center, 15198 Warwick Blvd. The...
  • Motorist killed in crash with Tri-Rail train

    Motorist killed in crash with Tri-Rail train
    A collision between a Tri-Rail train and an automobile Friday morning left one man dead. It happened shortly before 7 a.m. on the train tracks approaching the Cypress Creek Station, Detective DeAnna Greenlaw said. "A southbound Tri-Rail train collided...
  • Environmental groups stepping up opposition to crude oil shipments in Baltimore

    Environmental groups stepping up opposition to crude oil shipments in Baltimore
    David Flores first spotted the red diamond placards — numbered to designate crude oil shipments — about two weeks ago on a long line of rail cars idling on a trestle over Interstate 695, near Hollins Ferry Road in Baltimore County. "I don'...
  • 1st responders take peek inside tank car in training exercise

    1st responders take peek inside tank car in training exercise
    About 60 first responders from a score of Chicago suburbs got an inside look, literally, at the type of railroad car used to haul thousands of gallons of crude oil, ethanol and other potentially hazardous materials through their communities each day....
  • Tractor trailer gets stuck under Upper Macungie railroad overpass

    Tractor trailer gets stuck under Upper Macungie railroad overpass
    A tractor trailer stuck under a railroad overpass Friday afternoon prompted the closure of a stretch of Schantz Road, Upper Macungie police said. Investigators said the tractor trailer driven by Victor Moncion Jr. of Allentown hit the railroad overpass...
  • Marine industry, All Aboard Florida seek solution on New River bridge

    Marine industry, All Aboard Florida seek solution on New River bridge
    The old railway bridge over the New River in Fort Lauderdale has emerged as the latest flash point in plans to launch high-speed passenger rail service from Miami to Orlando. The marine industry insists All Aboard Florida's trains will keep the low...
  • Rail Services Prepare For Added Holiday Riders, Drivers Advised To Be Prepared

    Rail Services Prepare For Added Holiday Riders, Drivers Advised To Be Prepared
    With the fast-approaching mix of heavy holiday traffic and the potentially significant snowfall, Amtrak and The Travelers Cos are offering tips to make holiday travel safer and less stressful. Amtrak riders are advised to leave a little extra time to...
  • Twin Cities rail link makes St. Paul a much closer sibling

    Twin Cities rail link makes St. Paul a much closer sibling
    Some siblings come across as rivals who seem disconnected, and that's the way Minnesota's Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul used to appear. Now, as of this year, light rail connects these sisters — which means there is no reason to stay with...
  • No injuries in small fire at old Main Post Office

    No injuries in small fire at old Main Post Office
    No injuries were reported when a small fire broke out Tuesday morning on the top floor and roof of the old post office building in the South Loop, officials said. The blaze broke out about 8:20 a.m. in a vent above railroad tracks that has been a...