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  • Man killed when hit by Amtrak train in Baltimore

    Man killed when hit by Amtrak train in Baltimore
    A man was killed when he was struck by an Amtrak train in Baltimore Monday night, authorities said. The victim was found dead on the tracks near a MARC station in the 400 block of N. Smallwood St. after being struck by the train around 9:30 p.m.,...
  • Amtrak needs help [Letter]

    Amtrak needs help [Letter]
    Your editorial "Amtrak's vulnerability" (May 13) was much needed. Those of us who regularly ride the rails between Baltimore and New York depend on rail service. Even Joe Biden, as a Senator, depended on the Northeast trains to Wilmington and voted to...
  • There is no NN coal dust study

    Last week a few would-be Newport News council members said they wanted to wait on the results of a coal-dust study before coming to any conclusions about how the city might better cope with coal stockpiles at two coal export piers and the uncovered CSX...
  • CTA's new weapon in graffiti battle: suits against vandals, parents

    CTA's new weapon in graffiti battle: suits against vandals, parents
    The CTA is hoping that a new deterrent will hit home with graffiti taggers who are thinking about leaving their mark on transit property. The agency is taking vandalism and graffiti defendants — or in the case of minors, their parents or legal...
  • Grand Funk, American band

    Grand Funk, American band
    Loyal watchers of "The Simpsons" know Grand Funk Railroad as one of Homer's favorites. To those who grew up in the 1970s, the rock band is no cartoon. It's Americana. Grand Funk Railroad, celebrating its 45th year, plays at the Pompano Beach Seafood...
  • 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...
  • New Naperville sculpture memorializes 1946 train wreck

    New Naperville sculpture memorializes 1946 train wreck
    A sculpture dedicated Saturday serves as a memorial to those killed and a way to honor the community members who stepped up to help 68 years ago when trains crashed at the Naperville station. 'Tragedy to Triumph' is the title of a sculpture unveiled...
  • 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...
  • Union Station, an only-in-L.A. icon

    By noting Union Station's "nostalgic architecture," Christopher Hawthorne misses the triumph and true heritage of the station. ("Union Station's complexity grows 75 years down the line," May 3) The railroad was radical in its support of true American...