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January 11, 2019 10:57 PM Amtrak works to modernize, speed up trains in busiest U.S. rail corridor

ABOARD AMTRAK TRAIN 182 (Reuters) - Amtrak is gearing up to introduce new high-speed Acela trains as it plans to spend billions of dollars in upgrades on the busiest U.S. rail corridor. The national U.S. passenger railroad on Friday gave reporters a tour by train of the busy northeast corridor from Washington to New York, showing off places where the rail system 138

January 1, 2019 8:17 PM The Latest: Manchester police quiz alleged knife attacker

Police at Victoria Station in Manchester, England, late Monday Dec. 31, 2018 after a man had stabbed three people. Two commuters - a man and woman in their 50s - were taken to hospital with knife injuries and a British Transport Police (BTP) officer was stabbed in the shoulder. Police said a man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains 103

December 28, 2018 6:50 PM Germany gives nod to $8 billion tunnel link to Denmark

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - German authorities on Friday gave their approval to an $8 billion rail and road tunnel linking Denmark and Germany, despite environmental objections. The 19 km (11.8 mile) Fehmarnbelt link, connecting the Danish island of Lolland to the island of Fehmarn on the German side, was due to be completed in 2024, but has been delayed 93

December 25, 2018 1:56 PM High-speed trains are finally coming to the US

Lilit Marcus, CNN • Published 25th December 2018 One train company has high hopes of bringing high-speed rail travel to America. Brightline Trains, which bills itself as "America's first new major private intercity passenger railroad in over a century," has just gotten a major vote of confidence from Richard Branson's Virgin Group. The Virgin Group has taken 100

December 13, 2018 9:31 AM Turkish train crash in Ankara kills nine, injures 47

ANKARA (Reuters) - Nine people were killed and nearly 50 injured in Turkey when a high speed train collided with a locomotive and crashed into a station platform and overpass in an Ankara suburb early on Thursday, officials said. Rescuers worked to free people trapped under the mangled wreckage at Marsandiz train station, 8 km (5 miles) from central 76

December 13, 2018 6:22 AM A High-Speed Train Crash in the Turkish Capital Has Killed 7 and Injured Dozens

(ANKARA, Turkey) — A high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, killing seven people and injuring 46 others, officials and news re said. The 6:30 a.m. (0330 GMT) train from Ankara to the central Turkish city of Konya collided with the engine, which was checking 78

November 29, 2018 2:39 AM China green lights first underwater high-speed railway

Maggie Hiufu Wong, CNN • Updated 29th November 2018 The line will connect Ningbo, a port city south of Shanghai, to Zhoushan, an archipelago off the east coast. The proposed underwater tunnel will be a part of the 77-kilometer Yong-Zhou Railway plan (Yong is the nickname of Ningbo) to boost tourism and create a two-hour-commute zone within Zhejiang Province 82

November 20, 2018 9:59 PM America travels for Thanksgiving

Here are some of the nation's busiest airports this Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is one of the deadliest holidays on the road each year, with more than 800 people killed between 2013 and 2017 during the Thanksgiving travel period, according to the US Department of Transportation. There are the usual tips and tricks — don't bring hazardous materials onto the plane 60

November 11, 2018 11:59 PM Second iron ore train derails in Australia; no injuries

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - An empty iron ore train has derailed in Western Australia after poor weather eroded part of the track, operator Mineral Resources Ltd said on Monday, just a week after the derailing of a runaway ore train in the state’s north. About 30 empty iron ore wagons in a 106-wagon train came off the track on Sunday south of the sparsely 91

November 10, 2018 5:02 AM Bulk of migrant caravan prepares to depart Mexico City

A boy lies with a coloring book outside a tent inside the sports complex where thousands of migrants have been camped out for several days in Mexico City, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. About 500 Central American migrants headed out of Mexico City on Friday to embark on the longest and most dangerous leg of their journey to the U.S. border, while thousands more were waiting 97