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Train crashes into car stalled on tracks

YORK COUNTY, PA(WPMT) The driver of a car escapes injury when a Norfolk Southern freight train slams into his car. It happened at about 6:30 pm at a private railroad crossing on Sheffield Drive in Carroll Township. 58 more words


Goshen, IN: Citations for crossing blockages reducing

The crackdown on trains blocking level crossings in Elkhart County appears to be facilitating a solution to the problem, In October 2014 police issued 117 citations to Norfolk Southern Railway Co (NS) with the ticket count falling to 44 in November and just two in December 2014. 80 more words

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Bluff City, TN: NS fails to secure crossing closure on risk grounds

Despite a significant accident history and concern that a fatal accident will occur, city fathers in Bluff City, TN, rejected the case for closure put forward by Norfolk Southern Railway Co  (NS). 229 more words

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There's a New Look to the Piney Fork Branch

Last Saturday I ended up in Minerva and chased the former New York Central line south.  I hadn’t been down south of Minerva in a few years and was in for quite a surprise. 279 more words

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My 12 year old son and I ventured out on a recent Saturday night to catch Norfolk Southern’s Pennsylvania Railroad Heritage unit 8102 leading a manifest through the area at nearby Sharpsburg, Maryland. 575 more words

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Winter's Beauty on the NS Chicago Line

Wintry blasts have caused havoc with Amtrak operations in the past week. The Lake Shore Limited in particular has been running hours off schedule.

On Monday, No. 142 more words

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Freight Train Derails, Cars Roll Over

CHICAGO (STMW) – No one was hurt when a freight train derailed Tuesday afternoon on the South Side.

Five rail cars on a train were involved in the derailment near 95th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue, according to Chicago fire officials. 102 more words