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Eleven deaths in ten years at railway crossing in rural West Berkshire

Another person killed at Ufton Nervet

No-one should jump to conclusions about why a man was killed on the railway level crossing at Ufton Nervet in West Berkshire on 16 October 2014. 1,845 more words

Network Rail

Even Passengers Have a Role in Safe Commuting

By Will Cusey

Although a metro rider isn’t exactly “driving,” the NTSB wanted to discuss other forms of transportation people use to get to and from work as part of our series highlighting… 618 more words

Rail Safety

Caltrain To Go Electric...Soon!

Caltrain’s Modernization Program got another boost today with the signing of a bill extending design/build authority on the electrification project until 2024. The project, which was announced in September 2013, aims to transform the Caltrain fleet from diesel locomotives to electric multiple units, bolstering network capacity and significantly reducing emissions. 37 more words

Cover it up Conservatives*

*This story has been updated at Not a Cover-Up, But a Cover Over, to correct a small detail.

by Jack Locke

They are artists in the art of cover ups. 309 more words


Candidates duke it out at mayoralty debate

By Suzanne Weiss

Five East End Against Line 9 supporters handed out “Ban toxic oil” leaflets and gathered signatures for a petition to City Council for no toxic oil in Toronto, at a mayoralty debate. 331 more words

Line 9

Residents debate rail oil-tanker safety

 By Murray Lumley

Thursday evening, September 4, 2014, more than 60 residents packed into a room at West Toronto Baptist Church on Dundas Street West to hear several experts and politicians discuss rail safety, particularly related to residents’ observations of large increases in crude oil tanker car trains rumbling through the Junction neighbourhood of Toronto’s west end. 1,084 more words

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