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Train runs over, severs man's foot at rail crossing in Fargo

A train rolled over and severed a man’s foot in downtown Fargo early Wednesday.

Emergency crews responded to the scene at the rail crossing around 2 a.m., taking the man to the hospital by ambulance after finding him underneath the stopped train with his foot severed, … 91 more words

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How safe does Ottawa keep our roads, rails, airways and seaways? We don't really know

OTTAWA – Continued weaknesses in safety oversight at Transport Canada means there’s no real telling just how safe or dangerous it is to travel the country by road, rail, air or sea, a recent audit of the department found. 723 more words

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Railway Neighbors Call For Heightened Safety

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Community members in northeast Minneapolis are calling for increased rail safety. Their fight falls on the second anniversary of the oil train disaster in Canada that killed 47 people. 320 more words

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St-Thomas, Ontario: Step right up to Railway City

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St-Thomas, Ontario — It’s early Saturday evening and Dave Roper has sausages and burgers going on the barbecue. 857 more words
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Looking back at a trip along the rails

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While travelling from town to town between Illinois and Quebec in early June, Montreal Gazette reporter Jesse Feith and photojournalist John Kenney had the chance to speak to many people, and hear their fondest memories as well as their deepest concerns about the railroad. 14 more words

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Baroda, Michigan: Abandoned tracks barely leave a trace

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Baroda, Michigan — The cobblestoned main street of Baroda, population 800, leads to a dead end. 397 more words
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St-Clet: Trains a source of growing dread

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St-Clet — She can hear it: the old house she inherited from her father cracks loudly enough that she once asked her husband if he thought it was collapsing. 484 more words
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