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Coordinating For Rail Safety in Iowa

ANKENY, Iowa- A number of law enforcement, emergency management, and federal agencies gathered for a day-long symposium on rail safety.  The group is working with the Federal Rail Administration to make sure Iowa agencies are on the same page when it comes to responding to any possible incidents along rail lines. 125 more words


Man recorded jumping, rolling under moving freight train

WATCH ABOVE: It’s not every day you see a man rolling around under a moving train, but that’s exactly what happened in the Houston area recently and it was caught on camera. 275 more words


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


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


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


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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