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Stories with subject: Rail travel disruptions
  • Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for 2nd day story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Sep-02-15 5:47 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Tempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift refugee camp in the heart of Budapest on Wednesday as Hungary played hardball with its unwelcome visitors for a second day, blocking train ticket-clutching migrants from traveling deeper into Europe.

  • LIRR expects normal schedule for evening rush hour 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 4:41 pm

    NEW YORK - The Long Island Rail Road says riders should expect a normal schedule for this evening's rush hour following a morning of delays caused by signal problems.

  • CSX sued over West Virginia oil train derailment 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 4:32 pm

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A lawsuit has been filed against CSX Corp. on behalf of southern West Virginia residents living near the site of a fiery oil train derailment.

  • Eurostar passengers stranded after migrant action in Calais 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 10:14 am

    PARIS - Hundreds of Eurostar train passengers trying to travel under the English Channel were stranded in France and Britain after migrants climbed on tracks overnight in the port city of Calais, officials said Wednesday.

  • Eurostar passengers stranded after migrant action in Calais 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 9:57 am

    PARIS - Hundreds of Eurostar train passengers trying to travel under the English Channel were stranded in France after migrants climbed on tracks overnight in the port city of Calais, officials said.

  • Chaos in Budapest train station amid Europe's migrant crisis 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 4:42 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Chanting "Freedom! Freedom!," angry migrants demanded to be let aboard trains bound for Austria and Germany after Hungary temporarily suspended all rail traffic Tuesday from its main Budapest terminal and brawny police forced hundreds of migrants out of the train station.

  • The Latest: Trafficking surges in fake Syrian passports story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Sep-01-15 10:10 am

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - The latest developments as tens of thousands of migrants flood into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):

  • Train runs into truck on tracks in San Diego; no injuries 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 2:35 pm

    SAN DIEGO - Fire officials say an Amtrak train crashed into a truck that was on railroad tracks in San Diego, but the driver was able to jump out in time.

  • BNSF asks for delay in lawsuit over Casselton derailment 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 3:59 pm

    FARGO, North Dakota - A civil lawsuit against BNSF by an engineer who was at the helm during a train derailment near Casselton nearly two years ago should be put on hold until it can be determined whether a broken axel was the cause of the fiery crash, a lawyer for the railway said Monday.

  • Work already on new Hudson River tunnels has been costly 
    Updated: Aug-22-15 12:32 pm

    ALBANY, New York - Buried deep under Manhattan is a $185 million hole in the ground, evidence that while politicians bicker over how to pay for a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River, work on the project has been underway for years.

  • SEPTA commuter trains delayed 20 minutes by signal issues 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 7:52 am

    PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia's regional rail service says some trains are delayed about 20 minutes due to problems with power to track signals.

  • Disabled train, vehicle fire snarl New York City trip 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 11:52 am

    WEEHAWKEN, New Jersey - Two separate incidents led to major delays for commuters headed into New York City and got one motorist arrested.

  • Frustration lingers over Baltimore light rail cancellation 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 6:28 pm

    HANOVER, Maryland - Sharp disagreements emerged from a closed-door meeting Monday between Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's administration and Democrats who represent Baltimore over Hogan's cancellation of a 14-mile light rail plan and uncertainty about the governor's transportation plans for Maryland's largest city.

  • NY Gov. Cuomo: Feds must pay more for Hudson rail tunnel 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 9:53 pm

    ALBANY, New York - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned federal transportation officials Friday that Amtrak's entire Northeast corridor could be disrupted and disabled unless Washington invests significant sums in a plan to build new Hudson River rail tunnels.

  • Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 8:00 pm

    WASHINGTON - Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline this year to install safety technology that can prevent many crashes, including derailments due to excessive speed like the deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May, according to a government report released Friday.

  • Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology story has photos
    Updated: Aug-07-15 5:27 pm

    WASHINGTON - Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline this year to install safety technology that can prevent many crashes, including derailments due to excessive speed like the deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May, according to a government report released Friday.

  • Minor delays after smoke forces evacuation of LIRR train 
    Updated: Aug-06-15 8:29 pm

    NEW YORK - Several Long Island Rail Road trains have been delayed after a smoldering track forced passengers on one train to evacuate.

  • CTA Green Line train derails, disrupting South Side service 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 9:23 pm

    CHICAGO - Service has been restored to a branch of the Chicago Transit Authority Green Line that saw the derailment of a four-car elevated train.

  • At least 24 killed, 300 rescued after trains derail in India 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 12:56 am

    NEW DELHI - Two passenger trains derailed over a bridge in central India while crossing a track that was flooded by heavy monsoon rains, killing at least 24 people, officials said Wednesday. More than 300 people have been rescued.

  • Bus proposed in place of canceled late train to Rockland 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 8:35 am

    NANUET, New York - Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the MTA to find an alternative to a soon-to be eliminated late-night train to Rockland County.