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Stories with subject: Train travel
  • Landmark train tunnel being converted to tourist attraction 
    Updated: Jun-27-15 9:44 am

    CROZET, Virginia - Past the law office of Bruce K. Tyler in Nelson County, a "no trespassing" sign sits on a wooden post at the beginning of a gravel trail. At first, it looks like nothing worth trespassing charges, but about 3,000 feet down the path sits the Crozet Blue Ridge Tunnel.

  • Power slowly being restored in storm-ravaged areas of PA, NJ story has photos
    Updated: Jun-24-15 5:53 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - Utility crews were working around the clock to clear toppled trees and other debris as power was slowly being restored to the hundreds of thousands of people in the Northeast who were affected by a fast-moving ferocious storm system that caused two deaths.

  • The Latest: Thunderstorms halt Philadelphia train service story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-23-15 7:20 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - The latest on the bad weather moving from the Midwest to the East Coast (all times local):

  • Officials: Pope pilgrims should plan to walk in Philadelphia 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 10:21 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - Pilgrims heading to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis will face many travel restrictions in the city and need to start looking at transportation options now - and should anticipate walking about two miles a day, officials said Tuesday.

  • Officials: Pope pilgrims should plan to walk in Philadelphia 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 4:28 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - Pilgrims heading to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis will face many travel restrictions in the city and need to start looking at transportation options now - and should anticipate walking about two miles a day, officials said Tuesday.

  • Historic railroad convention is under way in Rutland 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 5:32 pm

    RUTLAND, Vermont - The weeklong National Railway Historical Society convention is underway in Vermont, utilizing freight lines and historic passenger cars to offer unique trips for enthusiasts.

  • Lawmakers finish first session under new structure 
    Updated: Jun-14-15 8:55 am

    MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama lawmakers have finished their first legislative session under a new pay structure that gives them a salary equal to the median household income in the state

  • NY plans tourist train upgrade and new trail in Adirondacks 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 9:04 am

    ALBANY, New York - New York state regulators are proposing to extend a tourist train route and create a multi-use trail through the heart of the Adirondacks, moves which could boost visitors to remote areas currently accessible only on foot, kayak or canoe, officials announced Thursday.

  • Chicago's new 606 trail system opens 
    Updated: Jun-06-15 2:09 pm

    CHICAGO - Chicago's answer to New York's High Line elevated trail system opened Saturday to both excitement and concern.

  • Rail service between Lynn and Boston suspended this weekend 
    Updated: Jun-06-15 9:30 am

    BOSTON - Service on the Newburyport/Rockport commuter rail will be suspended between Lynn and North Station this weekend because of construction.