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Commuter Rail Heads Slam Amtrak Over Derailments

The heads of the two major commuter rail lines that use Penn Station took turns criticizing Amtrak on Wednesday for two recent derailments that continued to cause headaches for commuters…

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Thousands of Defects Found on Oil-Train Routes

Government inspections of railroads that haul volatile crude oil across the United States have uncovered almost 24,000 safety defects, including problems similar to those blamed in derailments that triggered massive…

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Future Fast Train Link Damascus-Haifa Proposed

Despite the ongoing war and chaos in Syria, a Syrian opposition leader has suggested the construction of a fast train route from Damascus to Haifa. Likud MK Ayub Kara said…

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At Least 36 Killed as Indian Train Derails

At least 36 people were killed and 50 injured on Saturday night when nine coaches of a passenger train derailed in eastern India, in the latest disaster to hit the…

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LIRR Train Derailment Injures More Than 100

A New York City train derailed at a downtown Brooklyn terminal during Wednesday’s morning rush hour, injuring more than 100 commuters in the metropolitan area’s second major rail accident since…

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