Rail transportation industry

Rescue workers are busy at the site where a car was hit by a falling tree during a storm in Moers, western Germany, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The driver was seriously injured in the accident. (Christoph Reichwein/dpa via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 8:48 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a storm affecting parts of Europe (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Several people have been injured in weather-related accidents in western Germany and air traffic has been suspended at the Cologne-Bonn airport as a winter storm with high winds lashes the country. The German...
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A man who escaped unharmed picks up his gloves after his scooter was hit by a crashing tree uprooted by heavy winds in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Scores of flights and trains were cancelled in The Netherlands and drivers were warned to stay off the roads as the country took a powerfull hit of a storm which was set to lash large parts of Europe. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
January 18, 2018 - 5:09 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Scores of flights and trains were canceled in the Netherlands and drivers were warned to stay off the roads Thursday as the country took a powerful hit from a storm that was set to lash large parts of Europe. Dutch airline KLM canceled more than 200 flights before the...
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In this Jan. 11, 2018, photo, riders wait to board as others depart a Metro train in the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro Station in Washington. Washington's Metro system has become internationally synonymous with delays, breakdowns and smoke-filled tunnels. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
January 16, 2018 - 6:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A derailment over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend is only the latest problem for the dysfunctional D.C. subway system that Washingtonians love to hate. Metro's problems are familiar to subway riders in New York and other big cities: smoke-filled tunnels, technical...
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January 15, 2018 - 8:11 am
LONDON (AP) — Virgin Trains will once again sell the Daily Mail newspaper after complaints about its decision to stop offering passengers the popular tabloid. Richard Branson said Monday he only learned of the decision not to sell the Daily Mail after it became a media issue last week. He says the...
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In this Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, Capt. John Pepper, Fresno Fire Department, and Rescue Squad Leader RTF-5 searches homes off East Valley Road in Montecito, Calif. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)
January 14, 2018 - 7:53 pm
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Parishioners prayed Sunday for those killed and for families still searching for missing relatives in a Southern California community ravaged by mudslides, and authorities announced another body had been found, increasing the death toll to 20. The body of 30-year-old Pinit...
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January 09, 2018 - 4:20 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African emergency response group says around 200 people have been injured in a train crash on the outskirts of Johannesburg. A statement from ER24 says there are no fatalities in the crash Tuesday morning at a commuter train station in Germiston. The statement says one...
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A Newark firefighter looks on as a hose waters down a building after an early morning fire, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Newark, N.J. The fire broke out in a vacant structure in Newark early Friday morning in the area of 9th Avenue and South 14th Street and spread to two adjacent structures. Gusty winds carried the flames to two buildings across the street. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 05, 2018 - 9:44 am
BOSTON (AP) — Frigid temperatures, some that could feel as cold as minus 30 degrees, moved across the East Coast on Friday as the region attempted to clean up from a massive winter storm that brought more than a foot of snow, hurricane-force winds and coastal flooding a day earlier. Forecasters...
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Front-loaders clear snow from the area around Gates C and D outside Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in New York. All flights have been suspended temporarily at JFK and LaGuardia airports due to wind and whiteout conditions. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
January 05, 2018 - 1:06 am
The Latest on massive winter storm in the Northeastern U.S. (all times EST): 8:55 p.m. Flights suspended at John F. Kennedy International Airport because of a massive snowstorm are set to resume Friday. Flights were suspended at JFK due to strong winds and whiteout conditions caused by a winter...
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Ruined carriages at the scene of a train accident near Kroonstad, South Africa, Thursday, Jan 4, 2018. South Africa's transport minister says at least 12 people died and more than 260 were injured in a collision between a truck and a passenger train. (AP Photo)
January 04, 2018 - 9:43 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A passenger train carrying people home after the holidays slammed into a truck in rural South Africa on Thursday, killing at least 12 people and injuring more than 260 others, the government said. Authorities blamed the truck driver for allegedly trying to cross the tracks just...
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Ruined carriages at the scene of a train accident near Kroonstad, South Africa, Thursday, Jan 4, 2018. South Africa's transport minister says at least 12 people died and more than 260 were injured in a collision between a truck and a passenger train. (AP Photo)
January 04, 2018 - 9:36 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on passenger train crash in South Africa (all times local): 4 p.m. South Africa's transport minister says at least 12 people died and more than 260 were injured in a collision between a truck and a passenger train. Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi told journalists...
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