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Amtrak Train Stabbing in Michigan Injures Four

A 44-year-old Michigan man was taken into custody by police Friday, after he stabbed four passengers aboard an Amtrak train in the town of Niles, Michigan. According to a dispatcher at the Niles Police Department, none of the stabbing victims were killed, though authorities declined to comment on the severity of their injuries. The circumstances surrounding the stabbings have likewise …

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Actor Found on Fire Atop Train Dies of Injuries

After a commuter train travelling from Connecticut bound for New York City lost power early Sunday, transit authorities found a young actor and model on fire atop one of the cars. The 21-year-old later died from severe burns. In a statement, Metropolitan Transportation Authority spokesman Aaron Donovan said budding actor Brian McClellen likely was set afire by mechanical arms called …

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NYC Subway Derailment “Sparks” Inspection – And Friendly Connections

A New York City subway train derailed Friday morning while passing through a Queens tunnel. Involving six of the middle cars out of an eight-car Manhattan-bound ‘F’ line subway train, the incident reportedly left 19 of the 1,000 passengers injured. While four of the injuries were deemed serious enough to require hospital transport, there were no reports made of body …

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Selfie In Front Of A Train? That’s A Paddlin’

It was a delightful afternoon, Michael thought. Taking selfies with equipment he bought. So he stood by a train, which caused him some pain. “My face did the boot it did caught.” Enter Doofus McGee, AKA Jared Michael. In the YouTube video you see above, in the description box, Michael typed: “I tried to take a selfie while a train …

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Jenna Betti, 14, Killed By Train Reaching For Phone

“She was always laughing. If you would see her at the lunch table, sitting with her friends, she’s laughing and smiling,” said Jonathan Eagan, the principal at Martinez Junior High School. He is speaking about Jenna Betti, who was an 8th grade student at the Martinez, Cali. school. The community is still reeling from the death of Betti, who was …

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Train Derailment in Canada Causes Fire, Homes Evacuated

Fire continues to burn Wednesday after a train carrying oil derailed in New Brunswick, Canada Tuesday. The train consisted of 122 cars and four locomotives. Only eight were transporting crude oil and propane from Canada, which were destined for an Irving Oil refinery in Saint John, New Brunswick. Although there is no official explanation to why it occurred, Canada’s Transportation …

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India Train: Fire Kills At Least 26

Early Saturday morning, an express train in India engulfed into flames near the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. The Bangalore-Nanded express train was carrying 60 passengers, many who were traveling home for the holidays. Eight were injured where as 26 casualties were reported. Most of those traveling were asleep at the time of the fire. Railway official Sunanda Arun told …

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Amtrak Crash in Virginia Injures One

Around 6 o’clock Thursday morning, authorities responded to a report of a car being involved in an accident on a railroad track in Waverly, Virginia. Upon arriving at the scene, authorities discovered that a 2000 Ford Crown Victoria (which also happened to be a former police car sold at an auction) had collided with an Amtrak train at the Route …

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Metro-North Train Derails In New York [BREAKING]

A Metro-North train derailed early this morning in the Bronx along the Hudson River leaving two dead and many injured. Aaron Donovan, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, informed us that five out of the seven cars, coming South from Poughkeepsie, New York, derailed at approximately 7:20 a.m. The train left Poughkeepsie at around 5:54 a.m. and was scheduled …

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Amtrak Passenger Train Derails in South Carolina

A northbound Amtrak passenger train derailed early Monday morning in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, while en route to New York City from New Orleans. Four of the 218 passengers suffered minor injuries, and none of the seven of nine cars of Train 20 rolled over after derailment. The incident occurred shortly after midnight, near Cedar Crest and Falling Creek roads, …

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Oil Mislabeled in Canadian Train Disaster

Earlier this year, a freight train carrying North Dakota crude oil derailed and exploded in Canada. Now it seems the oil was mislabeled as a less dangerous type of crude oil, according to Canadian Transportation Safety Board (TSB) officials. The disaster, which happened in Lac-Megantic, Quebec in July, killed 47 people. The deaths were a result of the train derailing, …

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Runaway Train Explodes in Canada, Evacuating Town

According to a report in Toronto’s Globe and Mail, a driver-less, runaway train carrying crude oil tankers rolled into the town of Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, exploded like a bomb, and flattened the entire historic district of that town. At least 30 buildings were destroyed, including a packed bar. Survivors say that whether a person lived or died through the explosion all …

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