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Train Derailment: Why Didn’t Pan Am Warn Public? Train Derailment: Why Didn’t Pan Am Warn Public?

When a train carrying toxic materials experiences a derailment near a population, it’s generally safe to assume that the railway company responsible for the train will notify local officials immediately. This is what Jodi Ross assumed, however she was wrong. …

Train Derailment Results in Town Evacuation Train Derailment Results in Town Evacuation

On Monday, a mile outside of Casselton, North Dakota, two trains collided around 2 p.m. CST, according to local time. One westbound 112-car train transporting soybeans derailed after being hit by an eastbound 106-car train containing crude oil where both …

BART Fatality Was Only 16 Years Old BART Fatality Was Only 16 Years Old
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A recent tragedy occurred at the El Cerrito Del Norte station that claimed the life of an El Cerrito High School student. Sixteen-year-old Fausto Delgado died on Tuesday after being hit by a train at 5:15 in the morning. The …

Melbourne Metro’s “Dumb Ways to Die” Campaign Is Rather Brilliant Melbourne Metro’s “Dumb Ways to Die” Campaign Is Rather Brilliant
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Trains are dangerous things. And if you’re not careful around them, you could end up dying in the dumbest way possible. That’s the message behind a new viral ad campaign for Melbourne, Australia’s Metro Trains. They’ve tapped a local artist …

Move Over Planes, Trains Are Making A Comeback Move Over Planes, Trains Are Making A Comeback
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I am absolutely terrified of planes. The idea of being hurtled through the air at hundreds of miles per hour in a giant steel coffin does not sit well with me. That’s why I’m all for trains making a comeback …

Technology In Traveling: From Trains To Tweets [Infographic] Technology In Traveling: From Trains To Tweets [Infographic]

We all love traveling. There’s something about getting out and seeing the world that reinvigorates us. While traveling is a great stress reliever, setting up a holiday can be a pain. While there has been countless innovations in transportation, there …

Google Street View: The Swiss Alps Via Train Google Street View: The Swiss Alps Via Train

This past week has really been a no-car moment for Google Maps and Street View. First they ditched the Street View car and fixed their trike to a dinghy in order to canvas the Amazon, then they hit the pavement …