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Russia unveils new electric train for Sochi Olympics


May 31st, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sochi (Russia), May 31 (IANS) A new electric train made its debut in Russia's Black Sea resort city of Sochi. The train is expected to deliver passengers to the sports ... Read more...

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Argentine government takes over train operator after crash


February 29th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) The Argentine government announced Tuesday the "temporary and preventive" takeover of commuter rail operator Trenes de Buenos Aires amid harsh criticism by relatives of the ... Read more...

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Argentina railway accident toll climbs to 50


February 24th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) The toll in the railway accident in Buenos Aires has risen to 50, Argentine officials said.The figures were confirmed Thursday by Claudio Ayruj, the Buenos ... Read more...

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49 dead, 600 injured in railway accident in Argentina


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) At least 49 people, including a child, were killed and 600 injured Wednesday in a railway accident in Buenos Aires, Argentine officials said.An eight-car train ... Read more...

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Central Railway to run 12-car trains from Wednesday


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) In a major relief for commuters, the Central Railway Tuesday announced it would operate all its main line suburban services with 12-car trains from Wednesday.The measure ... Read more...

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Commuting long distances bad for health


October 31st, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Daily long distance commuting seems worthwhile if it is for a better job or house, but it could be bad for your health.New research shows that ... Read more...

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Man In Wheelchair Hit By BART Train


November 1st, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Hayward, Nov 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The wheelchair-bound man who was hit by a BART train on Saturday afternoon is still in critical condition. A spokesperson for the Eden Medical Center ... Read more...

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Geojit BNP Paribas launches stocks trading via mobile


September 21st, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 21 (IANS) Broking firm Geojit BNP Paribas Tuesday started providing mobile based trading facility to its clients on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). "While we have already integrated FLIP (the Financial ... Read more...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-il visiting China


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, May 3 (ANI): A special train carrying Kim Jong-il, North Korea's reclusive leader, crossed into China early Monday.South Korean news agency Yonhap and other South Korean news media reported that if ... Read more...

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13 killed, dozens injured as freight train explodes (Second Lead)


June 30th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Viareggio (Italy), June 30 (DPA) At least 13 people were killed and dozens injured after a freight train derailed and two railway cars filled with liquid gas exploded in the Tuscan port ... Read more...

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10 killed, 50 injured as freight train explodes in Italy (Lead)


June 30th, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Viareggio (Italy), June 30 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed and 50 injured after a freight train derailed and two railway cars filled with liquid gas exploded at a station in ... Read more...

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Signaling control fault found in DC Metro crash


June 25th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Federal investigators looking in to the fatal Metro rail crash last Monday said yesterday that they found "anomalies" in a key component of the electronic control system along the Metro track ... Read more...

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Six killed in Washington subway crash


June 23rd, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Two subway trains crashed into each other at the height of the evening rush hour on Monday, killing at least six people and injuring several others.A female driver ... Read more...

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Trains much more harmful for climate than planes


June 8th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): A new study has suggested that greenhouse gas emissions generated by trains are much more higher than those produced by an airplane.Unlike previous studies on transport emissions, ... Read more...

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Vintage Model T Ford car modified to travel on railway line in England


December 30th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 30 (ANI): The Launceston Steam Railway in Cornwall, England, is displaying a distinctive car-train, created by modifying converting a vintage Model T Ford car to travel on a railway ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro orders more trains from Germany


March 28th, 2008 - 11:39 pm ICT by admin
DPA Berlin, March 28 (DPA) The Delhi Metro system in India has increased its order of mass-transit trains from Bombardier Transportation by 84 cars to a total of 424, the German manufacturer said ... Read more...

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Modi to visit Junagadh on Maha Shivaratri


March 5th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
Junagadh (Saurashtra), March 5 (IANS) Narendra Modi will become the first Gujarat chief minister to take part in the annual Maha Shivaratri fair held here at the Bhavnath Mahadev Temple at the ... Read more...

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Bulb explosion sparks Bulgarian train fire


February 29th, 2008 - 11:57 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Sofia, Feb 29 (Xinhua) The explosion of a fluorescent light bulb has been blamed for the fire that swept through an overnight train's sleeping compartment in Bulgaria, killing eight people and injuring ... Read more...

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