January 9, 2013
At 1,428 miles, the line more than halves the time needed to travel from the country's capital in the north to Guangzhou, an economic hub in southern China.
December 6, 2012
Agency discovered that he had worked a graveyard shift at another job before coming to work on the morning of the crash. The operator was going to receive a safety award from the MBTA.
April 25, 2012
Both operators of a coal train that struck the back of another Burlington Northern train that was stopped near Red Oak, Iowa, last April, fell asleep and missed signals to slow and stop.
January 31, 2012
The recent crash involving a Sacramento Regional Transit District commuter train and an SUV that killed three people is the worst accident since the light rail system opened in 1987.
July 22, 2009
Records show that six additional track circuits failed to detect the presence of trains. The cause of the problem is still not known.
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