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Woman struck, killed by Minn. light rail train

St. Paul Police said that a female in her 40s was walking in the crosswalk to go to the station when she was struck by an eastbound train. Police said they believe she had headphones in.

NTSB issues 'urgent' recommendations to protect rail workers

Calls on FTA to issue a directive to all rail transit agencies to require redundant protection for railway right-of-way workers, such as positive train control, secondary warning devices, or the use of a shunt — a safety device workers attach to rails that results in approaching trains receiving a stop signal.

Bombardier, MARTA team for FTA track safety pilot

Aims to mitigate the risks of accidents for passengers and transit system workers in the U.S. According to FTA statistics, between 2003 and 2008, 53% of reported rail transit worker fatalities were right-of-way related incidents.

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