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Best Train Trips In The USA

Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.

03/25/2014

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Man Struck By Train, Dies Trying To Save Dog

Washoe County sheriff’s officials say a man trying to rescue his dog on train tracks near Boomtown has died after he was struck by an Amtrak train.

12/24/2012

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Brakes The Cause Of Deadly Amtrak Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has focused on faulty truck brakes as one of the probable causes of a fatal collision with an Amtrak train that left six people dead in northern Nevada.

12/11/2012

Rescue vehicles surround the wreckage of Amtrak's

NTSB Sets Date On Amtrak Crash

Federal safety regulators will meet in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 11 to determine the probable cause of an Amtrak crash that killed a semi-truck driver and five passengers on a train he slammed into in Nevada last year.

11/01/2012

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Train Crash Investigation Continues

The search is continuing for more victims in Friday’s deadly northern Nevada train crash.

06/27/2011