Stories tagged: train
Sat., Oct. 26, 2019
A BNSF train caught fire in Cheney Saturday afternoon, closing nearby roads for hours as firefighters responded, KHQ reported.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019
The crash was reported about 12:30 a.m. The man was alone in the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. No one aboard the train was injured.
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019
Northern Quest kicked off its outdoor summer concert season Sunday night with Train and Goo Goo Dolls.
Thu., June 6, 2019
The band will co-headline Northern Quest Resort and Casino with Train on Sunday.
Sun., May 5, 2019
Authorities found a body near train tracks in the Hauser area after responding to a report of a train hitting a pedestrian.
Thu., March 21, 2019
SEATTLE – The Union Pacific line that runs through Eastern Washington has been shut down since Friday by a 23-car derailment that included a hazardous cargo spill of sodium chlorate …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019
The man was wearing headphones and seemed oblivious to the approaching train, a witness said.
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019
A self-driving Yamanote Line train went for a test run in Tokyo on Monday morning, as East Japan Railway Co. unveiled its latest technology to the press.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018
The Spokane County Medical Examiner has identified a man who was hit and killed by a train in Browne’s Addition Christmas evening as 31-year-old Ryan E. Poyner.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 25, 2018
A man was killed Tuesday after getting struck by a train on the edge of downtown Spokane
Mon., Dec. 17, 2018
Two Chicago police officers were killed Monday night when they were hit by a train while investigating a call of shots fired on the city’s Far South Side, sources said.
Mon., Dec. 3, 2018
Tickets for all four shows go on sale Thursday at 6 a.m. for Camas Club members and Friday at 9 a.m. for the general public.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018
When the curtain parted in College Station, Texas, revealing a two-toned blue locomotive standing nearly 16 feet tall and bearing the number 4141 in his honor, former president George H.W. …
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018
Historian Robert Hyslop, in his book “Spokane Building Blocks,” explains why Spokane’s Union Station, shown under construction in 1913, was called a station and not a depot. There had already …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018
One of Taiwan’s fastest passenger trains derailed Sunday on a curve along a popular weekend route, killing at least 18 people and injuring more than 170 others, authorities said.
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018
Pat Monahan knows pop music remains a young person’s game. As the frontman of Train for 20 years-plus, he faces that reality with every new album as he lobbies pop …
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018
Federal safety investigators on Tuesday questioned transportation officials about last year’s Amtrak train derailment south of Seattle that killed three people and injured dozens, focusing some questions on the curve …
Mon., March 19, 2018
Two freight trains collided and derailed shortly before midnight, injuring four people and igniting a fire that forced nearby residents to evacuate, authorities said Monday.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018
A passenger train collided with a cargo train in Egypt on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people, including a child, in the latest deadly accident involving the country’s underfunded and …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018
A chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican policy retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck in a rural Virginia town on Wednesday. No lawmakers or …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018
A passenger truck crashed into a stopped train on Coulee Hite Road around 5:30 a.m. Friday in western Spokane County. The truck, pulling a boat and trailer, was traveling south …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017
A man died near Airway Heights on Friday after walking in front of a moving train, according to the Spokane Sheriff’s Office.
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017
Israel’s transportation minister is pushing ahead with a plan to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem’s Old City, passing near sites holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims – and ending …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017
A community along the new rail line where an Amtrak train derailed in a deadly crash had tried to stop the project on grounds higher-speed passenger trains would endanger pedestrians …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017
Investigators are looking into whether the Amtrak engineer whose speeding train plunged off an overpass, killing at least three people, was distracted by the presence of an employee-in-training in the …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017
A train carrying more than 200 people on a holiday-themed ride in the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon has derailed.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017
A train hauling molten sulfur has derailed in Florida.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017
A judge postponed a decision on whether to allow Jeremy Christian to post bail until after she watches a defense-edited video of what transpired the day police say he stabbed …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017
A federal investigation into what caused a speeding Amtrak train to slam into a backhoe last year near Philadelphia, killing two maintenance workers, already has found evidence of a lax …
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017
An Illinois woman accused of taking her 6-year-old onto a commuter train to Chicago after his death last summer has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered held without bond, …