Amtrak Train Stranded for Day-and-a-Half Arrives in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Amtrak train traveling from Seattle to Los Angeles with 183 passengers got stranded in the snowy mountains of Oregon for at least 36 hours, putting a strain on passengers as food, patience and even diapers ran short.

Jordyn Hooper, right, and her four-year-old daughter Quinn Hooper, left, join other passengers as they disembark from an Amtrak train in Eugene, Ore, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 after being stranded overnight in the mountains east of town. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

VIDEO: NJ Cop Rescues Man from Oncoming Train

A quick-thinking New Jersey police officer in his seventh month on the job rescued a man who was nearly struck by a commuter train, according to a dramatic video of the incident.

VIDEO: NJ Cop Rescues Man from Oncoming Train

First ‘Silk Road’ Train From Britain Leaves for China

STANFORD-LE-HOPE (UNITED KINGDOM) (AFP) – The first-ever freight train from Britain to China, laden with whisky, soft drinks and baby products, started its mammoth journey on Monday along a modern-day “Silk Road” trade route.


Jerry Brown Vetoes Bill to Improve High-Speed Rail Oversight

California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have increased financial oversight of the state’s high-speed rail project, which aims to connect San Francisco to Los Angeles but lacks the necessary funds and rights of way.

Brown at High-Speed Rail Groundbreaking (AP)

France Attack: California Buddies Save the World

Three California men who received France’s highest honor Monday for thwarting a France terror attack will return to California and a heroes welcome complete with parade.

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NY Student with Measles Takes State-Wide Train

A potential explosion of measles could have been triggered by a college student infected with the disease who traveled by train from New York City to northern New York State last Sunday. The student, who attends Bard College, traveled on the 1:20 p.m. train from Penn station to Rhinecliff, N.Y. with a stop in Albany.

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