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Norfolk Southern invests in safety improvements

...tractor-trailer was unable to stop and hit the train, derailing 26 cars.According to reports from the Federal Railroad Administration, the impact of the collision in McBean overturned a stopped vehicle and injured two people."The most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-17/norfolk-southern-invests-saf
NYC commuter train derails killing 4, hurting more than 60

...systems can slow trains in some circumstances but not bring them to a halt, said Grady Cothen, a former Federal Railroad Administration safety official.Sunday's accident came six months after an eastbound train derailed in Bridgeport, Conn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-12-01/nyc-commuter-train-derails-killing-
Amtrak train with 218 aboard goes off tracks in SC

...Amtrak and Norfolk Southern, which owns, controls and maintains that portion of the Crescent's route. The Federal Railroad Administration also was involved in the investigation, Amtrak added.Norfolk Southern spokesman Robin Chapman said one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-25/amtrak-train-218-aboard-goes-tracks
Amtrak train derails in SC

...and Norfolk Southern, which owns and controls and maintains that portion of the Crescent's route. The Federal Railroad Administration also was involved in the investigation, Amtrak added.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-11-25/amtrak-train-derails-sc
Quiet zones could boost quality of life

...impact on the health and welfare of many homeowners and businesses as well as property values. In 2005, the Federal Railroad Administration established regulations for Railroad Quiet Zones. Since then, quiet zones have been established in numerous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/26/let_137143.shtml
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Across the region

...Southern spokesman Robin Chapman said the condition, known as "truck hunting," is hard to detect.The Federal Railroad Administration says the train was traveling at 47 mph on the main rail when it jumped the track, causing more than $1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-09-04/across-region
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Ga., Tenn. eye federal money for rail

...today that the money would help speed up development of the train system. The funds would come from the Federal Railroad Administration under the U.S. High Speed Intercity Passenger Rail program created by Congress last year. Tennessee and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-08-09/ga-tenn-eye-federal-money-hi
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Across Georgia

...The Georgia Department of Transportation board has decided to seek more than $16 million from the Federal Railroad Administration to plan rail projects, including a passenger line that would loop around the eastern half of the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-05-20/across-georgia
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Final report blames switch

...been fired by Norfolk Southern. To prevent similar mistakes in the future, the NTSB also recommended that Federal Railroad Administration require railroads to: - install devices that "compellingly capture" the attention of train crews and alert...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/30/met_27375.shtml
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Graniteville crossing remains perilous

...a report done by the Federal Railroad Administration on congressional orders...Flatau, spokesman for the Federal Railroad Administration, said state DOTs may...fatality, according to Federal Railroad Administration records. But statewide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/10/met_21229.shtml
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