Rail travel disruptions

A child rides a sledge down the hill in Greenwich Park, east London, as the cold weather continues around the country, Saturday March 3, 2018. Unusually cold weather has gripped much of Europe, with predictions that the deep freeze will continue for the coming days. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 9:11 am
LONDON (AP) — Snow and ice warnings for travelers remained in place Saturday even as temperatures crept higher in Britain after days of cold. Authorities warned rail travelers and drivers to expect ongoing disruptions even as temperatures rose above freezing for the first time in days. Heathrow...
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Waves crash against a seawall near the Scituate Lighthouse, Friday, March 2, 2018, in Scituate, Mass. A major nor'easter pounded the East Coast on Friday, packing heavy rain and strong winds as residents from the mid-Atlantic to Maine braced for coastal flooding. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
March 02, 2018 - 10:16 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A nor'easter pounded the Atlantic coast with hurricane-force winds and sideways rain and snow Friday, flooding streets, grounding flights, stopping trains and leaving 1.6 million customers without power from North Carolina to Maine. At least five people were killed by falling trees or...
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Stationary traffic stands on the M20 near Ashford, Kent, southeast England following overnight snowfall which has caused disruption across Britain. Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018. Roads across Britain have already seen a good covering snow, with police forces reporting treacherous driving conditions and blocked routes. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
February 27, 2018 - 8:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on frigid weather in Europe (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Heavy snow in parts of Britain is causing disruptions to road, rail and air travel and has forced hundreds of schools across the country to close. Snow and ice warnings were in place Tuesday in eastern Britain. Met...
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Icicles photographed at a road in Gruenenplan, Germany, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Snow and freezing sub-zero temperatures have a grasp on some parts of Germany as meteorologists reported a new cold record of minus 27 degrees Celsius (minus 16.6 Fahrenheit) for this winter on Zugspitze mountain in the Alps. (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 8:57 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on cold weather and snow across Europe (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Croatia's state TV says the collision of a truck and a bus in a snow-covered northwestern region has seriously injured 14 people. The report says the accident happened around 11 a.m. Monday in the mountainous...
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FILE - In a Feb. 20, 2014 file photo, Metrolink Director of Operations, R.T. McCarthy, demonstrates Metrolink's implementation of Positive Train Control, (PTC) at the Metrolink Locomotive and Cab Car Simulators training facility in Los Angeles' Union Station. Amtrak is considering suspending service on tracks that don't have sophisticated speed controls by a Dec. 31, 2018 deadline, Amtrak president and CEO Richard Anderson said Feb. 15, 2018, threatening to disrupt operations across the U.S. as it pushes to strengthen safety after a series of deadly wrecks. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
February 15, 2018 - 5:10 pm
Amtrak is considering suspending service on tracks that don't have sophisticated speed controls by a Dec. 31 deadline, the railroad's top executive said Thursday, threatening to disrupt operations across the U.S. in a push to strengthen safety after a series of deadly wrecks. President and CEO...
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February 02, 2018 - 5:53 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania-New Jersey rapid-transit system is giving passengers free rides following days of delays after a train hit part of a downed utility pole. PATCO riders will not be charged from 6 to 9 a.m. Friday. Delaware River Port Authority chairman Ryan Boyer says the agency...
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Rescue workers are busy at the site where a car was hit by a falling tree during a storm in Moers, western Germany, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The driver was seriously injured in the accident. (Christoph Reichwein/dpa via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 8:48 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a storm affecting parts of Europe (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Several people have been injured in weather-related accidents in western Germany and air traffic has been suspended at the Cologne-Bonn airport as a winter storm with high winds lashes the country. The German...
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A man who escaped unharmed picks up his gloves after his scooter was hit by a crashing tree uprooted by heavy winds in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Scores of flights and trains were cancelled in The Netherlands and drivers were warned to stay off the roads as the country took a powerfull hit of a storm which was set to lash large parts of Europe. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
January 18, 2018 - 5:09 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Scores of flights and trains were canceled in the Netherlands and drivers were warned to stay off the roads Thursday as the country took a powerful hit from a storm that was set to lash large parts of Europe. Dutch airline KLM canceled more than 200 flights before the...
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A digger at work where an avalanche has blocked the road between Taesch and Zermatt, Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018. Swiss authorities have closed ski slopes, hiking trails, cable cars, roads into the town of Zermatt amid a heightened risk of avalanches, stranding some 13,000 tourists in the town. A train packed with tourists has begun the descent from a snowbound town near Switzerland's Matterhorn as railway service resumed following a nearly two-day suspension due to avalanche risks. (Dominic Steinmann/Keystone via AP)
January 11, 2018 - 8:26 am
ZERMATT, Switzerland (AP) — Access to a Swiss village near the famed Matterhorn peak has reopened after unusually heavy snowfall blanketed roads and railways, stranding thousands of tourists. Work crews with shovels, plows and helicopters located and bored through the cumbersome snow mass to end a...
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The first passenger train is leaving the train station towards Taesch, in Zermatt, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Due to heavy snowfall and rain showers, Zermatt was only reachable by air. In the meantime the train track reopened this evening. (Dominic Steinmann/Keystone via AP)
January 10, 2018 - 12:52 pm
ZERMATT, Switzerland (AP) — A train packed with tourists left from a snowbound resort town near Switzerland's famed Matterhorn peak Wednesday, marking the resumption of railway service that had been halted for two days because of avalanche risks and had stranded around 13,000 visitors. The...
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