Train travel

Support staff handle baggage of tourists at the heliport of Air Zermatt for an airlift into the valley to Raron, in Zermatt, Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018. Due to heavy snowfall and rain showers, Zermatt can only be reached by air. Swiss authorities have closed roads and train service into the town of Zermatt amid a heightened risk of avalanches, stranding some 13,000 tourists in the town. (Dominic Steinmann/Keystone via AP)
January 10, 2018 - 11:43 am
ZERMATT, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the thousands of tourists stranded in the Swiss ski town of Zermatt, near the Matterhorn (all times local): 5:35 p.m. A train packed with tourists has begun the descent from a snowbound town near Switzerland's Matterhorn as railway service resumed following...
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January 09, 2018 - 7:30 am
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss authorities near the famed Matterhorn peak have closed ski slopes, hiking trails, cable cars, roads and train service into the nearby town of Zermatt amid a heightened risk of avalanches, stranding some 13,000 tourists in the town. Janine Imesch of the Zermatt tourism office...
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Passengers wait in front a line a police officers blocking the access to Marseille 's main train station Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 in Marseille, southern France. French police have warned people to avoid Marseille's main train station following a knife attack that made at least one dead. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
October 01, 2017 - 1:39 pm
MARSEILLE, France (AP) — The Latest on attack at Marseille's main train station (all times local): 7:20 p.m. France's national railway company is calling on all passengers to postpone journeys to and from the city of Marseille following the fatal knife attack at the city's main train station. The...
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People walk on a street decorated with a banner calling to vote Yes in the independence referendum and "esteladas" or independence flags in Sabadell, near Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's office says members of his cabinet are meeting Thursday to react to plans by Catalan leaders who have scheduled a vote on the region's secession from Spain. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
September 10, 2017 - 5:30 am
SABADELL, Spain (AP) — The challenge facing Spain as it moves to stifle the push for independence in its proud and wealthy Catalonia region goes beyond stopping plans by separatist politicians to hold a referendum on secession. Thousands of Catalans already feel as if they live in another country...
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FILE - A Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 file photo of Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, addressing the media during a press conference to deliver the quarterly inflation report in London. Consumer price inflation in Britain unexpectedly held steady in July at an annual rate of 2.6 percent, official figures showed Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in a development that may ease pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates at a time when the economy has slowed amid uncertainty over the country's exit from the European Union. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, Pool, File)
August 15, 2017 - 7:38 am
LONDON (AP) — Consumer price inflation in Britain unexpectedly held steady in July at an annual rate of 2.6 percent, official figures showed Tuesday, in a development that may ease pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates at a time when the economy has slowed amid uncertainty over...
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Rescuers work amid the rubble of a building that collapsed, left, in Torre Annunziata, near Naples, southern Italy, Friday, July 7, 2017. A five-story apartment block collapsed early Friday near the southern Italian city of Naples, and authorities were digging by hand to find anyone who may have been trapped. (Ciro Fusco/ANSA via AP)
July 07, 2017 - 12:56 pm
MILAN (AP) — Rescue workers have identified two bodies in the rubble of a five-story apartment building that partially collapsed south of Naples early Friday, firefighters said. Crews have been digging mostly by hand to find seven people reported missing in the residential building along a...
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June 21, 2017 - 9:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Whether you're an armchair traveler, a road tripper or a frequent flier, books about travel can inspire and inform. Here are a few of the travel books out this season. "Great American Railroad Journeys" is a tie-in to a BBC series of the same name that airs on public TV this summer...
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A Belgian Army soldier patrols inside Central Station in Brussels on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Belgian authorities said they foiled a "terror attack" when soldiers shot a suspect in the heart of Brussels after a small explosion at a busy train station Tuesday on a night that continued a week of attacks in the capitals of Europe. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
June 21, 2017 - 7:39 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium tightened security even more on Wednesday to counter fears that lone attackers could strike anywhere and at any time, a day after a failed bombing by a man shouting "Allahu akbar" at a Brussels train station put the nation on edge. A soldier killed the attacker, who had...
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Armed police patrol outside the central station in Stockholm after a truck crashed into a department store injuring several people in a different part of Stockholm, Sweden, Friday April 7, 2017. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven says everything indicates a truck that has crashed into a major department store in downtown Stockholm is "a terror attack." (Jessica Gow/ TT News Agency via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 6:14 pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A hijacked beer truck plowed into pedestrians at a central Stockholm department store on Friday, killing four people, wounding 15 others and sending screaming shoppers fleeing in panic in what Sweden's prime minister called a terrorist attack. A nationwide manhunt was launched and...
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