Train travel

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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People stand at the entrance to a pizza shop as water floods a street, in Scituate, Mass., Friday, March 2, 2018. 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 - 5:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a major late-winter storm pounding the East Coast (all times local): 5:45 p.m. An 11-year-old boy in New York state is the fifth person reported killed by downed trees in a fierce winter storm bringing high winds and heavy rain to the East Coast. A tree crashed through a...
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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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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2018, file photo, crews work on clearing Highway 101 in the aftermath of a mudslide in Montecito, Calif. Officials say the possibility of future catastrophic floods will be in mind as Montecito rebuilds following deadly mudslides that devastated the wealthy coastal hideaway. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
January 15, 2018 - 5:30 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews working around the clock cleared boulders, trees and crushed cars from all lanes of U.S. 101, but California officials said Monday the key coastal highway would remain closed for another week after being inundated during mudslides that killed 20 people. Much of the water on...
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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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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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