TRAINS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TRAINS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) New York City police to subway acrobats: Sit down http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58137171-68/acrobats-police-subway-york.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58137171-68/acrobats-police-subway-york.html.csp">New York City police to subway acrobats: Sit down</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER PELTZ and TOM HAYS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T08:24:02.941-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 08:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The underground acrobats who flip, somersault and pole-dance among New York City subway riders as trains roll are drawing a new audience — police officers. The New York Police Department is cracking down on the subway showmen who use the tight quarters of the nation’s busiest transit system as moving stages for impromptu — and illegal — pass-the-hat performances. More than 240 people have been arrested on misdemeanors related to acrobatics so far this year, compared with fewer than 40...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581371712014-07-01T08:24:02.941-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T08:24:02.941-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58137171@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:24:02 MDT West Jordan TRAX-car crash causes injuries, delays http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58124064-78/train-barron-car-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58124064-78/train-barron-car-west.html.csp">West Jordan TRAX-car crash causes injuries, delays</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By erin alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-28T15:08:24.189-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 03:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A car hit a TRAX train in West Jordan on Friday afternoon, causing injuries and delaying trains. A train was passing through a crossing near 9000 South and 3400 West about 1:10 p.m., when a car stopped at the crossing went through the arms and collided with the train, said Utah Transit Authority spokesman Remi Barron. The driver of the vehicle went to the hospital in serious condition, Barron said. One person on the train also complained of leg pain, Barron added. Trains were delayed 5 to 10 min...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58124064@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 15:08:24 MDT North Dakota discloses oil train shipment details http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58115531-79/state-dakota-north-oil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58115531-79/state-dakota-north-oil.html.csp">North Dakota discloses oil train shipment details</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMES MacPHERSON and MATTHEW BROWN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T17:23:01.99-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 05:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bismarck, N.D. • Dozens of mile-long trains loaded with crude are leaving western North Dakota each week, with most shipments going through the state’s most populous county while en route to refineries across the country. The U.S. Department of Transportation ordered railroads last month to give state officials specifics on oil train routes and volumes so emergency responders can better prepare for accidents. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said a pattern of fiery accidents involving train...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581155312014-06-25T17:23:01.99-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T17:23:01.99-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58115531@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:23:01 MDT Oil train information shows traffic is heavy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58110253-79/oil-information-officials-crude.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58110253-79/oil-information-officials-crude.html.csp">Oil train information shows traffic is heavy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW BROWN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T17:42:01.9-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 05:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Billings, Mont. • Disclosures from railroads about volatile oil shipments from the Northern Plains show dozens of the trains passing weekly through Illinois and the Midwest and up to 19 a week reaching Washington state on the West Coast. The Associated Press obtained details on the shipments Tuesday under public records requests filed with state emergency officials. They offer the most detailed insights to date on the increasing volumes of crude being moved across North America by rail in the wa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581102532014-06-24T17:42:01.9-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-24T17:42:01.9-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58110253@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:42:01 MDT Bloomberg View: Oil train safety requires stronger cars, better tracks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58064935-82/oil-tracks-cars-crude.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58064935-82/oil-tracks-cars-crude.html.csp">Bloomberg View: Oil train safety requires stronger cars, better tracks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">ATTN: Editorial Page editors</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> (c) 2014, Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T16:27:02.188-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 04:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">U.S. and Canadian railways moved 50 times as much crude oil in 2013 as they did five years earlier. Yet in too many places this monumental undertaking has proved terrifying: Trains have derailed, causing explosions, fires, evacuations and trails of pollution. To reduce the danger, two things must be made safer: the train cars that carry oil and the tracks themselves. So far, railway companies have wanted to focus on the cars because they lease rather than own most of them and don’t have to pay f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58064935@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:27:02 MDT Oil train classroom-on-rails trains responders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58033302-79/oil-safety-crude-cars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58033302-79/oil-safety-crude-cars.html.csp">Oil train classroom-on-rails trains responders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARY ESCH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T14:57:02.682-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 02:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albany, N.Y. • A rolling classroom on rails, complete with four tanker cars and a flatbed rigged with a variety of valves and fittings, made a whistle stop Thursday at the Port of Albany as part of a multi-state tour providing enhanced safety training to first responders in light of increased shipments of North Dakota crude oil. The railroad is conducting a three-day training program at Albany’s Hudson River port before taking its Safety Train to other cities along a route through Pennsylvania, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58033302@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:57:02 MDT