Railway construction

Emergency personnel look over a train that derailed after striking a vehicle in Westbury, N.Y., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Two commuter trains traveling in opposite directions collided with a vehicle on the tracks in Westbury, killing all three occupants in the vehicle before one of the trains derailed and tore into a concrete platform Tuesday night, according to officials. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
February 27, 2019 - 1:53 pm
WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — A witness told police that the driver who caused a deadly crash by trying to go around a lowered railroad gate on New York's Long Island was fleeing the scene of an earlier crash, a police official said Wednesday. "The witness said that individual was involved in an accident...
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President Donald Trump arrives in the House chamber before giving his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 at the Capitol in Washington. (Doug Mills/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
February 06, 2019 - 12:09 am
Text of President Donald Trump's State of the Union address, as delivered and provided by CQ: ___ Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow Americans. We meet tonight in a moment of unlimited potential as we begin a new Congress, I...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 file photo cars are blocked on the Morandi highway bridge after a section of it collapsed, in Genoa, northern Italy. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova during a sudden and violent storm, leaving vehicles crushed in rubble below. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
December 18, 2018 - 11:26 am
MILAN (AP) — Genoa's mayor has announced that a 200 million euro ($220 million) project by hometown architect Renzo Piano inspired by a naval ship has been chosen to replace the Morandi Bridge that collapsed last summer, killing 43 people. Mayor Marco Bucci announced Tuesday that the project will...
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In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, photo, a construction crane is perched on the site of Court Square City View Tower adjacent to the Court Square Number 7 subway station in Long Island City in the Queens borough of New York. When complete, the 963-foot residential tower will house 774 apartments. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
November 15, 2018 - 6:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Commuters beware: New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas where Amazon will open new headquarters. An expansion of that scope in a city such as New York — where the regional...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, a police car blocks the entrance of the city train station Inssbrucker Platz in Berlin, Germany. German police say they will have to evacuate a large area of central Berlin including the city's main train station on Friday, April 20, 2018 to defuse a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) World War II bomb discovered during construction work. Police in the German capital said Wednesday that all buildings in an 800-meter (875-yard) radius around the site will have to be evacuated Friday morning as a precaution. (Bernd Settnik/dpa via AP, File)
April 18, 2018 - 4:07 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German police say they will have to evacuate a large area of central Berlin including the city's main train station on Friday to defuse a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) World War II bomb discovered during construction work. Police in the German capital said Wednesday that all buildings in...
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Workers stand next to a section of a collapsed pedestrian bridge, Friday, March 16, 2018 near Florida International University in the Miami area. The new pedestrian bridge that was under construction collapsed onto a busy Miami highway Thursday afternoon, crushing vehicles beneath massive slabs of concrete and steel, killing and injuring several people, authorities said. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
March 16, 2018 - 9:14 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the deadly collapse of a pedestrian bridge at Florida International University (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Florida's Department of Transportation says an engineer left a voicemail two days before a catastrophic bridge failure to say some cracking had been found at one of...
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November 30, 2017 - 4:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shut down the subway overnight in the city that never sleeps? That was among the recommendations made Thursday by an influential think tank, which proposed ending New York City's vaunted 24-hour subway service as a way to help save a public transit system groaning with age and in...
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August 23, 2017 - 7:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Rail workers have cleared an empty New Jersey Transit train that derailed inside New York's Penn Station, causing early morning delays. NJ Transit spokeswoman Penny Bassett says the derailed cars were cleared by 6:20 a.m. Wednesday. She says an Amtrak crew was moving a NJ Transit...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., left, and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J.,, right, meet with members of the media on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 11, 2017 - 7:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A huge railroad and transit project to build new bridge and tunnel capacity for travel between New York and New Jersey would receive a whopping $900 million next year if a senior New Jersey Republican has his way. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen is moving to boost the New York and New...
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July 11, 2017 - 12:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A huge railroad and transit project to build new bridge and tunnel capacity for travel between New York and New Jersey would receive a whopping $900 million next year if a senior New Jersey Republican has his way. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen is moving to boost the New York and New...
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