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File photo of a BNSF train.  (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Kansas Man Is Hit By Train, Gets Up And Walks Away

Authorities say a Kansas man who was walking along railroad tracks wearing headphones was hit by a train that he didn’t hear approaching behind him — but that he got back up and kept walking.

10/11/2013

Train Derailment

NTSB: Derailment Investigation Could Take A Year

Seven people in two cars on the Highway M overpass in Scott County were injured, none seriously, when two 40-foot sections of the overpass crumpled.

05/28/2013

Photo of a train derailment (Photo credit: PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Mo. Highway Buckles After Rail Cars Hit Overpass

A Missouri highway overpass that partially collapsed when rail cars smashed into one of its support pillars after a cargo train collision was about 15 years old and in good condition but just couldn’t withstand the impact, a sheriff said.

05/26/2013

St. Louis blogger Jess Leitch posted this photo of her lying on the floor, exhausted and red-faced, after her first lengthy bike ride during her month-long effort to get around town without her car. (cityinajar.com)

Car-Free In St. Louis Update: Does Catching A Ride Count As Cheating?

Jess Leitch is one week into her car-free campaign…here’s the update.

05/08/2013

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St. Louis Holiday Concert Preview

It’s time to think about where to get your annual fix of live music for the holiday season. Whether you’re looking for a rock concert, a classical orchestra, choral groups or a rock opera, you will find it in the Lou this holiday season.

11/22/2012

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Body Found On Coal Car Passing Through St. Louis

Authorities are trying to identify a body found on a train’s coal car as it passed through St. Louis.

07/24/2012

Sunset Wentzville

Man Hit By Train In Wentzville

Was walking on tracks, wearing headphones

07/01/2012

Train Engineers Often Deal With Crippling Trauma In Wake Of Tragedies

Train crews are placed on leave, offered counseling after fatal crash.

06/06/2012

RR crossing

UPDATED: Girls Were Playing “Ghost Train” When They Were Killed On Tracks

Amtrak passenger train plowed into Jeep stopped on tracks.

06/05/2012

Cameron Vennard

Frontenac Bank Sets Up “Cameron Vennard Memorial Fund”

Teen was struck and killed while walking train tracks Wednesday.

06/01/2012

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