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HS2 'May Wipe Out Species of Wildlife': £50bn Scheme Could Have 'Terminal' Consequences for UK Countryside
Offbeat  (tags: Wildlife, endangered, HS2, train, railway, UK )

Marie
- 137 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Plants and animals may become endangered by the controversial High Speed 2 rail link, an influential group of MPs has found.
Chicago Train Crash Driver Who 'Fell Asleep' Is Sacked
Offbeat  (tags: Train, De-railment, Chicago, USA )

Ray
- 138 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A Chicago train operator, whose train derailed last month when she dozed off, has been sacked, officials say.
Social Media Reunites Young Girl With Lost 'Teddy Bear' (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: Pheobe's lost teddy bear, facebook, pictures, train, social media, goodnews, video )

BarbCat
- 248 days ago - on.aol.com
A stranger found this toy and refused to rest until it got home. Then, the whole world helped out. Incredible way it 'found' its way home.
Brave Pit Bull Saves Woman From Train (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: heroine, lilly, courageous, pit bull, loyal, loving, saviour, train )

Simone
- 832 days ago - globalanimal.org
Last Wednesday, Christine Spain, the mother of Boston police officer David Lanteigne, fell unconscious on train tracks in Shirley, MA. The engineer of a westward-bound freight train witnessed Lilly, a pit bull, frantically trying to pull the woman off the
Pit Bull Rescues Unconscious Owner From Oncoming Train
Offbeat  (tags: pit bull, train, amaizng, rescue, saved, pet, miracle, sacrifice, animals )

Lindsey
- 833 days ago - abcnews.go.com
This story made me bawl my eyes out. Just warning you that you might so the same. A Massachusetts pit bull named Lilly took on a freight train last week to save her owner, who collapsed unconscious onto the tracks during a late-night walk in Shirley.
Railway Offers Food For Thought
Offbeat  (tags: train, ticket, save, memorable journey, eat, senbei cracker, Aomori, Japan, edible ticket )

Naoko
- 1408 days ago - asahi.com
Passengers in Aomori Prefecture have the chance to save train tickets from a memorable journey in a way far more intimate than sticking them in a scrapbook: Eat them.
Baby Survives After Train Hits Pram at Melbourne Railway Station
Offbeat  (tags: train, baby, hit, cuts, bruises, interesting )

Lone
- 1549 days ago - guardian.co.uk
A 15-month-old boy suffered only minor cuts and bruises when a train struck his pram after it rolled on to the tracks at a station in Australia today. CCTV footage shows the pram rolling over the edge of the platform as a train pulls in at the station
Amtrak Train Hits Car on Tracks in Delray Beach; No Injuries Reported
Offbeat  (tags: train, car accident, off-beat, unusual )

Lone
- 1550 days ago - palmbeachpost.com
DELRAY BEACH -- An Amtrak train collided with a car near the 2900 block of South Congress Avenue in Delray Beach this afternoon
Boy, Two, Killed By Train After Running on to Tracks Thinking He Was Playing 'Chase' With Mother
Offbeat  (tags: train, kills child, heart breaking, protection )

Lone
- 1612 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A toddler killed by a speeding train in front of his horrified mother ran on to the tracks thinking he was playing a game of chase. Johnny Hall, two, died instantly after pulling open a pedestrian gate at a level crossing and darting in front of the 60
Pa. Teen Girls' Deaths Ruled Suicide-By-Train
Offbeat  (tags: TEENAGE GIRLS, suicide, train, sadness )

Lone
- 1633 days ago - myfoxorlando.com
(MYFOX NATIONAL) - The Delaware County, Pa. medical examiner has been determined that two Pennsylvania teen girls committed suicide-by-train together on an Amtrak rail last week, reported The Philadelphia Daily News .
Man Jumps Onto Train Tracks To Save Drunk Woman Who Fell
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, train, drunk, woman, escape, save, railroad tracks, Tokyo, JR Chuo Line )

Naoko
- 1647 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A drunk woman fell off the platform onto the tracks at Koenji Station on the JR Chuo Line in Tokyo on Monday night but had a narrow escape from an incomming train after a man jumped onto the tracks and laid her between the rails.
Struck By a Train, Hanover Man Wakes Up on Tracks
Offbeat  (tags: train, man hit, dragged, hands, injured, hospitalized )

Lone
- 1654 days ago - hometownannapolis.com
Scott Gore woke up on the train tracks that divide Anne Arundel and Howard counties at about 1 a.m.
Meet Percy - the Cat Who Travels By Train to Watch the Fish at Marine Life Centre
Offbeat  (tags: percy, scarborough, train, adventure, watches fish )

Simone
- 1768 days ago - yorkshirepost.co.uk
ThE owners of an adventuring cat which regularly catches a train to Scarborough marine-life sanctuary to watch the fish said today it would be enjoying its new-found celebrity status. Percy the cat has become the most famous pet in Scarborough, after it
Railway Traffic in Pakistan
Offbeat  (tags: Train, railway, Pakistan, safety, transportation )

Milos
- 2114 days ago - completeall.com
Overcrowded trains in Pakistan.Talk about transport safety! Look at this!
 

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