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October 7, 2000
An intoxicated man who police said was thrown out of a nightclub on Russell Street early yesterday apparently passed out on nearby railroad tracks and was killed by a train. The unidentified man was killed instantly about 3 a.m. when he was hit by a CSX locomotive near the 1300 block of Russell St., south of PSINet Stadium, according to police. Officials said the man had been kicked out of Club Paradox shortly before the accident. The engineer reportedly saw the man but could not stop the train in time.
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By Frank D. Roylance and Frank D. Roylance,Sun reporter | April 14, 2008
What is it about trains? More precisely, what is it about "toy" trains that draws grown men together amid 25,000 square feet of working train layouts, to snap photos and spend hard-earned money on everything from miniature locomotives to rail-side trees and shacks? Hundreds crowded the Great Scale Model Train Show at the Maryland State Fairgrounds yesterday to do just that. "It's not a hobby if you're not throwing money away," quipped Walt Muren. But Muren wasn't there to spend. He arrived early to help set up and run the model layout built by members of the Four County Society of Model Engineers.
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April 7, 2001
A man was struck and killed last night when he jumped in front of a Metro subway train in an apparent suicide at the Charles Center Station, Maryland Transportation Authority officials said. The driver of the train suffered facial injuries when he slammed on the emergency brake to try to stop the train before it hit the victim, said Frank Fulton, an authority spokesman. Dozens of passengers on the train were evacuated, and the station, near Calvert and Charles streets in Baltimore, was closed for several hours, he said.
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By Athima Chansanchai and Athima Chansanchai,SUN STAFF | September 22, 2004
A Hampstead man was found dead early yesterday after being run over by a train, state police said. An engineer operating a CSX freight train traveling east from Hanover, Pa., to Baltimore told police he saw a man, later identified as Jeffrey Alan Andrews, 42, lying on railroad tracks between Shiloh and Gill avenues in Hampstead about 2:10 a.m. The engineer, who was not identified, saw a body clothed in white and tried to warn Andrews with a horn, but...
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By Baltimoresun.com Staff | September 21, 2004
A man was pronounced dead around 2 a.m. today after being struck by a CSX freight train in Carroll County, according to Maryland State Police. The victim was identified as 42-year-old Jeffrey Alan Andrews of Hampstead. Police said the train was traveling eastbound in Hampstead near Shiloh Avenue when the engineer noticed a body lying across the tracks. He attempted to warn Andrews by sounding a whistle and then tried to apply the brakes, but couldn't stop the train in time, according to police.
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By From staff reports | September 28, 1998
A Middle River man was killed by a freight train yesterdaynear the 700 block of North Point Road in Southeast Baltimore, police said.Michael Thomas Conner, 43, who lived in the first block of Tinker Road, was sitting on a railroad bridge near Quad Avenue about 1: 50 a.m. when a CSX freight train, headed to Philadelphia, struck him and knocked him off the span and into an unnamed creek, said Lt. John Miller of the Southeastern District.Miller said the engineer, who applied the brakes but could not stop the train in time, signaled Conner audibly and visually, but PTC the victim did not move.
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By Athima Chansanchai and Athima Chansanchai,SUN STAFF | September 22, 2004
A Hampstead man was found dead early yesterday after being run over by a train, state police said. An engineer operating a CSX freight train traveling east from Hanover, Pa., to Baltimore told police he saw a man, later identified as Jeffrey Alan Andrews, 42, lying on railroad tracks between Shiloh and Gill avenues in Hampstead about 2:10 a.m. The engineer, who was not identified, saw a body clothed in white and tried to warn Andrews with a horn, but...
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | February 27, 2002
A man was struck and killed yesterday near downtown Aberdeen by a northbound Amtrak train, police said. The victim was hit about 7:20 a.m. as he crossed the tracks heading east into woods near Baldwin Manor Apartments north of U.S. 40 and West Bel Air Avenue, said Sgt. Steve Smith, Aberdeen police spokesman. Police had only a tentative identification for the victim, a white male in his 30s, and were attempting to contact relatives. The train had not stopped at the Aberdeen station, just south of the accident site, Smith said.
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By Antoine O. Flatharta | February 13, 2000
Editor's note: As a young Irish immigrant boy travels by steam engine across the American prairie to a new life, memories of the old country pull at his heart. Once upon a time, there was a train that dreamed of being a boat. This was a time when trains were new and wonderful things. A time when trains blew clouds of steam. A time when train engines were shiny and as extraordinary as rocket ships. The train that dreamed of being a boat traveled through a vast, flat prairie in a land called the New World.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | October 18, 1998
The town that wants to trade on its river and railroad just went through a weekend of training.After 25 years, passenger trains returned to Sykesville this weekend. Nobody got off, but riders on excursions en route to Harpers Ferry, W.Va., got a look at the town of 3,500."I really wanted to get on, but I got to wave," said 5-year-old Allison Dearie, who watched the train go by yesterday from the deck of Baldwin's Restaurant, once the town train station.Sykesville, which would like passengers to stop and visit next time, was more than ready to show its stuff.
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By Michael Dresser and Greg Garland and Michael Dresser and Greg Garland,SUN STAFF | July 31, 2002
KENSINGTON - The engineer operating an Amtrak train that derailed here Monday told investigators that he spotted a misshapen stretch of track 500 to 600 feet ahead of him seconds before the accident that injured 101 people, a top federal safety official said yesterday. Carol Carmody, vice chairwoman of the National Transportation Safety Board, said the engineer applied the brakes but could not stop the train - which had been traveling at its legal limit of 60 mph - before reaching the misaligned track.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | February 27, 2002
A man was struck and killed yesterday near downtown Aberdeen by a northbound Amtrak train, police said. The victim was hit about 7:20 a.m. as he crossed the tracks heading east into woods near Baldwin Manor Apartments north of U.S. 40 and West Bel Air Avenue, said Sgt. Steve Smith, Aberdeen police spokesman. Police had only a tentative identification for the victim, a white male in his 30s, and were attempting to contact relatives. The train had not stopped at the Aberdeen station, just south of the accident site, Smith said.
NEWS
April 7, 2001
A man was struck and killed last night when he jumped in front of a Metro subway train in an apparent suicide at the Charles Center Station, Maryland Transportation Authority officials said. The driver of the train suffered facial injuries when he slammed on the emergency brake to try to stop the train before it hit the victim, said Frank Fulton, an authority spokesman. Dozens of passengers on the train were evacuated, and the station, near Calvert and Charles streets in Baltimore, was closed for several hours, he said.
NEWS
October 7, 2000
An intoxicated man who police said was thrown out of a nightclub on Russell Street early yesterday apparently passed out on nearby railroad tracks and was killed by a train. The unidentified man was killed instantly about 3 a.m. when he was hit by a CSX locomotive near the 1300 block of Russell St., south of PSINet Stadium, according to police. Officials said the man had been kicked out of Club Paradox shortly before the accident. The engineer reportedly saw the man but could not stop the train in time.
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By Antoine O. Flatharta | February 13, 2000
Editor's note: As a young Irish immigrant boy travels by steam engine across the American prairie to a new life, memories of the old country pull at his heart. Once upon a time, there was a train that dreamed of being a boat. This was a time when trains were new and wonderful things. A time when trains blew clouds of steam. A time when train engines were shiny and as extraordinary as rocket ships. The train that dreamed of being a boat traveled through a vast, flat prairie in a land called the New World.
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