Mexico celebrates 1910-1917 Revolution with parade

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities moved a steam locomotive, hundreds of horses and period actors to the main square of Mexico City to celebrate the anniversary of the outbreak of the 1910-1917 Mexican Re...

Long-running coal plant on Navajo reservation nears its end

ALONG THE BLACK MESA AND LAKE POWELL RAILROAD, Ariz. (AP) — Ron Little nestles into a familiar seat aboard a train locomotive and slides the window open, leaning out to get a better view of dozens of ...

Miranda Lambert is bold, funny and ready to rock again

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Miranda Lambert is back, as bold and fun as she ever was, with a new album of rock and punk-influenced country hits that reflect a woman happily cracking jokes on her haters an...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 27, the 270th day of 2019. There are 95 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On September ...

Back to basics: Congress tries to keep government lights on

WASHINGTON (AP) — The good news is that it doesn't look like a bitterly polarized Washington will stumble into another government shutdown. But as Democrats controlling the House unv...

Man fatally struck by train at Taipei Main Station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an apparent suicide, a man was fatally struck by a train at the Taipei Main Station on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 18), causing delays for nearly 10,000 passengers. At 3:41 p....

Country band Confederate Railroad nixed from another fair

NEW PALTZ, N.Y. (AP) — The Southern country-rock group Confederate Railroad lost a second summer fair gig after objections over the use of the Confederate flag in its logo. The band'...

The Latest: FBI chief Wray says China poses a serious threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on FBI Director Christopher Wray's appearance before a Senate committee (all times local): 11:10 a.m. FBI Director Christopher Wray say...

Woman struck by Puyuma express train in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A woman was hit by a Puyuma express train after apparently leaping off a station platform in New Taipei City this afternoon (July 22). At 12:53 p.m. today, as the Puyuma 271...

Cancellations, delays continue to plague NJ Transit

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Cancellations and delays continue to plague New Jersey's rail commuters, a year after similar issues led officials to vow to fix the problem. An engineer shortage...

Software engineer accused of taking trade secrets to China

WASHINGTON (AP) — A software engineer is accused of stealing trade secrets from the Illinois locomotive company he once worked for and taking the information to China. The Justice De...

Hop on cypress train to visit old sawmill in Taiwan’s Alishan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Alishan Forest Railway (阿里山林業鐵路) is offering visitors the one-of-a-kind experience of discovering the beauty of the island’s forests by riding on &ldq...

Steam train pulls into Taiwan’s Hualien Port Station to celebrate TRA’s 132 anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan Railways Administration’s (TRA) steam train CT273 pulled into Hualien Port Station on Sunday (June 9) morning to celebrate the agency’s 132 anniversary, attr...

Restored steam locomotive rolls to anniversary event

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — It's longer than two city buses, weighs more than a Boeing 747 fully loaded with passengers and can pull 16 Statues of Liberty over a mountain. The Big Boy No. ...

Taiwan hails home-built locomotive simulator as milestone for rail industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) and National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) jointly inaugurated a Taiwan-built “locomotive simulator” on...