Rail travel disruptions

Mute swans gather near the shore of the Pond in Kensington Gardens after overnight snow falls in London, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Britain, which is buffered by the Atlantic Ocean and tends to have temperate winters, saw heavy snow in some areas that disrupted road, rail and air travel and forced hundreds of schools to close. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
February 28, 2018 - 7:21 am
LONDON (AP) — Persistent snow and freezing conditions from a Siberian cold snap are causing delays in many parts of Britain and mainland Europe, with roads and train service hit particularly hard. Many rail systems were disrupted, in the northern and eastern parts of Britain, and several lines of...
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Mute swans gather near the shore of the Pond in Kensington Gardens after overnight snow falls in London, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Britain, which is buffered by the Atlantic Ocean and tends to have temperate winters, saw heavy snow in some areas that disrupted road, rail and air travel and forced hundreds of schools to close. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
February 28, 2018 - 6:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Persistent snow and freezing conditions are causing delays in many parts of Britain, with roads and train service hit particularly hard. Many rail systems were disrupted, in the northern and eastern parts of Britain, and several lines of London's subway system were experiencing severe...
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Stationary traffic stands on the M20 near Ashford, Kent, southeast England following overnight snowfall which has caused disruption across Britain. Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018. Roads across Britain have already seen a good covering snow, with police forces reporting treacherous driving conditions and blocked routes. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
February 27, 2018 - 8:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on frigid weather in Europe (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Heavy snow in parts of Britain is causing disruptions to road, rail and air travel and has forced hundreds of schools across the country to close. Snow and ice warnings were in place Tuesday in eastern Britain. Met...
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Icicles photographed at a road in Gruenenplan, Germany, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Snow and freezing sub-zero temperatures have a grasp on some parts of Germany as meteorologists reported a new cold record of minus 27 degrees Celsius (minus 16.6 Fahrenheit) for this winter on Zugspitze mountain in the Alps. (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 12:02 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on cold weather and snow across Europe (all times local): 6 p.m. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven was uninjured after his car skidded off the road in a snow storm and smashed into railing north of Stockholm. Lofven was on his way to the town of Uppsala around 70...
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Icicles photographed at a road in Gruenenplan, Germany, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Snow and freezing sub-zero temperatures have a grasp on some parts of Germany as meteorologists reported a new cold record of minus 27 degrees Celsius (minus 16.6 Fahrenheit) for this winter on Zugspitze mountain in the Alps. (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 10:36 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on cold weather and snow across Europe (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Chrome and copper miners in northern Albania have not been able to go to work after heavy snow blocked mines. Some areas are languishing under 2.5 meters (8.2 feet) of snow and that's made some national roads...
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Icicles photographed at a road in Gruenenplan, Germany, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Snow and freezing sub-zero temperatures have a grasp on some parts of Germany as meteorologists reported a new cold record of minus 27 degrees Celsius (minus 16.6 Fahrenheit) for this winter on Zugspitze mountain in the Alps. (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 9:12 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on cold weather and snow across Europe (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Officials in Lithuania say this winter's record low temperatures have claimed the lives of at least three people over the weekend in the Baltic nation's capital. Emergency medical officials in Vilnius...
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Icicles photographed at a road in Gruenenplan, Germany, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Snow and freezing sub-zero temperatures have a grasp on some parts of Germany as meteorologists reported a new cold record of minus 27 degrees Celsius (minus 16.6 Fahrenheit) for this winter on Zugspitze mountain in the Alps. (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 8:57 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on cold weather and snow across Europe (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Croatia's state TV says the collision of a truck and a bus in a snow-covered northwestern region has seriously injured 14 people. The report says the accident happened around 11 a.m. Monday in the mountainous...
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A commuter crosses Millennium Bridge in London as heavy snow falls over the capital Monday Feb. 2018. Freezing temperatures and heavy snow is predicted to settle over much of Britain, and expected to effect Europe into the week ahead. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 6:51 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on cold weather and snow across Europe (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Snow and high winds are hitting parts of Britain, leading to train cancellations and warnings of delays on the road and in the air in the coming days. The intense winter weather has been dubbed "The Beast...
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February 16, 2018 - 10:30 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Amtrak could prevent New Jersey Transit trains from using its tracks between Trenton and New York if the transit agency doesn't finish installing positive train control. Amtrak President and CEO Richard Anderson told a House subcommittee on Thursday Amtrak is worried passengers...
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FILE - In a Feb. 20, 2014 file photo, Metrolink Director of Operations, R.T. McCarthy, demonstrates Metrolink's implementation of Positive Train Control, (PTC) at the Metrolink Locomotive and Cab Car Simulators training facility in Los Angeles' Union Station. Amtrak is considering suspending service on tracks that don't have sophisticated speed controls by a Dec. 31, 2018 deadline, Amtrak president and CEO Richard Anderson said Feb. 15, 2018, threatening to disrupt operations across the U.S. as it pushes to strengthen safety after a series of deadly wrecks. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
February 15, 2018 - 5:10 pm
Amtrak is considering suspending service on tracks that don't have sophisticated speed controls by a Dec. 31 deadline, the railroad's top executive said Thursday, threatening to disrupt operations across the U.S. in a push to strengthen safety after a series of deadly wrecks. President and CEO...
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