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The ACMUs (short for Air Conditioned Multiple Unit) were a series of electric multiple unit railcars built for the New York Central railroad in three orders between 1950 and 1965.
Angels Flight is a landmark narrow gauge funicular railway in the Bunker Hill district of Downtown Los Angeles, California.
Automatic train protection (ATP) is a type of train protection system which continually checks that the speed of a train is compatible with the permitted speed allowed by signalling.
An automatic train stop or ATS is a system on a train that automatically stops a train if certain situations occur (unresponsive train operator, earthquake, disconnected rail, train running over a stop signal, etc.) to prevent accidents.
The Automatic Warning System (AWS) is a form of limited cab signalling introduced in 1956 in the United Kingdom.
Autumn Term is the first in the series of novels about the Marlow family by Antonia Forest, first published in 1948, and set in that post-war period.
Auxiliary brake may refer to.
Back to the Future Part III is a 1990 American science fiction Western comedy film and the third and final installment of the ''Back to the Future'' trilogy.
Innovia Metro (stylized as INNOVIA Metro) is the current name given to an automated rapid transit system manufactured by Bombardier Transportation.
A brake is a mechanical device that inhibits motion by absorbing energy from a moving system.
A brake is a device which inhibits motion.
The British Rail Class 319 is a dual-voltage electric multiple unit train capable of operating on 25 kV AC from overhead wires or 750 V DC from a third rail.
The British Rail Class 43 diesel-hydraulic locomotives were built by the North British Locomotive Company (NBL) from 1960–1962.
Casey Owen Neistat (born March 25, 1981) is an American YouTube personality, filmmaker, vlogger, and co-founder of defunct multimedia company Beme.
The passenger coaches of the Great Western Railway (GWR) were many and varied, ranging from four and six-wheeled vehicles for the original broad gauge line of 1838, through to bogie coaches up to long which were in service through to 1947.
The Colwich rail crash occurred on the evening of Friday 19 September 1986 at Colwich Junction, Staffordshire, England.
Communications-based train control (CBTC) is a railway signaling system that makes use of the telecommunications between the train and track equipment for the traffic management and infrastructure control.
A dead man's switch (for other names, see alternative names) is a switch that is automatically operated if the human operator becomes incapacitated, such as through death, loss of consciousness, or being bodily removed from control.
Emergency brake can refer to.
The Erfurt–Leipzig/ Halle high-speed railway is a 123 km-long German high-speed line between Erfurt and Leipzig and Halle.
The Eschede derailment occurred on 3 June 1998, near the village of Eschede in the Celle district of Lower Saxony, Germany, when a high-speed train derailed and crashed into a road bridge.
A flat spot, or wheel flat, is a fault in railroad wheel shape.
Franz Müller (31 October 1840 – 14 November 1864), was a German tailor who was hanged for the murder of Thomas Briggs, the first killing on a British train.
Freedom Train (in Czech: Vlak svobody) is the term commonly used in the Czech Republic to describe the mass escape of opponents of the Czechoslovak communist regime across the West German border on 11 September 1951 involving State Railways train No.
The FS E.636 is a class of Italian articulated electric locomotives.
The Gare de Lyon rail accident occurred on 27 June 1988, when an SNCF commuter train headed inbound to Paris's Gare de Lyon terminal crashed into a stationary outbound train, killing 56 and injuring 55.
The Genthin rail disaster happened on 22 December 1939, when an express train crashed into a preceding express in Genthin station, in today’s Saxony-Anhalt state of Germany.
The Godhra train burning was an incident that occurred on the morning of 27 February 2002, in which 59 people died in a fire inside the Sabarmati Express train near the Godhra railway station in the Indian state of Gujarat.
The Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT; Gotthard-Basistunnel, Galleria di base del San Gottardo, Tunnel da basa dal Son Gottard) is a railway tunnel through the Alps in Switzerland.
The Halle train collision (also known as the Buizingen train collision) was a collision between two NMBS/SNCB passenger trains carrying 250–300 people in Buizingen, in the municipality of Halle, Flemish Brabant, Belgium, on 15 February 2010.
Hallingskeid Station (Hallingskeid stasjon) is a train station on the Bergen Line in the municipality of Ulvik in Hordaland county, Norway.
Head Full of Honey (Honig im Kopf; lit.: Honey in the Head) is a 2014 German drama film directed by Til Schweiger.
The Hinton train collision was a railway accident that occurred on February 8, 1986.
The Howard Street Tunnel fire (also known as the Baltimore Freight Rail Crash) was a 60-car CSX Transportation freight train derailment that occurred in a freight through-route tunnel under Howard Street in Baltimore, Maryland, on July 18, 2001.
Howl is a direct-to-video 2015 British indie horror monster movie, directed by Paul Hyett and starring Ed Speleers.
On the evening of July 18, 2013, a CSX freight train carrying municipal solid waste on tracks of the Hudson Line along the Harlem River Ship Canal in the New York City borough of The Bronx partially derailed between the Marble Hill and Spuyten Duyvil stations.
The Jyväskylä rail accident occurred on 6 March 1998 in Jyväskylä, Finland, when the Sr1-driven express train P105 from Turku bound for Joensuu via Pieksämäki derailed.
Keron Thomas (c. 1975 – July 22, 2013) is primarily known for posing as New York City Subway motorman "Regoberto Sabio" on May 8, 1993, and operating an A train in revenue service for over three hours, when he was sixteen years old.
A kill switch, also known as an emergency stop (e-stop) and as an emergency power off (EPO), is a safety mechanism used to shut off machinery in an emergency, when it cannot be shut down in the usual manner.
The Kinkisharyo P3010 is an articulated light rail car used on the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system.
Linienzugbeeinflussung (or LZB) is a cab signalling and train protection system used on selected German and Austrian railway lines as well as the AVE in Spain.
Final Destination is an American horror franchise consisting of five films, ten novels, and two comic books composed of six issues in total.
This list of railway accidents in the United Kingdom provides details of significant railway crashes in the United Kingdom involving railway rolling stock, but not other railway related incidents such as the Oxford Circus fire of 1984, the King's Cross fire of 1987 or terrorism.
The London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) Princess Royal Class is a class of express passenger steam locomotive designed by William Stanier.
The London, Brighton and South Coast Railway (LB&SCR; known also as "the Brighton line", "the Brighton Railway" or the Brighton) was a railway company in the United Kingdom from 1846 to 1922.
The M1 and M3 are two similar series of electric multiple unit rail cars built by the Budd Company for the Long Island Rail Road, the Metro-North Railroad and Metro-North's predecessors, Penn Central and Conrail.
A manual override (MO) or manual analog override (MAO) is a mechanism wherein control is taken from an automated system and given to the user.
The Mathura train collision was a passenger train collision that occurred at 05:00 local time (01:30 UTC) in near dark conditions near Mathura, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, on Wednesday, 20 October 2009.
The Moorgate tube crash occurred on 28 February 1975 at 8:46 am on the London Underground's Northern City Line; 43 people died and 74 were injured after a train failed to stop at the line's southern terminus, Moorgate station, and crashed into its end wall.
The 400 & 500 Class rail motors are diesel trains built by New South Wales Government Railways primarily for use on regional lines throughout NSW.
The 600/700 class railcars were a class of Diesel Multiple Unit built by the New South Wales Government Railways.
The 620/720 class railcars were a class of Diesel Multiple Unit built by the New South Wales Government Railways and operated from 1961 until 2007.
The New York Central MU Cars were built for the New York Central Railroad in 1906–1929 when the New York Central began electrifying its lines for both the Hudson Division and the Harlem Division.
The Nippon Sharyo P865/P2020 is an articulated light rail vehicle used on the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system.
The North Staffordshire Railway (NSR) was a British railway company formed in 1845 to promote a number of lines in the Staffordshire Potteries and surrounding areas in Staffordshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire and Shropshire.
NSB Class 73 (NSB-type 73) is a class of 22 electric multiple units built by Adtranz for the Norwegian State Railways.
NSB Class XXI is a steam locomotive class designed by the Norwegian State Railways exclusively for use on the Setesdal Line.
NSB El 18 is a class of 22 electric locomotives built by Adtranz and Swiss Locomotive and Machine Works (SLM) for the Norwegian State Railways (NSB).
The Nuneaton rail crash was a train crash that occurred on 6 June 1975, on the West Coast Main Line just south of Nuneaton railway station in Warwickshire, England.
Pang Puai railway station is a railway station located in Na Sak Subdistrict, Mae Mo District, Lampang.
The Pasir Ris rail accident was a train accident that occurred on 22 March 2016, at the track switch near Pasir Ris MRT Station in Pasir Ris, Singapore, on the East-West MRT Line.
The PCC (Presidents’ Conference Committee) is a streetcar (tram) design that was first built in the United States in the 1930s.
Pennsylvania Railroad 4876 is a GG1-class electric locomotive located at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
The PRR GG1 was a class of electric locomotives built for the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR), in the northeastern United States.
The Petersburg Railroad ran from Petersburg, Virginia, south to Garysburg, North Carolina, from which it ran to Weldon via trackage rights over the Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad (later eliminated with a new alignment).
SM30 is a Polish series of diesel shunting locomotives used by PKP and industry, built by Fablok, Chrzanów (factory designation Ls300E).
Pulled tail is the colloquialism referring to the act of a guard or conductor of a railway to apply the emergency brakes when something unexpected has been noticed.
A pullstring (pull string, pull-string), pullcord (pull cord, pull-cord), or pullchain (pull-chain, pull chain) is a string, cord, or chain wound on a spring-loaded spindle that engages a mechanism when it is pulled.
The R33 was a New York City Subway car model that was built by St. Louis Car Company in 1962 and 1963.
The R36 was a New York City Subway car model built by the St. Louis Car Company in 1964.
The R40 was a New York City Subway car model built by the St. Louis Car Company from 1967 to 1968 for the IND/BMT B Division.
The R62 is a New York City Subway car model built between 1983 and 1985 by Kawasaki Heavy Industries in Kobe, Japan for the IRT A Division.
The R62A is an A Division New York City Subway car model built between 1984 and 1987 by Bombardier in La Pocatiere, Quebec, with final assembly done in Auburn, New York and Barre, Vermont under a license from Kawasaki.
Rachel Barton Pine (born Rachel Elizabeth Barton, October 11, 1974) is an American violinist.
There have been three major rail accidents and one notable incident near in Cheshire.
A railway air brake is a railway brake power braking system with compressed air as the operating medium.
Brakes are used on the cars of railway trains to enable deceleration, control acceleration (downhill) or to keep them standing when parked.
The Richmond and Petersburg Railroad moved passengers and goods between Richmond and Petersburg from 1838 to 1898.
SUTRA, abbreviation for Scomi Urban Transit Rail Application, is a monorail electrical multiple unit (EMU) type train system designed by Malaysian rail company Scomi Rail.
The Siemens P2000 is an articulated light rail car used on the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system.
Sifa is a type of deadman's control system used on German-influenced European railroads.
A signal passed at danger (SPAD) in railway terminology of many countries, including Australia and the UK (where it is also known as either a SPAD or SPAR), occurs when a train passes a stop signal without authority to do so.
The SNCF BB 26000 locomotives are a class of dual voltage, four axle B'B' electric locomotives capable of a top speed of 200 km/h built by GEC Alsthom between 1988 and 1998 for SNCF. The locomotives are also commonly known as the Sybics.From Synchronous Bicurrent, referring to synchronous motor drive, and dual voltage operation (French: Synchrone Bicourant).
The Southall rail crash was an accident on the British railway system that occurred on 19 September 1997, on the Great Western Main Line at Southall, west London.
The Système d'aide à la conduite, à l'exploitation et à la maintenance (SACEM) is an embedded, automatic speed train protection system for rapid transit railways.
The Taunton sleeping car fire occurred in a sleeping car train at Taunton, Somerset, England, in the early hours of 6 July 1978.
The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse, "high-speed train") is France's intercity high-speed rail service, operated by the SNCF, the state-owned national rail operator.
The Interrupted Journey is a 1949 British thriller film directed by Daniel Birt and starring Valerie Hobson, Richard Todd, Christine Norden and Tom Walls.
The Polar Express is a 2004 American 3D computer-animated film based on the 1985 children's book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg, who also served as one of the executive producers on the film.
Thomas Parker (11 July 1829 – 25 November 1903) Grace's Guide, accessed 29 July 2015. was Locomotive, Carriage and Wagon Superintendent of the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway from 1886–1893. He introduced a new type of locomotive in Britain, which used a Belpaire firebox.
A train is a form of transport consisting of a series of connected vehicles that generally runs along a rail track to transport cargo or passengers.
A train event recorder (also called On-Train Monitoring Recorder or On-Train Data Recorder in the United Kingdom, Event Recorder System, Event Recorder Unit, or simply Event Recorder) is a device that records data about the operation of train controls and performance in response to those controls and other train control systems.
The Train Protection & Warning System (TPWS) is a train protection system used throughout the two UK passenger main-line railway networks, and in Victoria, Australia.
A tram accident is any accident involving a tram.
The Victorian Railways used a variety of air-cooled and iced wagons for the transport of all manner of goods.
The Vigerslev train crash occurred on 1 November 1919, when an express train collided at speed with a stopped train near Vigerslev, Denmark, due to a dispatcher error.
On May 12, 2015, an Amtrak Northeast Regional train from Washington, D.C. bound for New York City derailed and wrecked on the Northeast Corridor in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Wootton Bassett SPAD incident refers to an incident on 7 March 2015 where a steam-hauled charter train passed a signal at danger (SPAD) and subsequently came to a stand across a high speed mainline junction.
On June 3, 2016, a Union Pacific train with 96 tank cars carrying Bakken oil from New Town, North Dakota to U.S. Oil and Refining in Tacoma, Washington derailed in the Columbia River Gorge near Mosier, Oregon.
The Lewisham train strandings occurred on 2 March 2018 in the area of, and stations during snowy weather.