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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

04/16/2014

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Drivers Concerned About Sight Lines At Railroad Crossing

Drivers in northeast Fort Worth are concerned about safety, just days after Trinity Boulevard was washed out. Drivers say you can hear the Trinity Railway Express train along Norwood Drive, but there are places where you have a hard time seeing it.

CBS 11–03/21/2014

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The Most Luxurious Train Safari In The World

For your next luxury vacation, consider traveling by train. Rovos Rail brings the luxury and decadence of the olden days back to your trip, in their train safari.

02/20/2014

A model train passes by miniature buildings. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Tiny Trains Making Big Difference In Dallas

The trains are back for their annual run around the tracks at the NorthPark Center in Dallas, and they are helping out kids in need at the Ronald McDonald House.

12/20/2013

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All Aboard: The World’s Most Amazing Train Trips

The inherent beauty of train travel is that it’s often more about the journey (and the spectacular scenery along the way) than the actual destination. When your fare includes butler service, gourmet meals, and access to elegant bar cars, rest assured these six train trips are worth dropping a month’s salary on.

12/11/2013

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The World’s Coolest Train Stations

Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.

11/13/2013

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Officers Join The “Always Expect A Train” Safety Campaign

The Union Pacific Railroad is kicking off a new campaign that has them working with local police to enforce grade crossing laws. Officials are teaming up in conjunction with Union Pacific’s new educational push to “Always Expect A Train.”

CBSDFW.COM–07/18/2013

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‘No Pants’ Train Riders Coming To Dallas

Are you brave enough to appear in public in your underwear? Some North Texans say it’s loads of fun and plan on riding the DART train this weekend without their pants.

01/11/2013

A model train passes by miniature buildings. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Model Train Exhibit Chugs Into Fort Worth

Thousands of people are expected to attend a huge model train exhibit in Fort Worth this weekend, to see some cool creations and perhaps be inspired to build their own.

01/04/2013

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Police Put Safety First At The State Fair Of Texas

If you plan on being one of the tens of thousands of people expected to attend the State Fair this year, Dallas police want you to know that your safety is their number one priority.

09/25/2012

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Proposal Has High-Speed Rail From Rio Grande, To Dallas, To OKC

TxDOT has unveiled an ambitious plan to build a high-speed rail line from the Rio Grande Valley, through San Antonio and Dallas, all the way to Oklahoma City.

CBSDFW.COM–08/28/2012

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Train Charity Delivering Smiles For Sick Kids

With wide eyes and a big grin, John Mark Martin pulled his I-V pole into the playroom at Medical City Children’s Hospital in Dallas. In a hospital gown, with a bandaged right arm, he went straight toward the trains

12/22/2011

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