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AMSTERDAM | The Latest: Dutch terror threat level stays at 4 of 5

AMSTERDAM  — The Latest on stabbings at a train station in Amsterdam (all times local): 12:55 a.m. The Netherlands’ counter-terror chief says the country’s threat level will remain at four on a scale that tops out at five following a double stabbing at the city’s main railway station that officials say had a “terrorist motive.” … Continue reading AMSTERDAM | The Latest: Dutch terror threat level stays at 4 of 5

AMSTERDAM | Dutch police shoot suspect after stabbing at train station

AMSTERDAM — Police in the Dutch capital shot and wounded a suspect Friday following a stabbing at Amsterdam’s busy central railway station. Amsterdam police said in a series of tweets that two people were injured in the stabbing and the suspect was then shot by officers. All three people were taken to a hospital. Police … Continue reading AMSTERDAM | Dutch police shoot suspect after stabbing at train station

BERLIN | Fire near Zurich’s main train station disrupts transport

BERLIN  — A fire in a building near Zurich’s main train station is disrupting traffic and transport in Switzerland’s biggest city. The blaze in the building across the road from the station erupted early Saturday and left much of the structure in danger of collapse. During the fire, there were two explosions inside the building, … Continue reading BERLIN | Fire near Zurich’s main train station disrupts transport

JABLANICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina | 2 killed, 1 injured in train collision in Bosnia

JABLANICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Two freight trains collided head-on in southern Bosnia early Thursday, killing two people and seriously injuring one more. Police said the crash occurred at the train station in the town of Jablanica. Bosnian media said a fourth person, an engine driver, was unhurt after jumping from one of the trains moments before … Continue reading JABLANICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina | 2 killed, 1 injured in train collision in Bosnia

BERLIN | Munich officials want train station to have air taxi parking

BERLIN  — A group of city counselors in Munich say they want the southern German city’s main train station to have a landing pad for flying taxis. Five city council members from the Christian Social Union party submitted a motion Wednesday calling on rail company Deutsche Bahn to consider the space needed for flying taxis … Continue reading BERLIN | Munich officials want train station to have air taxi parking

PHILADELPHIA | Audit finds security lapses at Philadelphia’s Amtrak station

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An audit has found a number of security vulnerabilities at Philadelphia’s main train station, including that it can’t be locked in the event of an emergency because staffers don’t have the keys. The audit of 30th Street Station was conducted by Amtrak’s inspector general. Among the findings were: An inspection in November … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Audit finds security lapses at Philadelphia’s Amtrak station

Israel minister plans Trump train station at Western Wall

JERUSALEM /December 27, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Israel’s transportation minister is pushing ahead with a plan to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem’s Old City, passing near sites holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims — and ending at the Western Wall with a station named after President Donald Trump. Yisrael Katz’s plan, currently in the initial … Continue reading Israel minister plans Trump train station at Western Wall