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Train cars collide in Hialeah, cause minor derailment

No injuries reported

Author: Alexandra Fruin, Producer, AFruin@wplg.com
Published On: Aug 20 2014 07:46:10 AM EDT   Updated On: Aug 20 2014 10:00:00 AM EDT

Private train cars separated from an Amtrak train rolled into the rest of the train, causing a minor derailment early Wednesday morning. 

According to an Amtrak spokesman, two private train cars were separated from the train Tuesday night. The train had arrived at the Miami station, but was moved to Hialeah to be cleaned. 

The private train cars hit the train around 3:15 a.m.

An Amtrak spokesman said an investigation is underway to determine if the cars were locked down.

Sky 10 flew over the scene at Northwest 37th Avenue and Northwest 82nd Street as workers appeared to check for possible damage. 

Rerailing equipment was being delivered to fix the issue. No one was hurt. 

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Traffic Alert: Lanes closed on northbound Interstate 75

Heavy delays at Interstate 75 and the Turnpike

Published On: Aug 05 2014 06:47:08 AM EDT   Updated On: Aug 05 2014 06:50:43 AM EDT
Northwest Miami-Dade -

Four lanes are closed on northbound Interstate 75 and the Turnpike. Expect heavy delays. Drivers are urged to take Flamingo Road.  

Megabus adds Orlando, Fort Lauderdale service

Fares start at $1

Published On: Aug 06 2014 12:13:59 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 04 2014 06:22:15 PM EDT

Megabus is adding service between Orlando and South Florida.

The daily express bus company says it is expanding its Florida service for Orlando residents to travel to and from the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood area. It becomes the seventh Florida market to be served by the company. Service is set to begin Aug. 7.

One-way fares start at $1, plus a reservation fee.

Megabus serves more than 10 million customers each year in more than 120 cities. Its express service is now available between seven Florida cities: Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Tallahassee and Tampa.

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