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The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3": The remake casts Denzel Washington as a subway dispatcher and John Travolta as a bad guy ransoming a trainload of passengers.
With the exception of one last official trip in 1980 delivering a trainload of frozen turkeys, the High Line had lain dormant for almost 30 years, due largely to alternative transport methods like the highway.
Under the logic of the North American proverb, "Count the rings," the curly-haired dynamo would be an unquestioned choice: he has won a trainload of silverware, including a Champions League trophy, in club play with Bayern.
Lately, he's begun to sabotage his own message more effectively than a trainload of State Department pros working overtime.
To further complicate matters, Governor Lucius Fairchild had left Madison for Chicago with a trainload of supplies for the fire victims of that city.
Even if you don't buy material by the trainload, you don't just have to accept stratospheric prices.
18 HOURS after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, the first trainload of relief supplies arrived.
The destination of this particular trainload was North Dakota.
The trainload of looted gold and art stolen from Jews by the Nazis was subsequently confiscated by American troops on its way from Hungary to Germany, but never returned to the property's lawful owners.
Which, any way you look at it, is a trainload of cash.
LAST week's RX Express took a trainload of senior Californians up to Canada to buy prescription drugs for as much as 60 percent less than what they would pay domestically.
Basically, he has more staying power in his make-up than a trainload of mothers-in-law and if you had said at the beginning of the season that North Light would be quick enough to win over ten furlongs in the first half of May you might well have been asked to pull the other one.