Train Derailment News
Crews Fighting to Contain Blaze After Freight Train Crash in Texas
Emergency crews are still responding to a fiery train crash in Texas that occurred this morning, resulting in the derailment of multiple freight cars and billows of black smoke.
CSX: Bearing Failed 9 Miles Before Tennessee Derailment
CSX Transportation Inc. says in court filings that the mechanical failure that caused a July 2015 train derailment resulting in the evacuation of 5,000 Maryville residents actually began about nine miles earlier
Amtrak 188 Engineer Distracted Before Deadly Derailment, NTSB Says
The engineer of the Amtrak train careened off the rails near Philadelphia last May was likely distracted by radio traffic about an emergency situation on a train in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority ( SEPTA ) system, federal safety regulators said today. Seconds before the
NTSB Reveals Radio Traffic Distracted Amtrak 188 Engineer
The yearlong investigation into the deadly train derailment concluded the cause to be a distraction over a report that a nearby train being hit by a rock.
New Video Shows Dramatic CSX Train Derailment in DC
New surveillance video released by the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority shows the moment 16 CSX train cars derailed in northeast Washington, D.C ., Sunday morning. In the video, taken from a camera at WMATA’s Rhode Island Avenue metro stop, several cars appear to hurtle sideways off the
New Video Shows CSX Train Derailment in Washington, DC
Authorities are investigating what caused the 16 CSX train cars to derail and pile up in northwest D.C. on Sunday morning.
Toxic Chemicals Spilled After a Train Crashes Outside the Nation's Capital
Up to 14 train cars were derailed, causing at least two to leak dangerous chemicals.
Amtrak Train From LA to Chicago Derails, at Least 32 Passengers Injured
An Amtrak train derailed in southwestern Kansas early this morning, injuring at least 32 passengers, officials said, and now they are zeroing in on the condition of the track as the cause of the accident. The derailment occurred shortly after midnight local time about 20 miles west of Dodge City,
Chicago-Bound Amtrak Train Derails
More than 20 people were sent to the hospital after the train from Los Angeles derailed near Dodge City, Kansas.