SATURDAY, NOV. 19, 2016, 10:39 P.M.
Rescue workers used gas cutters to pull out survivors after 14 coaches of a passenger train rolled off the track, killing at least 90 people in northern India early Sunday, …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 7:18 A.M.
Authorities say two trains loaded with coal and phosphate rock collided in central Florida, derailing and sending at least 20 train cars tumbling over. Two people sustained minor injuries.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 10:50 A.M.
Seven people were killed and more than 50 injured when a tram derailed while rounding a tight curve in a rainstorm in south London Wednesday, police said.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2016
Everything possible should be done to discourage crude oil by rail and, ultimately, the mode and the cargo should be declared unsafe and illegal.
FRIDAY, AUG. 12, 2016, 4:38 P.M.
City Council President Ben Stuckart said it may have been “hasty” to ask voters if the city should fine coal and oil train operators and will ask the measure be …
TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016, 11:30 A.M.
Police say a freight train car that derailed in northern Iowa rolled into and damaged a trackside tavern called DeRailed.
MONDAY, JULY 25, 2016, 9:22 P.M.
The ordinance before voters in November cites concerns about a derailment polluting water in the Spokane aquifer and Spokane River. City Councilmember Breean Beggs said he believes Congress has given …
MONDAY, JULY 25, 2016, 1:58 P.M.
Canada’s transport minister says the rail car model involved in a fiery crash that killed 47 people in Quebec three years ago will no longer be allowed to transport oil …
TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016, 5:24 P.M.
Slow progress has been made on efforts to upgrade or replace tens of thousands of rupture-prone rail cars used to transport oil and ethanol, despite numerous fiery derailments that prompted …
MONDAY, JULY 4, 2016, 11:17 A.M.
Authorities say five train cars overturned outside of San Antonio, spilling about 1,000 gallons of sodium hydroxide and prompting a temporary evacuation.
SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016, 7:05 P.M.
Union Pacific penalties surpass those of every railroad nationwide for the past two years.
SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2016, 3:41 P.M.
Railroad officials say at least one broken bolt holding the rail in place caused the fiery derailment of a Union Pacific train moving volatile crude oil through the Columbia River …
FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2016, 2:10 P.M.
Sue Lani Madsen says emotions in the wake of a rail accident like that in Mosier, Oregon, can interfere with good decision-making about the movement of cargo.
THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2016, 1:23 P.M.
Leaders of several Northwest tribes are gathering at the site of last week’s fiery train derailment to highlight the risks of moving volatile crude oil along the Columbia River.
THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2016, 10:28 A.M.
Hundreds of things could go wrong with the thousands of locomotives pulling millions of tons of cargo across the country every day. So the Port of Vancouver maintains its 38 …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016, 10:48 A.M.
Crews have removed the last of the crude oil from a train that derailed Friday in the tiny Columbia River Gorge town of Mosier.
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016, 10:44 A.M.
A passenger train slammed at high speed into a slow-moving freight train in eastern Belgium, killing three people and sending 10 others to the hospital, authorities said Monday. The accident …
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016, 10:36 A.M.
Union Pacific has resumed train service through the Oregon city affected by last week’s fiery derailment.
SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016, 5:20 P.M.
Track failure was likely the cause of the oil train derailment in Oregon, an official with Union Pacific Railroad said Sunday.
SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016, 2:22 P.M.
Environmental crews worked Saturday to contain a sheen of oil that appeared in the Columbia River along the Washington-Oregon border after a Union Pacific train derailed and caught fire, but …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016, 2:08 P.M.
A Union Pacific Railroad train carrying automobiles derailed in Nampa on Wednesday.
THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2016, 4:16 P.M.
Amtrak has been ordered to retrain rail workers on basic safety rules days after a train going 106 miles per hour struck and killed two Amtrak employees working on the …
THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2016, 2:52 P.M.
The state Department of Ecology is proposing two new rules regulating the transportation of oil by rail in the state and wants public comment on both proposals.
THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2016, 1:02 P.M.
Amtrak has been ordered to immediately retrain track workers on basic safety rules after a passenger train struck and killed two Amtrak employees near Philadelphia.
SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2016, 1:07 P.M.
An Amtrak train struck a piece of construction equipment just south of Philadelphia on Sunday causing a derailment, killing two Amtrak workers and sending more than 30 passengers to hospitals, …
TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016, 5:56 P.M.
A truck used to deliver feed to a business where cattle are fattened hit a train track and shifted it at least a foot before an Amtrak train derailed in …
MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016, 6:29 A.M.
At least 29 people have been taken to hospitals after an Amtrak passenger train derailed in rural southwest Kansas early Monday, authorities said.
TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2015, 9:29 P.M.
PHILADELPHIA — An Amtrak train headed to New York City derailed and tipped over in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, mangling the front of it, killing at least five people and …
MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014, 7:51 A.M.
CHICAGO — An eight-car Chicago commuter train plowed across a platform and scaled an escalator at an underground station at one of the nation’s busiest airports early Monday, injuring 32 …
SATURDAY, JULY 6, 2013, 2:13 P.M.
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec — Provincial police say one person has died after a train carrying crude oil derailed, triggering several explosions and a huge blaze in a town in eastern Quebec. …