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A train derailed north of Chewelah near Duncan Road late Thursday night and officials believe the short line Kettle Falls International Railway will be closed at least through Monday.
When a freight train derailed in the Montana town of Culbertson, spilling 27,000 gallons of crude oil, investigators blamed the 2015 accident on defective or missing fasteners used to hold the tracks in place.
Amtrak service between Seattle and Portland was suspended due to a landslide near Vancouver, Washington.
A House bill aimed at increasing the safety around oil transportation on land and water has cleared a key committee. The House Finance Committee on amended and passed House Bill 1611. It awaits a vote by the full House.
Amazon announced Monday that it will develop the TV series, with Jenkins writing and directing the adaptation of the 2016 National Book Award winner. Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad” is a part-historic, part-surrealistic novel about a slave who escapes on an actual railroad.
Spokane – and the rest of the U.S. – was bracing for a massive railroad strike called for 4 p.m. the next day. Four unions, representing engineers, firemen, conductors and yard men, had called for the strike. They were asking for an eight-hour day and overtime pay.
CHURCH CREEK, Md. – A new visitors center on the Eastern Shore explores the history of one of Maryland’s most famous figures, the Underground Railroad conductor, abolitionist and Civil War spy Harriet Tubman.
Officials planned to close part of Interstate 5 near Joint Base Lewis-McChord early Thursday for removal of what appeared to be a buried land mine.
In 1990, the Spokane Arts Commission and Central Business Association teamed up to cover the walls of the downtown railroad viaduct with murals – instead of graffiti.
According to Ryan Collingwood/Coeur d'Alene Press, the deadly crossing that claimed a 15YO Post Falls High girl Tuesday morning has been the scene of five other accidents dating back to 1986.
A Union Pacific employee from Spokane Valley was struck and killed by a train early Tuesday while working in a rail yard in Wallula, Washington.
Three groups are seeking to oppose Union Pacific Railroad’s lawsuit involving a proposed rail expansion along the Columbia River Gorge where a crude oil train derailed last June.
A century ago, three trainmen died instantly in a fiery collision 2 miles east of Marshall, between Spokane and Cheney.
Two BNSF Railway employees have been struck and killed by a train near Edgemont in southwestern South Dakota.
The Washington Supreme Court has thrown a major wrench in plans for a big oil terminal in Grays Harbor, saying the project must be reviewed under a 1989 law passed following the Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska.
City or state officials could require slower rail speeds through downtown Spokane under a bill introduced Wednesday.
Union Pacific plans to use rail cars, not dump trucks, to haul away 18,700 cubic yards of contaminated soil as part of its long-awaited cleanup of its old railroad yard in Ashland.
Federal railroad authorities reached an agreement with Union Pacific Railroad requiring improvements to the railroad’s inspection and safety procedures. The resolution between the two entities came about Dec. 23.
Fourteen years after being told to vacate the Spokane Fair and Expo Center, an Inland Northwest railway preservation group has opened a captivating new museum a couple miles west of Reardan.
Six months after a train hauling Bakken crude oil derailed along the Columbia River Gorge, Washington, Oregon and other officials are still tabulating a bill to send to Union Pacific Railroad.