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Engineer Sues Metro-North Over 2013 Derailment

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — An engineer who was injured in the May 2013 derailment of a commuter train in Bridgeport has sued Metro-North Railroad. It’s the latest of more than 25 lawsuits filed in the derailment. 315 more words


Two CN trains derail in Alberta in one day; cars carrying peas and coal

EDMONTON – Two Canadian National Railway freight trains have derailed in Alberta within 24 hours of each other.

CN says about 15 cars left the tracks Friday afternoon near Wildwood, west of Edmonton. 46 more words


Composer John Beckwith: Transforming History into Music

Volunteer reporter Kathryn Stevenson interviewed composer and educator John Beckwith, who was recently awarded an honorary degree from Mount Allison University. Beckwith’s work, primarily chamber compositions, focuses on making Canadian history live through music. 76 more words

Train Derailment Stalls Early Morning Traffic In Clinton Township

CLINTON TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – Canadian National Railroad officials say they plan to have the derailed train back on track Sunday afternoon.

Patrick Waldron, a company spokesman, says a train car carrying autos lost a pair of wheels around 3 a.m. 32 more words


CP freight train cars derail in Wetaskiwin

EDMONTON – Four cars on a Canadian Pacific freight train derailed around 5 a.m. Thursday in Wetaskiwin, however the company says all four cars stayed upright. 107 more words


15 grain cars derail on CN freight train in northern Alberta

HONDO, Alta. – Investigators are trying to figure out the cause of a CN freight train derailment in northern Alberta.

CN spokeswoman Lindsay Fedchyshyn says 15 grain cars went off the track near Hondo, approximately 180 kilometres northwest of Edmonton, early Sunday. 56 more words


CN freight train derails northwest of Edmonton

EDMONTON – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating after a CN freight train derailed northwest of Edmonton Sunday.

Lindsay Fedchyshyn, a communications officer with CN, says 15 grain cars came off the tracks near Hondo, Alberta. 54 more words