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Gallery: Train goes off the rails in St. Norbert

CN says no one was injured and no hazardous material spilled after seven of its train cars derailed in St. Norbert Sunday afternoon.

The train was headed from Winnipeg to the US when the derailment happened shortly before 1 p.m. 65 more words


disaster waiting to happen

Last Saturday it happened; three train cars derailed. Luckily, they were filled with scrap metal and not crude oil or propane. Ever since Lac-Megantic, I’ve been scared of these black tanker cars named DOT111.


Train Derailment Near Monroe County

UPPER MOUNT BETHEL TOWNSHIP — A train is off the tracks in Northampton County and crews are working on how to clean up the wreck. 379 more words


Conductor in Metro North Crash May Have Suffered From Severe Sleep Apnea

The derailment occurred on Dec.1, 2013 when the conductor reportedly nodded off at a sharp turn near the Spuyten Duyvil train station, leaving four dead and 70 injured. 106 more words

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Train Derailment In Port Richmond Under Investigation

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A minor train derailment caused a major traffic nightmare on a heavily traveled road in a Philadelphia neighborhood early Wednesday morning.

Edward Lawlor says, “The traffic was unheard of. 167 more words


Train operator asleep before Chicago crash

CHICAGO (AP) — The operator of a Chicago commuter train that crashed at O’Hare International Airport admitted she “dozed off” before the accident, waking only when the train jumped off the tracks and climbed an escalator, a federal official said Wednesday. 238 more words


Surveillance video shows Chicago train smashing into station

Derailment video posted online

AP Photo

CHICAGO — New surveillance video appears to show the moment of impact when a Chicago Transit Authority train careened past the end of the track and up onto an escalator at O’Hare International Airport. 164 more words