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Norfolk Southern train hits garbage truck in Salem

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SALEM, Va. (WSLS/WAVY) – A Norfolk Southern train was involved in an accident with a garbage truck in Salem, Virginia Tuesday. 134 more words


A Pittsburgh Saturday

The day after the April meeting of the Akron Railroad Club I ventured to Pittsburgh with my friend Adam Barr. Neither of us had been there in a while so we were overdue to make a trip. 174 more words

Railfanning News And Features

Watco to Acquire W.Va. Secondary From NS

Watco will acquire more than 300 miles of the West Virginia Secondary from Norfolk Southern and expects to begin operating it by late July.

The short line operator said it will hire 29 employees, including 25 positions in train service, mechanical, and track. 274 more words

Railroad News

NS To Take Delivery of Tier 4 Locomotives

General Electric Transportation expects to deliver Tier-4 compliant locomotives to Norfolk Southern this spring, making it the fifth Class I railroad to receive ET44ACs.

The units are being built  in Fort Worth, Texas, and are part of a 47-unit order. 128 more words

Railroad News

Indiana, Pennsylvania Short Line Honored

Short line railroads in Indiana and Pennsylvania were recently honored by the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association for their efforts to design and enact innovative and successful marketing initiatives. 357 more words

Railroad News

Train collides with SUV in downtown Suffolk

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A train collided with a Mercedes-Benz SUV in downtown Suffolk early Thursday morning.

Suffolk Police say that around 1 a.m., a Norfolk Southern train struck a Mercedes-Benz ML320 on the tracks near Railroad Avenue and North Capital Street. 167 more words

Local News

Train kills teen wearing earphones while walking Ashtabula tracks

ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) – Authorities say a freight train fatally struck a 14-year-old boy who was wearing earphones while walking along railroad tracks in far northeastern Ohio. 108 more words