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BNSF Employee Injured When Metra Train Derails In Rail Yard

CHICAGO (CBS) — A railroad employee was injured when a Metra train derailed Monday morning in a downtown rail yard.

The train was not moving when it derailed in the yard near Canal and Roosevelt about 9:30 a.m., according to a Metra spokeswoman. 70 more words


6 Cars Of A Freight Train Derail In Somerset County

CONFLUENCE, Pa. (AP) – Six cars of a freight train derailed this morning in Somerset County.

It happened early Wednesday in Lower Turkeyfoot Township at a crossing along Hogback Road. 96 more words


Rail safety is still an issue | Opinion |

In the absence of comprehensive federal legislation regarding oil trains, it’s been left up to the states to pass laws to protect their residents. The result has been a patchwork of regulations, the strength and scope of which have depended on each state’s willingness and ability to tackle the issue. 52 more words

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6 cars leave tracks as train derails in southern Alberta

Emergency crews were called to the scene of a train derailment near Lundbreck Falls, Alta. on Friday afternoon, which saw six railcars come off the tracks. 71 more words


Normal service with delays expected after train derailment

NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey Transit says trains are operating on a regular schedule but with 15-minute delays after an earlier train derailment at Penn Station. 114 more words


NJ Transit train derails at Penn Station; service suspended

NEW YORK (WABC) — A New Jersey Transit train derailed at Penn Station on Thursday night.

The FDNY responded to one train car that derailed at 31st Street and 7th Avenue around 8:55 p.m. 106 more words


Lac-Mégantic marks 4th anniversary of rail tragedy

Residents in the Quebec town of Lac-Mégantic will mark the fourth anniversary today of the train derailment that killed 47 people and destroyed much of the downtown core. 368 more words