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Edmonton training exercise held involving flammable liquids in mock train derailment

EDMONTON – A training exercise was conducted in Edmonton Thursday on how to best respond to an emergency situation involving rail cars carrying flammable substances. 450 more words


Nobody Injured After Train Derails Near Timnath

TIMNATH, Colo. (CBS4) – A train carrying sand derailed near Timnath Sunday morning.

According to Poudre Fire Authority, nobody was injured when the train derailed sometime before noon. 79 more words


Man seriously injured as 3 haulers, train collide near Alberta, Saskatchewan border

EDMONTON – A highway in eastern Alberta reopened Saturday evening after being blocked Friday by a serious crash involving a train and several fluid hauler trucks. 298 more words


Where Rail Safety Stands 1 Year After Deadly Amtrak Derailment

By Chelsea Lacey-Mabe and Ray Boyd

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Amtrak 188 derailment in Frankford that killed eight people and injured more than 200 others. 625 more words


Photos: Deadly Amtrak Train Crash -- One Year Later

An Amtrak train headed to New York City derailed in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015, killing eight and injuring more than 200.

Photos: http://interactives.wavy.com/photomojo/gallery/19495/1


CP train derails east of Saskatoon

A Canadian Pacific Railway train derailed east of Saskatoon Wednesday afternoon. It happened around 3:45 p.m. CT near Clavet.

Initial reports indicated that 11 cars derailed, but CP officials later confirmed the total at 17. 77 more words


UTA: Operator, excessive speed to blame for Sunday's TRAX derailment

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Transit Authority said Wednesday that a TRAX train derailment Sunday was caused by operator error and excessive speed.

Dave Goeres, UTA Chief Safety and Security Officer, stated that the male driver of the train left Central Pointe Station near 2100 South and 200 West around 3:30 p.m. 240 more words