Rail accidents

January 31, 2018 - 12:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Virginia on Wednesday, lawmakers said. No lawmakers were believed injured in the accident. "We're fine, but our train hit a garbage truck...
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January 31, 2018 - 11:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers and aides say a train carrying them to a policy retreat in West Virginia has struck a truck. Oklahoma GOP Rep. Tom Cole says a person on the truck may have been injured. Emergency workers were on the scene. Cole says he's not aware of any injuries on the train...
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President Donald Trump signs a hat after finishing the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in Washington. (Win McNamee/Pool via AP)
January 30, 2018 - 11:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech (all times local): 11:15 p.m. President Donald Trump's first State of the Union is the most-tweeted joint address to Congress ever, according to Twitter. The social network says 4.5 million tweets were sent around...
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President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 30, 2018 - 10:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech (all times local): 10:35 p.m. President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address clocked in at one hour and 20 minutes. According to the American Presidency Project, that makes Trump's speech one of the...
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Firefighters help a woman out of the wagon of a derailed train at the station of Pioltello Limito, on the outskirts of Milan, Italy, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. Carabinieri say a commuter train carrying hundreds of people has derailed in northern Italy, killing at least two people and seriously injuring at least 10. (Flavio Lo Scalzo/ANSA via AP)
January 25, 2018 - 5:00 am
MILAN (AP) — A commuter train derailed Thursday in northern Italy, killing at least three people, seriously injuring 10 and trapping others heading into Milan at the start of the work day, officials said. The Trenord train derailed at a switch track near the Pioltello Limito station on the...
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An injured passenger is assisted after a train derailed at the station of Pioltello Limito, on the outskirts of Milan, Italy, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. Carabinieri say a commuter train carrying hundreds of people has derailed in northern Italy, killing at least two people and seriously injuring at least 10. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
January 25, 2018 - 3:23 am
MILAN (AP) — A commuter train derailed Thursday in northern Italy, killing at least two people, seriously injuring 10 and trapping others heading into the city of Milan at the start of the work day, carabinieri police said. The Trenord derailed at the Pioltello Limito station on the outskirts of...
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A freight train smashed into a charter bus in Biloxi, Mississippi, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, pushing the bus 300 feet down the tracks authorities said. Authorities worked for more than an hour to remove passengers, Biloxi Fire Chief Joe Boney said, taking the injured people to area hospitals and cutting through the bus’s mangled body to extract the final two people. (AP Photo/Kevin McGill)
March 07, 2017 - 8:44 pm
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A freight train smashed into a charter bus in a coastal Mississippi city on Tuesday, pushing the bus 300 feet down the tracks and leaving at least four people dead, authorities said. Rescuers spent more than an hour removing passengers, cutting through the bus's heavily damaged...
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In this image from video provided by WPVI, officials investigate an accident involving out-of-service commuter trains in Upper Darby, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority said the Market-Frankford Line trains were traveling near the 69th Street Transportation Center when the accident occurred. (WPVI via AP)
February 21, 2017 - 12:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials are investigating an accident involving three out-of-service commuter trains in suburban Philadelphia that injured four people, including a train operator hospitalized in critical condition. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority says the Market-...
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