Rail accidents

January 30, 2019 - 3:53 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A railroad owner has settled a civil lawsuit by the family of a film worker killed in a 2014 train collision on its tracks in Georgia, ending the company's appeal of a $3.9 million jury verdict in the case. Court records show CSX Transportation finalized the confidential...
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FILE- In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a Norfolk Southern freight train rolls through downtown Pittsburgh. Norfolk Southern Corp. reports financial results Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
January 24, 2019 - 3:21 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy appears strong to the major freight railroads that haul the products and raw materials companies rely on, but the lingering trade disputes could derail business if they continue. Union Pacific and CSX railroads both sounded optimistic about the economy when they...
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FILE- In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a Norfolk Southern freight train rolls through downtown Pittsburgh. Norfolk Southern Corp. reports financial results Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
January 24, 2019 - 2:39 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy appears strong to the major freight railroads that haul the products and raw materials companies rely on, but the lingering trade disputes could derail business if they continue. Union Pacific and CSX railroads both sounded optimistic about the economy when they...
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January 12, 2019 - 2:39 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish media says two people were injured after a train hit a construction vehicle on an Istanbul suburban route. The official Anadolu news agency said the crash on Saturday happened on a test run on the route near Istanbul's international airport. The train crashed into a vehicle...
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January 10, 2019 - 9:34 am
HOOSICK, N.Y. (AP) — Emergency crews are working to clean up the scene of a freight train derailment near the border of New York state and Vermont. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office says three propane tankers derailed and rolled over in Hoosick Wednesday night. Officials say no injuries or leaks in the...
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January 10, 2019 - 9:29 am
HOOSICK, N.Y. (AP) — Emergency crews are working to clean up the scene of a freight train derailment near the border of New York state and Vermont. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office says three propane tankers derailed and rolled over in Hoosick Wednesday night. Officials say no injuries or leaks in the...
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January 09, 2019 - 9:48 pm
HOOSICK, N.Y. (AP) — Several freight train cars have derailed in upstate New York. It happened around 7 p.m. Wednesday outside of Hoosick Falls, about 26 miles northeast of Albany. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said there were no reports of injuries or leaks. He said three propane tankers derailed and rolled...
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Train carriages are damaged after a train collision at the Mountainview station in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Authorities say that the accident in the capital has killed three people and injured more than 200. (AP Photo)
January 08, 2019 - 9:35 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Authorities in South Africa say a train collision in the capital has killed three people and injured more than 200. Netcare911, an emergency responders' group, says many injuries are "minor to moderate" but that one person in critical condition was airlifted to a hospital after...
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The train involved in the Wednesday morning accident is covered in Nyborg, Denmark, Thursday Jan. 3, 2019. Two more bodies have been found in the wreckage of a train crash on a Danish bridge, raising the death toll to eight in Denmark's deadliest train accident in 30 years, police said Thursday. (Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
January 08, 2019 - 8:09 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark has banned truck trailers on trains following last week's deadly accident which saw a high-speed passenger train strike cargo that had fallen off a freight train coming from the opposite direction. The country's transport authority also said it is imposing...
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January 08, 2019 - 4:55 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Authorities in South Africa say a train collision in the capital has killed three people and injured more than 200. Netcare911, an emergency responders' group, says many injuries are "minor to moderate" but that one person in critical condition was airlifted to a hospital after...
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