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  • Freight train carrying crude oil derails near Illinois city

    A freight train loaded with crude oil derailed in northern Illinois on Thursday, bursting into flames and prompting officials to suggest that everyone with 1 mile evacuate, authorities said.
  • Train carrying Bakken crude derails, burns in Illinois

    A freight train loaded with crude oil derailed in northern Illinois, bursting into flames and prompting officials to suggest that everyone with 1 mile evacuate, authorities said. The BNSF Railway train derailed Thursday afternoon in a rural area where...

    York County left to spend $1.27 million on pipes under CSX railroad

    The mile-long train carrying North Dakota crude oil to Yorktown that derailed, burst into flames and shut down two water treatment plants in West Virginia has York County officials trying to prevent a local worst-case scenario — a train derailment...

    Noise-mitigating improvements near railroad can be refunded up to $9,500

    Noise-mitigating improvements near railroad can be refunded up to $9,500
    Residents living near the Canadian National Railroad may now have more of the money they spent on noise-mitigating home improvements reimbursed by the village. At a March 2 board meeting, village officials approved a resolution to reimburse residents...

    Crashes at railroad crossings prompt new safety effort

    WASHINGTON Recent deadly railroad-crossing crashes have sparked interest among lawmakers and regulators in improving safety conditions where highways and rail lines intersect. Since the beginning of February, seven people have died and scores more have...