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  • Train collides with trailer in Rosedale, no injuries reported

    Train collides with trailer in Rosedale, no injuries reported
    A train collided with a vehicle in Rosedale Monday morning, Baltimore County fire officials said, less than two miles from the site of a significant derailment and explosion in 2013 along the same rail line. The crash was reported around 8:35 a.m. on...
  • Residents sounding off over loud new train horns

    Residents sounding off over loud new train horns
    Think those train horns have gotten louder recently? It's not your imagination if you live along the coastal tracks that parallel U.S. 1 from Miami to Jacksonville. The Florida East Coast Railway has fielded up to 20 complaints a week about louder train...
  • Elwood police chief opposes reopening rail crossing

    Elwood's police chief is questioning the motive of state transportation officials in requesting a new hearing on the closing of a dangerous railroad crossing. Officials from the Illinois Department of Transportation and CenterPoint Properties want the...
  • Md. lawmakers call for crude oil risk assessment, more railroad transparency

    Md. lawmakers call for crude oil risk assessment, more railroad transparency
    State lawmakers concerned about increasingly common rail shipments of crude oil through Maryland are calling for the state to conduct a full assessment of the risks and for railroads to be more transparent about their operations. Both CSX Transportation...
  • Fire smolders a 3rd day from W.Va. oil train derailment

    Fire smolders a 3rd day from W.Va. oil train derailment
    A fire sparked by a train derailment in southern West Virginia smoldered for a third day Wednesday, keeping federal and state investigators at bay and leading residents near the site worrying about the long-term water quality of a nearby river. The...
  • Additional Amtrak trains planned for Glenview

    Rail transportation plans could add seven to 10 daily Amtrak Hiawatha trains coming through Glenview. Adding the train runs would impact the downtown Metra tracks east of Harlem Avenue and the Union Pacific line that crosses Lake Avenue and Shermer and...
  • Oil train heading to Yorktown derails in West Virginia, 2 towns evacuated

    WASHINGTON — A train carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire Monday in West Virginia, less than two weeks after the U.S. Department of Transportation sent a package of new rail safety regulations to the White House for review. The CSX train was...
  • Spending on rail crossing safety upgrades varies widely across Southland

    Spending on rail crossing safety upgrades varies widely across Southland
    When a Metrolink train slammed into an SUV on railroad tracks in Glendale a decade ago, the horrific chain reaction wreck prompted a major campaign to improve the safety and security of Southern California grade crossings. Last week's crash involving...
  • Scores demand that Elgin-Huntley-Rockford Amtrak plan be put back on the rails

    The planned train even has a name — the Black Hawk. But will the long-debated Amtrak service from Chicago through Elgin, Huntley and Belvidere into Rockford and eventually Dubuque ever become reality? When new Gov. Bruce Rauner presented his cost-...
  • Geneva murder trial set to begin Monday

    Geneva murder trial set to begin Monday
    Eight months after a train conductor spotted Kathleen King's body on railroad tracks in Geneva, Shadwick King will go on trial in her death. King, 47, appeared in Kane County court Thursday afternoon as prosecutors and King's attorney sorted out final...
  • Allman bio film assistant gets own trial in deadly Georgia train crash

    JESUP, Ga. — An assistant director on an ill-fated Gregg Allman biographical movie will stand trial separately from three of her bosses charged in a deadly train crash in southeast Georgia, prosecutors told a judge Thursday. "Midnight Rider"...