A second passenger train has derailed in the U.S., and investigators are trying to figure out what caused the accident in North Carolina.
RT&S Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson covers the top news stories of the week.
One of Amtrak’s most popular long-distance trains has derailed.
A full 24 hours after a derailment of an Amtrak train that killed three passengers near Joplin, Mont., theories were spreading on the cause of the accident.
A Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) report says vandalism may have caused the derailment of a BNSF train in Custer, Wash., back in December. The FRA, however, has not cleared BNSF of any wrongdoing.
A Canadian Pacific train derailed last Friday.
A CP freight train derailed yesterday in Plymouth, Minn., northwest of Minneapolis.
A BNSF train traveling west on Wednesday derailed near Ludlow, Calif., in the Mojave Desert, not far from Interstate Highway 40.
A Norfolk Southern train derailed on Monday evening in Pennsylvania. Amtrak tweeted that two of it’s trains that run on this line were canceled.
A Goderich-Exter Railway (a short line owned by Genesee & Wyoming) freight train that runs between Goderich and Stratford, Ont. yesterday began rolling backward down a hill toward Goderich Harbor yesterday, collided