Last week, RT&S reported on a WMATA derailment on the Blue Line. The suspected cause of the derailment is a failure of wheel assembly alignment.
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
NTSB tells the railroads they must use the new worker protection system in PTC.
The NTSB has released a preliminary document regarding the UP derailment and fire in Tempe, Ariz.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently announced that a loose, improperly fastened rail joint was the cause of a Union Pacific derailment that killed one employee. The accident occurred on September
The Amtrak Cascades passenger train, #501, that derailed near Dupont, Washington on December 18, 2017, was operated by engineer Steven Brown. Brown filed a lawsuit against Amtrak this week, citing physical and emotional
On Monday, September 30, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued its final report on the head-on collision of an Amtrak passenger train with a stopped CSX freight train in Cayce, S.C.
KUOW radio, a National Public Radio affiliate in Washington state, is reporting that Amtrak has accepted liability for the accident on December 18, 2017, involving Amtrak train 501, the inaugural run of the Seattle
National Transportation Safety Board Member Jennifer Homendy will join Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal and rail safety advocates at a press conference scheduled for today at 11 a.m., calling for the full implementation
The horror of grade crossing accidents has been with us since the first railroad turned a wheel. Even before automobiles, farmers and others carrying heavy wagon loads in horse-drawn trailers perished at
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined a failure “to mitigate known safety hazards” by the city of Biloxi, Miss., and CSX is the probable cause of a fatal motorcoach versus