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Railroad Regulation Could Derail Freight Economy

When an individual buys a home, they are buying a space that is legally considered “private.” This means that they can control who goes in their house. If someone goes onto their property ...
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Over 30 Injured After Pennsylvania Train Crash

At approximately 12:15 a.m. on Tuesday morning, an inbound Norristown High Speed Line train crashed into an unoccupied train that was sitting parked at the 69th Street Terminal in Upper Darby ...
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Hyperloop Consider 2 Routes in Texas

Billionaire inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk could potentially be building a Hyperloop train between Houston and San Antonio in the next few years. Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla (two companies ...
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Two Railroad Workers Dead in South Dakota Accident

Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Releases Identities The details surrounding the incident itself are unclear and still pending investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), but ...
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1 Killed, Over 100 Injured in Train Crash in Hoboken

During rush hour this morning, a New Jersey Transit train plowed through the bumper stop at a Hoboken station. It didn't stop until it crashed into a covered area between the platform and an ...
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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed: Man Struck by Train

We recently filed a case in LaSalle County, TX against Lonestar Resources, Inc.; Union Pacific Railroad Company; and Union Pacific Corporation for a wrongful death. The decedent tragically lost his ...
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Trains Collide in Northern Texas-Three Crew Missing

In Panhandle, Texas, 350 miles north of Dallas, two trains from the BNSF railway company collided head-on around 8:30 on Tuesday morning. Four people, all employees of BNSF, were involved in the ...
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The 5 Worst Train Accidents in History

Trains have been around for over 200 years, but their immense size and power are still impressive to behold. The average modern passenger train car can weigh up to 80,000 pounds—the weight of a ...
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Majority of Railroads Not Expected to Meet Safety Deadlines

Though railroads were given extensive time to install new safety technology on their freight railroads and passenger trains, the Federal Railroad Administration reported that a majority will fail in ...
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Train Accident in Philadelphia Claims 8 Lives, Cause Uncertain

Shortly before 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12, Amtrak Train 188 derailed in Philadelphia while traveling between Washington and New York, resulting in 8 fatalities and dozens of passengers hospitalized. ...
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Who is Liable for a Car-Train Accident at Railroad Crossing?

According to some estimates, a train is involved in an accident with a person or a vehicle every three hours. While this may be a rough estimate, it does demonstrate that these types of accidents ...
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Freight Train Collision in Arkansas Leaves 2 Dead, 2 Injured

Close to 3:00 a.m. on August 17, two Union Pacific trains collided, causing fatalities and a fire that forced 500 local people out of their homes. The collision occurred in Hoxie, a rural town in ...
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Trains Collide & Derail in Wisconsin, 2 Hospitalized

A southbound Canadian National Railway CO. train collided with several Wisconsin & Southern Railroad cars Sunday evening in a southeastern Wisconsin town. Multiple cars derailed, resulting in two ...
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Tennessee Car-Train Accidents Kills 2, Injures 2 Others

On May 30, a fatal train crash in Harriman left two individuals dead and two seriously injured. Three of the four people involved the crash played basketball at the local Roane State Community ...
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Wrongful Death Suit Filed on Behalf of Film Crew Member Killed in Train Accident

In the latest news about the tragic Georgia railroad accident that led to the death of film crew member Sarah Jones, her parents have filed a wrongful death suit. There has been much confusion and ...
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Train Collision Leads to Dangerous Fire in ND

On December 30, 2013, two trains collided in North Dakota, leading to a huge smoky fire that was reportedly visible from miles away. One train was carrying crude oil and was derailed by a second ...
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24 Injured, 1 Killed in West Virginia Train & Truck Collision

Just this past Friday in West Virginia, 24 victims were injured and one killed as a result of a terrifying train accident. According to recent news reports, the train was taking the passengers on a ...
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Train Crash Investigators Probe Evidence from Blue Line Incident

This week in Chicago, the Blue Line Metro had a devastating crash that occurred after two CTA trains collided into one another on Monday. The accident took place during the chaos of the morning rush ...
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Lawsuit Filed over Deadly Canadian Train Derailment

After a deadly train derailment in Canada, the brother of a man killed in the incident filed a wrongful death suit on July 26 against the rail and fuel companies involved in the crash. On July 6, an ...
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Amtrak Employees Sue after Being Involved in Fatal Crash

Two Amtrak employees that were injured in a deadly 2011 train crash have sued the railroad, saying it promised but failed to pay their medical expenses. The victims each separately sued Amtrak, Union ...
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CSX Tries to Shift Blame for Explosive Train Derailment

On May 28, a CSX train derailed in Baltimore, causing a massive explosion, when the train hit a garbage truck at a crossing. After the accident, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said ...
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Connecticut Rail Crash May Have Been Preventable

According to a statement made by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on June 5, a track inspection just two days before the May 17 Connecticut train derailment found several problems with ...
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Train Derails and Explodes Near Baltimore

A freight train hauling chemicals hit a garbage truck and derailed just outside Baltimore on May 28, triggering a tremendous explosion that damaged buildings, shook homes and spewed black smoke that ...
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Injured Railroad Employees Ready to Sue over Derailment Related Injuries

The conductors and engineers that were injured in the May 17 Metro-North derailment are now preparing to sue the railroad, alleging that faulty track repair and the supposedly state-of-the-art $2 ...
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Settlement Finally Reached in Nebraska Train Derailment Suit

More than five years after a train derailment mangled a conductor's arm, ADM and BNSF Railways have settled a lawsuit which alleged that ADM was responsible for the accident and subsequent ...
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