train crash

More than 100 people were injured in the crash.
There could be many causes of the tragic NJ Transit train crash yesterday. But assuming it wasn't willful intent, we know that a contributing factor was a lack of investment in new technology.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) ― More than 300 people were injured in a commuter train collision in South Africa, an emergency services
WASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters) - An FBI examination of the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia last week killing eight
WASHINGTON -- A key safety system is not in service on 176 miles of rail between Washington, D.C., and New York, Amtrak reported
But Gregg didn't think twice about boarding on Wednesday. “I don’t think there is much to make of it," he says. As we rode
For more on the train derailment, go here. "For my entire career, I've made the trip from Wilmington to Washington and back
The FRA, responsible for administering federal grants to Amtrak, said there were 1,755 train accidents in 2014, 42 percent
Collisions at grade crossings in the United States have declined by more than 40 percent to 2,091 in 2013, from 3,502 at
Congress passed a 2008 law that requires all railroads to install positive train control by the end of 2015, but it's clear
A total of 14 people were on the bus, according to the newspaper. Troy Hischer of the North Dakota Highway Patrol told the
The woman and at least two others were in a vehicle stopped behind the truck when the crossing guard came down. As soon as
Indiana Railroad released a statement reporting that 908 people were killed in the United States by trespassing on railroads
Typically, states have a limited role in regulating railroads. Federal laws supersede state laws, although states can impose