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Freight Train Derailment

After Derailment, Railroad Official Defends Phila. Bridge MaintenanceCSX officials today told a City Council committee that despite a January freight train derailment on a bridge over the Schuylkill River, the aging bridge itself is safe.
Train Derailment Temporarily Shuts Down Stretch Of Schuylkill Expressway Seven cars on a CSX freight train from Chicago to Philadelphia derailed early Monday morning in the area of the South Street Bridge, prompting a shutdown of a stretch of the Schuylkill Expressway.
Officials Investigate Freight Train Derailment In DelawareOfficials in Delaware are investigating what caused a freight train carrying stones to derail in Sussex County Sunday morning.
Freight Train Crew Describes Leadup and Sudden Derailment in Paulsboro, NJConrail employees told the NTSB they did everything by the book that day. A vinyl chloride leak forced evacuation of half the town.
Final Car Removed After Train Derailment In Paulsboro Officials announced Sunday that the final car containing vinyl chloride has been successfully removed from scene of a train derailment in Paulsboro, New Jersey.
Significant Progress Being Made In Freight Train Derailment CleanupTwo weeks after the Conrail freight train accident and chemical spill in Paulsboro the Coast Guard reports significant progress in cleaning things up.
NTSB Finishes On-Site Investigation In Paulsboro, New Jersey Federal investigators have completed the on-site portion of their inquiry into a New Jersey train derailment that released a hazardous chemical, forcing evacuations that remain in place.
Paulsboro Evacuations Extended After Train Derailment; School District Closed MondayMore than 100 southern New Jersey residents will be kept out of their homes for several more days as crews work to clear a hazardous gas that spewed from a ruptured freight train car.
Signal Problems Preceded Gloucester County Train DerailmentA signal may have malfunctioned on a southern New Jersey bridge where a train derailed, causing a hazardous chemical to spew into the air and leading to health problems, an evacuation, tricky cleanup decisions and broader questions about the condition of railway infrastructure.
NTSB Launches Investigation Into Freight Train DerailmentThe National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into a bridge collapse that caused a huge freight train to derail Friday morning.
Investigation Underway In Freight Train DerailmentThe investigation is underway into a freight train derailment and chemical leak Friday in Paulsboro that sent dozens to the hospital.
Critics: Rail Bridge Inspections Hidden From View A division of the Department of Transportation, the Federal Railroad Administration, usually just oversees how companies do rail bridge inspections.
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