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Train Derailment

Train derailment in Port Richmond April 9, 2014. (credit: Andy Zaremba)

Train Derailment In Port Richmond Under Investigation

A minor train derailment caused a major traffic nightmare on a heavily traveled road in a Philadelphia neighborhood early Wednesday morning.

04/09/2014

(The CSX 25th Street Bridge, following a freight train derailment on January 20th.  File photo by Hadas Kuznits/ KYW)

City Councilman Calls For Hearings Following Grays Ferry Train Derailment

KYW’s Hadas Kuznits was on a bridge tour hosted by the councilman pointing out the bridge problems in the city’s Grays Ferry/Point Breeze neighborhoods.

01/23/2014

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Minor Train Derailment In Coatesville

Investigators are probing what caused a train derailment in Chester County Wednesday morning.

12/18/2013

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Warminster Man Cited For Crash That Caused Illinois Train Derailment

A Pennsylvania truck driver is being cited for a suburban Chicago crash that caused a commuter train derailment.

10/24/2013

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Train Derails In Gibbstown, NJ; No Reports Of Any Injuries

Officials in New Jersey say an empty train has derailed in Paulsboro, NJ.

09/16/2013

Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

First Responders File Lawsuit In Paulsboro Train Derailment

Fifteen first responders have filed a lawsuit claiming Conrail was negligent in the aftermath of a train derailment and chemical spill in southern New Jersey last year.

08/07/2013

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Officials Investigate Freight Train Derailment In Delaware

Officials in Delaware are investigating what caused a freight train carrying stones to derail in Sussex County Sunday morning.

07/14/2013

(Conrail train engineer Mark Mather describes the moment when he realized that cars of his freight train were falling off the bridge into the Mantua Creek and spilling chemicals.  Image from NTSB feed)

Freight Train Crew Describes Leadup and Sudden Derailment in Paulsboro, NJ

Conrail employees told the NTSB they did everything by the book that day. A vinyl chloride leak forced evacuation of half the town.

07/09/2013

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CSX Train Derails In South Philadelphia Navy Yard

Officials say six cars of a CSX train carrying an industrial chemical derailed in south Philadelphia, but no injuries were reported.

03/24/2013

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Paulsboro Derailment Settlement Would Limit Future Lawsuits By Affected Children

A railroad is offering parents in southern New Jersey a settlement stemming from a derailment that would make it difficult for their children to sue if they get sick in the future.

03/12/2013

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a freight train that derailed in Paulsboro, New Jersey, and resulted in a chemical spill Friday, Nov. 30. (see full story) (Credit: CBS 3)

Paulsboro Community Still Feeling Negative Effects After Train Derailment

Students leave Paulsboro high school after a full day of classes. Traffic in town seems to be at its normal pace. But almost five weeks after the train derailment and vinyl chloride leak that kept people in their homes or forced evacuations, many are trying to recoup what they say the derailment cost them.

01/03/2013

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Paulsboro Residents Demand Answers From Conrail, Health Experts

For the first time, we heard the frantic calls for help after the toxic train derailment in Paulsboro, Gloucester County.

12/12/2012

file photo of Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

Unified Command Announces Start Of Rail Car Removal In Paulsboro

Operations to remove the breached rail car from Mantua Creek have begun, the Unified Command announced Tuesday.

12/11/2012

Paulsboro Jr.-Sr. High School (credit: CBS)

First Time Since Train Derailment, Paulsboro Students Head Back To School

Students headed back to class in Paulsboro public schools this morning, for the first time since a train derailment and chemical spill 11 days ago.

12/11/2012

Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

Paulsboro Evacuations In Place Until At Least Sunday

The Coast Guard has made significant progress in dealing with last week’s Conrail derailment and chemical spill, but not enough to sound the all clear. And no one’s quite sure when that’ll happen.

12/07/2012

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