Topic : train derailment

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Engineer in deadly Amtrak crash had no experience on new locomotive

Security and Safety | July 11, 2018

The Dec.18, 2017 derailment of Amtrak train #501 killed three people and injured 62.

Two train enthusiasts killed in Wash. Amtrak crash

Rail| December 20, 2017

Jim Hamre and Zack Willhoite both worked in the transportation industry.

Rail| June 29, 2017

New York subway derailment caused by human error, not track defect

The derailment tossed people to the floor and forced hundreds of passengers to evacuate through darkened tunnels.

Rail| January 4, 2017

More than 100 injured in LIRR derailment in Brooklyn, N.Y.

The LIRR is the busiest commuter railroad in North America, carrying an average of 301,000 customers each weekday.

Security and Safety | October 27, 2016

Amtrak to pay $265M for Philadelphia crash that killed 8

The settlement allows victims to have their awards in hand by June instead of waiting years for a lawsuit to play out, their lawyers said Thursday.

Rail| September 28, 2016

Metra seeks $20M grant for PTC installation

With the grant funding, Metra plans to help fund installation of PTC on its Milwaukee West Line to Elgin and North line to Fox Lake.

Rail| August 11, 2016

Settlements in Amtrak Philadelphia crash include confidentiality

The railroad reached the first settlements last week, quietly resolving cases brought by two women who suffered head and other injuries in the May 2015 crash, with dozens of other lawsuits are still pending.

Rail| July 12, 2016

Train crash in southern Italy kills 20

The two trains were on a single-track line at the time of the crash, between the coastal towns of Bari and Barletta.

Security and Safety | October 7, 2015

Rock fences that may prevent derailment not used in Vermont

The fences are installed in known rock-slide areas and are designed to send signals if they are hit with debris, Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman said.

Rail| August 14, 2015

D.C. Metro board 'outraged' track defect detected early, not fixed

The flaw’s detection should have triggered the immediate shutdown of the section of rail involved, but the agency continued to run trains through it until the derailment. Metro’s interim GM, Jack Requa, said the agency’s inability to address the matter is unacceptable.

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