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By Associated Press
An Amtrak train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago derailed in Missouri after colliding with a dump truck. Spokeswoman Kimberly Woods says initial reports are that some people were injured when the Southwest Chief struck the dump truck near Mendon.
Authorities say a train engineer intentionally drove a speeding locomotive off a track at the Port of Los Angeles because he was suspicious about the presence of a Navy hospital ship docked there amid the coronavirus crisis.
At least 22 people were killed and 171 others injured on Sunday when one of Taiwan's newer, faster trains derailed on a curve along a popular weekend route.
By Ralph Jennings, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, at least six people were killed and a dozen injured in a train derailment near the town of Dupont, Washington. Also, Atlanta's airport, the world's busiest, worked to get back up to speed after a…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, Russia extended the “humanitarian pause” in Aleppo for a third day, after the United Nations said that planned evacuations of the rebel-held Syrian city had not actually begun. The UN blamed a lack of security…
By News Desk, Emily Carpeaux
The train derailed near the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station, causing several overturned cars and a hazardous leak.
In our news wrap Monday, Turkey blamed Kurdish separatists for a car bombing in Ankara Sunday that killed at least 37; the Turkish military arrested 11 people and carried out airstrikes in retaliation. Also, an Amtrak train derailed early Monday…
More than a million barrels of oil travel the country by rail each day. In response to deadly derailments, the Obama administration proposed tougher safety rules for trains carrying oil, sometimes called “pipelines on wheels.” Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx…
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