A day after federal officials released investigative documents about a fatal Maryland train derailment, the parents of two 19-year-old women who were killed in the incident criticized CSX Corporation and federal transportation officials and said they are considering a lawsuit against the railroad.
Speed restrictions have been issued for MARC’s Camden and Brunswick Lines because of the sweltering heat.
A CSX train carrying a large amount of coal derailed overnight Thursday in Bowie.
Multiple CSX train cars carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire Wednesday along the James River, with three tankers ending up in the water and leaking some of their contents, becoming the most recent crash involving oil trains that has safety experts pushing for better oversight.
The National Transportation Safety Board says high speed was the probable cause of a shipping accident that did more than $2 million worth of damage to a CSX Corp. coal pier in Baltimore Harbor.
Frederick County police say a man is facing charges after he tried to drive his truck around railroad crossing gates and was struck by a MARC train.
Officials are warning commuters who use MARC’s Camden line to expect delays after a freight train derailment over the weekend.
A trash truck driver caused the explosive derailment of a CSX freight train near Baltimore last month by failing to stop at a railroad crossing, the company contends in a federal lawsuit.
Federal investigators have finished work at the railroad crossing of last month’s train derailment and are still trying to arrange an interview with the driver whose truck was hit by the CSX train.
CSX says rail lines where a freight train and trash truck collided have reopened.