U.S. Rail Traffic Rises Following Holidays

Mass. Man Dies After Being Hit by Train in Va.

Police say a Massachusetts man has died after being hit by a Norfolk Southern train in Virginia.


A CSX train carrying 8,000 tons of coal derailed in Bowie. (credit: Brad Freitas/@NewsChopperBrad)

Va. Official: CSX Inspector Found Track Defect Day Before Lynchburg Train Derailed

A state official says a CSX inspection found a defect in a railroad track the day before an oil train derailed in Lynchburg.


Lynchburg fire

Tankers Catch Fire In Lynchburg, Va., Train Derailment

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.



Liberty (Va.) University Student Killed By Campus Police Officer

Liberty University is operating as normal after officials say a campus police officer shot and killed a student at an off-campus dormitory.