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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.

06/04/2014

A CSX train carrying thousands of tons of coal derailed in Bowie. (credit: Bowie Volunteer Fire Dept.)

CSX Train Carrying 8,000 Tons Of Coal Derails In Bowie

A CSX train carrying a large amount of coal derailed overnight Thursday in Bowie.

05/01/2014

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.

04/30/2014

NYC Train Derailment Photos

Probe Seeks Cause of NYC Train Crash That Killed 4

Federal authorities on Monday were beginning an exhaustive investigation into what caused a New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve to derail, killing four people and injuring more than 60 others.

12/02/2013

President Barack Obama. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Offers Prayers To NYC Train Derailment Victim Families

President Barack Obama says his thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families of the victims of the fatal train derailment in New York City.

12/01/2013

File photo of a MARC train (Photo credit: Stefan Zaklin/ Getty Images)

Delays for MARC’s Camden Line After Derailment

Officials are warning commuters who use MARC’s Camden line to expect delays after a freight train derailment over the weekend.

07/29/2013

Smoke rises from a derailed train May 28, 2013 in White Marsh, Maryland.  The cargo train crashed into a garbage truck near Baltimore and exploded after it derailed.  (credit: Steve Ruark/Getty Images)

CSX Sues Truck Driver in Maryland Derailment

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.

06/19/2013

READ: Train Derailment Causes Massive Explosion

NTSB: Rail Crossing Stop Signs Faded, Displaced

A preliminary report on the train derailment in Rosedale says stop signs at a rail grade crossing were faded and displaced.

06/12/2013

Smoke rises from a derailed train May 28, 2013 in White Marsh, Maryland.  The cargo train crashed into a garbage truck near Baltimore and exploded after it derailed.  (credit: Steve Ruark/Getty Images)

Investigators Finish at Train Derailment Crossing

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.

06/05/2013

READ: Train Derailment Causes Massive Explosion

CSX: Md. Train Explosion Caused By Chemical Cargo

Train operator CSX Transportation on Wednesday pointed to a hazardous chemical in a rail car as the source of an explosion on a derailed train near Baltimore that sparked a fire, rattled homes and damaged buildings. A company spokesman said officials still weren’t sure what caused the sodium chlorate to explode in the first place, but it ignited another chemical in a second car.

05/30/2013

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