A state official says a CSX inspection found a defect in a railroad track the day before an oil train derailed in Lynchburg.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A preliminary report on the train derailment in Rosedale says stop signs at a rail grade crossing were faded and displaced.
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.
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.