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.
rain 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.
Baltimore County fire officials say a train has derailed in a Baltimore suburb and an explosion was heard in the area.
Weeks after a deadly train crash claimed the lives of two teenage girls in Ellicott City and transportation officials reveal the derailment caused $2.2 million in damages.
Authorities in Ellicott City have reopened Main Street four days after a train derailment that killed two women.
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman says a train derailment that killed two teenagers in Maryland’s Ellicott City has prompted a safety review.
A coal train that derailed in Maryland was going the authorized speed of 25 miles per hour with an engineer-in-training at the controls before the accident that killed two young women, a federal investigator said Wednesday.
Two women were killed when a train went off the rails in the overnight hours in Maryland.
A fatal CSX train derailment disrupted land-line service to customers, including some government clients, Verizon Communications Inc. says.
More details are expected to emerge about a partial derailment of a Metro train in Prince George’s County last week.