Amtrak Crash In South Carolina Leaves 2 Dead, Over 100 HurtAn Amtrak passenger train hurtling through the early morning darkness Sunday slammed into a freight train parked along a siding in South Carolina, killing two Amtrak crew members and injuring more than 110 people, authorities said.
Amtrak Didn't Wait For System That Could've Prevented WreckThe rush to launch service on a new, faster Amtrak route near Seattle came at a deadly cost — critical speed-control technology that could have prevented a derailment was not active.
Amtrak Train Speeding 50 MPH Over Limit Before Deadly DerailmentFederal officials confirmed an Amtrak train was hurtling 50 mph over the speed limit when it careened off an overpass south of Seattle, spilling cars onto the highway below and killing at least three people.
What DFW Expert Says Comes Next After Deadly Amtrak DerailmentHe says investigators will start their probe in Washington State by reviewing the train's black boxes to see what was happening moments before the crash, testing the engineer to see if drugs or alcohol played a role, and by focusing on the cause of most train derailment.
Recent NTSB Review: 'Lack Of Strong Safety Culture' At AmtrakOn November 14 of this year the National Transportation Safety Board concluded that a "lack of a strong safety culture was at the heart" of an Amtrak accident that led to the death of two maintenance workers in Chester, PA last year.
At Least 3 People Dead After Amtrak Train Derails Onto Washington InterstateAn Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off an overpass Monday near Tacoma and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing at least three people, authorities said.
Railroad Sues Over Millions Of Rail Ties It Calls DefectiveOne of the nation's largest railroads says it must replace millions of defective wooden railroad ties under its tracks because they're degrading faster than expected.
Union Station In Dallas Turns 100 Years OldUnion Station is turning 100 years old, and a centennial celebration has been planned for the Dallas icon. Mayor Mike Rawlings and other city leaders are gathering Monday to honor the station.
18-Wheeler Driver Dies After Struck By Amtrak Train In MesquiteThe big rig overturned and the driver died according to sources.
Trains Silencing Horns Through Downtown MesquiteTrains with Union Pacific and Amtrak do not have to sound horns except in emergencies.
Amtrak Train From Texas Collides With Truck Outside ChicagoAn Amtrak train headed to Chicago from San Antonio slammed into a semitrailer on Friday at a crossing near the Illinois community of Wilmington.
Romantic Getaway Guide To MontrealNo other city in North America reminds visitors of Paris and European culture than Montreal, less than an hour drive from the U.S.-Canadian border.