The nation’s largest freight rail carriers announced Wednesday they will provide health care benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees, one day after legally married, gay engineers filed a federal lawsuit in Seattle.
Three freight trains collided in the Texas Panhandle before dawn Wednesday, derailing up to 30 cars and injuring four crewmembers including two critically.
The move of the Museum of the American Railroad’s Big Boy steam locomotive was canceled Sunday.
The driver of a pickup in Fort Worth apparently ignored the flashing lights and safety arms at a railroad crossing and slammed into a train Monday morning.
A North Texas rail line that closed following a seven-car derailment has been repaired and reopened.
BNSF has earmarked $92 million for improvements this year in Oklahoma. The Fort Worth based company announced that the funds will be used for maintenance and rail capacity projects.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is making a whirlwind visit to DFW to promote the transportation elements of President Obama’s proposed 2013 budget.
BNSF railroad plans to invest $3.9 billion in upgrades to its network this year.
Officials say a congested freight railroad intersection in Fort Worth called Tower 55 should be rebuilt by early 2014.
Every year, Alliance Community Fellowship Church gives out awards to the children who participate in its football league. But at this year’s ceremony, the church was giving out love to a Haslet family struck by tragedy.
It’s been called the busiest railroad intersection in the nation and it’s in North Texas. The problem is, money to reconfigure and repair it may be in jeopardy.