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.
Bridge Failure Causes Train To Derail In RoanokeOfficials said Roanoke police are investigating a train derailment at Highway 377 and FM 1171.
Big Freight Railroads Won't Meet Safety Technology DeadlineThree of the biggest freight railroads operating in the U.S., including one in North Texas, have told the government they won't meet a 2018 deadline to start using safety technology intended to prevent accidents.
Cleanup Crews Still At Site Where North Texas Train Derailed During StormsCleanup crews are dumping gravel to firm up an area near two overturned locomotives that derailed during North Texas flooding.
Cleanup Underway After Train Derailment In MansfieldThere has been a train derailment in Mansfield. Officials with the Mansfield Fire Department have confirmed dozens of cars derailed, with several flipping on their side.
Truck Driver Killed After Slamming Into Fort Worth TrainThe 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.
North Texas Rail Line Reopens After DerailmentA North Texas rail line that closed following a seven-car derailment has been repaired and reopened.
Rail Cars Derail On Dallas TracksA train derailment has traffic tied up for some Dallas commuters.
At Least Two Train Cars Overturned During Derailment In ArlingtonAt least two train cars overturned when an eastbound Union Pacific train in motion collided with one that was parked on the tracks near Division Road and Dottie Lynn Parkway Saturday night, an officer on the scene said.