After a yearlong investigation, federal investigators are blaming a lack of safety planning for a deadly collision involving a train and a parade float full of veterans in Midland.
Amtrak officials say none of the 46 passengers on a train that derailed in South Texas were hurt.
A Union Pacific Railroad line in North Texas has reopened after nine cars and locomotives went off the tracks and one crewmember was hurt.
The Union Pacific Railroad is kicking off a new campaign that has them working with local police to enforce grade crossing laws. Officials are teaming up in conjunction with Union Pacific’s new educational push to “Always Expect A Train.”
A Union Pacific train initially believed to be carrying ammonium nitrate derailed early Thursday morning in far Southwest Tarrant County.
The driver of a parade float struck by a train in a Texas crash that killed four military veterans told federal investigators that the oncoming train appeared to be stationary.
The agency looking into last year’s train collision that killed four veterans on a parade float in Texas is set to release documents from its investigation.
Survivors of last year’s deadly West Texas train collision who are suing Union Pacific Co. say the railroad should not be able to claim that Midland and Midland County are responsible.
This week authorities “staked out” a North Texas railroad crossing and issued 20 citations in a 3-hour period. The crackdown on drivers ignoring the flashing red lights was a collaboration between police and Union Pacific Railroad.
Four railroad workers stood on either side of the railroad crossing on Cooper Street in Arlington Thursday, holding large stop signs. Frustrated drivers with no place to turn around could only wait for the intersection to clear.
Delays and changes could ease headaches for drivers trying to maneuver through a major Arlington railway construction project.
Drivers in and through Arlington are being forewarned about a major railway construction project that will simultaneously close railroad crossings and is expected to cause traffic headaches.