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.
Two Injured In Crash With TRE Train In Fort WorthIt happened along FM 157 and Calloway Cemetery Road.
Suspected Drunk Driver Breaks RR Crossing Arm, Roads ClosedPolice in Arlington say a suspected drunk driver hit a railroad crossing and broke the crossing arm just before midnight. This morning crews are working feverishly to repair the damage, but some lanes in the area remain closed.
Cities May Have To Foot Part Of Bill For Tarrant County Rail ExpansionWhen looking at North Texas traffic and congestion it’s not only area highways that need new lanes. One railroad is planning a major expansion in Tarrant County. But residents could be stuck footing part of the bill.
Drivers Concerned About Sight Lines At Railroad CrossingDrivers in northeast Fort Worth are concerned about safety, just days after Trinity Boulevard was washed out. Drivers say you can hear the Trinity Railway Express train along Norwood Drive, but there are places where you have a hard time seeing it.
Driver Dies After Car Careens Off BridgeA car careened off Fort Worth bridge Sunday morning, killing the driver, according to police.
20 Citations In 3 Hours At North Texas Rail CrossingThis 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.
Man Struck & Killed By Fort Worth Amtrak TrainOne person is dead after being hit by a passenger train in Fort Worth. The Amtrak train, headed from Chicago to San Francisco, was making its way into the east side of Fort Worth when the incident happened.