Texas IDs Cancer Cluster In Polluted Houston NeighborhoodTexas health officials have identified a cancer cluster in a north Houston neighborhood polluted by the wood preservative creosote from a nearby railroad operation.
Union Pacific Sues East Texas Town To Get Out Of Nearly 150-Year-Old Jobs PactUnion Pacific wants a court to invalidate an 1872 pact requiring it to keep a certain number of jobs in an East Texas town indefinitely.
65-Year-Old Man Dies Week After Being Hit By Train In ArlingtonOfficials said it's still unclear why the 65-year-old stumbled onto the tracks, but investigators have not yet ruled out alcohol as a factor.
4 Years After Deadly Pickup-Train Collision, No Safety Improvements Made At Hunt County Railroad CrossingIn 2015, Sue Rigsby was on her way to the grocery store when her pickup truck collided with a train at a crossing on County Road 4108 near Greenville.
Flooding Causes Amtrak To Suspend Service Between Texas And MissouriThe record breaking flooding from Texas through Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Illinois is wreaking havoc on travel in the midwest.
'Horrible Tragedy': 13-Year-Old Killed, Young Girl Critically Injured In East Texas School Bus Crash With TrainThe Athens Police Department is investigating a crash between a school bus and a train that killed a 13-year-old student and critically injured a nine-year-old girl Friday.
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 Pacific Worker Killed By Train In ArlingtonDetectives believe that Union Pacific Railroad employees were in the process of switching train cars on the tracks when the incident occurred.
Wylie Is Bound To The Destiny Of The RailroadThe history, and future of Wylie is bound to the destiny of the railroad.
Welcome To Texas: The Six Flags RailroadSix Flags Over Texas will celebrate its 55th year in operation this summer. And after all these years and all the changes the park has seen, there's only one thing that's remained constant: The Six Flags Railroad.
High-Speed Rail Service Planned For DFWThe DFW High-Speed Rail Commission plans on connecting downtown Dallas and downtown Fort Worth by establishing a high-speed rail service.
Travel By Train For Your Next VacationTo get better acquainted with Amtrak, the nation’s railroad service, here’s a simple yet very helpful guide to understanding how get onboard a passenger train.
OSHA Orders BNSF To Reinstate 2 Workers, Back Pay The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered Fort Worth-based BNSF Railway to reinstate workers in Montana and Wyoming, with back pay, after an agency investigation determined the employees were illegally fired after reporting they suffered a back injury at work.
Best Train Trips In The USATrain trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America's vast countryside.
Fort Worth Based BNSF To Invest $5 Billion In Its Railroad BNSF plans to invest $5 billion in its railroad this year, including $900 million to expand capacity in the Northern Plains where crude oil shipments are surging.