CSX freight train News

NTSB Questions CSX Safety Procedures After Deadly South Carolina Train Crash

Federal investigators on Tuesday grilled train company executives about a deadly South Carolina crash that happened earlier this year, asking officials with the company that owns the tracks about changes within the company in the months leading up to the …

Wife of Conductor Killed in Deadly S.C. Train Crash Sues Rail Companies for Negligence

The wife of a conductor killed in the crash of an Amtrak train with a parked freight train in South Carolina earlier this month filed suit Thursday against Amtrak and the other rail company, saying they were to blame for …

Railway Signals Turned Off For PTC Installation At Time of South Carolina Crash

Railway signals were out while crews installed a safety system that could have prevented the exact type of crash that killed two people in South Carolina when an Amtrak train was diverted to a side track and slammed head-on into …

Amtrak Blames CSX for Deadly South Carolina Crash

Amtrak blamed a freight rail operator for causing a crash on Sunday that killed two people and injured more than 100 others when one of its passenger trains was diverted onto a side track and slammed into a parked, unmanned …

U.S. to Investigate Growing Length of Freight Trains as Threat to Safety

The investigative arm of the U.S. Congress is launching a probe into the safety of increasingly long freight trains being operated by CSX Corp, Union Pacific Corp. and other major U.S. railroads to boost profitability, the U.S. Government Accountability Office …

Mississippi City to Close 6 Train Crossings After Deadly Collision

The city council in Biloxi, Miss., has approved a plan to close six railroad crossings in the city. Biloxi had already been planning to close a half-dozen of its 29 railroad crossings before a CSX freight train hit a tour …

NTSB Expects Report on Fatal Mississippi Bus Crash Within Weeks

Investigators say a preliminary report on the March 7 train-bus crash in Mississippi that killed four Texas tourists should be ready within three weeks. Biloxi Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gillich on Friday added a seventh railroad crossing to a list his …

Details Emerge on What Went Wrong in Tour Bus, Train Accident in Mississippi

The Texas tour bus hit by a freight train in a deadly crash in Mississippi wasn’t supposed to have taken the road where it got stuck at a rail crossing earlier this week, a federal official said Thursday. National Transportation …