OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A double-decker bus collided with a passenger train in Canada’s capital Wednesday, ripping off the front of the bus and killing six people, police said. Witnesses said the bus went through […]
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court says the driver of a train that crashed last week killing 79 people has said he was talking by phone to the train’s ticket inspector just before the accident […]
MADRID (AP) — The driver of the train that derailed and killed 79 people in Spain was on the phone and traveling at 95 mph (153 kph) — almost twice the speed limit — when […]
MADRID (AP) — A passenger train derailed in northwestern Spain on Wednesday night, killing at least 35 people and leaving hundreds injured, officials said. Alberto Nunez Feijoo, president of the region of Galicia, said at […]
TORONTO (AP) — Police in Canada say two men have been arrested and charged with plotting a terrorist attack against a Canadian passenger train in an al-Qaida supported attack.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The two biggest players in the nation’s pursuit of high-speed rail say they’ll work together to search for trains that will operate at up to 220 miles per hour along both coasts of the United States.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Energy companies behind the oil boom sweeping the Northern Plains increasingly are turning to trains to move their crude across the U.S. as existing pipelines can’t keep up with demand.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A chemical fire at the site of a train derailment in Kentucky that forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes is expected to continue burning all day Thursday. Emergency officials […]
HANFORD, Calif. (AP) – An Amtrak official says the crossing gate was down when a big rig hit a passenger train at a Central Valley railroad crossing, derailing the train and injuring dozens of people. […]
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The family of a retired California man who disappeared from an Amtrak train somewhere between Denver and Chicago last week is searching for him in Nebraska. It’s not clear where 69-year-old […]
ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) – A federal investigator says a coal train that derailed in Maryland was going the authorized speed 25 miles per hour with the engineer-in-training at the controls. Two 19-year-old college students […]