Canadian Pacific to buy Central Maine and Quebec Railway

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A railroad that includes a segment in Canada where a fiery oil train derailment claimed 47 lives will soon have a new owner. Canadian Pacific announced Thursday ...

Train derailment injures 40 passengers in southeast Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that a train derailed in the country's southeast, near the Pakistan border, injuring 40 passengers. Wednesday's repo...

Train derails in Congo, kills 50, injures 23

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Ministry of Humanitarian Action and National Solidarity says that at least 50 people have been killed after a train derailed overnight in Congo's southeast Tanganyika provin...

Schools, homes evacuated after St. Louis-area derailment

DUPO, Ill. (AP) — Thick, black smoke can be seen for miles and evacuations have been ordered after a train derailed in an Illinois suburb of St. Louis. The St. Clair County Emergency...

Evacuation of Canadian town lifted after train derailment

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — An evacuation notice has been lifted for a small town in southeastern Alberta, Canada following a train derailment. The 300 residents of the town o...

Train derailment forces evacuation of Canadian town of 300

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The derailment of a Canadian Pacific Railway train in the province of Alberta has forced the evacuation of a town of about 300 people and closed part of the Trans-Ca...

US officials say key rail safety technology 90% complete

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal railway officials say the railroad industry has installed safety technology on nearly 90% of tracks where it is required, but "significant work" is needed to ensure the techn...

Charges dropped again in deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Manslaughter charges filed against an Amtrak engineer involved in a deadly high-speed derailment in Philadelphia have been dropped for a second time. A defense la...

US-Canada train tunnel cleared, rails fixed after derailment

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — An international train tunnel connecting Michigan's Port Huron to Sarnia, Ontario, has been cleared and repaired following a multi-car train derailment that spilled sulfuric a...

US, Canadian safety officials looking into train derailment

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Safety officials in the U.S. and Canada are looking into a multi-car train derailment in an international tunnel connecting Michigan's Port Huron to Sarnia, Ontario. ...

Train derails in commercial tunnel between Michigan, Canada

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — A freight train has derailed in an international tunnel connecting Michigan and Canada. City manager James Freed says the Friday morning wreck involved about...

Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refuge

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — A coal train has derailed into the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia. The derailment is still being cleaned up and has raised concerns about the impact on var...

Gov. Baker unveils plan to speed MBTA improvement projects

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker unveiled a plan Tuesday to speed up construction projects on Greater Boston's public transit system after a pair of subway car derailments earlier this month ramped up...

Official blasts complacency before fatal 2017 train crash

SEATTLE (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board has published its final report on a deadly Amtrak derailment in Washington state in 2017, with the agency's vice chairman blasting what he descr...

The Latest: I-80 reopens in Nevada after train derailment

WELLS, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a train derailment that closed U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada for more than an hour (all times local): 12:35 p.m. A 60-mile...