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...

Train derails near Nevada-Utah line, closing interstate

WELLS, Nev. (AP) — A 60-mile stretch (96 kilometers) of U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada has been closed while emergency crews respond to a train derailment. Authorities were investigating wheth...

Boston transit head seeks outside review after 2 derailments

BOSTON (AP) — The head of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is promising an independent review of recent derailments on the Boston-area transit system. MBTA General Mana...

The Latest: Companies respond to suit over Grenfell fire

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit filed in the United States over a 2017 London high-rise fire that killed 72 (all times local): 2 p.m. Two of the compani...

US lawyer to discuss London fire case as deadline looms

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An American lawyer known for winning huge legal awards over deadly construction accidents plans to hold a news conference on the 2017 apartment fire in London that killed 72 people...