A Cascade County, Montana jury has awarded $4.3 million in damages to a BNSF Railway employee who was injured in a July 2011 train collision caused by a switching error. It was reported that... Read more
The French train crash that killed at least six people on July 12 is believed to have been caused by a technical fault involving the track, according to the railway operator SNCF. Guillaume... Read more
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 the crash happened last week, acc... Read more
Two residents of the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic, where a runaway train derailed and exploded into a wall of fire that killed 50 people, have filed a class action lawsuit attempting to secur... Read more
Crew error was likely to blame for a head-on collision between two Canadian National freight trains that injured all five crew members in northeastern Minnesota in 2010. This was the conclus... Read more
Union Pacific Railroad and the family of a man killed in a train crash in Minnesota have reached a settlement. Union Pacific has agreed to pay $650,000 to the family of Todd Ziegler. He and... Read more
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