Train derailment near Arizona New Mexico border results in fire

A train carrying fuel derailed Friday, resulting in a fire that closed down roads near the border between Arizona and New Mexico through Saturday. The BNSF freight train was traveling near Lupton, Arizona, when it derailed and burst into flames with the gasoline and odorless propane it was carrying fueling the fire. No one was […]

NTSB to investigate freight train derailment on Arizona-New Mexico border

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), along with other federal authorities, is investigating Friday’s freight train derailment on the Arizona-New Mexico border. The BNSF freight train was carrying gasoline and odorless propane when it derailed near Manuelito, New Mexico, the NTSB said. The derailed train caught fire, black smoke billowed from the cars, and a […]

Severe storms with 80 mph winds caused train derailment in Texas

A train derailed in West Texas Tuesday night as severe storms moved through the area. Union Pacific senior communications manager Mike Jaisen told FOX Weather that about 24 cars derailed on a Union Pacific train east of Trent around 8 p.m. CDT. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. Union Pacific crews have now resolved the incident […]

Norfolk Southern to pay $600M to settle Ohio train derailment suit

U.S. railroad operator Norfolk Southern will pay $600 million to settle a class action lawsuit over a February 2023 train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, that spilled toxic chemicals, the company and court documents say. agreed. The agreement, which in principle still needs court approval, would also cover claims from residents and businesses in the […]

Norfolk Southern agrees to $600 million settlement for East Palestine train derailment

Norfolk Southern Railroad CEO Alan Shaw speaks on “Cramman Countdown” about new NTSB investigation revealing train inspection shortcuts and “missed detector warnings” led to East Palestine train crash Reacted to the results. The company whose freight train derailed in East Palestine, Ohio last year, causing a massive chemical spill, has reached a $600 million settlement […]

Norfolk Southern reaches $600 million settlement in East Palestine derailment lawsuit

Norfolk Southern announced on Tuesday that it reached a $600 million settlement in a class action lawsuit over the toxic train derailment near East Palestine, Ohio, last year. The company announced the settlement had been agreed to in principle and still required approval from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. The […]

Norfolk Southern Reaches $600 Million Settlement With East Palestine Train Derailment Victims

Railroad company Norfolk Southern has reached a $600 million settlement with victims of the February 2023 train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, according to a press release issued Tuesday. On February 3, 2023, a south Norfolk train carrying dangerous chemicals derailed near East Palestine, releasing the chemicals into the surrounding area and causing the evacuation […]

EPA didn’t declare a public health emergency after fiery Ohio derailment

The aftermath of last year’s fiery train derailment in eastern Ohio does not constitute a public health emergency because no widespread health problems or ongoing chemical exposures have been documented, federal officials say. said. After the South Norfolk derailment in February 2023, the disaster forced the evacuation of half of East Palestine’s towns, and despite […]