Deadly derailment. Historic Ellicott City shut down after more than a dozen coal cars go off the tracks, killing two young women.The impact is really a one, two punch in town: the emotional shock and the financial hit to businesses.
Train tragedy. Two teenagers were killed as a CSX train derailed in the middle of downtown Ellicott City.
Verizon Communications Inc. says a train derailment near Baltimore is disrupting land-line service to customers, including some government clients.
Metro officials say they’re working on new guidelines for operating in periods of extreme heat.
More details are expected to emerge about a partial derailment of a Metro train in Prince George’s County last week.
Metro officials say a Green Line train has derailed in Prince George’s County. No one was injured, and all 55 passengers have been safely removed from the train.
Metro says service has returned to normal on the orange and blue lines following a minor derailment near the Rosslyn Station in northern Virginia.
Metro has filed a lawsuit seeking more than $13 million from its insurance company, claiming that it has failed to pay costs and extra expenses in connection with the 2009 rail crash that killed nine people.
Metro is marking the anniversary of the 2009 train crash that killed a train operator and eight passengers with a wreath-laying ceremony.