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Track Problem That Caused Metro Derailment Was Found In July

The derailment of a Metro train in downtown Washington last week was caused by a track problem that was detected a month earlier but wasn’t fixed, the transit agency’s top executive said Wednesday.

08/12/2015

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New Technology Could Have Prevented Fatal Amtrak Derailment

A critical safety device could have prevented the devastating Amtrak crash last month that killed three people with Maryland ties. WJZ has learned Amtrak spent the day testing it in our area.

06/15/2015

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Amtrak CEO Testifies; NTSB Preliminary Report Released On Crash

Eight people killed, including three with ties to Maryland, after a speeding Amtrak train goes off the tracks in Philadelphia. Now a month after the crash federal investigators release a preliminary report on the tragedy.

06/02/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  In this handout image supplied by NTSB, NTSB Recorder Specialist Cassandra Johnson (2nd R) works with officials on the scene of the Amtrak Train #188 derailment on May 13, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Service has been interrupted after Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia last night, killing at least seven people and injured more than 200. (Photo by NTSBgov via Getty Images)

Amtrak To Add Inward-Facing Cameras After Derailment Kills 8

Amtrak will install inward-facing cameras on trains in order to improve safety following a deadly derailment in Philadelphia earlier this month.

05/26/2015

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Fatal Amtrak Philadelphia Derailment Rattles Train Riders

A train ride ends in tragedy. Seven people are dead and hundreds injured when an Amtrak train bound for New York derails in Philadelphia. That train made a stop here in Baltimore along the way.

05/13/2015

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Navy Midshipman Among Amtrak Passengers With Md. Ties

A Naval Academy midshipman is among the dead after an Amtrak train traveling from Washington to New York derails in Philadelphia Tuesday night.

05/13/2015

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Investigation Continues Into Train Derailment

Federal investigators are looking into a crash involving a train and tractor trailer in North Carolina. That train makes a scheduled stop at Baltimore’s Penn Station.

03/10/2015

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NTSB Provides New Insight Into The 2013 CSX Train Crash, Explosion In Rosedale

The NTSB opens up hundreds of pages of documents detailing the train and truck collision in Rosedale one year ago that caused a fiery explosion and weeks of cleanup.

08/26/2014

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Full Access Restored After Light Rail Train Derails Near Oriole Park

A light rail train has derailed near the Camden Station, blocking access to Oriole Park from Conway and Howard streets.

08/13/2014

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Baltimore Man Survives Swiss Train Derailment Caused By A Landslide

A Baltimore survives a train derailment in Switzerland that was caused by a a small landslide.

08/13/2014

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New Report Blames Track Break For Deadly Ellicott City Derailment

It’s been nearly two years since a CSX train derailed in Ellicott City, crushing two teenagers sitting on a railroad bridge. Now the NTSB has released an extensive report on what may have caused the deadly incident.

07/14/2014

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Service Restored After Amtrak Derailment South Of Baltimore

There were numerous delays and some trains were even canceled Monday night after an Amtrak train went off the tracks just outside of Baltimore’s Penn Station. More than 150 people were stranded and many more stuck at the station.

11/18/2013

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