Train Derailment

Track Problem That Caused Metro Derailment Was Found In JulyThe 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.
New Technology Could Have Prevented Fatal Amtrak DerailmentA 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.
Amtrak CEO Testifies; NTSB Preliminary Report Released On CrashEight 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.
Amtrak To Add Inward-Facing Cameras After Derailment Kills 8Amtrak will install inward-facing cameras on trains in order to improve safety following a deadly derailment in Philadelphia earlier this month.
Fatal Amtrak Philadelphia Derailment Rattles Train RidersA 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.
Navy Midshipman Among Amtrak Passengers With Md. TiesA Naval Academy midshipman is among the dead after an Amtrak train traveling from Washington to New York derails in Philadelphia Tuesday night.
Investigation Continues Into Train DerailmentFederal 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.
NTSB Provides New Insight Into The 2013 CSX Train Crash, Explosion In RosedaleThe 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.
Full Access Restored After Light Rail Train Derails Near Oriole ParkA light rail train has derailed near the Camden Station, blocking access to Oriole Park from Conway and Howard streets.
Baltimore Man Survives Swiss Train Derailment Caused By A LandslideA Baltimore survives a train derailment in Switzerland that was caused by a a small landslide.
New Report Blames Track Break For Deadly Ellicott City DerailmentIt'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.
Service Restored After Amtrak Derailment South Of BaltimoreThere 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.