Keywords: Union Pacific Railroad Company; Derailment; Extended Haul Train; Medicine Bow, Wyoming; Carbon County; Traffic Control; Positive Train Control; Roller Bearing Failure
Abstract: On December 26, 2019, at 3:59 a.m. MST, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) eastbound intermodal,
extended haul train, Train No. ZBRG3 24 (Train 1), with 36 loads, and 2...
Keywords: Kansas City Southern Railway Company; Derailment; Mauriceville, Texas; Orange County, Texas; Beaumont Subdivision; Positive Train Control; Hazardous Materials; Evacuation; Broken Rail — Detail Fracture From Shelling or Head Check
Abstract: On October 29, 2020, at approximately 7:25 a.m., CDT, a Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCS) northbound (timetable direction) mixed freight train (MBMSH-29), handling 95...
Keywords: Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Company; Akron Barberton Cluster Railway Company; head-on collision; derailment; remote control yard train; remote control zone; lifted off truck; coupler and draft system defects; general switching rules.
Abstract: On November 19, 2018, at approximately 3:05 p.m., EST, Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Company (WE) remote control yard train 561 (Train 1) collided head-on with Akron...
Keywords: Derailment; fire, CSX Transportation; Draffin, Kentucky; trip optimizer; mudslide
Abstract: On February 13, 2020, at 6:46 a.m., EST, a southbound CSX Transportation Company (CSX) loaded ethanol train K42911 (Train 1) derailed when it struck a...
Abstract: FRA is proposing to revise its regulations governing brake inspections, tests, and equipment. The proposed changes include the incorporation of...
FRA is proposing to revise its regulations governing brake inspections, tests, and equipment. The proposed changes include the incorporation of...