CSX News

Fatal Amtrak Crashes Spotlight Long Wait for Safety Upgrades

The third fatal Amtrak crash in less than two months has thrown a spotlight on delays in installing congressionally mandated technology designed to automatically slow trains and prevent collisions. In the most recent episode, work to install the new system, …

Pennsylvania Crude Oil Transport Safety Concerns

Millions of gallons of crude oil are passing through western Pennsylvania – up to 75 trains each week on their way to refineries in the East – according to records released by state emergency management officials. A Tribune-Review analysis of …

CSX Seeks West Virginia Train Death Suit Dismissal

Railroad company CSX is asking a federal judge in West Virgina to dismiss a lawsuit stemming from the death of a Putnam County teenager who was hit by a train. The company says in its response to the lawsuit that …

Derailed Oil Trains Concern Environmental Activitists

Six train cars that derailed on a Philadelphia bridge this week carried the same type of flammable crude that exploded in a small Canadian town, killing 47 people. Although no oil spilled and no one was hurt, the CSX derailment …