Nevada, National and International Transportation News

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2024 March - BNSF Train Derailment Near Exeter: Semi-Truck Collision Leads to Injuries, Cleanup Operation

BNSF Train Derailment Near Exeter: Semi-Truck Collision Leads to Injuries, Cleanup Operation
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2024 January - BART train derails, catches fire in East Bay — several passengers injured

Crews work near derailed BART cars on the eastbound tracks between the Orinda and Lafayette stations outside Orinda Station on Monday. The derailment began shortly after 9 a.m. when two BART cars derailed and caught fire.

Brontë Wittpenn/The Chronicle
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2023 December - Semi-truck collides with train causing derailment and road shutdowns

Semi-truck and train collision on FM 5 in Weatherford, Texas
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2022 - Safety changes after Newcastle coal train collision

A loaded coal train collided with the rear of a stationary train in low-light conditions at the Port of Newcastle, after network control was not advised that the second train was disabled, a transport safety investigation report notes.
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2018 - U.S. Rail Infrastructure Problem

New Acela Express train that will enter revenue service by 2021, and completely replace the current fleet of Amtrak’s high-speed trains by 2040