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Norfolk: Coroner identifies two killed in train accident as landscaping em Kathryn: DOT proposes stricter oil train safety rules

Recent Virginia train Reports From The News

Are tighter rules for crude oil trains chugging along too slowly? - PBS NewsHour
virginia | 6 |
PBS NewsHourJEFFREY BROWN: On July 6 of last year, at 1:15 in the morning, the small Canadian town of Lac-Megantic was rocked by a powerful explosion. A runaway train carrying 72 cars of crude oil had careened into the community and derailed. ... The[...]
Jul 24, 2014 00:54am | 2 views | source: Yahoo

New facts: Victims' names released in Chilhowie train accident
virginia | I-81 |
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The Smyth County, Virginia Sheriff's Office has released the names of the victims killed in Sunday's train accident.[...]
Jul 24, 2014 00:22am | 2 views | source: Yahoo

White House Tightens Oil Train Safety Regulations - TIME
virginia | 6 |
TIMEIn tandem with that sharp uptick, there has been a spate of train accidents involving spilled crude oil, up from none in 2010 to five in 2013 and five by February this year, before a train carrying crude derailed in April in downtown Lynchburg ..[...]
Jul 23, 2014 7:46pm | 1 view | source: Yahoo

Feds Seek to Prevent Deadly Oil Train Accidents - GovExec
roanoke | virginia |
Major incidents like 2013's deadly oil-train explosion in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, that killed 47 local residents, and other derailments in places like Philadelphia and Vandergrift in Pennsylvania Roanoke, Virginia and Casselton, North Dakota, among oth[...]
Jul 23, 2014 5:52pm | 2 views | source: Google / GovExec.com

DOT proposes stricter oil train safety rules - Politico
kathryn | north dakota |
By KATHRYN A. WOLFE | 7 / 23 / 14 10:25 AM EDT Updated: 7 / 23 / 14 11:15 PM EDT ... It also followed a yearlong series of oil train crashes in communities from Quebec and North Dakota to western Pennsylvania, rural Alabama and Lynchburg, Virginia. .[...]
Jul 23, 2014 5:43pm | 1 view | source: Google / Politico

As Fiery Accidents Pile Up, U.S. Proposes New Rules for Oil Trains
Lynchburg | virginia |
The U.S. Department of Transportation rolled out long-promised standards on Wednesday.[...]
Jul 23, 2014 2:06pm | 1 view | source: Yahoo

Volatile crude might roll through suburbs - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
virginia | Street |
Rochester Democrat and ChronicleTrains carrying Bakken oil have derailed in Alabama, North Dakota and Virginia since that time. Two led to explosions and all three to sizable ... The sixth derailment bears similarities to the tragic train crash in La[...]
Jul 23, 2014 01:27am | 0 view | source: Yahoo

AP News in Brief at 5:58 pm EDT - Bradenton Herald
virginia | 58 |
Bradenton HeraldKHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) - A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner finally reached Ukrainian government-held territory Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to[...]
Jul 23, 2014 01:19am | 1 view | source: Yahoo

Pittsfield man hurt in train-truck accident - Alton Telegraph
norfolk | virginia |
According to Illinois State Police, Christopher Miller, 43, of Pittsfield was crossing railroad tracks on 150th Street about two miles west of Hull when his truck was hit in the right side by a 41-car Norfolk Southern Railway train. The impact of the[...]
Jul 22, 2014 4:27pm | 3 views | source: Google / Alton Telegraph


Coroner identifies two killed in train accident as landscaping employees - Allentown Morning Call
norfolk | virginia |
Grim was on the scene as Norfolk Southern railroad officials and state police from the Fogelsville barracks began their investigation. The Norfolk Southern train was stopped just west of the Weis Market for two hours after the accident. Two tracks ru[...]
Jul 22, 2014 4:20pm | 14 views | source: Google / Allentown Morning Call

Fatal train accident was fourth in Williamsburg since 2006
virginia |
An train accident early Monday morning that killed a 42-year-old Williamsburg man marks the first rail casualty in greater Williamsburg in two years and the first fatality since 2009, according to local law enforcement.[...]
Jul 22, 2014 01:44am | 7 views | source: Yahoo

UPDATE: Man hit, killed by CSX train in Williamsburg identified
virginia |
2 p.m. UPDATE: Police say the '?victim has been identified as Raymond Lee Galownia, 42, of Williamsburg.'? ***** WILLIAMSBURG -- The Williamsburg Police Department and'?Virginia State Police are investigating an early morning incident where a man was[...]
Jul 20, 2014 02:52am | 17 views | source: Yahoo

Truck struck by train following injury wreck in Pulaski - WKYT
norfolk | virginia |
Now to an update on a story we first told you about at Four. One Southern Kentucky road is still closed because of an accident involving a train and a tractor trailer. It happened just north of Somerset on Highway 2227 near Somersplash water park. We[...]
Jul 18, 2014 10:43pm | 19 views | source: Google / WKYT

Today in History - The State
virginia | 81 |
The StateA high-speed train crash outside Santiago de Compostela in northwest Spain killed 79 people. Pope Francis made an emotional plea in Aparecida, Brazil, for Roman Catholics to shun materialism in the first public Mass of his ... Virginia Johns[...]
Jul 16, 2014 2:48pm | 1 view | source: Yahoo

Crews remove debris from train derailment in Wytheville
Wythe | virginia |
Faced with the task of clearing widespread wreckage, Norfolk Southern crews were back on the scene Tuesday of a large-scale train derailment in the town limits of Wytheville.[...]
Jul 16, 2014 02:16am | 24 views | source: Yahoo

Fatal train accident was fourth in Williamsburg since 2006
Williamsburg | virginia |
An train accident early Monday morning that killed a 42-year-old Williamsburg man marks the first rail casualty in greater Williamsburg in two years and the first fatality since 2009, according to local law enforcement.[...]
Jul 15, 2014 07:35am | 0 view | source: Yahoo

Norfolk Southern train derails in Virginia, no injuries - Reuters
virginia | Us |
ReutersThe train was headed to Norfolk, Virginia, from Louisville, Kentucky. An image ... The cause of the crash was to be investigated by officials from the National Transportation Safety Board and Norfolk Southern was leading the clean up efforts, [...]
Jul 15, 2014 04:10am | 22 views | source: Yahoo

Norfolk Southern train derails in Virginia, no injuries
Richmond | kentucky |
(Reuters) - A Norfolk Southern Corp train hauling vehicles and nail polish derailed on Monday evening in southwestern Virginia, though there were no injuries or hazardous material spilled, county and company officials said. The 33-car freight train w[...]
Jul 14, 2014 9:05pm | 19 views | source: Yahoo

Man killed by freight train in Williamsburg
virginia |
Williamsburg, Va. - A man laying on the tracks was killed by a CSX train in Williamsburg early Monday morning. Virginia State Police and Williamsburg Police are investigating the accident, which happened around 1:15am. The train crew saw the man near[...]
Jul 14, 2014 03:51am | 18 views | source: Yahoo

Man hit, killed early Monday by CSX train in Williamsburg
Richmond | virginia |
WILLIAMSBURG- The Williamsburg Police Department and'?Virginia State Police are investigating an early morning incident where a man was struck and killed by a'?CSX'?train. State Police say the accident happened around 1:15 Monday morning on'?Richmond[...]
Jul 14, 2014 03:15am | 25 views | source: Yahoo

Operation Lifesaver Brings Train Safety Awareness - WICS-TV
norfolk | virginia |
But it's an accident that can be avoided by taking the proper precautions. ... Today passengers were invited to ride a Norfolk Southern Safety Train, to learn about safety around the tracks and to a look into what crew members see when driving a ...[...]
Jul 11, 2014 00:09am | 14 views | source: Google / WICS-TV

Older Virginia Reports by Our Users

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Jul tober 15th 2012, 11:15pm, Mon October 15th 2012, 11: ber 15th 2012, 11:15pm E:r am | By cindy | 258 views |

1 car accident
Afton | Virginia | 1-64 Mm 93 East Bound
1 car speeding down the mountain runns off the road into the median and crashes into restraint fence in center of median throw gravel into oncoming lanes busting out windshields of east bound trffic[...]
| By rick | 371 views |

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