Norfolk Southern railroad expects to become significantly more efficient by 2021, and operate with 3,000 fewer employees and 500 fewer locomotives.
Engineers are evaluating a sinking Baltimore street where the sidewalk is buckling four years after a nearby block collapsed onto train tracks.
Members of Maryland’s congressional delegation want CSX Transportation to explain where things stand with a train tunnel project officials had hoped would bring more cargo to the Port of Baltimore.
The train conductor saw the two women, sounded the horn and applied the brakes. The victims were struck and killed.
The changes would reduce scheduled travel time between D.C. and Richmond from nearly 3.5 hours to around 2 hours depending on which options are built.
The 2 CSX workers, who had been investigating a problem with their freight train, were a few hundred feet from safety when they were struck.
D.C. police have identified the two freight rail employees who were fatally struck on the tracks by an Amtrak passenger train north of Union Station late Tuesday night as a 20-year-old from southwestern Pennsylvania and a 25-year-old from Cumberland, Maryland.
With a coal operator in the governor’s office and an outspoken advocate for coal in the White House, many are watching for signs of life from a business that once represented the living embodiment of an industry on the move.
The train tracks that thousands of Maryland and Virginia commuters ride on daily lack new safety technology that could stop a runaway train or prevent a derailment — just a few of the challenges straining the region’s aging rail system.
Fourteen of the train’s 175 cars derailed near the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station in May. The CSX tracks were shut down for three days, disrupting service on MARC and Amtrak.
The District does not have an office of rail safety, and a bill that would change that is now in D.C. Council’s Committee on the Judiciary.
MARC train operations will resume in the D.C. area Wednesday after a derailment in the District Sunday.
A CSX freight train has derailed near the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station Sunday morning leaving several cars overturned and a hazardous leak.
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