Train Derailment


NTSB: Norfolk Southern Ignored Safety Warning

Norfolk Southern knew that a train which derailed near East Palestine was dangerously long but insisted that the engineer proceed, according to a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board. The day before the train derailed, an engineer in Decatur, Illinois, voiced his concern about the size of the

Another Norfolk Southern Train Derails Near East Palestine

A freight train carrying agricultural products derailed about thirty miles from East Palestine, the scene of one of the most devastating train derailments in recent American history. The derailment happened in New Castle, Pennsylvania, according to the city’s police and fire departments. No injuries were reported. Officials reassured area residents

Officials Try to Put Price Tag on Ohio Train Derailment

Governor Mike DeWine wants Norfolk Southern to pick up the tab for the long-term impacts of the February 3 toxic train derailment inflicted upon the community. Since the accident, officials have said tests showed the air and municipal water were safe and allowed residents to return to their homes after

Ohio Train Derailment: Physical and Emotional Injuries

One witness said that when she looked out the window when a Norfolk Southern train derailed in East Palestine, Ohio, “all you saw was the flames.” In addition to that initial impact, over the next several weeks, most victims went to inconclusive doctor visits and were afraid to go outside

Five Things We Know So Far About the Ohio Train Derailment

The environmental effects of the East Palestine train derailment and disaster have been felt as far away as Texas. Ohio officials shipped 50,000 gallons of toxic wastewater, left over from firefighting efforts, to a company near Houston. That company, Texas Molecular, said it could handle the job. “Our technology safely