BILLINGS, Mont.— U.S. transportation officials are extending an order for railroads to notify states about shipments of hazardous crude oil shipments. Trains hauling crude from the Bakken region of North Dakota and Montana have been involved in multiple fiery derailments in recent years, including a 2013 derailment that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic,...» Read More
Watch security video footage of when the Amtrak train derailed.
Has America neglected its railroad tracks? Deborah Hersman, National Safety Council President and CEO, discusses infrastructure investment in rail, and safety policies.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter will brief the public on the Amtrak train derailment this afternoon again. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the update.
President Obama is meeting with the Saudi crown prince, Philadelphia's Mayor says the "black box" of the derailed train has been recovered, and China is allowing 32 foreign companies to trade bonds, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter briefed the public on the Amtrak train derailment which occurred Tuesday night. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the black box has been recovered.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter briefs the public on the Amtrak train derailment that occurred Tuesday night.
Former NTSB Vice Chairman Robert Francis, provides insight to railroad infrastructure.
Chris Pollone, NBC News reports the latest details on the investigation into what happened when an Amtrak train derailed last night, killing six people and injuring dozens of people.
Rehema Ellis, NBC News reports the latest details on the train derailment in Philadelphia, that left six dead, and dozens injured.
Former NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman, provides insight to the investigation process into the deadly Amtrak crash.
Chris Pollone, NBC News, reports the latest details on the deadly train derailment outside of Philadelphia last night.
An Amtrak train killed several when it derailed on Tuesday, but authorities have yet to officially determine a cause. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports.
An Amtrak train headed to New York City derailed north of Philadelphia, killing at least five people and injuring more than 50 others, reports Adam Reiss, NBC News.
Several passengers from the deadly train derailment talk about the harrowing experience.
NEW YORK, May 6- A train carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire in Wells County, North Dakota on Wednesday, officials said, just days after the U.S. government announced sweeping reforms to improve safety of the volatile shipments. Heimdal is a tiny town in central North Dakota located along one of the main rail lines heading east out of the giant Bakken oil...
CALGARY, Alberta, May 5- A growing share of Canadian oil-by-rail traffic is made up of tough-to-ignite undiluted heavy crude and raw bitumen, say industry executives, as companies scramble to cut expenditures with the price of crude down more than 40 percent since June. "The business is moving back to where it started, which is as a vehicle to move undiluted heavy...
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NEW YORK, May 1- New U.S. and Canadian speed limits for oil trains will do little to temper the likelihood and severity of explosive accidents that have grown in frequency over the past two years, critics of new regulations said on Friday. Walking a line between increasing safety and keeping oil shipments moving at a clip on North American rails, regulators...
Canada has promised to "harmonize" its regulations with the United States. The decision has angered the North American rail industry, but Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said his department believes it will stand up to any legal challenge. The Association of American Railroads, which has lawyers studying the rule, slammed the government for basing its...
LOS ANGELES, May 1- Southern California port truckers seeking recognition as employees rather than contractors ended a strike of freight-hauling companies on Friday after four days of picketing that drew attention to their cause but did little to disrupt cargo shipments. Several hundred drivers, backed by the Teamsters union, struck four trucking firms...