NTSB Releases Recommendations For Oil Train SafetyThe National Transportation Safety Board is out with some new recommendations to help prevent explosive oil train wrecks. They include retrofitting train cars with protective systems better able to withstand fire, and relief valves that can prevent pressure from building inside the tank cars.
Truck Driver Dies In Collision With Minn. Train Residents in a small town in northwestern Minnesota are returning home after a two-hour evacuation prompted by a nearby rail-car derailment.
Train Kills 11-Year-Old Boy In Wis. Suburb An 11-year-old boy is dead after being struck by a freight train on his way to school in a Milwaukee suburb.