Train Derailment

CPR: Wis. Oil Train Derailment Due To Broken RailCanadian Pacific Railway says a broken rail caused an oil train derailment in southeastern Wisconsin last weekend. The railroad said Wednesday the defect was not visible to the naked eye.
Train Safety Under Spotlight After Wisconsin DerailmentA BNSF freight train derailed near the Mississippi River just north of the town of Alma, Wisconsin Saturday. Twenty-five cars went off the tracks there, and an estimated 20,000 gallons of ethanol spilled into the river.
Clean-Up Follows After Train Derailment In Alma, Wis.Railway crews spent Sunday taking ethanol from derailed train cars after more than 20,000 gallons leaked into the Mississippi River. The derailment happened Saturday, two miles north of the town of Alma, Wis. Some of the 25 derailed cars were carrying ethanol.
Another Train Derails In Wisconsin, Spilling Crude OilA Canadian Pacific Railway train carrying crude oil derailed Sunday and prompted some evacuations in Wisconsin, the second day in a row a freight train derailed in the state.
Damage Assessment Begins Following Train DerailmentThe normally pristine scenery of the Mississippi River had a much different look Sunday near Alma, Wisconsin.
Train Derails In Western Wisconsin; Alcohol Tankers Leaking Into Miss. RiverA BNSF train derailed Saturday morning just north of the Wisconsin city of Alma, according to the Buffalo County Sheriff's Office. WCCO confirms that 32 cars derailed, 10 of which are empty auto carriers. Several of the other cars are tankers carrying denatured alcohol -- two of which have tipped into the Mississippi River and are leaking from vents atop the cars.
Metro Transit Simulates Train Derailment At Target FieldA crashed train, dozens of screaming people and smoke was the catastrophic scene that played out Wednesday morning at Target Field. Fortunately, it was just a drill.
Body Of Ecolab Executive Discovered In Amtrak WreckageThe body of an executive at St. Paul's Ecolab was recovered from the wreckage of Amtrak 188 in Philadelphia Thursday. Bob Gildersleeve is the eighth casualty in the crash which also injured 16 people Tuesday night -- eight of whom are in critical condition. All are expected to survive.
4 Things To Know: Fatal Amtrak Derailment, Tsarnaev Latest & MoreFrom a fatal Amtrak derailment to the latest in the Boston bombing trial, these are the four things to know for Wednesday, May 13.
BNSF Officials: 32 Train Cars Derail In Otter Tail Co.Authorities say there are no injuries and no hazardous spills resulting from a train derailment on the Burlington Northern line in Otter Tail County. Sheriff's officials say 18 cars derailed about 6:30 a.m. along Highway 10 near Bluffton.
Report: Two Trains Collide Near MankatoInvestigators are trying to figure out how two trains possibly collided in the dark early Thursday morning. Reports say the accident occurred in Mankato and sent 10 cars off the tracks.
50 Train Cars Carrying Coal Derail In Cass County About 50 train cars carrying coal derailed in Cass County. According to a Cass County Sheriff's Office news release, deputies received word about the derailment west of Pillager at about 11:50 p.m. Sunday.
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