Officials: Human Error To Blame For Alma, Wis. Train DerailmentInvestigators now say human error is to blame for a train derailment that dumped thousands of gallons of ethanol into the Mississippi River months ago.
Minn. Town Evacuated After Freight Train Collides With Tanker; 2 HurtAuthorities are evacuating a small town in northwestern Minnesota after a freight train collided with a tanker truck that caught on fire.
Crews Start Removing Train Cars From Mississippi RiverCanadian Pacific Railroad crews have started removing the six tanker cars that derailed into the Mississippi River in southeastern Minnesota.
2 Cars Crash Through Ice In SE Minnesota Train DerailmentCrews in southeast Minnesota are working to clean up a train derailment that occurred overnight. The CBS Affiliate there is reporting several cars of a Canadian Pacific mixed freight train went off the tracks late Tuesday night near Reno.
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.

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