Railroad investigator John Hiatt said Tuesday that Positive Train Control (PTC), a system designed to automatically stop a train before an accident occurs, could have prevented the Amtrak train derailment in Washington state.
Before a speech about national security on Monday, President Donald Trump addressed the Amtrak train derailment in Washington state, saying the tragedy reinforces the need for a new infrastructure plan.
Multiple fatalities and injuries are reported after an Amtrak train derailed near Tacoma, Washington, early Monday morning.
At least 30 people are reported injured in Oxnard, California, after a commuter train struck a truck and derailed. Three Metrolink train cars can be seen on their side from helicopter footage seen on "America's Newsroom."
Amazingly no one was hurt in this massive explosion in a small West Virginia town.
Some dramatic video from Louisiana shows the moment of impact between a freight train and a truck that had gotten stuck on the tracks.
Federal authorities say the operator of a train that crashed under Chicago's O'Hare Airport had fallen asleep.
At least 39 people were injured this morning in a train derailment under Chicago's O'Hare Airport.
A fiery train derailment on Monday evening has the citizens of Castleton, North Dakota, on the run from the toxic fumes rapidly spewing from the site of the crash.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke about this morning’s deadly Metro-North train derailment in New York City.
We're seeing some horrifying video this morning of a train derailment in northwestern Spain, which has left at least 77 people dead and about 140 more injured.
A faulty rail joint may have caused the deadly trail derailment in France. Investigators say they found the joint moved from its normal position. Six people died in that accident on Friday.