Regulators say Norfolk Southern has made improvements since a fiery Ohio derailment but still falls well short of being the "gold standard for safety" it is striving to be. Instead, the railroad is too often only willing to meet minimum safety requirements.
Every day across America, trains park in the middle of neighborhoods and major intersections, waiting to enter congested rail yards or for one crew to switch with another. They block crossings, sometimes for hours or days, disrupting life and endangering lives.
No injuries were reported after nine railcars from a Norfolk Southern freight train derailed in Pennsylvania, with no hazardous chemicals on board, fire department and company officials said.
The federal government is accusing Norfolk Southern of "unlawfully polluting" the country's waterways and violating the Clean Water Act in the accident near East Palestine.
A bipartisan consensus that Congress should act to toughen regulations on railroads is emerging in the U.S. Senate.
Federal investigators have announced a special investigation into railroad Norfolk Southern. The move follows a fiery derailment on the Ohio-Pennsylvania border in February and several other accidents.
The 212-car train that derailed outside of Springfield, Ohio, on Saturday was not carrying any toxic materials, several state and local agencies confirmed. The EPA will stay on site for cleanup.
Residents who say they're still suffering from illnesses nearly a month after a train carrying toxic chemicals derailed in Ohio confronted the railroad's operator Thursday at a town forum.
Norfolk Southern has become the third major freight railroad to offer some of its employees paid sick time. It announced a deal Wednesday with one of its unions in response to workers' quality-of life complaints that arose during contract negotiations.
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says Atlanta-based freight rail company Norfolk Southern must make residents of a small Ohio town "whole" after a fiery derailment earlier this month released toxic chemicals in the area.
A record number of guns were intercepted last year at airport checkpoints across the country.
Savannah has been chosen to host the ECHL hockey league's all-star game next year.
Gov. Brian Kemp and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms welcomed Norfolk Southern Tuesday at a groundbreaking for the company's new headquarters.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that Norfolk Southern will be relocating its headquarters to Atlanta.
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