| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:53 PM
The rail transport company CSX is suing the truck driver involved in last month's Rosedale train crash, arguing that he did not take proper care when crossing the railroad tracks.
The suit, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore, names John...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:42 AM
What does it require to get members of Congress to take action quickly and decisively on an issue of federal spending? Now we know. The possibility that they will be delayed in an airport terminal somewhere waiting for a flight out of town is apparently...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Less than a month after a fiery train derailment in Rosedale, the Federal Railroad Administration Tuesday launched a smartphone mobile application to provide safety information about more than 200,000 highway-rail grade crossings.
The free app, Rail...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The National Transportation Safety Board released new details Wednesday on its investigation into last month's train derailment and explosion in Rosedale, finding that more chemicals were released in the crash than originally reported.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:33 PM
An employee at a scaffolding company next to the railroad tracks in Rosedale was one of the first people to see the train leave its tracks after it rammed into a truck last month.
"There's just a train wreck in front of us and it's on fire," the man...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:00 PM
A CSX train carrying trash from upstate New York derailed Friday evening in Lansdowne, Baltimore County officials said. No injuries were reported, and police said the train was not carrying hazardous materials.
"No injuries, no fire, no hazmat," said...
| Nov 16, 2012
Mara Kaminowitz knows the roads. That's why the professional mapmaker and her husband will be taking the train to New York City to celebrate Thanksgiving with family.
"That's our strategy for how to deal with holiday traffic — avoid I-95 at all...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:27 PM
John Alban Jr., the driver seriously injured after his truck collided with a freight train in Rosedale last week — triggering an explosion felt around the region — was discharged from the hospital.
Maryland Shock Trauma Center spokeswoman...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The National Transportation Safety Board expects to conclude by week's end its on-scene investigation of the railroad crossing derailment and explosion in Rosedale.
The agency, which has been gathering evidence and interviewing witnesses since the May 28...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Numerous Harford County residents in the Fallston, Joppa and Bel Air areas felt the tremble Tuesday afternoon when a train derailed and caused an explosion in the Rosedale area of Baltimore County near the Baltimore City line.
Several Harford fire...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:10 AM
As Rosedale residents and business owners began to clean up after the fiery train derailment, federal officials said Wednesday that a chemical, sodium chlorate, had likely exploded in one of the train cars.
Investigators with the National Transportation...
| May 29, 2013
| 10:18 AM
As accidents go, few of recent memory have grabbed the region's attention like Tuesday's collision and explosion involving a CSX freight train and a trash truck in Rosedale. If Baltimoreans weren't close enough to hear the tooth-rattling blast, they...