Baltimore Red Line

CSX needs new rail crossing

CSX needs new rail crossing

In the time I have lived in Baltimore, there have now been two failures of the retaining wall adjacent to the CSX Belt Line tracks, and at least two derailments inside the Howard Street Tunnel on the same line, one of which sparked a chemical fire that lasted nearly a week and required a large area of downtown to be evacuated (“East 26th Street in Baltimore sinking again near site of 2014 collapse — raising questions about inspections,” Nov. 26).

Also in that time, public concern over crude oil trains has risen after a series of high profile...

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