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|Rail cars that caught fire after a freight train crash near Louisville, Kentucky, were being allowed to burn throughout the night to destroy hazardous materials inside them, authorities announced Tuesday evening. |
The fiery derailment prompted authorities to evacuate everyone within a mile of the wreck as a pall of thick, black smoke began to spread across the town of Brooks, abo...
|I followed the railroad tracks and came upon this train just east of Essex,MT. This area is part of the Marias Pass which is one of the featured routes in Microsoft Train Simulator. These tracks are also used by the Amtrak Empire Builder passenger train. U.S. Hwy. 2 is also shown which parallels the tracks though Montana. Use the controls to get the full effect of the mountainous scenery.||01/21/2007||911|
|The freight train in this file you see twice. Just south of the danish-german border and approaching Tinglev.||01/05/2008||460|
|1880 Steam Train runs during summer between Hill City and Keystone South Dakota. You can see the smoke plume and the 2 enclosed passenger cars behind the open cars.|
Hear the whistle?? I can.
|On July 29th 2009 a freight train carrying 14 containers of liquefied natural gas derailed in the town of Viareggio in Italy followed by a deafening explosion that killed 16 and injured 50.||08/29/2009||2,577|
|In recent years, rail freight into and out of New England has been mostly Conrail (now CSX) or Guilford. Another route exists that avoids these carriers. |
A test train has run to Johnson City, New York (January 2006). This coal train moved via the New England Gateway Route (P&W-NECR-VRS-D&H-NS)
The new "Alphabet Route"
|The train of Tank cars attacked at this point by 2 Group on the night of 6/7 August 1944 is completely burned out. No truck count is possible but the train is approx. 820 feet long. Both tracks are blocked temorarily.||10/22/2008||602|
|A double headed loco nearly a mile and half long hauling freight in Canada.||06/22/2008||389|
JALCARGO is the brand of Japan Airline group's freight service. JAL is a member of the WOW Alliance on cargo. In the fiscal year ended on 31 March 2006, domestically it carried 338,443 paid tonne-kilometres (tkm) of freight and 85,519 tkm of airmail. Internationally it carried 4,541,293 paid tkm of freight and 161,690 tkm of airmail.
|Probably a car factory in Germany. I am unable to identify the types of cars on the extensive parking lot. My rough estimate is about 1500 cars, although there are definitely more than 1000 cars.||09/11/2006||656|
|City Zvolen - west of the castle, across the street. Follow the foot path to the bottom of the hill and check out the camouflaged cars from an armoured military transport train used during the Slovak National Uprising.|
|Commuter Train (Metra) Accident in Chicago|
16 people injured, 3 critically
At least 12 Cars badly damaged
You'll see a diagonal crossing.
Local reports say Rail Crossing gates were not working properly.
Correct Location (Sorry)
|Sefton Junction derailment, 2007 |
In the early hours of the morning of 17th January 2007, two diesel locomotives hauling a Melbourne to Brisbane freight train derailed at Sefton junction in the western suburbs of Sydney. Diesel fuel was spilt from the leading locomotive. Following the derailment, the accident crane used to lift the leading locomotive (a QR National CLP class), to...