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Train Derailer Does It Job

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Media Contact: Mark Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A CSX locomotive operating independent of any other rail cars derailed this afternoon at about 3:00 pm. The locomotive hit a safety device, a derailer, on a side track intentionally causing the locomotive to flip partially off of the tracks before entering the main rail line. A small […]

TRAIN VS CAR – BELTSVILLE

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930Photos are courtesy of the Beltsville Volunteer Fire Department A train collided with a car that had made its way onto the tracks early this morning seriously injuring the vehicle occupant. At about 6:15 AM, Sunday, January 10, 2010, a 70-car CSX freight train struck a car near […]