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RUSHVILLE, IN – A pickup truck collided with a CSX train, seriously injuring two motorists in Rushville, IN on August 16, 2013. Rushville is located in Rush County in the east-central part of the state about 45 miles southeast of Indianapolis.

A pickup truck was severely damaged and the occupants were seriously injured after colliding with a CSX train in Rushville, IN on August 16, 2013. Photo credit: Rush County Sheriff’s Department.

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FORT WAYNE, IN. — An OSHA investigation found that a Ft. Wayne crane operator, employed by Norfolk Southern, was wrongfully fired for reporting workplace injuries. OSHA has ordered Norfolk Southern railroad to expunge the disciplinary record of the railroad worker, to reinstate the employee it fired and to pay him nearly $438,000 in damages.
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INDIANAPOLIS — reported that a CSX train has derailed early Wednesday morning, Jan. 23, on the west side of Indianapolis.

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FORT WAYNE, IN — A Norfolk Southern railroad worker was injured on Monday morning, Dec. 24, after falling onto the railroad tracks and had a hand and foot amputated, according to emergency radio traffic.

View of the railroad tracks in Fort Wayne, IN where a Norfolk Southern railroad worker lost a foot and a hand in a serious work related injury after falling on the tracks while a train was being moved on December 24, 2012.

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CASS COUNTY, IN. — State Road 25 in Cass County Indiana was shut down after a Norfolk Southern train derailed and hit a semi truck this morning.

A Norfolk Southern train derailed on December 17, 2012 after a crash with a semi truck in Cass County, IN just outside Logansport. Photo credit: Cass County Sheriff’s Department

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FORT WAYNE, IN. — A Norfolk Southern train traveling from Chicago to Harrisburg, Pa.,  derailed when two locomotives hauling 43 cars, slipped off the tracks in Fort Wayne, IN.

Thirty seven Norfolk Southern rail cars derailed in Fort Wayne, IN on September 8, 2012 causing traffic to come to a standstill for several hours.

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GARY, |N — Two railroad workers were injured early Sunday morning, April 8, when a CSX train and South Shore Freight train collided near the U.S. 12 overpass in Gary, Indiana. Firefighters had to extricate both railroad workers, including one who had a broken leg.

A CSX train and a South Shore Freight train crashed into each other in Gary, IN at a switch where 3 tracks run side by side near the U.S. 12 overpass.

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WASHINGTON, DC – On January 12, 2012, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued new safety recommendations regarding the restriction of railroad train speeds in the light of five train accidents which occurred over about a 4-month period in 2011, two of which involved fatalities.

Fatal train crash where two BNSF railroad workers were killed on April 17, 2011 about 5 miles west of Red Oak, IA. Photo credit: Kyle Wilson / Creston News Advertiser

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VALPARAISO, IN – Three CSX freight trains collided in a fiery pileup in a rural section of Porter County, IN just northeast of Valparaiso.

Thick black smoke visible for miles from the collision of three CSX freight trains following a collision and derailment on tracks near Valpariso, IN on January 6, 2012.

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JACKSON TOWNSHIP, IN – A CSX train derailed in Jackson Township, Indiana on Wednesday, June 16, 2020, then a worker was killed when a crane toppled onto him a day later during the cleanup effort.

Officials make their way east, down the track, towards the wreckage of a CSX train derailment between Mander Road and C.R. 400 E. in Jackson Township. Photo credit: Kevin Nevers

Jackson Township is located in Porter County in the northwestern part of the state, about 25 miles east of Gary, Indiana and about 158 miles northwest of Indianapolis.

The derailment occurred about 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday between Mander Road and County Road 400 East. The derailment shut down the Old Suman Road grade-crossing on Wednesday until the front portion of the train could be separated and moved down the track. ... Read More

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