Archive for the ‘Oklahoma Railroad News’ Category
TULSA, Okla. – A preliminary federal report released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Monday, July 9, said the two freight trains that collided in the Oklahoma Panhandle on June 24 were not speeding.
GOODWELL, Okla. — Two engineers and a conductor are missing after two Union Pacific freight trains collided on Sunday, June 24 in the Oklahoma Panhandle. Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper, Betsy Randolph, said that law officials were searching areas near the track hoping that the missing workers may have jumped off the train.
PERRY, OK – At least three families were forced to leave their homes following the derailment of a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train in Perry, OK on Thursday, January 13, 2011.
Perry is in Noble County, Oklahoma in the northern part of the state about 79 miles northwest of Tulsa. ... Read More
PERRY, OK — A BNSF train carrying fertilizer derailed Thursday evening on January 13 at about 10:15 p.m. Only one of 4 derailed cars carrying the fertilizer was discovered to be leaking the hazardous material. The incident was reported by a police dispatcher.
The train was traveling about 20 mph along U.S. 77, also 7 Street at Birch Street in the middle of the city, at approximately 10:15 p.m when the train accident occurred, Perry police communication supervisor Richard Williams reported. ... Read More
CANEY, OK – An Atoka County worker was killed when his semi truck crashed into an oncoming train at a railroad crossing in Caney, OK on Thursday, October 21, 2010.
Caney is in Atoka County, Oklahoma in the southern part of the state about 142 miles southeast of Oklahoma City. ... Read More
ENID, OK — A train belonging to Farm Rail Company derailed on the BNSF railway closing three intersections this morning in Enid, OK. The incident occurred at about 10:20 a.m.involving three cars that derailed along Johnson Avenue, closing the crossings at Broadway, Elm and Randolph avenues.
The rail cars were cleared from BNSF Railway tracks and three crossings were reopened about 2:40 p.m. today, police Lt. Eric Holtzclaw said. ... Read More