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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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NEWTON FALLS, OH – A CSX train carrying hazardous materials derailed in Newton Falls, OH on Monday, March 28, 2011. The train was carrying ammonia and chlorine.

Rail cars fell off a bridge after being knocked off the tracks in a CSX train derailment in Newton Falls, OH on Monday, March 28, 2011. Photo credit:

Newton Falls is a city in Newton Township located in Trumbull County, Ohio in the northeastern part of the state about 24 miles northwest of Youngstown. ... Read More

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV – A CSX five car coal train derailed Thursday March 3 around 8:45 a.m. near Springdale WV closing a section of Route 20. Springdale is located in Fayette County about 7 miles from Wheeling.

Photo shows CSX five-car-coal train derailment in Fayette County Thursday morning, March 3. PHOTO CREDIT: F. Brian Ferguson The Register-Herald

Authorities with the Fayette County Emergency Operations Center told the media that the train did not flip over, and no injuries were reported.

Route 20 was re-opened late Thursday night, but authorities were still working on getting the train back on its tracks.

The cause of the incident remains under investigation.

The Register-Herald

Published by FELA lawyer Gordon, Elias & Seely, LLP

LOUISVILLE, KY – A CSX train derailed on Friday night, January 14, at about 10:30 p.m. at LaGrange Road and Chamberlain Lane, near the Ford Truck Plant in east Louisville KY.

CSX spokesman Bob Sullivan told reporters that the freight train carrying 85 cars and two locomotives was traveling on a side track and pulling into its last stop when seven cars derailed. ... Read More

CHAPMANVILLE, WV – On Friday, October 8, 2010, a CSX coal train derailed just north of Chapmanville, WV along a section of track that runs alongside State Route 10, dumping tons of coal onto the roadway.

Tons of coal spills onto State Route 10 in Chapmanville, WV in October 8, 2010 CSX train derailment

Chapmanville is in Logan County, West Virginia in the southwestern part of the state about 10 miles north of Peach Creek and about 45 miles southwest of Charleston. ... Read More

CHATTANOOGA, TN – A CSX train derailed in downtown Chattanooga, TN on Sunday afternoon, May 23, 2010 at around 4:30 p.m. The derailment involved 28 cars which jumped the tracks near the 3200 block of Broad Street and St. Elmo Ave. near the old Wheland Foundry site.

Twisted pile of rail cars near the 3200 block of Broad Street in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee. Photo credit: Bruce Garner, Chattanooga Fire Dept.

Chattanooga is located in the southeastern part of the state near its southern border with Alabama and Georgia. It is about 133 miles southeast of Nashville and about 316 miles east of Memphis. ... Read More

GLADSTONE, VA – A CSX train carrying coal derailed around 12:45 a.m. on Thursday, April 1, 2010 in Gladstone, Virginia just south of Norwood. Norwood is located in the central part of the state about 180 miles northwest of Norfolk, about 85 miles west of Richmond, and about 34 miles northeast of Lynchburg.

A CSX train carrying coal derailed just after midnight Thursday morning along Norwood Road in Nelson County, Virginia. Photo credit: Lee Luther Jr.

In the incident, 22 cars that were carrying coal overturned when a train belonging to CSX jumped the tracks and overturned. The mishap occurred south of Variety Mills Road along a section of track that runs alongside Norwood Road. Coal spilled within 500 feet of a tributary of the James River and, according to officials, the coal spill did contaminate the waterway.  ... Read More

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