Norfolk Southern

Tim Pohl

Around 4 p.m. Thursday, something went terribly wrong on a Norfolk Southern freight train heading east through Attica, on its way from Bison Yard in Cheektowaga to Mechanicville, near Albany. The train's two engines flew off a high embankment, dragging train cars along with them.

Train derails in Ripley causing ethanol leak, dozens evacuated

Mar 2, 2016
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Crews are working to remove some of the 16 cars on an eastbound Norfolk Southern freight train that derailed in southwestern New York and forced the evacuation of several homes because of leaks in two ethanol tankers. Evacuated residents, meanwhile, were wondering when they could finally go home.

Construction starts on Letchworth Park bridge

Oct 27, 2015
New York State Parks

The 140-year-old Portageville Bridge in Letchworth State Park is being replaced.

Train crash claims one life in Evans

Dec 26, 2013

Authorities say a motorist whose vehicle was hit by a train at a town of Evans railroad crossing has died.