Citizens for Regional Transit

Improving Amtrak passenger train service into and out of this region is almost as important as improving the connecting Metro Rail service. That from a meeting Tuesday night sponsored by Citizens for Regional Transit.

Schumer: Passenger rail safety must be reviewed

Jan 8, 2017

Following a train accident last week, Senator Charles Schumer is calling on federal authorities to test train engineers for sleep apnea.

Michael Mroziak/WBFO News

A CSX train and a tractor-trailer collided Tuesday morning at Ganson and Michigan streets, causing burn injuries to two people.

Five CSX cars derail in Cheektowaga

Dec 10, 2013

Five tank cars filled with crude oil bound from Chicago to Philadelphia derailed Tuesday morning on the tracks along Broadway near Harlem Road in Cheektowaga.

A youthful game might have been behind the deadly train accident in Westfield on Friday.

Authorities are investigating the possibility that three men being struck by a freight train might have resulted from a dare. All three men are in their twenties. Two of the victims were killed. The third is recovering fromĀ  serious injuries in a Pennsylvania hospital.

The accident occurred as the men were running along a railroad bridge in Westfield.

The train was fitted with a camera and authorities believe that the footage will help in their investigation.