Tag: train derailment

Travel & Public Transit

BNSF train derailment in Minnesota prompts evacuation

March 30, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

An early Thursday morning derailment involving a BNSF train near Raymond, Minnesota, led to an evacuation of area residents within a half-mile of the site. The train was carrying 22 rail cars of mixed freight, including ethanol and corn syrup. […]

Travel & Public Transit

Bombardier safety system to prevent light rail collision, overspeed

June 12, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

Bombardier Transportation unveiled its new safety system for urban light rail vehicles at the UITP Global Public Transportation Summit in Stockholm. Called COMPAS (Collision and Overspeed Monitoring and Prevention Assistance System), the technology was developed in cooperation with Bombardier Transportation’s […]