Norfolk Southern Railroad

WCBE files

Franklin County Commissioners today are expected to accept a 171 thousand dollar legal settlement with Norfolk Southern Railroad for the train derailment in Weinland Park in July of 2012.

Getty Images

The City of Circleville, where trains sometimes block responders during emergencies, will reopen an old fire station on the other side of the tracks by the end of the year.

Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio is sponsoring a bill designed to protect communities from the dangers of trains carrying hazardous materials.

More than a dozen trains carrying over 1 million gallons of crude oil cross Ohio every week.

WCBE files

The National Transportation Safety Board says a broken rail was the cause of a train derailment near the Ohio State Fairgrounds in 2012.

Rail Line In Delaware County Reopened

Mar 7, 2014

Norfolk Southern railroad has reopened one of the two lines at the Delaware County site where nearly three dozen corn-carrying cars derailed on Tuesday.

Norfolk Southern Railroad officials say a broken wheel may be to blame for Tuesday's train derailment in Delaware County.

Local Agencies Want Money From Rail Company

Jul 11, 2013

Local agencies say they are still trying to recover nearly 900 thousand dollars lost in the train derailment and explosion near Weinland Park last year.

Marion police say a woman is hospitalized in stable condition in Columbus after her car was hit by a train late last night.

Columbus police have identified the woman killed by a train in Clintonville last week.