Lakeland Newswire

Lakeland Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lakeland, FL.

Results 1 - 2 of 2 for "u:reuters.com" in Lakeland, FL

  1. Growing length of U.S. freight trains in federal crosshairs after crashes: GAORead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Reuters

    The investigative arm of the U.S. Congress is launching a probe into the safety of increasingly long freight trains being operated by CSX Corp has beefed up its presence at CSX rail yards, according to CSX employees and SMART Union Chairman Dale Barnett, citing conversations with FRA inspectors. FRA spokesman Marc Willis declined to characterize concerns over CSX train length but said any appearance of increased inspections is due partly to safety complaints and a spike in railroad accidents or incidents.

    Comment?

  2. CSX train carrying harmful chemicals derails in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | Reuters

    A CSX Corp freight train carrying hazardous molten sulfur derailed in central Florida on Monday, prompting authorities to tell residents to stay indoors for several hours, company officials said. The train was traveling to Winston, Florida, from Waycross, Georgia, when nine carriages, including four with molten sulfur, went off the track at around 2 a.m. EST in Lakeland, Florida, nearly 60 miles south of Orlando, said CSX spokesman Rob Doolittle.

    Comment?

Lakeland Job Listings
View or post Lakeland job listings on Topix.
Lakeland Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Lakeland from Topix.
Lakeland Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Lakeland on Topix.