Track Failure Likely Cause Of Oil Train DerailmentAbout a hundred people — a quarter of the town's population — have been evacuated from their homes
Oregon Train Derailment Spills Oil, Sparks FireHighway 84 was closed for a quarter-mile near the site, and the radius for evacuations was a half-mile
Freight Train Derails In Everett; No Injuries Burlington Northern Santa Fe says a freight train has derailed in Everett, leaving four cars off the track, but no injuries or spills. The main rail line north of Seattle is blocked by the cars.
Weekend Mudslide Affects Local Train ServiceA mudslide over the weekend that caused an Amtrak train to derail will affect both commuter and passenger train service throughout Washington for the next few days.
Freight Train Traffic Resumes After Derailment Near EverettFreight train traffic has resumed on a stretch of rail south of Everett, Wash., that was hit by a mudslide that derailed a freight train. However, a fresh mudslide has extended a moratorium on passenger train traffic in the area.