7061 East Pleasant Valley Road, Independence, Ohio 44131 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Information
Secretary-Treasurer
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Two teen boys admit derailing coal train

(The Akron Beacon Journal posted the following article on its website on June 6.)

AKRON, Ohio -- Two boys, 17 and 16, were taken into custody Tuesday in connection with a CSX train derailment in May.

Police said the Akron teens have admitted to placing a railroad tie on the tracks May 8, causing the derailment of a train carrying coal in Akron near the Barberton line.

Two locomotives and 103 rail cars jumped the track, spilling tons of coal at 31st Street Southwest and Welsh Avenue. Damage was set at nearly $500,000.

The boys, who face charges of vandalism, are being held in the Summit County Juvenile Detention facility.

Wednesday, June 7, 2006

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

Sign up for BLET News Flash Alerts

© 1997-2020 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

National Negotiations

Sign up for BLET
News Flash Alerts

DAILY HEADLINES

Union President doesn’t believe ‘SEPTA is taking it seriously enough’ after 13 employees test positive for COVID-19
Coronavirus sidelines 32 employees at NJ Transit
UP, CSX warn of coronavirus’ potential impact on financial returns
CN, CP confident of their post-pandemic response
FreightCar America temporarily suspends production at Alabama facility
COVID-19 concerns temporarily close several suburban train stations used by Metra riders
MBTA starts temperature checks on workers
Riders say reduced schedules at NJ Transit and PATH make it too crowded to social distance
NS to announce Q1 2020 results on April 29
Man shot, killed aboard SEPTA train near Philadelphia
NS faces suit by former conductor who stepped into a sinkhole
Q&A: Comparison of benefits under Railroad Retirement and Social Security
Coronavirus Relief Act impacts railroad workers
Get the latest labor news from the Teamsters

More Headlines