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Aerial view of the train derailment wreckage in East Palestine. (Screenshot from NTSB B-roll recorded Feb. 5, 2023)

Norfolk Southern pays $1 million to Pennsylvania communities for relief after train derailment

BY: - July 24, 2023

More than five months after a train derailed along the Ohio-Pennsylvania border, western communities affected by the fiery wreck have received financial support from the railroad company to help with relief.

Lawmakers renew calls for rail safety reforms after Pa.’s latest train derailment

BY: - July 18, 2023

The Montgomery County accident has intensified the attention of state and federal officials.

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BY: - May 20, 2023

Nine railcars from a Norfolk Southern train jumped the tracks outside of New Castle, Pa., about 50 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, on May 10.

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Fetterman: ‘Same *s**t, different day,’ with latest Norfolk-Southern derailment | Monday Coffee

BY: - May 15, 2023

Pa. lawmakers renew calls for accountability for freight-hauling giant; bill clears U.S. Senate committee hurdle.

After latest Norfolk Southern derailment, W. Pa lawmakers call for rail accountability

BY: - April 11, 2023

'We stand together in solidarity today to call for stronger safety regulations for bomb trains,' U.S. Rep. Summer Lee, D-12th District, said.

Norfolk Southern will be there ‘as long as it takes,’ CEO tells Pa. lawmakers

BY: - March 20, 2023

Alan Shaw, answering a subpoena from the Pennsylvania Senate Veteran Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee on Monday, pledged to help communities affected by the derailment recover.

Aerial view of the train derailment wreckage in East Palestine. (Screenshot from NTSB B-roll recorded Feb. 5, 2023)

Pa. Health Dept. extends health resource center near derailment site

BY: - March 10, 2023

The center will be open March 13 to March 15 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on March 16.

State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, attends the Senate Education Committee Hearing held at the Pennsylvania Capitol on May 24, 2022 in Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Pa. Senate committee votes to subpoena Norfolk Southern CEO

BY: - March 1, 2023

The Republican-controlled committee voted 9-1 to subpoena Alan Shaw, requesting that the president and CEO of the railroad company testify about the train derailment in East Palestine.

Pa. officials vow to ‘hold this railroad accountable,’ announce monthly water testing

BY: and - February 16, 2023

U.S. Rep. Chris Deluzio, D-17th District, told the Capital-Star that his constituents in Beaver County, just a few miles west of the site of the derailment, had a general sense of fear.