For many people in Saskatoon's Montgomery Place and Fairhaven neighbourhoods a weekend train derailment and disruptions were the final straw.

Both CN and CP trains run in the area and residents say they're fed up and want changes made before a more serious incident happens.

Five CN railcars carrying grain derailed Friday night near 11th Street. No one was injured but the cars spilled some of the grain they were carrying.....

....The next morning Marilyn Person sighted the wreckage from her balcony next to the tracks. Person says she sees trains running here day and night, often hauling oil tanker cars......

 "Oh, it’s scary if there were tanker cars. That’s what my neighbours and me are always talking about," she said.....    read more here

Train derailment in Paris dumps coal into Stoner Creek

A train wreck Monday morning in downtown Paris [ Ky.] apparently occurred when a hillside under the tracks gave way, authorities said.

That caused three coal cars in a 100-car CSX train to derail about 3:30 a.m. Monday, dumping coal into nearby Stoner Creek, officials said.

No injuries were reported, but Paris officials are concerned that a sewer line might have been damaged in the crash.

Two cars went into the water, one striking a dam. The third car remained partially on the tracks in a precarious position. One car was upside down....    read more here

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