Csx train

August 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Washington Grove Mayor: ‘The Absence of the Post Office Would Have a Devastating Effect’

John Compton, the mayor of Washington Grove, says the absence of a functioning post office would have a “devastating effect” on his small town, which takes up 200 acres of land. Washington Grove, the historical “town within a forest,” was incorporated in 1937, and is home to around 555 people with about 200 households. The […]

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June 11, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Fire Disrupts Freight Train Near Rockville Station

A CSX freight train was held up near the Rockville MARC station this morning when one of its cars started smoldering, according to Fire & Rescue Services spokesman Pete Piringer. The smoldering contents were cocoa powder, Piringer said. The car was separated from the train and moved to another track. Other trains face delays but […]

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July 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Police Name Two Killed by Train in Germantown

Montgomery County police have identified the two pedestrians in Germantown who were killed by a CSX train Wednesday. The deceased have been identified as Daianne Peralta, 25, of an unconfirmed address, and Cristina Segovia, 30, of the unit block of West Diamond Avenue in Gaithersburg, police said. Detectives from the police Major Crimes Division are […]

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July 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Deaths of Two Struck by CSX Train

Montgomery County police said Wednesday night they were investigating the deaths of two people struck by a CSX train in Germantown. Tweets from police and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue tell the story: Waring Station Rd near Peach Crest Dr/Silver Gate Way, Germantown, CSX tracks, pedestrian struck, — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) July 19, 2018 CSX […]

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