Amtrak officials made a pitch to Tennessee state lawmakers last week to bring an Amtrak route from Nashville to Atlanta, with stops being made in Murfreesboro, Tullahoma, Chattanooga and the Nashville airport.
This marks the 3rd person to be hit by a train at that location and the 5th death under or next to the bridge.
Long term, there is a possibility of a light rail commuter line between Rutherford and Davidson Counties.
Murfreesboro Police have released the name of the man struck and killed by a CSX train this past Friday evening.
UPDATE: Reports indicate 47 year old Jamie Climer, was believed to be sitting on the train tracks, was struck and killed by the CSX locomotive shortly after 6:00, Wednesday evening.
Transportation and infrastructure are areas of focus for Gov. Bill Haslam as he enters the new year, with the governor being quoted as saying he plans to unveil a plan for projects and funding.
A CSX train and a Honda Accord collided in Murfreesboro on Tuesday night. The accident occurred behind Murfreesboro Outdoors...
Imagine losing your right leg at age 15 by way of a train car cutting it off. Marshall, who is 57 years old today, recalls the night that he lost his leg.
Senate Bill 2093, sponsored by Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro), authorizes partnerships between private entities and state and local governments for the private development, redevelopment and operation of transportation facilities. .
One of the ideas that has been tossed around includes a lite rail system between Murfreesboro and Nashville.
The memorial service for Austin Sienk, the 27 year old homeless man from Utah who was struck by a train in Murfreesboro was held Saturday morning.
A homeless man in Murfreesboro was struck and killed by a CSX freight train around 8:00 o'clock Sunday morning.
The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is proud to announce that Steam Locomotive 4501, the star of its fleet, will power rail passenger excursions as part of Norfolk Southern's 21st Century Steam program.
The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum has announced that Steam Locomotive 4501, the star of its fleet, will power rail passenger excursions as part of Norfolk Southern's 21st Century Steam excursions this year.
After a preliminary investigation, detectives believe that 43-year old...
State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) won approval Wednesday of key legislation calling for a study to determine the feasibility of a monorail public transportation system along the I-24 Nashville Southeast Corridor that connects downtown Murfreesboro to Nashville.
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