CSX Transport Settles With GE In Train Derailment Suit

Law360, New York (February 8, 2010, 4:03 PM EST) -- CSX Transportation Inc. has reached a deal with General Electric Co. in a suit seeking damages for a freight train derailment it said was caused by a GE train car.

Judge Thomas Russell dismissed the case from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky after being informed that CSXT and GE had reached a settlement.

An attorney for GE said the settlement was confidential. CSXT could not immediately be reached for comment Monday.

CSXT claimed in the suit that one of its freight...
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