Accident Investigations

HQ-2015-1082 (Finalized)

  • 07
  • Aug
  • 2015
ACCIDENT TYPE: Head End Collision (HEC)
LOCATION: Riddleville, GA
RAILROAD: Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NS)
SUBJECT: Accident Investigations
KEYWORDS: Accident Investigations, PTC
ABSTRACT: On August 7, 2015, at about 1:11 p.m., eastbound Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) Train 208G5-06 collided head-on with westbound NS Train G23G5-07. The accident occurred about 4.75 miles northwest of Riddleville, Georgia, and about 4.82 miles east of Tennille, Georgia, on single main track near Milepost (MP) S129.7 on NS’s Georgia Division Savannah District between Tennille, MP S135.0 and Davisboro, Georgia, MP S122.0.