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Railway Disasters

Railway Disasters
A collection of news and information related to Railway Accidents published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
A collection of news and information related to Railway Accidents published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES) « Show less

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  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on BW Parkway North

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on BW Parkway North
    The state Department of Transportation has reported a disabled vehicle on the northbound Baltimore Washington Parkway in the Baltimore Highlands at Daisy Avenue at 8:29 a.m. on Friday. No additional information was given.
  • OSHA broadens rules for reporting workplace deaths

    On a single day last month, a worker was electrocuted in Branson, Mo., a worker was struck and killed by a train in Stanley, N.D., two workers drowned in a pump pit in El Paso, Texas, and a worker was crushed by a forklift in Louisville, Ky. And those...

    Some Bay Area train service restored after Ferguson protest shuts station

    Some Bay Area train service restored after Ferguson protest shuts station
    Partial train service to San Francisco was restored after authorities arrested protesters angry over the Ferguson, Mo., grand jury decision who forced the closure of a Bay Area Rapid Transit station in West Oakland, triggering delays across the region&...

    Marine industry, All Aboard Florida seek solution on New River bridge

    Marine industry, All Aboard Florida seek solution on New River bridge
    The old railway bridge over the New River in Fort Lauderdale has emerged as the latest flash point in plans to launch high-speed passenger rail service from Miami to Orlando. The marine industry insists All Aboard Florida's trains will keep the low...

    Pedestrian fatally struck by Tri-Rail train

    Pedestrian fatally struck by Tri-Rail train
    A pedestrian was stuck and killed by a Tri-Rail train Wednesday night. Train P634 was heading north when it hit the pedestrian at 6:13 p.m., Tri-Rail spokeswoman Bonnie Arnold said. The train, which was carrying 250 passengers, stopped just north of...