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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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  • 2 Metro-North Derailments Raise New Concerns From Regulators

    2 Metro-North Derailments Raise New Concerns From Regulators
    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two Metro-North derailments in New York have renewed concerns among federal regulators over the commuter railroad's focus on safety.
  • Bud on the tracks: A SunRail pub crawl

    Bud on the tracks: A SunRail pub crawl
    From the moment commuter rail became a reality in Central Florida, I've had a curious thirst. Sure, I've heard all the bullet points about the benefits of public transportation: Energy efficiency. Lower traffic congestion. Job creation. I agree with all...

    Damaged guardrail cited in report on Texas prison bus crash

    Damaged guardrail cited in report on Texas prison bus crash
    A West Texas prison bus probably hit a piece of displaced highway guardrail, then veered onto a median, down an embankment and struck a freight train, killing 10, according to a preliminary report released Thursday. The report, prepared by the...

    Video shows fitness model was clipped from behind by train in deadly accident

    Video shows fitness model was clipped from behind by train in deadly accident
    Video footage that captured the moments before Greg Plitt’s death shows the fitness model running southbound in between two sets of train tracks in Burbank before getting clipped from behind by an oncoming train, police said. The Division of...

    Minor Derailment At Grand Central Delays New Haven Line

    Minor Derailment At Grand Central Delays New Haven Line
    A minor derailment at Grand Central Terminal delayed Metro-North's New Haven Line costumers coming in and going out, according to the Metropolitan Transit Authority. MTA said about 8 p.m. the delays were about five to 10 minutes because of congestion...