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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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  • Man falls through ice into Fox River trying to escape Elgin police

    Man falls through ice into Fox River trying to escape Elgin police
    A man who was trying to evade Elgin police Sunday morning landed in the Fox River when he tried to cross thin ice to get to the other side, police said.
  • Dutch complete recovery of MH17 wreckage: government

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A week long operation to clear the wreckage from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine has been completed, the Dutch government said on Sunday. A cargo train took pieces of the Boeing 777 aircraft to the eastern...

    BART opens new train line to Oakland airport

    BART opens new train line to Oakland airport
    San Francisco’s BART commuter rail system opened up a direct train line to Oakland International Airport on Saturday, completing a direct connection that some have been waiting for nearly 50 years. The trains started running on time at 6 a.m....

    At Big Hunting Creek, a presidential past and a troublesome present

    At Big Hunting Creek, a presidential past and a troublesome present
    These days, some parts of Big Hunting Creek do not seem nearly so presidential. Its banks torn apart by years of erosion, the roaring stream has become, for some Thurmont citizens, a noisy, unwanted neighbor. “It sounds like a freight train,”...

    Time-out needed on All Aboard Florida

    Time-out needed on All Aboard Florida
    As All Aboard Florida prepares sites for new stations in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, a troubling standoff has emerged over the New River Bridge, a tension that must be resolved before this promising passenger-train service moves farther down...