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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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  • Heroes honored for live-saving work

    Heroes honored for live-saving work
    St. Luke's University Hospital celebrated the resiliency of the human body and spirit Saturday by honoring two accident victims who suffered life-threatening injuries and survived because of the diligent aid of medical personnel.
  • Cops: 1 dead after train collides with vehicle

    Cops: 1 dead after train collides with vehicle
    A 28-year-old Clearwater man was killed after a train collided with a vehicle in Longwood this afternoon, officials said. Longwood police and Seminole County deputies responded to the collision which happened around 2:25 p.m. near State Road 434. The...

    Man pulls driver from car stuck on tracks seconds before train hits in Hollywood

    Man pulls driver from car stuck on tracks seconds before train hits in Hollywood
    A man whose car became stuck on train tracks in Hollywood was pulled to safety by a stranger Friday night seconds before a freight train hit the car. Jose Anez, 43, of Hollywood, was driving north on Dixie Highway with his family around 7:30 p.m. when...

    All Aboard Florida train hearings set for October, November

    A series of eight hearings have been set for October and November in Central Florida and along the East Coast to listen to public comments about the planned train system that would link Miami with Orlando International Airport. Sponsored by the...

    Train horns should not be a bother

    I read with interest of another train/auto tragedy — this time in Pembroke Park. I wonder what percentage of these incidents occur at railroad crossings that have hornless trains? It seems that saving lives and reducing accidents should be the...