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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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  • Detours, traffic woes to end with Sinclair Lane Bridge reopening Monday, city says

    Detours, traffic woes to end with Sinclair Lane Bridge reopening Monday, city says
    A bridge replacement project that has forced nearly 30,000 drivers a day to take detours through East Baltimore will end next week after two years of cost run-ups and delays.
  • Metra train fatally hits pedestrian in Oak Forest

    Metra train fatally hits pedestrian in Oak Forest
    A female pedestrian was fatally struck by a Metra train in southwest suburban Oak Forest early Friday morning, authorities said. The incident happened around 12:10 a.m. shortly after a train on Metra’s Rock Island District line left the Oak Forest...

    Later SunRail hours seen as a boon to Park Avenue merchants

    Later SunRail hours seen as a boon to Park Avenue merchants
    The news caught Patrick Chapin by surprise – and he couldn’t have been happier. “I was sort of surprised at hearing they were expanding,” he said. “We all sort of thought that expanded service would be financially...

    Traffic: Roadwork on U.S. 1

    Traffic: Roadwork on U.S. 1
    The state Department of Transportation said that emergency roadwork on U.S. 1 North in the Nottingham area that began on Wednesday continued into Thursday morning. The roadwork between Putty Hill Avenue and Dunfield Road has closed all northbound...

    California's bullet train: We owe it to our grandchildren to get this right

    California's bullet train: We owe it to our grandchildren to get this right
    No one likes mass transit more than me, and trains are my favorite form of it. They're good for the environment, they are fun to ride, and you zip right past all the planet-killing motorists sitting in traffic. But urban planners often fall short when...