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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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  • No SunRail on Memorial Day, buses running reduced schedule

    The SunRail commuter train will not operate on Memorial Day and the Lynx bus service will run a limited schedule similar to what it conducts on Sundays, officials with the agencies said.
  • Amtrak tells Ohio city to continue plans for train stop

    Amtrak says a southwest Ohio city and university should continue working on plans for a passenger train stop following an internal analysis of ridership numbers. Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari tells the Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News (http://bit.ly/...

    Quotations in the News

    "When a train derails on a speed-limited curve, there is one inescapable conclusion: The train was speeding. We look forward to deposing the memory-impaired engineer as to what he remembers happening." — Defense lawyer Robert Mongeluzzi on Amtrak...

    Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges

    Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges
    PHILADELPHIA — The Amtrak engineer at the controls of a train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people, remains the focus of an inquiry by federal transportation safety investigators. But a second probe could prove more personally...

    Railroad repair closing major roads in Elmwood Park, River Grove

    Railroad repair closing major roads in Elmwood Park, River Grove
    Two major roads in Elmwood Park and River Grove are being blocked for repairs to railroad crossings. Work started May 20 at the intersection of the Milwaukee District/West Line train tracks and River Road in River Grove. The construction has shut down...