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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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  • Amtrak train hits parked vehicle in Winter Park

    Amtrak train hits parked vehicle in Winter Park
    An Amtrak train crashed into a parked vehicle in Winter Park on Saturday afternoon, according to police.
  • Close potential loophole on rail tank cars, suburbs urged

    Close potential loophole on rail tank cars, suburbs urged
    Chicago area communities must act soon to demand the federal government tighten proposed regulations on railroad tank cars that carry crude oil and other hazardous materials, a coalition of suburbs says. Federal regulators especially need to close a...

    Four injured, driver flees River West car crash

    Four injured, driver flees River West car crash
    A car jumped a barrier and landed upside down after tearing an electrical pole in half early Saturday morning in the River West neighborhood, according to police. The driver fled the scene and is not in custody but at least two of the four people rushed...

    Cops: Driver who hit SunRail train said sun was in his eyes

    Cops: Driver who hit SunRail train said sun was in his eyes
    The driver who hit a SunRail train in Sanford Thursday evening claims the sun was in his eyes and he did not see the train, police said. Sebastian Rolon, 19, of Sanford, was charged with careless driving, according to a police report. The 2008...

    Pedestrian hit, killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood

    Pedestrian hit, killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood
    A pedestrian was killed in North Hollywood early Friday after being struck by a Metrolink train traveling on the Ventura line, authorities said. The pedestrian was hit in the 7200 block of Lankershim Boulevard at 7:46 a.m., Lt. Mike Mendoza told the Los...