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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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  • New York man beheads his mother, steps in front of train: police

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A man decapitated his mother, dumped her head and body on the ground outside their Long Island apartment and walked into the path of a moving commuter train, police said on Wednesday.
  • Metra's 10-year plan brings its commuter railroad into the 21st century

    The Tribune has taken issue with the reformed Metra management by criticizing its proposal for 10 years of periodic fare increases to fund both operations and capital improvements (Editorial, Oct. 24). This is perplexing to me. As a former RTA overseer of...

    Police: New York man beheads his mother, steps in front of train

    Police: New York man beheads his mother, steps in front of train
    A man decapitated his mother, dumped her head and body on the ground outside their Long Island apartment and walked into the path of a moving commuter train, police said Wednesday. The murder-suicide on Tuesday night claimed the life of Patricia Ward,...

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork on Southwestern Boulevard in Arbutus

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork on Southwestern Boulevard in Arbutus
    Emergency roadwork at Southwestern Boulevard North in Arbutus at Washington Boulevard has closed the northbound right shoulder at 8:27 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash on U.S. 50 West in...

    Report: Metro-North, Federal Agency Share Blame For Crashes

    Report: Metro-North, Federal Agency Share Blame For Crashes
    A federal safety agency reported Tuesday that operational blunders and lax policies at Metro-North were at least partly to blame for the crashes that killed two workers and four passengers and injured 126 riders last year and this spring. The National...