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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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  • Police: Calif. commuter train engineer has died of injuries from crash

    Police: Calif. commuter train engineer has died of injuries from crash
    One week after being gravely injured in a collision between a Metrolink train and a pickup truck in Oxnard, the train's engineer has died.
  • West Glenview residents fight proposal to add train lines

     West Glenview residents fight proposal to add train lines
    West Glenview residents want to block a proposed project to build a freight train holding yard in their neighborhood. The tracks would be added to existing Union Pacific rail lines from about West Lake Avenue to past Willow Road near Shermer Road to...

    MTA expands Camden Line MARC service to bolster university connections

    MTA expands Camden Line MARC service to bolster university connections
    Additional weekday MARC train service will be added to the Camden Line next week as part of an initiative to boost connections between University of Maryland's campuses in Baltimore and College Park, the Maryland Transit Administration said Tuesday. The...

    War crimes prosecutors indict 5 in Bosnia 1993 train killing

    Serbia's war crimes prosecutors have charged five people with abducting 20 people from a train in eastern Bosnia in 1993 and brutally killing them — a wartime massacre that traumatized the Balkans. The War Crimes Prosecutor's office said in a...

    Regulators to police: Issue more tickets at rail crossings

    National railroad regulators are asking local police departments to issue more tickets to drivers who ignore warnings at crossings. The Federal Railroad Administration says it's the first step in a safety campaign. The campaign was spurred by accidents...