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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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  • At Big Hunting Creek, a presidential past and a troublesome present

    At Big Hunting Creek, a presidential past and a troublesome present
    These days, some parts of Big Hunting Creek do not seem nearly so presidential. Its banks torn apart by years of erosion, the roaring stream has become, for some Thurmont citizens, a noisy, unwanted neighbor.
  • Time-out needed on All Aboard Florida

    Time-out needed on All Aboard Florida
    As All Aboard Florida prepares sites for new stations in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, a troubling standoff has emerged over the New River Bridge, a tension that must be resolved before this promising passenger-train service moves farther down...

    CTA joins federal safety program, becoming first in nation

     CTA joins federal safety program, becoming first in nation
    The CTA will participate in the launch of a federal program that will develop standards for upgrading rail safety in Chicago and at transit agencies across the U.S., officials said Friday. The safety management system is being created by the Federal...

    Airport firefighters train for airliner accidents in Lauderdale

    Airport firefighters train for airliner accidents in Lauderdale
    Imagine a bus inadvertently driving onto a runway and ramming right into a departing airliner, the fiery collision injuring numerous passengers — all in the dark of night. To brace for this scenario or any other major accident, firefighters and...

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork in Cockeysville

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork in Cockeysville
    Emergency roadwork on MD 45 South in Cockeysville, just south of Padonia Road, has closed the southbound right traffic lane at 6:44 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The center turn lanes are bi-directional, DOT said....