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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)
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  • One injured following train, snow plow accident in Hendricks Co.

    One injured following train, snow plow accident in Hendricks Co.
    One man was injured after an accident involving a train and a snow plow in Hendricks County Wednesday morning. Police said a snow plow was traveling northbound on County Road 151, west of Lizton, Ind. The train conductor said the snow plow driver...
  • State officials admit many railroad crossings lack safety measures

    State officials admit many railroad crossings lack safety measures
    The Indiana Department of Transportation has said that there are approximately 30 percent fewer crashes on railroad tracks since 2001. In the wake of another death on the tracks this week, they admitted not every crossing across the state is equipped...
  • Teenager hit by train gives 'thumbs up' as recovery continues

    Teenager hit by train gives 'thumbs up' as recovery continues
    It has been less than two weeks since 15-year-old Jason Andrews was hit by a train in Franklin. His family said the 8th-grader is getting better with each passing day, but they know their loved one is far from being out of the woods. "I would love for...
  • Franklin teen struck by train takes first steps since accident

    Franklin teen struck by train takes first steps since accident
    A Franklin teen who was hit by a train last month is continuing to show signs of progress as he recovers. Monday, Jason Andrews, 15, took his first steps since the accident. Andrews was running on some railroad tracks, listening to his iPod when it...
  • Second Earlham student dies following train accident

    Second Earlham student dies following train accident
    A second Earlham College student injured during a train accident in Richmond has died. Earlham College announced that Lenore Edwards passed away. The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office (Ohio) alerted Richmond police about the death. Edwards, who is...
  • Two teens killed, one injured in car/train crash

    Two teens killed, one injured in car/train crash
    Randolph County investigators will determine if alcohol played a role in an early morning car/train crash in Farmland that killed two teenager and injured a third. Kris Kiser, 17, was at the wheel of the car as it slammed into the side of a westbound...
  • Arizona police organization says LulzSec hacking could compromise officer safety

     
    After having hundreds of in-house documents released by hacker group LulzSec, the personal information of numerous Arizona law enforcement officials has hit the Web, said the Arizona Highway Patrol Assn., which added that the disclosure of the information...
  • Residents evacuated after major train derailment

     
    Emergency officials in the Antelope Valley have evacuated residents after a major freight train derailment. About half of the 62-car train derailed near Littlerock. At least 14 of the cars were carrying hazardous material. Officials are trying to...
  • Protesters upset over changes at 2 South L.A. middle schools

     
    About 75 demonstrators gathered Wednesday afternoon to protest the removal of a Los Angeles middle school principal and the conversion of another South L.A. campus to a charter school. Protesters were upset about the recent departure of Veronique Wills...
  • Angels Flight safe to run with new wheels, state says

     
    California safety officials assured the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday that the Angels Flight Railway is now safe following a state-ordered closure last month. The California Public Utilities Commission closed the downtown Los Angeles railway in...
  • Metrolink gets $46 million for rail-braking system

     
    The six-county Metrolink commuter rail service has received more than $46 million to develop a sophisticated electronic system to track trains and prevent accidents, railroad officials announced Wednesday....