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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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  • Derailment's Impact Shows Success Of Metro-North

    Derailment's Impact Shows Success Of Metro-North
    Joni Mitchell, in her famous lyric, sang: "Don't it always seem to go, that you don't know what you've got till it's gone." This was my first thought when I read about the derailment of the Metro-North commuter train near Bridgeport on May 17. Would the...
  • 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...
  • Feds to audit Canadian National after derailment

     
    Federal regulators plan to audit Canadian National Railway after a fiery train derailment more than a month ago near Elgin and Bartlett. It's the second …...
  • Dianne Feinstein decries effort to delay train safety measure

     
    Train safety: U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Thursday launched a counter-offensive to preserve a 2015 deadline for railroads to install collision avoidance systems on trains carrying passengers and toxic materials....
  • Judge promises probe into Argentina train crash that killed 49

     
    A federal judge in Argentina promised to lead an investigation into the causes of a stunning crash in Buenos Aires that killed at least 49 people and injured more than 600 Wednesday morning....
  • 49 killed as train slams into retaining wall in Buenos Aires

     
    A commuter train went out of control and slammed into a retaining barrier in a central Buenos Aires train station during peak rush hour Wednesday morning, killing at least 49 people and injuring more than 500, federal police officials said....
  • VIDEO: Update: Driver got out of vehicle struck by train

     
    The driver of a vehicle pushed off railroad tracks and onto its side Tuesday by a freight train in Wheaton was able to exit his …...
  • 1937 train derailment

     
    1937 Southern Pacific freight train derailment....
  • Multiple violations cited in probe of fatal train-car crash

     
    Members of a Canadian National Railway track crew that caused a fatal Amtrak train-car wreck in University Park two years ago by inadvertently disabling crossing …...
  • Metra train hits pedestrian on Milwaukee West Line

     
    A pedestrian was struck and killed by an inbound Metra train on the Milwaukee District West line in west suburban Hanover Park this morning, officials …...