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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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  • Pedestrian is struck, killed by Metro Blue Line train

     
    A pedestrian was struck and killed Friday afternoon by a Metro Blue Line train at the Artesia station, a spokesman for the transit authority said. The accident involving a southbound train occurred at 3:27 p.m. and the pedestrian was pronounced......
  • Debate: Should Leimert Village get its own subway stop?

     
    The editorial board recently wrote that the MTA shouldn't upgrade its plans for its Crenshaw/LAX light-rail line to put the stretch through Park Mesa Heights below ground. It's just too expensive, the board argued, noting that the project's cost was......
  • Judge rejects arguments against video cameras in Metrolink locomotives

     
    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has dismissed allegations in a lawsuit filed by Metrolink engineers who challenged the installation of video cameras in locomotive cabs after the deadly Chatsworth crash in 2008. Judge Luis A. Lavin found no......
  • 'Ode to My Hybrid's Expiring Carpool Lane Stickers'

     
    Hybrid stickers for carpool lanes will expire June 30....
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Three Days And Counting.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Today is Tuesday, June 28. Just three working days remain before the end of the 2010-2011 fiscal year. If you're tuning in a little late, the Senate Appropriations Committee amended the $27.15 billion budget...
  • 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....
  • China cracks down on Internet rumors

     
    Under growing government pressure, China’s leading micro-blogging service, Sina Weibo, launched a new effort to quash Internet rumors Friday by sending warnings to its users to ignore false reports. The unusual move comes four days after Beijing&#...