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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

Top Railway Disasters Articles

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  • Cumberland, Md., linking Amtrak station to biking trails

    The city of Cumberland says it's starting work on a pedestrian route to make it easier for people to get from the downtown Amtrak train station to the Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal hiking-and-biking trails. It's only about a quarter-mile from the...
  • Train driver in O'Hare CTA crash told investigators, 'I'm not clear as to when I actually ... dozed off'

    Train driver in O'Hare CTA crash told investigators, 'I'm not clear as to when I actually ... dozed off'
    Federal officials released more than 1,600 pages of documents Thursday in their investigation of last year's CTA Blue Line crash at O'Hare International Airport, including comments from the train's driver, who hasn't spoken publicly but told investigators...
  • Crash blocking I-895 ramp to MD 295

    A single-vehicle crash has closed the ramp on Interstate 895 south for MD 295 south, or Exit 4, state transportation officials said. The middle lane of the outer loop of the Baltimore Beltway is closed for a disabled vehicle near Exit 7 for MD 295....
  • Husband and wife on railroad tracks struck, killed by train

    Police say an Amtrak train struck and killed a husband and wife who were on the tracks in North Carolina. Authorities say 38-year-old Derek Lowe and 33-year-old Tina Lowe were hit by a northbound train shortly before 10 a.m. Sunday in Durham. Both were...
  • Woman struck, killed by train near Pittsburgh

    Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a woman died after she was struck by a train near Pittsburgh. Officials said the woman was hit by the train shortly before 1:30 a.m. Sunday near Tomson Scrap Metal in Brackenridge. She was taken to Allegheny...
  • Person fatally struck by train in Palatine

    Person fatally struck by train in Palatine
    A person was struck and killed by a Metra train in Palatine on Saturday evening, authorities said. About 9:30 p.m., the person, whose age and gender was not immediately available, was fatally struck by a Union Pacific Northwest line train between the...
  • Pedestrian killed when struck by Amtrak train

    An Amtrak spokesman says a person has been struck by a train and killed in southeast Pennsylvania. Spokesman Marc Magliari says the person was trespassing when hit by the Amtrak train about 7 p.m. Saturday in Sharon Hill. The train was heading from New...
  • MARC train Penn Line reopened after striking pedestrian

    MARC train Penn Line reopened after striking pedestrian
    The MARC train's Penn Line was reopened Friday after being shut down for 40 minutes between West Baltimore and Penn Station after a pedestrian was struck, Maryland Transit Administration spokesman Paul Shepard said. The line runs from Washington to...
  • MARC Penn Line service restored after pedestrian struck in Baltimore

    MARC Penn Line service restored after pedestrian struck in Baltimore
    All MARC train service on the Penn Line was restored Thursday afternoon after temporarily being suspended because of police activity in Baltimore, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. Service on the Baltimore-Washington line was suspended...
  • Man found by Fort Lauderdale tracks was struck by train, official says

    Man found by Fort Lauderdale tracks was struck by train, official says
    A Florida East Coast Railway spokesman confirmed Friday that a pedestrian found dead near train tracks in downtown Fort Lauderdale was struck by a train. A northbound train passed by 109 SW Second Avenue at 7:17 p.m. Thursday, spokesman Bob Ledoux said....
  • SunRail names eight riders to customer committee

    SunRail names eight riders to customer committee
    The SunRail commuter train now has an eight-member customer committee to represent the concerns of system passengers. Regular riders from Orlando, Orange, Seminole and Volusia counties met Friday at the downtown Lynx bus station in their first session....