| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Angels Flight could be shut down for months while federal officials investigate why the funicular derailed last week, stranding six passengers.
The railway, billed as the shortest in the world at 298 feet, stopped Thursday when the car, called Sinai,...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:35 PM
A vehicle stuck on a train track in Ellicott City was struck by a train early Saturday, leaving a man injured, Howard County fire officials said.
The vehicle was stuck at a set of tracks at Old Frederick Road, near the Howard and Baltimore County...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:05 AM
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - BNSF Railway Co. is putting billions of dollars into infrastructure improvements and is implementing safety measures that should allow it to keep up with demands of shipping crude from North Dakota, the company's CEO said on Sept....
| Sep 23, 2013
As many as 4 out of 10 Chicago-area pedestrians and bicyclists say they are at times willing to ignore flashing lights, ringing bells and gates at railroad crossings, a UIC study has found.
The University of Illinois at Chicago researchers, who...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Scary Halloween locations are not limited to abandoned mansions, ominous forests or a graveyard on a dark and stormy night.
Universal Studios uses special effects and other eerie techniques to transport guests to nontraditional spooky places during...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:34 PM
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Passengers screamed "Stop! Stop!" seconds before their bus crashed through a crossing barrier and into a commuter train during morning rush hour in Canada's capital on Wednesday, killing six people and injuring 30.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:59 PM
In a solemn ceremony, a memorial honoring the victims of the 2008 Metrolink crash in Chatsworth was unveiled Thursday at the Moorpark railroad station.Photos
Victims and the relatives of those who were killed or injured gathered on the fifth anniversary...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:58 AM
A federal report has pinpointed heat as the likely cause of last summer's fatal train derailment on a north suburban bridge after a stretch of track shifted out of alignment in triple-digit temperatures.
Video showed a "track alignment anomaly" about 15...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:35 PM
An American was killed and five were injured in a deadly train derailment in northwest Spain, the State Department said Thursday.
They were among at least 80 fatalities and scores of injuries in one of the worst railway disasters in Spain’s...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:16 AM
The horrific train derailment in northwest Spain that killed at least 80 people was captured in chilling detail on security camera footage.
The video, which was circulating widely Thursday, shows the train careening off the tracks as it rounded a bend,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Dana Harris was about to cross Hill Street when she heard the Angels Flight rail car behind her shake and grind louder than normal. When she turned around, the lower train had twisted off its track, leaving its sole passenger stranded in a derailed car....