| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:50 PM
A person was seriously injured when the car they were in was hit by a Metra train in the Morgan Park neighborhood this evening, authorities said.
The car was hit by a Metra Rock Island District train about 6 p.m. in the 1800 block of West 119th Street,...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Shawnee County authorities say a man who was hit by a train simply got back up and kept walking.
Sheriff Herman Jones says the conductor of a BNSF train saw the man walking on the tracks Thursday. He and tried to slow down and blew the horn but the...
| 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 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 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...
| Sep 13, 2013
On Sept. 12, 2008, hundreds of Los Angeles-area commuters had begun their trips home from work, reflecting on their days and making plans for the evening ahead as they relaxed aboard Metrolink 111. At 4:22 p.m., however, those plans — and their...
| 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 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....