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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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  • 'Midnight Rider': Open Road Films Claims It Had No 'Operational Control' Over Production

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Open Road Films, which was to have distributed "Midnight Rider," claims in newly filed court documents that it had no "operational control" over the production, had not invested any money in it and should not be held liable for the Feb. 20 train accident on the set that killed camera assistant Sarah Jones and injured eight others.
  • Forest Service thinks California's drought caused a massive mudslide

    Jonathan Dove was patrolling Mt. Shasta on a clear, warm afternoon when a group of backpackers asked him if Mud Creek Canyon on the Northern California peak always flowed so heavily. The U.S. Forest Service climbing ranger scrambled up a ridge to...

    Man pulled from van 'didn't even know there was a train coming'

    Man pulled from van 'didn't even know there was a train coming'
    Michael Patrick said the most frightening thing about almost being hit by a train is that he wasn't even aware one was coming. "I've got tears in my eyes," he said. "It scares the hell out of me to think that I was that close to dying. I'm scared now....

    Wait continues for mobile ticketing on Metra

    Wait continues for mobile ticketing on Metra
    Accustomed to train delays, Metra riders shouldn't be shocked to learn that a long-promised test of "paperless" ticketing has been pushed back again. A pilot program to introduce mobile ticketing using smartphones isn't likely to be rolled out until...

    'The Vampire Diaries,' 'The Originals' Crews To Hold Walkathon for Sarah Jones

    Crews from "The Vampire Diaries" and "The Originals" will hold a 5K walkathon in Atlanta on Oct. 5 to honor Sarah Jones, the camera assistant who died in February while working on the set of the film "Midnight Rider." Jones was previously a crew member...