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  • Metra train hits unoccupied car in Des Plaines, delaying service

    Metra train hits unoccupied car in Des Plaines, delaying service
    Metra Union Pacific-Northwest Line trains were delayed this evening after an outbound train hit a car in Des Plaines, according to the agency. Train No. 633, scheduled to arrive in Barrington at 5:54 p.m., hit the car near the line's Des Plaines station...
  • Delays on UP Northwest line after train derails in Harvard yard

    Delays on UP Northwest line after train derails in Harvard yard
    Delays of an hour were being reported on Metra's Union Pacific Northwest line this morning after a train derailed in the Harvard yard, officials said. No injuries were reported. Train 610 from Harvard, which should have departed about 5:45 a.m.,...
  • First editions: A rare present

    First editions: A rare present
    Never mind the Morlocks. For a book lover, the most chilling scene in the 1960 screen adaptation of "The Time Machine" is the one in which the Time Traveler is taken to the decrepit library of the Eloi race. "I can learn all I want about you from books,"...
  • Signal problems delay Metra Union Pacific lines

    Signal problems delay Metra Union Pacific lines
    Trains on Metra's Union Pacific lines ware being delayed by as much as an hour late this afternoon because of computer signal problems. Commuters on all three Union Pacific lines--West, North and Northwest--should expect delays of at least a half-hour...
  • New signage hopes to make transit connections easier

    New signage hopes to make transit connections easier
    New blue signs and expanded “wayfinding maps’’ are popping up around Chicago and in two transit-rich suburbs, pointing commuters and would-be riders to CTA and Metra rail stations and CTA and Pace bus stops. ¬† Some of the new information...
  • Chicago floods: Evacuations, sandbagging as river levels rise

    Chicago floods: Evacuations, sandbagging as river levels rise
    After wreaking havoc on the morning commute, closing schools and prompting scattered evacuations, the massive storm that dumped upwards of a half-foot of rain on parts of the Chicago area overnight is expected to continue throughout the day, with flooding...
  • Metra trains delayed on Union Pacific Northwest line

    Metra trains delayed on Union Pacific Northwest line
    Metra is reporting delays this morning on the Union Pacific Northwest Line because of manpower problems. Train 602 was delayed about 16 minutes and Train 606, scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 7:02, was running about 40 minutes late, according to Metra'...
  • Train Crashes Parade Float Carrying Wounded Veterans, Killing 4

    Train Crashes Parade Float Carrying Wounded Veterans, Killing 4
    MIDLAND, Texas -- As the Union Pacific freight train barreled toward the veterans parade trailer crossing the tracks in Midland, Texas, Army Sgt. Joshua Michael, 34, reacted on instincts. As witnesses and police later put it, Michael’s hero mode kicked...
  • 'Wooo!' Amtrak train briefly hits 111 mph in test run

    'Wooo!' Amtrak train briefly hits 111 mph in test run
    ABOARD AMTRAK TEST TRAIN – The fierce, unresolved debate over whether the U.S. can afford to invest billions of dollars on high-speed passenger rail seemed to fall by the wayside, at least temporarily, in the heartland on Friday when an Amtrak train...
  • NW Metra train stopped after person fatally struck

    NW Metra train stopped after person fatally struck
    An outbound Metra Union Pacific Northwest Line train scheduled to end in Crystal Lake this afternoon was stopped after fatally striking a pedestrian, officials said. Train No. 709, which was to arrive in Crystal Lake at 2:55 p.m., struck the pedestrian...
  • Signal problems delay trains on 4 Metra lines

    Signal problems delay trains on 4 Metra lines
    Delays were reported on four Metra lines this morning because of computer problems at a control center in Nebraska that affected signals. Trains on the Union Pacific Northwest, West and North lines and the Milwaukee District North Line were affected,...