| Feb 23, 2015
| 3:19 PM
A train collided with a vehicle in Rosedale Monday morning, Baltimore County fire officials said, less than two miles from the site of a significant derailment and explosion in 2013 along the same rail line.
The crash was reported around 8:35 a.m. on...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Think those train horns have gotten louder recently? It's not your imagination if you live along the coastal tracks that parallel U.S. 1 from Miami to Jacksonville.
The Florida East Coast Railway has fielded up to 20 complaints a week about louder train...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 5:47 PM
Elwood's police chief is questioning the motive of state transportation officials in requesting a new hearing on the closing of a dangerous railroad crossing.
Officials from the Illinois Department of Transportation and CenterPoint Properties want the...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 3:00 PM
State lawmakers concerned about increasingly common rail shipments of crude oil through Maryland are calling for the state to conduct a full assessment of the risks and for railroads to be more transparent about their operations.
Both CSX Transportation...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 3:22 PM
A fire sparked by a train derailment in southern West Virginia smoldered for a third day Wednesday, keeping federal and state investigators at bay and leading residents near the site worrying about the long-term water quality of a nearby river.
| Feb 17, 2015
| 11:24 AM
Rail transportation plans could add seven to 10 daily Amtrak Hiawatha trains coming through Glenview.
Adding the train runs would impact the downtown Metra tracks east of Harlem Avenue and the Union Pacific line that crosses Lake Avenue and Shermer and...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 4:49 PM
WASHINGTON — A train carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire Monday in West Virginia, less than two weeks after the U.S. Department of Transportation sent a package of new rail safety regulations to the White House for review.
The CSX train was...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 6:00 AM
When a Metrolink train slammed into an SUV on railroad tracks in Glendale a decade ago, the horrific chain reaction wreck prompted a major campaign to improve the safety and security of Southern California grade crossings.
Last week's crash involving...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 5:14 PM
The planned train even has a name — the Black Hawk. But will the long-debated Amtrak service from Chicago through Elgin, Huntley and Belvidere into Rockford and eventually Dubuque ever become reality?
When new Gov. Bruce Rauner presented his cost-...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 3:14 PM
Eight months after a train conductor spotted Kathleen King's body on railroad tracks in Geneva, Shadwick King will go on trial in her death.
King, 47, appeared in Kane County court Thursday afternoon as prosecutors and King's attorney sorted out final...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 3:03 PM
JESUP, Ga. — An assistant director on an ill-fated Gregg Allman biographical movie will stand trial separately from three of her bosses charged in a deadly train crash in southeast Georgia, prosecutors told a judge Thursday.