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Railway Transportation

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  • Gas leak at Shermer Road bridge causes evacuations

    Gas leak at Shermer Road bridge causes evacuations
    Authorities said a contractor working on repairing the sewer system underneath the bridge on Shermer Road near the Glenview-Northbrook border hit a gas main this morning, causing evacuations in the area. Glenview and Northbrook authorities responded...
  • Charles N. "Norm" Murphy, CSX executive

    Charles N. "Norm" Murphy, CSX executive
    Charles N. "Norm" Murphy, a retired CSX executive and a collector of Baltimore & Ohio Railroad memorabilia, died Monday of lymphoma at Howard County General Hospital. He was 87. Charles Norman Murphy was born in Baltimore into a B&O family. His father,...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Victim's Family Files Massive Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Updated 3:08 p.m. PDT: The family of Sarah Jones, the camera assistant killed during filming of the film "Midnight Rider," has filed a lawsuit against the film's director, producers, some of its crew, Gregg Allman, distributor Open Road Films and the...
  • Five unique accommodations in the Maryland area

    Five unique accommodations in the Maryland area
    No offense to conventional hotels, but sometimes you just want to stay someplace a little different, a little avant-garde, someplace you'll be able to tell the grandkids about someday. You know, someplace that, once you post a picture on Facebook,...
  • Amtrak's vulnerability [Editorial]

    Amtrak's vulnerability  [Editorial]
    No doubt there were some lumps in throats at Amtrak headquarters last month when they heard the words "collapse" and "rail line" in Baltimore. As it happens, it was a CSX freight line that was affected by the loss of a 120-year-old retaining wall in...
  • Cops: Woman charged with DUI was looking for ATM on railroad tracks

    Cops: Woman charged with DUI was looking for ATM on railroad tracks
    A Chicago woman has been charged with driving under the influence after telling police she was trying to find an ATM when she was caught driving her car on the railroad tracks this morning. The incident started shortly after 4 a.m. when a Riverside...
  • Transport oil by pipeline, not rail

    One would have thought that Jayni Foley Hein — executive director of UC Berkeley's Center for Law, Energy and the Environment — after discussing all the problems associated with transporting crude oil by rail, would have at least mentioned...
  • High-speed rail is still on track

    The Times' recent story about California's high-speed rail program may have left the strong impression among readers that project costs have increased. ("Estimated cost of key bullet train segment rises $1 billion," May 7) In fact, they have not. If...
  • Amtrak, MARC service suspended after man killed by train in Prince George's

    Amtrak, MARC service suspended after man killed by train in Prince George's
    A man was struck and killed by a train in Prince George's County on Friday afternoon, disrupting Amtrak and MARC service along the busy Baltimore-Washington corridor, officials said. MARC service was halted from about 2:30 p.m. until shortly after 5 p.m....
  • Before landslide, residents struggled to describe sinking street to 911 operators

    Before landslide, residents struggled to describe sinking street to 911 operators
    With the street buckling in front of her, Evelyn Cannon called 911 as cars teetered and then began to sink, their wheels becoming less and less visible. But Cannon felt unable to convey the gravity of the situation, she said. About 45 seconds into the...
  • Delays at train crossings irk Plainfield officials

    Delays at train crossings irk Plainfield officials
    Plainfield village officials are turning to their congressman for help in dealing with backups at railroad crossings. Village trustees and community officials Friday met with U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren to discuss concerns about traffic along the...