| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:45 AM
In the aftermath of the deadly Metro-North train wreck in New York, there was ample fuel for outrage. The anger was directed at the driver for apparently taking a turn way too fast — and at the federal government for not making that impossible....
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:19 AM
A truck cab crashed into a barrier on the Dan Ryan Expressway and struck a section of the newly minted third rail of the Red Line overnight, but the damage was repaired and trains were running this morning.
The accident happened in the southbound...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Walnut Creek, Calif.--On Sunday evening, more than 100 Bay Area Rapid Transit employees gathered for a candlelight vigil to remember two workers who were struck and killed over the weekend by a commuter train while conducting a track inspection. ...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 8:51 PM
Two maintenance workers were struck and killed by a Bay Area Rapid Transit commuter train Saturday, two days into a labor strike that officials warned could cripple the area's transportation system starting Monday.
The workers were investigating a...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Two maintenance workers were killed Saturday when they were hit by a BART train while conducting a track inspection, officials said.
“The BART police received a call...that two people had been struck and killed by a train on the track between...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:26 PM
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- A federal investigator in charge of probing Saturday’s fatal BART accident said a trainee was operating a train when it struck and killed two workers who were inspecting the tracks.
James Southworth, who is in charge of...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:29 AM
Metra trains were running on normal schedules this morning on the Milwaukee West Line, a day after a semi pulling a trailer of cars was struck by an inbound train at a crossing in Bartlett.
At least one train car was derailed, but the crossing was...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Yellow Line service has resumed this afternoon after a "minor derailment" in Rogers Park, according to the CTA.
The train was approaching the Howard station at 2:10 p.m. when the derailment occurred, said CTA spokeswoman Catherine Hosinski. No...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 3:31 AM
A 56-year-old woman was hit by a train on the Northwest Side about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.
She was hit in the 2000 block of North Narraganset Avenue, near the Galewood stop of Metra's Milwaukee District West line.
She was taken to Loyola University...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:41 PM
About 400,000 gallons of crude oil spilled from 18 rail cars after after a Dec. 30 derailment near Casselton, N.D., the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary investigation report Monday.
An ensuing explosion sent a massive...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Justin Bieber wasn't sure he liked what he saw.
When the petite pop prince from the Great White North first viewed a rough cut of the new documentary "Justin Bieber's Believe," he excitedly called its director Jon Chu in the middle of the night to voice...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 7:58 AM
NEW YORK -- At least four people died and 63 were injured, some of them critically, after seven cars of a passenger train flew off the tracks in New York City on its way into Grand Central Terminal, authorities said.
Police boats were scouring the...