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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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  • Exhibit shows rocky side of relationship between trains and Sykesville

    The Town of Sykesville has had a long love affair with trains, but even true love can be strained now and then. A new exhibit opening this month at the Sykesville Gate House Museum of History, "Gone Off the Rails: When Safety Fails," explores the times...
  • CSX train hit car at Joppa crossing

    CSX train hit car at Joppa crossing
    A young woman who police said was trying to beat a train was taken to a Baltimore hospital Saturday after her car was hit. Emergency services personnel responded to the Joppa railroad crossing for the accident, in which a train hit a car. No type of...
  • Road reopened after train partially derails in Woodstock

    Road reopened after train partially derails in Woodstock
    The portion of Woodstock road closed due to a train derailment was reopened at 5:47 p.m. Wednesday, police spokesperson Mary T. Phelan said. A CSX train hauling lumber partially derailed in Woodstock shortly before 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, causing...
  • One CSX train collides with vehicle, another derails

    A CSX Corp. train collided with a vehicle Wednesday in Rosedale, injuring the car's driver, shortly before the car on another CSX train derailed in Woodstock, according to CSX and fire officials. The incidents were not related but occurred within minutes...
  • Unidentified man killed by train in Rosedale

    An unidentified man was struck and killed Tuesday morning by a southbound MARC train in the Rosedale area. The accident occurred shortly after 7 a.m. just south of where the rail lines cross under I-695, Maryland Transit Administration officials said....
  • Two dead following CSX train derailment in Ellicott City

    Two people have died following the derailment of a CSX train carrying coal and traveling through Ellicott City around midnight Monday. The victims' identities have not been released as of 7 a.m. Tuesday. Frederick Road, which becomes Main Street in...
  • 'Top Chef': All's fair in restaurant wars

     
    Greetings kids! It's Maryann, leading the charge into one of many people's favorite Top Chef challenges -- Restaurant Wars.And, judging by the teasers last week, we also have the bonus of chef-on-chef nookie! (Or at least hints of it.)Who got......
  • 'Dancing With the Stars': Season 9 premiere continues

     
    Tonight, the women take the stage with their partners on the continuation of the ninth-season premiere of Dancing With the Stars. Just to freak them out a little, the female pros start off the show with a group dance to......
  • For many, a decade to forget. In Baltimore, moments to remember.

    For many, a decade to forget. In Baltimore, moments to remember.
    What do we call this decade? The Ohs? If you say that out loud it sounds like a certain baseball team. The Aughts? What's an aught? In a practical but infinitely more gloomy choice, Time magazine settled on "The Decade from Hell." And maybe it was. A new...
  • Fatal crash halts morning traffic near Arundel Mills

    One man died early Saturday morning in an Anne Arundel County accident that closed Route 100 for more than three hours. A second man has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries, according to Division Chief Michael Cox. At 6:29 a.m., rescue...
  • Final salute to Ripken

    The mayor named a street after him. A former president called him the best running story in baseball. A sell-out throng cheered his every move, lighting the sky with flashbulbs and the glint of metallic confetti, chanting, "Thank you, Cal." Cal Ripken...
  • 'It's a little bit of hell'

    Baltimore's railroad tunnel fire burned into a third night, despite the efforts of firefighters who dragged out a string of smoldering rail cars late yesterday but had to labor cautiously under a roof weakened by a water main break. Foiled attempts to...