| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:29 AM
A young man was struck and killed by a Metrolink train as he crossed the tracks in East Los Angeles Friday night, authorities said.
The man, identified by coroner’s officials as 24-year-old Ismael Viramontes, a Los Angeles resident, was struck...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Officials said a Forest Park bound Blue Line CTA train derailed slightly after the train hit an automobile tire that somehow ended up on the tracks.
The incident happened at about 7:40 p.m. when the train had just left the Cicero station on the West...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:00 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A powerful bomb ripped through a passenger train in Pakistan’s restive southwestern province of Baluchistan, killing at least 17 people and wounding 46 others, police said. Five children were believed to be among the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:29 PM
A Metra train struck and killed a pedestrian near the Union Pacific-North Line's Zion station this afternoon, authorities said.
UP-North Line Train No. 325 hit a male pedestrian near 27th Street in Zion, just south of the Zion station, about 2 p.m.,...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:44 AM
An unidentified man believed to be in his 20s was hit Monday morning by a northbound CN Freight train at the Lake Street crossing in Grayslake, authorities said.
According to Grayslake Police Chief Phillip Perlini, the man was walking south along the...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:17 PM
A pedestrian died after being hit by a Metra train near the border between Palatine and Inverness this afternoon, a spokesman for the agency said.
The pedestrian was struck and killed about 3:30 p.m. at Baldwin Road near Northwest Highway, said...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Somehow, the once-reliable Metro-North Railroad got lackadaisical about safety. The results might have been predicted:
•Four major accidents in 2013, including a derailment in Bridgeport in May in which scores were injured.
•A fearsome crash...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:02 AM
The Metro-North Railroad, where at least five passengers and employees have been killed in less than a year, is plagued by shortfalls in safety operation, a stinging federal report said on Friday.
The report, released by the Federal Railroad...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:45 AM
The Cook County medical examiner’s office is investigating how the remains of a train accident victim got separated and released to two different funeral homes, officials said.
Some of the remains of the man, killed by a Metra train in Palatine...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:32 PM
One person died after being struck by a freight train in DuPage County Wednesday morning. The incident happened at about 10 a.m. near the border of West Chicago and Winfield, south of Wilson Street, according to Patrick Waldron, spokesman of Canadian...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:18 PM
A male pedestrian was struck by a train Wednesday in Pompano Beach, officials said.
The fatality happened about 10:22 a.m. along the 900 block of South Dixie Highway, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.
The Broward Medical Examiner's Office, Broward...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Local and federal officials will investigate what caused a Chicago commuter train to derail Monday morning, run over a platform and scale an escalator at O’Hare International Airport, injuring as many as 32 people.
No fatalities were reported,...