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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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  • MARC train service restored for afternoon commute

    MARC train service restored for afternoon commute
    Afternoon MARC service to Perryville and Aberdeen will be restored for the afternoon commute, according to the Maryland Transit Administration.
  • Amtrak, some MARC service suspended for hours due to downed wires

    Amtrak, some MARC service suspended for hours due to downed wires
    Rail commuters were met with a slew of canceled and delayed Amtrak and MARC trains Tuesday morning after a freight train tore down catenary wires between Perryville and Aberdeen, according to transit officials. Amtrak's Acela Express and Northeast...

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork on MD 150 in Dundalk

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork on MD 150 in Dundalk
    Emergency roadwork on MD 150 East in Dundalk at Pembrooke Boulevard has closed the eastbound right traffic lane and eastbound right shoulder at 6:52 a.m., DOT said. Roadwork on MD 144 West in the Cooksville area at Drovers Lane has closed the westbound...

    'Struck by a Freight Train' [History Matters]

    'Struck by a Freight Train' [History Matters]
    August 1965 SOS for Institute "Patapsco Institute Museum Proposed "The 128-year-old Patapsco Female Institute may be saved for posterity and not be torn down as feared. For the past couple of weeks, the Times has been in contact with historical...

    Train derails in Belcamp; 2 killed in Bel Air fire; new islands eyed [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, Aug. 6, 1964: Three diesel engines and 30 box cars of a northbound B&O freight train headed for Jersey City derailed in Belcamp. The crash occurred when one of the cars was derailed about three...