| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:50 PM
WASHINGTON Grain producers, manufacturers and coal shippers told federal regulators Thursday that rail service has deteriorated drastically in the nation's midsection in recent months, leaving crops in piles on the ground and fuel stocks low at electric...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:41 AM
CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION
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| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:51 AM
The Bloomingdale Trail runs for 2.7 miles along mostly unused elevated freight line. It cuts a path through Wicker Park, Bucktown, Humboldt Park and Logan Square. It begins on the east at Ashland; it ends on the west at Ridgeway. Standing alongside the...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:54 PM
A Canadian Pacific Railroad freight car had to be moved after several of its wheels came off the tracks leaving the car blocking an intersection in west suburban Franklin Park, officials said.
The incident happened at about 4 p.m. today when crews were...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Professional Transportation, Inc. (PTI), a crew transportation services provider, announced plans Monday to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2015.
The Evansville-headquartered company, which recently acquired Coach America's...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 11:39 AM
A commercial airplane carrying at least 121 people crashed Friday in Rawalpindi just before it was to land at an airport in Islamabad, according to Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority, which cited poor weather as a possible factor.
The Bhoja Air Boeing...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 11:55 AM
A commercial airplane carrying at least 121 people crashed Friday in Rawalpindi just before it was to land at an airport in Islamabad, according toPakistan'sCivil Aviation Authority, which cited poor weather as a possible factor. No survivors have been...
| Jan 24, 2013
The city of Chicago last week bought the 2.7-mile-long elevated Canadian Pacific Railway spur known as the Bloomingdale Trail.
The sales price was $1, not including administrative fees.
By the time the spur's makeover into a bike and running path is...
| Nov 1, 2010
| 4:33 PM
A 29-year-old Lake Forest woman who was killed Friday afternoon accidentally stepped in front of a freight train at a Deerfield Metra stop, the Lake …...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 2:27 AM
A freight train derailment in Elgin won't disrupt Metra service as much as originally anticipated.
Metra originally said it would be running shuttle buses between Elgin's Chicago Street station and Bartlett station to get around the derailment. But...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 10:22 AM
Two people were seriously injured when the pickup truck they were in collided with a freight train locomotive in Itasca early this morning, officials said.
The collision between the truck and one of two attached locomotives happened about 2:53 a.m. on...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 7:33 AM
Bond was set at $500,000 today for a Carol Stream man accused of driving drunk when he drove his pickup truck into a freight train locomotive a week ago in Itasca, causing the death of a passenger in his car.
Jeffrey S. Fisher, 39, of the 700 block of...