| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Transportation officials are scheduled to unveil a safety measure Monday morning designed to keep trains from colliding even in case of human error....
| Aug 24, 2012
| 12:23 AM
W. Parker Lyon, former mayor of Fresno, builds the Pony Express Museum in Arcadia....
| Aug 5, 2012
| 9:53 AM
A 59-year-old North Hollywood man was struck and killed by a freight train not far from Bob Hope Airport, police said Sunday....
| May 29, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Metra service on the Union Pacific North Line is being delayed after a person was struck by a train near the Ravenswood stop on the …...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A welding repair job inside the firing range of the Villa Park VFW ignited a fire that quickly escalated and caused an apparent explosion. A …...
| May 15, 2012
| 7:34 PM
A passenger on a Metra Union Pacific Northwest Line train involved in a crash with a truck in Mount Prospect last May that injured three dozen people and killed the truck driver filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the railroad agency for his injuries.
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Wichita police release the name of a man who was struck and killed by train on Tuesday.
Authorities say Cedale Brown, 41, walked into the path of a Union Pacific freight train at 17th & Santa Fe around 11 a.m. Witnesses say he was walking and staring at...
| Oct 22, 2012
George Aye and Sara Cantor Aye want to help improve the experience of using mass transit in the Chicago area, and they are appealing for your participation.
The husband and wife team last year opened the Greater Good Studio, a Chicago firm that uses...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 5:12 PM
ABOARD AMTRAK TEST TRAIN – The fierce, unresolved debate over whether the U.S. can afford to invest billions of dollars on high-speed passenger rail seemed to fall by the wayside, at least temporarily, in the heartland on Friday when an Amtrak train...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 3:01 PM
An outbound Metra Union Pacific Northwest Line train scheduled to end in Crystal Lake this afternoon was stopped after fatally striking a pedestrian, officials said.
Train No. 709, which was to arrive in Crystal Lake at 2:55 p.m., struck the pedestrian...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 5:04 AM
Investigators are calling a fire in a metal shed in Sacramento early Tuesday morning suspicious.
Firefighters said the shed on Academy Way may have had equipment belonging either to a regional transit or Union Pacific yard. They said everything in the...
| May 21, 2012
| 6:50 PM
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — With its just-opened million-dollar makeover, the Union Pacific Railroad Museum beckons visitors of all ages to downtown Council Bluffs. But to get the full experience, be sure to bring a kid along.
Youngsters are more likely...