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  • New train safety system unveiled with '08 Metrolink crash in mind

     
    Transportation officials are scheduled to unveil a safety measure Monday morning designed to keep trains from colliding even in case of human error....
  • W. Parker Lyon and his Pony Express Museum

     
    W. Parker Lyon, former mayor of Fresno, builds the Pony Express Museum in Arcadia....
  • North Hollywood man killed by freight train

     
    A 59-year-old North Hollywood man was struck and killed by a freight train not far from Bob Hope Airport, police said Sunday....
  • Metra delays on North Line after person struck by train

     
    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 …...
  • Villa Park VFW Fire and Explosion Injures 14

     
    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 …...
  • Passenger sues Metra over 2011 crash that killed truck driver in Mount Prospect

    Passenger sues Metra over 2011 crash that killed truck driver in Mount Prospect
    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. The...
  • Police identify man hit & killed by train

    Police identify man hit & killed by train
    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...
  • Designers seek input of riders to develop useful transportation apps

     Designers seek input of riders to develop useful transportation apps
    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...
  • 'Wooo!' Amtrak train briefly hits 111 mph in test run

    'Wooo!' Amtrak train briefly hits 111 mph in test run
    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...
  • NW Metra train stopped after person fatally struck

    NW Metra train stopped after person fatally struck
    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...
  • Investigators Calling Sacramento Fire Suspicious

    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...
  • Iowa rail museum goes for immersion

    Iowa rail museum goes for immersion
    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...