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  • Pedestrian killed by Metro Gold Line train in South Pasadena

    Pedestrian killed by Metro Gold Line train in South Pasadena
    A man was killed Saturday by a Metro Gold Line train in South Pasadena after he did not move from the path of the oncoming train, officials said. About 4:10 p.m., a Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority train operator saw a pedestrian...
  • Investing: Stocks that make sense now

    Several categories of companies show promise for the second half of 2013. Among them are health care stocks, which offer investors a triple advantage. Many offer attractive yields; they're defensive holdings in an uncertain market; and the case for long-...
  • Perfect weather to open new runway at O'Hare

    Perfect weather to open new runway at O'Hare
    The new $1.3 billion runway that opened at O’Hare International Airport on Thursday immediately began to provide a payoff on the long-term investment, with airlines running mostly on-time operations despite overcast skies that normally would cause...
  • NTSB faults parade safety plans in Texas float crash that killed 4

    Officials in Midland, Texas, and organizers of a weekend celebration honoring military veterans bear some responsibility for a deadly crash between a freight train and a float carrying veterans and their loved ones, according to the National...
  • Sen. Feinstein: New York train crash shows safety goals must be met

    WASHINGTON – After New York’s deadly train derailment, Congress should hold firm to a 2015 deadline for railroads to install systems that will automatically slow down or stop trains if engineers exceed speed limits or are on a collision course...
  • A railroad dinosaur is coming back to life

    A railroad dinosaur is coming back to life
    It's been sitting around in Pomona for nearly 53 years, but now the beast they call Big Boy is making tracks for Wyoming. Officially known as Union Pacific steam engine No. 4014, the locomotive has been parked at the RailGiants Train Museum in Pomona...
  • Rail travel in 2013: A waiting year

    Rail travel in 2013: A waiting year
    Overall, 2013 is shaping up as a "more of the same" year, with only modest technical improvements and just the usual sales and promotions. Rail systems in many parts of the world are working on improvements, but you won't see any big projects completed...
  • Souvenirs from Century of Progress fair still highly collectible

    Q: Any info on my gas coin? It's marked "Johnson Gasolene" and "Century of Progress, Chicago, IL." A: What the reader calls a "gas coin" is actually a souvenir from the 1933-34 World's Fair in Chicago. First, we need to address what looks like a...
  • Rail workers, I.W.W. organizers hold protest on Near West Side

    About 25 people protested outside a railyard on Chicago’s Near West Side as part of a labor action under way at a small Bedford Park-based locomotive service company. Workers at Mobile Rail Solutions walked off the job Wednesday after three...
  • Strong stench remains after Hays train accident

    Strong stench remains after Hays train accident
    A train derailment caused 1,500 tons of smelly, decaying chicken meal to be spilled in Hays last month, and Union Pacific contractors have been trying to get rid of it ever since. Chicken meal is an ingredient used in cat food. Since the spill, residents...
  • Update: Train delays while Glendale police respond to car stuck on tracks, suspect DUI

    Update 3:40 p.m.: A southbound Union Pacific freight train was stopped while police officials worked to remove a vehicle that became stuck on train tracks in Glendale early Saturday morning and its driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving,...
  • Car on tracks halts train in Glendale

    Car on tracks halts train in Glendale
    A man whose car got stuck on train tracks Saturday at a rail crossing that's closed for safety upgrades may have been driving drunk, according to police. Officers on patrol spotted the vehicle stranded at a rail crossing at Broadway and Brazil Street,...