BNSF Service Resumes After Hazmat Incident Metra has suspended service on one of its main commuter lines running between the city and the western suburbs.
Metra BNSF Trains Running Again After Motorcyclist Fatally StruckMetra spokesman Tom Miller said the motorcyclist was trespassing on the BNSF right-of-way at about 6:45 p.m. when struck by the train, which was not scheduled to stop at Harlem Avenue and was running express to Naperville.
Freight Train Derails In CiceroCrews were notified at 4:18 a.m. of the derailment on Metra BNSF tracks in the 4700 block of West 26th Street in Cicero, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic said.
BNSF Trains Halted After Woman Jumps From Building Near TracksA woman who jumped to her death from an 11th-floor balcony near a Metra station Thursday night on the Near West Side halted trains for about 30 minutes, authorities said.
Metra Train Travels 13 Minutes With Door OpenThirteen minutes. That's how long a door aboard a moving Metra train stayed open Tuesday evening before a conductor discovered the problem.
2 Struck, Killed By Metra Train Near Cicero StationMetra trains are back up and running this morning, after an accident in Cicero that left two people dead.