Canadian National

Freight Train Fire

Commuters Still Facing Delays After Freight Train Derailment

Twenty-two freight train cars jumped the tracks and three burst into flames Thursday morning in the west suburbs, causing Metra service disruptions that were expected to drag into into Friday.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

Railroad Crossing

CN Ordered To Pay For Railroad Upgrades

Canadian National Railway has lost its latest round in court over its controversial 2008 purchase of the former Elgin, Joliet and Eastern freight railroad.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2011

Freight Train Passing A Grade Crossing.  (Tim Boyle/Getty Images

Dispatcher Stops Train, Saves Pregnant Woman

A Canadian National freight train stopped just 10 seconds, or 40 yards, short of a hitting a stranded vehicle.


File Photo (Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Woman Found Dead Near Train Tracks

HARVEY, Ill. (STMW) – Police are investigating the death of a Harvey woman after her body was found Sunday morning along railroad tracks in the south suburb.