Car-Train Collisions

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Metra Train Strikes Vehicle On NW Side

A Metra train collided with a vehicle on the Union Pacific West Line Wednesday evening in the Old Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.


Metra Fatal Crash

Train Accidents Down Statewide, But Not Chicago Area

A new analysis shows that Chicago-area railroad crossings remain dangerous.


Railroad Crossing

Car-Train Collisions Up In 2010

A disturbing report out today says after a three-year period of consecutive lows, the number of collisions between cars and trains is up again.

WBBM Newsradio–01/04/2011