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Railroad Crossing

State Investigator On Racing Trains: ‘Is It Really Worth The Risk?’

A series of pedestrians and vehicles have been hit in recent weeks by Metra trains, more often than not with deadly consequences. The state investigator who is assigned to most such accidents says most are perfectly avoidable.

WBBM Newsradio–03/25/2013

A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Suicides Way Up On Naperville Railroad Tracks

Four times in the last six months, men from Naperville have stepped in front of a train and ended their lives.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011