CTA Mum Day After Green Line DerailmentSources close to the investigation tell CBS 2 a non-union CTA manager was at the switch site and threw the switch the wrong way, which derailed the train Wednesday.
Electric Line Derailment Causes Delays For Morning RushService on Metra's Electric Line was back to normal Wednesday morning, after an overnight derailment caused major delays at the start of the morning rush.
Fatigued Driver, Design Flaws Blamed For 2014 O'Hare Blue Line DerailmentNTSB officials pointed to the trip arms and bumping posts at the O’Hare terminal at the end of the tracks, saying neither could adequately slow or stop the train, after the operator nodded off while pulling into the terminal.
Metra Expects Normal Service A Day After DerailmentMetra crews worked through the night to fix the tracks after a derailment Monday afternoon on the Northwest Side caused extensive delays on three rail lines.
Galena Oil Train Derailment Involved Safer Tanker CarsThe rail cars that split open and burst into flames during a western Illinois oil train derailment this week were retrofitted with protective shields to meet a higher safety standard than federal law requires, railroad officials said.
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.
Freight Train Derails Near Bensenville, Metra Trains DelayedAs of 4:30 a.m., inbound trains on the Milwaukee District / West Line were delayed between 15 and 20 minutes, according to Metra’s website.
Blue Line Trains Running Again After Derailment At PulaskiService on the Forest Park branch of the CTA Blue Line has resumed, after a minor derailment halted trains at Pulaski for nearly two hours.
Blue Line Train Derails In Forest ParkThe CTA has suspended Blue Line train service between the Harlem and Forest Park stops on the Forest Park branch, after a train derailed late Friday morning.
Loop Train Service Back To Normal After Derailment Caused Big DelaysCTA is restoring service after a train derailment halted trains in the Loop.
Blue Line Train Derails After Hitting Truck Tire On TracksA southbound Blue Line train leaving the Cicero station hit an automobile tire that was on the tracks about 7:45 p.m., CTA spokesman Brian Steele said. No injuries were reported.
NTSB: Blue Line 'Trip Stop' At O'Hare Was Too Close To The End Of The TrackNTSB officials had previously said the train’s operator, Brittney Haywood, admitted falling asleep at the controls as the train was pulling into the O’Hare station, but that automated systems in place were designed to stop the train if she did not hit the brakes.