Freight Train Derailment

Freight Train Derails, Cars Roll OverFive rail cars on a train were involved in the derailment near 95th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue, according to Chicago fire officials. Four of the cars rolled onto their sides, and one was tipping, Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford said. All of the cars were empty at the time.
Freight Train Derails In New LenoxThe cars that derailed remained upright, but one hit and damaged a locomotive that was stopped on the adjacent track.
Metra North Central Service Running AgainTrains on Metra’s North Central Service that were halted because of a freight train derailment Tuesday will resume Wednesday morning.
Freight Train Derailment Halts Metra North Central ServiceA Canadian National Railway train derailed in Mundelein early Tuesday, blocking all other trains that use the same tracks, including Metra North Central Service -- which runs between Antioch and Union Station.
Feds: Fatal Train Derailment, Bridge Collapse Caused By HeatThe Federal Railroad Administration said it’s likely that temperatures of 103 degrees last July caused train tracks to buckle, derailing a coal train, and causing the bridge it was traveling on to collapse.
Freight Train Derails On Southwest Side, Knocks Down Power LinesA freight train derailment on the Southwest Side left several rail cars tossed about early Sunday.
After Fatal Train Wreck, Durbin Calls For More Federal Oversight Of Bridge InspectionsAs crews continued cleanup of the train derailment and bridge collapse that killed a Glenview couple, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin was calling for increased federal oversight of railroad bridge inspections.
2 Bodies Found In Car Dug Out Of Wreck From Train DerailmentCrews sifting through the wreckage of a train derailment and bridge collapse in the northern suburbs have found two bodies in the wreckage, after digging out a car that had been buried in the rubble.
Freight Train Derailment Halts Milwaukee District-West Metra TrainsA freight train derailment on the city’s West Side has shut down the Milwaukee District-West Metra line.
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