Railroad Bridge

A Union Pacific freight train hauling coal from Wyoming to Wisconsin derailed near the border between north suburban Glenview and Northbrook on July 4, 2012. A railroad bridge also collapsed in the wreck. (Credit: CBS)

Coal Train Derails Near Glenview-Northbrook Border, Bridge Collapses

Railroad workers have a big job ahead of them after several cars of a freight train hauling coal derailed near the border between north suburban Glenview and Northbrook Wednesday, and a rail bridge collapsed during the wreck.

07/04/2012

A man hangs from a concrete bridge abutment on the elevated Pink Line tracks near 16th and Paulina streets, after apparently trying to climb down from the tracks. (Credit: CBS)

Cops Rescue Man Who Tried To Jump From Elevated CTA Tracks

Police officers rescued a man who nearly fell off of elevated Pink Line tracks on Thursday, after he walked along the tracks for several blocks, then apparently tried to jump from a concrete bridge abutment.

06/28/2012

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood with Rep. Bobby Rush and Gov. Pat Quinn.

Englewood Railroad Flyover Project To Create 1,500 Local Jobs

The Chicago economy is getting a bit of good news Monday morning, as the huge Englewood Flyover railroad project stands to bring hundreds of jobs.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

Englewood Flyover

Plans Finalized For Englewood Railroad Flyover Bridge

Relief may be around the bend for thousands of Metra’s Rock Island line commuters accustomed to big delays caused by the railroad traffic bottleneck on Chicago’s South Side.

WBBM Newsradio–06/23/2011