A man on a Metra train Monday night was only trying to ease his fears about a bad dream he had, but the note he passed to the train conductor was mistaken for a bomb threat.
Another lawsuit has been filed over the crash of an Amtrak train that left Chicago and was hit by a truck in Nevada, killing six people more than a week ago.
Two people were injured overnight when a train hit a pickup truck in northwest suburban Itasca.
An Evanston woman is the first to file suit against a Nevada trucking company after she was injured in a deadly crash on an Amtrak train last week.
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More new CTA ‘L’ cars are beginning to arrive, even though Chicago Transit Authority president Forrest Claypool says the cars have not been given final approval.
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A man is dead after being struck by a train in south suburban Blue Island Saturday morning.
Power was cut briefly to the CTA Yellow Line in north suburban Skokie this morning after a car struck a train and kept going.
A new report says road salt is to blame for the failure of crossing gates and warning lights Monday morning at the site where two cars hit a stopped train.
Two cars headed in opposite direction both hit the same freight train overnight, and now there are serious questions about whether the rail crossing safety systems were even working.
Two men are due in court, charged with hitting a student on a CTA train outside Wrigley Field, and stealing a video camera, before being apprehended by Guardian Angels who were on the train.
One person was taken to the hospital this morning, after a car backed into a stopped Brown Line train at the Rockwell station.
The last of four nights of public meetings on reconstruction of the CTA Purple Line, and the northern end of the Red Line, takes place tonight.
Metra trains were halted on the Union/Pacific West Line Friday morning, after a man was struck and killed by a train on the city’s West Side.
CTA this spring will use proceeds from a federal Homeland Security grant to equip half of its rail car fleet with security cameras.
Updated 12/18/10 – 11:53 a.m. CHICAGO (CBS) – Emergency crews have stopped a fuel leak from a train car at a Southwest Side rail yard Saturday morning. A Level One Hazmat response was called at […]
The lead engine caught fire Wednesday morning on an Amtrak train headed from Chicago to New York, as it approached a station in northern Ohio.
Power was shut down to part of the CTA Red Line subway Wednesday morning, after brakes on a train began smoking.
A man was hit and killed by an outbound Metra train Sunday morning in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side, according to a spokesman for the Fire Department.