The engine of an Amtrak passenger train caught fire Wednesday south of Union Station.
A 27-year-old Glenview man was hit and killed by a Red Line ‘L’ train in Rogers Park early Thursday.
Ravinia has something for everyone as usual this summer, from multiple headliners who performed at the original Woodstock to an artist who played at Lollapalooza not long ago – not to mention a stop by Glen Campbell on his goodbye tour.
Starting Wednesday, Metra riders will see a big increase in fares, with most riders paying 30 percent more.
Several Metra Union Pacific North Line trains were delayed Monday morning after an inbound train struck a pedestrian in Lake Forest.
Three freight trains collided in Northwest Indiana, just east of Valparaiso, causing a massive chain reaction derailment and small fire.
A Metra North Central line train was hit by a car this morning near Steeger Road west of Rand Road.
A Metra train was delayed for half an hour Tuesday morning after slamming into an empty car in Libertyville.
A train struck and killed a pedestrian early Thursday in Vernon Hills, prompting authorities to halt the train and leaving early-morning commuters delayed.
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.
Are you from the far flung reaches of Chicago’s suburbs and, like me, afraid to take the Metra? It’s okay, you can admit it, the Metra confuses me too. Don’t worry though! We’ll figure that giant, metal, moving monster out together!
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.