Train Crash

A Metra Rock Island Line train hit the end stop at LaSalle Street Station on Monday. (Photo credit: Jack Lavallee)

Metra Train Strikes Wall Pulling Into LaSalle Street Station

Four people reportedly were taken to hospitals after a Metra Rock Island train hit a concrete retaining wall while pulling into the station downtown.

01/06/2014

This was the scene of a Metra train that collided with a car carrier truck Monday in Bartlett. (CBS)

Pennsylvania Trucker Charged In Metra Crash In Bartlett

Volodimyr Matkivski, 41, of Warminster, Pa., was cited for ignoring a posted sign warning motorists about the 22-foot clearance between the tracks and Bartlett Road.

10/24/2013

This was the scene of a Metra train that collided with a car carrier truck Monday in Bartlett. (CBS)

Metra Service To Bartlett Back To Normal After Monday Crash

Metra officials said Tuesday morning that they expect “normal” service on the Milwaukee District West Line following a Monday afternoon crash betweeen a train and semi truck that injured two near northwest suburban Bartlett.

10/22/2013

Katie Ann Lunn

Report Slams Railway In Accident That Killed Woman

A final report has been issued on a highly publicized train accident that killed a Chicago woman two years ago.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012

Metra Fatal Crash

Metra Train Slams Into Car In Palatine; Driver Killed

Metra trains on the Union Pacific Northwest line were halted Monday morning, after an inbound train slammed into a car in Palatine.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2011

A Metra train on the Rock Island District Line struck a vehicle in Oak Forest on July 21, 2012, causing the lead car of the train to derail. (Credit: CBS)

2 Killed When Metra Train Hits Vehicle In Oak Forest

Two women died when they drove in front of a Metra Rock Island District train in an unincorporated area between Tinley Park and Oak Forest.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2011

Brown Line Train

Brown Line Train Hits Vehicle, Service Halted On North Side

A Brown Line train struck a vehicle near the Francisco stop Tuesday afternoon and service was stopped on the North Side between the Belmont and Kimball stops as crews worked to clear the scene.

07/19/2011

Train Crash

UPDATE: 4 Injured When Cars Crash Into 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.

02/14/2011