Train Crash

Metra Train Strikes Wall Pulling Into LaSalle Street StationFour people reportedly were taken to hospitals after a Metra Rock Island train hit a concrete retaining wall while pulling into the station downtown.
Pennsylvania Trucker Charged In Metra Crash In BartlettVolodimyr 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.
Metra Service To Bartlett Back To Normal After Monday CrashMetra 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.
Report Slams Railway In Accident That Killed WomanA final report has been issued on a highly publicized train accident that killed a Chicago woman two years ago.
Metra Train Slams Into Car In Palatine; Driver KilledMetra trains on the Union Pacific Northwest line were halted Monday morning, after an inbound train slammed into a car in Palatine.
2 Killed When Metra Train Hits Vehicle In Oak ForestTwo women died when they drove in front of a Metra Rock Island District train in an unincorporated area between Tinley Park and Oak Forest.
Brown Line Train Hits Vehicle, Service Halted On North SideA 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.
UPDATE: 4 Injured When Cars Crash Into TrainTwo 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.