What Causes Trains To Derail?After an Amtrak train derailed Monday morning on an overpass in Washington state, concerns surrounding rail safety surfaced.
Train Delays Possible On 3 Metra LinesTrains on the BNSF, Southwest Service and Heritage Corridor lines could experience delays up to 15 minutes during the Thursday evening and Friday morning commutes,
Metra, Amtrak Delays Expected At Union Station Thursday MorningDelays on Metra and Amtrak trains at Union Station were expected during the Thursday morning commute after a partial train derailment that caused delays throughout the day on Wednesday.
Train Derailment At Union Station A "Warning"Metra's outgoing and incoming executive directors told the Regional Transportation Authority board that the train derailment is a warning.
Delays For Metra, Amtrak After Train Derailment At Union StationA partial train derailment Tuesday night at Union Station is expected to cause “significant delays” on several Metra lines during the Wednesday morning commute.
BNSF Employee Injured When Metra Train Derails In Rail YardThe train was not moving when it derailed in the yard near Canal and Roosevelt about 9:30 a.m., according to a Metra spokeswoman.
Tanker Cars Derail In Plainfield, Causing Crude Oil SpillThe derailment of several cars was observed by Chopper 2 along Illinois Route 59 and Riverwalk Court, just north of the village's downtown.
Union Pacific Freight Train Derails In Lake ForestAt least 10 cars from the Union Pacific train derailed about 3:10 a.m. near Route 41 and West Deerpath Road, according to a statement from Lake Forest police.
Freight Train Derails In Blue Island, No InjuriesThe incident occurred at 135th and Chatham Tuesday afternoon.
NTSB Says Feed Truck Shifted Track Before Amtrak AccidentA truck used to deliver feed to a business where cattle are fattened hit a train track and shifted it at least a foot before an Amtrak train derailed in southwest Kansas and injured at least 32 people, an investigator said Tuesday.
Chicago-Bound Amtrak Train Derails In KansasA U.S. government official who was briefed on the investigation said an engineer on the train noticed a significant bend in a rail, and hit the emergency brakes before the train derailed. The train appeared to be going about 75 mph at the time.
Metra Train Derails Near Naperville, Extensive Delays ExpectedTrain No. 1206, scheduled to depart Fairview at 5:45 a.m. and arrive in Chicago at 6:35 a.m., derailed just east of Naperville, according to Metra.