Source: Motorman's Mistake, Over-Correction To Blame For Blue Line Derailment Near O'HareThe derailment of a CTA Blue Line train near O'Hare International Airport on Wednesday seems to have been the result of operator error, sources said, after the motorman apparently made a minor operating mistake, and over-corrected.
Freight Train Derailment Blocks Metra Tracks; Heritage Corridor Trains CanceledMetra has canceled morning service on the Heritage Corridor, after a freight train derailed in southwest suburban Willow Springs, blocking the tracks.
UPDATE: Metra Cancels Tuesday Morning BNSF Line Service From CiceroA freight train derailed near Cicero Monday around 5:15 p.m., forcing Metra to cancel BNSF line service from Cicero on Tuesday morning.
NTSB: Derailed Amtrak Train In Washington Was Going 80 MPH In 30 MPH ZoneThirteen of the 14 cars from the train jumped the track in DuPont, Washington. Several cars fell off an overpass, landing on Interstate 5 below.
Amtrak Train Derails On Interstate In Washington StateAn Amtrak train derailed on an overpass in Washington, authorities said Monday.
RTA: More Train Troubles Possible Without State FundingRTA Chairman Kirk Dillard told the City Club of Chicago the transit system needs hundreds of millions of dollars for capital projects and upkeep.
Crowded Trains On South Shore Line After Tuesday DerailmentTrains were running with fewer cars during the morning rush, after 18 cars were “trapped” at Millennium Station because of the derailment.
South Shore Train Service Resumes After Train Derails DowntownA South Shore train derailed downtown on Tuesday afternoon.
Amtrak Train Derails In South LoopThree cars of an Amtrak train derailed Monday morning in the South Loop.
Yellow Line Service Resumes After DerailmentA southbound Yellow Line train derailed near the Dempster-Skokie station about 9:30 p.m., according to CTA spokeswoman Catherine Hosinski. By early Friday, service was restored and delays were not expected for the morning commute.
Brown Line Service Resumes After DerailmentCTA Brown Line trains are running normally after lengthy delays caused by a train derailing Thursday morning in the Northwest Side Albany Park neighborhood.
CTA Mum Day After Green Line DerailmentSources close to the investigation tell CBS 2 a non-union CTA manager was at the switch site and threw the switch the wrong way, which derailed the train Wednesday.
Electric Line Derailment Causes Delays For Morning RushService on Metra's Electric Line was back to normal Wednesday morning, after an overnight derailment caused major delays at the start of the morning rush.
Fatigued Driver, Design Flaws Blamed For 2014 O'Hare Blue Line DerailmentNTSB officials pointed to the trip arms and bumping posts at the O’Hare terminal at the end of the tracks, saying neither could adequately slow or stop the train, after the operator nodded off while pulling into the terminal.
Metra Expects Normal Service A Day After DerailmentMetra crews worked through the night to fix the tracks after a derailment Monday afternoon on the Northwest Side caused extensive delays on three rail lines.