As Collisions Between Trains And Cars Decline, Pedestrian Accidents Holding SteadyState safety experts worry the pandemic could railroad train crossing safety, because we're all out of practice.
'Ghost Signals' At Railroad Crossings In Lockport Causing Lots Of Headaches For DriversGates closing, but no trains; months of false alarms at railroad crossings in Lockport have been causing quite a headache for drivers, but a fix might finally be in the works.
Indiana Supreme Court Sides With Railroads Over Blocked CrossingsThe Indiana Supreme Court has struck down a more than 150-year-old state law that allowed local governments to fine railroads when a stopped train blocks a street for more than 10 minutes.
State Police Taking Part In Rail Safety Week Illinois State Police will be out this week issuing tickets and handing out safety literature in a bid to bring down numbers of railroad-crossing deaths in the state.
Metra Reminding Commuters Of Danger At Railroad CrossingsMetra safety was the topic of conversation in Buffalo Grove on Thursday, after a new report ranked Illinois third in the nation for train crashes.
Chicago, Evergreen Park Want CSX Fined For Blocking Railroad CrossingsChicago is joining forces with the Village of Evergreen Park in an effort to force CSX Transportation to live up to the commitments it made to the Surface Transportation Board after acquiring the rights to operate on the Elsdon Line in 2013.
Safety Advocates Concerned About Rise In Train DeathsOperation Lifesaver is trying to get out the message: you need to pay attention at train crossings.
Historic Union Pacific Train Helping Warn Of Rail DangersA distinctive train from the past will be running for a second consecutive day in the Chicago area Wednesday, in a drive to make motorists and pedestrians more aware around railroad tracks and crossings.
CN Ordered To Pay For Railroad UpgradesCanadian National Railway has lost its latest round in court over its controversial 2008 purchase of the former Elgin, Joliet and Eastern freight railroad.