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Railway Disasters

Railway Disasters
A collection of news and information related to Railway Accidents published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
A collection of news and information related to Railway Accidents published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES) « Show less

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  • Metrolink train collides with freight cars in Rialto

    For the second time in less than three months, a Metrolink train and a freight train heading in opposite directions collided Thursday morning, raising fresh concerns about the commuter rail line's ability to navigate tracks it shares with other carriers.
  • Pictures in the News | August 26, 2013

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins near Yosemite National Park, where thousands of firefighters on Monday entered a 10th day of trying to slow the pace of the massive Rim fire as it spreads across dry, rugged terrain near Yosemite, threatening thousands...

    Dozens injured in Metro Blue Line train collision with bus

     
    About 48 people suffered mostly minor injuries Monday morning when a Metro Blue line train and a transit bus collided near downtown Los Angeles.

    New train safety system unveiled with '08 Metrolink crash in mind

     
    Transportation officials are scheduled to unveil a safety measure Monday morning designed to keep trains from colliding even in case of human error.

    More than 40 hurt when truck, Amtrak train collide

     
    Passengers aboard an Amtrak train described a chaotic scene when it was hit by a big rig Monday in California's Central Valley, injuring more than 40 people. Three cars derailed. Passengers said they felt the impact and then saw a...