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  • Chicago train was going too fast for emergency system to stop crash

    Chicago train was going too fast for emergency system to stop crash
    A preliminary investigation into the crash of a Chicago Transit Authority train that derailed and jumped onto a passenger platform at the O’Hare International Airport station found that the train was going too fast for the station's automatic emergency braking system to prevent the crash.
  • Driver in Chicago train crash fired; minimum rest limits imposed

    Facing scrutiny after a rookie subway driver admitted to authorities that she fell asleep at the controls before a high-speed crash last month, the Chicago Transit Authority said this week that it will impose limits on how many hours drivers can work...

    Driver in Chicago subway train crash had 'dozed off,' NTSB says

    Driver in Chicago subway train crash had 'dozed off,' NTSB says
    The driver of a Chicago subway train that crashed at O'Hare International Airport told authorities that she fell asleep before the train entered the station, derailed and raced up an escalator, the NTSB announced Wednesday. She didn't wake up until...

    'Slow down!' commuters yell before 2 Chicago trains collide

    'Slow down!' commuters yell before 2 Chicago trains collide
    Thirty-three people suffered minor injuries after an empty train struck a Chicago Transit Authority train while it was stopped at a station Monday morning, according to a transit spokeswoman. No one was seriously hurt, Lambrini Lukidis, a spokeswoman...

    Rail firm in deadly Quebec blast barred from operating in Canada

    Rail firm in deadly Quebec blast barred from operating in Canada
    Canadian transportation officials Tuesday suspended the operating license of the regional railway company whose unmanned train broke loose from a Quebec siding last month and ignited a massive fireball that killed 47 people and devastated the town of Lac-...