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Chicago Train Crash

Chicago Train Crash Caused $9.1 Million In Damage

AP | Posted 06.07.2014 | Crime

CHICAGO (AP) — A sensor for an automatic braking system was too close to the end of the track to prevent a crash at Chicago's O'Hare International A...

Operator Who Dozed Off, Caused Chicago Train Crash Fired

AP | Posted 04.04.2014 | Crime

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago transit officials have fired a train operator who acknowledged dozing off before crashing a commuter train at the O'Hare Inte...

Train Operator Reportedly Worked 69 Hours Before Derailment

AP | Posted 03.28.2014 | Crime

CHICAGO (AP) — A union for Chicago Transit Authority drivers says the operator of the train that crashed at O'Hare International Airport worked 69 h...

Chicago Train Derails At O'Hare, Injuring 32

AP | By PRIYA SRIDHAR and CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 05.24.2014 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — An operator of a Chicago public-transit train that jumped the tracks and scaled an escalator at one of nation's busiest airports Mond...

NTSB Makes 'Urgent' Safety Recs In Train Crash Report

AP | Posted 10.05.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- CHICAGO (AP) — Nearly a week after an unoccupied Chicago Transit Authority train rumbled down a track for nearly a mile and struck anothe...

Sabotage All But Ruled Out, First Lawsuit Filed In Blue Line Crash

Posted 10.04.2013 | Chicago

Just three days after the "ghost train" collision that injured 33 people on the CTA Blue Line in Chicago, the first lawsuit was filed by a passenger h...

NTSB Probe Of Chicago Train Crash Continues Despite Shutdown

AP | Posted 10.01.2013 | Chicago

FOREST PARK, Ill. -- FOREST PARK, Ill. (AP) — The federal investigation into the crash of an unmanned Chicago commuter train is continuing, but the ...

Commute Resumes After CTA 'Ghost Train' Collision

AP | Posted 12.01.2013 | Chicago

FOREST PARK, Ill. — The morning commute is mainly running smoothly a day after an empty, unmanned commuter train slammed into another at a subur...

2 CTA Blue Line Trains Collide, Dozens Sent To Hospital

Posted 09.30.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Two CTA Blue Line trains collided Monday morning in west suburban Forest Park, Ill., injuring a number of people in a suspicious cras...

Union Station Train Crash: At Least Nine Injured

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 08.03.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — An Amtrak train bound for southern Illinois has collided with a Metra commuter train arriving at Chicago's Union Station, injuring nin...

Trains Collide At Union Station

Posted 08.03.2011 | Chicago

Five people were injured when an Amtrak train hit an inbound Metra train Friday morning at Union Station. Amtrak train No. 391 hit Burlington Norther...

Father: Train operator in Boston collision is dead

AP | STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEWTON, Mass. — Two commuter trains collided and derailed during the evening rush hour outside Boston on Wednesday, trapping and killing the ope...