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Boy, Age 13, Release Brake on 132-Ton Rail Car; Runaway Railcar Crashes into Antique Locomotive Near Passenger Platform

The Utica Police Department believes a 13 year-old set a rail car free but did not know it would cause a runaway and ultimately a crash one mile away. Video cameras at Utica’s Union Station in central New York show a runaway New York, Susquehanna and Western freight car rolling down on the county-owned tracks […]

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Topics: 24/7 Alerts

Metrolink Passenger Train Derails After Crash with Utility Truck Near Rice Ave and 5th St Northwest of Los Angeles

An investigator tells the associated press the commuter train accident northwest of Los Angeles occurred when a truck became stuck on the tracks after the driver turned onto the crossing. Oxnard, California firefighters responded about 6 a.m. PT to a Metrolink train-utility truck collision involving the vehicle on the Ventura County Line tracks. Several passenger […]

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Topics: Viewer Discretion

CTA Train Operator/Driver Dozed Before Blue Line Train Crashed at Terminal at O’Hare

NTSB: Operator admits she was asleep before train crashed. NTSB investigators have confirmed that the driver in the Blue Line crash says she nodded off when the train wreck happened and it’s not the first incident for this driver. The same driver passed a station when she fell asleep in February. The CTA says the […]

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Topics: 24/7 Alerts


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