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Illinois woman killed by train was trying to rescue opossum - WICS-TV
springfield | illinois |
MetroLink officials declined to discuss the circumstances behind her presence on the tracks, citing an ongoing investigation. Train service between the Belleville and Memorial Hospital stations was delayed for about two hours after the accident ...[...]
Apr 25, 2015 4:03pm | 18 views | source: Google / WICS-TV

Derailments Put Safety Record of Crude Oil Trains in Question - NBC Chicago
chicago | illinois |
... trains carrying the highly flammable cargo through the state of Illinois. For example, approximately 40 crude oil trains cross Kane, DuPage and Cook counties each week before interchanging in Chicago or continuing to the eastern half of the Unite[...]
Apr 24, 2015 04:19am | 11 views | source: Google / NBC Chicago

Metra train strikes pedestrian near Wheaton - Chicago Daily Herald
illinois | Route 59 |
Chicago Daily HeraldHawthorn Woods is asking the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority to delay action on the next phase of planning for the proposed Route 53 extension into Lake County until meeting with all communities in the corridor. The village [...]
Apr 22, 2015 00:16am | 28 views | source: Yahoo

Transportation officials issue oil train safety measures - Sacramento Bee
sacramento | california |
The department has also issued an advisory to railroads to use the latest technology to check for flaws in train wheels that can cause a crash. A broken train wheel is suspected of causing the March 5 derailment near Galena, Illinois, of a train ...[...]
Apr 17, 2015 2:32pm | 15 views | source: Google / Sacramento Bee

State House bill: Report volume, contents of oil trains - seattlepi
charleston | west virginia |
In February, there were major accidents and fires in West Virginia, Illinois and Ontario. Sen. Cantwell is sponsoring federal legislation that would require railroads and oil companies to disclose routes and vapor content of trains to first responder[...]
Apr 15, 2015 00:53am | 32 views | source: Google / seattlepi.com (blog)

Pickup truck struck by train at rail crossing, driver killed
illinois | IL-143 |
HIGHLAND, IL (KPLR) - The driver of a pickup truck died Thursday trying to beat an oncoming train at a railroad crossing, Illinois State Police said. According to Trooper Calvin Dye Jr., a state police spokesman, the accident occurred just before 2:1[...]
Apr 14, 2015 5:41pm | 35 views | source: Yahoo

Quebec oil train disaster settlement for victims' families - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
missouri | US 61 |
TORONTO (AP) - The law firm representing the families of 47 people killed in the 2013 Quebec train crash said it has received a financial proposal that would see them split US$61 million in compensation.[...]
Apr 12, 2015 10:44pm | 14 views | source: Yahoo

Older Illinois Reports by Our Users

stopped train for 25 min so far
Antioch | Illinois | Grimm Rd
Stopped train for 25 min so far[...]
Mar 23, 2015 5:12pm | By anonymous | 19 views |

fuster cluck
Plainfield | Illinois | Street
SO bound 126 before 59 at a standstill, can't tell if it's cuz of a train or what but don't come this way![...]
Nov 27, 2014 2:04pm | By anonymous | 67 views |

amtrack vs. pedestrian
Rantoul | Illinois | Street
Train vs. Pedestrian amtrack from champaign to chicago pedestrian strikes side of train. The conductor reports he was alert and talking. Heavy delay for my connecting train[...]
Apr 08, 2014 9:11pm | By oops | 88 views |

Train crash
Grayslake | Illinois | Lake St & Hillside
A Canadian National freight train hit a car or pedestrian at the tracks near Lake st and Hillside in the town of Grayslake and reports are that there is a fatality involved.[...]
Mar 17, 2014 09:18am | By Andy | 1521 views | 2

Train and Car with fatality
Round Lake | Illinois | And Cedar Lake
All trains have stopped outbound from Chicago at Grayslake due to collision at the railroad crossing in Round Lake. [...]
Jan 22, 2014 8:08pm | By Gclark | 259 views |

Train blocking 173
Antioch | Illinois |
Train blocking Rt.173 just west of Rt.83 CN says Grass Lake Rd. Is open. CN railroad radio reveals possible derailment [...]
Dec 13, 2013 10:40am | By william smith | 147 views |

Stopped traffic
Harvey | Illinois | E 147th St
Train has been stopped for 20 minutes. No one is moving![...]
Nov 13, 2013 4:06pm | By Jeanelle | 45 views |

Train accident
Wilmington | Illinois | 264 Mill St
Train ht vehicle - vehicle injuries - train passengers ok[...]
Jul 12, 2013 8:31pm | By K | 1200 views |

Freight Train Accident
Macomb | Illinois | Train Tracks
We are riding Amtrak from Quincy, IL on our way to Chicago & there is apparently an accident on the train tracks just outside of Macomb, IL. A car was struck by a freight train & now all trains are indefinatly delayed.[...]
Feb 09, 2013 05:29am | By Chief_19_98 | 267 views |

Freight Train Accident
Macomb | Illinois | Train Tracks
We are riding Amtrak from Quincy, IL on our way to Chicago & there is apparently an accident on the train tracks just outside of Macomb, IL. A car was struck by a freight train & now all trains are indefinatly delayed.[...]
Feb 09, 2013 05:26am | By Chief_19_98 | 108 views |

QUESTION | Granite City | Illinois |
november 15, 1992. train hit chevy impala???[...]
| By krista12264 | 155 views |

QUESTION | Des Plaines | Illinois |
how many fatal train accidents have occurred at Miner Rd. and River Road in DesPlaines, IL.[...]
| By FM | 216 views |

IL Live Chat
> same here Tyler  00:41am
i-90  | IL
> whats going on, on I 90 by the 53 ramp? My car is stopped  00:11am
i-90  | IL
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