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Metra Train Derails Near Naperville, Extensive Delays Expected

CHICAGO (STMW) — A Metra train derailed Monday morning on the BNSF Railway near west suburban Naperville, causing extensive delays during the morning commute.

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Lac-Mégantic residents still suffering after deadly rail tragedy in 2013

LAC-MÉGANTIC — A new report says Lac-Mégantic residents were still suffering nearly 30 months after a train derailment killed 47 people in July 2013.

The survey, which was conducted last fall, suggests anxiety problems were twice as frequent in the Quebec town as they were in the rest of the geographical region in which it is located. 186 more words

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Big Freight Railroads Won't Meet Safety Technology Deadline

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WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Three of the biggest freight railroads operating in the U.S., including one in North Texas, have told the government they won’t meet a 2018 deadline to start using safety technology intended to prevent accidents like the deadly derailment of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia last May. 581 more words


Train derails, catches fire in Stark County

BREWSTER, Ohio (AP) – Fire officials say a train derailed and burst into flames in northeast Ohio.

It happened around 6 p.m. Monday in the Stark County village of Brewster, located about 25 miles south of Akron. 99 more words


Crews Start Removing Train Cars From Mississippi River

BROWNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Canadian Pacific Railroad crews have started removing the six tanker cars that derailed into the Mississippi River in southeastern Minnesota.

CP spokesman Jeremy Berry says a new track has been laid south of Brownsville where 15 cars derailed Tuesday night. 106 more words


Crews working to clean up train derailment in Houston County


RENO, Minn. — Several cars of a Canadian Pacific mixed freight train went off the tracks late Tuesday night near Reno, about seven miles south of Brownsville. 94 more words

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