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Railway Disasters

Railway Disasters
A collection of news and information related to Railway Accidents published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
A collection of news and information related to Railway Accidents published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES) « Show less

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  • Video shows fitness model was clipped from behind by train in deadly accident

    Video shows fitness model was clipped from behind by train in deadly accident
    Video footage that captured the moments before Greg Plitt’s death shows the fitness model running southbound in between two sets of train tracks in Burbank before getting clipped from behind by an oncoming train, police said.
  • Photo appears to show Greg Plitt filming before being hit by train

    Photo appears to show Greg Plitt filming before being hit by train
    A photo has emerged that purports to show fitness model and actor Greg Plitt moments before he was killed by a Metrolink train while filming in Burbank, according to the Los Angeles Times. The image obtained by KTLA is said to show Plitt, 37, of Los...

    Letter: Reversal on vote was a mistake

    I was disappointed to see that Councilman Talamantes reversed his decision on the North Third Street development, as well as the Burbank Leader’s apparent approval of his decision. It appears that the squeaky wheel gets the grease at City Hall as...

    Memorial for Greg Plitt will be open to the public

    Memorial for Greg Plitt will be open to the public
    The family of actor and fitness model Greg Plitt have received thousands of messages from well-wishers and now are planning a public memorial Saturday in Beverly Hills, the Los Angeles Times reports. The family thanked Plitt's fans for their support...

    Crew filming Greg Plitt on train tracks wasn't permitted, officials say

    Crew filming Greg Plitt on train tracks wasn't permitted, officials say
    Fitness model and actor Greg Plitt was killed Saturday after getting struck by an oncoming Metrolink train in Burbank while he was shooting a video on the railroad tracks. Just after 4 p.m., the 37-year-old was struck north of the Magnolia Boulevard...