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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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  • Bob Hope Airport's new crosswalk eases foot travel

    Bob Hope Airport's new crosswalk eases foot travel
    Bob Hope Airport officials stopped traffic on Empire Avenue Monday — literally.
  • Police investigation into rail collision continues

    Police investigation into rail collision continues
    The motorist killed in a Metrolink train collision in Burbank Tuesday reportedly drove through the railroad crossing arms, which had been down for about 20 seconds, when he was struck by the train, Burbank police said. The man, identified by authorities...

    Train collides with car in Burbank

    Train collides with car in Burbank
    [UPDATE 8:01 p.m.] A southbound Metrolink train reportedly collided with a vehicle at the intersection of San Fernando Boulevard and Buena Vista Street in Burbank on Tuesday afternoon, police said. The driver of the vehicle, an unidentified male, was...

    Man critically injured in train collision dies

    Man critically injured in train collision dies
    The driver of the car that was hit by a Metrolink train on Tuesday has died, authorities said. The man, who was alone in the car, had been transported to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in critical condition Tuesday afternoon after a Metrolink...

    Man who died in train collision is identified

    Man who died in train collision is identified
    The driver who died after a Metrolink train collided with his vehicle in Burbank on Tuesday was identified as a 79-year-old man named Fawaz Khalil, coroner’s officials said. Khalil, who was alone in the car, had been transported to Providence...