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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.
  • 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. But it was brief, about as long as it takes to cross the street. The group was inaugurating a signalized crosswalk that provides better pedestrian access from the...

    Man struck and killed by Red Line train was Burbank resident

    Man struck and killed by Red Line train was Burbank resident
    Nineteen-year-old David Ferrer was the victim who was struck and killed by a Metro Red Line train in Studio City on Friday, authorities said Sunday. Ferrer, who lived in Burbank, was struck at the 3900 block of Lankershim Boulevard and pronounced dead...

    Man struck and killed by Metrolink train near Burbank station

    [UPDATE 1/17 8:18 p.m.] A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metrolink train near the downtown Burbank station Saturday afternoon, police said. The incident occurred around 4:09 p.m., according to Sgt. Scott Meadows with the Burbank Police...

    Man fatally struck by train identified as actor, fitness model Greg Plitt

    Man fatally struck by train identified as actor, fitness model Greg Plitt
    A man who died after being struck by a Metrolink train in Burbank Saturday afternoon was identified by the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner early Sunday as George Gregory “Greg” Plitt Jr., KTLA reports. The 37-year-old actor and...