November 1, 2014

Engineer, conductor tell of horrors of accidents

PHILADELPHIA – A CBS 3 I-Team investigation reveals the dangers when cars and people wind up in the path of trains along SEPTA’s Regional Rail Lines. Eyewitness News Reporter Walt Hunter spoke exclusively with a veteran engineer and conductor who tell of the horrifying moments when wrecks happen. Read the complete story at CBS News [...]

Railroad pedestrian deaths continue to rise

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The number of pedestrians killed in U.S. train collisions increased 25 percent in the first eight months of this year, setting a pace unseen in more than a decade, according to new federal data. There were 352 pedestrian railroad deaths, classified as trespasser fatalities, through Aug. 31, compared to 281 during the same period in [...]