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CTA Train Derailment at Chicago O'Hare Airport - CCTV Footage - Metro Train Derails crash full
I couldn't stop thinking about that old man. You just can't get past them without being asked a question.
A now-deleted video posted to YouTube Tuesday night appeared to show footage of the Monday night Blue Line derailment that left more than 30 people injured and ended with the CTA train on the platform escalator and stairs.
The post at Reddit Chicago provided details of the incident, but the video disappeared quite quickly after the initial posting.
'Miracle' No Deaths In Chicago Train Derailment At O'Hare Airport
Video Chicago Train Derailment Blue Line Train Derailment Cta Blue Line Train Derailment News CTA Chicago Train Derailment Escalator Chicago Train Escalator Train Derailment Chicago Train Derailment Blue Line Crime News A Chicago commuter train was not speeding when it jumped its tracks and screeched up an escalator at one of the world's busiest airports, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.
NTSB investigator Ted Turpin said a preliminary review of Monday's derailment at O'Hare International Airport showed that the train was traveling at 25 mph — the correct speed — as it entered the station. More than 30 people were injured in the crash.
Turpin, who is in charge of the investigation, said an automatic emergency braking system was activated on the tracks, but that it failed to stop the train as it headed for the platform.
"It activated," Turpin said. "That's all we know factually. Now, whether it did it in time or not, that's an analysis that we have to figure out."
The union representing the train operator said fatigue may have played a role in the crash at the nation's second busiest airport, suggesting the woman may have dozed off. The accident occurred around 3
The operator, who was not immediately identified, had started work at around 8 on Sunday but had recently put in a lot of overtime, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 308 President Robert Kelly said Monday afternoon.
"I know she works a lot — as a lot of our members do," he said. "They gotta earn a living. ... She was extremely tired." images. nuevas imagenes. tren. descarrilando. descarrila. descarrilamiento. march. marzo 2014. security camera. camara de seguridad. train, Derailment, at, Chicago, O'Hare, Airport,
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States .Miraculous escape as airport train derails The scene where the train derailed at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.
LINDSEY TANNER CHICAGO -- UPDATED 25 MARCH 2014 04:46 PM
A commuter train ploughed across a platform and scaled an escalator at the underground station of one of the world's busiest airports yesterday -- injuring 32 people on board. Incredibly, no one died in the derailment at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. This was mainly due to the timing of the crash, just before 3am. The bustling station is usually packed with travellers.
The head of a Chicago transit union said there were indications the train driver had dozed off. Amalgamated Transit Union Local 308 President Robert Kelly said the driver told him she had worked a lot of overtime recently and was "extremely tired".
No one suffered life-threatening injuries.
The eight-carriage train jumped the tracks, skidded across a platform and scaled an escalator leading to the airport. CTA Train Derailment at Chicago O'Hare Airport - CCTV Footage - Metro Train Derails. CTA Train Derailment at Chicago O'Hare Airport - CCTV Footage - Metro Train Derails. CTA Train Derailment at Chicago O'Hare Airport - CCTV Footage - Metro Train Derails
Chicago train derails at O'Hare, jumps onto escalator; 32 injured
Local and federal officials will investigate what caused a Chicago commuter train to derail Monday morning, run over a platform and scale an escalator at O'Hare International Airport, injuring as many as 32 people.
No fatalities were reported, said Chicago Transit Authority spokeswoman Lambrini Lukidis to the Los Angeles Times. "They are all minor injuries," she said. "From what I understand, none are life-threatening."
Six people were listed in fair-to-serious condition and 26 in good-to-fair condition, fire officials on the scene said.
VIDEO: Train derails, climbs escalator at Chicago O'Hare airport - An 8-car train wreaked havoc at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Monday after derailing and smashing into an escalator at the station.
The unprecedented accident emerged at 2:52 local time as the Chicago Transit Authority Blue Line train failed to brake at the end of the line, ran off its tracks, jumped on the platform and crashed into an escalator. passengers. CTA Blue Line train derails at O'Hare, operator `tired`
There is an "indication" that the woman driving a Blue Line train that crashed at the O'Hare station had "nodded off," a union representative said at a news conference Monday. cam