TV/Radio XFINITY | WOW! | WBBM | WXRT | B96 + Dance | US99 | K-HITS CHICAGO

   *** SCORES: BEARS | BLACKHAWKS | BULLS | CUBS | FIRE | WHITE SOX ***
YoutubeTwitterFacebookArlingtoncardinalYahoo! Google Bing Aol.ArlingtoncardinalTMZ Rotten Tomatoes ET Online Box Office MojoArlingtoncardinal Channel 9 WGN Channel 7 Chicago ABC Channel 5 Chicago NBC Channel 2 Chicago CBS Daily HeraldChicago Tribune Breaking NewsArlingtoncardinal Chicago Gas PricesFloridaCardinal.comGLOBALCONFLICTMAPS.COM Arlingtoncards.com THE GUIDE

Archive | Trains

VIDEO: Aftermath of Metra Train Crash with Car in Des Plaines on River Road

Cellphone video from commuter that was on the train platform near Metra 609 that struck a vehicle on southbound River Road. Des Plaines police and firefighter/paramedics responded to a report of a crash at the train crossing near Des Plaines River Road and Miner Street to find an overturned car fully-involved in flames. A man […]

Read more from The Cardinal ...

Posted in FD Notebook, FIREBLOG B, Trains1 Comment

Extra Alarm HazMat Response for Major Train Derailment Near Willow and Shermer

View of a pileup of railroad cars behind a strip mall on the southeast corner of Willow and Shermer Road. Two freight trains were involved in a major train derailment near Shermer and Willow Road just after 3:00 p.m. Sunday. The derailment involved up to 20 train cars and was also near Glenview to the […]

Read more from The Cardinal ...

Posted in FIRE BLOG, Trains3 Comments

Metra Scheduled to Roll Out New Website with Credit Card Purchases

Metra commuter rail news promoted on Channel 7′s WLS-TV news ticker outside the studio. A new metrarail.com website arrives Wednesday, September 9, 2009 with several major enhancements. The features and enhancements include … Ticket-by-Internet Fare Calculator Interactive Maps Station-to-Station Schedules Service Updates With the My Metra account, you can … Manage your online Metra account […]

Read more from The Cardinal ...

Posted in Notes & Topics, Trains0 Comments

Burlington Route “Silver Pilot” All-Silver Locomotive at the Illinois Railway Museum


Burlington “Silver Pilot” diesel
locomotive passes a crossing at the Illinois Railway
Museum.

Impressive  Burlington Route “Silver Pilot”
locomotive is …

Read more from The Cardinal ...

Posted in TrainsComments Off

Driving a Diesel Locomotive: Burlington & Quincy EMC E5 9911A


Driving a diesel locomotive at the Illinois Railway Museum.

Impressive “Silver Pilot” locomotive from inside the driver’s seat.

Read more from The Cardinal ...

Posted in TrainsComments Off

Chicago and Northwestern 411 with Bilevel Cars at the Illinois Railway Museum


Excellent video of the yellow and dark green train cars and locomotive passing a crossing. Good speed and train horn …

Read more from The Cardinal ...

Posted in TrainsComments Off

Chicago and North Western Yellow and Green Train at the Illinois Railway Museum


CNW train at the end of the day at the Illinois Railway Museum.

Video of train going “cars-first” past a …

Read more from The Cardinal ...

Posted in TrainsComments Off

Union Pacific Challenger 3985 Leaving Russellville, Arkansas

Union Pacific Challenger 3985 leaves Russellville, Arkansas on its way home from Houston, TX following the SuperBowl in January, 2004….

Read more from The Cardinal ...

Posted in TrainsComments Off

Welcome to Arlingtoncards Trains of the World … Videos and Pictures

Commuting Info: Arlingtoncards.com/commute | Arlingtoncards.com/trainsTrainspotting: Arlingtoncardinal.net/trains from the Chicago area & around the world …Union Pacific 3985 just west of O’Hare International Airport. A train column for kids and kids at heart. Check Arlingtoncardinal.net/trains for pictures and video of trains from the Chicago area and around the world. Photos and videos about trains, train engines, […]

Read more from The Cardinal ...

Posted in TrainsComments Off

Metra Ride on a Snowy Night in Chicago/Arlington Heights

Metra 657 arrives westbound at 8:16 p.m., December 4, 2007. Metra 660 arrives eastbound at 9:32 p.m. A pretty, snowy night in December with holiday decorations displayed at the Arlington Heights downtown train station near Vail and Northwest Highway in downtown Arlington Heights. Crossing grade bells and train bell clearly heard … The westbound 657 […]

Read more from The Cardinal ...

Posted in TrainsComments Off

Metra Passenger Train Passing Through Roselle, Illinois — VIDEO


Metra F40PHM passing through Roselle, Illinois.

Excellent crossing gate bell sound, locomotive sound, and doppler effect.

Read more from The Cardinal ...

Posted in TrainsComments Off

Metra and Amtrak Trains Passing Through Lisle, Illinois — VIDEO


Metra and Amtrak trains passing through Lisle, Illinois.

Read more from The Cardinal ...

Posted in TrainsComments Off

CHICAGOLAND RADAR


Weather radar map is provided by ZoomRadar.com
Arlington Heights Weather | FULL SCREEN RADAR

RSS Cardinal Weather Center

CHICAGOFIREMAP.NET TWITTER