Metra's crossing safety slogan is "don't even think about dashing". This person didn't listen to that and ran around the gates at Washington Street. Luckly the train was going away!
Living dangerously... A trespasser crosses the tracks between NS trains 21Q and 211 lead by NS 7142. Both trains were traveling west on track 2 at 10 mph due to the July 5 derailment.
Yes, this train was moving! The amount of stupidity in this photograph amazes me...
After hitting a trespasser at Norwood Station, local rescue squads and the Medical Examiner check the front of #607 for body effects. First and hopefully last time I see something like this.
The driver of this car ignored the lights and descending gate arms and stopped just short of running into this engine. It's a good thing there was no train approaching on the near track.
Wow. You can almost see the fear coming out of that woman; it's too bad this photograph doesn't capture how much that EMDX beauty was laying on its horn. Check out the second cyclist ducking und... (more)
This girl is lucky that Metra MP36 412 is heading the opposite way!
Wrong side of the gate! Good thing the crossing is extra wide, that could have been ugly.
Who first ?? Unpatient blond woman motorist talking on cell phone or heavy diesel shunter with tank cars ??
Empty Unit Ore Train from Birmingham, AL - Steelton, MN passes the idiot walking down Main 2 of a busy Class 1 Railroad. (Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM)
The Empire Builder wails it's horn as this guy drives down the wrong side of the road to beat the train, just so he/she can wait in line for the ferry. The person is not even looking!
Have seen this a few too many times!
BNSF manifest train along Bellingham Bay. Luckily, the folks along the right of way saw the train and got off the tracks before they were run over.
Local is returning to yards; woman motorist seems oblivious to horn blowing
Read the sign STUPID!