Many people make the fatal mistake of choosing railroad tracks for shortcuts, jogging, hiking, etc. and the stretch of railroad between Seattle and Everett kills an average of 16 trespassers a yea... (more)
I'm still amazed by how stupid people can be. The train, moving, was about 50 feet away when the truck first hit the crossing, and about 20 feet away when the rear of the trailer was safely across... (more)
With Q612 occupying the entire Talladega St. crossing, a drunk driver decided to take his own route. Amazingly he fouled both tracks! Luckily, Q615 saw the cars headlights as they were taking the ... (more)
This "youngster" obviously is in too much of a hurry to wait for the short 10 car local as they prepare to leave Shiremanstown yard. The crossing gates haven't activated yet, but cars are already ... (more)
This trucker picked the wrong crossing gate to go around. Not only did he almost get hit by a train, his stupid maneuver was observed by several police officers participating in an Operation Life... (more)
DUH! An impatient driver runs around the gates at the Market St grade Xing right in front of an Operation Lifesaver Special geared at this specific offense! Yes that is an Amtrak PO in the nose do... (more)
Typical of the many impatient people us railroader's encounter every day, this moron doesnt, and never did, look at the train. Lucky for him it was departing and not doing track speed.
emergency stop!! truck parking in the port rails
This guy just couldn't wait for one locomotive and twelve cars to clear. Looking at the condition of the roads he could have easily gotten hung up!
The woman looked at the train for about 10 seconds before running across the tracks in front of it
How Stupid! 653 had a near-miss with a bicyclist as they departed Old Town today. A correspondense with the engineer revealed he didn't even know he nearly highballed into a bicyclist until I sho... (more)
Stopped or not, this is what I consider stupid! The train took off just moments later to switch the IAIS interchange.
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...