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O’Hare CTA station train crash (2014)

On March 24, 2014, a Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) passenger train overran the bumper at O’Hare subway station, injuring 34 people. The cause is under investigation. The front car of … Continue reading

Buffer Stop

A buffer stop or bumper is a device to prevent railway vehicles from going past the end of a physical section of track. The design of the buffer stop is dependent in part upon the … Continue reading