Chicago Train Derails and Climbs Escalator

Submitted by Tubeworker on Tue, 03/25/2014 - 16:30

The good news is that, amazingly, no-one was hurt when the 'Blue Line' train at Chicago airport derailed and climbed an escalator.

The bad news is that the accident happened at all and that around 30 passengers needed hospital treatment.

The lesson for us lies with the apparent cause of the crash: driver fatigue due to working overtime to make ends meet.

The answer? Pay decent wages and stop overtime. Simples.

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