Chicago Train Derails inside O'Hare, 32 injured

"An eight-car Chicago commuter train plowed across a platform and scaled an escalator at an underground station at one of the nation's busiest airports early Monday, injuring 32 people on board, officials said.

The train appeared to have been going too fast as it approached the end-of-line station and didn't stop at a bumping post — a metal shock absorber at the end of the tracks.

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The train actually climbed over the last stop, jumped up on the sidewalk and then went up the stairs and escalator," Santiago said.

Dealing with the car on the escalator will be difficult, CTA spokesman Brian Steele said, and officials are still debating what to do. One option, he said, would be cutting the car up and removing it piece-by-piece. Steele estimated that it could be 12 to 24 hours to clean up the mess." LINK

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