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A pickup truck lies in several feet of water after being hit by an Amtrak train, August 20, 2015. (CBS)

Train Crash Near Brentwood Launches Truck Into Water, Hitting Boat; 2 Critically Hurt

A man in a pickup truck and a woman on a boat near Brentwood were critically hurt when an Amtrak train hit the pickup truck Thursday, launching the truck into the water where it hit the woman.

08/20/2015

(CBS SF)

Silicon Valley Tech Shuttle Drivers Approve Union Proposal To Increase Wages, Benefits

The agreement from Compass drivers includes hourly pay increases over the three-year contract, shift differential pay, a six-hour minimum and employer contributions to a pension plan.

08/03/2015

Montreal, Canada (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Romantic Getaway Guide To Montreal

No other city in North America reminds visitors of Paris and European culture than Montreal, less than an hour drive from the U.S.-Canadian border.

06/03/2015

Fifty-five-year-old Abid Gilani from Walnut Creek was one of the victim's in the Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia. (CBS SF)

Walnut Creek Man One Of Victims In Philadelphia Amtrak Train Crash

Fifty-five-year-old Abid Gilani was an executive with Wells Fargo in New York. He lived in Walnut Creek so he could be with his family on the weekends.

05/15/2015

Amtrak Derailment on May 13, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Getty Images / Anadolu Agency)

Following Amtrak Derailment In Philadelphia, Caltrain Hopes To Have Positive Train Control System Installed By End of 2015

Caltrain officials hope to have the Positive Train Control System installed and up-and-running by the end of 2015.

05/14/2015

Amtrak Derailment on May 13, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Getty Images / Anadolu Agency)

The Physics Of The Philadelphia Amtrak Derailment: What Happens When Steel Rails Do Battle With Steel Traveling At 106 MPH

Double the train’s speed and you quadruple the centripetal force on the rails.

05/14/2015

NTSB officials on the scene of an Amtrak derailment that killed seven people on May 12, 2015. (CBS)

Engineer Involved In Deadly Philadelphia Amtrak Derailment Previously Worked At Caltrain

One day after an Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia, killing seven people, officials said the engineer who was behind the controls had previously worked on commuter rail in the Bay Area.

05/13/2015

Amtrak Accident

Amtrak Train Derails In Philadelphia, 5 People Dead, Dozens Hospitalized

An Amtrak train headed to New York City derailed in Philadelphia late Tuesday, leaving at least five people dead and more than 50 more injured.

05/12/2015

Amtrak Train (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Driver Dead After San Francisco-Bound Amtrak Train Hits Car On Tracks

Passengers on an Amtrak train from Chicago to San Francisco were delayed after an a car pulled onto the tracks resulting in a collision that killed the car’s driver.

04/27/2015

Amtrak Train (Credit, Randy Yagi)

1 Person Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train

One person died after being struck by an Amtrak train Saturday afternoon in Oakland.

04/11/2015

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