A person was struck and killed by an Amtrak train near downtown Oakley Wednesday afternoon, according to a sheriff’s spokesman.
Train No. 527, which was on the Capitol Corridor line, was heading toward San Jose when it struck the pedestrian around 9:20 a.m. near Floresta Boulevard and Washington Avenue, Amtrak spokeswoman Vernae Graham said.
An Amtrak train struck a vehicle on the tracks in East Oakland Wednesday, an Amtrak spokeswoman said.
Extreme heat has caused Amtrak to enforce speed restrictions on trains Saturday morning, which might result in service delays.
Amtrak Capitol Corridor train No. 537 was heading from Sacramento to San Jose when it struck the pedestrian at about 2:30 p.m. where East Lewelling Boulevard crosses the tracks, spokeswoman Vernae Graham said.
An Amtrak train heading to Vancouver, B.C., derailed just north of Fremont Saturday night, but no one aboard was harmed, an Amtrak spokeswoman said.
A boy who was fatally struck by an Amtrak train in San Lorenzo on Thursday evening has been identified as 15-year-old Austin Price of Hayward, according to the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.
A 14-year-old boy was fatally struck by an Amtrak train in San Lorenzo on Thursday evening, officials said.
Police are investigating how a man was struck by an Amtrak train in East Oakland Thursday afternoon, a spokeswoman said.
The two biggest players in the nation’s pursuit of high-speed rail say they’ll work together to search for trains that will operate at up to 220 miles per hour along both coasts of the United States.