Amtrak and the California High-Speed Rail Authority said Friday that they canceled a joint agreement seeking companies to build high-speed trains for them, a proposal billed as a way to save money and lure advanced train manufacturing to the United States.
A westbound Capitol Corridor train struck a big rig two miles north of the Richmond station Friday afternoon.
The family of an 18-year-old aspiring doctor is trying to raise money for her funeral after she was hit and killed by an Amtrak train in San Leandro on Monday. Meanwhile, her peers remember her drive and spirit.
A man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Fremont Friday evening, delaying the train and tying up traffic in the area, according to police.
An Amtrak train fatally struck a man walking on the tracks with an unidentified woman in Richmond Saturday afternoon.
Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.
Caltrain was one of several Bay Area rail transit systems plagued by system delays Wednesday morning.
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.