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Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

California High-Speed Rail Authority, Amtrak End Joint Train Bid

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.

06/20/2014

Train Hits Big Rig

Amtrak Capitol Corridor Train Hits Big Rig In Richmond

A westbound Capitol Corridor train struck a big rig two miles north of the Richmond station Friday afternoon.

06/13/2014

18-year-old Brittney Silva in an April, 2014 interview with KPIX 5. Silva was fatally struck by an Amtrak train in San Leandro on May 19, 2014. (CBS)

Family Of Teen Killed By Train In San Leandro Fundraising For Funeral, Peers Recall Her Drive

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.

05/20/2014

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak Train Kills Man Walking On Railroad Tracks In Fremont

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.

05/09/2014

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak Train Hits, Kills Man Walking Along Tracks In Richmond

An Amtrak train fatally struck a man walking on the tracks with an unidentified woman in Richmond Saturday afternoon.

05/03/2014

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Get On Board The Best Train Trips In America

Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.

03/25/2014

(Chris Enright/Wikimedia Commons)

Power Outage Prompts Long Caltrain Delays; Tough Day On Other Rail Services

Caltrain was one of several Bay Area rail transit systems plagued by system delays Wednesday morning.

03/19/2014

Police at the scene of where a pedestrian was killed by an Amtrak train in Oakley. (Nate Anderson)

Pedestrian Killed By Amtrak Train In Oakley

A person was struck and killed by an Amtrak train near downtown Oakley Wednesday afternoon, according to a sheriff’s spokesman.

03/05/2014

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Pedestrian On Tracks Killed By Amtrak Train In San Leandro

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.

10/23/2013

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak Train Hits Car On Tracks In Oakland

An Amtrak train struck a vehicle on the tracks in East Oakland Wednesday, an Amtrak spokeswoman said.

09/18/2013

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