Two Amtrak trains carrying hundreds of passengers are rolling again or getting ready to roll after being delayed for several hours by a rock slide in Placer County.
The Solano County coroner’s office has identified a man who was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Fairfield on Tuesday afternoon as 21-year-old Vacaville resident Robert Bates.
A 21-year-old Solano County man was walking on the train tracks in Fairfield Tuesday when he was struck and killed by a passenger train at 1:35 p.m., police said.
Transportation officials are more rushed than ever to find solutions to ongoing safety issues on Bay Area railways. This urgency comes following three apparently unrelated deaths on the tracks Saturday.
Three people were killed on Bay Area train tracks Saturday within less than two hours of each other, including a man struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Fremont.
Capitol Corridor trains have launched free wireless Internet access just in time for Cyber Monday shopping.
A man was struck by an Amtrak train in San Jose Friday morning, causing delays to other train lines in the area for about an hour, a Caltrain spokeswoman said.
Whether it is due to high gas prices, freeway congestion or something else, the Capitol Corridor train from San Jose to Placer County is more popular than ever before, according to new figures from Amtrak California.
Service at Oakland’s Jack London Square train station was restored Thursday morning after an Amtrak train crashed into another train that was unloading passengers, injuring 17 people.
Authorities said 16 people were injured when two Amtrak passenger trains collided at the Jack London Square station in Oakland on Wednesday night.