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Amtrak Train at Crossing

Extreme Temperatures Prompt Amtrak Speed Restrictions; Expect delays

Extreme heat has caused Amtrak to enforce speed restrictions on trains Saturday morning, which might result in service delays.

06/29/2013

The Amtrak train involved in Wednesday's incident. (CBS)

Pedestrian Killed After Being Hit By Amtrak Train In San Lorenzo

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.

05/15/2013

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak Coast Starlight Derails Near Fremont

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.

04/14/2013

An Amtrak Capitol Corridor train fatally struck a boy in San Lorenzo on April 11, 2013. (CBS)

Teen Killed By Amtrak Train In San Lorenzo Identified

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.

04/12/2013

An Amtrak Capitol Corridor train fatally struck a boy in San Lorenzo on April 11, 2013. (CBS)

Teen Playing ‘Chicken’ Fatally Struck By Amtrak Train In San Lorenzo

A 14-year-old boy was fatally struck by an Amtrak train in San Lorenzo on Thursday evening, officials said.

04/11/2013

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Oakland Man Hospitalized After Being Struck By Amtrak Train

Police are investigating how a man was struck by an Amtrak train in East Oakland Thursday afternoon, a spokeswoman said.

01/17/2013

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

Amtrak, California To Team Up On High-Speed Rail

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.

01/17/2013

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Pedestrian, Dog On Tracks Killed By Amtrak Train In Hayward

An Amtrak train hit and killed a person and a dog on the tracks in Hayward Monday morning.

01/07/2013

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Motorcyclist Killed By Amtrak Train Near Antioch

Someone on a dirt bike was struck and killed by an Amtrak train near Antioch Thursday morning, an Amtrak spokeswoman said.

12/20/2012

An Amtrak train from Oakland derailed in Hanford after being hit by a big-rig on October 1, 2012. (CBS)

Amtrak Train From Oakland Collides With Big Rig In Central Valley

At least 30 people were injured when an Amtrak train that was traveling from Oakland to the Central Valley was struck by a big-rig Monday afternoon, Amtrak and local law enforcement officials said.

10/01/2012

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