kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Amtrak

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

Xander's Crossing in San Jose. The bridge is named after Alexander Arriaga, who was killed crossing the railroad tracks in 2005. (CBS)

New San Jose Pedestrian Bridge Honors Boy Killed By Train

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday to mark the opening of new pedestrian bridge in South San Jose, named after a toddler who was killed while trying to cross railroad tracks seven years ago.

09/28/2012

Charles Dowd

Missing Retired San Francisco Firefighter Found Dead In Nebraska

The body of Charles “Charlie” Dowd, 69, was spotted by a railway worker in Haigler, Neb., an area between Fort Morgan, Colo. and McCook, Neb., according to a statement by family members.

09/21/2012

Charles Dowd

Retired SF Firefighter Likely Fell From Train In Midwest

The family of a retired California firefighter who disappeared from an Amtrak train said it now appears that he may have fallen from the train somewhere in eastern Colorado or western Nebraska.

09/18/2012

Charles Dowd

Family Searching For Former SF Firefighter After Disappearance On Amtrak

Five days after Charles Dowd, a 69-year-old San Mateo man, went missing from an Amtrak train headed from the Bay Area to Chicago, family members continue to be hopeful that he will be found safe.

09/17/2012

Charles Dowd

Retired SF Firefighter Missing On Cross-Country Amtrak Ride

Family members and Amtrak officials are looking for a retired San Francisco firefighter from San Mateo who disappeared from a train somewhere between Denver and Chicago.

09/16/2012

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,835 other followers