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Capitol Corridor

Amtrak Reports Record Ridership Along California Corridor

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.

10/18/2011

Oakland Police on the scene where two Amtrak trains collided near Jack London Square on October 12, 2011. (CBS)

Amtrak Service Restored After Oakland Jack London Square Crash

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.

10/13/2011

Oakland Police on the scene where two Amtrak trains collided near Jack London Square on October 12, 2011. (CBS)

2 Amtrak Trains Collide At Oakland’s Jack London Square Station

Authorities said 16 people were injured when two Amtrak passenger trains collided at the Jack London Square station in Oakland on Wednesday night.

10/12/2011

An Amtrak train collided with big-rig in Eastern Contra Costa County on September 31, 2011. No serious injuries were reported. (CBS)

Antioch Amtrak Train Crash Leaves Dozens Hospitalized

Almost 40 people were taken to hospitals with minor injuries after an Amtrak train crashed into a semi-trailer truck in Contra Costa County Friday evening, an Amtrak spokeswoman said.

10/01/2011

An Amtrak train collided with big-rig in Eastern Contra Costa County on September 31, 2011. No serious injuries were reported. (CBS)

Amtrak Train Crashes Into Big-Rig In Eastern Contra Costa Co.

An Amtrak train crashed into a semi-trailer truck in Contra Costa County on Friday night, an Amtrak spokeswoman said.

09/30/2011

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Emeryville-To-Chicago Amtrak Train Derails In Nebraska

At least seven people were taken to a hospital after an Amtrak train headed from the Bay Area to Chicago and carrying about 175 passengers hit a vehicle and derailed in southwest Nebraska, authorities said.

CBS San Francisco–08/26/2011

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train In San Jose

A pedestrian was fatally stuck in San Jose by an Amtrak train that was headed to Los Angeles Wednesday morning, a fire captain said.

CBS San Francisco–08/24/2011

Amtrak Train at Crossing

1 Hurt In Amtrak Collision With Big Rig Near Vacaville

The driver of a big-rig suffered minor injuries Monday morning when the big-rig and an Amtrak train collided on the tracks near Vacaville, California Highway Patrol Sgt. Trent Cross said.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/01/2011

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Pedestrian Killed By Amtrak Train In Richmond

A woman was struck and killed by an Amtrak Capitol Corridor train in Richmond Sunday morning.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/03/2011

Amtrak Crash Aerial

Amtrak Sues Nevada Truck Firm Over Fatal Crash

Amtrak is suing a Nevada trucking company for negligence in the hiring of a driver who drove a semi-trailer truck into the side of a passenger train last week in a fiery crash that killed six and injured more than 20.

KPIX 5–06/30/2011

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