Amtrak

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

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Trains Kill 2 Pedestrians In Separate Incidents In North Bay, Peninsula

Two pedestrians were killed in separate incidents on train tracks in the North Bay and Peninsula Wednesday morning, according to authorities for Caltrain and Amtrak.

06/06/2012

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Monterey County Driver Survives Collision With Amtrak Train

A man was flown to the hospital after his car was hit by an Amtrak train in Soledad on Thursday, according to Cal Fire.

04/06/2012

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Man Crossing Tracks Killed By Amtrak Train In East Bay

A man was fatally struck by an Amtrak Capitol Corridor train in Richmond on Monday morning, authorities said.

04/02/2012

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