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Denver (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Travel Guide For Denver, Colorado

This practical guide serves as the perfect introduction to the city affectionately known as the Mile High City.

07/10/2014

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Get On Board The Best Train Trips In America

Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.

03/25/2014

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

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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 | CBS San Francisco–06/30/2011

Amtrak Crash Aerial

Judge Orders Emeryville-Bound Amtrak Train Crash Evidence Protected

A judge handling the first lawsuit in a deadly Amtrak crash in Nevada issued a protective order Wednesday prohibiting the destruction or disposal of any evidence tied to last week’s fiery collision.

CBS San Francisco–06/29/2011

Amtrak Crash Aerial

Survivors Describe Emeryville-Bound Amtrak Crash

Robert Hill’s mind keeps returning to one image from the smoke-filled Amtrak passenger car: the elderly woman he tried, again and again, to coax down from the upper deck after he escaped the burning train.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/28/2011

Firefighters put water on the wreckage of an Amtrak passenger car Friday June 24, 2011 near US 95 north of Fallon, Nev. (AP)

Investigators Piece Together Bay Area-Bound Amtrak Train Crash

Investigators struggled to piece together how a truck driver who plowed into an Emeryville-bound Amtrak train in the Nevada desert failed to notice crossing gates and blinking lights.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/27/2011

In this photo provided by Ron Almgren. passengers and Amtrak train staff are seen at the site of a collision between an Amtrak westbound train and a truck on U.S. 95 about 4 miles south of Interstate 80 on Friday, June 24, 2011, 70 miles east of Reno, Nev. (AP)

Emeryville-Bound Amtrak Train, Semitrailer Collide In Nevada, 2 Killed

A semitrailer plowed into an Bay Area-bound Amtrak passenger train Friday in rural Nevada, killing the truck driver and at least one person on the train.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/24/2011

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