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Caltrain

Man Struck, Killed Near Atherton Station Is 12th Caltrain Death Of 2015

A preliminary investigation appears to indicate the death was an intentional act, according to Caltrain officials.

06/05/2015

Caltrain

Caltrain Conductor Assaulted In Sunnyvale, Suspect Allegedly Refused To Pay Fare

A man allegedly assaulted a Caltrain conductor in Sunnyvale Friday afternoon after refusing to pay the fare, a transit agency spokeswoman said.

05/29/2015

Caltrain

Caltrain Strikes, Kills Person In Atherton

A person was struck by southbound train 802 in the Atherton Caltrain station, Sunday afternoon.

05/17/2015

Amtrak Derailment on May 13, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Getty Images / Anadolu Agency)

Following Amtrak Derailment In Philadelphia, Caltrain Hopes To Have Positive Train Control System Installed By End of 2015

Caltrain officials hope to have the Positive Train Control System installed and up-and-running by the end of 2015.

05/14/2015

NTSB officials on the scene of an Amtrak derailment that killed seven people on May 12, 2015. (CBS)

Engineer Involved In Deadly Philadelphia Amtrak Derailment Previously Worked At Caltrain

One day after an Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia, killing seven people, officials said the engineer who was behind the controls had previously worked on commuter rail in the Bay Area.

05/13/2015

Caltrain (photo: Matt Bigler/ KCBS)

Caltrain Adds Rail Cars To Help Ease Overcrowded Commutes

Some of Caltrain’s newly-purchased rail cars went into service Monday to help alleviate the crowded transportation system.

05/11/2015

A bike rider at the San Carlos Caltrain station on July 15, 2014. (Curtiss Kim/CBS)

Bike-Bump Form Helps Cyclists Plan Caltrain Trips; Feeds Transit Agency Useful Data

Bicyclists looking for room on Caltrain will have a new online tool to help them anticipate when and where to board the train.

05/04/2015

Caltrain

Woman On Tracks Hit By Caltrain In Santa Clara

Caltrain is experiencing delays after a pedestrian was struck Thursday afternoon near the Santa Clara station.

04/16/2015

A Caltrain ticket vending machine.

Caltrain Spending $15M On Hand-Me-Down Rail Cars From Los Angeles’ Metrolink To Help Alleviate Crowding

Ridership on Caltrain is at an all-time high, so the transit agency is investing in some hand-me-down train cars from Los Angeles to help handle all the passengers.

04/13/2015

Caltrain

Palo Alto Eyes Security Cameras To Prevent Suicides On Caltrain Tracks

About 70 percent of teen suicides on the Caltrain tracks since 2009 have taken place in Palo Alto. Parents and students are hoping sophisticated cameras will prevent future tragedies.

04/03/2015

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