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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

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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

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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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Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Package Left Near Caltrain Station In San Jose

A police bomb squad responded to suspicious boxes at Stockton Avenue and West Taylor Street in San Jose Friday morning.

04/03/2015

(Chris Enright/Wikimedia Commons)

Caltrain Strikes, Kills Man In Sunnyvale; 10th Such Fatality Of 2015

A 20-year-old man was struck and killed by a Caltrain in Sunnyvale Sunday morning, according to Caltrain officials.

03/29/2015

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San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Vehicle Strikes Woman Leaving Mini-Mart Store, Victim Hospitalized

A young woman was transported to the hospital Monday morning after she was reportedly struck by a San Mateo County Sheriff’s vehicle in San Bruno.

03/23/2015

Caltrain.  (CBS)

Caltrain Tracks Reopen Hours After Pedestrian Jumps Onto Tracks In Mountain View

The northbound tracks at a Mountain View Caltrain station have reopened more than four hours after a man was killed when he apparently jumped in front of a commuter train Tuesday afternoon, a Caltrain spokeswoman said.

03/17/2015

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