Walnut Creek Man One Of Victims In Philadelphia Amtrak Train CrashFifty-five-year-old Abid Gilani was an executive with Wells Fargo in New York. He lived in Walnut Creek so he could be with his family on the weekends.
Following Amtrak Derailment In Philadelphia, Caltrain Hopes To Have Positive Train Control System Installed By End of 2015Caltrain officials hope to have the Positive Train Control System installed and up-and-running by the end of 2015.
The Physics Of The Philadelphia Amtrak Derailment: What Happens When Steel Rails Do Battle With Steel Traveling At 106 MPHDouble the train's speed and you quadruple the centripetal force on the rails.
Engineer Involved In Deadly Philadelphia Amtrak Derailment Previously Worked At CaltrainOne 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.
Amtrak Train Derails In Philadelphia, 5 People Dead, Dozens HospitalizedAn Amtrak train headed to New York City derailed in Philadelphia late Tuesday, leaving at least five people dead and more than 50 more injured.
Emergency Plans Stall Out For Trains Transporting Bakken Crude Oil In The Bay Area, Part 3 Of 3As more and more Bakken crude oil is expected to be transported by railroad through the Bay Area, officials want to implement emergency plans in case of a derailment. But those plans are stalling out.
Christmas Eve Cable Car Service Disrupted By Minor Derailment, CrashTwo San Francisco Municipal Railway cable car lines were impacted Wednesday by separate incidents involving a derailment and a minor collision, a Muni spokesman said.
Four Freight Cars Derail In Oakland's Union Pacific Rail YardOne of the cars contained frozen meat and the other three contained wood products. No one was injured in the derailment.
BART Service Restored Sunday After Friday DerailmentService has been restored on a BART line after crews worked through the night to repair tracks damaged by a derailed train.
BART Removes 3rd Of 4 Derailed Cars Near Concord; Full Repairs Expected SaturdayBART removed three of four cars from an out-of-service train that derailed in Concord during the Friday evening commute, prompting buses and a shuttle train to stand in for normal train service between four stations on the Pittsburg/Bay Point line.
BART Train Derails In Concord, Expect Delays Through SaturdayBART officials are saying that repairs to a damaged train, track and third rail following a derailment at the Concord BART station Friday evening are likely to continue through Saturday night.
San Francisco Muni Streetcar Derails In Front Of West Portal Station; Causes Commute BackupThe San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency is investigating the derailment of a Muni streetcar in front of the West Portal Station early Friday morning.