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Police say 23-year-old Merced Pacheco held a girl against her will on a light rail train in San Jose on May 1, 2012. (Santa Clara County Sheriff)

Man Accused Of Holding Girl Against Her Will On SJ Light-Rail Train

A fare inspector came to the aid of a female minor who told the transit official she was being held against her will on a light-rail vehicle in San Jose Tuesday, authorities said.


Emergency personnel work to rescue a person trapped under a Muni streetcar, February 23, 2012. (Mark Falkowski)

Woman Trapped, Rescued From Under San Francisco Muni Streetcar

Firefighters have rescued a woman who was trapped under a San Francisco Municipal Railway N-Judah train in the city’s Inner Sunset neighborhood Thursday afternoon.


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VTA Light-Rail Train Collides With Big Rig In San Jose; 2 Hurt

A Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light-rail train collided with a big-rig Friday afternoon, injuring two passengers and blocking traffic.


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Muni Rail Service Resumes After Overnight Repairs

Repairs on downed San Francisco Municipal Railway overhead lines in the Castro area were completed early Friday morning and the morning’s commute was expected to run undisrupted, according to Muni officials.


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San Jose Light Rail Service Back To Normal After Deadly Pedestrian Crash

Light rail trains in San Jose were running on schedule Tuesday morning after a deadly crash in San Jose that shut down the light rail system overnight, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority officials said.


VTA crews check the tracks at Children's Discovery Museum station in San Jose after a light-rail vehicle derailed near the station, September 15, 2011. (CBS)

VTA Light Rail Train Derails In San Jose

A light rail vehicle derailed early Thursday as it pulled out of the Children’s Discovery Museum station during its last run of the day, officials from the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority said.


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Seizure Stops Suspect In SF Muni Streetcar Robbery

A man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly robbing a woman on a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle and then suffering a seizure when he was confronted by a witness, police said.

CBS San Francisco–08/03/2011

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San Francisco Muni’s J-Church Line Targeted For Improvement

San Francisco’s Muni is looking at a switch to “all-door boarding” to reduce public transit delays, especially on the J-Church line.


2 Stabbed At San Jose Light Rail Station; 2 Teens Arrested

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office was investigating a stabbing Thursday night at a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light-rail station in San Jose.


Two San Francisco Muni N Judah streetcars on Judah St. near 9th Ave. (Lennart Bolks)

San Francisco Muni To Add Buses To Crowded N Judah Line

The SFMTA Board of Directors unveiled a proposal to increase capacity on the N-Judah line, which has 38,000 daily boardings, or nearly one-third of Muni’s rail ridership.

CBS San Francisco–05/18/2011