Rail Cars

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

New Safety Rules Proposed For Oil Rail Tanker Cars That Carry Explosive, Fracked Crude

Thousands of older rail tank cars that carry crude oil would be phased out within two years under regulations proposed Wednesday in response to a series of fiery train crashes over the past year, including a runaway oil train that exploded in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic, killing 47 people.

07/23/2014

BART train, station

Concerns Grow Over Current BART Fleet’s Age

One Bay Area transportation planner is hoping a decision is made quickly on who to award a contract to in regards to building a new fleet of cars for BART.

04/29/2012

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