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Railroad Spiker

Gilroy Man Crossing Tracks Killed When His Truck Collides With Railroad Spiker Vehicle

A Gilroy man was killed Friday when a railroad maintenance vehicle crashed into his truck in the unincorporated area of San Martin in Santa Clara County, pinning him inside his toppled vehicle.

01/09/2015

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak San Joaquin Corridor At Near-Record Ridership And Revenue Levels

One Bay Area Amtrak rail corridor nearly set a record for ridership and revenue in November, despite lower gas prices, Amtrak officials have announced.

12/28/2014

Caltrain Diridon station, San Jose

Caltrain ‘Baby Bullet’ Strikes, Kills Person On Tracks Between Mountain View And Sunnyvale

Caltrain service resumed but trains still experienced major delays hours after a northbound train struck and killed a person on the tracks between Mountain View and Sunnyvale on Friday evening.

12/19/2014

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Travel By Train For Your Next Vacation

To get better acquainted with Amtrak, the nation’s railroad service, here’s a simple yet very helpful guide to understanding how get onboard a passenger train.

09/11/2014

No Trespassing sign posted next to Union Pacific railroad tracks in Livermore. (CBS)

Santa Rosa Secures Funding To Build Bicycle-Pedestrian Bridge

The city of Santa Rosa won’t have to worry about people running across railroad tracks near the Coddingtown Mall area. Regional transportation planners are giving the city an $8.2 million grant to build a bicycle-pedestrian bridge.

09/09/2014

A rare chimera redwood tree sits next to railroad tracks in Cotati. (CBS)

Rare Chimeric Redwood Tree In Cotati Replanted After Being Moved From Railroad Tracks

A rare redwood tree in the Sonoma County town of Cotati has been safely replanted instead of being sawed down to make way for planned railway tracks.

08/08/2014

A rare chimera redwood tree sits next to railroad tracks in Cotati. (CBS)

Rare Chimera Redwood Tree Finds New Home In Cotati

The fate of a rare redwood tree in Cotati has been decided after the SMART agency agreed on a new location near the city’s new rail station.

06/25/2014

Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

Central Valley’s Kern County Sues State Over High-Speed Rail Plan

Kern County is the latest Central Valley government to sue the state over its $68 billion bullet train plan.

06/06/2014

ACE Train Accident

Pedestrian Hit, Killed By ACE Train In Pleasanton In Apparent Suicide

The Stockton-bound commuter train was traveling struck a person on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks at the Santa Rita Road intersection.

05/31/2014

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Get On Board The Best Train Trips In America

Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.

03/25/2014

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