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Plagued by Delays, California High-Speed Rail Back in CourtThe bullet train's timeline, funding and speed estimates are back in the spotlight for a longstanding lawsuit filed by residents whose property lies in its path.
One Dead After Truck Crashes By Railroad Tracks In South San FranciscoA speeding pickup truck burst into flames after a crash near Union Pacific tracks in South San Francisco Friday afternoon, killing the driver.
Cyclist Killed By Union Pacific Train While Crossing Tracks In RichmondA female bicyclist was struck and killed Saturday afternoon in Richmond by an eastbound Union Pacific freight train, a Union Pacific spokesman said.
Woman Struck, Killed By Northbound Caltrain In Santa ClaraThe incident was a collision between Caltrain No. 423 and a female pedestrian who appeared to have placed herself in the train's path prior to the collision.
Caltrain Strikes, Kills Man In Sunnyvale; 10th Such Fatality Of 2015A 20-year-old man was struck and killed by a Caltrain in Sunnyvale Sunday morning, according to Caltrain officials.
Train Collides With Truck Carrying Gasoline In Contra Costa CountyA Union Pacific Railroad train collided with a tractor-trailer carrying gasoline in Contra Costa County on Saturday night.
Gilroy Man Crossing Tracks Killed When His Truck Collides With Railroad Spiker VehicleA 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.
Amtrak San Joaquin Corridor At Near-Record Ridership And Revenue LevelsOne Bay Area Amtrak rail corridor nearly set a record for ridership and revenue in November, despite lower gas prices, Amtrak officials have announced.
Caltrain 'Baby Bullet' Strikes, Kills Person On Tracks Between Mountain View And SunnyvaleCaltrain 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.
Travel By Train For Your Next VacationTo 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.
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.
Rare Chimeric Redwood Tree In Cotati Replanted After Being Moved From Railroad TracksA 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.

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