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Caltrain Strikes, Kills Man In Sunnyvale; 10th Such Fatality Of 2015

A 20-year-old man was struck and killed by a Caltrain in Sunnyvale Sunday morning, according to Caltrain officials.

03/29/2015

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Train Collides With Truck Carrying Gasoline In Contra Costa County

A Union Pacific Railroad train collided with a tractor-trailer carrying gasoline in Contra Costa County on Saturday night.

02/01/2015

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

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