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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

Marysville Train Tracks

Marysville Teen Girl Struck By Train Still In Critical Condition

A teenage girl was still in critical condition on Sunday after being struck by a freight train while walking to a school dance in Marysville with her boyfriend, who was killed in the accident.

03/23/2014

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Teen Hit, Killed By Freight Train North Of Sacramento, 2nd Teen Hurt

A teenage boy is dead and a teenage girl critically injured after they were hit by a freight train while walking to a high school dance in Northern California.

03/22/2014

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Best Railroad Experiences In The East Bay For Kids

Railroad-themed rides and exhibits are alive and well in the East Bay, and are perfect entertainment for the kids.

06/28/2013

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