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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

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak Coast Starlight Derails Near Fremont

An Amtrak train heading to Vancouver, B.C., derailed just north of Fremont Saturday night, but no one aboard was harmed, an Amtrak spokeswoman said.

04/14/2013

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Woman Arrested For DUI After Driving Car Onto Railroad Tracks In Richmond

A woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after she illegally drove her car onto railroad tracks and subsequently got stuck on the tracks near Interstate Highway 580 Thursday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.

09/28/2012

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

Livermore Woman Gets $6,000 Fine For Using Railroad Shortcut

A Livermore woman is fighting a $6,000 ticket she received for taking a shortcut through railroad tracks near her home.

08/01/2012

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

Lawmaker Pushing Long-Term California Rail Plan

High-speed rail is on its way to California even though polls show that a majority of residents don’t want it. Now, State senator Mark DeSaulnier of Concord said that he believes there should be a comprehensive rail plan in place to guide future decisions.

04/04/2012

The SMART Train would provide service between Larkspur and Cloverdale. (Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit)

Battle Brews In North Bay Over Passenger Train Service

A grassroots group wants to repeal the primary source of funding for the proposed Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit also known as the SMART Line.

10/30/2011

An Amtrak train collided with big-rig in Eastern Contra Costa County on September 31, 2011. No serious injuries were reported. (CBS)

Antioch Amtrak Train Crash Leaves Dozens Hospitalized

Almost 40 people were taken to hospitals with minor injuries after an Amtrak train crashed into a semi-trailer truck in Contra Costa County Friday evening, an Amtrak spokeswoman said.

10/01/2011

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