Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.
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.
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.
Railroad-themed rides and exhibits are alive and well in the East Bay, and are perfect entertainment for the kids.
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.
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.
A Livermore woman is fighting a $6,000 ticket she received for taking a shortcut through railroad tracks near her home.
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.
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.
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.