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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

Eye On The Bay: Lost Bay Area - Time Travel

Eye On The Bay: Lost Bay Area – Time Travel – 9/2/11

Tonight Eye on the Bay journeys into the past for some remarkable stories about places and events now lost in time.    Our host Brian Hackney will follow the route of the world’s very first Air […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/02/2011

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Emeryville-To-Chicago Amtrak Train Derails In Nebraska

At least seven people were taken to a hospital after an Amtrak train headed from the Bay Area to Chicago and carrying about 175 passengers hit a vehicle and derailed in southwest Nebraska, authorities said.

CBS San Francisco–08/26/2011

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train In San Jose

A pedestrian was fatally stuck in San Jose by an Amtrak train that was headed to Los Angeles Wednesday morning, a fire captain said.

CBS San Francisco–08/24/2011

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

California High-Speed Rail Costs Skyrocket

The estimated cost of California’s high-speed rail project is rising by billions of dollars.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/09/2011

Concord Naval Weapons Station. (CBS)

Concord Naval Weapons Station Cleanup Moves Forward

The city of Concord and U.S. Navy are working in conjunction to clean up the former Concord Naval Weapons Station and return it back to the community.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/15/2011

(AP)

Copper Theft Suspects Nabbed On Richmond Railroad Tracks

For three men caught apparently attempting to steal copper wire alongside railroad tracks north of Richmond it turned out to be a very unlucky day as a train with half a dozen railroad cops just happened to stop right next to them.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/27/2011

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