The California Public Utilities Commission has unanimously adopted new rail safety regulations, less than two weeks after two Bay Area Rapid Transit workers were killed while working on the tracks.
Train No. 527, which was on the Capitol Corridor line, was heading toward San Jose when it struck the pedestrian around 9:20 a.m. near Floresta Boulevard and Washington Avenue, Amtrak spokeswoman Vernae Graham said.
A young man who fell onto the tracks at a San Francisco BART station late Wednesday night was quickly pulled to safety by good Samaritans.
The Colma Bay Area Rapid Transit station was shut down for more than two hours after a body was found on the tracks Tuesday Morning.
Bay Area Rapid Transit trains were experiencing major delays Friday morning because of a small fire on the tracks between the Daly City and Balboa Park stations, according to an agency spokesman.
After a hectic morning that involved a man climbing on top of a BART train and effectively shutting down the MacArthur station, BART service was back on schedule Thursday afternoon, a BART spokeswoman said.
Amtrak Capitol Corridor train No. 537 was heading from Sacramento to San Jose when it struck the pedestrian at about 2:30 p.m. where East Lewelling Boulevard crosses the tracks, spokeswoman Vernae Graham said.
Caltrain service was disrupted Wednesday morning after a southbound train struck and killed a pedestrian on the tracks in San Bruno.
Bay Area Rapid Transit was recovering from an earlier problem on trains passing through San Francisco Thursday morning.
Starting Tuesday night, BART passengers who travel through the transbay tube after 10 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays will face delays of up to 20 minutes because of earthquake safety work, a transit agency spokeswoman said.