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Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station, where two workers were killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

BART Fined By State Officials For Incident In Which Two Workers Were Killed

Cal/OSHA has fined the transit agency $210,000 for the incident, where two workers were killed on the tracks near the Walnut Creek BART station.

23 hours ago

Scene where a Caltrain hit a car on the tracks at 16th and Mississippi streets. (Ryan Takeo/CBS)

Caltrain Hits Car On Tracks In San Francisco

A Caltrain with about 200 passengers aboard struck a car on the tracks in San Francisco Thursday.

03/13/2014

Jenna Betti was killed when she was struck by a train in Martinez (Betti Family)

Hundreds Attend Funeral For Teen Killed By Train In Martinez

Dressed in pink and black, hundreds of people packed a Pleasant Hill church Friday morning to remember a 14-year-old girl who was tragically struck and killed by a train in Martinez earlier this week.

03/07/2014

A crowded BART train during rush hour on October 29, 2009. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Service Between Hayward, Fremont Resumes After Death On Tracks

Service between Fremont and South Hayward Bay Area Rapid Transit stations remains shut down Wednesday morning due to an investigation of a fatal incident from late Tuesday night, BART officials said Wednesday.

03/05/2014

Police on the scene of a fatal train crash where a teen girl was killed on the tracks in Martinez. (CBS)

8th Grader’s Dropped Cellphone May Have Led To Deadly Martinez Train Wreck

A 14-year-old girl was fatally struck by a freight train traveling through Martinez Sunday evening, police said. A family friend said she ran back to get her phone and was sucked under the train as it approached.

03/03/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.  ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Delayed After Man Falls On Orinda Tracks

Bay Area Rapid Transit trains were delayed on the Pittsburg/Bay Point line Friday morning after a person fell onto the tracks at the Orinda station, an agency dispatcher said.

01/24/2014

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

State Transit Officials Adopt New Rail Safety Rules Following BART Fatalities

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.

10/31/2013

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Pedestrian On Tracks Killed By Amtrak Train In San Leandro

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.

10/23/2013

BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Man On SF BART Station Tracks Pulled To Safety By Good Samaritans

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.

10/17/2013

Emergency personnel at the BART Colma Station platform where a body was found under a train, July 18, 2013. (Agustin Diaz)

Colma BART Station Reopens After Death On Tracks

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.

06/18/2013

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