Train Tracks

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

Phil Matier: Caltrain Electrification Comes With Side Deals

A recently announced agreement to pour $1.5 billion of high speed rail money into the effort to “electrify” the Caltrain tracks apparently has some strings attached.



Apparent Murder Victim’s Body Found Near Hayward Train Tracks

A man whose body was found Wednesday morning near the railroad tracks in unincorporated Hayward is believed to have been the victim of a homicide, a sheriff’s spokesman said.


A bicyclist was shot by a suspected sniper near the train tracks in Richmond.

Richmond Bicyclist Shot By Sniper

A bicyclist was injured in a shooting in Richmond early Monday morning, and told police that he was shot by a sniper on a rooftop.


BART station (CBS)

Copper Thieves Stealing From Operating BART Tracks

A BART spokesperson said there have been three incidents this week. The most recent incident happened early Tuesday morning in Oakland.


Officers on the scene of a fatal Caltrain accident in Burlingame (CBS)

Pedestrian Killed On Burlingame Tracks For 2nd Day In A Row

A person was struck and killed on Caltrain tracks in Burlingame Thursday afternoon, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn said.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/09/2011