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Protesters against fracked oil trains held a demonstration outside the Kinder-Morgan rail yard in Richmond on September 4, 2014. (CBS)

Crude Oil Train Derailment In West Virginia Sends Tanker Into River, Sparks Fire

A train carrying crude oil derailed in southern West Virginia on Monday, sending at least one tanker into the Kanawha River and sparking a house fire, officials said.

02/16/2015

(CBS)

Woman Extracted From Car After Train Drags Her 100-Feet In Richmond

A woman was extracted from her vehicle with minor injuries Monday afternoon in Richmond after the car was struck by a train and dragged roughly 100 feet, according to fire officials.

02/09/2015

VALHALLA, NY - FEBRUARY 3:   Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) workers and police investigate a Metro-North train crash on February 3, 2015 in Valhalla, New York. A Metro-North commutor train carrying hundreds of passengers struck a vehicle at a railroad crossing killing at least seven people and injuring many more.   (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

6 Dead: New York Commuter Train Bursts Into Flames After Colliding With SUV

Investigators headed Wednesday to the site of a fiery commuter train crash that killed six people, seeking clues to why the SUV that triggered the wreck was stopped on the tracks.

02/04/2015

Caltrain Fatality on Tracks

Person Struck And Killed On Caltrain Tracks In Mountain View

The Caltrain tracks through Mountain View reopened in both directions following a collision that killed a man earlier Thursday.

01/29/2015

Greg Plitt (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Reality Star Struck & Killed By Oncoming Train

“Work Out” reality television star Greg Plitt died when he was hit by a train in Southern California…

01/20/2015

(CBS SF)

Person Struck And Killed On BART Tracks At Powell Station In San Francisco; Systemwide Delays Persist

A male who witnesses said jumped in front of a BART train was killed on the Powell Street station tracks in San Francisco Wednesday morning, closing the station and causing major delays systemwide.

01/14/2015

(Hayward Fire Dept.)

Man Drives Away Unharmed After Collision With Amtrak Train In Hayward

An elderly man drove home without stopping after his vehicle was struck by an Amtrak train in Hayward Tuesday morning.

01/06/2015

The Alhambra Trestle in Martinez. (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

Emergency Plans Stall Out For Trains Transporting Bakken Crude Oil In The Bay Area, Part 3 Of 3

As more and more Bakken crude oil is expected to be transported by railroad through the Bay Area, officials want to implement emergency plans in case of a derailment. But those plans are stalling out.

12/31/2014

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak San Joaquin Corridor At Near-Record Ridership And Revenue Levels

One Bay Area Amtrak rail corridor nearly set a record for ridership and revenue in November, despite lower gas prices, Amtrak officials have announced.

12/28/2014

Caltrain.  (CBS)

Caltrain Delayed After Separate Crashes With 2 Vehicles

Caltrain is experiencing delays due to two separate incidents involving trains and cars this evening in Atherton and San Jose, Caltrain officials said.

12/16/2014

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