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Caltrain (Lucius Kwok)

Pedestrian Hit On Caltrain Tracks In Palo Alto; 5th Bay Area Train Incident In 24 Hours

Trains are halted at the Palo Alto Caltrain Station Tuesday afternoon after a person was hit on the tracks.

02/24/2015

(CBS)

30 Hurt In Commuter Train Derailment, 4th Train Versus Vehicle Crash In 24 Hours

At least 30 people were injured when a Southern California Metrolink train derailed Tuesday morning after colliding with a tractor trailer on the tracks in Ventura County, in the fourth rail versus vehicle crash in the state within 24 hours.

02/24/2015

Caltrain (CBS)

Man Hit, Killed By Caltrain In Tunnel Near San Francisco Station In 3rd Monday Rail Accident

Caltrain struck and killed a man in a tunnel near the San Francisco station Monday evening in the third Bay Area rail accident of the day.

02/23/2015

Police conduct an investigation in Morgan Hill after a freight train crashed into a car on the tracks. (CBS)

Freight Train Collides With Car On Tracks In Morgan Hill

A freight train collided with a car on the tracks in Morgan Hill Monday afternoon.

02/23/2015

Trains carrying tankers of Bakken crude oil (Jeffery Schaub/CBS)

Bay Area Crude Oil-By-Rail Shipments Halted After Price Per Barrel Drops Sharply

The low price of oil has has prompted an energy company to halt the transportation by rail of Bakken crude through the Bay Area.

02/17/2015

A BART train at the Concord station on Sunday morning.

BART To Receive $5 Million Federal Grant To Protect Trackside Workers

The Federal Transit Administration is awarding BART a $5 million grant to develop a new technology to protect track-side workers.

02/17/2015

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

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