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Four Freight Cars Derail In Oakland’s Union Pacific Rail Yard

One of the cars contained frozen meat and the other three contained wood products. No one was injured in the derailment.

06/24/2014

Union Pacific railroad tracks in Berkeley. (CBS)

Man Hit, Killed By Union Pacific Train In Berkeley

The fire department received reports of a train hitting a pedestrian near the Berkeley and Albany border at 9:06 a.m., Berkeley fire Acting Deputy Chief Avery Webb said.

03/17/2014

Union Pacific railroad tracks in Berkeley. (CBS)

Trains Carrying Fracked Oil Could Pass Through More Bay Area Cities, Report Says

Residents of Bay Area refinery towns have been fighting to keep the trains out. Now KPIX 5 has learned that many more local communities may also be at risk.

03/11/2014

No Trespassing sign posted next to Union Pacific railroad tracks in Livermore. (CBS)

Livermore Woman Gets $6,000 Fine For Using Railroad Shortcut

A Livermore woman is fighting a $6,000 ticket she received for taking a shortcut through railroad tracks near her home.

08/01/2012

Oakland Police on the scene where two Amtrak trains collided near Jack London Square on October 12, 2011. (CBS)

Amtrak Service Restored After Oakland Jack London Square Crash

Service at Oakland’s Jack London Square train station was restored Thursday morning after an Amtrak train crashed into another train that was unloading passengers, injuring 17 people.

10/13/2011

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train In San Jose

A pedestrian was fatally stuck in San Jose by an Amtrak train that was headed to Los Angeles Wednesday morning, a fire captain said.

CBS San Francisco–08/24/2011

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Copper Theft Suspects Nabbed On Richmond Railroad Tracks

For three men caught apparently attempting to steal copper wire alongside railroad tracks north of Richmond it turned out to be a very unlucky day as a train with half a dozen railroad cops just happened to stop right next to them.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/27/2011

The NUMMI Factory

Union Pacific Throws Wrench In Fremont’s Plans For Former NUMMI Plant

Fremont city leaders said they intended to meet with Union Pacific this week to talk about that company’s purchase of land around the former NUMMI auto plant.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/17/2011

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Suspicious Activity Probed Near Hayward Railroad Tracks

Hayward police were investigating a suspicious incident near the Union Pacific railroad tracks Monday morning.

11/15/2010

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Coroner IDs Piedmont Man Killed By Amtrak Train

A 20-year-old Piedmont man has been identified by the Alameda County coroner’s bureau today as the person who was fatally struck by an Amtrak train in Albany.

CBS San Francisco–11/06/2010

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