One of the cars contained frozen meat and the other three contained wood products. No one was injured in the derailment.
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.
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.
A Livermore woman is fighting a $6,000 ticket she received for taking a shortcut through railroad tracks near her home.
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.
A pedestrian was fatally stuck in San Jose by an Amtrak train that was headed to Los Angeles Wednesday morning, a fire captain said.
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.
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.
Hayward police were investigating a suspicious incident near the Union Pacific railroad tracks Monday morning.
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.