Safety Information For Alhambra Trestle In Martinez And Other Bridges Kept By The Railroads, Part 2 Of 3Some local, state and federal officials are concerned that an old railroad bridge in Martinez, used to transport increasing car loads of highly volatile crude oil from North Dakota to East Bay refineries, may be unsafe.
Aging Railway Infrastructure Raises Safety Concerns As Bay Area Readies To Receive Dramatic Increase Of Bakken Crude Oil, Part 1 Of 3Questions are being raised about the safety of the century-old Alhambra railroad trestle in Martinez. Some local residents and officials are concerned because the bridge is carrying an increasing number of loads of a highly volatile cargo.
KCBS Cover Story: The Alhambra Railroad TrestleKCBS' Jeffrey Schaub reports on the aging & possibly unsafe railroad bridge in Martinez...
Oil-By-Rail Safety Report Says California Needs More Inspectors, New Technology To Prevent DerailmentsThe California Public Utilities Commission and the state’s Interagency Rail Safety Working Group have come up with recommendations to ensure that the state's rail network is up to the task as the amount of crude oil that's shipped into the state by rail is expected to rise substantially in the near future.