Man Fatally Struck By VTA Train In MilpitasA Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority trail struck and killed a man in Milpitas late Wednesday night, VTA and police officials said.
Fire Department Says 2 Treated For Heat Exhaustion After VTA Train Breaks Down In San JoseTwo people had to be treated for heat exhaustion after a VTA light rail train broke down in San Jose due to a mechanical issue, officials with the San Jose Fire Department said.
BART Service Halted After Person Talks About Blowing Up Train In San FranciscoBART closed the 16th Street Mission station in San Francisco earlier Sunday afternoon because a person was talking about explosives and possibly blowing up a train, a BART police lieutenant said Sunday.
Opposition To California High-Speed Rail Project Mounts As Construction Is Set To BeginOpposition continues to mount in both wealthy and working-class communities against the California bullet train.
Muni Cites Computer Glitch For Ending Metro Train 'Double Stopping' After Only 2 DaysMuni officials say they plan on fixing a computer problem that hindered their new 'double-stopping' policy after only two days in practice. The change for metro trains was to expedite service at busy San Francisco stations.
BART Blames Manufacturing Defect For Broken Rail; Says No Danger Of Another BreakBART blames a manufacturing defect for the broken rail that delayed trains for six hours two weeks ago. The good news is that they say they’ve inspected the rest of the rails and didn’t find any other flaws.
Walnut Creek Man One Of Victims In Philadelphia Amtrak Train CrashFifty-five-year-old Abid Gilani was an executive with Wells Fargo in New York. He lived in Walnut Creek so he could be with his family on the weekends.
Broken BART Track Possibly Came From Defective Metal RailThe company that inspected a section of rail between the 16th Street and Civic Station BART stations in San Francisco that broke last week and caused a major service disruption noticed an anomaly in that area last September, a BART executive said Thursday.
Following Amtrak Derailment In Philadelphia, Caltrain Hopes To Have Positive Train Control System Installed By End of 2015Caltrain officials hope to have the Positive Train Control System installed and up-and-running by the end of 2015.
Engineer Involved In Deadly Philadelphia Amtrak Derailment Previously Worked At CaltrainOne day after an Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia, killing seven people, officials said the engineer who was behind the controls had previously worked on commuter rail in the Bay Area.
Amtrak Train Derails In Philadelphia, 5 People Dead, Dozens HospitalizedAn Amtrak train headed to New York City derailed in Philadelphia late Tuesday, leaving at least five people dead and more than 50 more injured.
Child Hit, Killed By San Francisco Muni Train in Outer Mission NeighborhoodA child was hit and killed by a San Francisco Municipal Transit light rail vehicle in the Outer Mission District Tuesday.
Bike-Bump Form Helps Cyclists Plan Caltrain Trips; Feeds Transit Agency Useful DataBicyclists looking for room on Caltrain will have a new online tool to help them anticipate when and where to board the train.
Man Expected To Survive After Being Shot In Face Aboard San Francisco Muni TrainA man who was shot in the face on board a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail train in the city’s Bayview District Monday afternoon was expected to survive his injuries, police said Wednesday.
Smoky BART Train At San Francisco's 16th Street Station Prompts Evacuation, Major DelaysBART service is recovering Monday morning after a mechanical problem on a train caused smoke to fill the 16th Street Mission station platform.