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  • Metrolink crash: 'No, no, no, this can't be happening'

    Metrolink crash: 'No, no, no, this can't be happening'
    Keana Grey was in the front seat of the lower deck of the second car from the front when the Metrolink train shook. The 19-year-old looked out the window and thought she was dreaming: The front car was turning around and just a few yards away from her...
  • Witness to Metrolink crash: 'It was just a horrendous ball of fire'

    Witness to Metrolink crash: 'It was just a horrendous ball of fire'
    Ted Maloney, 59, was driving to work in Ventura on 5th Street, about to make a left turn on Rice Avenue when he heard the Metrolink train's horn just before it crashed into a pickup truck. The sound was insistent, almost desperate, as if someone "just...
  • California train crashes: Two people die in three Bay Area collisions

    California train crashes: Two people die in three Bay Area collisions
    A major Southern California commuter train derailment made headlines Tuesday, but in Northern California, three people were hit by trains in less than 24 hours. Two of those struck were killed. The string of collisions began about 4:45 p.m. Monday...
  • Se descarriló un tren en California causando más de 30 heridos

    WASHINGTON - Al menos 30 personas resultaron hoy heridas por el aparatoso descarrilamiento de un tren de cercanías que colisionó con un tractor en Oxnard (California), informó el portavoz de la compañía de trenes Metrolink, Scott Johnson. El choque...
  • Metrolink crash: 'All of the sudden people just started flying'

    Metrolink crash: 'All of the sudden people just started flying'
    Tarlee Coleman, 53, woke up at 5:46 a.m. to a phone call from his older sister. She was crying and he heard screams. He asked if something had happened at home. He heard more screams, but couldn't make out what anyone was saying. He asked her, again,...
  • As high-speed rail gains momentum, U.S. can look to Europe's example

    As high-speed rail gains momentum, U.S. can look to Europe's example
    Most of the debate over the building of the nation's first bullet train, in California, has focused on the economics of such a monumental undertaking and its projected $68-billion first-phase price tag. Largely ignored amid the excitement over the...
  • Metrolink train derails at Union Station; no injuries, delays expected

    Metrolink train derails at Union Station; no injuries, delays expected
    A Metrolink train en route to Union Station in downtown Los Angeles derailed Tuesday evening, causing several commuter lines to be delayed, officials said. No injuries were reported and about 100 passengers were evacuated from the train. The Ventura...
  • Video shows fitness model was clipped from behind by train in deadly accident

    Video shows fitness model was clipped from behind by train in deadly accident
    Video footage that captured the moments before Greg Plitt’s death shows the fitness model running southbound in between two sets of train tracks in Burbank before getting clipped from behind by an oncoming train, police said. The Division of...
  • Little-known agency keeps commuter rail network on track

    Little-known agency keeps commuter rail network on track
    The 351-mile rail corridor that runs along the coast between San Diego, Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo is the second-busiest intercity route in the nation. Its annual passenger load of 7.4 million is surpassed only by that of the northeast corridor...
  • Wheels turning on bus service

    Wheels turning on bus service
    Bob Hope Airport officials are moving forward with efforts to implement “high priority” projects to improve ground transportation serving the airfield, including proposed new bus service connecting the cities of Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena....
  • George G. 'Greg' Plitt Jr.

    George G. 'Greg' Plitt Jr.
    George G. "Greg" Plitt Jr., a Gilman School graduate, actor, stunt double, and a certified personal trainer who was considered the No. 1 male fitness model in the world, died Jan. 17 in Burbank, Calif., after being struck by a passenger train. The...