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Metrolink

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  • Fatal Metrolink accident in Santa Ana shuts tracks

    A Metrolink train fatally struck a person in Santa Ana about 5:45 p.m., leading to the temporary closure of both tracks at the Grand Avenue crossing and affecting service of several trains in the area, a transit agency spokesman said. The victim was...
  • Union Station to get $350 million in track upgrades

    Union Station to get $350 million in track upgrades
    Reviving a decades-old idea, Los Angeles transportation officials are planning $350 million in track improvements at Union Station that could dramatically reduce travel times for many trains and accommodate future growth of the famous terminal. The...
  • Burbank hosts high-speed rail meeting

    Roughly 30 people gathered in Burbank this week for a meeting regarding the local stretch of the nation's first high-speed rail that will link Los Angeles and San Francisco, with a proposed station just east of Bob Hope Airport in Burbank. State...
  • Bullet train funding is bargaining chip in state budget debate

    Bullet train funding is bargaining chip in state budget debate
    As the biggest cheerleader for California's $68-billion bullet train, Gov. Jerry Brown has battled lawsuits from angry landowners and intractable opposition from Republicans. And two years ago, the project barely survived a vote in a Legislature...
  • Rail accident in Corona kills truck driver, delays commuter trains

    A collision with a freight train in Corona on Friday afternoon killed the driver of a cement truck and triggered hours of delays for Metrolink service to the Inland Empire, authorities said. An eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train...
  • Bob Hope Airport transportation center nears opening

    Bob Hope Airport transportation center nears opening
    The grand opening of a new transportation center at Burbank's Bob Hope Airport, which broke ground almost two years ago, will be held late next month, according to airport officials. The $112-million project, which combines all car-rental services...
  • Business blogger alert: I'll be riding the (Sun) rails

    Business blogger alert: I'll be riding the (Sun) rails
    Come Thursday, you'll find me riding on SunRail -- the first day for the commuter train --  looking for businesses who are benefitting from the new service, or not. On the last update from the state, SunRail had pre-sold more than 12,000 individual...
  • Man killed by Metrolink train in Van Nuys

    An eastbound Metrolink train struck and killed a man a mile before the Van Nuys station late Friday afternoon, an agency official said. The incident, reported by the train crew at 4:43 p.m., occurred in an area where pedestrians are prohibited,...
  • Angels owner Arte Moreno meets with Tustin officials to talk stadium

    TEMPE, Ariz. — Angels owner Arte Moreno met with officials from the City of Tustin last week to discuss the possibility of building a new baseball stadium, a team spokesman confirmed Saturday. One potential site would be the decommissioned...
  • L.A. County transit officials plan to put sales tax measure on ballot

    L.A. County transit officials plan to put sales tax measure on ballot
    Transportation officials in Los Angeles County plan to offer a ballot measure next fall or in 2016 that would raise the county's sales tax by half a cent or extend the life of Measure R, the levy voters approved in 2008. The Los Angeles County...
  • Man struck and killed by Metrolink train in Simi Valley

    An unidentified man was struck and killed by a Metrolink train Monday evening in Simi Valley, according to police and Metrolink officials. Police received a call about 5:15 p.m. that a pedestrian had been hit by a train traveling parallel to Cochran...