| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:59 AM
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) will be on hand Thursday for the debut of a sophisticated rail safety system for Metrolink, a technology she pushed for following the deadly Chatsworth crash in 2008.
Feinstein, a sponsor of the Railway Safety ...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:02 PM
In a ceremony that remembered victims of the deadly Chatsworth crash in 2008, the Metrolink passenger railroad Thursday launched a state-of-the-art safety system along sections of its 512-mile network in Southern California.
The rollout of "positive...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Officials of the Metrolink commuter railroad on Friday hired a new company to provide a key component for the line’s $211-million state-of-the-art collision avoidance system.
The railroad’s board of directors unanimously awarded a $6.8-...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 5:10 PM
A massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy will roll out of Pomona’s Fairplex on Sunday morning on its way to restoration at Union Pacific’s rail yard in Cheyenne, Wyo., and its eventual return to rail tracks across America.
| Jun 8, 2014
| 9:12 PM
When Rosalinda Cardenas was a kid, her parents warned her often: Stay away from the Pacoima Wash.
A few blocks from her home on Laurel Canyon Boulevard, the concrete-encased flood control channel was barricaded by rusty chain-link fences, broken glass...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:32 PM
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...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:48 PM
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.
| May 31, 2014
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.
| May 30, 2014
| 9:39 PM
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:26 PM
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:12 PM
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...