| 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.
| 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...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:10 PM
A Metrolink train en route to Los Angeles from the Antelope Valley struck and killed a man Thursday morning in the Sylmar area, officials said.
The man was struck by Train 212 near the intersections of Cobalt Street and San Fernando Road, said Brian...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:33 PM
A man was killed Thursday when he was struck by an Amtrak train in Moorpark, officials said.
Ventura County firefighters responded at 9:07 a.m. to the 10900 block of West Los Angeles Avenue, according to Capt. Mike Lindbery. Firefighters at first had...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 12:55 PM
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...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:05 PM
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,...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 7:17 PM
With her Dodgers dogged by injuries, Emma Amaya made a stop before work at the Our Lady Queen of Angels church in downtown Los Angeles, where she lit a prayer candle for her boys in blue.
The next day, as the team prepared for game one of their series...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:15 PM
The board of the Metrolink commuter rail service on Friday raised fares 5% to help close a $10.2 million budget shortfall.
The hike will be effective on July 1, but monthly pass holders can expect to pay the new fares when they buy their July passes...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Emergency crews in Burbank were able to quickly extinguish a “very small” brush fire Wednesday that ignited next to the railroad tracks near Verdugo Avenue and Front Street, authorities said.
The tracks were closed to Metrolink rail...