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  • Metrolink train service restored after man is hit by freight train in Oceanside [Updated]

     
    Northbound train service from Oceanside has been restored after a man was struck and killed on the tracks, according to Metrolink spokeswoman Angie Starr. The service was disrupted Wednesday morning and passengers were diverted to nearby stations while...
  • Train derailment could block traffic in Industry for two days [Updated]

     
    A freight train that derailed could tie up several intersections in the city of Industry for two days, authorities said Tuesday. A Union Pacific train started sparking and smoking before coming partially off the tracks at 10:42 p.m. Monday along......
  • Metrolink engineers probably caused 2008 Rialto train crash, NTSB says

     
    Metrolink engineers were probably to blame for a 2008 accident in Rialto in which a commuter train scraped a freight carrier, federal investigators said Thursday. An engineer and assistant engineer failed to stop the train on time and ran a......
  • San Bernardino rail yard communities targeted for health study

     
    “This is an opportunity to finally gauge the nature and extent of the problem,’’ San Bernardino Mayor Patrick Morris said....
  • Metrolink's San Bernardino lines delayed as freight train derails

     
    Metrolink trains in San Bernardino County were delayed Wednesday afternoon because of a freight train that derailed in Fontana, officials said....
  • Central Valley farm groups threaten to sue over bullet train plan

     
    State bullet train officials set the stage for possible legal challenges from powerful Central Valley farming interests by approving the environmental review for an initial section of track to be built from Merced to Fresno....
  • Man hit, killed by freight train in Riverside in apparent suicide

     
    A man was hit and killed by a freight train Tuesday afternoon in downtown Riverside, authorities said....
  • Delays by Metra rose in February, but March numbers improving

    Delays by Metra rose in February, but March numbers improving
    Delays continued to plague Metra's popular BNSF line during a snowy February, but the on-time performance has improved so far in March. The BNSF line was on time 90.1 percent of the time, 87.6 percent during rush hour, in February. "We didn't meet our...
  • Oswego to end Park-n-Ride service for commuters

    Oswego to end Park-n-Ride service for commuters
    With a small number of riders in recent years, the village of Oswego has decided to end its Park-n-Ride transportation service for Metra riders this summer. The Oswego Park-n-Ride has operated weekday rush hour bus service between two locations and...
  • Oak Street bridge replacement expected to start in May

    Oak Street bridge replacement expected to start in May
    The time to bid farewell to the one-way Oak Street bridge is approaching. The Hinsdale Village Board approved a $6.9 million contract March 17 with Kenny Construction Co., to remove and replace the 100-year-old bridge over the BNSF Railroad. At 23-...
  • Oswego locks in land for potential Metra commuter lot

    Oswego locks in land for potential Metra commuter lot
    The village of Oswego has locked in a purchase of a 15-acre parcel for a future Metra commuter parking lot at the northwest corner of Orchard Road and Mill Street. Village trustees approved a planned unit development agreement for 98.3 acres of land...