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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....
  • Metra to offer extra service for Mag Mile lights festival

     Metra to offer extra service for Mag Mile lights festival
    Metra will offer extra trains and more seating capacity on most of its lines Saturday to accommodate people who travel into Chicago for the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival. The festival, which will feature live music and a tree lighting parade, draws...
  • Rail-car manufacturing workers claim unsafe conditions

     Rail-car manufacturing workers claim unsafe conditions
    Employees of a rail-car manufacturing plant in Rochelle, Ill., that has received millions of dollars in grants, training funds and tax incentives from state and local governments claim their working conditions are unsafe. Nippon Sharyo, which was...
  • Facing fare hikes, Metra riders want all to pay

    Facing fare hikes, Metra riders want all to pay
    With Metra riders facing a 68 percent fare increase over the next 10 years, some of them are raising a common complaint — too many passengers are getting a free ride, because conductors either don't or can't check everyone's tickets. That's...
  • Wait continues for mobile ticketing on Metra

    Wait continues for mobile ticketing on Metra
    Accustomed to train delays, Metra riders shouldn't be shocked to learn that a long-promised test of "paperless" ticketing has been pushed back again. A pilot program to introduce mobile ticketing using smartphones isn't likely to be rolled out until...