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  • Stuck snowplow slows Metra UP-West Line traffic

    Stuck snowplow slows Metra UP-West Line traffic
    A snowplow that became stuck on railroad tracks in Wheaton stopped trains on Metra's Union Pacific-West Line for a little less than a hour, according to the agency. The plow is believed to have turned over onto the tracks near College Avenue about 7 p....
  • Union Pacific to restore famed steam locomotive 'Big Boy 4014'

    Union Pacific to restore famed steam locomotive 'Big Boy 4014'
    It has been called the last of the giant freight locomotives, a lumbering behemoth known as the “Big Boy 4014.”  For half a century it has been on display at the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds in Pomona, drawing railroad buffs from around...
  • North Hollywood man killed by freight train

     
    A 59-year-old North Hollywood man was struck and killed by a freight train not far from Bob Hope Airport, police said Sunday....
  • W. Parker Lyon and his Pony Express Museum

     
    W. Parker Lyon, former mayor of Fresno, builds the Pony Express Museum in Arcadia....
  • New train safety system unveiled with '08 Metrolink crash in mind

     
    Transportation officials are scheduled to unveil a safety measure Monday morning designed to keep trains from colliding even in case of human error....
  • Freight train strikes big rig trailer in Montebello

     
    A Pacific Union freight train clipped a big-rig truck in Montebello on Tuesday morning, sending it careening into an auto body shop and causing delays for commuters using the Riverside train line....
  • L.A. River advocates wait for watershed Army Corps study

    L.A. River advocates wait for watershed Army Corps study
    This summer marks a moment of truth for the Los Angeles River. On Tuesday, the leaders of the nonprofit L.A. River Revitalization Corp. used a riverside press conference at North Atwater Park to trumpet its plan to complete a continuous bike path and...
  • 'Big Brother' airs racist, anti-gay comments by contestants

    'Big Brother' airs racist, anti-gay comments by contestants
    "Big Brother" tackled the controversy surrounding some of its contestants head-on on Sunday's episode, airing the controversial racist comments that had previously aired only on the show's online live stream.  A segment of the episode focused on...
  • Talk back: How should L.A. River be transformed?

    Talk back: How should L.A. River be transformed?
    The Times' architecture critic, Christopher Hawthorne, wrote Wednesday that the Los Angeles River is "the last great source of new green space in Los Angeles, a city notoriously short on parks." Efforts are underway to transform the river -- some...
  • Danger on the rails

     Danger on the rails
    This week, we mourn for the loss of Elizabeth Nass and Rose Mayr, the 19-year-old college students who died on a downtown Ellicott City train trestle, victims of a coal train derailment late Monday night. Theirs were promising lives cut short in a truly...
  • Railroad transportation provider grows Evansville headquarters; to add 100 new jobs

    Railroad transportation provider grows Evansville headquarters; to add 100 new jobs
    Professional Transportation, Inc. (PTI), a crew transportation services provider, announced plans Monday to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2015. The Evansville-headquartered company, which recently acquired Coach America's...