Man’s Arm Severed by Freight Train

A man was hit by a freight train in Santa Fe Springs on Wednesday morning was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his severed arm, according to officials. The man was severely injured and was found by police officials walking on the railroad tracks near the area of Rosecrans and Marquardt avenues just […]

Compton Man Struck by Metrolink Train

An accident on Monday halted service on the Blue Line in Compton when a 20-year-old man fell and died on the train tracks. The collision occurred at about 3 p.m. near the Del Amo Blue Line station near Santa Fe Avenue. The man died upon impact and was pronounced dead at the scene. There was […]

Train Horns Silenced Thanks to $85 Million Upgrades

A grassroots movement to silence train horns in the city of Orange has now grown to become the new standard. Trains will no longer need to use their horns at road-crossings because of $85 million upgrades to the railroad system. Since 2009, 52 railroad crossings have been upgraded. According to OCTA officials, this program has […]