Man Crashes into Moving Train

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Man Involved in Car Accident with Train in Placentia Last Thursday a man driving his Nissan Juke SUV was involved in a train accident. The accident happened around 4:30PM when the driver was heading in the Northbound lane and went up an embankment, around crossguards into the tracks which caused the eastbound train to collide with […]

Speed Blamed in Fatal New York Train Derailment

A New York commuter train that derailed Sunday morning, killing four passengers and injuring 67 others, was traveling nearly three times the posted speed limit at the time of the accident, says federal safety officials.

Metrolink Service Disrupted after Train Crushes Vehicle

A freight train struck a passenger vehicle in Riverside on Friday morning and disrupted Metrolink service throughout the Orange County area. The collision was reported at about 5:30 a.m. by Metrolink officials between Riverside and La Sierra. The accident occurred when a man in his 40s drove his pickup truck on the tracks and was […]

Light-rail Train and SUV Collide in Sacramento; Three People Dead

Saturday afternoon, a sport utility vehicle and a light-rail train collided in Sacramento, killing three people, The Sacramento Bee reports. The victims were two adults and an 18-month-old baby who had been traveling in the SUV. Police said that a fourth person who had been in the SUV was wounded, and taken to a hospital […]

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 […]