| Oct 20, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Walnut Creek, Calif.--On Sunday evening, more than 100 Bay Area Rapid Transit employees gathered for a candlelight vigil to remember two workers who were struck and killed over the weekend by a commuter train while conducting a track inspection. ...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 8:51 PM
Two maintenance workers were struck and killed by a Bay Area Rapid Transit commuter train Saturday, two days into a labor strike that officials warned could cripple the area's transportation system starting Monday.
The workers were investigating a...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 6:13 PM
The investigation into the deaths of two maintenance workers who were struck and killed by a Bay Area Rapid Transit train during a routine track inspection could take a year or longer, a federal investigator told reporters Sunday.
“We will be...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Shawnee County authorities say a man who was hit by a train simply got back up and kept walking.
Sheriff Herman Jones says the conductor of a BNSF train saw the man walking on the tracks Thursday. He and tried to slow down and blew the horn but the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:05 AM
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - BNSF Railway Co. is putting billions of dollars into infrastructure improvements and is implementing safety measures that should allow it to keep up with demands of shipping crude from North Dakota, the company's CEO said on Sept....
| Sep 23, 2013
As many as 4 out of 10 Chicago-area pedestrians and bicyclists say they are at times willing to ignore flashing lights, ringing bells and gates at railroad crossings, a UIC study has found.
The University of Illinois at Chicago researchers, who...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Scary Halloween locations are not limited to abandoned mansions, ominous forests or a graveyard on a dark and stormy night.
Universal Studios uses special effects and other eerie techniques to transport guests to nontraditional spooky places during...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:34 PM
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Passengers screamed "Stop! Stop!" seconds before their bus crashed through a crossing barrier and into a commuter train during morning rush hour in Canada's capital on Wednesday, killing six people and injuring 30.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:59 PM
In a solemn ceremony, a memorial honoring the victims of the 2008 Metrolink crash in Chatsworth was unveiled Thursday at the Moorpark railroad station.Photos
Victims and the relatives of those who were killed or injured gathered on the fifth anniversary...
| Sep 13, 2013
On Sept. 12, 2008, hundreds of Los Angeles-area commuters had begun their trips home from work, reflecting on their days and making plans for the evening ahead as they relaxed aboard Metrolink 111. At 4:22 p.m., however, those plans — and their...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Angels Flight could be shut down for months while federal officials investigate why the funicular derailed last week, stranding six passengers.
The railway, billed as the shortest in the world at 298 feet, stopped Thursday when the car, called Sinai,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Dana Harris was about to cross Hill Street when she heard the Angels Flight rail car behind her shake and grind louder than normal. When she turned around, the lower train had twisted off its track, leaving its sole passenger stranded in a derailed car....