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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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • '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...
  • Victims of Metrolink's 2008 crash in Chatsworth honored with memorial

    Victims of Metrolink's 2008 crash in Chatsworth honored with memorial
    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...
  • Rail workers, I.W.W. organizers hold protest on Near West Side

    About 25 people protested outside a railyard on Chicago’s Near West Side as part of a labor action under way at a small Bedford Park-based locomotive service company. Workers at Mobile Rail Solutions walked off the job Wednesday after three...
  • Strong stench remains after Hays train accident

    Strong stench remains after Hays train accident
    A train derailment caused 1,500 tons of smelly, decaying chicken meal to be spilled in Hays last month, and Union Pacific contractors have been trying to get rid of it ever since. Chicken meal is an ingredient used in cat food. Since the spill, residents...
  • Update: Train delays while Glendale police respond to car stuck on tracks, suspect DUI

    Update 3:40 p.m.: A southbound Union Pacific freight train was stopped while police officials worked to remove a vehicle that became stuck on train tracks in Glendale early Saturday morning and its driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving,...
  • Car on tracks halts train in Glendale

    Car on tracks halts train in Glendale
    A man whose car got stuck on train tracks Saturday at a rail crossing that's closed for safety upgrades may have been driving drunk, according to police. Officers on patrol spotted the vehicle stranded at a rail crossing at Broadway and Brazil Street,...
  • American Airline Douglas DST on Wilshire

     
    March 1937: American Airline Douglas DST fuselage is towed down Wilshire Blvd. right past a Union Pacific billboard....