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    Two Injured After Train Collision

    Two Injured After Train Collision Oakland, CA – Two people were injured after a train collided with a front loader near 50th Avenue and East 8th Street. The crash happened Friday, July 15, 2022, around 11:15 a.m.  According to reports, the front loader was clearing debris from the train...

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    Over 50 Injured and Three Killed in Amtrak Derailment

    Over 50 Injured and Three Killed in Amtrak Derailment Mendon, MO – Three were killed and at least 50 more injured after an Amtrak passenger train derailment occurred. The crash occurred around 12:45 p.m. on Monday, June 27, 2022.  The train was traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago when...

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    Three Killed and Three Injured at Unmarked Train Crossing

    Three Killed and Three Injured at Unmarked Train Crossing Brentwood, CA – An accident between an Amtrak train and a car occurred Sunday, June 26, 2022, at the intersection of Orwood Road and Bixler Road near the Bloomfield Vineyards property. The train was operated by BNSF Railway.   According...

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    Pedestrian Killed by North County Train

    Pedestrian Killed by North County Train Encinitas, CA – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a commuter train in North County around 8:30 a.m. on Friday April 9, 2022. The train struck the pedestrian near the La Costa Avenue overpass.   The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene....

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    Pedestrian Killed by Los Angeles Metro Train

    Pedestrian Killed by Los Angeles Metro Train Los Angeles, CA – A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a Metro A Line train around 7:40 a.m. on Thursday April 7, 2022. The accident occurred near East 24th Street and Long Beach Avenue in the Central-Alameda neighborhood.  The Los...

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    Bicyclist Killed by New Jersey Transit Train

    Bicyclist Killed by New Jersey Transit Train Montclair Township, NJ – 57-year-old Eric Boehlert, founder and editor or Press Run, was struck and killed on Monday, April 4, 2022, around 9:30 p.m. by a NJ Transit train while riding his bicycle. The train was headed from Hoboken to Hackettstown...

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    More Than 20 Hurt in Metrolink Crash

    More Than 20 Hurt in Metrolink Crash LOS ANGELES – More than 20 passengers reported injuries after a Metrolink train made a sudden stop in Sun Valley on Tuesday. According to the L.A. Times, the train was heading south to Los Angeles when it grazed a tractor-trailer. Officials did...

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    The Dangerous Train Flaws that put Lives in Danger

    The Dangerous Train Flaws that put Lives in Danger LOS ANGELES – Defective parts may have contributed to the Feb. 24 train accident in the Los Angeles suburb of Oxnard that killed one and injured more than 30 others. Two couplers and a cowcatcher were listed as ‘flawed parts,’...

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    Dozens Injured in California Train Crash

    Dozens Injured in California Train Crash LOS ANGELES – A Southern California commuter train collided with a pickup truck in a rural area of Oxnard, about 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles. Authorities said dozens were injured and four people were critically hurt on the Metrolink-operated rail. The Oxnard...

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