Amtrak and the California High-Speed Rail Authority have canceled a joint agreement to bid on high-speed trains that was billed as a way to save money and lure train manufacturing to the United States.
The incident happened at around 7:30 a.m. near Old Davis Road, south of Interstate 80, according to a UC Davis police spokesperson. The Amtrak Capitol Corridor was traveling from Sacramento to San Jose at the time.
Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.
Getting around Sacramento, sans auto, has become much easier over the years. If you plan accordingly, you can get just about anywhere in the River City and beyond. Ride the electric rails, have a seat on the RT or Amtrak or call for a ride, it’s your choice.
Police say they received a medical aid call Friday morning in the area of Elder Creek Road near Florin Perkins Road. When they arrived, officers found a deceased male pedestrian.
Hundreds of Amtrak passengers who spent the night onboard three trains stranded in snow in northern Illinois have begun to arrive in Chicago, rail line officials said Tuesday morning.
The Southwest Chief from Los Angeles, the Illinois Zephyr from Quincy and the California Zephyr from the San Francisco Bay area were halted Monday.
A woman was hit and killed by a passenger train in Davis on Sunday night.
An Amtrak train has hit a truck in South Sacramento.
An Amtrak employee in Davis was robbed at gunpoint and tied up early Tuesday morning.
A man is dead after he being hit by an Amtrak train in West Sacramento.
At least 20 passengers suffered minor to moderate injuries Monday when a big rig truck collided with an Amtrak train in California’s Central Valley, authorities said.