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Maintenance Error Sends Empty Light-Rail Train Rolling Through Sacramento

The unmanned train came through a station at Del Paso Boulevard and Arden Way, eventually losing power and coasting to a stop after traveling more than a mile.


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Sacramento Regional Transit Considering Changes After Shootings

Last year, a panel of outside transit experts recommended Sacramento’s RT officials improve security for passengers after a deadly shooting in January 2014, and another incident where officers were forced to shoot and kill a suspect on a train in March.



Man Struck And Killed By Light-Rail Train In Sacramento

The train operator says they saw the man in his 30s and threw on the emergency brakes, but it was too late and the man was struck.


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Man In Wheelchair Hit By RT Bus

A wheelchair-bound man is recovering at a hospital after being hit by an RT bus Sunday afternoon.


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Sacramento Light-Rail Murder Victim Identified As Eric McCaster, 51

Eric McCaster, 51, was killed on board a Regional Transit train in Downtown Sacramento near 11th and O streets on Thursday night


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Sacramento Light Rail Shooting Doesn’t Deter Riders From Commute

But many were worried for their safety less than a day after a man shot another man onboard a train on Thursday night.


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Damaged Overhead Light Rail Lines Cause Headache For Commuters

Light rail commuters in the Sacramento area were delayed getting to work this morning after a train stalled.


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Regional Transit Receives $135 Million Federal Grant To Expand Light Rail

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Public transportation in the Sacramento region got a big boost from the federal government on Monday. US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood held a scheduled meeting in Sacramento to announce $135 million of […]


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UPDATE: Folsom Light Rail Service Still Disrupted By Fallen Tree

Regional Transit is using shuttle buses at its Folsom Light Rail station after crews were unable to repair damage to some overhead power lines caused by a fallen tree during Sunday’s storm.


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Woman Killed After Being Struck By Light Rail Train In Midtown Sacramento

One person is dead after being struck by a Regional Transit Light Rail train in midtown Sacramento Friday morning.


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Man Hit And Killed By RT Train On Sunday Night

The incident happened last at 9:56 p.m. A man was crossing the tracks between Tiber and Starfire stations on Folsom Boulevard when he was hit.



Rotting Food To Blame For Light Rail Shut Down

Buckets of rotting food are being blamed in what was beleived to be a hazardous materials situation Monday morning that temporarily shut down a Regional Transit Light Rail station.