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California To Owe Feds $180M For High-Speed Rail

California officials sought Wednesday to reassure congressional Republicans that the state will be able to match billions of dollars in federal funding for the state’s high-speed rail project, including a $180 million payment due in April.

01/15/2014

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California Zephyr 1 Of 3 Amtrak Trains Stranded Overnight In Illinois

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.

01/07/2014

An artist's rendition of a California high-speed rail station. (Source: cahighspeedrail.ca.gov)

Calif. High-Speed Train In Limbo After Court Rulings Against Project

Officials overseeing California’s $68 billion high-speed rail project have taken pains in recent weeks to assure the public that construction plans are moving ahead, characterizing a series of recent setbacks as “a bump in the road.”

01/02/2014

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The World’s Coolest Train Stations

Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.

11/13/2013

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BART Changes Safety Procedures Following Worker Deaths

Bay Area Rapid Transit officials have stopped a practice that made employee teams solely responsible for their own safety on the commuter rail line’s tracks.

10/24/2013

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SF Bay Area Trains Continue To Run As Strike Talks Drag On

A marathon negotiating session between the San Francisco Bay Area’s main commuter train agency and its unions has stretched into a second day.

10/17/2013

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Amtrak Train Hits Truck Left On Tracks

An Amtrak train has hit a truck in South Sacramento.

10/02/2013

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Pedestrian Hit And Killed By Train In Sacramento

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a freight train while on the tracks near 20th and Q Streets in Sacramento.

08/21/2013

An artist's rendition of a California high-speed rail station. (Source: cahighspeedrail.ca.gov)

GOP Lawmakers Seek Audit Of Land Used For High-Speed Rail

Two Republican lawmakers from the Central Valley want the state auditor to review the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s moves to buy up land for the $68 billion project.

08/06/2013

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Best Fall Concerts In Sacramento

For those who thought the summer concert line-up in Sacramento was exciting, what our area has in store this fall will leave you breathless.

08/01/2013

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Man Hit And Killed By Train In North Highlands

A man was hit and killed by a freight train in North Highlands on Tuesday morning.

04/30/2013

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Man Nearly Hit By Train When Car Stalls On Tracks In Sacramento

A driver had a close call Tuesday morning after he was nearly hit by a freight train in Sacramento. Unfortunately his car couldn’t be saved.

03/19/2013

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