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The Red Line (credit: CBS)

LA-Area Commuter Trains Get Crash-Avoidance System

Metrolink has quietly rolled out a train equipped with “positive train control,” which lets dispatchers halt engines remotely if they speed or blow through stop signals.

02/19/2014

Metro light rail train

Expo Line Running From Downtown LA To Culver City To Debut In April

For many Angelenos, the opening of the first phase of the Exposition Line has been a long time coming.

03/23/2012

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All A Billboard? Commuter Train Cars Offer ‘Cool’ Ad Wraps To Cut Costs

The next time you see a commuter train rumbling through the Southland, it just might have a message for you.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/09/2012

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Metro To Expand Rail Service On Several Lines This Weekend

Metro rail will be expanding its night service on certain commuter lines in an effort to bring more riders to downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/08/2011

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Extend Commuter Train Lines To LAX? Public Asked To Weigh In

Some options being considered include extending the Green Line or rerouting the yet-to-be-built Crenshaw Line to the airport instead.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/23/2011

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Expo Light Rail Begins Slow-Speed Testing On Westside Tracks

If the trial testing goes well, officials say pending any setbacks a target date has been set for Nov. 15 for most of the 8.6 mile alignment.

04/04/2011