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Package Found On Freight Train In Sylmar Deemed Harmless

Authorities say police are clearing a scene in Sylmar following the discovery of a package that was later deemed harmless.

05/20/2015

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Police Search For Man Suspected In Metrolink Platform Assault Of Woman In Wheelchair

A 55-year-old woman in a wheelchair called police Saturday night to say she just broke free from a man trying to wheel her to the bathroom after squeezing her breast and asking her if she was up for sex.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/11/2015

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City Officials Kick Off ‘Bike Week LA’

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority officially kicked off “Bike Week LA” Monday.

05/11/2015

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Metrolink To Offer Free Rides To Commuters During ‘Bike To Work Week’

Officials Thursday announced free rides will be offered to commuters who travel on-board Metrolink trains with a bicycle during Bike to Work Week.

05/07/2015

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Metrolink Inland Empire-Orange County Line To Experience Major Disruptions

Metrolink will sustain major disruptions Wednesday on the commuter rail’s Inland Empire-Orange County line.

04/08/2015

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Metrolink PSAs To Hit SoCal Theaters Amid Concerns Films Glamorize Dangers Of Moving Trains

The Hollywood blockbuster “Insurgent” is receiving some backlash from Metrolink which claims the film and others like it glamorize the dangers of moving trains.

03/31/2015

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2 Women Injured In Deadly Metrolink Crash Are Suing Truck Driver, His Company

The two women were among 30 passengers injured when a Metrolink commuter train struck a pickup truck stuck on the tracks in Oxnard Feb. 24.

03/11/2015

Police say 62-year-old Glen Steele died at Cedar Sinai Hospital. (credit: DMV)

Metrolink Engineer Injured In Oxnard Crash Dies

A Metrolink train engineer who was critically injured in last week’s crash in Oxnard has died, according to officials.

03/03/2015

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Truck Driver Accused In Metrolink Crash Released From Jail While Authorities Investigate Crash

The truck driver accused of triggering a Metrolink train to derail in Oxnard was released from jail after prosecutors announced that the 54-year-old would not immediately face charges in connection with the crash pending the outcome of an investigation.

02/26/2015

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Metrolink Conductor Fights For Life As Investigation Turns Up Details On Driver’s History

Metrolink officials hope to have trains fully operational late Wednesday afternoon following a derailment that injured more than two dozen people in Ventura County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2015

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Transportation Officials Examine ‘Permanent Solution’ To Railroad Crossing Crashes

Hoping to adopt methods of increasing rail safety, transportation officials may look to create more distance between trains and cars by removing railroad crossings altogether.

02/25/2015

Workers clean up the street near the burned remains of a truck and trailer at the site where a Los Angeles-bound Metrolink train derailed in a fiery collision on the tracks on February 24, 2015 in Oxnard, California. Nearly 28 people were transported to hospitals by first responders. Four are believed to be in critical condition but no immediate fatalities have been reported. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Ventura Metrolink Crash Survivors Describe Moment Of Impact

While a number of victims of the Oxnard Metrolink crash on Tuesday morning remained in the hospital through the evening, the lucky ones who suffered no serious injuries spoke out about what the fateful moment was like.

02/24/2015

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Metrolink Safety Advancements May Have Prevented Worse Outcome

Safety improvements by Metrolink may have prevented Tuesday’s derailment in Oxnard from being a lot worse.

02/24/2015

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Metrolink Train Derails In Oxnard After Colliding With Truck On Tracks

A Metrolink train derailed Tuesday morning after it collided with a vehicle on the track, officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/24/2015

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Metrolink Train Derails At L.A. Union Station

The incident occurred near Bauchet and Vignes streets shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to a L.A. City Fire spokesperson.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/10/2015

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