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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.

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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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Man Killed By Ventura-Bound Metrolink Train

A person was struck by a Metrolink train heading for Ventura on Friday evening, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

01/23/2015

Greg Plitt liked to film fitness videos on and near train tracks as a metaphor. (credit: Greg Plitt/Twitter)

Public Memorial Set For Reality TV Star Killed By Train

A public memorial service will be held Saturday for reality TV star and fitness model George Gregory Plitt Jr., who was struck and killed by a Metrolink train in Burbank while filming near the tracks.

01/20/2015

Greg Plitt, seen here with DJ Lauren Pappas at the Quest Apparel Spring 2014 Collection Concept Fashion Week show in Los Angeles last March, was struck and killed by a Metrolink train in Burbank on Saturday afternoon.  (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Quest Apparel)

Fitness Model Was Filming When Killed By Train In California

Two men were videotaping George Plitt Jr., 37, on the tracks north of the Burbank train station when Plitt was hit by a Metrolink passenger train, according to Burbank police Sgt. Scott Meadows.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/19/2015

Greg Plitt liked to film fitness videos on and near train tracks as a metaphor. (credit: Greg Plitt/Twitter)

Police Confirm Plitt, Crew Were Filming Around Train Tracks Before Deadly Accident

Police confirmed Sunday that reality TV star and fitness model George Gregory “Greg” Plitt Jr. was with a small camera crew when he was struck and killed by a Metrolink train Saturday afternoon.

01/18/2015

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