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Feds To Give LA $670M In Grant Money To Connect LA Trains

Federal transit officials Thursday will announce a $670 million construction grant to build a light rail transit line that will connect three other rail lines in the heart of downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

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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

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Metrolink Set To Debut Predictive Collision-Avoidance Technology

Transportation officials were expected to be joined by local lawmakers later this week at Union Station to announce the debut of the first commuter rail system in the U.S. to implement predictive collision-avoidance technology.

02/17/2014

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Looking For A Valentine? Metro To Host ‘Speed Dating On The Red Line’

Angelenos hoping to be hit by Cupid’s arrow may want to go underground this Valentine’s Day.

02/10/2014

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Metro Breaks Ground On New Crenshaw Corridor Light Rail

A ground breaking ceremony was held Tuesday morning for a new light rail line that will serve the Crenshaw corridor, including LAX.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/21/2014

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Driver Survives Collision With Metrolink Train In Orange

Investigators say the unidentified driver grew impatient while at a stop on Palm Avenue and drove around several cars before the vehicle was struck on its passenger side.

12/30/2013

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Metrolink Train In Simi Valley

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metrolink train Monday in Simi Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/30/2013

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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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Coroner ID’s Man Who Reportedly Tried To Outrun Train In Palmdale

A coroner’s official Sunday identified a bicyclist who was struck and killed by a Metrolink train in Palmdale.

10/20/2013

Man Killed By Metrolink Train In Palmdale

A man riding a bicycle was struck by a Metrolink train Saturday evening in Palmdale.

10/19/2013

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Win Great Prizes By Carpooling, Taking Public Transportation During ‘Rideshare Week’

Rideshare Week is taking place Oct. 7 through Oct. 11, and if you participate, you could win a prize.

10/07/2013

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With ‘Suicide By Train’ Up, LA Metro Appeals For Help

Alarmed by an increase in suicides on its rail tracks, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is making a rare appeal for the public’s help.

09/23/2013

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Driver Speeds Off After Crashing Into Expo Line Train, Injuring Six

The driver of a car sped away after reportedly smashing into an Expo Line train in South Los Angeles on Monday, leaving six passengers on the train injured.

08/26/2013

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Pedestrian Struck By Metrolink Train In Northridge

A pedestrian Friday was struck by a Metrolink train in Northridge.

08/02/2013

A pedestrian was fatally struck by this train Friday near Burbank. (credit: CBS)

Pedestrian Killed By Metrolink Train Near Burbank

A pedestrian has been struck and killed by a Metrolink train near Vineland Avenue.

07/12/2013

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