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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

04/16/2014

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Ghost Trains

For more than two years, drivers on one of San Juan Capistrano’s busiest streets have been haunted by what local residents call “ghost trains”.

03/14/2014

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The Most Luxurious Train Safari In The World

For your next luxury vacation, consider traveling by train. Rovos Rail brings the luxury and decadence of the olden days back to your trip, in their train safari.

02/20/2014

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All Aboard: The World’s Most Amazing Train Trips

The inherent beauty of train travel is that it’s often more about the journey (and the spectacular scenery along the way) than the actual destination. When your fare includes butler service, gourmet meals, and access to elegant bar cars, rest assured these six train trips are worth dropping a month’s salary on.

12/11/2013

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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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Experience The Trains Of Yesteryear At The Fillmore And Western Railway

Riding a train is a fun family experience. Take one of the several styles of rides offered through the Fillmore and Western Railway Co.

08/09/2013

(credit: Griffith Park Train Rides)

Best Train Attractions In Los Angeles

A lot of history can be learned from the handful of railroad experiences available in Los Angeles.

CBS Los Angeles–06/28/2013

Metro and L.A. County Sheriff's deputies are asking patrons to watch for the person. On July 16 at approximately 11:10 p.m. this suspect was captured on video grabbing an Apple iPad from the hands of a Metro patron as she was riding the Blue Line. When the train arrived at the Compton Station, the suspect approached the victim from behind, grabbed her iPad and fled the train car and platform northbound on foot. Please call the LASD Transit Services Bureau (323) 563-5000, if you recognize this man. He is thought to be 17-19 years old with black hair and brown eyes 5' 6" or 5' 7", 140-150 pounds.(credit: MTA)

Smartphone, Tablet Thefts Plague Metro Trains

Metro officials are warning passengers about a recent rash of smartphone and tablet thefts that have occurred on trains.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/20/2012

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LA Transit Official Has Concerns About Derailment

The head of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has asked the agency’s inspector general to investigate an alignment problem on the new Expo Line that experts believe could pose a risk of derailment if left uncorrected.

07/28/2012

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High Gas Prices Spark Spike In Metro Ridership

As gas prices rose quickly this year, Angelenos took to public transportation in higher numbers, according to ridership data released Friday by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

03/16/2012

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CBS News: Bin Laden’s Next Target Was Trains

CBS News is reporting that Osama Bin Laden’s next target was the US rail system including targets in Los Angeles, New York, Washington and Chicago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/05/2011

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Crackdown To Target Scofflaws Near Metro Blue Line

A media event calling attention to driver and pedestrian safety along Metro Blue Line trains in Long Beach will turn into a rush hour crackdown by police and Sheriff’s deputies looking for scofflaws.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/07/2011

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Officials Eye Union Station For Calif. High-Speed Rail

The California High-Speed Rail Authority says it will put in $30 million to help purchase historic Union Station in downtown Los Angeles.

01/19/2011

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