Some of the most dangerous crossings in Southern California
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An NBC4 investigation found that California leads the nation in deaths at railroad crossings, a tragedy that safety officials are trying to curb. September has been deemed Rail Safety Month, and rail cars covered in messages to "Stay Alert, Stay Alive" are now rolling along Southland tracks. Gadi Schwartz reports from Union Station for the NBC4 News at Noon on Sept. 3, 2013.
The most dangerous train crossing in California is where Nogales Street crosses the tracks in Rowland Heights. According to a new federal report, it is the third most dangerous crossing in the United States. Forty-thousand cars cross the tracks, over which 52 trains rumble each day. Joel Grover reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Aug. 9, 2013.
The most dangerous train crossing in California is where Nogales Street crosses the tracks in Rowland Heights. According to a new federal report, it is the third most dangerous crossing in the United Read More
A family describes the moment they learned that their "worst fears" came true and their efforts to help save the lives of others.
The gallery shows collisions between trains and cars which have resulted in fatalities and serious injuries since 2007.
A Metrolink commuter train struck and killed two people who may have been sleeping on the tracks and injured a third on Thursday. Read More
The conversation about rail safety changed in September 2008 when a train crash in Chatsworth killed 25 people. On Monday, Metrolink will unveil a test train designed to prevent such crashes caused by human Read More
As the fourth anniversary of a deadly Metrolink crash from 2008 approaches, many survivors say a federal liability cap has left them inadequately compensated. Read More
California has more fatal accidents at train crossings than any other state. Experts say many of these accidents could be prevented. Using federal records, the I-Team found some of the most dangerous crossings in Southern California.