Dangerous Rail Crossings

  • Feb 19, 2014

    Fate of Dangerous LA Rail Crossing Considered

    Fate of Dangerous LA Rail Crossing Considered

    The future of one of the most dangerous rail crossings in Los Angeles County is under consideration by rail officials who say the crossing has a high potential for disaster because of its proximity to a propane facility.

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  • Sep 3, 2013

    New Campaign Aims to Curb Deaths at Rail Crossings

    New Campaign Aims to Curb Deaths at Rail Crossings

    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.

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  • Aug 10, 2013

    CA Leads Nation in Fatal Crashes at Train Crossings

    CA Leads Nation in Fatal Crashes at Train Crossings

    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.

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  • Aug 9, 2013

    CA Leads Nation in Fatal Train Crossing Crashes

    CA Leads Nation in Fatal Train Crossing Crashes

    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.

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  • Aug 9, 2013

    Dangerous Crossing: Southern California's Most Dangerous Tracks

    Dangerous Crossing: Southern California's Most Dangerous Tracks

  • Aug 9, 2013

    Railroad Crossings: Family's "Worst Fears"

    Railroad Crossings: Family's "Worst Fears"

    A family describes the moment they learned that their "worst fears" came true and their efforts to help save the lives of others.

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  • Aug 6, 2013

    Train Crash Kills Two People

    Train Crash Kills Two People

    A Metrolink commuter train struck and killed two people who may have been sleeping on the tracks and injured a third on Thursday.

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  • Aug 6, 2013

    Fontana Train Crash

    Fontana Train Crash

    Two freight trains collide in Fontana.

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  • Aug 6, 2013

    Metrolink to Unveil Its New Train

    Metrolink to Unveil Its New Train

    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 error.

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