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Metrolink debuts crash-absorbing railcars

Rail| May 6, 2010
Two Crash Energy Management railcars, assembled by Hyundai-Rotem Co., were rolled out at Metrolink's new maintenance yard. The agency plans to deploy a total of 117 cars later this year.

Transit Systems Target Rail Safety

Rail| April 13, 2010
With the upcoming 2015 deadline for installation, positive train control systems are a main focus for rail operators. Train car technologies that reduce passenger injuries in a collision and other security systems are also in the works.
Rail| April 6, 2010

Metrolink names new CEO

John E. Fenton, who brings a broad base of experience to the position, both in transportation services and executive management, was chosen after a national search conducted by the board with assistance from interim CEO Eric Haley.
Rail| April 1, 2010

Metrolink employees object to personality profiling

The dispute sets up a potentially major labor-management clash.
Rail| March 30, 2010

Amtrak to operate Metrolink trains

The final agreement includes an initial four-year operating contract with the potential for two additional three-year extensions. Amtrak is to provide the train and engine crews required to operate the locomotives and railcars owned by Metrolink.
Rail| January 22, 2010

NTSB: Metrolink crash caused by texting operator

Inattention caused him to run red light.
Rail| January 21, 2010

NTSB: Metrolink train ran red light

Agency staff said it concluded that witnesses who said the signal appeared to be green were not reliable. Board is continuing to discuss the findings.
Rail| December 14, 2009

So. Cal's Metrolink chief to step down

CEO David Solow will remain with the agency for the balance of this fiscal year, devoting full time to the interagency collaborations necessary for Metrolink to implement safety enhancements, including positive train control and interoperability agreements.
Rail| December 1, 2009

Metrolink probes alleged failure to stop at red signal

No injuries were reported from last Tuesday's incident, according to officials, but concerns were raised to the fact that basic safety rules were broken despite reform efforts made since the fatal Chatsworth crash that killed 25 people 14 months ago.
Bus| October 7, 2009

METRO Briefs

Metrolink installs video cameras on locomotives. New RTC Chief: transit to boost local economy. Signage blamed for bus crash changed.

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