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Metrolink train collides with truck, derails

Rail| February 24, 2015

The VC Line 102 train, which was headed southbound to Los Angeles, hit the produce truck around 5:45 a.m. The truck caught fire and five train cars derailed with three landing on their side. The driver of the truck fled the scene, but was detained for questioning. No fatalities were reported.

10 years after deadly crash, Metrolink tightens up safety focus

Rail| January 28, 2015

Upgrades include “sealed” grade crossings, safer railcars and locomotives, automatic train stops and the nation’s first onboard rail video cameras. They also include the nation’s first Positive Train Control system, expected to fully roll out by spring.

Management & Operations| December 16, 2014

Metrolink chief DePallo to step down

Under DePallo's leadership, Metrolink is now on the verge of becoming the nation's first passenger rail system to fully implement Positive Train Control. He will step down from his post effective January 2.

Accessibility| November 17, 2014

Video: Overview of ARTIC - Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center

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Accessibility| November 17, 2014

ARTIC: Newest SoCal transit hub opens in December

City officials said the transit station’s design mimics the high ceilings of Union Station, as well as other great train stations in New York, Chicago and Philadelphia.
Management & Operations| September 9, 2014

Metrolink annual ridership continues to drop

Officials of the six-county system mostly blame the downturn on the worst recession since World War II, which decimated the region's workforce.
Government Issues| May 16, 2014

Metrolink Leads the Way as PTC Deadline Looms

The California rail system turns from tragedy to triumph as it moves toward completing positive train control installation on its rail lines by 2015. The expedited effort was spurred in part by the 2008 collision that killed 25 passengers. For many systems, though, gaining radio frequency spectrum remains a challenge.
Rail| February 24, 2014

Metrolink demos new PTC system

Wabtec's I-ETMS PTC System will be implemented on select trains that share BNSF tracks on the Metrolink 91 Line, Orange County Line and Inland Empire-Orange County Line.
Rail| February 20, 2014

Metrolink to debut collision avoidance system

Officials for the Los Angeles-based commuter rail service vowed to act a year ahead of the mandated federal deadline for the positive train control technology.
Government Issues| December 10, 2013

Feds award Metrolink $75M for extension

The 24-mile Perris Valley Line will serve the California communities of Alessandro, Moreno Valley and Perris and improve transit options for commuters east and south of downtown Riverside.

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