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California Governor Gavin Newsom Cancels High-speed Rail: ‘Would Cost Too Much and Take Too Long’

California Governor Gavin Newsom Cancels High-speed Rail: ‘Would Cost Too Much and Take Too Long’

By Joel Pollak California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday in his “State of the State” address at the California State Capitol in Sacramento that he would abandon the state’s high-speed rail system because it was too expensive. The plan to connect San Francisco to Los Angeles by high-speed rail “would cost too much and, respectfully, would […]

Ventura | Man taken into Custody after Refusing to Leave Roof of Union Pacific Train

Ventura | Man taken into Custody after Refusing to Leave Roof of Union Pacific Train

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On November 24th at 9:49PM the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a call from the Union Pacific Railroad dispatch reporting that a subject was on the roof top of the train and refusing to get off. The northbound Amtrak train, which was occupied by numerous passengers, was stopped […]

Oxnard 18 Year Old in Critical Condition after being hit by Train

Oxnard 18 Year Old in Critical Condition after being hit by Train

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release Police were called to Oxnard Boulevard south of Vineyard Avenue, just before 5:00 p.m. Officers found the victim, an 18 year-old Oxnard resident, had been hit by an Amtrak train. The train had just left the Oxnard station going northbound. Eyewitnesses reported seeing the pedestrian walking on the […]

Metrolink to Celebrate National Public Sleeping Day Feb. 28 By Encouraging Commuters to Nap on Its Trains

Metrolink to Celebrate National Public Sleeping Day Feb. 28 By Encouraging Commuters to Nap on Its Trains

      LOS ANGELES – In the United States we are a nation of poor sleepers, so National Public Sleeping Day on Wednesday, Feb. 28, is an ideal day for long-distance commuters and others to take a power nap on Metrolink. Each day tens of thousands of workers and students take Metrolink trains from […]

Metrolink special weekend service stops at the LA County Fair

Metrolink special weekend service stops at the LA County Fair

Riders can celebrate the 95th anniversary of the LA County Fair with great savings on fair admission and special service through September including Labor Day. Save money on travel and admission to the LA County Fair by taking Metrolink’s special weekend service trains, which offer a comfortable, convenient and stress-free ride. This gives fun-seekers more […]

City of Ventura rolls out Bike to Work Week activities, May 16 – 20

City of Ventura rolls out Bike to Work Week activities, May 16 – 20

Ramirez charged with Manslaughter in Oxnard derailment death of Engineer Glenn Steel

Ramirez charged with Manslaughter in Oxnard derailment death of Engineer Glenn Steel

Woman hit by Union Pacific freight train found dead on tracks

Woman hit by Union Pacific freight train found dead on tracks

Train Awareness: A Matter of Life and Death

Train Awareness: A Matter of Life and Death

By Tim Pompey Train traffic is something that we often take for granted along the Southern California coast. Amtrak. Metrolink. Union Pacific. Lots of track. Lots of trains. Lots of opportunities to simply step on the tracks on our way to the beach or going to get pizza or ice cream, or simply walking the […]

Catch the Father’s Day Train in Fillmore: June 21st

Catch the Father’s Day Train in Fillmore: June 21st
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