Category Archives: Metrolink

Report: Driver in Fatal Train Crash Was Texting

The driver of the Metrolink train that crashed last month and killed 25 received a text message about a minute before the fatal crash, and sent a text 22 seconds before┬árunning the red light and hitting a freight train. According … Continue reading

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Did “Railfans” Contribute to L.A. Train Disaster?

Hardcore train enthusiasts, known as “railfans,” may have figured into the horrific Metrolink train crash that killed 25 in Los Angeles a week ago today. Engineer Richard Sanchez was apparently text messaging either at the time of the crash, or … Continue reading

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