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Repairs underway on train tracks affected by Del Mar bluff failure

A Coaster commuter train travels along the coast of Del Mar. (Autumn Sky Photography, iStock Getty Images)
November 30, 2019
Heavy rains over the Thanksgiving holiday led to a coastal bluff failure just feet from railroad tracks in Del Mar, authorities reported Nov. 29.

Construction to disrupt train service for 2 weekends in March

Bicycle riders use a path alongside the rail line in Cardiff. (NCC file photo by Jen Acosta)
February 22, 2019
Coaster and Amtrak Surfliner train service will be suspended between Oceanside and downtown San Diego for two weekends in March as rail construction continues, the San Diego Association of Governments announced Feb. 22.

Expect local Coaster, Amtrak rail service closure Feb. 9-11

This rendering approximates the look of the completed double rail tracks through Cardiff. (SANDAG photo)
February 2, 2019
Coaster and Amtrak service will be halted Feb. 9-11 along the San Diego portion of the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo coastal rail corridor for construction work.

Coaster and Amtrak service closed Jan. 12-14 for railroad work

This rendering approximates the look of the completed double rail tracks through Cardiff. (SANDAG photo)
January 5, 2019
Coaster and Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train service will be suspended Jan. 12-14 for ongoing work on the rails, according to a San Diego Association of Governments notice.

Authorities investigate railway death

November 11, 2012

Authorities are investigating the Nov. 8 death of a pedestrian on the railroad tracks in the 1400 block of South Coast Highway 101 in Encinitas. The pedestrian was struck by a southbound Coaster train...

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