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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)

North Coast Current

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.

Train strikes, kills man at Leucadia intersection in Encinitas

Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

North Coast Current

October 30, 2019

A man was hit and killed by an Amtrak train Wednesday morning, Oct. 30, in Leucadia, authorities reported.

Rail Trail work to affect parking, traffic, pathway access in Cardiff

North Coast Current

April 27, 2018

Cardiff residents can expect parking closures and occasional construction noise along San Elijo Avenue as preliminary work begins on the Encinitas segment of the Coastal Rail Trail, project officials announced April 27.

Fence, Montgomery track crossing among issues for Cardiff rail trail

Bicycle riders use a path alongside the rail line in Cardiff on Feb. 14. The area is a possible route for the Coastal Rail Trail. (Photo by Jen Acosta)

Amanda Rhoades

February 24, 2016

Cardiff’s section of the Coastal Rail Trail has stirred up controversy for almost two years now, but even with the Encinitas City Council’s approval, the project isn’t rolling forward just yet.

Authorities investigate railway death

North Coast Current

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 at about 6 p.m., according to a Sheriff’s Department statement. The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries...

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