Operations

Train Collides With Limousine

Posted on January 19, 2005 by LCT Staff - Also by this author - About the author

LOS ANGELES – A Metrolink train carrying 32 passengers collided with a stalled limousine in Burbank on Jan. 13, but no one was hurt, authorities said. The crash occurred about noon at Buena Vista and Vanowen streets, said Burbank Police Lt. Brian Matthews.

Train number 114 was going from Moorpark to Union Station in downtown Los Angeles when the collision with a white stretch limo owned by Quinn Limousine Service occurred.

Sgt. Jay Jette, public relations officer for the Burbank Police Department, said damage to the 2000 Lincoln Town Car was “major.” He said the limo was previously rear-ended by a van and ended up stalled on the tracks. “The collision pushed him onto the tracks into the path of the train,” Jette said. The driver was able to evacuate the vehicle and traffic was routed around the area for several hours.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Go Riteway Celebrates 60 Years In Bus Business

The Wisconsin company started with just four school buses and now has 1,000 vehicles serving several ground transportation sectors.

Colorado Operator Buys Affiliate To Widen Service Region

eNews Exclusive: B-Line Express in Vail will now cover even more ground in the retail-heavy state.

Why Uber Can't Be Fixed And Must Be Shut Down

Analysis: The TNC's lower costs brought lower prices, with resulting popularity and growth. But its use of noncommercial cars was unlawful from the start.

Empire CLS Featured In Meetings + Events Magazine

The article describes the chauffeured transportation provider's newest additions to its fleet: 56-passenger motorcoaches.

Unique II Brings Its Luxury Service To Florida FBO

The New Jersey company expands its chauffeured experience to  private charter jet clientele at Opa-locka.

See More News

Facebook Comments ()

Comments (0)

Post a Comment

Submit

Blog

See More

LCT Store

LCT Magazine - July 2017 $12.95 COVER STORY: * Why These Titans Work So Hard to Give it Away * *



Connect

Experience the three annual industry events for networking for business, showcasing vehicles and products, and getting the tools for success.

Read About Your Region

What’s Happening Near You?
Click on any state to see the latest industry news and events in that region.

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Metro Magazine

Serving the bus and passenger rail industries for more than a century

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

Please sign in or register to .    Close