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ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Air medical services is a comprehensive term covering the use of air transportation, airplane or helicopter, to move patients to and from healthcare facilities and accident scenes.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Thruway Motorcoach is Amtrak's system of Amtrak-owned intercity coaches, locally contracted transit buses, through-ticketed local bus routes, and taxi services to connect Amtrak train stations to areas not served by its railroads, or stations which are disconnected temporarily due to service delays or track maintenance issues.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
On 9 February 2016, two Meridian-branded passenger trains were involved in a head-on collision at Bad Aibling in southeastern Germany.
The Big Bayou Canot rail accident was the derailing of an Amtrak train on the CSXT Big Bayou Canot bridge in southwestern Alabama, United States, on September 22, 1993.
Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial, software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
The Bombardier BiLevel Coach is a bilevel passenger railcar designed to carry up to 360 passengers for commuter railways.
A bone fracture (sometimes abbreviated FRX or Fx, Fx, or #) is a medical condition in which there is a partial or complete break in the continuity of the bone.
A brakeman is a rail transport worker whose original job was to assist the braking of a train by applying brakes on individual wagons.
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) is a labor union founded in Marshall, Michigan, on 8 May 1863 as the Brotherhood of the Footboard.
Burbank Airport–South, referred to as Hollywood Burbank Airport by Amtrak and formerly known as Burbank–Bob Hope Airport, is an unstaffed Amtrak and Metrolink rail station at Hollywood Burbank Airport in the city of Burbank, California.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC or PUC) is a regulatory agency that regulates privately-owned public utilities in the state of California, including electric power, telecommunications, natural gas and water companies.
State Route 118 is a state highway in the U.S. state of California that begins running west to east through Ventura and Los Angeles counties in southern California.
Catch points and trap points are types of turnout which act as railway safety devices.
Chatsworth Hills Academy (CHA) is a private, coeducational day school located in Chatsworth, California, United States.
Chatsworth Transportation Center, identified as "Chatsworth" on station signs, is an intermodal passenger transport station in the Los Angeles community of Chatsworth, California.
Chatsworth is a neighborhood in the northwestern San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California, United States.
A chest injury, also known as chest trauma, is any form of physical injury to the chest including the ribs, heart and lungs.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
The Coast Line is a railroad line between Burbank, California and the San Francisco Bay Area, roughly along the Pacific Coast.
The Coast Starlight is a passenger train operated by Amtrak on the West Coast of the United States.
Common Cause is a watchdog group based in Washington, D.C. with chapters in 35 states.
Commuter rail, also called suburban rail, is a passenger rail transport service that primarily operates between a city centre and middle to outer suburbs beyond 15 km (10 miles) and commuter towns or other locations that draw large numbers of commuters—people who travel on a daily basis.
A conductor (American and Canadian English) or guard (Commonwealth English) is a train crew member responsible for operational and safety duties that do not involve actual operation of the train.
The Contra Costa Times was a daily newspaper based in Walnut Creek, California, U.S. that is now published as the East Bay Times.
A derailment occurs when a vehicle such as a train runs off its rails.
Donald R. Knabe (born October 15, 1943, in Illinois) was a member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, serving the Fourth District.
A double-track railway usually involves running one track in each direction, compared to a single-track railway where trains in both directions share the same track.
Burbank Downtown is a passenger rail station near downtown Burbank, California.
Downtown Los Angeles is the central business district of Los Angeles, California, as well as a diverse residential neighborhood of some 58,000 people.
The EMD F59PH is a four-axle B-B diesel-electric locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division in two variants from 1988 to 2001.
The EMD SD70 is a series of diesel-electric locomotives produced by Electro-Motive Diesel in response to the GE Dash 9-44CW.
Emergency management or disaster management is the organization and management of the resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies (preparedness, response, and recovery).
Emergency services and rescue services are organizations which ensure public safety and health by addressing different emergencies.
Facial trauma, also called maxillofacial trauma, is any physical trauma to the face.
The Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) is a government program created to make U.S. federal government publications available to the public at no cost.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is an agency in the United States Department of Transportation (DOT).
Fox News (officially known as the Fox News Channel, commonly abbreviated to FNC) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
The Glendale Amtrak/Metrolink Station, often referred to as the Glendale Transportation Center, is an Amtrak and Metrolink rail station in the city of Glendale, California.
Good government is a normative description of how government is supposed to be constituted.
A head injury is any injury that results in trauma to the skull or brain.
A head-on collision is a traffic collision where the front ends of two vehicles such as cars, trains, ships or planes hit each other in opposite directions, as opposed to a side collision or rear-end collision.
A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.
The Helicopter Association International (HAI) is a not-for-profit professional trade association of 2,500-plus member organizations in more than 68 nations.
Human factors and ergonomics (commonly referred to as Human Factors), is the application of psychological and physiological principles to the (engineering and) design of products, processes, and systems.
Inattentional blindness, also known as perceptual blindness, is a psychological lack of attention that is not associated with any vision defects or deficits.
Injury, also known as physical trauma, is damage to the body caused by external force.
Intracranial pressure (ICP) is the pressure inside the skull and thus in the brain tissue and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).
Joseph H. Boardman (born December 23, 1948), also known as Joe Boardman, is the former President and CEO of Amtrak.
KABC-TV, channel 7, is an ABC owned-and-operated television station located in Los Angeles, California, United States.
KCAL-TV, virtual and VHF digital channel 9, is an independent television station located in Los Angeles, California, United States.
KFI (640 kHz) is an AM radio station in Los Angeles, California, owned and operated by iHeartMedia.
KTLA, virtual channel 5 (UHF digital channel 31), is a CW-affiliated television station located in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, also known as County/USC, by the abbreviation LAC+USC, or by the name Los Angeles County General, is a 600-bed public teaching hospital located at 2051 Marengo Street in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.
This is a list of major American railroad accidents.
This is a list of notable districts and neighborhoods of the city of Los Angeles, California.
This is a list of rail accidents from 2000 to 2009.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Business Journal, established in 1979, is a weekly newspaper and online news source in Los Angeles, California, which provides award-winning comprehensive coverage of local business news.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (LAC BOS) is the five-member governing body of Los Angeles County, California.
The Los Angeles County Chief Executive Office (LAC CEO), known as the Los Angeles County Chief Administrative Office (LAC CAO) from 1938 to 2007, assists the Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County, California with administrating the county.
The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner (formerly the Department of Coroner) was created in its present form in Boyle Heights on December 7, 1990 by an ordinance approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, although it has existed in some form since the late 19th century.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) provides fire protection and emergency medical services for the unincorporated parts of Los Angeles County, California, as well as 59 cities, including the city of La Habra which is located in Orange County and is the first city outside of Los Angeles County to contract with LACoFD.
With 17,694 employees, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, officially the County of Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, is the nation's largest Sheriff's Department.
Los Angeles County, officially the County of Los Angeles, is the most populous county in the United States, with more than 10 million inhabitants as of 2017.
The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) provides fire fighting, fire suppression, emergency medical services, technical rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, and fire prevention for the city of Los Angeles, California, United States.
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), officially the City of Los Angeles Police Department, is the police department of Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
A mass casualty incident (often shortened to MCI and sometimes called a multiple-casualty incident or multiple-casualty situation) is any incident in which emergency medical services resources, such as personnel and equipment, are overwhelmed by the number and severity of casualties.
Medical evacuation, often shortened to medevac or medivac, is the timely and efficient movement and en route care provided by medical personnel to wounded being evacuated from a battlefield, to injured patients being evacuated from the scene of an accident to receiving medical facilities, or to patients at a rural hospital requiring urgent care at a better-equipped facility using medically equipped ground vehicles (ambulances) or aircraft (air ambulances).
Metrolink is a commuter or regional rail system in Southern California; it consists of seven lines and 62 stations operating on of rail network.
Mission Hills is an urban residential community of the San Fernando Valley, within the city of Los Angeles, California.
Moorpark is a passenger rail station in the city of Moorpark, California.
A morgue or mortuary (in a hospital or elsewhere) is used for the storage of human corpses awaiting identification or removal for autopsy or respectful burial, cremation or other method.
In emergency services, mutual aid is an agreement among emergency responders to lend assistance across jurisdictional boundaries.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent U.S. government investigative agency responsible for civil transportation accident investigation.
Northridge Station is a passenger rail station in the community of Northridge of the northern San Fernando Valley, in Los Angeles.
The Orange County Register is a paid daily newspaper published in California.
The Pacific Surfliner is a passenger train service operated by Amtrak, serving the communities on the coast of Southern California between San Diego and San Luis Obispo.
The Pacific Time Zone (PT) is a time zone encompassing parts of western Canada, the western United States, and western Mexico.
Patt Morrison is a journalist, author, and radio-television personality based in Los Angeles and Southern California.
A pelvic fracture is a break of the bony structure of the pelvis.
A pneumothorax is an abnormal collection of air in the pleural space between the lung and the chest wall.
Pomona is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Positive train control (PTC) is a system of functional requirements for monitoring and controlling train movements and is a type of train protection system.
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a hospital in the Mission Hills district of Los Angeles, California, USA.
Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing the spread of information between an individual or an organization (such as a business, government agency, or a nonprofit organization) and the public.
A public transport timetable (also timetable and North American English schedule) is a document setting out information on service times, to assist passengers with planning a trip.
Pulled tail is the colloquialism referring to the act of a guard or conductor of a railway to apply the emergency brakes when something unexpected has been noticed.
Rail freight transport is the use of railroads and trains to transport cargo as opposed to human passengers.
The Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 is a United States federal law, enacted by Congress to improve railroad safety.
A railfan, rail buff, or train buff (American English), railway enthusiast or railway buff (Australian/British English), trainspotter or anorak (British English, usually derogatory), is a person interested, recreationally, in rail transport.
An engineer (American and Canadian), engine driver, train driver, loco pilot, motorman, train operator (British and Commonwealth English), is a person who operates a train.
A railroad switch, turnout, or points is a mechanical installation enabling railway trains to be guided from one track to another, such as at a railway junction or where a spur or siding branches off.
A railway air brake is a railway brake power braking system with compressed air as the operating medium.
Railway Gazette International is a monthly business journal covering the railway, metro, light rail and tram industries worldwide.
A signal is a mechanical or electrical device erected beside a railway line to pass information relating to the state of the line ahead to engine drivers (engineers in North America).
Railway signalling is a system used to direct railway traffic and keep trains clear of each other at all times.
A rib fracture is a break in a rib bone.
Riverside is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area.
Safety is the state of being "safe" (from French sauf), the condition of being protected from harm or other non-desirable outcomes.
The San Fernando Valley is an urbanized valley in Los Angeles County, California, defined by the mountains of the Transverse Ranges circling it.
The San Francisco Municipal Railway (SF Muni or Muni) is the public transit system for the city and county of San Francisco, California.
San Luis Obispo is a passenger rail station in the city of San Luis Obispo, California, United States.
Santa Barbara is a passenger rail station in Santa Barbara, California, served by two Amtrak lines, the Coast Starlight and the Pacific Surfliner.
The Santa Susana Pass, originally Simi Pass, is a low mountain pass in the Simi Hills of Southern California, connecting the San Fernando Valley and town of Chatsworth, to the Simi Valley and city of Simi Valley.
Search and rescue (SAR) is the search for and provision of aid to people who are in distress or imminent danger.
A signal passed at danger (SPAD) in railway terminology of many countries, including Australia and the UK (where it is also known as either a SPAD or SPAR), occurs when a train passes a stop signal without authority to do so.
Simi Valley is a synclinal valley in Southern California in the United States.
Simi Valley station is a passenger rail station in the city of Simi Valley, California.
A single-track railway is a railway where trains traveling in both directions share the same track.
In anatomy, soft tissue includes the tissues that connect, support, or surround other structures and organs of the body, not being hard tissue such as bone.
The Southern Pacific (or Espee from the railroad initials- SP) was an American Class I railroad network that existed from 1865 to 1998 that operated in the Western United States.
A split shift is a type of shift-work schedule where a person's work day is split into two or more parts.
Stoney Point, also known as the Stoney Point Outcroppings or Chatsworth Formation, is a Los Angeles City park near the north end of Topanga Canyon Boulevard (State Route 27) in Chatsworth, Los Angeles, California, part of the city of Los Angeles.
Stopping Sight distance is one of several types of sight distance used in road design.
In a railway accident, telescoping occurs when the underframe of one vehicle overrides that of another, and smashes through the second vehicle's body.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
Texas A&M University Press (also known informally as TAMU Press) is a scholarly publishing house associated with Texas A&M University.
Text messaging, or texting, is the act of composing and sending electronic messages, typically consisting of alphabetic and numeric characters, between two or more users of mobile phones, tablets, desktops/laptops, or other devices.
Texting while driving, also called texting and driving, is the act of composing, sending, reading text messages, email, or making similar use of the web on a mobile phone while operating a motor vehicle.
The Industry Standard is a U.S. news web site dedicated to technology business news, part of InfoWorld, a news website covering technology in general.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Press-Enterprise is a paid daily newspaper published by Digital First Media that serves the Inland Empire in Southern California.
The San Diego Union-Tribune is an American metropolitan daily newspaper, published in San Diego, California. Its name derives from a 1992 merger between the two major daily newspapers at the time, The San Diego Union and the San Diego Evening Tribune. The name changed to U-T San Diego in 2012 but was changed again to The San Diego Union-Tribune in 2015. In 2015, it was acquired by Tribune Publishing, later renamed tronc. In February 2018 it was announced to be sold, along with the Los Angeles Times, to Patrick Soon-Shiong's investment firm Nant Capital LLC for $500 million plus $90m in pension liabilities. The sale closed on June 18, 2018.
A train dispatcher (US), rail traffic controller (Canada), train controller (Australia) or signalman (UK), is employed by a railroad to direct and facilitate the movement of trains over an assigned territory, which is usually part, or all, of a railroad operating division.
A train event recorder (also called On-Train Monitoring Recorder or On-Train Data Recorder in the United Kingdom, Event Recorder System, Event Recorder Unit, or simply Event Recorder) is a device that records data about the operation of train controls and performance in response to those controls and other train control systems.
A trauma center (or trauma centre) is a hospital equipped and staffed to provide care for patients suffering from major traumatic injuries such as falls, motor vehicle collisions, or gunshot wounds.
Trauma surgery is a surgical specialty that utilizes both operative and non-operative management to treat traumatic injuries, typically in an acute setting.
The Tucson Citizen was a daily newspaper in Tucson, Arizona.
Unconsciousness is a state which occurs when the ability to maintain an awareness of self and environment is lost.
The Union Pacific Railroad (or Union Pacific Railroad Company and simply Union Pacific) is a freight hauling railroad that operates 8,500 locomotives over 32,100 route-miles in 23 states west of Chicago and New Orleans.
Los Angeles Union Station (LAUS) is the main railway station in Los Angeles, California, and the largest railroad passenger terminal in the Western United States.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
The United States Government Publishing Office (GPO) (formerly the Government Printing Office) is an agency of the legislative branch of the United States federal government.
The University of North Texas (UNT) is a public research institution in Denton with programs in natural, formal, and social sciences, engineering, liberal arts, fine arts, performing arts, humanities, public policy, graduate professional education, and post-doc research.
The University of Utah (also referred to as the U, U of U, or Utah) is a public coeducational space-grant research university in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Van Nuys is an Amtrak and Metrolink train station in the community of Van Nuys in Los Angeles, California.
The Metrolink Ventura County Line is a commuter rail line serving Ventura County and the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles County and the City of Los Angeles, in the Southern California system.
Ventura County is a county in the southern part of the U.S. state of California.
Veolia Transport (formerly Connex and CGEA Transport) was the international transport services division of the French-based multinational company Veolia Environnement until the 2011 merger that gave rise to Veolia Transdev.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
The windshield (North America) or windscreen (Commonwealth English) of an aircraft, car, bus, motorbike or tram is the front window.
A wound is a type of injury which happens relatively quickly in which skin is torn, cut, or punctured (an open wound), or where blunt force trauma causes a contusion (a closed wound).
The 2005 Glendale train crash is the second-deadliest incident in the history of Metrolink, the commuter railroad in the Los Angeles, California, area.
The 2008 Massachusetts train collision occurred on May 28, 2008, shortly before 6pm, when two westbound MBTA trains collided on the Green Line "D" Branch between Woodland and Waban stations, behind 56 Dorset Road in Newton, Massachusetts.
On May 12, 2015, an Amtrak Northeast Regional train from Washington, D.C. bound for New York City derailed and wrecked on the Northeast Corridor in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
9-1-1, also written 911, is an emergency telephone number for the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), one of eight N11 codes.