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September 5, 1989
A Los Angeles-bound Amtrak train derailed Sunday night about a mile outside the San Diego station, but there were no injuries and no serious damage, an Amtrak spokesman said Monday. The derailment, described as minor, involved the locomotive and the coach immediately behind the engine, said Arthur Lloyd, Amtrak's director of public affairs for the Western region. He said it occurred shortly after the train left the San Diego station at about 6:45 p.m. Sunday. "We don't know the cause.
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September 5, 1989
A Los Angeles-bound Amtrak train derailed Sunday night about a mile outside the San Diego station, but there were no injuries and no serious damage, an Amtrak spokesman said Monday. The derailment, described as minor, involved the locomotive and the coach immediately behind the engine, said Arthur Lloyd, Amtrak's director of public affairs for the Western region. He said it occurred shortly after the train left the San Diego station at about 6:45 p.m. Sunday. "We don't know the cause.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 21, 1990 | GEORGE FRANK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an effort to reduce the number of accidents along the main rail corridor in Orange, Los Angeles and San Diego counties, railroad companies and transportation officials have launched a safety program warning of the dangers posed by high-speed passenger and freight trains. The effort, which was unveiled during a news conference Tuesday in Santa Ana, was prompted by a recent series of railroad accidents in San Diego County, Caltrans spokesman James L. Larsen said.
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