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New Metrolink cars' safety features probably reduced casualties
New Metrolink cars' safety features probably reduced casualties

Metrolink's investment of hundreds of millions of dollars in safety improvements after a series of deadly collisions probably reduced casualties in Tuesday's Oxnard crash, but the accident also highlighted the limits of the ongoing campaign. Three crash-resistant cars in Metrolink's new $263-million fleet of state-of-the-art passenger coaches performed well in their first test involving a major crash, rail officials said. Metrolink train crash: Pickup driver had previous DUI conviction Although 28 passengers and crew members were injured when the L.A.-bound morning train struck a pickup and trailer near Oxnard, authorities emphasized there were no fatalities and the...

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