Articles Tagged With ‘Trains’




Public comment on Phillips 66 rail spur drags on

More than 100 public speakers addressed the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission Thursday during the agency’s third hearing on the Phillip 66’s proposed rail spur. The planning commission has yet to start deliberating about the project. Phillips 66 plans... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian killed by train identified as Cal Poly student

San Luis Obispo police have identified 22-year-old Cal Poly student Thomas Tilton Stone as the man who was struck and killed by a train on Tuesday evening. Stone’s death appears to be an accident. Around 5 p.m., Stone was walking... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian killed by train in SLO

A 22-year-old man was struck and killed by a train Tuesday night near Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. It has not yet been disclosed if the victim was a student. At about 5 p.m., the man was walking on... (Continue reading)

Hundreds descend on SLO to protest Phillips 66 rail spur

Opponents of Phillips 66’s proposed rail spur came from across California Thursday to protest the project as it appeared before the San Luis Obispo County Planing Commission. An estimated total of more than 500 people showed up to the first... (Continue reading)

Woman hit by train in Pismo Beach

A train struck a 22-year-old woman who was apparently walking her bicycle on a railroad bridge in Pismo Beach Wednesday night. The woman survived with undisclosed injuries. At approximately 10:13 p.m., police officers found Pismo Beach resident Alena Gribanova lying... (Continue reading)

SLO County staff seeking denial of Phillips 66 rail spur

San Luis Obispo County staff is recommending denial of Phillips 66’s proposal to build a rail spur so that crude oil currently delivered by pipeline could be transported to the Nipomo facility by rail. The proposed rail spur project includes... (Continue reading)

Man killed by train was Cal Poly student

The man struck and killed by a train near San Luis Obispo on Saturday night was a Cal Poly student. [KSBY] Around 8:15 p.m., an Amtrak train struck Aaron Matthew Wolf east of Sweet Bay Lane, about a mile south... (Continue reading)

Three killed by trains on Central Coast, SLO victim identified

The San Luis Obispo County Coroner’s Office has identified Aaron Matthew Wolf as the man killed by an Amtrak train Saturday night near San Luis Obispo. Wolf was one of three individuals who were struck and killed by trains on... (Continue reading)

Man killed by train near SLO

A man in his 20s was hit and killed by an Amtrak train Saturday night on the railroad tracks south of Tank Farm Road. About 8:15 p.m., a northbound train hit the man about a mile south of San Luis... (Continue reading)

Rail spur impacts outweigh any benefits

OPINION By LAURANCE SHINDERMAN and TOM RYAN Who doesn’t like the sound of a train whistle in the distance, or standing by and waving to an engineer as a freight train rumbles through town. So when Phillips 66 proposed a... (Continue reading)