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Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Amtrak studying San Antonio-Austin commuter rail service

WITH AUDIO | Amtrak says it is conducting a feasibility study for offering commuter service along there Interstate 35 between Georgetown and San Antonio, including the mid-cities of San Marcos and New Braunfels.

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Pedestrian on track killed by Amtrak train

An 18-year old San Marcos woman has died after being struck by an Amtrak train while she was walking on the railroad tracks at Post Road and Aquarena Springs Drive just before 11 p.m. Monday.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Amtrak train collides with car in Buda

An Amtrak passenger train collided with a car hung up on the train tracks in front of Buda City Park Thursday night, pushing the vehicle down the tracks to City Hall. Nobody was injured in the collision.