Hundreds evacuated from California commuter train after mudslide blocks tracks

(THE WEATHER CHANNEL) — More than 200 people were evacuated from a California commuter train because the tracks it was traveling on were blocked by...

January 19, 2023
4:06 AM

(THE WEATHER CHANNEL) — More than 200 people were evacuated from a California commuter train because the tracks it was traveling on were blocked by a mudslide Tuesday.The Altamont Corridor Express Train, known as ACE, came to a stop in the Niles Canyon area of Alameda County due to debris on the tracks. The train was heading west toward Pleasanton, according to the Alameda Fire Department, which responded to the incident at 8:40 a.m. local time."Crews worked to evacuate 225 people off the tracks," a tweet from the department said.