Officials in Elk River say the driver of the car involved in Tuesday’s collision with two Northstar Commuter Rail trains was cited for not stopping at the railroad crossing signal.
Many riders who depend on the Northstar Commuter Rail are frustrated. In four of the past five weekdays, some routes have had delays of 20 minutes or more, causing many passengers to arrive late to work or school.
The man who was killed after walking train tracks northwest of the Twin Cities metro Monday afternoon and being struck by a Northstar Line train has been identified. According to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office, 51-year-old Robert Borowick of Blaine, Minn. was walking just north of the intersection of 192nd Avenue and Zebulon Street.
A man walking train tracks northwest of the Twin Cities metro Monday afternoon died when he was hit by a train, officials say.
More than 115 Twin Cities commuters have been parking their cars and hopping a bus from Ramsey to Minneapolis and back for the past three years.
Northstar rail service will not be available Tuesday morning for its customers, but buses will be.
The Northstar rail service will resume operations on Tuesday, days after a freight train derailment stalled operations over the weekend.
Six schools in north Minneapolis and all Fridley public schools are closed because of the tornado.