PALO ALTO, Calif. – Construction continues for Caltrain’s electrification project between Hillsdale and Palo Alto stations.
SAN FRANCISCO – Caltrain service will be suspended for the next two weekends to allow for construction and testing of Caltrain Electrification.
SAN CARLOS, Calif. – Caltrain’s Board of Directors on June 2 approved its Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) and Fiscal Year 2025 (FY25) operating and capital budgets at the rail agency’s monthly board meeting.
PALO ALTO –The city of Palo Alto has been working with Caltrain to address and redesign three rail crossings owned by Caltrain.
Caltrain on May 4 announced that its Board of Directors voted to award a Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) contract for the Mountain View Transit Center Grade Separation and Access Project to Stacy & Witbeck, Inc.
Caltrain on Jan. 31 will host a virtual community meeting on the $63.3 million Guadalupe River Bridge Replacement Project in San Jose, Calif., which will replace the northbound wooden trestle bridge built in 1935 and extend the southbound concrete bridge built in 1990.
Caltrain announced on Nov. 28 that it will temporarily reduce service from Monday, Dec. 5, through Sunday, Dec. 18 to accommodate electrification construction that includes signal cutover work at 16 grade crossings, requiring a 24/7 single-tracking window between Belmont and Mountain View.
Caltrain has determined that the San Francisquito Bridge, built in 1902 and which supports trains moving between Menlo Park and Palo Alto, is nearing the end of its service life and needs to be replaced.
This is one separation Palo Alto, Calif., wanted no part of, and it deals with funding.
Last month, a Caltrain commuter train collided with three stopped hi-rail vehicles on mainline track near San Bruno, Calif.
To accommodate Caltrain electrification construction work, temporary service changes in the weekday morning and late afternoon schedules (5:30-9 am and 3:30-7 pm) will be in effect.
Balfour Beatty and Caltrain have successfully laid 3092 foundations on the Caltrain Electrification Project, with the final foundation of the overhead catenary system set on Friday, January 28.
The cost of the Caltrain electrification project just went up.
Caltrain is continuing to finish grade crossing improvement projects. The latest are in Menlo Park and San Mateo.
The grade separated crossing at East 31st Avenue in San Mateo will open on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021.
The grade separated crossing at East 25th Avenue in San Mateo has been reopened to all modes of traffic.
Caltrain board of directors approves operating and capital budgets, discusses plans to restore service
Caltrain’s Board of Directors approved its operating and capital budgets for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 at the rail agency’s monthly board meeting.
Caltrain has announced that the launch of electrified service has been delayed until late 2024.
San Francisco weekend service closures: Caltrain begins construction on Napoleon Rail Bridge replacement
Caltrain is working on bridge and track improvemenets.
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