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.
Public transportation in the San Francisco Bay Area needs some help attracting riders as the nation slowly recovers from the pandemic.
With Facebook back on board, it’s time for the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) to face time with residents about the Dumbarton Rail Corridor project.
Caltrain’s first electric trainset has arrived at the Transportation Technology Center in Pueblo, Colo. for testing, marking a major milestone in the electrification of the railroad.
At its monthly meeting [yesterday], the Caltrain Board of Directors approved a contract extension to the Caltrain Operating Agreement with TransitAmerica Services, Inc. (TASI) to continue providing commuter rail service for the
Historically, Caltrain has depended upon rider fares to support its operations. The agency is the only Bay Area transit system without a dedicated revenue source. As is the case with most transit
Ed. Note: The financial mess that most transit agencies have found themselves in as a result of the pandemic, and resulting plunges in ridership, are well known to most readers. Periodically, we