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Caltrain ridership continues to boom and even the addition of new cars may not be enough to stay ahead of demand: With Caltrain attracting about 4,300 new weekday riders every year since 2010, ridership will reach almost 60,000 on weekdays this summer, and could surpass 75,000 by 2018…. To alleviate crowding in coming years, Caltrain […]

Apr 6th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

On Monday evening at 6:30 pm Friends of Caltrain is hosting an event at Mountain View City Hall to discuss level boarding on the Peninsula rail corridor. Adina Levin of Friends of Caltrain describes the importance of this discussion to effective passenger rail service on the Peninsula: Caltrain will make key decisions affecting the long […]

Oct 10th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

On Friday Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 557, authored by Peninsula legislators including Senator Jerry Hill and Assemblymember Rich Gordon, which establishes a number of hurdles that have to be jumped before a four-track passenger rail system can be built between San Francisco and San José. The four-track alignment, in which Caltrain would occupy the […]

Sep 8th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

The day after the horrific crash of a Spanish passenger train in Santiago de Compostela discussion is focusing on the speed the train was traveling as it entered the curve where it derailed, killing at least 80 people. One of the train’s operators under investigation, according to authorities in Galicia: A spokeswoman for the Galicia […]

Jul 25th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized