Texas: Why is TEXRail naming this train car Spike?

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; May 10, 2019 FORT WORTH Later this year, Fort Worth residents who travel on…

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Why the future of Caltrain is being built in Salt Lake City, Utah

By Casey Tolan, Bay Area News Group, The Mercury News; February 17, 2019 SALT LAKE CITY — The future of…

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New rail plan a big setback for future terminal under San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center

By Rachel Swan, San Francisco Chronicle; February 12, 2019 Officials in San Francisco had planted their dreams in the empty…

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Caltrain reports progress on electrification plans

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 24, 2018 Caltrain this month entered a new manufacturing phase for its first electric trainset.…

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Caltrain weekend service to San Francisco cut for 6 months during construction

By Michael Cabanatuan, SFGate.com; September 25, 2018 Weekend Caltrain riders won’t be able to ride the train to or from…

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Caltrain reports uptick in average weekday ridership

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; September 13, 2018 Caltrain logged 65,095 average weekday passengers during its annual ridership count conducted earlier…

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San Francisco’s new $2.2 billion transit center, the ‘Grand Central Station of the West,’ is officially open to the public — take a look around

By Katie Canales, Business Insider; SFGate.com; September 9, 2018 San Francisco’s highly-anticipated Salesforce Transit Center and the new park located…

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FRA’s Dirty Dozen

By STEPHANIE BEASLEY, With help from Tanya Snyder, Lauren Gardner and Brianna Gurciullo, Politico Morning Transportation; May 17, 2018 DIRTY…

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California: Study rejects developer’s call to cut Caltrain downtown extension to two rails

By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, San Francisco Examiner; April 11, 2018 A peer review released Tuesday found that three rail lines…

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California: Caltrain to kick off Sunnyvale Station rehab Share Tweet Share Email

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 9, 2018 Caltrain next week will launch a project to rehabilitate its station in Sunnyvale,…

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California: Train tunnel or trench too pricey, new study finds

BY ALLISON LEVITSKY, Staff Writer, Daily Post; February 17, 2018 Digging a trench or boring a tunnel for the Caltrain…

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Passenger railroads try new social media tools to connect with riders

By Daniel Niepow, Associate Editor, Progressive Railroading Magazine; November 2017 In May, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) signed off on…

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California law paves way for Caltrain’s sales tax ballot measure

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 11, 2017 California Gov. Jerry Brown yesterday signed into law a bill that enables Caltrain‘s…

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