Electrification

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Caltrain’s Electrification Could Dramatically Reshape Palo Alto’s Land Parcels

Caltrain wants to separate its train tracks from roadways, cars, pedestrians and cyclists as part of its electrification process, but the Mayor of Palo Alto says that would require some drastic land acquirement.

10/22/2014

Caltrain (Lucius Kwok)

Project To Modernize Caltrain Underway In San Jose

The first phase of a major project to modernize Caltrain is underway in San Jose. Crews at the Tamien Station are installing a fiber optic line that will prepare the rail system to go all-electric before the end of the decade.

09/20/2013

Caltrain, San Francisco station

Caltrain Receives First Chunk Of CA High Speed Rail Bond Money

Caltrain has received its first big chunk of high-speed rail bond money, which will be used to electrify and modernize the system.

09/27/2012

California High-Speed Rail

California Lawmakers OK Funding For High-Speed Rail Line

California lawmakers have approved billions of dollars in construction financing for the first segment of what would be the nation’s first dedicated high-speed rail line.

07/06/2012

CA high speed rail

Assembly Approves $4.5 Billion In California High-Speed Rail Funding

The California Assembly has approved legislation authorizing about $4.5 billion in state bond funding for a high-speed rail system backed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

07/05/2012

Caltrain Diridon station, San Jose

Critical Caltrain Funding Tied To High-Speed Rail Vote

The future of Caltrain has now been tied to a key vote set for Friday on the California High-Speed Rail project that could also determine the future of Gov. Jerry Brown’s push to raise taxes.

07/05/2012

Caltrain, train, railroad

Study Touts Economic Impact Of Electrifying Caltrain On The Peninsula

The study by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute found that electrification would create thousands of jobs while also helping the environment.

06/12/2012

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