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Caltrain gets funds to start modernization work

Original post made on Sep 28, 2012

Caltrain received nearly $40 million in state funds to pay for the first phase of modernizing and electrifying the popular Peninsula rail system

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 28, 2012, 3:34 PM

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Posted by commuter
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 28, 2012 at 4:26 pm

Glad this is finally getting done after years and years of talk. It is really too bad that Caltrain has to go through so many more hoops to get improvements funded, compared to other transportation projects e.g. highway work.


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Posted by Konrad M,. Sosnow
a resident of another community
on Oct 1, 2012 at 3:41 pm

Something good will come dfrom the Obama-Brown Railroad to nowwhere. The Caltrain $40 million in state funds to pay for the first phase of modernizing and electrifying the popular Peninsula rail system was thrown in as a a sweetner to get the required votes.


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Posted by Kristine
a resident of Monta Loma
on Oct 2, 2012 at 12:57 am

wouldn't the electrical wires get in the way of the taller freight trains that use that right of way?