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Opinion - January 28, 2011

Caltrain facing major cutbacks

Mass transportation dollars are beyond scarce these days, to the point that unless things change Caltrain, a Peninsula institution, is saying it will be forced to drop all off-peak (non-commute) trains, including those on the weekend and the specials that carry Giants and 49ers fans to their games. All service south of San Jose to Gilroy also would end. In the process, seven stations would close and the number of trains could shrink from 86 to 48 on weekdays.

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