The nip in the air signals that the holiday season is just around the corner. Start your celebration off right by coming out to see the Caltrain Holiday Train, presented by Silicon Valley Community Foundation.
Caltrain broke new ground in September by serving 50,821 average weekday riders, a new all-time high. That number comes on the heels of 26 consecutive months of ridership growth and it is the second month in the past calendar year that has seen ridership totals of more than 50,000.
Caltrain riders and holiday aficionados can be on the lookout for a special passenger car announcing the return of the Caltrain Holiday Train, presented by Silicon Valley Community Foundation.
In the first major funding milestone to advance Caltrain electrification from the High Speed Rail ‘early investment’ program, the California Transportation Commission today voted to release $39.8 million in allocations for critical work to advance the Caltrain Modernization Program and prepare the corridor for a future blended system with California High Speed Rail.
Caltrain is experiencing record ridership growth following 24 months of consecutive increases.
For most people living and working along the Peninsula rail corridor, the sight of a nearly two story tall, one million pound train is common place.
It’s never too early to get into the Holiday Spirit. The Caltrain Holiday Train, thanks to the generous support of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, is back this year after a two-year hiatus.
The San Bruno Grade Separation Project, which will dramatically enhance safety at three rail crossings in downtown San Bruno, is nearing the half-way mark.
Caltrain will receive $3.2 million in U.S. Department of Transportation grant funds to install an advanced signal system needed to support modernized Caltrain service and the eventual addition of high-speed rail.
For the first time in the nearly 150-year history of the railroad, Caltrain’s average weekday ridership is more than 50,000, the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board announced today.
Caltrain officials thanked and congratulated the Peninsula delegation of state legislators who cast historic votes in support of the funding of the California High-Speed Rail Project.
Beginning July 1, Caltrain riders who purchase paper tickets from ticket vending machines will see an increase in the price of their ticket. Caltrain is increasing fares 25 cents for one-way tickets and 50 cents for Day Passes.