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Major Caltrain Project Threatened By Question Over Federal Funding

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A massive Caltrain project to convert the commuter train system from diesel fuel to electric power was derailed when the Federal Transit Administration decided to hold up a nearly $650 million construction grant. 534 more words

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Feds delay decision on $650 million California rail grant for electrification of Caltrain

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Federal Transit Administration is delaying a decision on whether to approve a $650 million federal grant for electrification of a San Francisco Bay Area train system that would also help California’s high-speed rail project. 101 more words

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Decision Delayed On $650M Caltrain Grant After Push From GOP Congress

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Federal Transit Administration is delaying a decision on whether to approve a $650 million federal grant for electrification of a San Francisco Bay Area train system that would also help California’s high-speed rail project. 110 more words

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In-depth: Caltrain riders say overcrowding has become an issue on trains

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — KRON4 is taking an in-depth look at the crushing commute many people experience in the Bay Area.

On Monday night, KRON4 looked at the problems BART riders deal with. 576 more words

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One Person Dead After Being Struck By Caltrain In Redwood City

REDWOOD CITY (CBS SF) — Trains are stopped in both directions Monday evening in Redwood City after a person was fatally struck, according to a Caltrain spokeswoman. 84 more words

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Electrification Of Caltrain Could Come To A Screeching Halt

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — We should know in a couple of weeks whether a big part of the Bay Area transit system will get an upgrade. 371 more words

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Take Action: Trump Administration Threatens Caltrain Electrification

California’s Republican delegation has submitted a letter to Federal Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao requesting that she cancel $647 million in funding for Caltrain electrification. The GOP delegation explains their intention to hold back the High Speed Rail project, but these specific improvements are badly needed by Caltrain to improve service for local riders. 66 more words

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