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News & Media

2021
2020
10/30/2020 | ABC 7 News
Here’s what new all-electric Caltrain cars will look like for riders in 2022
Link to PDF10/9/2020 | Streetsblog San Francisco
Check Out Caltrain’s New Trains Virtually
Link to PDF10/2/2020 | Progressive Railroading
Caltrain Offers Virtual First-Look of New Electric Trains
Link to PDF10/1/2020 | Caltrain
Caltrain Launches Virtual Reality Tour of New Electric Trains
Link to PDF7/30/2020 | International Railway Journal
First Caltrain Kiss double-deck EMU completed
Link to PDF7/28/2020 | Mass Transit
Caltrain’s First Complete Electric Multiple Unit Trainset Assembled
Link to PDF7/1/2020 | RM Transit (YouTube Channel)
Caltrain Modernization | Demystified6/29/2020 | Caltrain
Caltrain Ridership Increases as Bay Area Returns to Work
Link to PDF6/24/2020 | Caltrain
Caltrain Poll: Voters Continue to Support Dedicated Funding for Caltrain
Link to PDF6/23/2020 | NBC Bay Area
Caltrain, SamTrans Launch COVID-19 Customer Surveys
Link to PDF6/15/2020 | Progressive Railroading
Caltrain, SDMTS increase rail service in California
Link to PDF6/9/2020 | Palo Alto Online
Caltrain launches work on paralleling station in Palo Alto
Link to PDF5/29/2020 | Railway Gazette
Caltrain’s first Stadler EMUs on test
Link to PDF5/28/2020 | Railway Age
First CalMod EMU on Test Track
Link to PDF5/18/2020 | Daily Post
Hillsdale Caltrain Station Closes Until Fall
Link to PDF3/29/2020 | Caltrain
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF3/22/2020 | Caltrain
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF3/15/2020 | Caltrain
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF3/8/2020 | Caltrain
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF3/1/2020 | Caltrain
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF2/23/2020 | Caltrain
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF2/17/2020 | Caltrain
Caltrain Temporarily Suspends SF Weekend Service for Electrification Work
Link to PDF2/4/2020 | Progressive Railroading
Caltrain’s Electric Trains Pass Structural Tests
Link to PDF1/24/2020 | Caltrain
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in Palo Alto
Link to PDF1/21/2020 | Caltrain
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in Mountain View
Link to PDF
2019
11/6/2019 | Caltrain
Caltrain Roadshow of Model Future Electric Fleet Comes to San Mateo
Link to PDF10/7/2019 | Caltrain
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in Sunnyvale
Link to PDF10/4/2019 | SFGate
Caltrain approves plan to basically turn into BART for the Peninsula
Link to PDF10/3/2019 | The Mercury New
Opinion: Caltrain needs dedicated source of revenue
Link to PDF10/1/2019 | Railway Interiors International
Electric dreams8/28/2019 | Caltrain
Caltrain Offers Glimpse of Future Electric Fleet with Model Train Roadshow
Link to PDF7/22/2019 | NBC Bay Area
Caltrain Outlines Its Service Vision For Next 20 Years
Link to PDF6/07/2019 | Caltrain.com
Caltrain Approves More Bike Capacity, Station Amenities
Link to PDF6/06/2019 | Caltrain.com
Caltrain Signs Off on More Systemwide Bike Capacity, and Station Amenities including Corridor-wide Bike Share
Link to PDF5/09/2019 | Caltrain.com
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in Santa Clara
Link to PDF4/30/2019 | Caltrain.com
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in San Francisco
Link to PDF3/24/2019 | Caltrain.com
NEWS: Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume March 25 Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF3/17/2019 | Caltrain.com
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF3/10/2019 | Caltrain.com
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF3/05/2019 | Caltrain.com
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in Sunnyvale
Link to PDF3/03/2019 | Caltrain.com
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF2/17/2019 | Caltrain.com
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF2/17/2019 | San Jose Mercury News
Why the future of Caltrain is being built in Salt Lake City
Link to PDF2/10/2019 | Caltrain.com
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF2/03/2019 | Caltrain.com
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF1/27/2019 | Caltrain.com
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF1/13/2019 | Caltrain.com
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF
2018
12/16/2018 | Caltrain
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF12/10/2018 | Railway Technology

Caltrain to purchase additional electric rail cars
Link to PDF12/10/2018 | Railway Age
Caltrain increasing Stadler EMU order
Link to PDF12/10/2018 | Progressive Railroading
Caltrain OKs option for more electric cars, adopts fare policy
Link to PDF12/10/2018 | Caltrain
Caltrain to Hold Public Meetings on Electrification in San Carlos, Atherton
Link to PDF12/06/2018 | Caltrain
New Funding Allows Caltrain to Purchase Additional Electric Cars
Link to PDF12/04/2018 | Caltrain
Temporary Closures at Broadway Avenue Crossing in Burlingame this Week
Link to PDF11/26/2018 | Caltrain
Caltrain to Hold Public Meetings on Electrification in Redwood City, North Fair Oaks, and Menlo Park
Link to PDF11/25/2018 | Caltrain
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF11/11/2018 | Caltrain
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF11/05/2018 | Caltrain
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in Belmont
Link to PDF10/28/2018 | Caltrain
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF10/23/2018 | Caltrain
Caltrain Riders Campaign Touts Electrification Benefits at Stations
Link to PDF10/7/2018 | Caltrain
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Link to PDF10/5/2018 | Caltrain
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in San Mateo
Link to PDF9/26/2018 | Caltrain
Caltrain Suspends Weekend Service to San Francisco for Electrification Work
Link to PDF9/18/2018 | Caltrain
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in Sunnyvale
Link to PDF9/11/2018 | Caltrain
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in Mountain View
Link to PDF8/16/2018 | Caltrain
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in San Francisco
Link to PDF6/4/2018 | Mass Transit
Modernization: How Caltrain Will Meet Growing Demand
Link to PDF2/19/2018 | Caltrain
Caltrain Launches Did You Know? Campaign About Rail Corridor
Link to PDF1/31/2018 | Caltrain
Caltrain Launches New Website for Caltrain Modernization Program

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