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Acquisition of NWP Co. by SMART

The NCRA w-site contains a copy of SB 1029 which dissolves the NCRA and allocates $4M to SMART "for the acquisition of freight rights and e…

Started by Richard C. Brand

8 Jan 15
Reply by Richard C. Brand

SMART November Board meeting

I am now spending a lot of taxable money in Sonoma Cty and will be attending the Board of Directors meeting in Petaluma next Wednesday at 1…

Started by Richard C. Brand

14 Dec 14, 2018
Reply by Matt Jacobs

NWPRR Freight

Gang:I am now living and watching what is happening up here in the Santa Rosa area. 1st there are too overly long trucks with lumber on the…

Started by Richard C. Brand

13 Nov 1, 2018
Reply by Bob Cleek

Auburn Street Bridge is being refurbished/replaced

   The work started on the 15th. The project will continue on the 22nd and 23rd of this month. This bridge is right under highway 101. It s…

Started by Richard Sotelo

0 Sep 18, 2018

SMART awarded AGAIN-$21 M from Calif State to extend to Windsor

Good news about this award.  BUT why does SMART require so much funding to extend an existing RoW to Windsor which NWP has used recently, f…

Started by Richard C. Brand

8 Aug 3, 2018
Reply by Richard C. Brand

SMART awarded $10.5 M from Calif State

They will received this amount over a "three year period" and will use it "for operating the new passenger train service." Hopefully that m…

Started by Richard C. Brand

5 Feb 21, 2018
Reply by Matt Jacobs

SMART G M report - Recommended

While I found no mention of NWPRR in this report:

Started by Richard C. Brand

1 Jan 19, 2018
Reply by Jennifer

Rail Gauge: A Transit Adventure on SMART

Interesting article. It mentions "Windsor, in particular, has b…

Started by Dave S.

3 Dec 24, 2017
Reply by Fred Haines

SMART extension to Larkspur SMART fan, Nippn Sharyo fann

I'm so pleased to see the train up and running with paying passengers.  And in the opening ceremony I heard someone say that SMART is the f…

Started by Richard C. Brand

8 Sep 28, 2017
Reply by Dave S.

I rode the SMART Preview train---and liked it!

Along with a lot of other folks I rode the preview train northbound today to Sonoma Airport station (although there was no sign as to how t…

Started by Richard C. Brand

2 Jul 10, 2017
Reply by Frank C.


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