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Mead Clark deliveries

Now living near Santa Rosa and pass by this busy yard frequently. Lumber ships from the mills on centerbeams.  This yard is right next to t…

Started by Richard C. Brand

1 Apr 11
Reply by Michael H Harrison

SMART Board Meeting today

Anyone planning to attend today's board meeting?  Item 8 on the agenda is: "Authorize the General Manager to Enterinto Purchase Agreements…

Started by Richard C. Brand

0 Mar 6

RoW co-ownership disclosed by GM

At last week's SMART board meeting GM Mansourian discussed the hiway 37 raod washout and repair status of the rail line.  The Chief Enginee…

Started by Richard C. Brand

6 Feb 26
Reply by Dave S.

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

22 Feb 12
Reply by Richard C. Brand

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

14 Feb 7
Reply by Fred M. Cain

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

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 $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


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