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From new Section 11053 of the California Revenue and Taxation Code in SB 1:  a new funding source for intercity rail capital.  This will go…

Started by David L ILLICH in General

0 Apr 7

2472 in Santa Rosa?

Where did that wonderful Photoshop picture of the GGRM engine steaming into San Rafael go?  Did the loco at full speed with a consist run t…

Started by Richard C. Brand in Restoration

1 Apr 3
Reply by Richard C. Brand

NS / NWP in the Mist

Here is a photo of the NWP geeps parked high and dry out in the mist. Photo taken last Friday morning. I still find it hard to believe you…

Started by Gary Hesson in General

10 Mar 31
Reply by Tom Curran

SMART just may be

According to KTVU news tonight the San Rafael City Council has voted to approve the extension of the RoW down to Larkspur.  If correct this…

Started by Richard C. Brand in SMART

1 Mar 21
Reply by Bob Cleek

Direct Traffic Control on the NWP

When we sold the north end (MP 142.5 - Samoa) in 1984, I recall the Eureka Southern began operation using train orders, Direct Traffic Cont…

Started by David M. Bernstein in General

1 Mar 19
Reply by Emilio Galo


Been some discussion on our NWPRR site about when passenger service would begin. I sent a note to the smart info mail site and received thi…

Started by Richard C. Brand in General

7 Mar 13
Reply by Michael H Harrison

California Timber Market Improves Amid Concerns   An opportunity for t…

Started by Dave S. in General

7 Mar 6
Reply by Carl O'Connor

SMART Platform Clearance

There has been discussions in the past if a NWP locomotive could clear the platforms if needed. As to whom says they cant and cannot, I wil…

Started by Michael H Harrison in General

10 Feb 25
Reply by Richard C. Brand


American Canyon roadway is closed at the western end due to flooding and that was early in the day today Monday.  Anybody heard the conditi…

Started by Richard C. Brand in General

0 Feb 20

NCRA Meeting report Full of info

If you are interested in the future of the NWP and NCRA I encourage you to read the latest agenda items from the Feb 8 NCRA mtg in Healdsbu…

Started by Richard C. Brand in NCRA

0 Feb 14


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