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"SMART train to arrive two years late in central Sonoma County"

The SMART news is coming fast and furious this week, relatively speaking. Found the following article on the pressdemocrat.com website: Co…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

3 Jan 21, 2010
Reply by Evan

"Local Talent Leads the Design for SMART Facility"

Found a (somewhat dry) press release on earthtimes.org:SANTA ROSA, Calif. - (Business Wire) Winzler & Kelly (www.w-and-k.com), in partn…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

1 Jan 20, 2010
Reply by Chad Gustafson

"California Northern's entire fleet goes green"

From an article in the Napa Valley Register: The California Northern Railroad, which operates in the Napa Valley, has converted its entire…

Started by Mark Drury in General

0 Jan 19, 2010

"Design ideas begin to form for SMART trains"

From the Marin Independent Journal article found here: Decisions, decisions. Officials with Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit are trying to…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

0 Jan 19, 2010

"Public input sought for SMART trains' setup"

From the Press Democrat article of the same title: The public will get a second chance to tell Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit planners wha…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

0 Jan 4, 2010

"Novato train depot, subject of preservation effort, gets a new roof"

This item popped up in the RSS feeds at the bottom left of the Main page. From the Contra Costa times (with images below): http://www.cont

Started by Mark Drury in Restoration

1 Dec 30, 2009
Reply by Chad Gustafson

"SMART gets $2.5 million for commute-rail work"

Another timely article/news tip from Steve Atnip: http://www.petaluma360.com/article/20091214/COMMUNITY/912149942/1362?Title=SMART-gets-2-

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

0 Dec 15, 2009

Harold Mentzer's Obituary in the "Empire Report"

There's a nice photo slideshow of Harold on the empirereport.org page linked below: http://empirereport.org/reports/20091205-the-northwest

Started by Mark Drury in NWPRRHS

1 Dec 9, 2009
Reply by Crysta T. Lacey

"North Coast Railroad grappling with debt"

A somewhat dire report from the Press Democrat about NCRA finances: http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20091207/BUSINESS/912079941 The…

Started by Mark Drury in NCRA

0 Dec 8, 2009

"Report: Alto Hill Tunnel reopening carries big price tag"

Reported yesterday in the Marin Independent Journal: http://www.marinij.com/millvalley/ci_13946758 Opening up the Alto Tunnel for bike an…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

0 Dec 8, 2009

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