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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 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 ROSA, Calif. - (Business Wire) Winzler & Kelly (, 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:

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 page linked below:

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: 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: Opening up the Alto Tunnel for bike an…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

0 Dec 8, 2009


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