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Smart started running trains to Larkspur
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  As of yesterday Smart began running trains from San Rafael to Larkspur. They are checking the crossing signals at night, from 9 pm to 3 am. This the first step in in certifying the line for public…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew F. Laverdiere Aug 22.

SMART addresses vegetation problem on large non-revenue property in Corte Madera
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  If you look in the SMART Managers Report of May 2019, page 17. Under the Title of Maintenance Of Way. The manager makes mention of two large non-revenue properties. One is in Healdsburg and the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Sotelo Jun 20.

The City of Corte Madera wants a SMART station and Track to Larkspur
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   Just imagine this is a true statement. What would it take to get Corte Madera added to the SMART system. First off I know that the entire system from Larkspur to Cloverdale must be finished first.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard C. Brand Jun 3.

Important May 1st SMART meeting
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  This next SMART board meeting will have a presentation of the feasibility of connecting Novato to Suisun. This is a state funded study. It should be interest to attend.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Sotelo May 11.

 

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Andrew F. Laverdiere replied to Richard Sotelo's discussion Smart started running trains to Larkspur
"That's excellent news."
Aug 22
Richard C. Brand replied to Richard Sotelo's discussion Smart started running trains to Larkspur
"Emilio: if you want/expect to see SMART operating past Healdsburg and to Cloverdale, you need to move here and spend a LOT of money. In fact the situation for SMART is quite dark financially as reported accurately by the PD and the I J unless they…"
Aug 21
Emilio Galo replied to Richard Sotelo's discussion Smart started running trains to Larkspur
"Well this is certainly good news. Soon we might get service north to Cloverdale, and possibly Ukiah, if SMART goes that far."
Aug 20
Richard Sotelo commented on Jennifer's status
"  The reporters name is Quackenbush? You have to be kidding me. This reporter makes it seem the SMART board is incompetent. How ever the Smart board and Engineer make it clear this was done with state money only and with the states…"
Aug 20
Ed Erwin replied to Richard Sotelo's discussion Smart started running trains to Larkspur
"North to Ukiah!"
Aug 19
Jennifer replied to Richard Sotelo's discussion Smart started running trains to Larkspur
"Here it is. Thanks again, Dave S.  :-)"
Aug 17
Jennifer replied to Richard Sotelo's discussion Smart started running trains to Larkspur
"Btw, here is an interesting website about Victoria Station. Richard I'm not sure about 2472, but I recently discovered some photos of a couple of passenger cars and a Mike, I believe, that were stored there back then.  I want to say the…"
Aug 16
Richard C. Brand replied to Richard Sotelo's discussion Smart started running trains to Larkspur
"Wow Jennifer, Victoria Station.  I met my first wife at the Station in Sunnyvale.  Like the restaurant that endeavor did not survive. But what I remember about Larkspur in the late '60's - early 70's was that there was a…"
Aug 15
Matt Jacobs replied to Richard Sotelo's discussion Smart started running trains to Larkspur
"That was a chain called Victoria Station.  They were across the country."
Aug 15
Richard Sotelo replied to Richard Sotelo's discussion Smart started running trains to Larkspur
"You went there too? When I was in the navy I took a Nurse there on a date. What a great idea making a railroad restaurant out of old box cars. When I told people the story they refused to believe. "Are you kidding. A restaurant made from…"
Aug 15
Jennifer replied to Richard Sotelo's discussion Smart started running trains to Larkspur
"I understand completely.  As a child I used to visit my great aunt in Marinwood (she retired from the AF at Hamilton) and take the bus from Petaluma; I used to think it would be nice to have train like they have on the peninsula.  Of…"
Aug 15
Richard Sotelo replied to Richard Sotelo's discussion Smart started running trains to Larkspur
"Me too. When it opens I promised my 94 year old mother a ride. As a kid I used to track walk in the same area. Yes, I know it's not legal. But at twelve I was a rebellious kid. Nothing serious but I ready chaffed at authority. I was the…"
Aug 15
Jennifer replied to Richard Sotelo's discussion Smart started running trains to Larkspur
"Hey, that's great news Richard!  Hoping for the best."
Aug 15
Richard Sotelo posted a discussion

Smart started running trains to Larkspur

  As of yesterday Smart began running trains from San Rafael to Larkspur. They are checking the crossing signals at night, from 9 pm to 3 am. This the first step in in certifying the line for public use. It would be great to see this extension operational before the end of the year. With this extension done Smart can start on the fully funded Windsor extension. There could be enough funds to keep going north after Windsor.See More
Aug 15
Richard Sotelo replied to Chad Glover's discussion Construction
"  This could be the new pedestrian bridge being built. They have to remove the old rotting pillions first. Check the latest Smart Manager's Report."
Aug 8
Richard Sotelo replied to Chad Glover's discussion Construction
" Chad if you can send us a picture."
Aug 8

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At 11:42am on June 11, 2019, Ed Erwin said…

Thanks Mark

At 11:36am on June 11, 2019, Ed Erwin said…

Between Yuba City and Chico on Hwy 99

At 3:43pm on July 13, 2012, Mark Drury said…

Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Richard! Please take a look around and let me know if you have any questions or comments. We're adding content daily and actively recruiting new members -- please feel free to invite your own friends if you think they may be interested. Regards,

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