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Caltrain Electrification Project

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About the Project

Caltrain electrification is a key component of the Caltrain Modernization Program that will electrify the Caltrain Corridor from San Francisco’s 4th and King Station to approximately the Tamien Station in San Jose and convert diesel-hauled to Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) trains. Caltrain electrification will improve Caltrain system performance, enable more frequent and/or faster train service, and reduce long-term environmental impact by reducing noise, improving regional air quality and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Caltrain electrification is scheduled to be operational by 2021. 

 

October 17, 2017 Update

Construction activities are set to begin in Belmont and San Carlos within the next three months. Upcoming work includes tree pruning/removal, utility relocation, and signal/communication equipment inspection. After tree pruning/removal occurs, crews will begin work on the foundations for the overhead contact system poles.

 

Visit the Caltrain Project Page for additional construction activity updates, links and more

 

Community Meetings

Wednesday, October 11 (Meeting Presentation)
6:00pm-7:00pm
Twin Pines Community and Senior Center
30 Twin Pines Lane

This meeting provided an opportunity for residents to learn more about the project, including the scope and schedule of upcoming construction activities.  

Meeting Presentation
Factsheet