March 20, 2013
Will clarify the timeline for commuter train electrification between San Francisco and San Jose. The CHSRA board of directors approved an MOU with the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board to enhance the rail tracks to accommodate future high-speed rail service.
March 22, 2012
An agreement between the California High Speed Rail Authority and more than a half-dozen San Francisco Bay Area public agencies will fully fund the electrification and modernization of the Caltrain system. Once the system is electrified, Caltrain will be able to operate lighter-weight electric vehicles.
February 1, 2011
Envitech will provide three traction power substations, through a contract with Bombardier Transport, to the King Abdullah Financial District Monorail project in Riyadh.
January 27, 2011
The year-long study recently completed by Metrolinx revealed important transportation benefits associated with electrification, and these benefits would increase over time and as service levels increase. These benefits include shorter travel times for riders and lower operating costs.
July 16, 2009
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June 2, 2009
An external advisory committee made up of community representatives, including riders and independent technical experts, will be established to advise the transit agency on the Terms of Reference for the study.
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