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California high-speed rail board approves two-track approach for Peninsula

(Source: Palo Alto Daily News, March 19, 2013)

SAN JOSE, Calif. — At a special meeting Monday, the California High-Speed Rail Authority board approved an agreement that underscores its commitment to run the state's future bullet trains on Caltrain's two tracks between San Jose and San Francisco.

The memorandum of understanding also outlines a $750 million modernization plan to electrify Caltrain's system so its trains can go faster and to install an advanced signal system.

Full story: San Jose Mercury News

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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