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Caltrain Breaks Ground on $2 Billion Electrification Project
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Friday, July 21, 2017

An all-star cast of elected officials led by Gov. Jerry Brown this morning gathered at the Millbrae Caltrain station for a groundbreaking celebration to kick off a four-year project to electrify the 49-mile Peninsula rail corridor.

Caltrain Electrification Project Charges Forward
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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Work is getting under way on the long-awaited Caltrain electrification project, thanks to the Federal Transit Administration’s action in May 2017 to finally approve a Full-Funding Grant Agreement (


Peninsula Corridor Electrification Fact Sheet
PCEP Factsheet Dec2014.pdf (442.09 KB)


Caltrain Electrification
Monday, July 24, 2017

Governor Jerry Brown was joined by top state and federal elected officials, business leaders, transportation advocates, and environmentalists, for the official groundbreaking ceremony at the Millbr