Caltrain announced Thursday that it will reduce its weekday train service by more than half starting next week amid sharp ridership losses due to the novel coronavirus.
Caltrain's first fatality of 2020 happened about 9:38 a.m. There were no injuries to any of the 64 passengers aboard the train.
This is the first Caltrain fatality of 2020.
At Diridon Station, the 51-mile trip from San Jose to San Francisco aboard CalTrain becomes a trip back in history, in hopes of creating a better future. Once again, the songs, signs, and messages trumpet the annual “Celebration Train” marking the birth of Dr. King.
Jesse Gary reports from San Jose.
In addition to its regular weekend service, Caltrain will add a southbound express train before the game to the Mountain View Station. That express train departs from the San Francisco Station at 1:40 p.m.
The special service is in addition to regular weekend service.
The new feature, which had a soft launch in mid-December, allows riders to bypass ticket vending machines by using their mobile device to select the station they parked at, input their parking space number and pay for the ticket.
Caltrain will begin providing free rides on Tuesday at 8 p.m. and until the last southbound train departs the San Francisco station at 2 a.m.
A Caltrain struck a person trespassing on the tracks in Mountain View, the transit agency said Wednesday.
A northbound Caltrain on Monday struck and killed 32-year-old San Jose resident Michelle Tjhia just north of the Sunnyvale station around 6 a.m. Monday.
Person struck and killed by Caltrain in Sunnyvale
Investigators say the attack happened around 8:15 a.m. Wednesday as a northbound Caltrain made its way into the Santa Clara staton.
Jesse Gary reports from Santa Clara.
A pedestrian was killed on the Caltrain tracks in San Francisco Wednesday evening, Caltrain officials said.
It’s a big victory for Caltrain. After months of delays, its plan to modernize the busy commuter railway is back on track.
It’s a big victory for Caltrain. After months of delays, its plan to modernize the busy commuter railway is back on track. The Federal Transit Administration announcing it's approved a nearly $650 million grant to electrify the tracks on the Peninsula.