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Bay Area Rapid Transit


Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is a public transportation system serving the San Francisco Bay Area. The heavy-rail rapid transit elevated and subway system connects San Francisco with cities in the ...

Final Caltrain/California HSR Blended Operations Analysis

www.caltrain.com/Assets/Caltrain Modernization Program/Documents/Final-Caltrain-California HSR Blended Operations Analysis.pdf

We need to implement Caltrain electrification, procure electric trains and install CBOSS PTC (an ...... existing 4-track configuration south of Redwood City is utilized. .... Response time for signal system/CBOSS PTC - automatic territory – 6.

RAB-11-04 - National Transportation Safety Board


Jul 18, 2009 ... Before the accident, the automatic train control system (ATCS). 3 ... Transportation Agency manages transportation in San Francisco, California, ... When the operator is operating a train, the train is said to be in manual mode.

Automatic Train Control in Rail Rapid Transit


Rail rapid . transit systems are also under consideration in other cities, but none has yet reached the point where there is .... automatic train operation functions, such as door closure ... Analyst, the California Public Utilities Commission, and the ...

Caltrain HSR Compatibility Blog: Where Four Tracks Will Be Needed


May 13, 2011 ... ... presented and fold them into an automatic service pattern generator that generates a ..... Tracks are elevated through Redwood City (passing over Whipple, ..... the trip from San Francisco to California Avenue is an express train to Palo .... and local passenger trains operating effectively on only two tracks.

California High Speed Rail Blog: How Does Redwood City Define ...


May 18, 2009 ... Redwood City has been one of the better local governments on the ..... or Redwood City, that somehow becomes automatic ridership for trips to LA ..... 1000 square feet) of open-air cross sectional area for 125 mph operation.

California High Speed Train Project - California High Speed Rail ...


Mar 21, 2013 ... High-Speed Rail Authority and for application to the California .... Operations & Maintenance (O&M) facilities are required to support the .... reduce speed to/from stop and transition the automatic train control system. .... P1B – Los Banos, Hanford, Tehachapi/Rosamond, Sylmar, Glendale, and Redwood City.

Car Types | bart.gov


A2 cars have an operator's cab, automatic train operating equipment, and two- way communications system. The A2 car seats 60 customers comfortably and can ...

System Facts | bart.gov


Third rail propulsion power is 1000-volt DC electricity. ... The OCC functions as the nerve center of BART's 104-mile system, performing supervisory control of train operations ... Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) ... California Toll Bridge Authority.

Washington, California, and the Curious Case of the Railway to ...


May 11, 2011 ... Complete the SF-Redwood City segment (Transbay Transit Center, all grade .... The trains will be operating on the peninsula and around LA in mixed ... I can't vouch for Automatic Train Stop (ATS), but the Shinkansen bullet ...

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appendix e - Caltrain


Sep 30, 2011 ... From 1980 until 1992, California Department of Transportation (or ... PCJPB assumed the operating responsibilities for the commuter rail service or ... In 1994, SamTrans purchased the Dumbarton Rail Corridor between Redwood ... ( stations and grade separations) sponsored and managed by the Cities.

California High Speed Rail Blog » Glossary


ATO, Automatic Train Operation (related to: PTC) .... LA Metro, Local transit operator in the city and county of Los Angeles. LAUS, Los .... RWC, Redwood City. S.

Glossary of Terms and Acronyms - California High Speed Rail ...


Automatic Train Control (ATC) – A safety system where a train receives ... Hillsdale (San Mateo), Redwood City, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, and. Tamien ... operating a state of the art high-speed train system in California.