Monday, May 05, 2008

Vallejo Rail service reaches end of line

"Rail service reaches end of line: For nearly 140 years, trains helped Vallejo grow, prosper" by Sarah Rohrs, © Vellejo-Benecia-American Canyon, CA Times Herald, 05/04/2008. (News Article)

"When the last train cars recently rolled out of Mare Island, something more happened – Vallejo's once-vital railroad tracks became completely unused. Due to a lack of customers on one rail line, and developer Lennar Mare Island canceling service on the other, California Northern Railroad is no longer running trains into Vallejo, a company spokesman said. After nearly 140 years of freight and passenger rail service in Vallejo, an era has ended. ... " [More]

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