The North County Transit District’s Coaster and Sprinter rail lines transport riders within North San Diego County and between North County and San Diego.
We attended several public planning meetings at the city a few years ago, during which we were told that the four proposed railroad crossings would cost an estimated $1 million each.
ESCONDIDO – The executive director of NCTD (North County Transit District) Matthew Tucker described the situation as “embarrassing,” “challenging,” and “difficult,” at having to halt their Sprinter light rail services starting at midnight because of the discovery of faster than anticipated wear on all of the trains’ friction braking system rotors. Along with NCTD, two [...]
ENCINITAS — In an apparent suicide, an unidentified white male victim was struck and killed by a southbound Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train at 8:25 a.m. Tuesday near Vulcan Street and F Street, according to Sheriff’s Lt. Scott Amos.
DEL MAR — It’s been about five months since the first train using the wayside horn system passed through the Coast Boulevard crossing, and so far, “many, many people are satisfied with what’s going on down there because it’s really reduced the noise coming through the city,” Hershell Price told council members at the Feb. [...]
DEL MAR — As SANDAG moves forward with plans to add a seasonal train platform at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, double track a 1.1-mile stretch of the railway and replace the San Dieguito Railway River Bridge, Del Mar officials have submitted a letter stating their concerns and formed a citizens committee to possibly reduce any [...]