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Council concerned with double-tracking of railway, new train platform

Council concerned with double-tracking of railway, new train platform

DEL MAR — Having not received a response to a letter sent in December, council members voted 3-1-1 at the April 7 meeting to send a follow-up letter to the San Diego Association of Governments that outlines concerns with a proposed project that will add a seasonal train platform at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, double […]

NCTD contractor to pay $10K to woman slammed to ground by conductor

REGION — A woman who was thrown to the ground by a conductor will receive a $10,000 settlement, the NCTD (North County Transit District) board agreed last week.

Emergency response drill brings NCTD, SMFD to the scene

Emergency response drill brings NCTD, SMFD to the scene

SAN MARCOS — The sight of the flashing lights of emergency vehicles and firefighters scaling a five-story ladder to reach the Sprinter light rail on March 27 was only a practice drill. In the event a true emergency occurs, firefighters and NCTD (North County Transit District) will have this practice under their belts.

With new agreement, more hopping on Amtrak’s Surfliner

With new agreement, more hopping on Amtrak’s Surfliner

REGION — Passengers are increasingly boarding the Pacific Surfliner following an agreement that expanded its service.

Horns to toot a tad bit longer

Horns to toot a tad bit longer

DEL MAR — Beginning in mid-March, Del Marians may notice the wayside horn at the Coast Boulevard train crossing tooting a little bit longer.

More NCTD bus routes are being added to Encinitas

More NCTD bus routes are being added to Encinitas

ENCINITAS — Taking the bus will be easier on Saturdays come February.

Encinitas and NCTD aim to address parking near train tracks

Encinitas and NCTD aim to address parking near train tracks

ENCINITAS — These days, it’s common to see rows of cars parked in the dirt alongside the railroad tracks in Leucadia, particularly in the summer. And the trend hasn’t gone unnoticed.

‘Significant’ approval given for base train station

COAST CITIES — Having received a letter from the Pentagon earlier this month, San Diego County Supervisor Bill Horn was notified that he and NCTD (North County Transit District) received conceptual approval for a Coaster station on Camp Pendleton.

NCTD to accept RFPs for train station lot development

NCTD to accept RFPs for train station lot development

SOLANA BEACH — If all goes as planned, the 1.5-acre vacant lot on the corner of North Cedros Avenue and Lomas Santa Fe Drive, as well as the existing train station, could be converted into offices, a restaurant and an underground parking structure within two years.

Amtrak’s Surfliner poised to stop at more Coaster stations

Amtrak’s Surfliner poised to stop at more Coaster stations

COAST CITIES — Those in North County who wish to hop on the Pacific Surfliner no longer have to make the trek to Solana Beach or Oceanside.