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Category: SMART Train

SMART Larkspur Extension Begins Service December 14th

The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) has announced commercial service on the Larkspur Extension from Downtown San Rafael to the Larkspur Station will start on December 14th.  A ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled at 1:00 PM on December 13th at the Larkspur Station to celebrate the completion of this second segment of SMART’s rail service.  The new service … Continued

SMART Train – New Quiet Zone Coming!

On Sunday, November 17th, SMART began pre-revenue service by running empty trains between downtown San Rafael and Larkspur. It is anticipated that the pre-revenue service will last for several weeks until SMART receives authorization to begin carrying passengers to Larkspur. SMART is running their regular weekday/weekend schedule allowing them to perform their final tests. City … Continued

San Rafael Announces Establishment of SMART Quiet Zone

The City of San Rafael has been working with SMART to begin the Quiet Zone to coincide with the start of commercial operations. Since SMART intends to begin commercial operations on the second or third week of December, on Thursday, November 21, the City of San Rafael issued its Notice of Establishment of a Quiet … Continued

SMART Operations Update: SMART to Begin Simulated Service to Larkspur

SMART has completed 100% of all the required testing for the Larkspur extension, and the next step in preparing to open the Larkspur station for service is to begin simulated service to the new Larkspur station on Sunday, November 17. Simulated service will demonstrate the operational functioning of the full system from Sonoma County Airport … Continued

SMART Overnight Operations Update: Weekend of October 4-6

SMART overnight operations are not scheduled for this coming Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5. Upcoming overnight operations have not yet been scheduled.   Please stay tuned and we will post information about future overnight operations as it becomes available.   For more information and to check updates on our testing schedule, please visit … Continued

Overnight Operations Update: Weekend of September 27 – 29

SMART is continuing to fine-tune the train control system based on the data they have collected over past weekend operations. The next overnight operations are scheduled for: Friday, September 27, from 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Saturday, September 28, from 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. (if needed) For more information and to check updates on the … Continued

SMART Track Testing Canceled for Saturday, September 21

Overnight Operations Update: Saturday, September 21 SMART has canceled tonight’s overnight operations (Saturday, September 21). SMART continues to make good progress, and they are fine-tuning the train control system based on the data they have collected. The next overnight operations are scheduled for: Friday, September 27, from 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Saturday, September 28, … Continued

SMART Track Testing Update for the Weekend of September 20-21

Pre-revenue operations update: SMART has made significant progress in their pre-revenue operations and systems testing in preparation for opening the Larkspur station. Upcoming overnight operations are scheduled for: Friday, September 20, from 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Saturday, September 21,  from 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Please note, there may be additional overnight operations depending … Continued

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