Cardiff-by-the-Sea

Second railroad track now in service in Cardiff-By-the-Sea

Second railroad track now in service in Cardiff-By-the-Sea

In January, SANDAG construction crews brought a new railroad track into service and completed necessary rail-crossing improvements for a planned Quiet Zone in Cardiff-by-the-Sea.

These achievements are significant milestones for the San Elijo Lagoon Double Track Project, a collaborative $79 million rail improvement effort between SANDAG, North County Transit District, Caltrans District 11, and the Federal Transit Administration to construct a second railroad track between the cities of Encinitas and Solana Beach. This allows passenger and freight trains to operate more efficiently without pulling over to allow other trains to pass.

The project began in early 2017 and added 1.5...

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