See a High-Speed Train Model at Siemens’ “Moving California” Event

Local Sacramento manufacturer Siemens will exhibit a full-size version of its high-speed train on the west steps of the California State Capitol. You can tour the 50-foot long, life-sized mock-up to see the innovations that will reshape the way cities connect and help drive our economy. Visitors will learn about innovations in intelligent traffic technologies, electrified highways and emission-reducing transportation solutions and will also have the opportunity to talk to local engineers and technical experts from our Sacramento manufacturing plant.


California Applies for $4.7 Billion in High-Speed Rail Stimulus Funds

Image: CAHSRA Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced today that the state has applied for $4.7 billion in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) stimulus money for the California High Speed Rail Authority (CAHSRA) to start the nation’s most ambitious high speed rail project. In a statement, the governor said, "Recovery Act funding for high-speed rail will […]

SFMTA Board Approves Contract for New Fleet of Muni Metro Trains

The purchase of Muni’s next metro train fleet took a major step forward today as the SFMTA Board of Directors unanimously approved a manufacturing contract with Siemens. Muni officials lauded the design of the new trains as far superior to the current, abysmally breakdown-prone fleet of light-rail vehicles, which were built by AnsaldoBreda. The fleet […]