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Monday, December 20, 2010

Caltrain Suffering a Slow Monday Morning

Posted By on Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 7:55 AM


"Dead in the water" isn't a term one often hears in reference to a train, but it did come up this morning with regard to Caltrain.

A southbound train broke down in Menlo Park, forcing its passengers to stumble off and hop the train behind it, says Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn. The switchover and the single-tracking have resulted in some delays for those heading south.

But you're also likely going to be late if you're heading toward the city, too.

Dunn says a couple of commuter trains have been "pulled into a siding" as express trains head by them, resulting in delays of 10 minutes or more.

Good thing Caltrain allows riders to eat and drink all they want on board.

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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