Make Way! New Charger Locomotives Coming Through

November 3, 2017

New “Charger” locomotives are now taking the lead for the Capitol Corridor fleet in Northern California. Built locally by Siemens in Sacramento and meeting the federal “100% Made In America” requirements, a total of six new locomotives were first introduced in April 2017 at the California Passenger Rail Summit in Sacramento, and have gone through extensive testing and are now in revenue service. More Make Way! New Charger Locomotives Coming Through

Earth Day Gift to Our Riders: New Eco-Friendly, Diesel-Electric Locomotives

April 21, 2017

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017 – just four days before Earth Day on April 22 – the Capitol Corridor, along with Siemens USA and the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA), unveiled an Earth Day gift to the Northern California megaregion – a new, environmentally-friendly, California-built locomotive. More Earth Day Gift to Our Riders: New Eco-Friendly, Diesel-Electric Locomotives