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6/7/2004



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Sacramento Regional Transit completes first segment of light-rail extension



On June 11, Sacramento Regional Transit District (SACRT) will begin service on a 2.8-mile extension from the Mather/Mills station to Sunrise Boulevard.

Serving Rancho Cordova, Calif., the $89 million extension is the first segment of SACRT’s Amtrak/Folsom Corridor project.

Once complete next year, the $237 million Sacramento Amtrak-to-Folsom light-rail project will extend 10.9 miles from the Sacramento Valley Amtrak station to Folsom, Calif. SACRT expects the line to add 6,100 daily passengers in 2005.





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