As city plans future of rail crossings, a big question remains unanswered

The Charleston Road crossing has two tracks. Caltrain wants to have a total of four tracks at some location in Palo Alto or Mountain View. Post photo.

Published March 22. City Council’s meeting with XCAP was held March 23.

Daily Post Staff Writer

There’s a wild card when it comes to Palo Alto officials planning the future of rail crossings in the city — where will Caltrain put a set of passing tracks that would be used for trains to idle or travel slowly while faster trains speed by?

Without knowing where those tracks will go, it’s difficult for the city’s Expanded Advisory Committee, or XCAP, to make …

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