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Old 10-30-2011, 07:35 AM
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Does the train from the cement plant runs throught the cities at night?
How frequent is the schedule?
Is it pretty loud?
I am looking at houses in the area and would like to know how far I should stay away from the railroad, thanks.
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Old 10-30-2011, 12:52 PM
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Just in case you don't learn of anything here, maybe you can check with the office of Liz Kniss for an update? I once owned a home near Union Pacific tracks elsewhere in the Silicon Valley, and you are smart to be looking at this aspect.

"Daytime Railroad Schedule Back on Track - Supervisor Liz Kniss - District 5 (BOS) (http://www.sccvote.org/portal/site/d5/agencyarticle?path=%252Fv7%252FSupervisor%2520Liz% 2520Kniss%2520-%2520District%25205%2520%2528BOS%2529&contentId=d7 b7a2760e8a0110VgnVCM10000048dc4a92____&cpsextcurrc hannel=1 - broken link)"
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Old 10-31-2011, 01:38 AM
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The Union Pacific tracks through Cupertino are *only* used for trains to the quarry. The line runs from San Jose along the light rail tracks to Campbell (along Winchester Ave) and then through Saratoga and Cupertino to the quarry. They are very infrequent. They also run very, very slowly (under 10 mph). I probably wouldn't want to live in a house that directly backed up on the tracks, but "across a street" shouldn't be a problem.

Also, they aren't supposed to run at night.
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