List of San Francisco Bay Area trains

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This is a list of trains and train museums in the San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California in the United States.[1]

Ride-on trains[edit]

The Bay Area is home to several ridable miniature railways.

East Bay[edit]

Peninsula[edit]

North Bay[edit]

Entrance to Sonoma TrainTown

South Bay[edit]

Full-size commuter trains[edit]

The Bay Area hosts several regional commuter rail operations, as well as inter-city rail.

Proposed[edit]

Full-size excursion trains[edit]

The Bay Area is home to several heritage railways that operate full size trains.

Museums[edit]

The Bay Area is home to several independent railway museums.

East Bay[edit]

North Bay[edit]

Peninsula[edit]

South Bay[edit]

Model trains[edit]

There are several clubs in the Bay Area that are home to large layout model trains.

North Bay[edit]

East Bay[edit]

Peninsula[edit]

Barron Park Garden Railway – Palo Alto[43]

  • Golden Gate Model Railroad Club – San Francisco[44]
  • West Bay Model Railroad Association – Menlo Park[45]

South Bay[edit]

  • Edward Peterman Museum of Railroad History – Santa Clara[37]
  • Silicon Valley Lines – San Jose[46]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lists of San Francisco Bay Area rail related resources can often be found at the "Links" page of a club or museum website. Examples include:
    1. "SBHRS Related Links & Favorite Sites". Retrieved 2012-11-30. 
    2. "GGRM Links". Retrieved 2012-11-30. 
    3. "Links to Clubs & Suppliers". Retrieved 2012-11-30. 
    4. "Local Railroad-related Entities". Retrieved 2012-11-30. 
    5. "San Francisco Cable Car Museum - Public Transit". Retrieved 2012-12-01. 
    6. "San Francisco Railroad Activities". Retrieved 2013-01-11. 
    Additionally, search engines at rail related web sites may be used to dynamically generate lists of San Francisco Bay Area trains. Examples include:
    1. "SearchResults - Trains.com". Trains (magazine). Kalmbach. Retrieved 2012-11-30. 
    General civic information websites also have similar lists. Examples include:
    1. "California Railroad Museums - Guide to Bay Area Railroad Museums". Retrieved 2012-12-04. 
  2. ^ "Welcome to the Golden Gate Live Steamers". 
  3. ^ "Rides Area". Oakland Zoo. 
  4. ^ Taylar, Ingrid. "Oakland Zoo Train". San Francisco. About.com. 
  5. ^ "Redwood Valley Railway". 
  6. ^ "Central Park & Recreation Center". City of San Mateo. 
  7. ^ "Emerald Hills Railway". 
  8. ^ "Lemos Farm in Half Moon Bay". Lemos Farm, Inc. 
  9. ^ "San Francisco Zoo's Historic Sites". Retrieved 2012-11-30. 
  10. ^ "Things To DoHoliday in the Park at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom - Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom". Retrieved 2012-11-30. 
  11. ^ "Sonoma TrainTown Railroad". 
  12. ^ "Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad and W.E. "Bill" Mason Carousel". 
  13. ^ "Gilroy Gardens - Rides & Attractions". Retrieved 2012-12-01. 
  14. ^ "Happy Hollow Park and Zoo". 
  15. ^ "Altamont Commuter Express". San Joaquin Regional Tail Commission. 
  16. ^ "Capital Corridor Trains". Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority. 
  17. ^ "Bay Area Rapid Transit". San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District. 
  18. ^ "Caltrain". San Mateo County Transit District. 
  19. ^ "Market Street Railway". 
  20. ^ "Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority". Retrieved 2012-11-30. 
  21. ^ "San Francisco Cable Cars". 
  22. ^ "San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA)". 
  23. ^ "Smart Train North Bay Sonoma Marin - SMART – Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit - Passenger train and multi-use pathway project". Retrieved 2012-11-30. 
  24. ^ "Ardenwood Historic Farm". East Bay Regional park District. 
  25. ^ "California Trolley and Railroad Corporation". 
  26. ^ "Napa Valley Wine Train". 
  27. ^ "Train Rides on the Historic Niles Canyon Railway". Pacific Locomotive Association. 
  28. ^ "Golden Gate Railroad Museum". 
  29. ^ a b "Niles Depot Model Railroads & Museum". Niles Depot Historical Foundation, Inc. & Tri-City Society of Model Engineers, Inc. 
  30. ^ "Tiburon Heritage and Arts » TIBURON RAILROAD & FERRY DEPOT MUSEUM". Retrieved 2012-12-04. 
  31. ^ "Western Railway Museum - Solano County - California". Retrieved 2012-11-30. 
  32. ^ "Colma Historical Association". Retrieved 2012-12-04. 
  33. ^ "Millbrae Train Museum". Retrieved 2012-12-04. 
  34. ^ "San Francisco Cable Car Museum". Friends of the Cable Car Museum. 
  35. ^ "SF Railway Museum & Gift Shop". Market Street Railway. 
  36. ^ "Los Altos History Museum". Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum. 
  37. ^ a b "Welcome to SBHRS!". South Bay Historical Railroad Society, Inc. 2011. 
  38. ^ "Golden State Model Railroad Museum". 
  39. ^ "The Alameda County Central Railroad Society". 2011. 
  40. ^ "Black Diamond Lines Model Railroad Club". 
  41. ^ "Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society". 
  42. ^ "Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society". 
  43. ^ Struck, Eric. "BARRON PARK GARDEN RAILWAY". Retrieved 2012-12-04. 
  44. ^ "GGMRC". Golden Gate Model Railroaders, Inc. 
  45. ^ "West Bay Model Railroad Association". 
  46. ^ "Silicon Valley Lines Model Railroad Club". Silicon Valley Lines. 2009. 

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