Milestones 1980s



San Carlos station celebrates its centennial.
Two additional locomotives and ten more cars are purchased.

Peninsula Corridor Study Joint Powers Board is formed.

June - 1985
The first of 63 new gallery cars equipped for push-pull operation go into service, along with 18 new F40PH diesel-electric locomotives (each named after a city on the line).

October - 1981
Train schedules are extensively modified and several "reverse commute" trains are added. Total number of weekday trains increases from 44 to 46.

July 1, - 1980
The new agreement takes effect, with Caltrans assuming responsibility for the Peninsula Commute Service.