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Sprinter (light rail)

Index Sprinter (light rail)

The Sprinter (stylized as SPRINTER) is a DMU-operated light rail line operating between Oceanside and Escondido, California, United States. [1]

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American Public Transportation Association

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA), formerly known as the American Public Transit Association, is a nonprofit organization which serves as an advocate for the advancement of public transportation programs and initiatives in the United States.

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American Public Works Association

The American Public Works Association (APWA) is a not-for-profit, professional association of public works agencies, private companies, and individuals dedicated to promoting professional excellence and public awareness through education, advocacy and the exchange of knowledge.

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Amtrak

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.

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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway

The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, often referred to as the Santa Fe or AT&SF, was one of the larger railroads in the United States.

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BNSF Railway

The BNSF Railway Company is the largest freight railroad network in North America, followed by the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) in second place, its primary competitor for Western U.S. freight.

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Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is the rail equipment division of the Canadian firm Bombardier Inc. Bombardier Transportation is one of the world's largest companies in the rail vehicle and equipment manufacturing and servicing industry.

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California Public Utilities Commission

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC or PUC) is a regulatory agency that regulates privately-owned public utilities in the state of California, including electric power, telecommunications, natural gas and water companies.

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California State Route 78

State Route 78 (SR 78) is a state highway in the U.S. state of California that runs from Oceanside east to Blythe, traversing nearly the entire width of the state.

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California State University San Marcos

California State University San Marcos (CSUSM or Cal State San Marcos) is a public comprehensive university in San Marcos, California, United States, and one of the 23 campuses of the California State University system.

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Coaster (commuter rail)

The Coaster (stylized as COASTER) is a commuter rail service that operates in the central and northern coastal regions of San Diego County, California, United States.

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Commuter rail

Commuter rail, also called suburban rail, is a passenger rail transport service that primarily operates between a city centre and middle to outer suburbs beyond 15 km (10 miles) and commuter towns or other locations that draw large numbers of commuters—people who travel on a daily basis.

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Cubic Transportation Systems

Cubic Transportation Systems is an American company, founded in 1951, and is a leading integrator of payment information and related services for intelligent travel applications.

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Diesel multiple unit

A diesel multiple unit or DMU is a multiple-unit train powered by on-board diesel engines.

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Double-track railway

A double-track railway usually involves running one track in each direction, compared to a single-track railway where trains in both directions share the same track.

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Escondido Transit Center

Escondido Transit Center is a bus and train station located in Downtown Escondido, California.

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Escondido, California

Escondido is a city located in San Diego County's North County region, northeast of Downtown San Diego, California.

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Federal Railroad Administration

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is an agency in the United States Department of Transportation (DOT).

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Inland Empire–Orange County Line

The Inland Empire–Orange County (IEOC) Line is a commuter rail line run by Metrolink in Southern California.

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Light rail

Light rail, light rail transit (LRT), or fast tram is a form of urban rail transport using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on an exclusive right-of-way.

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Light-emitting diode

A light-emitting diode (LED) is a two-lead semiconductor light source.

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Liquid-crystal display

A liquid-crystal display (LCD) is a flat-panel display or other electronically modulated optical device that uses the light-modulating properties of liquid crystals.

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McClellan–Palomar Airport

McClellan–Palomar Airport (Palomar Airport) is a public airport three miles (5 km) southeast of Carlsbad in San Diego County, California.

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North County (San Diego area)

North County is a region in the northern area of San Diego County, California.

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North County Times

The North County Times was a local newspaper in San Diego's North County.

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North County Transit District

The North County Transit District (NCTD) is the agency responsible for public transportation in North San Diego County, California, United States.

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Oceanside Transit Center

The Oceanside Transit Center, usually referred to as simply Oceanside, is a major railway interchange in Oceanside, California, serving both intercity and suburban/commuter services.

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Oceanside, California

Oceanside is a coastal city located on California's South Coast.

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Orange County Line

The Orange County Line is a commuter rail line run by Metrolink from Los Angeles through Orange County to Oceanside in San Diego County, connecting with the Coaster commuter rail service to San Diego.

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Pacific Surfliner

The Pacific Surfliner is a passenger train service operated by Amtrak, serving the communities on the coast of Southern California between San Diego and San Luis Obispo.

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Palomar College

Palomar College is a community college with one campus, three centers and four education sites in San Diego County, California, United States.

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Radio-frequency identification

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) uses electromagnetic fields to automatically identify and track tags attached to objects.

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San Diego Association of Governments

The San Diego Association of Governments (abbreviated SANDAG) is an association of local San Diego County governments.

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San Diego Metropolitan Transit System

The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) (or sometimes abbreviated SDMTS or Metro) is the public transit service provider for Central, South, Northeast and Southeast San Diego County, in the United States.

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San Diego Trolley

The San Diego Trolley is a light rail system operating in the metropolitan area of San Diego.

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park, originally named the San Diego Wild Animal Park until 2010, is an 1,800 acre (730 ha) zoo in the San Pasqual Valley area of San Diego, California, near Escondido.

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San Marcos, California

San Marcos is a city in the North County region of San Diego County in the U.S. state of California.

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Siemens

Siemens AG is a German conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe with branch offices abroad.

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Siemens Desiro

The Siemens Desiro is a family of diesel or electric multiple unit passenger trains developed by Siemens Mobility, a division of the German Siemens AG conglomerate.

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Single-track railway

A single-track railway is a railway where trains traveling in both directions share the same track.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

The San Diego Union-Tribune is an American metropolitan daily newspaper, published in San Diego, California. Its name derives from a 1992 merger between the two major daily newspapers at the time, The San Diego Union and the San Diego Evening Tribune. The name changed to U-T San Diego in 2012 but was changed again to The San Diego Union-Tribune in 2015. In 2015, it was acquired by Tribune Publishing, later renamed tronc. In February 2018 it was announced to be sold, along with the Los Angeles Times, to Patrick Soon-Shiong's investment firm Nant Capital LLC for $500 million plus $90m in pension liabilities. The sale closed on June 18, 2018.

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Train

A train is a form of transport consisting of a series of connected vehicles that generally runs along a rail track to transport cargo or passengers.

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Trains (magazine)

Trains is a monthly US magazine dedicated to trains and railroads, and is one of the two flagship publications of Kalmbach Publishing.

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Transportation in San Diego County

The following is a list of transportation in San Diego County, California.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Vista Transit Center

Vista Transit Center is a station located in Vista, California, served by North County Transit District's SPRINTER light rail line and BREEZE bus line.

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Vista, California

Vista (Spanish: view) is a city in Southern California and is located in northwestern San Diego County.

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Westfield North County

Westfield North County, formerly North County Fair, is a shopping mall in Escondido, California owned and operated by Westfield Group.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sprinter_(light_rail)

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