Steam engine celebrates ‘new and improved’ Acton Metrolink station

Sept 28, 2016. Pacoima CA. A 1927 Topeka & Santa Fe 3751 steam locomotive makes it’s way south pass the Whiteman airport tower Wednesday. The train made a appearance at a new train station opening in the Acton area and is being pulled by two locomotives engines back home to San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society. Photo by Gene Blevins/LA Daily News

The revamped Acton station was a nod to Acton’s rural design and “old homestead” feel.
With funding from LA Metro, Caltrans and the California Transportation Committee (CTC), Metrolink built a second platform, a pedestrian at-grade crossing, a crossover and an extension of almost 5,000 feet to the existing Vincent Siding.


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