All quiet on the western front in Galt?
An Amtrak train passes Galt Place on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011. Galt
officials are planning a "quiet zone" in the downtown area that
would prevent trains from sounding their whistles as they pass.
- Quiet zones in California
There are currently 18 quiet zones established in California.
- Elk Grove
- West Sacramento
— Source: Wilbur Smith Associates
Posted: Tuesday, December 6, 2011 12:00 am
Updated: 10:40 am, Wed Jan 30, 2013.
Officials in Galt are planning to create a quiet zone through
downtown where trains won't blow their horns.
To move forward, the City Council will be asked to approve
spending up to $150,000 tonight to make upgrades to the seven Union
Pacific railroad crossings in and around Galt.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 12:00 am.
Updated: 10:40 am.
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