Facts and Figures

Operator SMART
System Type Commuter
Year Opened 2017
# of Lines 1
# of Cars 14
Mileage 43
Gauge standard
Stations 10
Power Diseal
Fare Media Clipper Card
Data Date 12/2018
1st Visit 9/2017
Last Visit 9/2018
% Rode 100%

California Transit > San Francisco


SMART stands for Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit. This is a brand new commuter line in the north SF Bay area serving Marin and Sonoma Counties. The line is on rebuilt North Western Pacific trackage. The NWP at one time did run commuter trains to SF ferries, including electrified trains. Todays train are DMUs.

The line currently runs from San Rafeal to Sonoma County Airport. There is an extension under construction to Larkspur for a better connection to the ferry to SF. There are also plans to extend the line north to Cloverdale.

Personally this is a great line as  an alternative to crowded Hwy-101. The line goes thru towns frams and rural areas. The trains are typically very buys showing this is a transit starved areas. The trains are very nice to ride. The snack bar is a bonus!

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Update Location # of Photos # New
  San Rafael 17  
  Novato San Marin 6  
  Santa Rosa Downtown 8  
  Sonoma Cty Airport 6  
  Yards 6  

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