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San Diego County, California Sprinter

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San Diego Sprinter car 4012 outbound at Oceanside Blvd / State Tree Drive. Photo by Peter Ehrlich, November 2009.

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Overview

The "Sprinter" light rail DMU (Diesel Multiple Unit) line is the newest member of the (NCTD) North County Transit District, The NCTD also operates the San Diego Coaster Trains and Breeze Bus. The Sprinter line reused some pre-existing trackage of the 22-mile-long Escondido Branch of the San Diego Northern Railroad.

There are 15 stations serving the cities of Oceanside, Vista, San Marcos, and Escondido At the Oceanside Transit Center one can connect to the Amtrak Coaster, two Metrolink train lines, and various bus services.

Roster

Sprinter service is operated with twelve married pairs of Siemens VT642 Desiro DMUs, built in Germany.

Photo Gallery


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Photo by: Salaam Allah
Location: Crouch Street

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Location: Crouch Street

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Location: Crouch Street

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Location: Escondido Transit Center

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Location: Escondido Transit Center

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Location: Escondido Yard/Shops

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Location: Escondido Yard/Shops

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Location: Cal State San Marcos

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Location: Cal State San Marcos

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Location: Cal State San Marcos

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Location: Cal State San Marcos

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Photo by: Peter Ehrlich
Location: Vista Transit Center

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Photo by: Peter Ehrlich
Location: Escondido Ave. (Vista)

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Location: Vista Transit Center

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Photo by: Peter Ehrlich
Location: Escondido Transit Center


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Photos By Location

Oceanside Transit Center, Interstate 5, Coast Highway, Oceanside Blvd at State Tree Drive, Crouch Street, El Camino Real, Rancho Del Oro, College Boulevard, Melrose Drive, Vista Transit Center, Escondido Ave. (Vista), Buena Creek, Palomar College, San Marcos Civic Center, Cal State San Marcos, Nordahl Road, Interstate 15, Escondido Transit Center, Escondido Yard/Shops, (Misc/Unknown)









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