Work Continues to Deliver a Safe Berryessa Extension
After extensive review and coordination with BART management, VTA has made the difficult decision to defer most of BART’s pre-revenue operations on the BART Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension. The two agencies have concluded that in the interest of achieving a safe and reliable start of revenue service, a more practical work plan needs to be developed.
Since June of this year, VTA as owner-builder and BART as the future operator of VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension Project have been working diligently to start passenger service before the end of this year. This has involved simultaneous efforts by both agencies to complete final systems modification and related testing, BART’s system acceptance testing (Phase 3 testing) and, more recently, BART service readiness activities including training and simulated service (known as pre-revenue operations).
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