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Q1) With regards to the railroad adjacent to the project, how many passenger trains and freight trains are expected use the UPRR tracks on a daily basis?"
A1) Please contact Mr. James H. Smith with Union Pacific Railroad at: 9451 Atkinson St. Roseville, CA. 95747 (916) 789-5152. This information is listed on page 229 of the contract specifications section 13-1.02. Mr Smith said that they run between 12-16 freight train on that line within a 24 hour period, and there are no passenger trains on that line.