INTERURBAN RAILWAYS IN CALIFORNIA


CENTRAL CALIFORNIA TRACTION CO.
Stockton-Lodi (1907-1933)
Stockton-Sacramento (1910-1933)

PACIFIC COAST RAILWAY CO.
Santa Maria-Guadaloupe (1908-1928)

PACIFIC ELECTRIC RAILWAY
Los Angeles area (1895-1961)

The history of this extensive system is well covered by the Electric Railway Historical Association of Southern California Web site.

Replacement bus companies:
Pacific Electric Railway (1923-1958)

Most replacement bus service eventually became part of publicly owned Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA), covered in the Los Angeles section of this Web site.

PENINSULAR RAILROAD
San Jose-Saratoga-Los Gatos (1904-1933)
San Jose-Campbell-Los Gatos (1904-1932)
San Jose-Palo Alto (1910-1934)
Monta Vista-Congress Junction (1914-1933)

Replacement bus companies:
Peninsular Railroad (1925-1934)
Palo Alto Transit Co. (after 1934)

Most replacement bus service eventually became part of publicly owned Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), covered in the San Jose/Santa Clara section of this Web site.

PETALUMA & SANTA ROSA RAILROAD
Petaluma-Santa Rose (1904-1932)
Sebastopol-Forestville (1905-1932)
Liberty-Two Rock (1913-1925)

SACRAMENTO NORTHERN RAILWAY
Chico-Oroville (1906-1938)
Chico-Marysville (1906-1940)
Marysville-Sacramento (1907-1940)
Chico-Hamilton (1907-1940)
Sacramento-Woodland (1912-1940)
Yuba City-Colusa (1913-1940)
Suisun-Vacaville (1913-1926)
Sacramento-Oakland (1913-1940)
Pittsburg-Oakland (1913-1941)
Saranap-Danville (1914-1924)

Replacement bus companies:
Sacramento Northern Railway (1924-1941)
Pacific Greyhound Lines (after 1941)

SACRAMENTO VALLEY WEST SIDE ELECTRIC RAILWAY
Dixon Junction-Dixon (1915-1917)

SAN DIEGO ELECTRIC RAILWAY
San Diego-Chula Vista (1907-1930)
San Diego-La Jolla (1924-1940)

Replacement bus service eventually became part of publicly owned San Diego Transit Corp., covered in the San Diego section of this Web site.

SAN FRANCISCO NAPA & CALISTOGA RAILWAY
Vallejo-Napa (1905-1937)
Napa-Calistoga (1907-1937)

Replacement bus companies:
Napa Valley Bus Co. (1937-1941)
Pacific Greyhound Lines (after 1941)

TIDEWATER SOUTHERN RAILWAY
Stockton-Modesto (1913-1932)

VISALIA ELECTRIC RAILROAD
Visalia-Exeter-Lemon Cove (1908-1924)
Lemon Cove-Terminus (1909-1924)
Lemon Cove-Redbanks (1910-1924)
Lemon Cove-Elderwood (1915-1924)


"LINES WITH SOME INTERURBAN CHARACTISTICS"

Lines which did not fully meet the authors' definitions of an interurban in the book "The Electric Interurban Railways In America", but nevertheless could be considered as interurban railways.

NEVADA COUNTY TRACTION CO.
Grass Valley-Nevada City (1901-1923)


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