Green trains on California tracks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. On Wednesday, the /*California Department of Transportation*/ displayed a diesel train that the state plans to retrofit to cut down on pollution. /*Caltrans*/ said the new technology will cut emissions by 50 percent, improve fuel efficiency and lower operating costs.

The locomotives are part of the /*Amtrak*/ California fleet. The goal is to eventually convert the entire fleet of 15 trains.

The locomotives will be used on commuter trains between Sacramento and San Jose.

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