Coachella Valley-San Gorgonio Pass Rail Corridor Service Project

Status: Long Term

Location: Coachella Valley

Type of Project: Rail Corridor

Location: Between Los Angeles and Indio

Construction: Long Range

Investment: Initial Tier 1/Program EIS/EIR $6 million; costs to be determined for future project phases and construction


The Riverside County Transportation Commission, in coordination with the Federal Railroad Administration and the California Department of Transportation, is working to bring passenger rail service as an alternate mode of travel across southern California, connecting desert communities and attractions with Los Angeles, Orange County, and the Inland Empire.

The proposed Coachella Valley-San Gorgonio Pass Rail Corridor extends approximately 144 miles between Los Angeles and the Coachella Valley with stops in Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, and Riverside counties.

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The Draft Tier 1/Program Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report will be released in spring 2021. Station locations, funding, and the timing for the start of construction and service will be identified during the future Tier 2 Project Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report.

Virtual Public Hearing #1, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 6 p.m.
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Virtual Public Hearing #2, Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 9 a.m.

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Content will be the same for both public hearings.