SMART Will Operate a Bus Bridge Between Petaluma and Novato the Weekend of November 9 & 10

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 4:55pm
Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) will be closing a portion of the railroad between the Petaluma Downtown and Novato Hamilton stations to accommodate testing for the new Novato Downtown station on Saturday, November 9 and Sunday, November 10.


A bus bridge will shuttle passengers between the Petaluma Downtown, Novato San Marin and Novato Hamilton stations.

Trains will operate on a modified service schedule (see schedule below), between the Sonoma County Airport and Petaluma Downtown stations, and between the Novato Hamilton and San Rafael stations.

Please check SMART’s website: for more information and updates about this weekend’s bus bridge.

Listen in as Aaron Parkes, Manager of Train Control Systems, describes the upcoming testing for the Novato Downtown station.