High-speed rail public meetings in Merced Oct. 5 and Madera Sept. 28

Organizers said they will hold a public information meeting about the Merced-to-Fresno section of the proposed high-speed rail train in Merced and Madera.

The meeting in Merced will be Tuesday, Oct. 5, from 4-7 p.m. at the Merced Community Senior Center, 755 West 15th Street. Among the issues discussed with be the Environmental Impact Report that’s being prepared for the proposed 800-mile high-speed train system.

The Merced meeting will include a workshop from 5:30-6 p.m. to review station design and planning information.

In Madera the meeting will be Tuesday, Sept. 28, from 4-7 p.m. at Madera County Fairgrounds Home Arts Building, 1850 West Cleveland Ave.

Each meeting will be held in an open house format.

For more information, please call Dick Wenzel, project manager, (510) 419-6718 or visit www.cahighspeedrail.ca.gov