Judge throws out high speed rail lawsuit

June 22, 2010 6:34:15 PM PDT
A judge has thrown out a lawsuit against Caltrain and California's High Speed Rail Authority that threatened to derail the project.

Two property owners near the tracks in Menlo Park filed the suit. They wanted construction of the high speed rail line between San Francisco and San Jose delayed until Union Pacific signs off on the project.

Union Pacific runs late night freight trains along that corridor. Union Pacific officials have said they will not try to block the high-speed rail.