The collection represents the files of William W. Kratville of Passenger Transportation Consultants, which contracted in the
early 1980s with the California Department of Transportation to review the development and design of new bi-level passenger
cars for use on the San Francisco-San Jose Caltrain commuter line.
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from
manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of
the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which
must also be obtained by the reader.
Collection is open for research.